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DSB Offshore and DAMEN Shipyards work together with Thames Tideway

Thursday, August 31, 2017
Pontoons sold to Thames Tideway Tunnel

The Ferrovial Agroman Laing O’Rourke joint venture (FLO) has taken delivery of two Damen Stan Pontoons.  The barges were sold via London-based shipbrokers DSB Offshore: “The team at DSB mediated a large part of this deal – including a visit to view the vessels in the Netherlands,” Mr Van Elk notes. “We would like to thank… Read more »

Fleet disposal as new Forth Bridge construction is completed

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Queensferry Crossing nearing completion The new Forth Road Bridge, the Queensferry Crossing is nearing completion. You’ve heard the old adage “like painting the Forth Bridge”, referring to the great task of maintaining the iconic red Forth Rail Bridge. Now the anticipation for the new Forth Road Bridge is nearly over. At present the finishing touches… Read more »

Advantages: Exclusive Brokers for Vessel Sales

Monday, April 3, 2017
jack-up barge for sale

DSB acts as Exclusive Brokers for Vessel Sales DSB has acted as exclusive brokers for the sale of specialist marine equipment for many years. Some of the sales have been for unusual vessels or vessels with a limited market; others on behalf of construction companies and JVs for resale of plant after the completion of a… Read more »

Marine Crew Services to increase employment and training opportunities for South African seafarers

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Employment and training opportunities for South African seafarers Cape Town based vessels operator, seafarer recruitment and training company, Marine Crew Services (MCS) has responded to the South African Government’s call to increase employment and training opportunities for South African seafarers by registering a modern, multi-purpose platform supply and support vessel (MPSV) on the South African… Read more »

North Korea Cargo Vessel Collides with Chinese Tanker

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Ship sinks

North Korea Cargo Vessel Collides with Chinese Tanker A North Korean cargo vessel called KUM SAN sank off the east coast of China early on March 9 after colliding with a Chinese fuel tanker, which rescued 27 crew members, the Ministry of Transport said in a statement on Monday The collision took place near the… Read more »

London Port Plans Billion Dollar Expansion

Monday, February 13, 2017
Tilbury docks

Tilbury container terminal to be expanded   £1 billion Expansion A US$1.25 Billion (£1 billion) expansion will transform Tilbury container terminal, the principal port for London, UK, by adding a deep-sea jetty for ships from Europe and increasing the size of its site from 850 to 1,100 acres — allowing it to accommodate larger ships… Read more »

Newly-released photos of Titanic

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

New photos of the Titanic have been released ahead of an upcoming TV Documentary.   A new TV documentary about the sinking of the RMS Titanic nearly 105 years ago is supposed to shed more light on just why the famous ship sank in the cold Atlantic Ocean. More than 1,500 people died when the Titanic went… Read more »

Famous Names May Vanish

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

  Gradual consolidation of the tug industry continues   There are now scores of famous tug owning company names that have disappeared as the gradual consolidation of the tug industry continues. Even such well known companies such as Smit have not been immune to takeover – in its case by Boskalis – losing its colour… Read more »