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  • 5 April 2016
    Equipment, Project & Tenders

    DGI Doedijns has delivered eight topside umbilical connection (TUC) cabinets to be installed aboard two FPSOs at the Kaombo field Block 32 offshore Angola. The TUC’s are a vital part aboard the FPSO as part of turret mooring system to interface with the subsea umbilicals. Each vessel will be equipped with four TUC’s to provide a […]

  • 5 July 2018
    Equipment, Research & Development

    Kawasaki Heavy Industries has reached an agreement with The Underwater Centre (TUC) in Fort William, Scotland, to conduct a verification test of a prototype autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) equipped with a robot arm for subsea pipeline inspection. The test is scheduled to be conducted in October 2018, and, according to Kawasaki, will be the first […]

  • 15 September 2015

    British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) on Monday highlighted the devastating impact the North Sea jobs crisis is having on UK employment at the Trades Union Congress (TUC). Hundreds of jobs have been axed in the past year across the industry including in the helicopter sector. BALPA emphasized that in one company nearly 40 percent of helicopter pilot […]

  • 17 September 2009

    A pilots’ union is calling for a ministerial summit to discuss the possible dangers faced by its members in the North Sea oil and gas industry. The British Airline Pilots’ Association (Balpa) has tabled a motion at the TUC conference asking politicians to meet a wide range of interested parties. A task group was set […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    The Underwater Centre, has become the world’s only commercial diving school to offer a closed bell saturation diving system with a self-propelled hyperbaric lifeboat (SPHL), following a major refurbishment. Thanks to investment and support from the global oil and gas sector, The Underwater Centre relaunched its three-week closed bell diving course in June. The first […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    At the Scottish TUC Congress in Dundee during the weekend the British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA) hit back at suggestions by Oil & Gas UK that safety improvements to North Sea helicopter operations might damage North Sea productivity. Following recent tragic accidents in the North Sea, the Civil Aviation Authority have suggested many changes to […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The Underwater Centre has announced its new International Training Establishment (ITE) Partnership scheme, as well as its first partner, Singapore’s SSE Training Centre. The scheme should allow training centres around the world to deliver internationally recognised commercial diving courses, accredited by ADAS. This is the first time divers have been able to train to a […]

  • 14 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Fort William-based subsea training and testing facility, The Underwater Centre, has added the FMC Schilling TITAN 4 syllabus to its current ROV training suite. According to TUC, the course familiarises candidates with all major components of the TITAN T4 manipulator and provides system operation and routine maintenance procedures. The Centre has adapted the course to offer […]

  • 25 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Global private equity firm Advent International is considering to sell its stake in Brazil’s second largest container terminal, Bloomberg cited sources close to the matter. The sources revealed that the stake in the container terminal, Terminal de Contêineres de Paranaguá (TCP), could reach a price of up to USD 1.2 billion. Advent International purchased the 50 […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    UK’s Transport union RMT called for a vote to leave the EU in the forthcoming EU referendum in order to prevent the Scottish ferry operator Caledonian MacBrayne’s (CalMac) services from being privatized, the union said on April 18. Clyde and Hebrides Ferry services, currently operated in the public sector by Caledonian MacBrayne, are being put out to tender under EU […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Hong Kong-listed port investor China Merchants Port Holdings Company has inked a deal to buy 90 percent of shares in Brazilian port operator TCP Participações S.A. The acquisition of TCP, worth USD 923.7 million, will allow the group to expand its business to the Latin America region and further consolidate its position globally. The remaining […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Alf Leadbitter, Diver Training Authority at The Underwater Centre in Fort William, has received the award for Outstanding Contribution to the Subsea Industry at the annual Subsea UK Awards in Aberdeen. The award is in recognition of the impact made by an individual to the subsea sector over the course of their career. Leadbitter’s long and […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Skills Development Scotland has awarded The Underwater Centre in Fort William funding to help ensure that Scotland is ready to supply the qualified workforce that the subsea industry will need in the future. The downturn in the oil and gas industry has led to a reduction in training, both by individuals and companies. Without ongoing […]

  • 25 March 2013

    A strong rallying call to Wales to ‘stand up and fight’ for the Severn Barrage has come from former Welsh Secretary of State and Neath MP Peter Hain. After mixed signals from the Government and vehement opposition lobbying by Bristol Port Mr Hain said: ‘We are entering a key period of decision making and if […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    The Underwater Centre has unveiled a new model for increasing workforce competency in the ROV industry, using a realistic offshore instruction environment, at the recently held Subsea UK ROV conference in Aberdeen. Industry and training providers have collaborated to develop work class ROV operations training that gives personnel thorough preparation and experience in essential aspects of work […]

  • 8 May 2012
    Business & Finance

      Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) and Regional Container Lines (RCL) will launch a new joint service, the Thailand–Vietnam–Canton (TVC) service, from the middle of May. the Company’s current joint service with Vinalines Container Shipping Company, the Thailand–Vietnam–Singapore (TVS) service, will be terminated at the same time. The TVC service will be operated using three 1,000 […]

  • 3 September 2012

    Zhenjiang shipyard has completed and delivered  Azimuth Thruster Tugs” Jing Tang Gang Tuo 15″,” Jing Tang Gang Tuo 16″. Since 1986, more than four hundred Multi-functional Azimuth Thruster Tugs have been developed and built by the Zhenjiang shipyard company. Except for harbor operation, the usage of the vessels covers firefighting, icebreaking, environmental protecting, patrolling, piloting […]

  • 30 August 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    Taiwan Offshore Wind Farm Services Corp. (TOWSC) and SeaZip have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate on providing services within the offshore wind market in Taiwan. TOWSC, an offshore wind farm O&M service provider, and SeaZip, a Dutch crew transfer vessel specialist, will jointly target the provision of logistic solutions from construction and […]

  • 27 November 2019

    Huisman has received an order to provide a 5,000mt Tub Mounted Crane (TMC) for Jan De Nul’s new offshore installation vessel Les Alizés. Huisman will construct the crane at its production facility in Xiamen, China, after which it will be installed at the CMHI Haimen shipyard. It is set to be delivered in 2021. The […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) today announced that the working period for the dredging operations at Tuas Terminal Phase One has been extended. The works, also including land reclamation, soil investigation and shore protection, will now be conducted from 21 July, 2015, to 20 January, 2016. This development program will be carried out by a dredger, assisted by […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The working period and area for rock removal and sheet piling work of a cofferdam for the proposed construction of dock at Tuas New Shipyard, Tuas View Extension (West) have been revised, announced Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA). These works will be conducted from 7:00am to 7:00pm daily, including Sundays and Public Holidays, […]

  • 23 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    The tug Yong Gang Tuo 29 has recently been delivered to her new owners, the Ningbo Port Group of China. This is the 7th Robert Allan Ltd. design in Ningbo’s fleet and the first of the RAmparts 3300 class worldwide. The design is an evolution of the RAmparts 3200 class vessels already in Ningbo’s fleet, […]