Damen Shipyards Group celebrates Multraship Carrousel RAVE Tug winning the Maritime KVNR Shipping Award

Press Release - Damen Shipyards Group is celebrating the success of Multraship and its innovation arm Novatug in winning the Maritime KVNR Shipping  award 2018. Working with a number of industry partners they developed the ground-breaking Carrousel RAVE Tug (CRT) design that is safer, stronger and more manoeuvrable for its size than any equivalent vessel operating … [Read more...]

Tidewater Completes Combination with GulfMark Offshore

U.S.-based offshore supply vessel company Tidewater has completed its merger with rival Gulfmark Offshore, thereby creating a new global leader in the offshore support vessel sector in terms of total fleet size. Tidewater Inc. (NYSE: TDW) announced the closing of the deal on Thursday with support from over 99% of shareholders from both companies. All closing … [Read more...]

First Yamal LNG Cargo Shipped to China’s CNOOC via Northern Sea Route

Russian oil and gas firm Novatek has shipped it first cargo of Arctic gas produced at Yamal LNG to China National Offshore Oil Corporation. The LNG cargo was delivered to the Fujian LNG Terminal in China via the Northern Sea Route. The cargo was transported aboard an Arc7 ice-class LNG carrier in just 20 days, completing its eastbound transit of the NSR in 7.5 days and … [Read more...]

Press Release: Powerful TundRA 3600-H Icebreaker Tug Destined for Swedish Port Launched in Spain

Press Release - Robert Allan Ltd. - On Monday October 8, a new hybrid-powered icebreaking escort tug was launched by GONDAN Shipbuilders in Figueras, Spain. This is an important step for GONDAN Shipbuilders in unique compact icebreaker development. Designed by Robert Allan Ltd., the new vessel is a TundRA 3600-H class icebreaker tug which reflects the generations of experience … [Read more...]

Damen Shiprepair Curaçao floating dock operational

Damen Shiprepair Curaçao (DSCu), has on 2 November commissioned its large floating C dock. After the final tests had been carried out in the morning, the C Dock was submerged onto the equalized seabed. DSCu Nautical department, with the help of local KTK pilots and tugs subsequently docked the first commercial ship, a 63,400 tonnes deadweight bulkcarrier, thus putting the C … [Read more...]