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  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Harkand, the international subsea inspection, repair, maintenance (IRM) and light construction group, has secured a contract with Maersk Oil North Sea Ltd. It will see the DP2 multi-purpose vessel the Relume deployed to conduct subsea inspection of the operator’s floating production units and floating production storage and offloading assets, as well as all subsea infrastructure […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Harkand, a subsea inspection, repair and maintenance and light construction company, has extended its ROV support vessel fleet operations in the North Sea by signing a charter agreement for the Surf Ranger. The multi-purpose ROV, survey and air diving vessel, owned by Go Offshore, will be deployed immediately on its first scope of work, a […]

  • 12 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    InterManager, the international trade association for in-house and third party ship managers, has today appointed Gerardo Borromeo as its new President with immediate effect. Mr Borromeo, who was elected unopposed at yesterday’s [October 11] InterManager AGM in Copenhagen, succeeds Alastair Evitt, Managing Director of Meridian Marine Management, who has completed his two-year term of office. […]

  • 1 October 2013

    Topaz Energy and Marine, a global leading offshore support vessel owner with key operations in the Middle East and Caspian today announced the appointment of Pernille Fabricius as Chief Financial Officer. Mrs. Fabricius’ career spans 25 years and she joins Topaz from her position as CFO of DAMCO, a global logistics division of the A.P. […]

  • 29 November 2011

    Ship surveyors, inspectors, legal officers, marine scientists and other persons responsible for maritime affairs in countries from the wider Caribbean region gathered at the Knutsford Court Hotel from November 14-15, 2011 to learn about the provisions of the Ballast Water Management Convention. Hosted by the Maritime Authority of Jamaica (MAJ), the course sought to train […]

  • 8 June 2011

      Qatargas has extended its support to the US-based Children’s Brain Tumour Foundation (CBTF) and participated in its annual benefit dinner organised by the charity recently in New York City. The CBTF is a non-profit organisation, founded in 1988 to improve the treatment, quality of life and the long term outlook for children with brain […]

  • 16 February 2011

    Fresh from winning the Best Power 24-40 m prize at the ISS Design & Leadership Awards, the Moonen 124 Northlander has also now been nominated as a finalist in the Motor Boat of the Year Awards 2011. And with the nomination of the Moonen 97 Livia as a finalist in the Best Displacement Motor Yacht […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ohio has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for their plan to place dredge material from Cleveland Harbor, which includes six miles of the Cuyahoga River, in Lake Erie or not dredge the entire navigation channel unless a non-federal partner pays to place it in confined disposal facilities. This year, as they […]

  • 27 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Innovation

    Japanese shipping company Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) has become a member of the International Windship Association (IWSA). IWSA is a member-driven not-for-profit organisation that is dedicated to the promotion and facilitation of direct wind propulsion in commercial shipping. “With K-Line joining IWSA, they are sending a clear message to the industry and policy makers […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Harkand, a global name in subsea inspection, repair and maintenance and light construction, has been awarded Nexen Petroleum UK Ltd’s 2014 ROVSV inspection services work along with a longer term frame agreement. The contract marks the first piece of work Harkand has undertaken for the operator. The inspection scope covers the Buzzard, Scott, Telford, Ettrick […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    ABB, a global leader in power and automation technology, has secured a new order to supply electric power plant and Azipod propulsion units for one icebreaker built for Finnish Transport Agency (FTA) at Arctech Helsinki Shipyard. Due for delivery in 2016 and set for operation in the Baltic Sea, the new vessel is featuring dual […]

  • 10 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

      The Saudi coast of the Red Sea covers more than 11° latitudes featuring decreasing nutrients, decreasing mean annual SST and increasing salinity from S to N making it an ideal setting to investigate naturally varying water parameters on coral reefs. During a 4 week land-based expedition (16.September – 11. October) of the Jeddah Transect […]

  • 8 March 2011
    Business & Finance

      In 2010, two personal injuries were reported during saturation diving in connection with petroleum activities, according to the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway’s report from the diving database system DSYS. The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has established several databases in order to record and systematise information about incidents in connection with the petroleum activities. […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced yesterday that the cleanup of contaminated soil and sediment will begin next week at the Mercury Refining Superfund site, a mercury reclamation facility in the towns of Colonie and Guilderland, New York. Past waste disposal activities contaminated soil and storm water that drained off the site and into an […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Harkand is investing upwards of $30million (USD) in expanding its global fleet of remotely operated vehicle systems as the company drives forward with its ambitious growth strategy. The Group has signed a deal with Forum Subsea Technologies that will see it extend its ROV fleet by 25% and create 30 new full time jobs as […]

  • 8 March 2011
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

      In 2010, two personal injuries were reported during saturation diving in connection with petroleum activities, according to the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway’s report from the diving database system DSYS. The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has established several databases in order to record and systematise information about incidents in connection with the petroleum activities. […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos yesterday announced that the state is nearing completion of their independent investigation of Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) contamination in the Hudson River. At Governor Andrew Cuomo’s direction, DEC launched a sampling effort this summer to fully assess the nature and extent of contamination left behind […]

  • 16 February 2012

    TITAN Salvage, a Crowley Maritime Corp. company, has been awarded a contract to serve as the commercial marine salvage and engineering support contractor for the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), the division of the U.S. Navy responsible for engineering, building, buying and maintaining Navy ships and submarines and their combat systems. In this new role, […]

  • 18 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    This month MBARI researchers are conducting a two-week-long, in-depth oceanographic experiment to track the nutrients that fertilize algal blooms off the coast of Central California. This research is part of MBARI’s ongoing CANON (Controlled, Agile, and Novel Observing Network) initiative, a project utilizing the latest research technologies to observe the dynamic biological, chemical, and physical […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    NOAA’s National Ocean Service, from the deck of a small research boat, lowered an automated underwater vehicle (AUV) in search for sea turtles. All species of sea turtles found in U.S. waters are listed as threatened or endangered under the Endangered Species Act, and NOAA Fisheries scientists need to keep tabs on their populations. Larisa […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has reported that the progress is on schedule with the Miami Harbor deepening and widening project, including the successful construction of artificial reefs and relocation of about a thousand healthy corals. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District and its contractors are at the 35 percent completion mark, […]

  • 3 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Fishes residing near oil platforms in southern California have similar contaminant levels as fishes in nearby natural sites, according to two recent reports by the U.S. Geological Survey, which were conducted to assist the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) in understanding potential consequences of offshore energy development. Since the underwater portion of many offshore […]