New Record Heavy Lift Planned for Allseas' Pioneering Spirit

May 9, 2019
New Record Heavy Lift Planned for Allseas' Pioneering Spirit

Allseas has been selected to remove the 48,000 t Statfjord A platform. It will be the heaviest lift for Allseas' heavy lift and pipelay vessel Pioneering Spirit to date. To perform the lift safely, the vessel's lifting capacity will have to be increased.

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Jack Up Barge Sends Accommodation Jack-up to Deutsche Bucht

May 8, 2019
Jack Up Barge Sends Accommodation Jack-up to Deutsche Bucht

Jack Up Barge (JUB) has entered into a contract with Van Oord Offshore Wind GmbH in Hamburg for the accommodation and supply of Balance of Plant operations on the Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm.

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Damen Wins Lake District Cruise Vessel Contract ahead of UK Competition

May 7, 2019
Damen Wins Lake District Cruise Vessel Contract ahead of UK Competition

Damen Shipyards will build a diesel-electric Day Cruise Vessel for Windermere Lake Cruises. The company left UK competition behind thanks to its experience and shipbuilding methods, which means the vessel will be built both in Poland and on location.

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NMT Disappointed about Dutch Involvement in New Minehunters

May 2, 2019
NMT Disappointed about Dutch Involvement in New Minehunters

Netherlands Maritime Technology (NMT) speaks of a lack of support for Dutch companies following answers given to parliamentary questions about the new Dutch minehunters. The order for these vessels was awarded to a consortium led by the French Naval Group.

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New Finnlines' RoRo Vessels to Run on Batteries in Port

April 29, 2019
New Finnlines' RoRo Vessels to Run on Batteries in Port

Knud E. Hansen has designed three large RoRo vessels that will use electricity in port, courtesy of large lithium batteries, thus guaranteeing zero emissions whilst at berth.

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Jan De Nul Selects Record-breaking Huisman Crane for Its Jack-up Giant

April 15, 2019
Jan De Nul Selects Record-breaking Huisman Crane for Its Jack-up Giant

To suit its newest offshore wind turbine installation vessel Voltaire, Jan De Nul needed an offshore crane with unprecedented capacity and lifting height and selected Huisman for the job.

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New Partnership to Push the Boundaries of Autonomous Technology

April 11, 2019
New Partnership to Push the Boundaries of Autonomous Technology

Lloyd’s Register (LR), ST Engineering Electronics Ltd. (STEE) and Mitsui & Co., Ltd (Mitsui) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on the "Development of Ocean-going Autonomous Navigation System on a Marine Asset".

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Boskalis Loses Major Elbe Deepening Contract to DEME

April 11, 2019
Boskalis Loses Major Elbe Deepening Contract to DEME

Even though Boskalis was announced the lowest bidder in the tender for the deepening of the Elbe project in December, it is the Belgian DEME Group that will pocket the contract.

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NMT Lobbies for More Dutch Involvement in New Minehunters

April 11, 2019
NMT Lobbies for More Dutch Involvement in New Minehunters

A Belgian-French consortium led by French company Naval Group will build the twelve new mine hunters for the Dutch and Belgian governments, which has caused uproar in the Netherlands at the very limited involvement of Dutch maritime industry.

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