Norwegian oil major Statoil has awarded Samsung Heavy industries an $888 million contract for two platform decks on the giant Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea, it said on Tuesday.
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Wärtsilä has successfully passed the final step of the Lloyd’s Register (LRS) classification society’s Type Approval process to obtain an LR Type Approval Certificate for the Wärtsilä WTT11 tunnel thruster.
Oil and shipping conglomerate A.P. Moller-Maersk said on Tuesday it was experiencing no problems funding operations in Greece or getting paid by Greek customers despite the imposition of capital controls by Athens.
A new generation of motor-rotor-sailing ships is currently being developed especially for short sea trade. 15 partners are cooperating to implement a lightweight design of a wind sail system with aerodynamic rotors for small coasters.
The construction of the biggest industry project of our time, the Johan Sverdrup field, starts now. First to come is the substructure Kvaerner is delivering for the riser platform, which is one of four platforms at the new field centre.
The global trade association for merchant ship operators, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), has voiced serious concern about the potentially protectionist approach being taken by the U.S. with respect to the future transport of energy exports.
The Rolls-Royce powered Bergen Viking has returned to service following a successful conversion from diesel-electric to Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)-electric propulsion.
With the maritime shipping industry making investment in sustainable practices and technologies a priority, the Port of Prince Rupert is enhancing one of its programs that rewards positive environmental performance.
In celebration of Singapore’s golden jubilee (SG50) this year, National Geographic Channels (NGC), part of the FOX International Channels (FIC) network, has partnered with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and the Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) to produce a long-form documentary titled, “Inside Maritime Singapore,” set to air on June 30th at 7pm (SGT) across Singapore, Hong Kong and the rest of Southeast Asia.
State oil and gas PetroVietnam group said it has begun construction of an oil and gas terminal on Phu Quoc island off the country’s southern coast at a combined investment of 5.6 trillion dong ($260 million).