Topical Interview

  • Konstantin Shumilin: “The year will be closed with positive dynamics of development”
    The last politics affected heavily the Russian industry. In shipbuilding, where all industry branches are involved, this is felt especially dramatically. Of course, the development of Russian industry has been discussed before 2014. The problem was discussed by expert shipbuilders and authorities at all the levels, as well as business representatives from related structures. But at present the problem is to be solved urgently.


  • New generation of Russian rescue vessels in work
  • LNG Hybrid Barge Christened the HUMMEL
    Hamburg gets an environmentally friendly alternative for supplying power to cruise ships lying at port. The LNG Hybrid Barge, Becker Marine Systems’ floating liquefied gas power plant christened at Hafencity on Saturday (Oct. 19), is a world premiere.
  • Exhaust gas system for a new generation of environmental protection


  • The Rise of the Global LNG market: Samsung Engineering is preparing for the future
    The demand for global natural gas continues to grow every year. According to the World Energy Outlook by the International Energy Agency (IEA), natural gas is going to play a significant role in the world’s energy mix. Also, demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) is expected to be growing even stronger, particularly in the mid and long-term. Especially, Asian markets, such as Japan, South Korea, as well as Latin American markets are in demand for LNG and generate the largest rises in demand growth globally. With a recent merger with Samsung Heavy Industries, one of the world’s best shipbuilder, Samsung Engineering is preparing to be the major player in this up-striving market.
  • New bulk carrier design puts Ecoships in the lotus position
    Ecoships, the technical shipmanagement arm of Newport Shipping Group, has introduced a next generation bulk carrier design, developed to set the standard in ecologically compatible marine transportation.
  • Edith Maersk the Largest Ever Ship on the Thames
    The largest ship ever to enter the Thames arrived on 20th October 2014at DP World London Gateway, the UK’s new deepwater container port. The 397-metre-long, 56-metre-wide Edith Maersk has a draught of 16 metres and carries up to 15,500 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units). DP World London Gateway operates eight of the UK’s largest quay cranes; their air draft and overreach capabilities mean that the port is well-equipped to handle the world’s largest vessels of today and tomorrow.


  • The Port of Tallinn has signed a contract for the construction of new ferries
    Oct. 31, 2014 - The Port of Tallinn has signed contracts with Remontowa Shipbuilding and Sefine Shipyard shipbuilding facilities for the construction of four new car-passenger ferry boats to be used on the lines between the mainland and major Estonian islands; two ferries are to be built by each shipbuilding facility.
  • New ecological fuel LUKOIL
  • Port News
  • Crane Reliability Study an in-depth analysis of overhead lifting equipment
    Konecranes appreciates that superior knowledge elevates business performance to higher levels. Therefore, the world-leading group of Lifting Businesses ™ has developed a Crane Reliability Study (CRS), offering a deeper insight into the condition, safety and efficiency of lifting equipment, thus delivering valuable information to better predict and control the total cost of ownership.

Ocean and shelf exploration

  • Continental shelf: experience and prospects
  • Rosneft Discovered a New Hydrocarbon Field in the Kara Sea
    Sept. 29, 2014 - Rosneft successfully completed the drilling of the northernmost well in the world – the Universitetskaya-1 well in the Arctic. According to the results of the drilling Rosneft has made an oil discovery at the East-Prinovozemelskiy-1 license area. The drilling was completed in record-breaking time - in one and a half month - in compliance with all the technological and ecological standards and requirements.
  • See you at the Offshore Marintec Russia-2016!
    October 7-10 the International Specialised Offshore Exhibition and Conference Offshore Marintec Russia was held at ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre in St. Petersburg. Top players of the global energy and shipbuilding market gathered in the same venue to discuss the most important aspects of the development of the Arctic continental shelf.

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