On November 15, Takao Ito, NYK corporate officer and chief representative for China, and his colleagues attended the 2010 NYK scholarship awards ceremony at Dalian Maritime University (DMU).
Stena Line has signed an agreement with DFDS to acquire its Liverpool (Birkenhead) to Belfast and Heysham to Belfast routes. The acquisition, which amounts to 47,5 MEUR, will enable Stena Line to improve its service on the Irish Sea by offering several different alternatives for transportation between Great Britain and Northern Ireland. In recent years,…
eppel FELS Limited (“Keppel FELS”) is pleased to announce that it has signed a contract to build two proprietary KFELS B Class jackup rigs worth US$360 million with Asia Offshore Drilling Limited (“AOD”), a 49% owned affiliate of Mermaid Maritime Public Company Limited (“Mermaid”).
Scana Industrier ASA has through its subsidiary Scana Steel Björneborg signed a one-year contract with Wärtsilä Propulsion for supply of forgings for propeller shaft lines during 2011.
Aker Solutions has set up a new manufacturing facility in South Korea for the production of Pusnes deck machinery™. Aker Solutions has among several major contracts signed a contract for the delivery of Pusnes deck machinery™ for the prestigious “Pieter Schelte”-project, the world’s largest platform installation, decommissioning and pipe-lay vessel. The total order intake of…
On November 29, NYK-Hinode Line Ltd. took delivery of a new module carrier* that was built at the Koyagi Plant of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ Nagasaki Shipyard & Machinery Works. The vessel, named Yamato, has been equipped with an innovative air-lubrication system that uses bubbles to reduce frictional resistance. Yamato is the second vessel to Yamatai,…
While CMA CGM has already reduced CO2 emissions by 35% since 2005, the Group continues to pursue actions taken to minimise the impact of its activities on the environment.
IMCO and the International Shipping Federation (ISF) have published the results of their latest comprehensive study of the worldwide supply and demand for seafarers, presenting their conclusions, on 30 November, to governments attending the IMO Maritime Safety Committee in London.
Maersk Line, the largest carrier of the world, has denied it has signed a contract for ten 18,000-TEU containerships with South Korea shipbuilder Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering.
Wärtsilä’s industry leading dual-fuel technology enables the towboats of US rivers to be powered by engines that comply with current and future environmental legislation, while creating operational cost savings for the operators.
The Board of Directors of COSCO Corporation (Singapore) Limited (the Company) wishes to announce that COSCO (Dalian) Shipyard Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of the Company’s 51% owned subsidiary, COSCO Shipyard Group Co. Ltd., has secured contracts valued over USD110 million to build three (3) bulk carriers of 82,000 dwt each.
The new US production facility set up by the specialist for propulsion and power solutions Tognum is now up and running. In Aiken in the US State of South Carolina, assembly of Tognum’s MTU Series 2000 and 4000 engines earmarked primarily for the US market recently got underway.