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AG&P Makes Strategic Equity Investment in Kanfer Shipping

Singapore

AG&P makes a strategic investment in Norway-based Kanfer Shipping to make LNG more accessible and commercially viable for downstream customers. Kanfer has captured the attention of the global...

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Taiwan’s Hung Hua Construction orders a third Damen Fast Crew Supplier (FCS)

Netherlands

Hung Hua Construction of Taiwan has ordered a third Damen Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) to add to the two it ordered at the start of the year. This latest vessel will be a Damen FCS 2610. The contract...

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Damen FCS Demonstrates Versatility Again In Collaborative Technology Project

Netherlands

Delft Dynamics, Next Ocean and Damen perform qualification test in North SeaDamen Shipyards Group, in collaboration with Delft Dynamics and Next Ocean, has trialled a new approach to search and...

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Cornes Chart Group Makes Acquisition

Japan

Japanese chart provider Cornes Chart Group has acquired a UK-headquartered maritime technology company in a deal that aims to build on its innovation potential.Cornes’ acquisition of GNS is a...

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Arista and ABS in ocean data agreement

Greece

Athens-based Arista Shipping has reached an ocean data agreement with ABS. Arista’s fleet and managed vessels will use processed data from the ABS Metocean Hindcast Data application to guide...

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Wärtsilä and PSA Marine ink LOI on smart technology

Finland

L to R: Her Excellency Jaya Mohideen, Ambassador of Singapore to Finland; His Excellency Antti Vänskä, Ambassador of Finland to Singapore; Ms Katri Kulmuni, Minister of Economic Affairs of Finland;...

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Dredging Pioneer William G. Gahagan: Fair Winds and Following Seas

FL, United States

William G. Gahagan, P.E. passed away on November 14, 2019. Bill was one month shy of his 90th birthday.Bill Gahagan was a dedicated lifelong pioneer and leader in the dredging industry. An engineer...

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Julong Technology Announces Plans for Dredger Operators

Nigeria

As part of activities of the 13th Nigerian Dredging Summit and Exhibition which kicks off in Port Harcourt next week, Julong Technology Ltd has revealed plans to offer Nigerian mechanised dredging...

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Van Oord partners with Dutch Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai

Netherlands

Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 12 November 2019 - Van Oord is the first National Partner of the Dutch Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai. Netherlands Consul General and Commissioner General to Expo 2020...

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Three New Damen FCS Patrol Vessels For SR Platforms Achieve Major Milestones In A Single Week

Netherlands

In just one week, Damen Shipyards Group has launched an FCS 3307 Patrol vessel and, in cooperation with the same owner, SR Platforms, successfully completed the sea trials of two FCS 4008 Patrol...

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Third Life For 90 Year Old Amsterdam Bridge Courtesy Of Niron Staal

Netherlands

November saw the final stages of a fine example of regeneration, with Niron Staal’s work on an old Amsterdam bridge. The 1930-built bridge was rolled out of Niron Staal’s premises and shipped on a...

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Chile’s SAAM Acquires Dutch Boskalis’ Stake in a $200M Joint Venture

Chile

Sociedad Matriz SAAM has acquired 49% of the capital stock of Boskalis in SAAM Smit Towage Mexico.Through the deal, the Chilean company acquired 49% of the business in Mexico, Panama and Canada and...

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UK Shipyard Buyer Found

United Kingdom

A conditional contract has been announced for the purchase of assets of the former Harland and Wolff Heavy Industries Limited and Harland and Wolff Group Plc.InfraStrata is set to purchase the...

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Arcadis appoints first director of resilient cities in the UK

United Kingdom

Arcadis has strengthened its global cities programme with the appointment of Anusha Shah as director of resilient cities in the UK. In this newly created role, Shah will focus on working with city...

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Trading Update: Boskalis Reports Good Third Quarter And Maintains 2019 Ebitda Guidance

Netherlands

THIRD-QUARTER HIGHLIGHTS Good revenue development with strong improvement of the result compared to the first half of the yearHealthy utilization of trailing suction hopper dredgers within...