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  • 27 May 2006

    1.6 billion hovercraft plan again testing the water despite never quite landing as alternative for commuters. Largely unchanged in a half-century, the invention still elicits “oohs” and “ahs” in the tech-savvy Bay Area. Maybe it’s the name. Maybe it’s the gravity-defying air cushion it rides upon, leading many to call it “futuristic,” even though it […]

  • 23 January 2014

    BAE Systems has signed a £6 million contract to extend its support to Warships. This extension to the existing phase two service contract will allow the continuation of its Class Output Management (COM) and Design Management Services (DMS) which offer through life, global support to ships. The Class Output Management and Design Services Teams are […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Research & Development, Technology

    The American Chemical Society has published a paper on a new way to harvest wave energy. Beijing Institute of Nanoenergy and Nanosystems at Chinese Academy of Sciences and School of Materials Science and Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology gave their contribution to this report, which looks into liquid–solid electrification-enabled generator based on a fluorinated […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    The American Chemical Society has published a paper on a new way to harvest wave energy. Beijing Institute of Nanoenergy and Nanosystems at Chinese Academy of Sciences and School of Materials Science and Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology gave their contribution to this report, which looks into liquid–solid electrification-enabled generator based on a fluorinated […]

  • 27 May 2018

    IMO agrees on a definition of so-called Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS).

  • 16 November 2012

    The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Minister for Status of Women, announces an industry engagement session for the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) Project. The CSC is one of the projects of the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS) and is intended to provide Canada with modern replacements for the Royal […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Authorities & Government

    The Vietnamese government is planning to impose fees for sea-surface users. According to VietNamNet Bridge, the fees would range between VND 3 million (EUR 127) and VND 7.5 million (EUR 316) per hectare per year. The draft made by the Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment has identified five categories […]

  • 11 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    UK provider of services to the marine and oil and gas industries, James Fisher, has announced the acquisition of the entire share capital of Hughes Marine Engineering, the holding company of Hughes Sub Surface Engineering.  The initial consideration is £9 million ($11.68M) in cash, with further future consideration of up to £1 million ($1.3M) subject […]

  • 20 June 2007

    A frame contract for work at Norway’s Kårstø gas processing complex and on the two Draupner riser platforms has been placed with the D&F Group by Statoil on behalf of Gassco. The NOK 640 million contract runs for five years from 2007 to 2011 and covers replacement of insulation and surface treatment at the plant […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Details of a new atlas that maps surface ocean carbon dioxide levels across the Earth have been released by an international team of marine carbon researchers. The most comprehensive dataset of its kind, the atlas allows an estimate of how much carbon dioxide (CO2) is being absorbed by the oceans globally and how this is […]

  • 15 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    TechnipFMC has officially opened its Surface International Facility in ICAD II as part of its investment in the UAE to deliver local solutions that extend asset life and improve returns for ADNOC. The opening of the 18,000 m2 facility, located in Abu Dhabi’s Industrial City 2, was officiated by Doug Pferdehirt, CEO of TechnipFMC. It […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Authorities & Government

    The Vietnamese government is planning to impose fees for sea-surface users. According to VietNamNet Bridge, the fees would range between VND 3 million (EUR 127) and VND 7.5 million (EUR 316) per hectare per year. The draft made by the Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment has identified five categories […]

  • 17 April 2020
    Innovation

    Japanese marine coating company Nippon Paint and US-based technology company Corning Inc have developed a special coating to protect workers from picking up viruses from painted surfaces. Nippon Paint’s Antivirus Kids Paint, developed specifically for frontline hospital use, incorporates Corning Guardiant Antimicrobial Particles – a nascent technology designed to safeguard against viruses from adhering to […]

  • 4 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    4 July 2012 marks Maersk Oil’s 40 years’ anniversary as oil producing company and the launch of a book charting the history of the company through anecdotes of current and former employees. All employees will receive a copy of the new book. In the book Maersk Oil – under the surface, 15 former and current […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has commissioned NUI (Norwegian Underwater Intervention) to prepare a report comparing decompression tables for surface-oriented diving from relevant countries and diving companies. The results of the comparison show that the tables used on the Norwegian Continental Shelf, and which were recommended by a task force consisting of the authorities, […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Equipment

    Schlumberger announced today the release of the Vx Spectra surface multiphase flowmeter, which is the latest generation of multiphase flowmeters for offshore and land applications. The new multiphase flowmeter enables operators to obtain flow rate measurements in production testing and permanent monitoring. “A precise production allocation requires continuous and accurate flow rate measurements to better […]

  • 9 August 2016

    Specialist aluminium boatbuilder, Aluminium Marine Consultants (AMC), and Norway’s Espeland and Skomedal Naval Architects (ESNA) have entered a collaboration under which AMC added ESNA’s surface effect ship (SES) design to its portfolio. Rob Stewart, commercial director, AMC, said: “This vessel is unique in the qualities that it offers and we’re very excited to work with ESNA. […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Project & Tenders

    ThayerMahan has teamed with iXblue to provide unmanned maritime and survey services using iXblue’s DriX Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) in North America and in other parts of the world. Benefiting from ThayerMahan’s expertise in maritime domain awareness, and from iXblue’s Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV), both companies will be able to address a wide range of […]

  • 13 March 2013

    The launch of a new vessel always provokes comment, but with the launch of the first of three vessels the m2 Runner class has attracted some especially diverse comments from the ‘experts’. With its high freeboard, and narrow bridge and accommodation block located at the aft end of the vessel on the port side, it […]

  • 26 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Bibby HydroMap has partnered with iXblue to bring “DriX”, a new autonomous unmanned surface vessel (AUSV), to the European market. DriX is specifically designed for both coastal and offshore missions, and manufactured using composite materials. The vessel offers up to 7 days of data acquisition endurance at speeds of up to 14 knots. Multiple navigation […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Claxton, an Acteon company, is extending its large surface riser inventory to meet operators’ needs as more heavy-duty jackup rigs enter the North Sea. The company, which already has more than 560 feet of rapid call-off surface riser stock, is adding new joints in the size and pressure required to interface with the blowout preventer […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The voyage data recorder from El Faro was successfully recovered from the ocean floor late Monday evening after 10-month-long effort to retrieve it, according to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). The device, which was designed to record navigational data and communications between crewmembers on the ship’s bridge, is expected to reveal information about the final hours […]