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  • Wärtsilä’s hybrid solution for bulk carriers

    Wärtsilä’s hybrid solution for bulk carriers

    16th July 2019

    The technology group Wärtsilä has achieved a new technology benchmark with the introduction of the marine sector’s first hybrid installation for a bulk carrier. This innovative system will be installed on the bulk carrier Paolo Topicbuilt at Onomichi Dockyard in…

  • Damen Shiprepair completes maintenance on OSV Deep Arctic

    Damen Shiprepair completes maintenance on OSV Deep Arctic

    10th July 2019

    Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam has bid farewell to the Diving Support Vessel Deep Arctic following a significant maintenance stopover, a substantial proportion of which was spent in dry dock. It was an exceptionally complex project with a total of 2198 work…

  • New Bulk Carrier design to meet environmental targets

    New Bulk Carrier design to meet environmental targets

    8th July 2019

    The technology group Wärtsilä, Japanese ship builder Oshima Shipbuilding, and the classification society DNV GL have delivered the first results of their joint industry development project. At the recent Nor-Shipping exhibition held in Norway, the project partners announced a next-generation…

  • Port of Tyne positive performance for 2018

    Port of Tyne positive performance for 2018

    1st July 2019

    The Port of Tyne in North East England saw adjusted pre-tax profits increase to £2.1 million and turnover rise by 22 per cent to £57.5 million in 2018, with almost all existing business streams seeing an improvement in performance. As…

  • Farstad takes over Blue King from Ulstein

    Farstad takes over Blue King from Ulstein

    28th June 2019

    Sverre Farstad & Co has taken over the the offshore supply Blue King from Ulstein. The new ship owning company Sverre Farstad & Co has taken over the offshore supply vessel. “We are very pleased that this agreement has been settled…

  • Keel laid for the first of Damen’s new FCS 7011 Crew Change

    Keel laid for the first of Damen’s new FCS 7011 Crew Change

    26th June 2019

    Two and a half years on from the genesis of the FCS 7011 concept in response to extensive feedback from the offshore energy sector, the build of the first of this revolutionary design has begun at Damen Shipyards Antalya, Turkey.…

  • Ulstein Group announces results for 2018

    Ulstein Group announces results for 2018

    24th June 2019

    In 2018, Ulstein Group recorded revenues of NOK 1.89 billion and an operating loss of NOK – 211.6 million. The result was partly caused by low exploitation of capacity in parts of the group, large restructuring expenses and loss on…

  • Ampelmann enters Norway with first Walk to Work contract

    Ampelmann enters Norway with first Walk to Work contract

    19th June 2019

    Dutch offshore service provider Ampelmann has secured a contract with DeepOcean to support the hook-up and commissioning of the Valhall Flank West (VFW) project, operated by Aker BP. An E-type system will support the Normand Jarstein vessel enabling the safe…

  • Heavy lift jack-up Apollo completes refit at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque

    Heavy lift jack-up Apollo completes refit at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque

    11th June 2019

    DEME Offshore’s newest heavy-lift jack-up Apollo has recently completed a one-month conversion project at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque (DSDu). This complex contract involved the installation of a moon pool on the main deck. The technical demands combined with the limited time…