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  • 31 May 2013

    Sixty-three workers have been evacuated as the semisubmersible rig, Island Innovator, began taking on water earlier today. One worker has been slightly injured, local news portal Bergens Tidende reports. Apparently the incident occurred during work on the hull of the rig. The water was entering the pump room of the rig instead of going into […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    A major road bridge with no need to open because ships ‘submerge’ under it, a concept dubbed the new Tilting Lock has been introduced by Dutch engineers at Royal HaskoningDHV. Major bridges that move to allow sailing yachts to pass beneath them, like the Zeeland Bridge in the Netherlands, are causing daily traffic congestion when […]

  • 31 May 2013

    Island Innovator semi-submersible rig, on a yard-stay in Hanøytangen, Norway, has been evacuated after it tilted 4 degrees, a local news site has reported. According to Bergens Tidende news portal, 63 people have been taken off the facility in a peaceful manner. Around 4 o’clock this morning, the rig , docked at Hanøytangen yard, took […]

  • 29 March 2011

    Dutch based engineering firm KCI has been nominated with its new logistics tool TILT for the IRO Innovation prize. This prestigious prize for offshore innovations will be handed out on 7 April during the IRO innovation seminar which will be held at the Shell Upstream Research & Development Centre in Rijswijk. Together with three other […]

  • 12 May 2016

    Fukushima Forward’s advanced spar floating foundation, the base of the Fukushima Hamakaze structure, has tilted while being towed across Osaka Bay to Sumoto on Awaji Island, with part of an upper section now submerged, according to Japanese media. The foundation has been on its way to the port of Sumoto, where Hitachi’s 5MW downwind turbine will be mounted on it, before […]

  • 28 February 2014

    Noble Corporation confirmed today that the Noble Paul Wolff, a dynamically positioned semi-submersible rig operating off the coast of Brazil, experienced a ballast control incident on Friday, February 28 at approximately 01:00 a.m. (BRT) local time. The crew took prompt corrective action, including safely securing the well, and measures are currently underway to resolve the […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Norwegian company Los Elektro has secured a job onboard the Island Innovator semi-submersible rig. The contract value is between 15 and 25 million NOK. Under the contract, the company will replace cables and electrical equipment which were damaged when the rig tilted in the Hanøytangen yard on the last day of May. Los Energy said in a statement that […]

  • 17 May 2016
    Technology

    The advanced spar floating foundation built to support the 5MW Fukushima Hamakaze structure off Japan has recovered stability after it tilted while under tow in Osaka Bay last week. The advanced spar floater was en route from Hitachi-Zosen’s dockyard in Sakai to the Sumoto port when it tilted due to an uncontrolled water ingress during the planned […]

  • 11 January 2008

    Improper training and bad steering by a Princess Cruises ship’s second officer caused the vessel to tilt suddenly in 2006, injuring almost 300 people, the National Transportation Safety Board determined Thursday.

  • 6 September 2007

    A Chinese cargo ship tilted on one side near Tannirbhavi here and efforts are on to bring it to shore safely, officials said. Mangalore Superintendent of Police, N Satish Kumar, said the iron-ore laden ship has not been abandoned.

  • 10 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Global marine technology developer Kongsberg Maritime’s Aberdeen based underwater camera group has received contracts to supply comprehensive underwater camera packages to a total of four new state-of-the-art SMD trencher and mining vehicles being delivered to major subsea service clients. The first contract is for cameras and accessories for a new generation high powered deep water […]

  • 10 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Global marine technology developer Kongsberg Maritime’s Aberdeen based underwater camera group has received contracts to supply comprehensive underwater camera packages to a total of four new state-of-the-art SMD trencher and mining vehicles being delivered to major subsea service clients. The first contract is for cameras and accessories for a new generation high powered deep water […]

  • 15 January 2013

    Sembcorp Marine announced that Jurong Shipyard has successfully restored and floated the jack-up rig that tilted on 3 December 2012 to its original upright position following planned recovery and restoration operations on 14 January 2013. Following the successful restoration of the jack-up rig to its upright position, Jurong Shipyard and the relevant authorities will focus […]

  • 10 August 2012

    Global marine technology developer Kongsberg Maritime’s Aberdeen based underwater camera group has received contracts to supply comprehensive underwater camera packages to a total of four new state-of-the-art SMD trencher and mining vehicles being delivered to major subsea service clients. The first contract is for cameras and accessories for a new generation high powered deep water […]

  • 15 January 2013

    Singapore’s Jurong Shipyard has successfully restored and floated the jack-up rig that tilted on 3 December 2012 to its original upright position following planned recovery and restoration operations on 14 January 2013. Following the successful restoration of the Noble Regina Allen jack-up rig to its upright position, Jurong Shipyard and the relevant authorities will focus […]

  • 7 November 2012

      Statoil has announced that all personnel apart from security staff have now been evacuated from Floatel Superior, after the accommodation rig tilted this morning due to a hole in the ballast tank. Three helicopters have been operating a shuttle service between the rig and Njord A facility in the Norwegian Sea. After landing on […]

  • 3 December 2012

    Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower (MOM) announced that an accident occurred today at Jurong Shipyard Pte Ltd worksite. Preliminary findings indicate that the jack-up mechanism of one of the legs of a three-legged jackup rig had failed, causing the rig to tilt to one side, the Ministry has reported. Some 90 workers have been sent to […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Laminaria wave energy converter is a device that uses tilting motion to convert the energy of the waves into electricity. The Laminaria WEC is constituted from vertical surface that interacts with the incoming horizontal wave energy. As a result of the horizontal movement in the water the Laminaria WEC is subjected to a tilting and […]

  • 15 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sembcorp Marine announced that Jurong Shipyard has successfully restored and floated the jack-up rig that tilted on 3 December 2012 to its original upright position following planned recovery and restoration operations on 14 January 2013. Following the successful restoration of the jack-up rig to its upright position, Jurong Shipyard and the relevant authorities will focus […]

  • 26 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    A minimum of five wells will be drilled during the exploration program which is directed principally at better defining the contingent resource size and characteristics of the greater Poseidon structure.

  • 23 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Karoon Gas Australia Ltd’s 2012 drilling campaign is expected to commence during the first week of March 2012 when the “Transocean Legend” drilling rig is mobilised by the Karoon/ConocoPhillips Joint Venture from the port of Dampier. A minimum of five wells will be drilled during the exploration program which is directed principally at better defining […]

  • 5 April 2012

    Karoon Gas Australia said its 2012 Browse Basin exploration drilling campaign commenced with spudding of the Boreas-1 exploration well. The well was spudded at 02:30 (WST) on 5 April. The proposed operation is to drill a 36” hole to planned casing point, then run and cement the 30” conductor prior to drilling ahead in a […]