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  • 24 May 2016

    The Panamanian-flagged bulk carrier Sparna has been granted approval to leave its mooring at the Kalama, Washington en route to Japan, after it suffered severe damage as it briefly grounded in the Columbia River on March 21. The captain of the port order on the bulker was cancelled as the US Coast Guard officials “inspected the Sparna and have […]

  • 24 March 2016

    The severely damaged bulk carrier Sparna was taken up the Columbia River to the North Kalama, Washington pier, yesterday afternoon, the United States Coast Guard said. The 623-foot grain bulk carrier, started the transit from its anchorage near river marker 36 with the assistance of two tugs and a Coast Guard safety zone escort at about 12:30 p.m., […]

  • 22 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    A Panamanian-flagged bulk carrier Sparna, fully-loaded with grain, is under observation for pollution after it ran aground in the Columbia River on March 21, according to the US Coast Guard. The 2006-built Sparna is heavily loaded with 218,380 gallons of high sulfur fuel and 39,380 gallons of marine diesel. “The positive news so far is […]

  • 27 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Nicaragua Canal Construction Works Poised to Start in August The construction on the fuel terminal and a ship wharf within the USD 50-billion Nicaragua canal project is set to start in August, Bloomberg reports citing the project con… Read More US-Built Fleet Much Older than Global Fleet due to Jones Act The US-built fleet is […]

  • 23 March 2016

    A damage assessment conducted on the grounded bulk carrier Sparna revealed multiple fractures, the largest being 25-foot by 5-foot wide with a visible boulder lodged inside, the United States Coast Guard said. The report, submitted by Ballard Marine Construction early on Tuesday morning, showed significant damage to the ship which was contained to two flooded compartments. Although there […]

  • 22 August 2013

      CIC Changxing Shipyard announced that the vessel “SPARNA” left the berth on August 13 after undergoing repairs. China shipping industry shipyard successfully completed the repairs of the vessel’s main engine NO.3 cylinder overhaul, NO.1 D/G overhaul, pump and valve, and hatch cover hydraulic jack. Changxing shipyard’s senior director arranged the construction plan, workshop, labor, […]

  • 26 December 2011

    As part of the repair operations, fuel transferring to Sparta has been initiated. The Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand (RCCNZ) has confirmed the ice-strengthened polar research vessel Araon has arrived at the site of the stricken vessel Sparta in the Ross Sea. The prospect of the operation is to change Sparta’s trim so that the […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Research & Development

    One of the primary drivers of non-access days at offshore wind farms is wave height, and new generation crew transfer vessels (CTVs) with a larger wave height operating range would be expected to bring non-access days down for sites with higher mean monthly Hs, according to the SPARTA Portfolio Review 2016, launched by ORE Catapult on 28 March.

  • 28 December 2011

      Considerable repairs to the damaged shell plating on FV SPARTA in the Southern Ocean have been made. The vessel will be made seaworthy by securing a cement box inside the shell plating. Due to safety reasons, it is still impossible to access the exterior damage in SPARTA’s current location. Upon raising the bow above […]

  • 1 July 2015

    All 10 of the UK’s offshore wind farm owner/operators have signed an agreement committing to SPARTA (System Performance, Availability and Reliability Trend Analysis), a collaborative project with the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and The Crown Estate. Following a successful year-long pilot phase, the owner/operators have recognised the significant benefits that SPARTA can deliver, including […]

  • 29 December 2011

      The survival drama in the frigid waters off the Antarctic ice shelf that has been taking place about 3,700 kilometers southeast of New Zealand for the past 10 days is now over for the stricken Russian fishing vessel. The South Korean polar research ship Araon has accompanied the stricken Sparta to open water. The […]

  • 27 December 2011

      The Rescue Coordination Centre (RCCNZ) reports that very good progress is being made with repairs to the damaged shell plating on FV SPARTA in the Southern Ocean. Search and Rescue Mission Coordinator Mike Roberts says repairs are well in hand with good progress being made to repair the internal damage. A cement box will […]

  • 21 December 2011

    A Hercules aircraft has successfully dropped three palettes of supplies on the ice near the stricken Russian fishing vessel. The supplies left by the New Zealand flight included pumps, patches and other gear necessary for the crew to repair the ship. The crew of 32 members is pursuing efforts to handle a 30cm hole in […]

  • 17 November 2010

    Sand dredgers will soon be back in business along the Bankot creek bordering coastal Raigad and Ratnagiri districts in Maharashtra. They had… By Aparna Pallavi (downtoearth) [mappress] Source: downtoearth, November 17, 2010;

  • 29 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Efforts to lower the cost of offshore wind energy have taken a step forward with the SPARTA (System Performance, Availability and Reliability Trend Analysis) project, which will create a database for sharing anonymised offshore wind farm performance and maintenance data. The project was launched today by the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, The Crown Estate, […]

  • 30 October 2007

    Mr. John C.S. Lau, President & Chief Executive Officer of Husky Energy Inc. today announced the completion of Gas Sales Agreements between Husky Oil (Madura) Ltd. and PT Parna Raya, PT Inti Alasindo Energy and PT Perusahaan Gas Negara (Persero) Tbk (‘PGN’) for the sales of the natural gas production from the Madura BD Field, […]

  • 22 January 2020

    Four liquefied natural gas cargoes are set to be delivered over the coming days to the import terminals in the United Kingdom. 

  • 8 January 2015

    Pertamina and Kalla Group are reportedly close to a deal on joint development of an LNG receiving terminal.

  • 24 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Singapore’s dry bulk shipping company Mercator Lines Limited has been forced to sell three bulkers under mortgage. Namely, the company received a notice of enforcement from its undisclosed lender, who is the mortgagee of the vessels, requesting that the vessels be sold to settle the outstanding debt. The bulkers in question are the 1997-built Kesari Prem, 2007-built Gauri Prem and […]

  • 2 November 2012

    “Dredging of Swarna River to save water for summer is a prominent issue in the district“, said CMC president Kiran Kumar, in the City Municipal Council (CMC) meeting held on Wednesday, October 31. “Dredging work is usually carried out between October and January and this year, it is already late. The problem is with some […]

  • 22 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    After the New Zealand mercy flight successfully dropped supplies on the ice near the stricken Russian fishing vessel, its crew members have managed to fully level the ship. Sparta is now back on an even keel and the crew only needs to proceed occasionally with pumping to keep ahead of the water ingress. RCCNZ keeps […]

  • 8 August 2007

    Mr. John C.S. Lau, President & Chief Executive Officer of Husky Energy Inc. today announced the signing of Heads of Agreement (HOA) between Husky Oil (Madura) Ltd. and three separate companies for the sales of gas from the Madura BD Field in Indonesia. The agreements were signed with PT Parna Raya, PT Inti Alasindo Energy, […]