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Oil Platform Hook-up, Commissioning Contract for Kvaerner

Norway's Kværner ASA contracted to perform Edvard Grieg field (in the North Sea) offshore hook-up and commissioning assistance. Lundin Norway AS has confirmed an option in the Edvard Grieg topside contract for Kvaerner to perform the offshore hook-up and commissioning assistance.

Pirate Threat Increases on W. African Coast

The ICC International Maritime Bureau's Piracy Reporting Centre recommends extreme vigilance aboard ships in West African waters. Since mid-August three vessels have been hijacked by pirates in this region.

Astonishing Trimaran Warship Launched

Indonesia's North Sea Boats Ltd launch one of the most innovative warships in the world. Measuring 63m in overall length, the vessel will be named KRI Klewang - after a traditional Indonesian single edged sword.

Arctic Offshore Oil Project Joined by Norway's Kværner

Engineering major Kværner will be a key player in the development of Rosneft and ExxonMobil’s grand projects in the Kara Sea. In the presence of President Vladimir Putin, the leaders of Rosneft and ExxonMobil announce the name of the company,

Divers Find Caribbean Island Pewter Treasure

Shipwreck reveals precious coins, rare pewter artifacts to salvors at Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. The most important shipwreck of its kind dating from the 1500s was recently discovered by Anchor Research & Salvage SRL.

Seabourn Name Official Ship's Timekeeper

Swiss watchmaker Hublot has been appointed as official timekeeper aboard Seabourn cruise ships. Seabourn guests on board the line's six cruise ships will now be kept abreast of the current ship's time by means of Hublot wall clocks.

Australian Port Industries Market Research Report

An updated IBISWorld market research report reveals opportunities for growth in Australian port trades. According to IBISWorld industry analyst Caroline Finch, “IBISWorld forecasts compound annual revenue growth of 2.

US Container Manufacturer Listed Among Fastest Growing

Hoover Container Solutions, provider of liquid & bulk container systems, listed as one of Houston's top 100 fastest growing companies. Houston Business Journal's "Fast 100 List" ranks the fastest-growing private companies in the Houston area by percentage of growth in revenue from 2010-2011.

PSV Delivered by Ulstein Verft

Ulstein delivers second PX121 Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) 'Blue Prosper' to Blue Ship Invest. “This project has flowed really well, and we’ve been able to draw on the experiences we made when building the first vessel in this series,

Fishing Vessel Major Refit Completed by Jensen

US-based Jensen Maritime, completes a major redesign of the Global Sea-managed fishing vessel 'Bering Defender'. The project, which improved the vessel’s efficiency and hold capacity, outfitted it for pollock fishing in the challenging waters of Alaska’s Bering Sea.

Maritime Satellite TV Antenna Launched by Thrane

Thrane & Thrane introduces new maritime satellite TV antenna – 'SAILOR 100 Satellite TV'. The occasion of the Hamburg SMM 2012 Expo was chosen by Thrane & Thrane to launch their new product which they say introduces a new state of the art maritime Satellite TV,

Tugboat Design Implementation Team Up

Voith and Robert Allan sign a co-operation agreenent to implement new tug concept. Voith has teamed up with the well-known Canadian naval architecture firm Robert Allan Ltd. to develop an escort tug design – the RAVE.