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12/01/18 Port Announces Banking Facility to Enable Expansion The Port has announced a new £12million banking facility with Lloyds Bank that will enable the next phase in its rapid expansion. Major investments will now be made in relation to terminal infrastructure and the construction of new warehousing, as well as

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11 January 2018 The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Petrocity, the parent company of the new port facility being built in the Brazilian city of São Mateus-ES, to develop a harbour tug design. The prime consideration is to maximise the ecological operational sustainability of

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As an important part of fleet positioning ahead of the progressively stronger market that is expected, Concordia Maritime has chartered in two more MR (ECO) vessels, while also extending the contracts for two of the currently chartered MR (ECO) vessels by a further year. In parallel, a contract to charter

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21 December 2017 Van Oord recently finished local dredging operations on a 72-kilometres long channel in the Caspian Sea. With this milestone, four years of dredging at an extremely remote location have been concluded. Van Oord built the new channel to allow for transportation of construction modules to the Tengiz

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2017-12-18 We are pleased to announce that we have secured a contract for the design and construction of one luxury polar expedition cruise vessel for French cruise company PONANT. The contract value is approximately NOK 2.7 billion. The unique and state-of-the-art electric hybrid cruise icebreaker with LNG propulsion is developed

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14 December 2017 Damen Shiprepair and Conversion has been awarded a contract to undertake the conversion of a dredger to dual-fuel capability combining LNG and MGO. This will be the first conversion of its kind to take place in Europe. The contract was awarded by Rouen-based GIE Dragages-Ports with regard

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13 December 2017 The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult, in conjunction with industry body RenewableUK, has launched a major new initiative to examine how wave and tidal stream technologies can meet new tests set by the UK Government for innovative technologies to secure support. Announcing the Clean Growth Strategy in October,

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Skangas to Source LNG at Import Terminal on Isle of Grain, UK Skangas today announced that it has signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) with National Grid Grain LNG. Under the terms of the LoI, Skangas is to source LNG at the Grain LNG import terminal on the Isle of

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Concordia Maritime has signed a contract to charter in another IMO2/3 class MR tanker. The contract, which runs from the end of January, is for two years with multiple options to extend. In parallel, the MR tanker whose charter contract expired in November is also having its charter extended for

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5 December 2017 December 6th marks the 100th anniversary of Finland’s independence, and Wärtsilä is celebrating the birthday together with other Finnish companies, Finnish citizens and friends of Finland around the world. The festivities were kicked off on December 5th with a light installation decorating Wärtsilä’s headquarter building in Helsinki

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