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  • 21 March 2005

    The Volvo Ocean Race is braced for the glare of Hollywood with the ground-breaking announcement today, March 21, that there will be a Pirates of the Caribbean II entry in the 2005-2006 round the world race.

  • 14 July 2014

    The shipping industry, especially the merchant fleet is still suffering hard times. Due to overcapacity, competition is strong, leading to low freight rates. Strict control on operational cost is more important than ever. Optimal fuel/propulsion efficiency is crucial, slow steaming is a widely adapted strategy to reduce fuel consumption. Financial predictability (budget) and risk control […]

  • 15 January 2019

    During Offshore Energy, Marius Ottoline, installation engineer at HMC won the Offshore Energy Young Engineer award.

  • 22 December 2007

    At 9.30am, on the second day of last year’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, about 60 miles off the New South Wales town of Narooma, Queenslander Mike Freebairn’s world began to come apart at the seams. Koomooloo, the beautiful timber ocean racing veteran that he and his father had so painstakingly restored was sinking.

  • 16 June 2006

    With 31,239 miles completed from 31,250, surely no more surprises could remain? Surely no tripwires lurked beyond the final furlong? Well, there was, just one, and in the space of one sched ABN AMRO TWO sailed into a windless hole and saw their name disappear from the trophy awarded to the winner of the final […]

  • 11 February 2007

    Life aboard Adele. What’s it really like cruising on a superyacht – not just cruising but undertaking an Antarctic adventure which very much relies on the yacht as a platform, a lifeline and a completely independent mode of transport?

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    French branch of the insurance specialist Swiss Life and Natixis, a French corporate and investment bank, will co-finance an offshore wind project, as part of an infrastructure debt cooperation agreement signed on 9 December. “Under the terms of this agreement, Swiss Life will invest €300m, benefiting from the expertise of Swiss Life Asset Managers and Natixis in this asset class,” it was […]

  • 8 April 2020

    Introducing the Seal for Life Industries – the strongest product line up in the market, combining high tech corrosion prevention, sealing and insulation solutions. One family, One goal, One Mission – to engineer the best performance based infrastructural solutions in the market. With a worldwide presence; whatever and wherever the project is, we can provide […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Equipment

    If you thought the Transformers are all about turning cars into robots, think again

  • 10 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Viper Innovation has marked the first field installation of its V-LIFE insulation resistance recovery system in Norway. The set up took place as a result of recent tests which were carried out on an electrical distribution system, which was recovered during a repair campaign. Talks are also said to be in the advanced stages with […]

  • 26 December 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Storage

    The 2MW Floatgen wind turbine, the first offshore and floating wind turbine to be installed off the French coast, has produced its first electricity in the port of Saint-Nazaire while undergoing tests.

  • 4 December 2007

    The exploits of PUMA Ocean Racing are creating quite a fuss among local media in Boston where skipper Ken Read is continuing crew training aboard the Volvo Open 70 PUMA Avanti (formerly ABN AMRO TWO). David Schmidt, the Associate Editor of SAIL Magazine, was fortunate enough to go along for the ride. Here is his […]

  • 27 April 2008

    Seven pirates have been given life sentences for seizing a United Arab Emirates ship last week by a court in Somalia’s northern Puntland region. Another four were given similar sentences for helping the pirates.

  • 29 September 2006

    One of the Titanic’s few remaining lifejackets has been sold to a private collector for

  • 24 July 2009

    Life has always been good on a Celebrity Cruises vacation, and today, the brand announced a new program that will make it even better. Celebrity Cruises today announced “Celebrity Life,” a new series of palate-pleasing, intellectually-enriching and life-enhancing programs designed to deliver the most unique and sophisticated onboard experience in premium cruising. Built on long-established […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The International Labour Organisation ILO marks a year since the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 entered into force worldwide on August 20, 2013. The MLC, 2006 provides comprehensive protection at work for seafarers. ILO TV travelled on board a container vessel to hear first-hand from seafarers what it’s like to spend months at sea and what […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    A multidisciplinary consortium led by the University of Vigo will install two wave energy converters (WECs) off Galicia, Spain, to demonstrate the efficiency of wave energy devices in the high-energy coasts. The main objective of the Life DemoWave project is to demonstrate the viability of two WECs, which have already been researched and patented, for […]

  • 28 August 2014

    What is it like to be a crewman onboard a container ship? This video gives you a taste of life aboard Maersk’s container ship Edith Maersk and the ship’s daily routine. Edith Maersk is the sister ship of Emma Maersk, one of the largest cargo ships in the world. She was built by the Denmark-based […]

  • 29 September 2014

    Norway-based Atlantic Offshore company has performed a life raft drop test in Oseberg South. Oseberg South is an offshore oil field in the North Sea, which is located 115 kilometres from the coastline and 13 kilometres south of Oseberg Oil Field. Liferafts in general are collapsible and stored in a heavy-duty fiberglass canister, also containing […]

  • 23 October 2018

    The innovations required to support the British subsea industry in the lower oil price environment will be explored at Subsea UK’s Life of Field conference in Bristol next month. Sponsored by Baker Hughes, Frazer Nash Consultancy and Viper Innovations the conference will take place on  November 06, at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, Bristol.  […]

  • 26 April 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    BP has received consent to extend the operating life of the Ula oil export pipeline. BP Norge (BP) is the operator of the Ula field, located in the southern North Sea. It is located in about 70 meters of water, and consists of three conventional steel facilities. The oil from Ula is transported to Teesside in England […]

  • 22 May 2017

    Life Cell Marine Safety has been included in a new initiative established by EDF Energy Renewables, which will support local fishermen operating from coastal locations between Hartlepool and Saltburn by the Sea, who have used the fishing grounds in and around the Teesside offshore wind farm.