VIDEO: Pioneering Spirit Installs 22,000 t Platform Topsides

June 4, 2018
VIDEO: Pioneering Spirit Installs 22,000 t Platform Topsides

(Extra pictures included) Allseas’ single-lift installation/decommissioning and pipelay vessel Pioneering Spirit has completed the heaviest installation ever executed in a single lift offshore to date.

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VIDEO: Viking Grace Installs Rotor Sail for Wind-assisted Propulsion

May 1, 2018
VIDEO: Viking Grace Installs Rotor Sail for Wind-assisted Propulsion

Viking Line has installed a rotor sail on the LNG-fuelled Viking Grace, making it the first passenger ship in the world equipped with a rotor sail for the utilisation of wind power.

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VIDEO: Feadship Launches Sherpa

April 30, 2018
VIDEO: Feadship Launches Sherpa

Feadship has launched the 74-metre Sherpa via the slipway in order to facilitate work that was impossible to achieve inside the construction hall due to the yacht’s height.

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VIDEO: How the Steel Box Revolutionised Global Trade

April 20, 2018
VIDEO: How the Steel Box Revolutionised Global Trade

In 1968, the first container ship entered the Port of Hamburg. Back then nobody would have guessed that these rustic steel boxes would be capable of changing seafaring more than any other technology before.

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VIDEO: PoR Optimises Shipping with New App

April 19, 2018
VIDEO: PoR Optimises Shipping with New App

The Port of Rotterdam (PoR) Authority has presented the first version of its new digital application Pronto. The application allows ships visiting the port to cut their waiting time by an average of 20%.

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VIDEO: TU Delft Ready to Unleash the Beast

April 19, 2018
VIDEO: TU Delft Ready to Unleash the Beast

A remarkable test facility at TU Delft is where it is all going to happen: the hexapod. Weighing about 60 tonnes (60,000 kilos), it is also referred to as the beast.

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