February 11 - Atlantica Tender Drilling's semi-submersible Beta platform has been successfully transported from Dalian to Rio De Janeiro on the deck of Coscol's semi-submersible heavy transport vessel Tai An Kou.
With a total weight of around 15,000 tonnes and an overall height of 68 m, Beta was the heaviest cargo ever carried on Tai An Kou, says Cosco Heavy Transport's Josh Wilson.
The renovation of the UK’s Pembroke Port’s Hangar Annexes into flexible workspaces and a workshop has begun as the gateway presses ahead with projects to develop into an energy and engineering centre that supports wind, wave and tidal renewable energy projects.
Companies are making headway with the preparation to store, process and transport hydrogen at the port of Rotterdam.
Canada’s port of Vancouver has steadily re-established some of its key connections between the British Columbia interior and the West Coast, following severe flooding and mudslides in the region.
Forecasting the trajectory of shipping rates even in the short term is highly problematic. However, Transport Intelligence (Ti) believes it is likely that there will be ‘regression to the mean’ and that there have been no big changes to the industry dynamics that suggest the sky-high rates will be the new normal.
Seaway 7 has reached a milestone in the construction of its wind turbine installation vessel with a steel cutting ceremony taking place at the China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) facility in Jiangsu, China.
174 governments have met this week at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in London to address the pressing carbon emission reduction challenges facing international shipping, in what the industry is calling the ‘first litmus test’ of government’s decarbonisation commitments following COP26.
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