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  • 4 June 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The European Commission has proposed a 60% funding increase for the EU’s environment and climate action program LIFE in the next long-term 2021-2027 budget.

  • 11 March 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    A multidisciplinary consortium led by the University of Vigo will install two wave energy converters (WECs) off Galicia, Spain, to demonstrate the efficiency of wave energy devices in the high-energy coasts. The main objective of the Life DemoWave project is to demonstrate the viability of two WECs, which have already been researched and patented, for […]

  • 23 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Leading Dutch offshore energy company Bluewater Energy Services has secured a tidal demonstration berth at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) for demonstration of its floating Tidal Energy Converter, BlueTEC. Bluewater has successfully completed its development and design phase including model testing and is now ready to enter the market with a full scale demonstration […]

  • 22 November 2011

    Leading Dutch offshore energy company Bluewater Energy Services has secured a tidal demonstration berth at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) for demonstration of its floating Tidal Energy Converter, BlueTEC. Bluewater has successfully completed its development and design phase including model testing and is now ready to enter the market with a full scale demonstration […]

  • 27 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rescue volunteers from across nine European nations are to participate next week in a seven day Lifeboat Crew Exchange Programme sharing experiences and knowledge, to improve Maritime Search and Rescue (SAR) responses and help to prevent loss of life in Europe’s waters. The volunteer crews involved, collectively commit thousands of hours of their time every […]

  • 17 March 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Romax Technology and E.ON Climate & Renewables are working to develop a joint programme to predict the life and maintenance needs of wind turbine driveline components. Operations and maintenance can account for up to 25 per cent of the cost of a wind energy project, and with the number of these projects increasing, spiraling costs […]

  • 17 March 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Romax Technology and E.ON Climate & Renewables are working to develop a joint programme to predict the life and maintenance needs of wind turbine driveline components. Operations and maintenance can account for up to 25 per cent of the cost of a wind energy project, and with the number of these projects increasing, spiraling costs […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    4Subsea has been awarded a Shell-funded contract to support COPPE, the centre for engineering research and education at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). The project is funded by Shell Brazil and is a partnership with UFRJ-COPPE EMBRAPII. The primary goal is to extend the safe operational life of flexible risers. The research […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Human Capital, Vessels

    Maritime NGO Human Rights at Sea (HRAS) has denounced the ‘Enough is enough’ call to action by the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), which has vowed support to seafarers in enforcing their right to stop working, leave ships and return home. The call came after a one-month deadline to resolve the crew change issue and expedite seafarers’ sign-off […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    At the start of 2014, an agreement was reached between Huta Marine Works, the leading marine contractor in Saudi Arabia, and the Training Institute for Dredging (TID) and IHC Parts & Services – both part of the IHC Merwede group. This agreement concerns the delivery of an extensive life-cycle support (LCS) package, including training programmes, […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At the start of 2014, an agreement was reached between Huta Marine Works, the leading marine contractor in Saudi Arabia, and the Training Institute for Dredging (TID) and IHC Parts & Services – both part of the IHC Merwede group. This agreement concerns the delivery of an extensive life-cycle support (LCS) package, including training programmes, […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Wood Group PSN (WGPSN) has secured its second North Sea duty holder contract extension this year. Valued at approximately $200m (£140m GBP), the life of field contract from Ithaca Energy will see WGPSN operate and deliver managed services to the Beatrice offshore platforms and Nigg onshore terminal until the end of their operating life. This […]

  • 10 February 2016
    Human Capital

    Maersk Training has launched new offshore crane operator programme designed to grant crane operators and their companies access to offshore lifting operations worldwide. The comprehensive training programme targets crane operators at all levels and consists of three stages, each followed by strict qualification assessment including requirements on documented workplace experience in-between. By completing all three stages, […]

  • 22 May 2017

    Life Cell Marine Safety has been included in a new initiative established by EDF Energy Renewables, which will support local fishermen operating from coastal locations between Hartlepool and Saltburn by the Sea, who have used the fishing grounds in and around the Teesside offshore wind farm.

  • 20 March 2013

    Nearly 120 secondary school students were recently given a fascinating insight into the life and experiences of young Qatari engineers and the exciting environment of the energy industry. This is part of RasGas Company Limited’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme support for Qatar University ‘s College of Engineering for the fourth edition of the Life […]

  • 6 March 2018
    Operations & Maintenance

    The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has began a survey in the waters of the Kingdom of Tonga as part of the Commonwealth Marine Economies Programme. The company will use multibeam sonar equipment to map key areas of the seabed in the approaches to the harbour of the capital, Nuku’alofa, on the main island of Tongatapu. This […]

  • 18 November 2014

    The global drowning report released by the World Health Organization (WHO) is shocking, and the worldwide loss of 372,000 lives to drowning each year is both disturbing and unacceptable, the International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) said in a written statement. The IMRF welcomes the report for putting the issue firmly on the global health agenda, […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    EnQuest PLC, the largest independent UK oil producer in the North Sea, has secured a brownfield tax allowance to fully exploit its Thistle oilfield. The next phase in the life extension programme for Thistle, made possible by today’s announcement, will safeguard almost 500 existing North Sea jobs and create almost 1,000 new jobs across the […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Project & Tenders

    Fairfield Energy’s subsidiaries Fairfield Betula Limited and Fairfield Fagus Limited and their joint venture partner, MCX Dunlin Limited (MCX), are planning to start a Decommissioning Programme for the Dunlin field cluster in the northern North Sea. The start of the programme is subject to the necessary regulatory approvals. Fairfield acquired Dunlin, Dunlin SW, Merlin and […]

  • 17 January 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    As well as being a renewable energy success , SeaGen, the world’s first commercial tidal current energy turbine is also an environmental success. The tidal turbine, designed and deployed by Marine Current Turbines Ltd (MCT) and located in Northern Ireland’s Strangford Lough has had no major impact on the Lough’s marine life. This is the […]

  • 17 January 2012

    As well as being a renewable energy success , SeaGen, the world’s first commercial tidal current energy turbine is also an environmental success. The tidal turbine, designed and deployed by Marine Current Turbines Ltd (MCT) and located in Northern Ireland’s Strangford Lough has had no major impact on the Lough’s marine life. This is the […]

  • 3 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has expanded and upgraded its premises and service station facilities in Darwin in direct response to market demand for the Life Raft Exchange (LRE) programme. Geoff Brown, General Manager for the Northern Territory and South Australia said: “This new facility in Darwin will service vessels operating within the region’s growing offshore […]