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  • 12 May 2011

    IHC Metalix has put a new bevel robot into operation. This robot produces complex final forms in steel components in a single cutting operation. Consequently, IHC Metalix expects a 75% reduction in the changeover time and a significant improvement in quality. This means that the newly added bevel robot is an important innovation in the […]

  • 1 April 2020

    The second phase of offshore soil investigations at the Hudson North and Hudson South wind zones off new York has started, the Netherlands-based consultancy, BLIX, said. The second stage of the investigation started in February, the consultancy said. BLIX defined a program for the offshore soil investigations commissioned by New York State Energy Research and […]

  • 31 March 2015

    The ship shown in this image, named Kan Tan 312, is the first Havyard 832 PSV delivered from a Chinese shipyard and also the first Havyard design classed by China Classification Society (CCS). The contract between Havyard and Fujien Mawei Shipbuilding was signed in February 2013. The shipyard delivered the ship to the owner last […]

  • 24 April 2015

    The Floating and Production Storage Offloading (FPSO) unit platform Goliat reached its destination on Friday 17 April after a 63-day voyage of 15,608 nautical miles. The FPSO left Hyundai Heavy Industries’ Ulsan shipyard located in South Korea on 14 February aboard the Dockwise Vanguard, the world’s only semi-submersible heavy transport vessel. Goliat sailed across the […]

  • 27 August 2019

    The cracks appear to be growing, according to the FPSO operator.

  • 10 July 2015

    An uncharted shoal has been discovered by hydrographic surveyors in the area where Royal Dutch Shell’s icebreaker Fennica was holed last Friday forcing it to return to dock in Dutch Harbor, Alaska. The discovery was reported by the U.S. Coast Guard, who could not confirm whether the shoal was the cause of damage on the icebreaker, Alaska […]

  • 14 July 2011

      SBM Offshore N.V. announces that contracts for the twenty year charter and operation of FPSO Cidade de Paraty for the Lula Nordeste development in the pre-salt area, offshore Brazil, have been executed with BM-S-11 Consortium (65% Petrobras SA – Operator, 25% BG Group (BG E&P Brasil Ltda) and 10% GALP Energia (Petrogal Brasil Ltda). […]

  • 24 January 2018

    Ocean Spirit I ran aground just off the entrance of the East Gregory Channel of Charlotte Amalie Harbor.

  • 9 November 2011

    DryShips Inc confirmed market speculation that its Ocean Rig UDW drilling unit was bidding to rent out five new drillships…  (Reuters) [mappress] Source: Reuters, November 9, 2011; Image: Ocean Rig    

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. has launched the HOS BLACK WATCH (Hull 208) on Friday June 6, 2014 for Hornbeck Offshore Services, LLC. The HOS BLACK WATCH is Eastern’s fourth vessel in Hornbeck Offshore’s HOSMAX 310 class series. Chief Engineer Dennis Martin, Senior Fleet Assessor, a longtime employee of Hornbeck Offshore along with his wife Sherra […]

  • 10 July 2015

    An uncharted shoal has been discovered by hydrographic surveyors in the area where Royal Dutch Shell’s icebreaker Fennica was holed last Friday forcing it to return to dock in Dutch Harbor, Alaska. The discovery was reported by the U.S. Coast Guard, who could not confirm whether the shoal was the cause of damage on the icebreaker, Alaska […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dutch supplier of floating oil platforms SBM Offshore dismissed claims of the Brazilian media on a settlement with Brazilian authorities over corruption allegations. ” SBM Offshore has not agreed to a USD 1.7 billion settlement. Discussions with Brazilian authorities are at an early stage and no numbers have been agreed upon,” the company said in a […]

  • 12 October 2011

      Petroleo Brasileiro SA, Brazil’s state-controlled oil producer, delayed plans to use floating natural-gas plants supplied by Saipem SpA, … (Bloomberg) [mappress] Source: Bloomberg, October 12, 2011;

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The New Orleans District Judge Carl J. Barbier yesterday gave a 30-day deadline to BP to pay USD 1 billion in compensations to government entities of local states which were impacted by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. In his ruling, Judge Barbier said that the court was advised that BP reviewed and […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The New Orleans District Judge Carl J. Barbier yesterday gave a 30-day deadline to BP to pay USD 1 billion in compensations to government entities of local states which were impacted by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. In his ruling, Judge Barbier said that the court was advised that BP reviewed and […]

  • 21 October 2014

    The image shows two platforms located in the Golden Eagle and Peregrine fields resting in the sun taken from offshore supply vessel Ocean Tay. Nexen Petroleum’s Golden Eagle Area Development (GEAD) project includes development of the Golden Eagle and Peregrine fields located in blocks 20/1, 20/1N and 14/26a of the North Sea, about 110km northeast […]

  • 9 January 2013

    As part of its continued commitment to rigorous oversight of oil and gas activities in the Arctic, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar yesterday announced that the Department has launched an expedited, high-level assessment of the 2012 offshore drilling program in the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas to review practices and identify challenges as well as […]

  • 21 July 2011

    The Somali pirates, who now prowl most of the Indian Ocean have not only interfered with merchant shipping, but with oceanographic research… (strategypage) [mappress] Source: strategypage, July 21, 2011;

  • 20 July 2011

    Efforts to establish external borders of the Russian Arctic shelf will be supplemented by the outcomes of the joint Russian-German…  (thevoiceofrussia) [mappress] Source: thevoiceofrussia, July 20, 2011;  

  • 5 August 2011

    Brazil’s state-controlled oil company Petrobras has postponed a costly plan to install a floating LNG platform in the Santos basin’s sub-salt areas, in favor of building a natural gas pipeline to shore. “We have decided that for the 2011-15 period, the best route for the pre-salt gas transfer is not the floating LNG. The best […]

  • 3 August 2011

    A dozen new Innovative Clean Energy Fund projects throughout British Columbia, including a project in Prince Rupert​, will be receiving $8 million… By Martina Perry (bclocalnews) [mappress] Source: bclocalnews, August 03, 2011

  • 15 December 2014

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has administratively increased the limit of liability for oil-spill related damages from USD 75 million to approximately USD 134 million for offshore oil and gas facilities. This is consistent with recommendations to increase the liability cap from the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and other […]