PRESS RELEASE – Allseas is ramping up the final performance tests of Pioneering Spirit’s new 5000-tonne crane as the final phase of commissioning nears conclusion in Rotterdam’s Alexiahaven. This week, the main hoist overload test was performed with a cargo barge weighing 5500 tonnes. Next up are auxiliary hoist, power management and speed tests. Once complete, the crane will be certified...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Zeamarine Belgium also bites the dust

Following hot on the heels of the closure of two offices in Denmark, Zeamarine’s office in Antwerp has also been declared bankrupt. Six people have reportedly been sent home. The Business Court in Antwerp declared the...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Fuel prices take a massive nosedive

Fuel prices have taken a massive nosedive since the beginning of the year with low sulphur fuel prices in Singapore dropping from USD 734 per tonne on January 1st to USD 415 per tonne today. The...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Zeamarine closes offices in Denmark

Zeamarine is closing its operations in Denmark. The Danish subsidiary has filed for bankruptcy resulting in the closure of two offices and 23 employees being sent home, confirms local liquidator Hafnia Law. The German breakbulk carrier...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers