Keel-Laying for Elenger LNG Tanker

After the steel-cutting ceremony in March the keel-laying ceremony has taken place at Damen Yichang Shipyard in China for the LNG Bunker vessel for the new energy brand ELENGER, formerly known as Eesti Gaas. The event was attended by Mr. Ain Hanschmidt…

Wilhelmsen’s Rope Solution for Mooring Safety

Despite the industry’s best intentions, such as designating hazardous snap-back zones on mooring decks, or the drawing up of detailed line management and mooring plans, mooring remains an incredibly high risk task. Serious, often fatal, accidents continue to happen with depressing regularity…

Huge Semisub Crane Vessel gets AIP

China Merchants Offshore Technology Research Center (CM-OTRC), the R&D center for China Merchants Industry Holdings (CMI) of Shenzhen, China, have completed the basic design of the OOS Zeelandia a new semisubmersible crane vessel (SSCV) that…

C.H. Robinson announces acquisition of Dema Services

Minneapolis, Minn.-based global logistics services provider and freight forwarder C.H. Robinson recently announced it has acquired Pescara, Italy-based Dema Service S.p.A. a provider of European road transportation services, including truck brokerage, freight forwarding, and logistics.

Gartner announces rankings of the 2019 Supply Chain Top 25

Colgate-Palmolive Takes Top Spot, Unilever Joins the "Masters" Category.

Kirby’s Secret Sauce

Another year; another major fleet takeover by Kirby Corporation. But the leader of the inland tank-barge sector is not growing for growth’s sake: a deeper look at the numbers shows a disciplined strategy at work.“Kirby is definitely the big gorilla in the inland barge market…

Subsea 7 Launches Seven Vega

Shipbuilder Royal IHC has launched the fully integrated reel-lay vessel Seven Vega for subsea engineering, construction and services company Subsea 7.The ceremony took place at IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands, and was performed by Monica Th.

MN100 2019: on the horizon

Is your company a Top 100 performer? The application period for this year’s MN100 edition is officially open and underway! Only those who apply can be considered for inclusion.The MN100, always our August print edition, is our annual look at the best 100 firms in the MarineNews…

Seadrill Contract Backlog Reaches $1.9bln

The deepwater drilling contractor  Seadrill Limited said that its  contract backlog, as of May 23, 2019, totalled approximately $1.9 billion.The provider of worldwide drilling services to the petroleum industry, said that it has  added$130 million of additional backlog from March.

Russia Launches Nuclear-Powered Icebreaker

Russia's nuclear energy agency, Rosatom launched the nuclear-powered ice breaker Ural at the Baltic Shipyard in St. Petersburg."With the ceremonial launch of Ural, Russia’s nuclear energy giant, Rosatom, has completed another step towards ensuring…