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.
Aker Solutions has been awarded the Åsgard subsea compression system contract by Statoil. The contract value is approximately NOK 3.4 billion.
Kongsberg Maritime Simulation Inc., the North America arm of Kongsberg Maritime’s simulation division, is pleased to announce it has been awarded a contract by BC Ferries for the supply and installation of three Polaris ship bridge simulation systems to multiple sites in British Columbia, Canada.
The world’s leading maritime service network, Wilhelmsen Ships Service, has appointed a new Sales Director for its Asia Pacific region. Mr. Sean Neilan takes up the position on 1 December 2010. Mr. Bjørn Tønsberg, Vice President Asia Pacific, Wilhelmsen Ships Service Singapore comments, “Sean will lead and drive the sales strategies in the region with…
Ferry operator Scandlines is to invest in two ferries on the Gedser-Rostock route between Denmark and Germany that will double capacity on the route, according to Logistics Finland.
The vessels are to be outfitted at Kleven Verft in Ulsteinvik, Norway. Deliveries are set for Q1 and Q4 2012.
Seadrill has today acquired the jack-up drilling rig Petrojack IV from Petrojack IV Pte. Ltd., Singapore.
Although the offshore floating wind industry is still in its infancy, there is a significant potential in the vast deep-water areas around the world. The bottom-fixed offshore wind industry is already booming but the deep waters around Japan, China, Southern Europe and the USA remains huge untapped resources for offshore floating wind energy.
ABS and the China Classification Society (CCS) strengthened their collaborative efforts by entering into a new Cooperation Agreement on 24 November in Washington, DC. While the agreement is comprehensive, the offshore industry will be a priority area of focus for the two leading classification societies. CCS and ABS will also expand their collaboration efforts in…