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  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Providence Resources P.l.c., the Irish oil and gas exploration and appraisal company, has announced its preliminary results for the year ended 31st December 2013. Throughout 2013, the Company has continued to focus on progressing the multi-well drilling programme offshore Ireland. This is the largest and most comprehensive drilling programme ever undertaken offshore Ireland, representing an […]

  • 20 May 2013

    The new fleet addition of Viking Cruises, Viking Star, will herald the launch of the travel industry’s first new cruise line in nearly a decade, the Viking Ocean Cruises ocean product line. Viking Star will begin sailing in May 2015 kick starting the Viking Ocean Cruises by embarking on maiden voyages in Scandinavia and the […]

  • 18 September 2012

    Ophir Energy announced the successful completion of its 2012 three-well drilling program in Block R, Equatorial Guinea. All three wells exceeded pre-drill recoverable resource estimates. The Fortuna West-1 (R6) exploration well in Block R, Equatorial Guinea has added an additional 1.0 TCF (169 MMBOE) of recoverable resources. The well encountered gas in the primary target […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    New guidance has been published by the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) to give the offshore wind industry a unified, systematic approach to the risk management of cable burial. The Cable Burial Risk Assessment (CBRA) Guidance offers a standardised, repeatable and qualitative method to improve risk management of subsea cables for offshore wind farms, […]

  • 8 December 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Sietas is to be the first German shipyard to develop and build a jack-up vessel used for offshore wind farm installation. The order, which was signed today in Hamburg, comes from prestigious Dutch-based marine contractor Van Oord, working on dredging, offshore and marine engineering projects worldwide. In addition, Van Oord has placed an option for […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator has launched a new £2.4 million project, ‘Improved Fatigue Life of Welded Jacket Connections (JaCo)’. The project aims to cut the cost of offshore wind by optimising the design of jacket foundations through improved fatigue standards and validation of faster testing and fabrication methods. Jacket foundations are set to become a […]

  • 30 August 2012

    Under the auspices of H.E. Minister of Oil and Minerals, Mr. Hisham Sharaf Abdullah, Yemen LNG awarded in Sanaa today 25 new scholarships to France and admitted the first promotion of 12 Yemeni students to its LNG School of Technology to prepare the LNG masters diploma of the French Institute of Petroleum. Scholarships to France […]

  • 31 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Despite the ailing economy, freight throughput in the port of Rotterdam grew by 1.7% in 2012. A total of 442 million tonnes of cargo went through the port. Hans Smits, President and CEO of the Port of Rotterdam Authority: “Although the growth is limited, it is another record for Rotterdam. Container throughput increased slightly in […]

  • 6 April 2012

    The Netherlands, a seafarer nation with a vast maritime history and a strong maritime cluster, should pre-eminently be a country for shipping companies to settle and also more ships should fly the Dutch flag. That is the opinion of the Royal Association of Netherlands Shipowners. For that reason, the association together with the Dutch government […]

  • 29 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    As a global market leader for efficient dredging and mining vessels and equipment, and a reliable supplier of innovative ships and supplies for offshore construction, IHC Merwede will be among the leading exhibitors at Europort 2013. The maritime exhibition takes place on 5-8 November at Ahoy Rotterdam in The Netherlands to focus on all areas […]

  • 22 July 2011
    Research & Development

    Sino Gas and Energy Holdings Limited continues to make progress towards development of its substantial gas resources in China.  Commenting on the pace of progress, Sino Gas’s Managing Director, Stephen Lyons noted that:  “On its seismic program, Sino Gas has shot ~ 245 km’s of seismic lines passing 60% of the total and is on […]

  • 5 November 2018

    Sanctions against Iran contribute to the increase in tanker rates.

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Five years on from the Deepwater Horizon accident and spill in 2010, BP has reached agreements in principle to settle all federal and state claims arising from the event. BP announced that its US Upstream subsidiary, BP Exploration and Production Inc (BPXP) has executed the agreements with the US federal government and five Gulf Coast […]

  • 5 December 2013

    Dresser-Rand Group reported that the Company’s first small-scale LNG plant, known as LNGo™ has successfully produced LNG. The Company designed, constructed and commissioned this demonstration plant, which has reached a key milestone with the initial production of LNG. Extended performance and endurance testing is being initiated as the final step prior to full market release. […]

  • 3 July 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Ellicott Dredge Enterprises (EDE) has announced that its subsidiary Rohr International Dredge Holdings, Inc. acquired the principle business assets of IDRECO GmbH , including its current backlog, inventory and all associated intellectual property (IPR), on June 29, 2012. IDRECO, which is based in Heerenberg, the Netherlands, approximately 100 km from Amsterdam, will continue to remain […]

  • 12 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today is providing its investors an update on the Company’s outlook and end markets. Market Outlook While the Company is pleased with the recovery of backlog from the lows reached in 2011 and with recent legislative activity in Washington, dredge utilization […]

  • 25 May 2012

    One million Texas workers annually benefit from activity at the Port of Houston, a study by a prominent maritime transportation economist concludes. Port activity also helped generate more than $178.5 billion in statewide economic impact. The Port Commission of The Port of Houston Authority received the results of the study, based on 2011 data and […]

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

    Researchers at GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel have used computer simulations to understand how hydrothermal vents, the so-called “black smokers”, extract energy from the volcanic rock. About ten years after the first moon landing, scientists on earth made a discovery that proved that our home planet still holds a lot of surprises in store for […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Siemens is starting fiscal 2013 with solid figures. Compared to the same period last year, revenue increased slightly in the first quarter due to the good order backlog. Although new orders declined moderately year-over-year, the book-to-bill ratio was again above 1, having been below 1 for the previous three quarters in a row. Total Sectors […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Government ministers, including energy minister Michael Fallon, and MPs will this week be warned that failure to support subsea technology and skills programmes could impact on UK oil production levels and export revenues. At a reception in Westminster on Wednesday 3rd of July, Subsea UK will unveil its manifesto which spells out the need for […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    A high precision Enerpac SyncHoist system has been successfully deployed by heavy lift and transport specialists Universal Cranes to ensure optimum accuracy and safety in the hoisting and positioning of key components of one of the largest ships ever built for the Royal Australian Navy. The Enerpac System – deployed by Universal Cranes for the […]

  • 24 February 2012

    UK wind farm service provider Enviroserve Ltd has ordered two 24 metre wind farm catamarans, from French work boat builder Navalu. The first boat will be named Sea Fox in keeping with the theme on Enviroserve’s other vessels. The first vessel is to be launched in January 2013. Working in close collaboration with Enviroserve, Navalu’s […]