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  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Al Maiorino, President of Public Strategy Group Inc., has submitted an article exclusively for Dredging Today about how dredging projects can properly combat opposition through strategic campaigning. As a vital aspect of social and economic development, dredging is essential for the successful implementation of numerous infrastructure projects. The demand for dredged materials is growing, and […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    In stunning rebuttal to the supposed finding of the Santa Maria by treasure hunter Barry Clifford, historian Manuel Rosa goes into great detail in his book “Columbus-The Untold Story.” Rosa contradicts recent news that the wreck found off the Northern coast of Haiti is Columbus’s famous Santa Maria flagship because, Rosa claims, the vessel did not sink, as […]

  • 9 October 2012

    The University of Delaware’s Kent Messer leads a research team that is conducting two studies at the Delaware coast to determine how people would react to offshore energy production and how that could impact the state’s economy. The first study was conducted at Cape Henlopen and Rehoboth Beach and involved students surveying beachgoers to see […]

  • 16 November 2011

    NRG Bluewater Wind President Peter Mandelstam used the proceeds from the 2001 sale of a wind project he built in Montana to found Bluewater Wind and focus on ocean wind. “I stopped doing on-land projects,” Mandelstam said, “because I could see the market was crowded, all the best sites were going to be taken up […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    TMT Australia conducted a tour for a group of 14 UWA mechanical engineering students. The students were participants in an advanced mechanical design course run for masters and fourth year students by Winthrop Professor James Trevelyan in the UWA school of Mechanical Engineering. TMT’s business is the design, manufacture and operation of ROV’s and subsea […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 February 2012

    B.C. Premier Christy Clark Friday said that British Columbia’s natural gas strategy will be established on a foundation of four priorities for long-term economic prosperity under the BC Jobs Plan. “We are creating new and exciting opportunities by diversifying our natural gas sector, strengthening job prospects for British Columbians and opening the door to new […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    This year’s Offshore Technology Conference has seen the launch of a new subsea company, Underwater Integrity Solutions (UIS). The Houston-based UIS, is an independent company, focused on underwater integrity, production assurance and life extension for subsea fields. UIS leadership team comprises of Chief Executive Officer Bill Boyle, Chief Financial Officer Mark Webster and Chief Operating Officer Guido Bressani, […]

  • 23 September 2012
    Technology

    It is extremely difficult to extinguish a fire in a wind turbine using conventional methods. The 130-meter high turbines are effectively outside the range of the fire department, and when it comes to turbines at sea, human intervention in the event of fire is virtually impossible. That’s why a comprehensive fire safety concept needs to […]

  • 11 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    There are great things happening aboard the vessel “Havila Phoenix” nowadays. During the last two years there have been installations and tests of a whole new system likely to revolutionise the offshore light well intervention market. The vessel, a Havyard 858 design, is designed and constructed by the ship technology group, Havyard Group AS, and […]

  • 29 August 2016

    By Martin Bloem CEO at Marstrat Increasing complexity and shrinking margins are forcing the maritime industry to focus on cost awareness. But with the fuel prices at an all-time low, it has become increasingly hard to save expenses in this area. In order to continue realizing cost reductions, the industry is now turning to other methods […]

  • 24 April 2014

    A UKOOG commissioned report by EY underlines the development of shale gas in the UK could create a £33bn investment opportunity for British business with the potential to create over 64,000 jobs. UKOOG’s “Getting ready for UK shale Gas”, forecasts that to drill up to 4000 laterals (horizontal wells) over an 18 year timeframe the […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At the start of 2019, Luc Vandenbulcke took the reins of DEME Group. A civil engineer employed for 21 years within the group, he has noteworthy qualifications: he cofounded and led DEME’s fastest growing subsidiary company which specialized in hydraulic engineering projects and offshore wind farms. His track record is directly applicable to his new […]

  • 7 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Rockhopper Exploration and Premier Oil have signed a detailed heads of terms with Navitas Petroleum to farm in for a 30 percent interest in the Sea Lion project located offshore the Falkland Islands. 

  • 11 September 2012
    Research & Development

    Adapting a sophisticated climate model, researchers show that there is plenty of wind available to supply half to several times the world’s total energy needs within the next two decades. In 2030, if all energy is converted to clean energy, humans will consume about 11.5 terawatts of power every year, all sources combined. If there […]

  • 11 September 2012
    Research & Development

    Adapting a sophisticated climate model, researchers show that there is plenty of wind available to supply half to several times the world’s total energy needs within the next two decades. In 2030, if all energy is converted to clean energy, humans will consume about 11.5 terawatts of power every year, all sources combined. If there […]

  • 2 May 2013
    Research & Development, Technology

    New technology for harvesting energy from low velocity ocean and tidal currents multiplies the potential for marine energy. Written by Anders Jansson, CEO, Minesto  Marine energy – for instance energy from tidal and ocean currents – is the ‘best of the best’ amongst green energy sources: it has the greatest potential (in theory, the planet’s […]

  • 6 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Marine and inland water-based infrastructure is a prerequisite for the sustainable development of economic bene ts and public welfare. Dredging works are needed to realise and maintain such infrastructure. It is widely recognised that such projects create an impact on the environment and in recent years awareness of these impacts has grown – on the client side as well as among […]

  • 7 November 2014

    Oil & Gas UK has informed that the winners of the Oil & Gas UK Awards 2014, sponsored by Shell U.K. Limited, have been announced following a sold-out evening event in Aberdeen, Scotland.  All seven winners were presented with their awards at a ceremony in Aberdeen on Thursday November 6, where some 650 people from […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    A shift in US foreign policy based both on changes to the threat landscape and improving domestic energy security could lead to an increase in threats to shipping within eighteen months according to David Hunkin of Dryad Maritime Intelligence. With the US strategic focus now firmly fixed on the Asia Pacific region and Iran ‘coming […]

  • 5 November 2013

    At almost 50 years from the put in operation of the first LNG plant in the world (GL4Z Arzew – Algeria 1964), it is possible to make significant considerations on technological evolution that has accompanied the awareness and the role of LNG as a viable alternative to traditional energy sources (primarily the oil), starting from […]

  • 2 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    New technology for harvesting energy from low velocity ocean and tidal currents multiplies the potential for marine energy. Written by Anders Jansson, CEO, Minesto Marine energy – for instance energy from tidal and ocean currents – is the ‘best of the best’ amongst green energy sources: it has the greatest potential (in theory, the planet’s […]