Sarens has moved a giant 1,050-tonne heavy splitter in Kazakhstan using SPMT’s to transport the mega load over 47 kilometres of desert road. The transport was carried out for Kazakhstan Petrochemical Industries which will be using the C3 splitter at a new gas-chemical complex in Karbattan. Travelling at a speed of only 3.5 kilometres, a 20-men crew had to navigate the...Read more
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Mammoet loses ALE brand following takeover

Mammoet has dropped the name ALE Heavy Lift following its takeover of the third-largest heavy lift company in the world. Effective January 8th, the business will be completely incorporated and operate under the Mammoet brand. Over...Read more
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Prices for IMO 2020 fuels skyrocket

With IMO 2020 now in effect, fuel prices for low sulphur fuel have soared, shooting up almost 50% in major bunker ports like Singapore. Prices for heavy fuel oil, on the other hand, have remained...Read more
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Shipping confidence hits 18-month high

PRESS RELEASE – Confidence in the shipping industry rose in the last quarter to its highest level for 18 months, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from shipping adviser and accountant BDO. The average confidence level...Read more
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VOS Singapore secures new ship management contract

PRESS RELEASE – VOS Singapore has secured a new third-party ship management contract with a Bruneian Offshore Support Vessel owner and operator Lantana Services.  The vessel in question is the 2011-built anchor-handling tug supply (AHTS) vessel...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers