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  • 27 June 2008

    The lives of three UK fishermen have been saved thanks to the RNLI’s new and unique MOB Guardian man overboard and vessel locater alert system. This is the first time that the system has demonstrated its full effectiveness in helping to save lives in a real emergency situation. The RNLI Operations Room in Poole, Dorset […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following the extreme rainfall and subsequent floods late July and early August, the Myanmar government requested the Dutch Government for an expert judgement on improvement of their flood protection system. Rob Steijn of consultancy firm Arcadis was leader of the Dutch Risk Reduction (DRR) team of six flood experts that visited Myanmar from 31 August till […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    LOC Group Ltd (London Offshore Consultants) – a leading global marine engineering consultancy – has appointed Andrew Pointing into the newly created role of Group Director, Marine Assurance and Risk. This new position is part of an ongoing restructuring process which sees LOC creating a number of group-wide roles to ensure its business sectors are […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Boxship duo of 2M partners in close contact in Callao, Peru.

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Investigations into two separate collisions involving US Navy vessels have revealed that multiple failures by watch standers contributed to the incidents. The navy released a report on November 1 detailing the events and actions that led to the collision of USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) and Philippine-flagged containership ACX Crystal, operated by Japan’s NYK Line, off the coast […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Reef Subsea UK, operating from a head office in Stockton-On-Tees, County Durham with vessel mobilisation at the Port of Blyth, Northumberland, has fallen into administration resulting in the loss of 43 jobs. The Company that provides marine trenching services to the offshore wind and oil & gas markets, had 70 employees and a turnover of £99 million in […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) completed the vital repair and recertification of the hull on the Pressurized Rescue Module System (PRM-1 Falcon), the Navy’s only deep sea submarine rescue asset on Feb. 14. Falcon arrived at the shipyard in April 2013 for complex hull repairs including validation and approval of new welding processes, extensive non-destructive testing, […]

  • 23 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      Kongsberg Maritime​ has been selected by BAE and the Australian Defence Force (ADF) to provide a custom engine room simulator for the training of engineers aboard Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Canberra Class Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) vessels. The new LHD Engineering System Trainer (LEST) will significantly enhance the Navy’s ability to train LHD vessel […]

  • 8 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    T&T selected to remove the wreck of the capsized car carrier Golden Ray from St. Simons Sound. 

  • 3 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The dry bulk shipping market will remain in recession due to contracting demand for iron ore and coal, and any recovery is not expected until 2017, according to the Dry Bulk Forecaster report published by global shipping consultancy Drewry. Falling demand and oversupply has severely impacted commodity values, with iron ore and coal prices in […]

  • 18 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Current low oil prices could lead to increased acquisition of distressed offshore companies by offshore investors, shipping and offshore specialist law firm Wikborg Rein reports. “The prolonged period of low oil prices, combined with reduced investment and contract awards, is taking its toll on oil service companies in the North Sea and elsewhere. For some, this may […]

  • 1 February 2016

    The oil price collapse has been bad news for nearly every company involved in the industry, but one group that could actually benefit from it are specialist decommissioning companies, Douglas-Westwood, an energy intelligence group, has said in its DW Monday report.  According to Douglas-Westwood, for these companies there is an opportunity to be part of […]

  • 8 February 2012
    Human Capital

    A team of engineers from Dale Power Solutions have completed an intensive 4 day marine safety training programme, at Narec and South Tyneside College, to enable them to work safely when working on offshore wind sites. Trainees undertook 2 days of Working at Height and Rescue Training on Narec’s 27m high Training Tower in Blyth […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Crowley Maritime Corp. subsidiary TITAN Salvage, based in Pompano Beach, Fla., and its partner T&T Salvage, a maritime emergency and salvage company based in Galveston, Texas, recently completed a challenging wreck removal project off the coast of Chile. The job, which involved the removal and scuttling (the process of strategically sinking a shipwreck) of a […]

  • 21 April 2015

    The United States is at risk of losing economic opportunity and the ability to solidify its role as a global leader in energy production unless the government moves to approve liquefied natural gas exports, Rob Franklin, president of ExxonMobil Gas & Power Marketing Company, said.

  • 23 August 2011
    Business & Finance

      The Department of Transportation and Communications has grounded the fleet of Island Express Shipping, the company that owns the Cebu-bound passenger fast ferry from Bohol that caught fire Sunday, killing two passengers and a crew member. In a statement on Monday, DOTC Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas II said he ordered the Maritime Industry Authority […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    DOF Subsea has carried out the first major offshore dive with JFD’s new deep diving rebreather, COBRA (Compact Bailout Rebreathing Apparatus). Earlier this year, JFD released COBRA into the market to replace conventional SCUBA bailout methods, providing divers with extended supply of breathing gas in the event of a primary supply failure. Last month COBRA […]

  • 6 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    ClassNK has released a new revised edition of its “Guidelines for the Safe Carriage of Nickel Ore” which was first released in May 2011 in response to major marine casualties caused by a loss of stability as a result of the liquefaction of nickel ore. This first edition summarized operational precautions and recommendations from past […]

  • 20 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

      Jason Bennett has joined TITAN Salvage as commercial director, reporting to company Vice President Rich Habib. He is domiciled in TITAN’s United Kingdom (UK) facility at Newhaven, East Sussex. As a member of the company’s senior management team, Bennett will help shape strategic, operational and commercial business initiatives particularly as they relate to securing […]

  • 19 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    Greenland has voiced its support for IMO’s ban on the use and carriage of heavy fuel oil in the Arctic.

  • 6 August 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Beirut-based office of the German liner shipping company Hapag-Lloyd was completely destroyed by the deadly blast that occurred on Tuesday in Libanon’s capital. The company said that all Hapag-Lloyd staff and representatives were safe and sound. “There were no Hapag-Lloyd vessels present in the port, but our containers, both laden and empty, most probably have […]

  • 24 August 2020

    The sinking of the bow section of the broken up bulker Wakashio off Mauritius, launched on August 21, is progressing slowly but surely as weather conditions continue to hamper the operation. It usually takes around 24 hours for a vessel’s front section to be completely immersed, however, due to rough sea conditions the sinking had […]