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Subsea 7 Wins USD 1 Bn Contract

September 5, 2016 by  
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Oslo-listed Subsea 7 has been awarded a contact in excess of USD 1.3 billion by Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL) for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of the Beatrice wind farm turbine foundations and array cables, offshore Scotland, UK.  Subsea 7, in alliance with Seaway Heavy Lifting, will manage, design, engineer, fabricate and […]

Stena Line to Add Four New RoPax Ferries

September 5, 2016 by  
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Gothenburg-headquartered ferry company Stena Line has ordered four new RoPax ferries with planned delivery during 2019 and 2020, with an option for another four vessels, from AVIC Shipyard in China. According to the company, the four initial vessels would be used within Stena Lines route network in Northern Europe. “During the course of the past 24 months our engineering […]

Kongsberg Gets EPCI Deal for ICG’s RoPax Ferry

September 5, 2016 by  
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Norwegian company Kongsberg Maritime has been awarded an Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) contract with German shipbuilder Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesselschaft that includes engineering and maritime technology deliveries to a RoPax ferry for Irish Continental Group (ICG).  The project, worth NOK 120 million (USD 14.16 million), will be executed by Kongsberg Maritime and its wholly owned subsidiary […]

Kalmar to Extend More DP World’s Cranes in Antwerp

September 5, 2016 by  
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Finland-based port automation solutions provider Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has been awarded the contract to heighten three ZPMC ship-to-shore (STS) cranes operated by DP World Antwerp Gateway NV as the terminal readies for more cargo as well as for larger vessels The order was booked in Cargotec’s 2016 first quarter order intake, and the project […]

Two Giant Cranes Arrive at London Gateway

September 5, 2016 by  
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DP World London Gateway Port welcomed yesterday two new quayside cranes. At their highest point, they stand at 138 meters tall – the same height as the London Eye. The cranes completed the long-sea voyage from China via the Cope of Good Hope to arrive at London Gateway. They came on a specialized ship, the 1981-built Zhen […]

Wärtsilä Upgrades World’s Largest Homes on Water

September 5, 2016 by  
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The largest, private, residential ship on the seas, The World, operated by Fort Lauderdale-based ROW Management, Ltd., will be upgraded with a Wärtsilä Advanced Wastewater treatment system and a Wärtsilä Nacos Platinum system for navigation and external communication purposes. The Wärtsilä Advanced Wastewater solution will replace an existing system and keep the vessel in full compliance with […]

Wärtsilä Gensets for Chinese Container Ships

September 5, 2016 by  
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              zoomImage Courtesy: Port of Felixtowe Finland’s ship engine maker Wärtsilä has been awarded the contract to supply newbuild Chinese container vessels with a total of 24 9-cylinder Wärtsilä 32 Auxpac generating sets.   The engines will power six 21,000 TEU ships being built at the Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipyard […]

CMA CGM Sets Up New EURAF 6 Service

September 4, 2016 by  
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French container shipping company CMA CGM plans to launch a new service connecting Europe and West Africa, EURAF 6, under a slot swap agreement with an unnamed partner, on August 30. The first vessel to be deployed on the new service will be a 2,460 TEU boxship, MV CMA CGM Milan Trader. CMA CGM said that the […]

UK Court Rejects Latest Appeal in OW Bunker Malta Case

May 16, 2016 by  
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The UK Supreme Court has unanimously dismissed the latest appeal from the Greek company Product Shipping & Trading (PST) in a case it brought to the court against the bankrupt marine fuel supplier OW Bunker Malta Limited. The appeal was the latest one following a number of cases launched against OW Bunker, which filed for bankruptcy in November 2014, and its subsidiaries. PST launched arbitration […]

MyFerryLink Stays in Business

May 16, 2016 by  
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The English Channel ferry operator MyFerryLink is set to resume its operations on the Dover-Calais route past July 9, after the UK Court of Appeal overturned the decision of the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to ban the company’s owners and operators Eurotunnel and SCOP from operating ferries out of Dover. Back in February, MyFerryLink won a […]

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