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  • 2 October 2006

    A 78-year-old retired teacher died during a cruise less than two weeks after the ship had been detained due to a sickness bug, an inquest heard. Pat Horn, of Cheltenham, Glos, died on 8 June, a day after contracting the Norovirus which led to the Van Gogh liner being held at Harwich, Essex. More than […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Technology

    At the Ocean Energy Europe conference in Paris last week the atmosphere was quite upbeat. Of course, the major challenge in the industry remains – principally funding technology development. The good news is that Europe is taking ocean energy seriously. It will not be on the same stage as funding for the nuclear industry or […]

  • 11 November 2014

    Gas Energy Australia commenced a new campaign for cheaper, cleaner fuel aiming to spur Australians to use more of its natural gas to improve its fuel affordability, reduce its carbon footprint and create new jobs.

  • 28 March 2013

    The NOL Group welcomed on March 25 its newest, largest, and most environmentally – friendly vessel to its fleet. The 14,000 – TEU (twenty – foot equivalent unit) container ship was officially named APL Temasek, built by Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), at a ceremony in Singapore by Mrs Mary Tan, spouse of the Republic’s President. […]

  • 27 June 2014

    Climate scientists have long tried to explain why ice-age cycles became longer and more intense some 900,000 years ago, switching from 41,000-year cycles to 100,000-year cycles. In a paper published this week in the journal Science, researchers report that the deep ocean currents that move heat around the globe stalled or may have stopped at […]

  • 7 February 2012

      Federal and state officials are going to hold meetings to provide information and hear public opinions on the planned offshore wind energy projects, reports Cape Cod Times. The meetings are scheduled to be held on Monday in Boston. The area selected for the potential projects covers about 825,000 acres, however it is still half […]

  • 24 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    MMT, a Swedish marine survey company offering turnkey services, announced that they will be present at the EWEA Offshore 2013. It is less than a month to this year’s big offshore wind event which starts on 19 November 2013 in Frankfurt. The Company will be exhibiting on stand 30F80. MMT offers a complete set of […]

  • 28 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Shipping line Safmarine has taken delivery of the 4500 teu Safmarine Chilka, the first of three new Safmarine-branded WAFMAX containerships to join the A.P Moller-Maersk fleet in 2012. The vessel has been purpose-built for the trade with Africa and has been deployed on the Far East – Africa trade. The Safmarine Chilka – which has […]

  • 22 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Irish developer Sea Power has engaged the services of both Exceedence and Wood for the techno-commercial evaluation of its wave energy system.

  • 11 February 2011
    Business & Finance

      Preliminary production figures for January 2011 indicate an average daily production of about 2 164 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate. This is 50 000 more than in December 2010. Gas production was about 10.4 billion Sm 3 , which is 0.4 billion Sm 3 less than in December. The average daily liquid […]

  • 1 November 2016

    Independent Oil and Gas (IOG) has received initial results from new interpretations of 3D seismic data covering the Blythe Hub licences in the company’s Southern North Sea portfolio. The data, which is being reinterpreted and comprises 250 km² of 3D seismic from the 1990s, has been reprocessed by Schlumberger WesternGeco to create a more consistent […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Equipment, Innovation, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Denmark-based coatings manufacturer Hempel has launched an underwater hull inspection service using remote operated vehicles (ROVs) to provide complete hull coating inspections while a vessel is at port or anchorage.

  • 21 September 2007

    Genco Shipping & Trading Limited (NYSE: GNK) today announced that it has reached an agreement to extend the time charter for the Genco Wisdom, a 1997-built Handymax vessel currently on charter with Hyundai Merchant Marine Co. Ltd. The extended time charter will be for an additional 35 to 37.5 months at a rate of $34,500 […]

  • 11 April 2007

    The Indian shipbuilding industry is on a high growth trajectory and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 30%. In a recent report, I maritime, a consultancy firm, has said that India’s share in global order book is expected to be around 15 % by 2020 from current 0.4%, aided […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian joint venture BAM Clough has taken acceptance of its new built jack-up barge, IB-914, which departed China earlier this week. The new built process was concluded in less than a year’s time and the jack-up barge will be deployed in Australia on BAM Clough’s near shore projects portfolio. The jack-up barge has capacity […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Project & Tenders

    FairfieldNodal has secured Z700 acquisition project in the North Sea with an unnamed client. The project is set to begin in June 2018. FairfieldNodal previously acquired the original baseline survey with the Z700 data acquisition system, the company said. This North Sea acquisition project is expected to take less than two months to complete. The Z700 […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Damen has developed a new concept vessel – the Offshore Support Vessel (OSV) 9020. According to Damen, the vessel features a stable platform with lots of accommodation, good station-keeping capability, low carbon emissions and lots of flexibility to add mission-specific tools. “We were approached by several different operators at the same time, all looking for […]

  • 9 December 2016

    U.S. oil firm Anadarko has reportedly decided to give up some of its offshore blocks in New Zealand. The company will reportedly surrender two exploration permits in Pegasus Basin over an area of 7,085 square-kilometers off the Kaikoura and Wellington Coasts. New Zealand’s Green Party has welcomed the news saying that beaches in Wellington, Wairarapa, […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Siemens has announced that, as of 2015, it will revolutionize the offshore wind turbine service with its new service operation vessels (SOVs). Equipped with state-of-the-art features and technology, the SOVs will bring the next generation of offshore wind service, which will be safer, faster, and more reliable. When Siemens’ new SOVs begin operation in 2015, wind turbine technicians will be living and […]

  • 28 October 2015

    ESNA AS, a Norwegian company specializing in Surface Effect Ship (SES) design, has introduced its new vessel design – an air cushion catamaran for offshore wind crew transfer, called the Tern. The crew transfer vessel (CTV) is partly supported by an air cushion in addition to the two side hulls. The Tern uses the air cushion not only for […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Norwegian drilling contractor Norshore has entered into a firm contract with Sabah Shell Petroleum Company Ltd, Far Frontier Energy Sdn. Bhd. for top hole drilling on the Malikai field in Malaysia. The contract is a breakthrough for Norshore and is regarded as a new and important cost reducing measure by Shell. “We have for […]

  • 17 October 2012

    In cooperation between KaiserWerft, Franck Muller Yacht Design & Engineering and Voith a new 45m project has been initiated. New Super Light Carbon Fiber 45mt of Kaiserwerft will use the revolutionary Voith Inline Propulsor System for a better efficiency and more economical cruise. Exterior design and shape of the new model will be designed together […]