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  • 17 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Shell and the USCG have recovered approximately 2,012 barrels (more than 84,000 gallons) of an oil-water mixture following the release of oil from its subsea infrastructure at Glider field in the Gulf of Mexico. The joint response mobilized more than 150 people, five on-water recovery vessels for skimming, and aerial assets to respond to the […]

  • 13 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) today released the panel investigation report on the May 11, 2016 subsea jumper leak on a platform operated by Shell. The leak from Green Canyon Block 248 occurred on subsea well No.4, resulting in an estimated release of 1,926 barrels of oil. The BSEE investigation panel concluded […]

  • 23 August 2010

    BP’s Macondo well may have stopped leaking, but a federal investigative panel this week will continue searching for answers into the … By Brett Clanton (chron) [mappress] Source:chron , August 23 , 2010;

  • 13 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport & Tourism established the Committee on Large Container Ship Safety on 29 August 2013 in response to the casualty of a large container ship which occurred on 17 June 2013. The Committee has carried out active investigations and analyses in order to determine the cause and mechanism of the […]

  • 26 May 2011
    Business & Finance

      The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) today released the findings of its investigation into a fire that occurred Sept. 2, 2010, on Mariner Energy Inc.’s, Vermilion 380 A oil and natural gas production platform located approximately 102 miles off the coast of Louisiana. A BOEMRE Accident Investigation Panel concluded that […]

  • 15 March 2016

    The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), an agency under the United States Department of the Interior, has identified the offshore worker who died in an incident on a platform in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The bureau said on Monday it continues its investigation into the March 10, 2016 death of Roy Miller, a […]

  • 4 September 2014

    The cause of MOL Comfort’s fire and subsequent sinking from summer 2013 will be revealed by the end of September, according to the announcement issued by ClassNK. ClassNK established the Investigative Panel on Large Container Ship Safety, comprised of experts from shipbuilders, shipowners and academic institutions, to investigate the possibility of casualty occurrence and consider and examine […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Former director of Singapore-listed shipbuilder JES International Holdings Limited Jin Xin is disputing his resignation dating back to May, 2015 alleging that the announcement is erroneous. The resignation was brought to question in a letter sent on Xin’s behalf by Colin Ng & Partners to JES, dated on July 2nd. JES categorically denied the allegations, saying that it had received scanned […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Former director of Singapore-listed shipbuilder JES International Holdings Limited Jin Xin is disputing his resignation dating back to May, 2015 alleging that the announcement is erroneous. The resignation was brought to question in a letter sent on Xin’s behalf by Colin Ng & Partners to JES, dated on July 2nd. JES categorically denied the allegations, saying that it had received scanned […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tokyo-based classification society ClassNK has released draft amendments to its rules and guidance for container carriers, approved by the ClassNK Technical Committee on November 19. The rules are scheduled to apply to container ships contracted for construction on or after 1 April 2016, three months before the application of the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) new Longitudinal Strength […]

  • 5 November 2013

    The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) today released the panel investigation report into the November 16, 2012 explosion and fire that occurred on a platform operated by Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations. The explosion and fire resulted in the tragic deaths of Ellroy Corporal, Jerome Malagapo, and Avelino Tajonera, serious injuries to others, […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    ClassNK has revealed report on the investigation of the cause of MOL Comfort’s fire and subsequent sinking from summer 2013. ClassNK established the Investigative Panel on Large Container Ship Safety, comprised of experts from shipbuilders, shipowners and academic institutions, to investigate the possibility of casualty occurrence and consider and examine safety of the large containership’s […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Business & Finance

      A recent investigation concludes that human error was responsible for a collision Sept. 13 between Washington State Ferries vessel Hyak and a motor yacht. The incident happened at the confluence of Harney and Upright channels in the San Juan Islands, where the Hyak’s starboard bow collided with the port quarter of the yacht. The […]

  • 17 May 2016
    Project & Tenders

    U.S. Cost Guard and Shell have wrapped up their oil spill skimming operations, conducted following last week’s discharge of 2,100 barrels (88,200 gallons) at the Glider field in the Gulf of Mexico. According to the Coast Guard, the skimming has been concluded due to no visible recoverable oil being found by either aerial or surface assets. The […]

  • 30 July 2013

    BSEE Gulf of Mexico Regional Director Lars Herbst has stood up a Panel Investigation into the loss of well control event that took place July 23 at South Timbalier Block 220 Well A-3, approximately 55 miles offshore Louisiana. The investigation led by BSEE will focus on determining the cause(s) of the loss of well control […]

  • 25 May 2012

    In the morning of May 17th, Vice Director of Rules&Regulation Department of CCS WUHAN RULES AND RESEARCH INSTITUTE Mr. Xiao Shuming, with other guests, visited Afai Southern Shipyard to investigate, collected the related information about the application status of extrusion panels on the aluminum alloy vessels and rules’ applicability. Vice General Manager of the company, […]

  • 30 April 2020
    Environment, Innovation, Technology, Vessels

    The Japanese technology firm Eco Marine Power has launched a feasibility study into the installation of its zero-emission power and propulsion system onto an LR2 tanker. The system is known as Aquarius Marine Renewable Energy (Aquarius MRE) and it aims to enable ships to tap into renewable energy by harnessing the power provided by the […]

  • 23 January 2013

    Alaska Governor Sean Parnell has requested that officials from the State of Alaska be included on the panel reviewing the Expedited Assessment of 2012 Arctic Operations. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar formed the panel after a transportation accident led to the grounding of the drill rig Kulluk near Kodiak last month. “Given the importance of this […]

  • 2 February 2012

    The House of Representatives Committee on Customs and Excise is to set up a probe panel to investigate the abandonment of a contract for …   (leadership) [mappress] Source: leadership, February 2, 2012;

  • 24 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    In a conference room at the Hilton hotel near Hobby Airport, a panel of federal investigators asked question after question after question.   (myfoxhouston) [mappress] Source: myfoxhouston, August 24 , 2010;

  • 18 May 2010

    US President Barack Obama will set up a commission to investigate the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, officials say. They say the panel will also examine industry practices and the government’s role in the disaster. The news comes as a top coast guard official warned the leaking oil may reach the southern Florida […]

  • 20 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) yesterday held a media briefing to review progress of the Global Cruise Industry Operational Safety Review and to announce the industry’s plans to continue its focus on operational safety improvements and best practices. Last January, immediately following the Concordia incident, the global cruise industry launched a comprehensive review of the […]