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  • 21 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    JES International Holdings Limited informed that it has ceased operations and production of its existing business. The group added that it was currently maintaining a skeletal staff (comprising of key executive officers, as well as key administrative and finance personnel and security) to run the group as part of its cost controlling process. The move […]

  • 6 April 2012

    The offshore wind industry, it would appear, has been plagued by schedules and budgets that have far exceeded expectations, a trend that will inevitably become less of a headline-grabber as more farms come on line and experience is gained. The oil and gas industry, after all, went through similar teething issues in its heady early […]

  • 30 September 2011

      A cleaner, safer more environment-friendly supply chain is the aim of a burgeoning cluster of shipping operators based around the Canadian port of Vancouver, British Columbia. One of them, containership operator Seaspan Ship Management recently launched a SAVER (Seaspan Action on Vessel Energy Reduction) scheme. A group of 10,000 teu newbuilds are being designed […]

  • 21 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    JES International Holdings Limited informed that it has ceased operations and production of its existing business. The group added that it was currently maintaining a skeletal staff (comprising of key executive officers, as well as key administrative and finance personnel and security) to run the group as part of its cost controlling process. The move […]

  • 7 January 2020

    The Formosa 1 offshore wind project in Taiwan started commercial operation on 27 December, according to JERA. The 128MW wind farm consists of the 8MW Formosa 1 Phase 1, inaugurated in May 2017, and the 120MW Formosa 1 Phase 2 which was officially commissioned in November. Formosa 1 comprises two Siemens Gamesa 4MW turbines from the first phase […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    March has been a pretty busy month for pool operator Navig8 which has expanded its pools with nine vessels. Navig8 Chemicals has taken delivery of Navig8 Amethyst, the third of eighteen ECO 37,000dwt chemical tankers constructed at Korea’s Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD). Another newbuild, the 49,000 dwt Navig8 Violette, built by Hyundai Vinashin shipyard, joined the Chronos8 Pool. […]

  • 7 January 2020

    The Formosa 1 offshore wind project in Taiwan started commercial operation on 27 December, according to JERA. The 128MW wind farm consists of the 8MW Formosa 1 Phase 1, inaugurated in May 2017, and the 120MW Formosa 1 Phase 2 which was officially commissioned in November. Formosa 1 comprises two Siemens Gamesa 4MW turbines from the first phase […]

  • 15 June 2017

    The Inpex-led Ichthys LNG project has started up its operation’s complex, as the onshore processing plant prepares to transition from construction to operations.

  • 30 July 2013
    Equipment

    Offshore Installation Services Ltd (OIS), an Acteon company, has launched a new service designed to help operators fulfill their suspended well decommissioning plans. Wellintel is a well data collection and review service that gathers and prepares the information operators require before they start a decommissioning program. OIS engineers with extensive well abandonment knowledge and detailed […]

  • 5 March 2013

    The United Kingdom Onshore Operators Group (UKOOG), the representative body for UK onshore oil and gas companies including exploration, production and storage, is publishing for the first time industry guidelines covering best practise for shale well operations in the UK. The guidelines, which include hydraulic fracturing and the public disclosure of fracture fluid composition, were […]

  • 10 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Some 50% of crews working on offshore support vessels (OSVs) are willing to compromise safety rather than say ‘no’ to clients or senior management, while nearly 80% believe commercial pressures could influence the safety of their working practices, according to a report commissioned by operations and maintenance management software specialist Helm Operations. The findings from the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 April 2015

    BG Group’s Queensland Curtis LNG facility is not yet fully operational according to a company unit QGC.

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Subsea services company, Rovco has appointed Liam Warren as operations manager to support the delivery of ROV and survey projects across the globe. In his role at Rovco, Warren will manage the implementation of all ROV and survey projects, while sourcing the skills and resources required to ensure flawless execution, from tender to completion. Prior […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    MacArtney Underwater Technology is set to launch its newest operation, MacArtney Italy, supporting local Italian customers with the global MacArtney brand. With a renewed focus on expanding its global footprint, MacArtney Underwater Technology will be offering the system solution technology and expertise to the Italian underwater technology markets. With new office in Bologna, MacArtney will […]

  • 10 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    The GAC Group has further expanded its Nordic ship agency, liner agency and project logistics network with the acquisition of all the shipping subsidiaries of the Lehmann Nordic Group (LN), one of the region’s oldest transportation groups. The move brings to the GAC team more than 45 staff at 5 offices in Denmark (two in […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    OW Bunker, one of the world’s leading suppliers and traders of marine fuels and lubricants, announced the appointment of two additional personnel to its expanding operations in North America. Phillip Sissener joins the company as a Senior Account Manager, working out of the Stamford, Connecticut office. Prior to OW Bunker Mr. Sissener worked for a […]

  • 30 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    ULSTEIN has taken to the bridge to set a bold and innovative new course for marine operations in the 21st century. Focused on creating better, safer and simpler solutions for ships’ crews, ULSTEIN has devised the patent-pending ULSTEIN BRIDGE VISION™ – a ground-breaking concept that promises major improvements for the operational centres of vessels. ULSTEIN […]

  • 13 February 2013

    Any activity underwater and on or under the seabed in the various offshore energy sectors can usually be prefixed by the word “subsea”. Subsea activities began in earnest in the 30’s and 40’s of the last century with the first offshore oil wells. It was, however, the Victorian engineers laying communication cables across the seas and building ports to […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    A week after announcing the opening of a new office in Germany, Eniram Limited, the fast-growing Finnish provider of energy management technology and data analytic services to the shipping industry, recently announced that it is expanding its international operations to Japan. “We are seeing growth opportunities in Japan”, said Mr Philip Padfield, CEO of Eniram, […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The cost of operating cargo ships rose marginally in 2017 following two consecutive years of falls, but shipowners should prepare for higher costs led by a spike in insurance premiums, shipping consultancy Drewry said. After two years of marked decline, average vessel operating costs stabilised in 2017 as pressure on owners was lifted by a […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Danish shipping company Norden expects an increased operating loss in 2015 after writing down the value of its dry cargo fleet and making provision with no cash flow effect of USD 340 million. The company now predicts an operating loss of USD 297 to 277 million, compared to the previously expected USD 43 to 63 million. Norden said that the write-down […]