CSCL Indian Ocean, one of the world´s largest containerships grounded since last week on the River Elbe, was re-floated in the early hours of Tuesday. The re-floating operation, led by Smit Salvage and local authorities, involved 12 tugs boats.
Each lock chamber of Panama Canal will have three water-saving basins, which will reuse 60 percent of the water in each transit and use 7% less water than the existing locks.
The Baltic Ace car carrier sank in 2012 with more than 1,400 cars on board after a collision with a container ship near the entrance of the main shipping lane leading to Rotterdam port.
Debmarine Namibia’s new N$2.3 billion (US$139 million) diamond sampling and exploration vessel, the mv SS Nujoma, has been launched at the Kleven Verft AS shipyard in Ulsteinvik in Norway.
Royal IHC has successfully named and launched the 550t top tension capacity pipelay vessel, SEVEN CRUZEIRO, at its shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel.
Two U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crews rescued 12 people from their vessel taking on water in Cuban territorial seas Saturday. Rescued were one Jamaican, two Nicaraguan, one U.S., and eight Haitian crewmembers.
In preparation for the start of the large-scale cleanup of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch in 2020, The Ocean Cleanup has conducted a series of 3D scale model tests at MARIN.
From the installation of the last giant topside module in South Korea, to the completion of a 17 kilometre long mooring chain in Spain. 2015 has been an extraordinary year in the construction of Prelude, Shell’s world first liquefied natural gas project.