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Construction starts on €1bn port in Murmansk
Lavna Commercial Sea Port project to include deep-water berth and railway infrastructure
New wind catching tech enters commercial development
Multi-turbine system for floating offshore wind farms uses 80% less space, is more sustainable and produces cheaper electricity, says Wind Catching Systems 
Aberdeen Harbour’s €410 million expansion reaches ‘major milestone’
Final 8,000 tonne caisson installed at international cargo port in Scotland as BBC programme documents the expansion project  
Watch McMahon Services demolish the ex-HMAS Success
Largest military ship ever built at Sydney Harbour was decommissioned after more than 30 years’ service
UK to boost windfarm construction capacity
Siemens Gamesa and GRI receive funding for wind turbine facilities in northern England
Turkey’s ambitious canal project begins
Controversial €12 billion Kanal Istanbul to ease traffic congestion in Bosphorus Strait
Expansion of Egypt’s largest port
Bauer subsidiary using trench cutters and drilling rigs to expand port of Alexandria
Jumbo uses Lankhorst heavy lift slings for Yunlin offshore wind project
80 transition pieces lifted by Jumbo from heavy lift vessel in the Taiwan Strait using heavy lift slings from Lankhorst
New wind turbine transport system from Huisman
Huisman launches Jones Act compliant feeder vessel with Motion Compensated Platform for safe transportation and lifting of wind turbine components
Work begins on Russia’s largest oil terminal
State-owned Rosneft starts construction of huge port terminal to serve €140 billion Vostok oil project
Sustainability award for Antarctic research station
New wharf at British Antarctic Survey’s research station rated ‘excellent’ for sustainability
Construction starts on Saint-Brieuc wind farm
Van Oord launches upgraded installation vessel to begin piling work on 496MW project
Bosch Rexroth Ghana fixes oil pumps
Engineering company completes works on Shell Oil’s submerged cargo pumps ahead of schedule
Project overview: Galataport
Salvatore Miranda, a senior engineer with the Italian contractor Trevi, gives an insight into the fascinating port project in the heart of Istanbul
EBRD funds floating solar plant in Albania
Utility company KESH secures €9.1 million loan from European bank for new floating solar photovoltaic plant
Al Gihaz acquires Enshore Subsea
UK-based subsea trenching specialist will form a JV company catering to “mega-projects” 
SMIT and Boskalis free the Ever Given
Maritime and salvage specialists use 13 tugs to move the 200,000 tonne vessel blocking the Suez Canal in Egypt 
Wind work for Demag PC 6800-1
Sarens uses Demag PC 6800-1 on a floating platform on Lake Ijsselmeer, Netherlands
Wind energy lifting and transport: flying high
From foundation construction to blade transport to turbine erection – many aspects of wind turbine erection and transport are experiencing change. Christian Shelton reports
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