Danish firm to build additional ambulance boats for Hellenic Coast Guard

Viking-built ambulance boat

Viking Life-Saving Equipment of Denmark has been awarded a contract for the construction of 11 ambulance boats in a series for use by the Hellenic Coast Guard. Eight earlier boats from the same series were delivered by Viking to the coast guard from 2020 to 2022. Like their earlier sisters, the new...


Fishing Vessel News Roundup | June 25 – Norwegian and Dutch trawlers, fish farm support workboats and more

Deliveries include a feed barge for the Faroe Islands and a bleeding and service boat for a Norwegian fish harvester. A Norwegian operator christens the newest addition to its trawl fleet as sea trials kick off for a coastal seining vessel and a landing craft workboat to be deployed in Scotland....


OPINION | Overcoming the deliberate legal ambiguity adopted by China’s coast guard

A still image taken from footage released by the Armed Forces of the Philippines showing China Coast Guard personnel confronting a resupply mission to Scarborough Shoal

While laws should provide clarity and transparency, China’s recent orders regarding maritime jurisdiction appear to be deliberately based on ambiguity and uncertainty. This has become very evident in the past day after the latest clash with the Philippines in the South China Sea. In seeking to...


Construction and operations plan for wind project offshore New England secures US federal government approval

Offshore wind turbines at an undisclosed location

The US federal government, through the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), has approved Sunrise Wind’s plan for construction and operations. This is the project’s final approval from BOEM, following the Department of the Interior’s March 2024 Record of Decision on the project. The Sunrise Wind project will be located south of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, […]

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Maritime Security Vessel News Roundup | June 25 – New frigates, corvettes and a special operations support ship

The Hellenic Navy acquires a former research vessel for special operations support as Japan welcomes a stealth frigate into service and new corvettes for Russia and the Philippines are launched. Construction begins on Australia’s Hunter-class frigates. Finally, ordered have been placed for frigates for the German Navy and patrol boats for Australia’s Pacific Island neighbours. […]

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Genting selects Chinese firm to build FLNG for deployment off Indonesia

Rendering of Genting's new FLNG to be deployed off West Papua, Indonesia

The Genting Group, via subsidiaries Genting Oil and Gas and Layar Nusantara Gas, have awarded an engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning (EPCIC) to China’s Wison New Energies for a new floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility with an output of 1.2 million tonnes...


TotalEnergies wins further maritime lease in North Sea to develop 1.5 GW of offshore wind

TotalEnergies, as shareholder of Offshore Wind One, has been awarded the maritime concession N-11.2 by the German Federal Network Agency, following auctions held in Germany. Located in the North Sea, around 120 kilometers north-west of the German island of Heligoland, concession N-11.2 (1.5 GW)...


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