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IDENTEC SOLUTIONS rolls out new products and reorganizes for growth

New product launches, organizational restructure and R&D investment support IDENTEC SOLUTIONS’ end-to-end offerings for personnel safety, asset and vehicle locating in harsh and ultra-harsh environments.

October 06, 2015

20 Indonesia Surveillance Vessels Equipped with the Transas ECDIS

Transas ECDIS has been selected for installation on board 20 Surveillance vessels under operation of the Directorate General of Marine Resources and Fisheries Surveillance, Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (PSDKP – KKP), Republic of Indonesia.
Transas ECDIS has been supplied to numerous customers in Indonesia, including DISHIDROS- the Indonesian Navy, PELNI, PERTAMINA, BASARNAS, private shipping companies such as Gemilang Bina Lintas Tirta (GBLT), Samudera Indonesia, and many more, with local support and after sales service provided by the PT MultiIntegra.

d’Amico International Shipping launches two eco-ships in Vietnam: fleet exceeds 50 ships

Oct. 6, 2015 - d’Amico International Shipping S.A., one of the leading companies in the international transport of refined products and vegetable oils, launched two eco-ships today at the shipyards of Hyundai Vinashin Shipyard Co. Ltd - Vietnam, bringing the fleet to a record number of over 50 units.
The vessels Cielo di Ulsan, a handysize Ice Class of 39,000 tons and High Trader, a medium range 50,000 tons product tanker showcase innovative design aimed at offering incredible versatility in type of transport, elevated performance in terms of energy efficiency and consumption and an impressive reduction of emissions, allowing them to already meet the international standards that will come into force in 2025.
The two eco-ships, worth a total of more than 62 million dollars, are a part of the maxi 755 million dollar investment plan that DIS launched in 2012 and which includes, to date, a total of 22 high performance vessels, of which 10 already delivered.

Global Davit GmbH presents the new FRC Launch And Recovery Systems (L.A.R.S.)

Living in a world where the only constant is the changing environment, every type of company operating in every type of industry should innovate and develop its portfolio in order to stay competitive within their market.
The world-wide operating company of Global Davit GmbH, located in Germany, a well-known name within the Survival- and Deck Equipment market, carries decades of experience within the global industrial shipping market. Therefore, the company is aware of the rapid changes within the environment they operate in.

Damen Shiprepair & Conversion reinforces its commitment to global customer service levels by acquiring D. van de Wetering

With the aim of further improving the quality of the service towards its customers, Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC) has taken over Dutch repair yard D. van de Wetering in Rotterdam, one of the oldest ship repair companies in North West Europe having been operational  since 1880.

Bredenoord heading for offshore with new rental fleet

Bredenoord and DBR combine power
At the beginning of 2016 a new assortment of marine- and offshore-certified generators will become available as part of the Bredenoord rental fleet for the offshore industry. The machinery has been designed specifically for offshore deployment. It complies with the IMO Tier II emissions regulations, DNV2.7-1 for offshore lifting and is designed to meet the IACS, SOLAS and NORSOK requirements.

Crowley Awarded Vessel Management Contract by Military Sealift Command for ROCON Fleet

Crowley Maritime Corp. ’s government services group has been awarded a new technical management contract for five U.S. government-owned, Military Sealift Command (MSC) Roll-On/Roll-Off and container ships (ROCON).
Under the approximately $130 million contract, Crowley will provide full turnkey operation and management of the fleet, including crewing and scheduled/unscheduled repair and drydocking services initially for one year with four, additional one-year options. The turnover phase for the ships began on October 1.

Hapag-Lloyd secures long-term financing for five 10,500 TEU new-built vessels and increases liquidity reserve

Hapag-Lloyd and a banking syndicate signed a US$ 372 million facility agreement with a term of 12 years yesterday. The Company will use the loan to finance five new vessels which were ordered in April 2015 for delivery between October 2016 and May 2017. The total investment volume of the order lies in the mid three-digit million US$ range.
The five ordered vessels will be deployed primarily on the South American routes and will have a capacity of 10,500 standard containers (TEU) each. With 2,100 reefers plugs each, the vessels are particularly suitable to carry perishable goods. With the investment, Hapag-Lloyd intends to strengthen its position as one of the largest reefer carriers in the world.

Inmarsat’s Fleet Media maritime entertainment service selected by Maersk Tankers

Oct. 6, 2015 - Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, today announced that Maersk Tankers, the owner and operator of one of the world’s largest fleets of product tankers, has chosen to install Inmarsat’s Fleet Media maritime entertainment service on 30 of its vessels as part of a pilot scheme.

New Emergency Rescue & Response Vessel (ERRV) relies on MacGregor deck machinery

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, will supply deck machinery for a new 65m emergency rescue & response vessel (ERRV) for Sentinel Marine. The ship has been designed by Focal Marine & Offshore Pte Ltd and will have a bollard pull of 100 tonnes of FOCAL 552. The order for the complete MacGregor anchor handling solution was booked into the third quarter 2015 order intake.
MacGregor will supply a complete deck machinery package including a 200-tonne line pull / 300-tonne brake holding anchor handling towing winch, complete with a hydraulic spooling device, as well as Triplex shark jaws and guide pins.

October 05, 2015

Gazprom Neft completes pre-construction works for Arctic terminal for transportation of oil by sea from Cape Kammeny (Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Region)

Gazprom Neft has completed pre-construction works for its Arctic terminal in the offshore area of the Ob Sea, near Cape Kammeny in the Yamal Peninsula. The terminal is designed to facilitate the year-round despatch of oil from the Novoportovskoye oil and gas condensate field, by tankers.

KOTUG and Becker Marine Systems signed MOU to introduce a LNG Hybrid Barge

September 30th, 2015 Becker Marine Systems and KOTUG signed a Memorandum of Understanding to launch a LNG Hybrid Barge in the Port of Rotterdam with effect from June 2017.
The LNG Hybrid Barge, a floating energy plant, is designed to provide environmentally friendly power for ships in ports.

Presentation of the LNG Hybrid Barge in Copenhagen, Rostock and Kiel

The first season of the LNG Hybrid Barge at the port of Hamburg was successful. In October the environmentally-friendly innovation from Becker Marine Systems will now be presented in three other port cities as part of the LNG Hybrid Barge Baltic Tour. In addition, a“Memorandum of Understanding” for operating an LNG Hybrid Barge at the port of Rotterdam has been signed.

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Crewing - work at sea
October 06, 2015

Moscow aims at rule over Arctic media

Russia will establish a major new media resource aimed at promoting Russian national interest in the Arctic.

Gazprom mulls reduction in Blue Stream natural gas link capacity expansion

Russia's planned expansion of the Blue Stream gas pipeline to Turkey may end up being considerably smaller than originally thought, according to Russia's energy minister Alexander Novak, a move analysts say could be linked to the difficult talks between Moscow and Ankara over the construction of the vast TurkStream pipeline and gas supply price.
Blue Stream - which runs from Russia to Turkey under the Black Sea - has a current capacity of 16 Bcm/year and is able to supply almost one third of Turkey's fast-growing gas demand.
Gazprom agreed on a 3 Bcm expansion of Blue Stream's capacity toward the end of last year, but now it looks like only 1 Bcm of capacity will be added to the line.

Russia Oil Giant Selling Assets

Highest Russian crude output since Soviet times

Sochi Investment Forum: Leningrad region is betting on investments in the clusters

“It is important to provide new quality of investments. It is necessary to obtain the creation of competitive business clusters, where science, industry and consumption will be united.  
Shipbuilding cluster, foodstuff production, building materials industry, petrochemical cluster – we see the regional potential in these spheres”, said Dmitry Yalov, Vice Governor of the Leningrad region.

October 05, 2015

Sudan signs agreement with Russian company on gas liquefaction

The Ministry of oil in Sudan signed a $70 million agreement on Sunday (Oct. 4) with Russia’s Gazohim Techno for liquefaction of gas produced at Neem field in the west of the country using a process known as gas-to-liquids (GTL).
Under the agreement a plant will be constructed to liquefy gas with a capacity of processing 10 million cubic feet of gas per day and convert to petroleum products such as gasoline and diesel at an estimated rate of 100 million tons of fuel per year.
Sudapet will own 51% of the plant and the remaining 49% will be held by the Russian company. The project will be implemented within 18 months.

Saudi Aramco exploring purchase of some assets of China's CNPC: Bloomberg

UAE to invest $US35 billion in clean energy

The gas-rich United Arab Emirates says it will invest $US35 billion ($A49.60 billion) in clean energy by 2021 as it seeks to reduce its dependence on fossil fuels following crude's global price slide.

October 04, 2015

Russia, Turkey to Sign Agreement on Turkish Stream in Beginning of 2016

Russia and Turkey will sign the intergovernmental agreement on the Turkish Stream gas pipeline not earlier than in December, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said Saturday (Oct. 3).

Finland drops plan to build a regional LNG import terminal

Finland's gas utility Gasum said on Friday (Oct. 2) it has dropped plans to build a regional liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal and a gas link to Estonia, citing declining gas demand and poor economics of the two projects.
The decision would benefit Russia's Gazprom, Finland's sole natural gas supplier, which also has a 25 percent stake in Gasum. The government, which has the remaining 75 percent stake in Gasum, said the Nordic country can still apply with Estonia for European Union's financial support to build the pipeline across the Gulf of Finland.

Russia admits lack of technologies for offshore oil production

The Russian government has announced that it is seeking to source equipment for offshore oil production from new countries due to the impact of sanctions by the European Union and the United States. However, as experts note, the development of Arctic fields is being hindered by low oil prices.

October 02, 2015

Gazprom and Wintershall complete asset swap

Russian gas monopoly Gazprom and Germany’s Wintershall have closed their asset swap deal. The Russian company will get European gas storage facilities in exchange for German access to Western Siberia projects.
Gazprom takes complete control of Wingas, Wieh and Wiee gas storage companies in Europe as well as 50 percent of Winz that explores and produces hydrocarbons in the North Sea.
These assets accounted for almost €12.2 billion turnover in 2014 for BASF, Wintershall’s parent company.
In return, Wintershall gets 25.01 percent of the project to develop two Achimov deposits in the Urengoy field in Western Siberia. These deposits are difficult to access.

China could import 100 Bcm/year Russian gas by 2020: CNPC

China could import 100 Bcm of Russian gas, including natural gas and LNG, in 2020, or about one third of the country's total consumption, as it sees Russia as a strategic partner that would help it move to cleaner fuel away from coal, Zhen Wang, CNPC's deputy director-general, policy research, told journalists Wednesday (Sept.30).
China has chosen gas as its next top growth fuel, as it is required to lower emissions by 2020 according to an agreement with the US. Gas is to make up 60% of China's energy portfolio by then, Wang said.

China to build LNG terminal in Pakistan

China is to build a US$2.5 billion LNG terminal in the Balochistan province, and an Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline under the China-Pakistan Economic corridor project. Construction is expected to start in November 2016. The terminal will be able to process 500 million ft3/d.

October 01, 2015

Nuclear sub Vladimir Monomakh to be transferred to Russia's Pacific Fleet in 2016

Another Borei class submarine - the Alexander Nevsky, that has entered service with the Pacific Fleet, was put on combat duty in the city of Vilyuchinsk on Septermber 30.

Coming Events
Europort 2015
October, 2015

Marine Engine Summit 2015

0ct. 20-21, 2015 • Shanghai, China

Maritime Vortal
November, 2015

Europort 2015

Nov. 3-6, 2015 • Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Arctic Shipping Forum North America

Nov. 3-4, 2015 • St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

Subsea Event China 2015

Nov. 6-8, 2015 • Xiamen, China

Oil Terminal 2015

Nov. 26-27, 2015 • Saint-Petersburg, Russia

December, 2015

Marintec China 2015

Dec. 1-4, 2015 • Shanghai, China

Marine Vietnam 2015

Dec. 1-3, 2015 • Vũng Tàu, Vietnam

Oil & Gas Vietnam (OGAV) 2015

Dec. 1-3, 2015 • Vũng Tàu, Vietnam

Saudi Transtec 2015

Dec. 8-10, 2015 • Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

March, 2016

APM 2016

March 16-18, 2016 • Singapore

CIPPE 2016

March 29-31, 2016 • Beijing, China


March 29-31, 2016 • Doha, Qatar

April, 2016

Offshore Patrol Security

April 19-21, 2016 • Portsmouth, UK

TransRussia 2016

April 19-22, 2016 • Moscow, Russia

June, 2016

Posidonia 2016

June 6-10, 2016  • Athens, Greece

September, 2016


Sept. 6-9, 2016 • Hamburg, Germany

October, 2016

Offshore Marintec Russia

Oct. 4-7, 2016 • Saint-Petersburg, Russia


Oct. 4-6, 2016 • Saint-Petersburg, Russia

Shiptec China 2016

Oct. 25-28, 2016 • Dalian, China

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