Topic: COVID-19

Breakbulk Europe cancelled for 2020

Breakbulk Europe has been cancelled for 2020. “Government regulations impose a ban on all events and exhibitions with 1,000 or more participants until 31 October 2020, which means it is impossible to deliver the event...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Schlumberger cuts 21,000 jobs

Schlumberger is cutting 21,000 jobs in response to the pandemic and related oil crisis. CEO Olivier le Peuch says the second quarter “has probably been the most challenging quarter in the past decades.” The company...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Breakbulk Asia cancelled for both 2020 and 2021

Breakbulk Asia has been cancelled for this year and the next. “With the ongoing travel restrictions into China for international exhibitors and delegates, as well as internal restrictions as those in place for Beijing-based customers,...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Aker Solutions posts better than expected results

Aker Solutions has recorded better than expected second-quarter results. Cost-saving measures and increased activity in existing projects have led to higher revenue, earnings and order-intake than anticipated following the outbreak of Covid-19. Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Liebherr develops new remote service app for cranes

PRESS RELEASE – Liebherr has developed a remote service tool for crawler cranes, deep foundation equipment and maritime cranes. The app allows operators to share visual information, resulting in faster and easier troubleshooting. As part...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Van Oord axes 500 jobs

Van Oord becomes the latest offshore contractor to heavily cut back on its workforce. Covid-19, the slump in oil prices and deteriorating market conditions in the dredging industry force the company to cut 500 jobs...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers