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  • 18 July 2017

    There was an overall 15% decrease in global maritime security incidents in the first half of 2017, compared with the same period of 2016, according to Control Risks’ latest maritime analysis.  As explained, the drop was in part driven by a significant decline in maritime piracy in the Gulf of Guinea, which in 2016 experienced […]

  • 13 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Maritime kidnaps across the globe surged by 44 percent in 2016, in part driven by an uptick of activity in the Gulf of Guinea and in the Sulu and Celebes Seas, according to Control Risks’ global maritime analysis. Additionally, maritime hijacks were down by 83% globally in 2016, driven by a decline in hijacks-for-cargo and hijacks-for-bunker theft […]

  • 27 May 2016

    Alpha Process Controls, part of the GT Group,said it has expanded its manufacturing and testing facilities to increase capacity for production of its LNG Marine Emergency Release couplings used during STS LNG bunkering.

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeen-based subsea services company CIE Well Control has antered into administration. At the request of the company’s directors Blair Nimmo and Geoff Jacobs of KPMG LLP were appointed as Joint Administrators of CIE Well Control Limited (“CIE”) on 19 August 2016. CIE provides a range of subsea and surface engineering services to the oil and […]

  • 22 June 2016

    The creation of a European border control system received a first green light from the European Parliament and Council negotiators on Tuesday night. The cornerstone of the deal is to upgrade the Frontex border agency, which, together with national border management authorities, will form a European Border and Coast Guard. It is now up to member […]

  • 5 April 2006

    Bouwe Bekking’s Spanish movistar team have retained the lead of Leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race and are now in a good, consistent breeze that’s allowing them to monopolise on their position.

  • 3 June 2007

    A safety group is calling for more controls on the use of watercraft after an accident off the Sussex coast. A London man, in his 30s, needed stitches when his water bike was in collision with a jet boat, and a speed boat between Brighton piers.

  • 6 March 2005

    The Norwegian tanker “Fjord Champion” was still on fire Sunday morning, but the fire was dying out, NRK reports. The crew of 28 were safely evaquated when the Norwegian tanker “Fjord Champion” caught fire late Friday evening, and the ship later drifted ashore near Mandal on the south coast.

  • 8 April 2020

    Control & Protection | Electrical Test Solutions is specialised in a complete range of test and measuring devices for low, medium and high voltage. In addition to electrical installation companies, we supply our devices to energy producers and distributors, specialists in industrial electricity and all industrial sectors. You can also count on us for repairing […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    The Nederlands-based technical solutions provider Seatec said it has received order for design and delivery of a custom build ROV control skid. Multiple deepwater pump systems (4-off, each upto 3000msw) are being controlled by this ROV interface. The control skid consists of following main components: Hotstab interface (for hydraulic power from ROV to each pump); […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Wave Energy Scotland (WES) has released a video recording of the recently held webinar dedicated to the control systems innovation call.

  • 18 December 2015

    Seven foreign flagged ships were under detention in UK ports during November 2015 after failing Port State Control (PSC) inspection, the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) reported. During November, there were five new detentions of foreign flagged vessels in a UK port. Two vessels remained under detention from previous months and four vessels were released during […]

  • 12 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Scorpio Group, owned and controlled by the Lolli-Ghetti family, has taken control of Nordic American Offshore.

  • 19 July 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment

      Oil, ocean technology and environment companies are about to get a clearer and better view of deep sea activities. Clarenville-based SubC Control Ltd. yesterday received $115,957 from the Research & Development Corporation (RDC) for the creation of an underwater single-lens reflex camera, capable of taking high definition still videos by being mounted on a […]

  • 9 March 2017

    UK Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered the Spring Budget 2017 on 8 March, according to which the Levy Control Framework (LCF) will be replaced with new set of controls later this year.

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction of important new flood mitigation works is set to begin just north of Tairua at Graham’s Creek, Waikato Regional Council informs. The first phase of these works including sediment control and erosion protection structures will begin next week. This supports the larger construction works to ensure no sediment impacts the downstream wetland and harbor. “The work, when […]

  • 7 July 2016

    The European Parliament has given its approval to the European Commission’s proposal to establish a European Border and Coast Guard border control system. “If we want to manage migration better and preserve our Schengen area of free movement, we need to strengthen the common management of the EU’s external borders. Today’s decision by the Parliament is a major […]

  • 26 January 2015

    The International Well Control Forum (IWCF) has launched a new training standard in drilling and well intervention. According to the IWCF press release the training standard is for top achieving candidates, and the organization has urged operators to get involved. IWCF has said that the move is a direct response to the Oil and Gas Producers (OGP) guidelines […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Wild Well Control, Inc., a Superior Energy Services company focused on firefighting and well control, has unveiled its new subsea capping stack for response to a global deepwater well control incident.

  • 27 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    At the request of Police, the Defense Force has carried out a controlled explosion on part of what is believed to be an historic military artillery shell. It was found in Otago Harbor a few days ago by a worker connected to the dredging of the shipping channel. Police sent photographs of the device to […]

  • 25 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    OW Bunker, one of the world’s leading suppliers of marine fuels and lubricants, today announced the launch of a new global standard to ensure the quality of products supplied by its physical division. The move is part of strategy to drive annual global claims below 1%, an unprecedented figure in the bunker industry. Customers will […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sailors from Underwater Construction Team Two (UCT 2) significantly reduced the size of an underwater obstruction in Sapwauhfik Atoll October 11-29, widening a channel that serves as an important cargo and passenger transfer point for the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). The Federated States of Micronesia formally requested assistance from the United States to remove […]