Pride International, Inc. (NYSE: PDE) today announced that the company has dedicated and accepted delivery of the Deep Ocean Mendocino, the third new deepwater drillship to be added to the Pride International fleet, during a ceremony at the Samsung Heavy Industries Ltd. (SHI) shipyard in South Korea.
The Board of Directors of COSCO Corporation (Singapore) Limited (the “Company”) wishes to announce that COSCO (Guangdong) Shipyard Co., Ltd (“COSCO Guangdong”), a subsidiary of the Company’s 51% owned COSCO Shipyard Group Co, has delivered a bulk carrier of 57,000 dwt, “Marine King”, to its Asian buyer.
DNV, an international leader in services for managing risk, has developed a process to convert carbon dioxide (CO2) into useful products. Results suggest that its electrochemical conversion process could be a commercially viable technology in the future.
The Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Terje Riis-Johansen, officially opened the Gjøa oil and gas field in the Norwegian North Sea today in presence of Gerard Mestrallet, Chairman and CEO of GDF SUEZ.
Caterpillar Marine Power Systems was recently selected to provide combined propulsion systems for two Scandlines ferry newbuilds. The two ferries will each be equipped with 5x MaK 9 M 32 C engines with Cat Common Rail. Each M 32 C engine produces 4,500 kW at 600 rpm for 22,500 kW of total power per vessel.
International Customer Services Manager appointed at Wilhelmsen Ships Service25.01.2011 (Ships Service)Wilhelmsen Ships Service has created a key senior post at the company’s headquarters in Oslo with the appointment of Trine Haug Hansen as International Customer Services Manager in the International Customer Services team.
NORDEN has entered into an agreement for the sale of up to 6 Handysize dry cargo vessels to Greek interests. Until 30 March 2011, the agreement remains subject to the buyer’s final Board of Directors approval.
On 25 January 2011 the manufacturer of large-bore diesel engines and turbomachinery, MAN Diesel & Turbo SE, is holding the topping out ceremony for a new emissions test centre at the headquarters in Augsburg.The test facility, which goes by the name of “CentAur”, is going to be used to test measures aimed at reducing emissions…
The floating production unit Maersk Peregrino is in position and ready to work in the booming Brazilian offshore market. The transformation is the pinnacle of a comprehensive process and succeeded only due to excellent partnership and teamwork.
Continuing rising demand for sustainable wind-based energy plants in the North Sea has led Nostag Gmbh to contract Berg Propulsion to upgrade its cable layer, Nostag 10, by equipping the vessel with two azimuthing thrusters.
Ship Finance International Limited (NYSE:SFL) (“Ship Finance” or the “Company”), today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire a modern jack-up drilling rig from Apexindo Offshore Pte. Ltd. (“Apexindo Offshore” or the “Charterer”) in combination with a seven year bareboat charter back to the Charterer.
Containerships and Finnish company Wärtsilä signed a turnkey contract concerning a pioneering technology in the maritime sector aimed at reducing emissions from sea going vessels. This new technology will be installed on Motor Vessel Containerships VII and be operational during last quarter of 2011.