Wärtsilä to design and equip state-of-the-art transport vessel for Aker BioMarine

Wärtsilä to design and equip state-of-the-art transport vessel for Aker BioMarine

The technology group Wärtsilä has been awarded the contract to design a state-of-the-art multipurpose transport vessel that will operate in Antarctic waters. Wärtsilä will also provide the vessel with …
Mar 19, 2019 /  Vessels
ARC Loads Army Aviation Unit Cargo in Thessaloniki

ARC Loads Army Aviation Unit Cargo in Thessaloniki

American Roll-on Roll-off Carrier (ARC) Group’s M/V Patriot loaded equipment for the Army’s 4th Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB) at the port of Thessaloniki. M/V Patriot moved a mix of helicopters, vehicles, …
Mar 15, 2019 /  Vessels
SeaBird Exploration announces contract extension

SeaBird Exploration announces contract extension

SeaBird Exploration announced earlier today that the contract for the Eagle Explorer with CGG has been extended by approximately 80 days. The contract is now firm until 15 August 2019, with further options for CGG to …
Mar 12, 2019 /  Vessels
Ports of Bremen and Bremerhaven sign up to Arctic Commitment

Ports of Bremen and Bremerhaven sign up to Arctic Commitment

The ports of Bremen and Bremerhaven, Germany, have joined an ambitious campaign to a ban on heavy fuel oil (HFO) from Arctic shipping – along with more than 80 companies, organisations, politicians, NGOs and …
Mar 11, 2019 /  Curious
NOVATEK and TOTAL Sign Sale Agreement for Arctic LNG 2 Stake

NOVATEK and TOTAL Sign Sale Agreement for Arctic LNG 2 Stake

PAO NOVATEK (NOVATEK) and TOTAL S.A. signed a Sales and Purchase Agreement in relation to the sale of a 10% participation interest in the Arctic LNG 2 project, within the binding agreement, signed at the 22nd Saint …
Mar 5, 2019 /  Curious
Fire breaks out on Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star 650 miles north of Antarctica

Fire breaks out on Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star 650 miles north of Antarctica

The 150-member crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star fought a fire at approximately 9 p.m. PST Feb. 10 that broke out in the ship’s incinerator room about 650 miles north of McMurdo Sound, …
Mar 1, 2019 /  Accidents
Searcher announces acquisition of Triok 2D Seismic Survey in Papua New Guinea

Searcher announces acquisition of Triok 2D Seismic Survey in Papua New Guinea

Searcher Seismic, in cooperation with BGP, have announced the expansion of its modern offshore data library with the completion in acquisition of the Triok Broadband Non-Exclusive 2D Seismic Survey in the Northern Basins …
Feb 28, 2019 /  Curious
APM Terminals Barcelona increases reefer capacity and reduces CO2 emissions

APM Terminals Barcelona increases reefer capacity and reduces CO2 emissions

In response to rapidly growing customer demand, APM Terminals Barcelona, Spain has increased reefer capacity by 31%. The electrical capacity of the terminal has also been improved, leading to a reduction in CO2 emissions …
Feb 25, 2019 /  Curious
AML’s MVP200 Selected for New Swedish Research Vessel RV Svea

AML’s MVP200 Selected for New Swedish Research Vessel RV Svea

AML Oceanographic announced on Wednesday that a Moving Vessel Profiler is being installed on one of the most modern research vessels in the world, the Swedish vessel RV Svea. The newbuild Swedish vessel, owned by the …
Feb 22, 2019 /  Vessels
Havyard Design & Solutions to deliver ship design for further two cargo vessels for Royal Arctic Line AS

Havyard Design & Solutions to deliver ship design for further two cargo vessels for Royal Arctic Line AS

Havyard Design & Solutions will deliver ship design for further two cargo vessels for Royal Arctic Line A/S. The vessels will be built at Nodosa Shipyard in Pontevedra, Spain. This will be the third and fourth …
Feb 19, 2019 /  Vessels