Offshore

Battered offshore supply vessel (OSV) shipbuilder Nam Cheong is looking forward to emerging from its long period of financial troubles with the successful approval and sanction of its scheme of…
The nearby spot rates for chartering large LNG carriers have been soaring at a time when future US export projects, fueling forward activity, continue to be given the “green-light”.
Vard Holdings has finally managed to hive off another one of its orphaned diving support and construction vessels (DSCVs) with a sale to an undisclosed international customer. Sale price was…
Malaysian offshore services provider Alam Maritim Resources is planning to diversify into subsea services, including a complete work programme of underwater, structural and topside inspection, repair and maintenance, particularly in…
Bureau Veritas (BV) signed an agreement at this week’s SMM to cooperate with the [bluester] online marketplace for maritime support services, providing independent vendor qualification of [bluester] users and seamless…
Lloyd’s Register (LR) announced at SMM this week that it has developed the first ever data-driven compliance framework for the marine and offshore industry, ‘Digital Compliance’.
The business of offshore drilling and exploration, a close cousin of shipping, continues to generate business combinations, also known as “consolidation”, against the backdrop of worldwide economic strength and oil…
China International Marine Containers (CIMC) saw in the first half, steady growth in its key container manufacturing business while other segments of the now highly diversified group did less well…
Fincantieri and China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the extension of the industrial cooperation already existing between the two groups to cover all sectors…
Global multi-purpose vessel (MPV) operator AAL is boosting its scheduled North and Southeast Asia to Australia West Coast Liner Service (AUWC) to a monthly service with the addition of a…
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