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  • 4 May 2017

    A diver that went missing was found in Orkney by a dive boat on Wednesday. The dive boat Fair Morn reported to Shetland Coastguard that they had a missing diver off Burwick in Orkney. The Coastguard coordinated an extensive search of the Pentland Firth area involving RNLI lifeboats from Thurso, Longhope and Stromness and two Coastguard rescue […]

  • 17 September 2013

    One of the founding fathers of the Australian oil and gas industry and of its industry association, APPEA, passed away over the weekend.  Charles William (Bill) Siller, was born in St George, Queensland, and graduated from the University of Queensland with a degree in geology. In the late 1950s and early 1960s, Siller was one […]

  • 14 October 2013

    Adapting its service offering to steer a move into the offshore wind industry has paid off for FoundOcean. Jim Bell, Managing Director, tells Offshore WIND that activity went from ‘zero to 60’ in just a year and as renewable energy demand increases, FoundOcean is confident that it can gear up for any future growth.  Established […]

  • 14 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    ATLAS ELEKTRONIK, a world leading provider of naval electronic systems, has founded a Naval Support Centre (NSC) in Thailand in order to support the Royal Thai Navy. This ATLAS NAVAL SUPPORT CENTRE is a joint venture company with strong Thai shareholding. Based on the good and trustful cooperation with Suprom Chaiyakul of Prompaiboon Associates, this […]

  • 4 November 2013

      Det norske oljeselskap ASA has, by pressure measurements, confirmed the presence of hydrocarbons in exploration well 30/11-9 S on the Askja prospect in the Norwegian part of the North Sea.  Drilling operations, in the production licence 272,  are ongoing and final results are not yet available. Statoil is the operator of PL 272 with a 50 percent interest. […]

  • 24 February 2012

    Another eight bodies have been found on the shipwrecked Costa Concordia as search teams expanded their activities in the Italian cruise liner’s submerged decks. Among the four bodies recovered on Wednesday was the body of an Italian five-year-old girl who was the youngest passenger. Reportedly, the bodies were found in an underwater part of the […]

  • 28 July 2008

    Four non-confirmities relating to offshore regulations have been found during an audit of StatoilHydro’s Gullfaks C platform. One of the defects related to the platform’s firewater system – which was also found to be defective in the Piper Alpha disaster in the UK sector of the North sea 20 years ago this month. Investigators from […]

  • 27 October 2014

    Eleven crew members of the hijacked Indonesia-flagged product tanker Srikandi 515 have been found in lifeboats by Malaysian fishermen, according to Skala Times. The tanker loaded with 3,100 tonnes of palm oil was hijacked while transiting the Sampit shipping channel on October 9, the news site writes. Srikandi 515, owned by Lima Srikandi Jaya, departed Sampit, Kalimantan Tengah, on October […]

  • 13 November 2013

    CAMAC Energy Inc. today announced it has been informed by Allied Energy Plc that the Oyo-7 well offshore Nigeria in OML 120 has confirmed the presence of hydrocarbons in the Miocene formation.   This marks the first time a well has been successfully drilled into the Miocene formation of the Oyo oil field. Hydrocarbons were […]

  • 12 December 2007

    An inspection of the ship which delivers up to half of Guernsey’s food and other goods has revealed its hull is damaged after it almost ran aground. Strong winds forced caused the Commodore Goodwill to hit La Collette yacht basin in St Helier harbour.

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The shipping industry has been sailing on some rough tides and is still facing challenging times ahead as the industry players gear up for ever stringent regulations. Having that in mind, it seems that the time has come for a stronger unity between the relevant stakeholders. As a result, it may be the time to […]

  • 26 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    A new engineering company has opened its doors in Hamburg: [email protected] offers design and planning services for heavy-lift shipping and offshore projects. The ten-strong team around founders Lars Rolner and Hendrik Gröne takes on projects from designing individual chain hoists to developing special- purpose vessels. Hendrik Gröne, Managing Director of [email protected], explains the idea behind […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Research & Development

    Oman’s Ministry of Heritage & Culture (MHC) in cooperation with Blue Water Recoveries (BWR) of UK announced the discovery and archaeological excavation of a Portuguese East Indiaman that was part of Vasco da Gama’s 1502-1503 Armada to India. The ship, which sank in a storm in May 1503 off the coast of Al Hallaniyah island […]

  • 11 July 2012
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    A Kuala Lumpur-based archaeologist stated that he has discovered the remains of a sunken wooden Dutch merchant vessel. Along with his team, he found the remains about three nautical miles off Pulau Besar, AsiaOne News reports. Malacca Museum Authority’s general manager, Datuk Khamis Abas said the wooden vessel had been detected during an underwater survey […]

  • 8 July 2007

    Operator Statoil has completed the drilling of two appraisal wells at the Ermintrude find in the North Sea. Gas, condensate and oil have been proven. Wells 15/6 A and B lie in production licence 303 seven kilometres north of the Sleipner area in the North Sea’s central sector. Gas and condensate in sandstones of Jurassic […]

  • 14 June 2007

    One man has been found dead and another three are in hospital after hiding on board a Formula 1 powerboat being transported from Greece to Devon. They were discovered at a pay toll in France when noises were heard inside a compartment on the Negotiator boat.

  • 30 December 2006

    Indonesian rescue teams searching for those missing after a ferry sinking off Java say they have found scores of survivors in lifeboats. Naval officers flying over the area say they have seen at least 10 lifeboats with survivors on board but that stormy weather has prevented their rescue.

  • 8 August 2006

    A 1,500lb Second World War bomb has been detonated off the Suffolk coast – creating a 300ft plume. The German air drop mine was trawled up by a fishing vessel on Monday afternoon, before being placed back on the sea bed, about one mile off the coast of Shingle Street, near Woodbridge.

  • 12 February 2007

    A Shetland yachtsman who sparked an international rescue has been told that his boat has been found. Andrew Halcrow, 47, was 350 miles south west of Australia when he was struck down with pain in December.

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Part of the WWII torpedo was found today by a barge dredging the Portsmouth Harbor ahead of the arrival of HMS Queen Elizabeth next spring. The object was discovered on Hamilton Bank, at the approach to the Portsmouth Harbor, by Boskalis Westminster. The Dutch dredging company has been contracted by the Defense Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) to carry […]

  • 20 September 2006

    Russian divers say they have found the wreck of a Soviet ship which sank attempting a historic journey along the Arctic coast in 1934. The Chelyuskin was trapped in ice as it tried to complete a voyage from Murmansk in north-western Russia to Vladivostok in the Pacific Ocean. It was supposed to show that a […]

  • 3 February 2006

    The decision to permit the ill-fated Polish freighter – which collided with a chemical tanker in the English Channel – to leave Belfast despite deficiencies being detected has been defended by inspectors.