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20 wind turbines erected at Nordsee One

Copenhagen - The first Senvion 6,2M-126 turbine in the 332 MW large wind farm in the German part of the North Sea was installed in early March.

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German “Glory” attacked, 6 crew kidnapped

Brass - General cargo vessel Antigua and Barbuda “Glory” was attacked by armed pirates at around midday May 17 in position 03 59N 006 46E, some 40 nm southeast of Brass, Nigeria, Bight of Bonny. Pirates kidnapped six crew and fled

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Jolly Nero tragedy, captain receives sentence / GALLERY

Genova - May 7 2013, at 23:05: while executing the manoeuvre to exit the port of Genoa, the engine of the cargo ship “Jolly Nero” went dead. Something went wrong, gave way, and that big ship smashed into the Control Tower, destroying it, and causing the death of nine people and injuring four

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Ships and ports: the challenges of cybersecurity / ANALYSIS

IN DALLAS 156 severe weather emergency sirens were set off in the predawn hours of 8 April; they had not been activated by a real emergency, but rather by a cyber-attack committed by a hacker.

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Law paves way for Danish ratification of “green” ship scrapping convention

Copenhagen - A unanimous Parliament has just passed a law that enables Denmark to ratify the UN’s Hong Kong Convention on ship scrapping. “It is a good day for the environment as well as those who work in the ship breaking industry every time a country ratifies the convention.

Northern Europe’s first floating rubbish bin installed in Helsinki
Leonardo, net profits climb to 78 million

Leonardo, net profits climb to 78 million

Rome - Defence and aerospace giant Leonardo concluded its first quarter of the yeargaining €78 million in operating profit (equal to a 39% rise, or 21.9% not including special transactions), and its orders gained €2,647 billion, a 3% rise compared to the same period in 2016. Order intake rose by 25% compared with March 2016

Master of detained ship died on board

Master of detained ship died on board

Contantia - The master aboard the “Geo Star” which has been detained since Jan 31, 2017 in Agigea Port in Constantia after a port state control, has died on board due to a heart failure. A rescue team had tried for more than 45 minutes to resuscitate him in vain

Six killed in crane collapse at SHI shipyard / GALLERY

Six killed in crane collapse at SHI shipyard / GALLERY

Seoul - Six people died and more than 20 were injured when a crane collapsed at a Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in South Korea on Monday, Yonhap News Agency said. The incident took place during the construction of an oil platform for French energy company Total’s Martin Linge field off Norway

Refiner Hyundai Oilbank buys 2 million barrels of US crude oil

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