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2H Offshore Joins Deepwater Mining Consortium

2H Offshore, an Acteon company, has joined an international European consortium comprising nineteen industry and research organizations to develop deepwater mining solutions.

MSC Flaminia Returns to Service After Deadly Fire

After an explosion and subsequent fire broke out in 2012 on board the containership MSC Flaminia, one that killed three crew-members and heavily damaged the ship and cargo, the owner [...] The post MSC Flaminia Returns to Service After Deadly Fire appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Australian LCHs Bid Farwell

The Australian Navy’s three remaining Landing Craft Heavy auxiliary vessels put on a proud display of thanks to the Cairns community, sailing in formation

Bureau Veritas Kick-starts LNG Bunkering

International classification society Bureau Veritas has published a comprehensive set of guidelines on LNG Bunkering, with the aim of speeding adoption of LNG as

ExxonMobil-Contracted Rig Enters Uncharted Waters of Russian Political Storm

An ordinary, long-scheduled journey of an oil drilling rig into Arctic waters is turning into a major political exercise, attracting international scrutiny and creating a dilemma for ExxonMobil. The post ExxonMobil-Contracted Rig Enters Uncharted Waters of Russian Political Storm appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Hamburg Süd Launches Free App

Hamburg Süd has just released a free app for smartphones and tablets that is available for its customers to download. The Hamburg Süd app allows customers to access information about Track & Trace,

Ivory Coast Rain Fuels Hopes for Strong Cocoa Main Crop

Rain mixed with sunny spells last week in most of Ivory Coast's main cocoa regions helped the development of plentiful small pods, suggesting a strong start to

ICBC Invests $1.08 Billion in Brazilian Rig Lease

ICBC Financial Leading Company Ltd, an arm of the world’s largest bank, last week signed a $1.08 billion deal with Brazilian industrial conglomerate Schahin, for the leasing of two of the company’s semi-submersible drilling rigs, SS Pantanal and SS [...] The post ICBC Invests $1.08 Billion in Brazilian Rig Lease appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Stanford Secures Long Term PSV Charter in Mexico

Stanford Marine announced today from its Dubai headquarters that it has secured a three-year contract for one of its 87-meter Platform Supply Vessels (PSV), Stanford Bateleur, in Mexico.

Trelleborg Systems for DP World Southampton

Trelleborg’s marine systems operation has been awarded the contract to supply more than 70 UE1000 Unit Element fender systems to DP World Southampton. The new systems,

Italy Rescues 1,800 Refugees, Five Bodies Recovered

Italy's navy said it rescued nearly 1,800 migrants in overcrowded boats in the Mediterranean over the weekend, and a merchant ship recovered five bodies from a

Exxon Rig Enters Uncharted Waters of Russian Political Storm

U.S. sanctions on Russia include Rosneft, Exxon's partner: Project may not break sanctions, but brings political risks. An ordinary, long-scheduled journey of

Three Dead After POSH Mogami Semi-Submersible Sinks

Singapore’s Maritime Port Authority (MPA) announced this weekend the 30,500 dwt semi-submersible barge POSH Mogami, owned by PACC Offshore Services Holdings Ltd. (POSH), sank on Friday, 18 July, leaving three dead. The incident occurred [...] The post Three Dead After POSH Mogami Semi-Submersible Sinks appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

China’s Diesel Exports Hit Four-Year High

China raised its net diesel exports to the highest level in four years as domestic demand trailed output growth amid a slowing economy. The post China’s Diesel Exports Hit Four-Year High appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

IBIA Appoints New Events & Membership Manager

The International Bunkering Industry Association (IBIA) says it has appointed Stephen Hoare as its new events & membership manager at its Southampton office.

Lundin Petroleum Finds Arctic Oil

Swedish oil firm Lundin Petroleum has confirmed the size of a significant oil discovery in the Arctic, the company said on Monday after completing a second well.

Nordic American Offshore: Results of Exchange Offer

Nordic American Offshore Ltd. (NAO) have announced the expiration and results of its offer to exchange unregistered common shares that it issued in its prior equity private placement in November 2013.

Containership Consortia Set for Further Expansion: Analyst

The formation of 2M is only the conclusion of the latest round of mega-alliance negotiations. Much more lies ahead, considers Drewry Maritime Research in their latest 'Container Insight' analysis,

Giant Vessel to Change Offshore Decommissioning Game: Analyst

The new Allseas vessel, 'Pieter Schelte', is able to replace the previous slower method of removing topsides piece by piece with one lift, meaning a decommissioning

More Boat Migrants to Italy Die

Nineteen people died trying to reach Italy on a boat packed with hundreds of migrants, probably poisoned by carbon monoxide fumes from its engines, said the Italian Navy on Saturday,

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