Europe

Vik slips away from KNOT

February 3rd, 20150 Oslo: Arild Vik is leaving his position as chief executive and chief financial officer of Aberdeen-based KNOT Offshore Partners. “On behalf of the board, I would...

Deep Sea Supply fixes bareboat charters

February 2nd, 20150 Oslo: John Fredriksen controlled Deep Sea Supply has secured two long term bareboat contracts for the PSVs Sea Tortuga and Sea Triumph for operations in Australian...

Clarksons completes RS Platou buyout

February 2nd, 20150 London: London-based shipbroker Clarksons has today completed its acquisition of Norwegian broking house RS Platou. Former Platou executives Peter M Anker and Birger...

Celsius Shipping: New sector mulled

January 30th, 20151 Copenhagen: Celsius Shipping is looking to diversify and is keen to invest in new tonnage this year. Celsius acts as a platform for investors to come in on ship...

Avance Gas: Where are VLGCs headed?

January 29th, 20150 Oslo: Lots of question marks have arisen over the outlook in the VLGC sector, amid a very overloaded global orderbook and declining oil prices, which in turn has created...

Delphis: Bullish on boxes

January 28th, 20150 Antwerp: Founded in March 2004 and based in Antwerp, Belgian boxline Delphis has become among the leading sub-4,000 teu container specialists in the world. Alex...

Global Marine Systems: Tonnage lookout

January 27th, 20150 Chelmsford: There’s a glut of subsea installation vessels in the market at the moment, which is presenting one ambitious company plenty of acquisition targets. Global...

Lade: Harnessing the power of wind

January 20th, 20150 Oslo: Oil prices might be falling fast, but environmental regulations continue to tighten meaning the rush to develop innovative green ship designs continues. One...

Viking Line: Grappling with ECAs

January 19th, 20150 Helsinki: For Jan Hanses 2015 is all about getting used to operating within an emissions control area, The ceo of ferry firm, Viking Line, has six of his seven vessels...

E. A. Gibson: Going it alone

January 13th, 20150 London: Last week it was announced that after more than 120 years of association, E. A. Gibson Shipbrokers will split from its parent company, Hunting, the FTSE 250...

GIGS: Bringing shipping up to speed

January 12th, 20150 Göteborg: With shipping at heart, Lena Gothberg is developing her own company with a bunch of free-floating projects, consultancies and part-time bits and pieces –...
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