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  • 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…

  • Stena Line’s Able Seamen Volunteer for Mercy Ships

    Stena Line’s Able Seamen Volunteer for Mercy Ships

    30th June 2019

    After a successful volunteer program in 2018, two more employees are preparing for a three-month adventure, joining the Mercy Ships hospital ship ‘Africa Mercy’. In addition to fundraising and raising awareness for the humanitarian NGO, Stena Line also aims to…

  • 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…

  • Damen introduces Shoalbuster 2711 tug

    Damen introduces Shoalbuster 2711 tug

    21st June 2019

    In June 2019 Damen Shipyards Group presented its new design of Shoalbuster tug to the maritime market during the Seawork Marine and Workboat Exhibition in Southampton. Damen has developed the new 27m x 11m vessel in response to recent Maritime…

  • 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…

  • New look for MV Argyll Flyer

    New look for MV Argyll Flyer

    17th June 2019

    The passenger ferry Argyll Flyer has returned from annual dry dock to the Gourock-Dunoon route with a new corporate look. The vessel has been rebranded as a Caledonian MacBrayne vessel, complete with the iconic black and red livery, following Argyll…