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  • 29 February 2012

    HOCHTIEF, one of the leading international providers of construction-related services, releases 2011 Annual Report marked by negative nonrecurring items, but also by operational strength. Inherited issues put pressure on earnings thus a consolidated net loss of EUR 160 million is reported. However, order backlog and work done exceed levels of record year 2010. Estimations for […]

  • 18 March 2014

    U.S. natural gas production, the quantity of natural gas resources and the advanced technologies of the industry were the focus of presentations delivered by three experts in the oil and gas industry at the BoyarMiller Breakfast Forum titled “Perspectives on the Energy Industry.” “Our speakers shared their perspectives about the dynamics of the natural gas […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The United States joined the five Gulf states in announcing a settlement to resolve civil claims against BP arising from the April 20, 2010 Macondo well blowout and the massive oil spill that followed in the Gulf of Mexico. This global settlement resolves the governments’ civil claims under the Clean Water Act and natural resources […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The global maritime industry is undergoing a very challenging period with industry stakeholders opting for automation of their business operations as much as possible. As the industry pushes further for technological advancement, for many branches it has been very difficult to employ people, especially when it comes to the new generations who don’t seem to be that […]

  • 15 April 2014

    Havyard has signed a contract for the construction of a Havyard 833 WE ICE platform supply vessel with Fafnir Offshore HF.   The vessel is going to be designed by Havyard Design and Solutions in Fosnavaag and will be constructed at Havyard Ship Technology`s yard in Leirvik in Sogn, Norway. The vessel will become newbuild […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    In Q3 2013, revenues for Petroleum Geo-Services ASA (“PGS” or “the Company”) were 6% lower than in Q3 2012. EBIT margin for the Company ended at 30%, which is higher than in the previous quarter and in Q3 2012. The improved profitability is driven by PGS’ solid business model, combined with price optimization for contract […]

  • 2 April 2019

    Executive summary The development of offshore wind represents an interesting technology opportunity for the US. On one hand, offshore wind is a European invention, and early technologies will have to be almost exclusively imported from Europe. On the other, though, the rapid pace of technology development in offshore wind offers significant potential for the US […]

  • 22 February 2012

      The St. Joe Company will lease 20 acres of its former paper mill site in Port St. Joe (Gulf County), Florida, to Eastern Shipbuilding Group (ESG) of Panama City, Florida. ESG plans to expand its existing shipbuilding, vessel construction and repair and industrial steel fabrication operations to Port St. Joe. ESG will continue its […]

  • 7 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Horizon Lines, Inc., today issued a report presenting the company’s progress in pursuing environmental excellence through its ongoing “Green Initiatives.” The report describes the carrier’s efforts to mitigate environmental impact from shipping operations and intermodal transport. “Ensuring sustained environmental protection has always been a mission at Horizon Lines,” said Stephen H. Fraser, President and Chief […]

  • 13 July 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Weeks Marine Inc. (WMI), an ENR top 100 construction contractor with extensive dredging and coastal restoration experience in the Gulf of Mexico will christen a new $41 million ocean-going hydraulic cutter suction dredge, the CR McCaskill, on July 16, 2012 at the company’s Houma Marine Yard, 1135 Lower Coteau Road, Houma, LA 70361. The vessel […]

  • 28 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      A fund for promoting and supporting maritime education and training through scholarships to Bahraini students has been announced by the General Organisation of Sea Ports (GOP) as the second annual Bahrain Maritime Festival (BMF) kicked off. The proposal for establishing the Bahrain Maritime Education Fund was given the green light by GOP’s Board of […]

  • 8 April 2015

    In 2010 the European Commission introduced Energy 2020 – a strategy for competitive, sustainable and secure energy, which contains among others the intention to reduce the European greenhouse gas emissions by at least 20 per cent by 2020 and increase the use of renewable energy to 14 per cent. This has led to increased development […]

  • 8 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) has delivered the P-57 Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel to SBM Offshore N.V. (SBM) early, within budget and safely. Spanning 311 metres long by 56 metres wide, or almost three football fields, P-57 is one of the largest Brazilian FPSOs to be converted, under a turnkey […]

  • 15 April 2018

    Marcel Kind is the co-founder of Simwave, a maritime simulation centre, based near Rotterdam.

  • 15 June 2015

    Although he reached the retirement age some time ago, and the management has been taken over, dr. Ir. Pieter van Oossanen is still committed to the company he founded 23 years ago and cannot resist looking over the shoulders of the company’s employees: “I come to the office three afternoons per week, make a round […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Human Capital, Vessels

    The number of seafarers pending their sign-off at sea is increasing by the day as the industry awaits flag and port states to lift Covid-19 related travel restrictions and enable the unsung heroes of the sea to finally go home. The debate is heating up as unions vow to take matters into their own hands […]

  • 29 May 2020
    Automation, Equipment, Innovation, IT & Software, Operations & Maintenance, Safety, Technology

    As desk-based workers get to grips with new digital tools, current working conditions in all major business sectors have made one question more pressing than ever before – what do we mean when we talk about digital? In heavy industries, such as oil and gas, investments in automation has reduced dependency on human activity and […]

  • 18 May 2015

    While crew transfer vessels have originally been the main source for transferring technicians and engineers and their work tools to and from the wind farms, the growing trend of wind farms being, and to be built, further at sea has proven to provide quite some challenges for this sector. A challenge not only to maintain or […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Oil major BP has set a new ambition to become a net zero company by 2050 or sooner, and to help the world get to net zero.

  • 23 August 2012

    Ship owner Geo Plus started business near Groningen in the north of the Netherlands about 18 years ago. Throughout the years, the company specialised ever more in the field of hydrography in the international market. The company’s principal customers include dredging contractors, offshore businesses and governmental agencies. During the last decade, Geo Plus has built […]

  • 20 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Petro Viking Energy Inc. has entered into a Letter of Intent (“LOI”) with Grisham Assets Corp. (“Grisham”) dated March 19, 2012 to acquire 100% of the issued and outstanding shares in the capital of Grisham. Grisham is a private company incorporated under the laws of the British Virgin Islands whose principal asset is an agreement […]

  • 20 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Storage

    Rob van der Hage, Business Manager Offshore at TenneT Netherlands, will be one of the panellists in the closing discussion on short and long term potential at the Offshore WIND Conference and has provided an insight into the sector from an interesting point of view – that of an electricity transmission system operator. Regarding his […]