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  • 28 March 2018
    Operations & Maintenance

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) and the Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) have established a joint committee to review, share and progress developments of the Offshore Vessel Inspection Database (OVID) system. The aim is to improve the efficiency of the vessel assurance process while at the same time maintaining the highest standards of […]

  • 28 March 2018

    IMCA and OCIMF have established a joint committee to progress developments of the Offshore Vessel Inspection Database system.

  • 20 June 2016

    International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) intends to improve the integrity and quality of its common marine inspection document system (CMID) by adopting a greater degree of oversight of the system. According to IMCA, this will enable greater cooperation with the offshore vessel inspection database (OVID). The changes will be made to ensure that by January 2018 only […]

  • 11 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Greek shipping magnate Evangelos Marinakis has tested positive for the coronavirus.

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Acta Marine’s latest fleet addition, the DP1 Multi purpose vessel Coastal Chariot, recently completed a cable lay project in the UK. The vessel was deployed for the cable lay of various fiber optic cables in shallow waters. The large deck space, combined with its shallow draft and its excellent maneuvering capabilities had proven to be […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Project & Tenders

    On February 21, Statoil and its partners started up production from Oseberg Delta 2 in the North Sea. According to Statoil, the field’s recoverable reserves are estimated at 77 million barrels oil equivalent. The field, which is tied back to the Oseberg Field Centre, has been developed using two subsea templates with capacity for a […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Statoil and its partners started up production from Oseberg Delta 2 in the North Sea, on 21 February. The field’s recoverable reserves are estimated at 77 million barrels oil equivalent. The field, which is tied back to the Oseberg Field Centre, has been developed using two subsea templates with capacity for a total of eight […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Research & Development

    An international team of scientists led by the geochemists Natascha Riedinger (University of California, Riverside) and Sabine Kasten (Alfred Wegener Institute) now presents first evidence for a methane-consuming process in the sediments of the western Argentine Basin in the South Atlantic that was largely unknown to occur in natural marine deposits. One of the key […]

  • 24 July 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Exploration & Production

    Equinor sank to the red in the second quarter of the year as its revenues were halved amid Covid-19 pandemic and low oil prices.

  • 22 May 2020
    Human Capital

    Non-conformity incidents with the IMO and ILO regulations on board ships have dropped by 25% over the past year, according to the latest survey conducted by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS). The information was collected via the users of the Chamber’s ISF Watchkeeper software, which tracks over 25 million hours of work on board […]

  • 25 March 2020
    Business developments & projects, Operations & Maintenance

    Norway-based floating LNG giant Höegh LNG reached for mitigating measures to cope with the effects of COVID-19 outbreak and continue operations.

  • 30 July 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects

    Shell booked a loss of $18.1 billion in the second quarter of 2020 due to huge impairments as it cut its price outlook in response to the coronavirus pandemic and the oil price crisis.

  • 6 January 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Brazil’s state-owned oil and gas company Petrobras has cancelled its contract with a drilling contractor Ensco for the drillship DS-5 over corruption charges.  Petrobras hired the drillship from Pride International, a company Ensco took over in 2011. Petrobras alleged that there were irregularities with respect to the contracting of drillship DS-5 prior to Ensco’s acquisition of […]

  • 2 June 2020
    Vessels

    U.S.- based tanker company Overseas Shipholding Group (OSG) has taken delivery of the OSG 204, a 204,000 barrel capacity oil and chemical tank barge, built by Greenbrier Marine, a division of The Greenbrier Companies. The Jones Act barge has been built in compliance MARPOL Annex VI Regulation 13 Tier III standards regarding nitrogen oxide emissions […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    To ensure safe crew changes on board dredgers and offshore vessels during the COVID-19 pandemic, DEME will charter a hotel ship for pre-quarantining as of this weekend. The ship is moored in Ostend, said the company in their latest release. Earlier, DEME took the measure to no longer change crews on board until 17 April […]

  • 6 September 2018

    Volkswagen-owned Swedish truckmaker Scania launched its new Interlink Medium Decker coach for liquefied gas (LNG) operations. The long-distance coach has a travel range of up to 1,000 kilometres, Scania said in its statement. “Whereas there are several options for carbon-conscious city and suburban bus operators, there has been a void in long-distance travel market that […]

  • 12 August 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Human Capital, Market outlooks, Outlook & strategy

    A Rystad Energy analysis of the top 50 OFS firms shows that staffing is set to reach its lowest level in more than 10 years.

  • 2 July 2020
    Equipment

    Subsea Energy Solutions (SES) have recently made deliveries for a project in a South Asian gas field. The company delivered two diverless passive J-Tube seals, with vertebrae bend restrictors for an international client. SES designed the bespoke seals to suit the clients particular J-Tube and specific requirements. Manufacturing of the fabricated J-tube seal comes from […]

  • 29 April 2020
    Authorities & Government, Business developments & projects, Collaboration, Infrastructure, Outlook & strategy, Ports & Logistics, Regulation & policy, Storage, Vessels

    The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has introduced a ten-point action plan to help industries involved in the movement of goods keep free-flowing trade afloat during the COVID-19 crisis and its aftermath.

  • 15 September 2014

    The grounding of the chemical tanker Ovit on the Varne Bank in the Dover Strait on 18 September 2013 was caused by poor use of electronic chart display and information system (ECDIS), according to a report issued by the UK’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB). As explained by the report, Ovit’s primary means of navigation was ECDIS and analysis […]

  • 25 March 2020

    Norway-based floating LNG giant Höegh LNG reached for mitigating measures to cope with the effects of COVID-19 outbreak and continue operations. 

  • 30 July 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Exploration & Production, Market outlooks

    Eni went from a profit in the second quarter of 2019 to a loss in the same period this year hit by the combined effects of the coronavirus pandemic and the oil price crisis.