All Insight articles – Page 4

  • THLG heads to Helsinki for first customer event
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    THLG heads to Helsinki for first customer event

    2019-10-14T10:20:00Z

    The Heavy Lift Group (THLG) is holding its inaugural customer day to help its members offer better services to clients.

  • Trade wars take their toll on confidence
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    Trade wars take their toll on confidence

    2019-10-10T10:00:00Z

    Confidence in the shipping industry has fallen to its lowest level for two-and-a-half years, according to the latest survey from BDO.

  • Chernobyl NSC wins project management accolade
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    Chernobyl NSC wins project management accolade

    2019-10-09T16:50:00Z

    As part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, the Project Management Institute has named Chernobyl’s New Safe Confinement (NSC) as one of the 50 most influential projects of the past 50 years.

  • HFW to host fourth P&I week
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    HFW to host fourth P&I week

    2019-10-04T11:05:00Z

    International law firm HFW is hosting its fourth annual P&I week from October 15-17, 2019 in London.

  • DHL forecasts mild slowdown for trade
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    DHL forecasts mild slowdown for trade

    2019-09-30T12:05:00Z

    The DHL Global Trade Barometer (GTB) forecasts a mild decline in world trade for the next three months.

  • Haliade-X orders
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    Haliade-X orders

    2019-09-27T12:00:00Z

    Ørsted will deploy Haliade-X 12 MW wind turbines at two of its US offshore wind farms, subject to final project approvals.

  • BIMCO publishes decommissioning contract
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    BIMCO publishes decommissioning contract

    2019-09-23T15:35:00Z

    DISMANTLECON – an international standard contract for offshore decommissioning projects from the Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) – is now available.

  • Challenges facing towage and offshore operators
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    Challenges facing towage and offshore operators

    2019-09-20T13:10:00Z

    Sandro Lipani, director chartering and operations for Malta-based Augustea Maritime Transportation, discusses some of the challenges of operating in the towage and offshore support sector.

  • Crown Estate approves extension projects
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    Crown Estate approves extension projects

    2019-09-05T12:45:00Z

    Seven UK offshore wind energy extension projects, with a combined output of 2.8 GW, will progress to the award of seabed rights, the Crown Estate has said.

  • FROM THE MAGAZINE: Airships and drones prepare for lift-off
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    FROM THE MAGAZINE: Airships and drones prepare for lift-off

    2019-09-05T12:40:00Z

    There have been calls for increased levels of innovation in the airfreight sector. Drones may find their calling for smaller deliveries on project sites, or in remote surveying; airships could carve a niche in inaccessible areas. Ian Putzger reports.

  • FROM THE MAGAZINE: Tidal power contracts begin to flow
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    FROM THE MAGAZINE: Tidal power contracts begin to flow

    2019-08-27T17:05:00Z

    Developments over the last 12 months suggest that the development of tidal, wave and other ocean power technologies is gathering traction, writes Phil Hastings.

  • FROM THE MAGAZINE: Floating technology finds new markets
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    FROM THE MAGAZINE: Floating technology finds new markets

    2019-08-20T14:50:00Z

    A push to develop commercially viable floating offshore wind turbines looks set to open up long-term opportunities for heavy lift operators, writes Phil Hastings.

  • The scrubber solution for GHG emissions
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    The scrubber solution for GHG emissions

    2019-08-16T11:40:00Z

    Advocates of exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGCS) are championing the use of the technology as a way to reduce global CO2 emissions, as well as complying with the looming IMO sulphur 2020 regulations.

  • Trade war effects hit the West Coast
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    Trade war effects hit the West Coast

    2019-08-13T12:25:00Z

    Protracted trade tension between the USA and China has hit the bottom lines of ports and terminals active on the US West Coast. Predicting how volumes will develop in the coming months is proving difficult.

  • Houston readies for PCB 2020
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    Houston readies for PCB 2020

    2019-08-13T12:15:00Z

    The Project Cargo & Breakbulk conference and exhibition 2020 (PCB 2020) – a new event for the project logistics supply chain – will take place in Houston during April next year.

  • Tariffs taking their toll
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    Tariffs taking their toll

    2019-08-09T10:05:00Z

    Last week, US President Donald Trump said that an additional 10 percent tariff will be imposed on Chinese-origin goods effective September 1, 2019.

  • Mixed fortunes in North America
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    Mixed fortunes in North America

    2019-08-08T16:40:00Z

    In announcing its second-quarter financial results, heavy haulage and crane solutions provider, Entrec, said the outlook for its business in the USA continues to be positive, but warns that a more cautious approach is needed in Canada. 

  • Heightened security risks take their toll
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    Heightened security risks take their toll

    2019-07-31T16:20:00Z

    Assaults on commercial shipping in the Strait of Hormuz, including attacks on six tankers and the seizure of the UK-operated vessel Stena Impero, have raised concerns about navigation through the world’s busiest shipping channels.

  • Zeamarine outlines Sulphur 2020 surcharges
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    Zeamarine outlines Sulphur 2020 surcharges

    2019-07-29T14:50:00Z

    Zeamarine will introduce a bunker adjustment clause on September 1, 2019 as it prepares for the implementation of the IMO Sulphur 2020 regulations.

  • Intercargo warns of Sulphur 2020 safety issues
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    Intercargo warns of Sulphur 2020 safety issues

    2019-07-24T14:40:00Z

    The International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners (Intercargo) has expressed growing concern about the implementation of the IMO 2020 sulphur cap and the availability of safe, compliant fuels.