Project Updates & Industry Developments
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EU Commission Stops the Clock on HHIH-DSME Merger Probe

South Korea, Korea, Democratic People's Republic of

The European Commission has suspended the full-scale probe into the proposed acquisition of South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) by its compatriot Hyundai...

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Go-ahead for mining on ten West Coast beaches

South Africa

First published by GroundUpEnvironment Minister Barbara Creecy has dismissed most of the appeals against the approval in 2019 of vastly expanded beach mining operations on the West Coast north of...

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Jan De Nul nears completion of fabrication of foundations for Taiwan’s Changhua Offshore Wind Farm

Luxembourg

Jan De Nul Group reaches a next important milestone in the construction of the Taiwan Power Company Offshore Windfarm Phase 1 Project – Demonstration. The fabrication of the foundations for the 21...

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THE Alliance Reveals New Batch of Void Sailings

Members of THE Alliance Hapag-Lloyd, HMM, Ocean Network Express, and Yang Ming have decided to void dozens of sailings in April amid anticipated sharp demand downturn caused by the coronavirus...

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Wharfies Refuse to Unload Boxship in Melbourne amid COVID-19 Concerns

Australia

Wharfies at the DP World terminal in Melbourne, Australia refused to unload a container vessel last night citing safety risks to workers and the community. The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA)...

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Random drug tests must continue during COVID-19 emergency

The Coast Guard has issued a Marine Safety Information Bulletin (MSIB) saying that marine employers with mariners in safety sensitive positions who are subject to drug testing under 46 Code of...

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Emergency USD 1.23 Mln Fund to Support Seafarers Impacted by Covid-19

A UK-based charity the ITF Seafarers’ Trust (ITFST) is launching a USD 1.23 million (GBP 1 million) emergency fund to address the impact of the global pandemic on seafarers and their...

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Titan LNG completes largest LNG bunkering operation on Heerema’s “Sleipnir”

Netherlands

Netherlands-based maritime liquified natural gas (LNG) bunkering company Titan LNG on Friday (27 March) said Heerema’s Sleipnir, the world’s most powerful semi-submersible crane vessel yesterday,...

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No EC needed for de-silting rivers: Govt

India

PANJIM: Dredging and de-silting of dams, reservoirs, river and canals for the purpose of their maintenance and digging of wells for irrigational and drinking water purpose will henceforth not...

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Construction at 401.5MW Chinese Offshore Wind Project Back on Track

China

Construction at the Yangjiang Nanpeng Island offshore wind farm in China is back in full swing, according to MingYang Smart Energy. The 401.5MW wind farm, being developed by China General Nuclear...

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MUA: Maritime Employers Need to Take Vital Steps to Save Australian Supply Chains

Australia

The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) has urged major businesses in Australia’s maritime supply chain to implement “a consistent, industry-wide framework” aimed at preventing coronavirus...

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Shipping Industry Sees Growth in Remote Surveys in Times of Coronavirus Crisis

As the maritime industry adjusts to the constraints placed on people’s movements imposed by governments to limit the spread of the coronavirus, remote ship surveys and inspections are becoming...

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Ship manager offers solution to crew change crisis

Singapore

Captain Rajesh Unni, founder and CEO of Singapore-headquartered ship manager Synergy Group, is proposing a solution to the seafarer welfare problem caused by coronavirus related restrictions on crew...

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Shiprecycling in Pakistan and India in Limbo

The coronavirus pandemic has practically paralysed the ship demolition market in South Asia as lockdown measures continue to be introduced across the subcontinent.Pakistan suspended all beaching and...

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Harbour and Channel Dredging Market to Undertake Strapping Growth by the End 2026 | Boskalis, Van Oord Jan De Nul Group, DEME, Hyundai Engineering & Construction.

The Harbour and Channel Dredging market has been changing all over the world and we have been seeing a great growth In the Harbour and Channel Dredging market and this growth is expected to be huge...