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ZIM 2018 Annual Reports

The container shipping industry is dynamic and volatile and has been marked in recent years by instability, as a result of continued deterioration of market environment. Furthermore, the shipping liner industry went through major developments and structural changes which include reshaping of the alliances and M&A activities that took place over recent years. The instability and […]


Bureau Veritas has successfully completed the first remote inspection and audit survey using Kongsberg’s DP Digital Survey solution on ‘Bourbon 508’, an OSV stationed off Angola MAC, a Bureau Veritas company, specialized in DP (dynamic positioning) systems, was deployed to help Bourbon and Kongsberg Maritime to help ensure the functionality, availability, and reliability of the survey system, providing user-friendly […]

ESVAGT increases presence in dynamic offshore wind market

With the newbuilding ‘Esvagt Dana’, ESVAGT aims straight for the dynamic market for SOV vessels. When the ‘Esvagt Dana’ entered into contract with Vattenfall on the Horns Rev III wind farm in the middle of February, it was on an atypically short Service Operation Vessel (SOV) contract. All of ESVAGT’s other SOVs that currently service […]


Damen Shipyards Group is proud to announce the recent signing of a contract with Oslo, Norway-based SeaDream Yacht Club. The contract marks a historic moment, being Damen’s first for a cruise ship. SeaDream will operate the 155-metre Mega Yacht on luxury voyages all over the world. SVP Sales and Marketing Damen Cruise Andrea Trevisan said, […]

New High Speed Fireboat for Singapore

BMT  delivers 35m fast firefighting vessel design to Penguin Shipyard BMT, is pleased to announce the completion and delivery of its latest design a 35 metre, high-speed aluminium firefighting vessel built by Penguin Shipyard (Singapore). Penguin Shipyard is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penguin International Limited, a successful Singapore-based integrated marine and offshore service provider. […]

Wärtsilä to design and equip state-of-the-art transport vessel for Aker BioMarine

The technology group Wärtsilä has been awarded the contract to design a state-of-the-art multipurpose transport vessel that will operate in Antarctic waters. Wärtsilä will also provide the vessel with a comprehensive package of integrated propulsion and hybrid solutions to ensure highly efficient and environmentally sustainable operations. The ship has been ordered by Norway-based Aker BioMarine […]

Ship fire at Meyer Turku Shipyard

There has been a fire on the deck 15 of Costa Smeralda, a ship being constructed at Meyer Turku Shipyard. There was stored equipment on fire, started by welding inside the ship. The fire started approximately at 16:45 Finnish time. Shipyard’s fire brigade was the first ones on the site and started firefighting measures. Local […]