Keels laid for Kotug Canada’s future methanol-fuelled tugs

Keel-laying ceremony for two new escort tugs ordered by Kotug Canada for supporting Canada's Trans Mountain pipeline expansionp roject

Kotug Canada, a partnership between Netherlands-based towage company Kotug International and Canada’s Horizon Maritime, recently held a ceremony to mark the laying of the keel of two new escort tugs that will be powered by methanol propulsion systems. Designed by Canadian naval architecture firm...

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COLUMN | On the edge? McDermott, Petrofac, The Metals Company and Cadeler [Offshore Accounts]

Lady Gaga famously sang that she was “on the edge of glory”. This week, we look at four companies on the edge of….well, something. Let’s check in on two construction companies, a subsea mining venture, and our favourite wind turbine installer. McDermott on the edge Finally, a judge in the UK has...

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VESSEL REVIEW | HaiSea Kermode – LNG-fuelled escort tug enters service in British Columbia, Canada

Canadian towage company HaiSea Marine, a joint venture business formed by the Haisla Nation of British Columbia and local shipping line Seaspan, has taken delivery of the first in a new series of two LNG-fuelled ASD tugs that will be used primarily to escort gas carriers between the Pacific Ocean...

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OPINION | “Same, same but different”: assessing ASEAN’s and the EU’s maritime strategies

The emergence of the Indo-Pacific concept shows the cardinal role oceans play in shaping international politics. While synergies are created by the notional confluence of the Indian and the Pacific Oceans, these waters contain some of the world’s most sensitive flashpoints for conflicts that could have monumental consequences. In that context, the South China Sea […]

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COLUMN | “Not a matter of if, but when”: Subsea mining on hold, for now; Teddy goes to St Petersburg; Safer gets safer [Offshore Accounts]

It has been a rollercoaster couple of months for seabed mining pioneer The Metals Company. For most of the last year, the company’s share price languished below one ..

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OPINION | Thinking through Britain’s forward-based submarine commitment to AUKUS

The pathway to Australia acquiring nuclear-powered submarines, under Pillar 1 of the AUKUS partnership, assigns a prominent role to the UK, as the designer and co-builder ..

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OPINION | The cost of crime and corruption on Pacific fisheries

The Pacific Ocean is the most abundant fishing region, however an uptick in illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing around the islands means that might not alw ..

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