Category: Project Cargo Summit 2018

Jan De Nul and Hitachi sign contract for offshore wind farm in Taiwan

Jan De Nul Group from Belgium and Hitachi from Japan have signed a contract with Taiwan Power Company concerning overall work for the manufacturing and installation of 21 5.2 MW wind turbines (109.2MW). It will be constructed off the coast of Fangyuan in Changhua County in Central Western Taiwan. The work includes design, manufacturing and… Read more ›

Heerema ends offshore pipe lay activities

Heerema Marine Contractors announced that as a further step in its strategic transition the company will discontinue its offshore pipe lay activities. The decision follows a further review and commercial evaluation in early 2018 of HMC’s current position in ‘the highly competitive pipe lay market which continues to suffer from significant overcapacity’. Following this strategic… Read more ›

“The entire port community must work together to attract project cargo”

Ports seeking to attract project cargo should predominantly focus on the cargo stakeholders. Ultimately, they select the seaport through which the cargo will be directed. The shipping lines and their vessels are following in this respect. However, they too have a voice and can influence their customers to opt for a specific port. This according… Read more ›

Multipurpose shipping: conditions are ripe for recovery

Multipurpose shipping has started 2018 on a confident footing and is forecast to recover further on rising demand, contracting vessel supply and lessening threats from competing sectors, according to the latest edition of the Multipurpose Forecaster and Annual Review report published by global shipping consultancy Drewry. The multipurpose shipping market, which comprises both breakbulk and… Read more ›

Jumbo appoints Huisman for offshore mast cranes on new HLVC

Jumbo made a formal investment decision to appoint Huisman Equipment for the provision of the design and construction of two offshore mast cranes for their new DP2 Heavy Lift Crane Vessel (HLCV) to be delivered in the first quarter of 2020. The main crane of the HLVC will have a 2,500t capacity. Furthermore, Jumbo has… Read more ›

New date Project Cargo Summit: 12 and 13 September

The first edition of Project Cargo Summit will take place on Wednesday the 12th and Thursday the 13th of September. The international event in Rotterdam was originally scheduled for Tuesday the 24th and Wednesdaythe 25th of April. Organiser NT Publishers has made this decision to set a new date to allow for more time to… Read more ›

Shipbuilder IHC to acquire engineering firm

Shipbuilder and maritime group Royal IHC from Sliedrecht will acquire engineering firm KCI from Schiedam. To this end, IHC has signed a contract with the Norwegian parent company of KCI, the offshore company Oceanteam. The amounts involved in the deal have not been disclosed. KCI will continue to operate independently within IHC. Among other things,… Read more ›

Investor acquires 45%-stake in wind farm


 Investment company Partners Group has acquired a 45%-stake in Blauwwind, which is building the Borssele III/IV wind farm.
 The earlier shareholders Shell, Eneco and Mitsubishi have sold half to the Switzerland-based company. Only contractor Van Oord has retained its original stake of 10%. The stake of Shell has decreased to 20%, that of Mitsubishi… Read more ›

Steinweg, Liebherr participate in summit

In the final days of 2017 two new partners committed to the new Project Cargo Summit in Rotterdam. Steinweg and Liebherr agreed to be present and showcase there expertise to the attending project cargo professionals. A growing number of logistics service providers and related companies are supporting this new summit. The primary goal of the… Read more ›

Broekman Logistics commit to Project Cargo Summit

Right after the Rotterdam Port debate Broekman Logistics agreed to participate in the new Project Cargo Summit in Rotterdam. The summit takes place on April 24 th and 25th in Rotterdam. The summit offers partners a top-level platform to meet and inform the project cargo cumunity.