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  • 22 August 2008

    Winning a gold medal in the Star class was an emotional moment for three people in particular, two of them were in the boat. The third was ashore and lost for words as he watched his closest friend cross the line to take a very important gold medal. Ben Ainslie knows what it feels like […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Storage

    The creation of hundreds of jobs and production of huge amounts of home grown renewable energy is one step closer today as RWE npower renewables makes a series of announcements about the Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm. The company, one of the UK’s leading renewable energy developers, is announcing a consultation on the wind farm’s […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    TDW Offshore Services (TDW) announced that, for the first time, it is offering its SmartTrack™ remote tracking and pressure-monitoring system for use in the global marketplace. Until now, this proprietary technology has been used exclusively by TDW to carry out pipeline pressure isolation operations in conjunction with the company’s SmartPlug® isolation system. TDW has executed […]

  • 2 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Danish Naval Design and Marine Consultancy Knud E. Hansen A/S and joint venture partner ABB have developed a highly fuel efficient 2000 TEU Container Feeder Vessel. The vessel’s main dimensions have been optimised for calling in Bangkok, but the design features will deliver great benefits to operators and the environment on any route. The […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    There are many sea ice properties that can affect an offshore vessel’s navigation performance in sea ice. The most obvious is the thickness of the ice but other properties, such as hardness, are also important. In the following excerpt taken from OCIMF latest report on Offshore Vessel Operations in Ice and/or Severe Sub-Zero Temperatures in […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Authorities & Government

    Scotland’s island communities will have greater control over their local economies, natural environment and be represented at the heart of government in an independent Scotland, First Minister Alex Salmond said. ‪ Launching the island prospectus, Empowering Scotland’s Island Communities, in Kirkwall, the First Minister outlined the most comprehensive package of powers for the island communities […]

  • 1 December 2011
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    Ocean energy company, BioPower Systems (BPS), today announced that the Victorian Minister for Energy and Resources, the Hon. Michael O’Brien MP, has awarded the company conditional funding support of $5 million under the Sustainable Energy Pilot Demonstration Program. The funding will be applied towards the $14 million pilot demonstration of the company’s 250kW bioWAVE ocean […]

  • 1 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Aker Solutions has revealed a package of measures to mitigate the effects of the coronavirus and sharp oil price decline, including layoffs, reductions in cost and investment levels, and salary freeze for executives as well as general population. 

  • 22 January 2020

    Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor is facing a legal challenge over its offshore drilling plans in the Great Australian Bight following a legal action by an organization looking to protect wilderness areas.

  • 12 March 2017

    Efficient ships are inherently more sustainable. As such, to reach sustainability targets, the maritime industry is putting a lot of effort into improving efficiency. From ship design, construction to operational activities and mid-life retrofits – there are numerous occasions when the subject of efficiency can be tackled. Precise measurements of efficiency strategies are key to […]

  • 15 October 2019

    The international maritime unions have called for the search to continue for the seven missing seafarers of the Bourbon Rhode vessel which sank in the mid-Atlantic on September 26.

  • 26 September 2018

    QP CEO: “This new capacity increase will further strengthen our leading position as the world’s largest LNG producer”

  • 1 August 2011

    Country’s leading shipbuilding company, Western Marine Shipyard Ltd today delivered four vessels to the German buyer Grona Shipping and Bangladesh government creating another milestone in the shipbuilding industry of Bangladesh. Among the four vessels, German buyer Grona Shipping received two 5200 DWT MPC Vessels and another two vessels were delivered to the Bangladesh Inland Water […]

  • 2 January 2012

      The Danish Naval Design and Marine Consultancy Knud E. Hansen A/S and joint venture partner ABB have developed a highly fuel efficient 2000 TEU Container Feeder Vessel. The vessel’s main dimensions have been optimised for calling in Bangkok, but the design features will deliver great benefits to operators and the environment on any route. […]

  • 1 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    Country’s leading shipbuilding company, Western Marine Shipyard Ltd today delivered four vessels to the German buyer Grona Shipping and Bangladesh government creating another milestone in the shipbuilding industry of Bangladesh. Among the four vessels, German buyer Grona Shipping received two 5200 DWT MPC Vessels and another two vessels were delivered to the Bangladesh Inland Water […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Fiji has joined forces with a major global maritime logistics company to overhaul the operation of the country’s two biggest ports, Suva and Lautoka, and speed up the flow of goods in and out of the country. The Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama, says poor performance on the wharves has retarded Fiji’s development, added to the […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Chatham Rock Phosphate refuted the misinformation media campaign being run by the Deep Water Group and questioned fish trawling’s environmental record. In media articles George Clement of the Deep Water Group has described Chatham’s proposal to extract rock phosphate as a potential environmental “catastrophe”. “Such descriptions could be applied to fishing, when you think about […]

  • 20 May 2014

    The oil and gas industry is marking Scottish Apprenticeship Week by celebrating the 15th anniversary of one of the most successful youth training schemes in the country.

  • 8 October 2014

    The ongoing ethnic conflict between Greek and Turkish Cypriots has deepened as the peace talks have stumbled over the Turkish side’s plans to deploy a seismic vessel into Cypriot waters. Greek Cypriots are accusing Turkey of trying to undermine the ethnically divided island’s sovereign offshore gas exploration plans. In a statement issued last night, Cyprus’ […]

  • 17 January 2013

    Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced yesterday that he would return to his home state of Colorado, having fulfilled his promise to President Obama to serve four years as Secretary. Secretary Salazar has informed President Obama that he intends to leave the Department by the end of March. “Colorado is and will always be […]

  • 2 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Summary of meetings with key players in the EU Commission and the Norwegian delegation for the EU on 20 September was one of the topics at the Safety Forum’s meeting in Brussels on 21 September. In addition, mutual information and updates were provided as regards on-going issues, and the Safety Forum’s role in relation to […]

  • 9 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) and The Crown Estate have signed a lease to create FabTest, a new wave energy ‘nursery’ test site inFalmouth Bay on the south coast of Cornwall. The site has also been issued with a marine license by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO), which allows the mooring of marine energy converter devices. […]