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  • 8 January 2015

    Step Change in Safety, an industry safety group, has announced the measurement strategy for helicopter passengers travelling to and from offshore installations, on the UK Continental Shelf. The strategy follows Step Change’s announcement in October 2014 that passengers will be measured by the width of their shoulders, and those whose shoulders measure greater than 22″ (55.9cm) […]

  • 14 October 2014

    Step Change in Safety last week announced a size criteria for helicopter passengers travelling to and from offshore installations on the UK Continental Shelf. Do you know what size you are? No? Read on. The criteria came in response to the size restrictions laid out by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) in February 2014. Helicopter […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Project & Tenders

    Step Change in Safety has announced that 41,464 offshore workers have been measured ahead of the helicopter passenger size restrictions which are introduced today, Wednesday, April 1, 2015 in the UK. The restrictions were introduced in February 2014 in a Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) report which stated that helicopter passengers must sit adjacent to a window […]

  • 11 February 2015

    Falck Safety Services (Falck) is offering offshore helicopter passenger measurement solutions, ahead of new regulations set to come into force in April in the UK. The company, with training centres in Aberdeen and Teesside, will provide the service at both centres, ahead of new UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) deadlines. The new regulation will affect helicopter passengers […]

  • 11 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Dear readers, in today’s list of the most read articles of this past week is an article of the arrival of the Pieter Schelte vessel to Rotterdam.  To call it just a ‘vessel’ is an understatement. A platform installation / decommissioning and pipelaying vessel in one, it has been described as a twin-hull behemoth, a giant, the world’s […]

  • 16 March 2016

    Oil & Gas UK, a representative body for the UK’s oil and gas industry, has responded to the AAIB’s report into the Sumburgh offshore helicopter accident from 2013 by supporting the move to enhance the safety of offshore helicopter flights. To remind, in August 2013, an AS332 L2 Super Puma helicopter with sixteen passengers and two crew on […]

  • 16 September 2014

    The Passenger Size workgroup has created a standardised clothing policy which sets out guidance on what should be worn under a survival suit when travelling offshore in a helicopter in the UK. According to Step Change in Safety, the policy will be effective from Wednesday, 1st October and should be observed by all workers travelling […]

  • 21 September 2014

    Death on FSO, Jobs slashed in Norway, Oil discovery in Angola, Scotland votes No, No crocs on choppers, NCS rig overcapacity, Exxon drilling halt in Russia, Qataris swoop for Keppel rig…

  • 13 March 2015

    Oil & Gas UK has informed that the changing shape of North Sea offshore workers over the last three decades is revealed in the findings of a “ground-breaking high-tech study” just concluded in Aberdeen. Researchers at Robert Gordon University (RGU) in collaboration with Oil & Gas UK found that male offshore oil and gas workers […]

  • 2 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    In accordance with Government of Russia Regulation dated 21.12.2013 No. 2473-r, it is decided to expand the boundaries of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy Seaport by means of inclusion of the land plots in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, where a passenger terminal is to be constructed, and in Nikolskoye village (Commander Islands, Kamchatka Territory), where it is planned to build a berth […]

  • 1 July 2015

    There have been further improvements in the management of major safety hazards offshore, according to Oil & Gas UK’s Health & Safety 2015 Report published today, Wednesday, July 1, 2015. Oil & Gas UK stated that based on incidents reported to the Health and Safety Executive for April 2014 to March 2015 and shared with […]

  • 7 December 2006

    SHE’S a quarter the size of the average cruise ship but her prices are four times as big. Meet True North — at 50m she’s the only passenger liner that can grace the Gold Coast, but what she lacks in size she makes up for in class. While her big sisters of the sea measure […]

  • 26 February 2015

    The Netherlands remained the largest maritime freight transport country in Europe in 2013, while Rotterdam, Antwerpen and Hamburg maintained their positions as the three largest ports, according to figures from Eurostat released by the EU Commission. The compilation covers the latest statistical data on freight handling and passenger traffic in ports in the European Union (EU), […]

  • 22 July 2009

    The latest Shipbuilding Market Forecast, published by Lloyd’s Register – Fairplay Research, predicts continued modest-but-steady growth for the passenger ship sector over the next five years. The monthly research report provides detailed analysis and forecasts covering all sectors of the passenger ship market, including passenger and cargo ferries, cruise ships and large private yachts. “The […]

  • 14 August 2007

    The sea bus Salih Reis-4 which set off for Avşa from Yenikapı crushed into an anchored cargo ship around Zeytinburnu coast. The front size of the sea bus fell into pieces; 449 passengers panicked. As a result of the crush 40 passengers were injured. It is stated that the locked steering wheel led to the […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sailors from Underwater Construction Team Two (UCT 2) significantly reduced the size of an underwater obstruction in Sapwauhfik Atoll October 11-29, widening a channel that serves as an important cargo and passenger transfer point for the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). The Federated States of Micronesia formally requested assistance from the United States to remove […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Over 190 cruise passengers have been struck down by gastrointestinal illness during a two-week cruise on board the Ovation of the Seas, owned by Royal Caribbean International. The cruise liner said that the ship finishing a 14-night repositioning cruise as over those two weeks, 195 cases of gastro were reported – representing 3.35 percent of the […]

  • 1 November 2012
    Business & Finance

      FleetPro Passenger Ship Management (“FleetPro”) will commence operation on November 1st, 2012, and be the leading independent manager of passenger ships with a worldwide operation in both the ocean going and river vessel markets. FleetPro results from the combination of River Advice with 1250 employees and 35 river cruise vessels under management in Europe, […]

  • 20 August 2019

    Cruising in Asia is expected to become more popular over the coming years, with larger ships to be introduced.

  • 11 June 2013

    Ro-Ro/passenger ship Kaitaki is to get a $4.5 million facelift. KiwiRail has awarded CSI Control Systems the refit for the automation part. The contract calls for CSI Control Systems to provide the delivery, installation & commissioning of their latest version of the DeltaMACS system including Tank Gauging, Valve & Pump Control and Trending. The 182-metre […]

  • 18 July 2006

    The new ships for Celebrity Cruises will be 315 m long and 36,8 m wide. Each ship will have a size of 118,000 gt. 2,850 passengers will be accommodated in 1,425 cabins. The vessels continue Celebrity

  • 16 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has signed a contract with KNUD E. HANSEN A/S for the design of a 500 GT SOLAS passenger vessel for Tokelau, a non-self governing territory of New Zealand consisting of 3 coral atolls (Atafu, Nukunonu and Fakaofo). The vessel, which is the only means of getting […]