Holding OOS International Group B.V. just announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding with China Merchants Industry Holdings, wholely owned subsidiary company of China Merchants Group (Hong Kong) , for the design and construction of the biggest SSCV (Semi-Submersible Crane Vessel) in the world, the OOS Zeeland, a revolutionary semi-submersible crane vessel.
The design and naval architecture company Oliver Design, with its headquarters in Getxo, has proceeded to a deep renewal of its corporate image as well as a remodelling of its website. This remarkable change of the visual and external image of the company coincides with the 50th anniversary of the first vessel designed by its founder and CEO, Jaime Oliver, and in the moment the company is about to comply three decades of experience.
More than half a year before the celebration of the 7th edition of Navalia, it has already reached the 99% occupation level of 2016, so the organization is already working on the 3rd pavilion, pending the construction of the new space contained in IFEVI. This information was provided during the meeting with the Galicia Regional Minister of the Sea, Miss Rosa Quintana.
Exhibitors: Damen Shiprepair & Conversion wins contract for first European conversion of a dredger to dual-fuel LNG / MGO
Damen Shiprepair & Conversion has been awarded a contract to undertake the conversion of a dredger to dual-fuel capability combining LNG and MGO. This will be the first conversion of its kind to take place in Europe. The contract was awarded by Rouen-based GIE Dragages-Ports with regard to its 117m, 8500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Samuel de Champlain, and the works will take place next year at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque. The conversion is part of an EU-supported initiative to promote LNG propulsion in short-sea vessels operating along the European Atlantic coast.
Exhibitors: Sea Master expands its operations in the Netherlands with the settlement of Sea Master Holland (SMH)
The Netherlands has been traditionally a wide maritime market, where Sea Master Holland will cover the demand for engineering high quality solutions for challenging projects in the offshore area, dredges, ferries, yachts, as well as heavy cargo transport. Sea Master has a wide experience in big challenging projects with shipyards from Spain, Norway, Finland and the Netherlands.
The Maritime cluster of the Basque country, which represents 2,27% of the region’s GDP and currently comprising 147 associates representing 238 companies, whose total turnover has been 2.943,5 millions euros in 2016 and has employed 14.738 people, will be an exhibitor in Navalia.