These are the main milestones of 2018. In 2018, we achieved a new tonnage record and strengthened our international maritime service with the increase of reservations of Neopanamax ships. Discover the main milestones of the past year.
Archives for December 2018
Arctia’s icebreaker Kontio departed the icebreaker base in Helsinki as the Finnish icebreaking season’s second icebreaker on Saturday 29 December 2018.
Aqualis Offshore was engaged by Ouyang Offshore Co. Ltd. to supervise the construction and the jacking trial of the self-elevating wind turbine installation vessel.
When the Ninian Central oil production platform was towed out of Loch Kishorn in May 1978, at just over 600,000 tonnes it was the largest concrete structure that had ever moved across the face of the earth.
EXMAR announced that its Floating LNG Liquefaction Unit (FLNG), to be renamed Tango FLNG, has left China to the destination of its liquefaction operations: Bahia Blanca, Argentina.
Incheon Port Authority, announced that the container traffic volume of Incheon Port reached 3 million TEU as of December 19 according to its rough aggregation.
Bronze has been the preferred material for open water and low ice class ship propellers for decades. A few years ago, Aker Arctic began investigating the possibility of using it also in high ice class vessels.
Sometimes it so happens that tanker ships become adrift in the oceanic waters due to some reason. In such situations, in order to prevent tankers from hitting oil rigs or reaching far-off shores or some other offshore structure, a gadget known as ship arrestor has been devised and used.
2018 looks set to be a record year for the Port of Antwerp for the sixth time in a row, with growth in all types of cargo and a recent wave of investments.