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  • 10 February 2015

    Lloyd’s Register issued guidance notes for the calculation of probabilistic explosion loads that provide recommended practices to help engineers, operators and designers to define blast and explosion loads to control and mitigate risk measures in offshore operations.

  • 10 February 2015

    Lloyd’s Register issued guidance notes for the calculation of probabilistic explosion loads that provide recommended practices to help engineers, operators and designers to define blast and explosion loads to control and mitigate risk measures in offshore operations.

  • 29 June 2016
    Equipment

    The international oil & gas advisory and classification society, DNV GL, has opened a new training center at its large-scale testing and research facility at Spadeadam in Cumbria, UK. DNV GL said on Wednesday that the newly-opened center is a product of a $4 million investment with the goal to offer trials in a controlled and secure […]

  • 11 January 2018

    Greek authorities seize a Tanzanian-flagged cargo ship carrying materials to Libya intended to make explosives.

  • 29 December 2015

    An explosion has been reported on board a Cypriot-flagged bulker identified as Akaki on December 28th while the ship was anchored at the Port of Paranaguá, Brazil. The ship just completed loading of 65 tons of corn and was about to load fuel for the journey to the port of Kaohsiung, China when the explosion took place in […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Two workers were killed in an explosion on Wednesday, August 26, at a fuel-unloading terminal used by a unit of Brazil’s oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA, the state-run company informed. The heating unit is used to raise the temperature of bunker fuel facilitating its loading to ocean-going ships. The two workers, employed by Petrobras Distribuidora, […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Two workers were killed in an explosion on Wednesday, August 26, at a fuel-unloading terminal used by a unit of Brazil’s oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA, the state-run company informed. The heating unit is used to raise the temperature of bunker fuel facilitating its loading to ocean-going ships. The two workers, employed by Petrobras Distribuidora, […]

  • 8 April 2020

    Electromach B.V. is a supplier of explosion protected installation equipment and system solutions for the oil & gas industry. We are a market leader with more than 50 years of experience in the explosion protection technology. We have an extensive scope of supply complete with engineering, drawing, manufacturing, programming, testing and commissioning. Our brand name […]

  • 26 June 2014

    Indian Register of Shipping (IRS) has selected MSC Software’s Dytran explicit nonlinear simulation solution for underwater explosion analysis. International waters are increasingly under threat thereby creating the need to protect high value naval and commercial vessels and more importantly human lives at sea. In particular, threat from low intensity to high intensity underwater explosion (UNDEX) […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Four crewmen aboard the chemical tanker Hanyang Ace were injured in an explosion and a gas leak that occurred on the ship’s cargo deck while it was being loaded with nitric and sulphuric acid in Ulsan, South Korea, on January 11, The Kyunghyang Shinmun reports.  One person suffered facial burns, while the other three suffered injuries […]

  • 9 January 2014

    Consequence and risk analysis experts evaluating explosion hazards have historically had to undertake time-consuming analyses, and have been unable to show all the combined influences in different scenarios. DNV GL’s new Phast 3D Explosions software module enables advanced 3D modelling, increasing both the accuracy, the detail and the speed of vapour cloud explosion (VCE) analyses. […]

  • 16 December 2016

    Eighteen crew members suffered injuries after a product tanker caught fire and exploded in Manila Bay, the Philippines, on Wednesday, December 14, according to local media. The product tanker, identified as the 2012-built M/TKR Reia Faye, was docked near the shore of Bataan and waiting for loading instructions from Petron Bataan Refinery when it reportedly suffered an engine […]

  • 17 December 2019

    The Houthis seek international assistance in preventing a decaying tanker from causing a major environmental disaster.

  • 16 December 2019

    MAIB reveals initial investigation findings related to Stolt Groenland blasts.

  • 22 December 2011

      Finnish officials discovered about 160 tons of explosives and 69 surface-to-air missiles found on a cargo ship bearing a British flag and on its way to China. Massive amounts of picric acid and the missiles were found as the dock workers were loading the chains. The M/S Thor Liberty left the north German port […]

  • 12 March 2018

    A tanker docked at a Vietnamese port burst into flames following an explosion on March 10, according to Hai Phong Port Authority.

  • 27 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Initial reports suggested that the fire broke out in cargo containing the chemical calcium hypochlorite.

  • 25 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    An explosion has been reported at an oil jetty in India’s Kandla Port which shut down tanker operations over the weekend. The blast and heavy fire occurred on Saturday night, September 23 at the pipeline junction leading to the liquid cargo storage terminal belonging to the Friends Salt Works & Allied Industries (FSWAI). One worker carrying out maintenance […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The new Lloyd’s Register Energy Guidance Notes, launched at ONS 2014 on August 25, assist designers, owners and operators of oil and gas equipment on how to assess fire loadings on an installation, and how to protect people and equipment against different fire scenarios. “Protection against fires on board vessels and installations is critical to […]

  • 11 December 2014

    Two crew members of South Korean tanker DL Calla were killed in an explosion that occurred late Wednesday offshore Malaysia, New Strait Times reports. Two more crew members sustained injuries in the blast and have been brought to a hospital in Kuala Terengganu. The explosion on board the vessel, loaded with liquefied natural gas, was caused by a gas leakage, the […]

  • 10 January 2018

    An explosion has been reported Wednesday on board the Iranian tanker, which has been burning for four days off China.

  • 31 October 2018

    A shipping container exploded on Tuesday evening, October 30, at the Evergreen Terminal.