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  • 4 August 2011

    Cape company Electrowave (Pty) Ltd has been awarded a R6.1 million contract to supply, fit and commission two diesel driven generator sets on-board the South African Navy’s now-aged Hecla-class hydrographic vessel SAS Protea. The R6 135 622.34 deal was awarded last week. The Protea was built by Yarrow Shipbuilders Ltd in Britain, launched in July […]

  • 20 October 2009

    The various sub-species of tuna comprise one of the world’s “big three” fish trades. Along with salmon and prawns (or shrimp), the tunas totally dominate the global seafood market. They therefore represent one of the world’s most important sources of protein. It is not only an important sector, but a very controversial one with producers […]

  • 1 September 2010
    Rules & Regulation

    Wilhelmsen Ships Service is launching a new initiative to assist its tanker operator customers in adapting to new regulations regarding the testing and supplying of fire-fighting foam. The initiative, in which the company has set up a network of testing stations, follows the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) revised requirements for testing protein-based, alcohol-resistant (PB AR) […]

  • 22 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Glowing and fluorescent deep-sea creatures could reveal how the mind works. Bright bioluminescent and fluorescent proteins found in marine life, when attached to human cells, become light-emitting markers that could help map the brain. President Obama’s newly announced ‘Brain Activity Map’ project, gives impetus to the quest for understanding the human mind. Alzheimer’s and other […]

  • 3 December 2007

    Mr. John C.S. Lau, President & Chief Executive Officer of Husky Energy Inc., advised the completion of Husky’s Minnedosa Ethanol Plant in a ceremony at the Manitoba Legislative Building attended by the Minister of Science, Technology, Energy and Mines, the Hon. Jim Rondeau, and other dignitaries. Husky’s new ethanol plant at Minnedosa will produce annually […]

  • 11 April 2012

    SMIT has a proud tradition of serving the maritime sector going back some 170 years. SMIT provides worldwide service to shipping companies, oil and LNG producers, construction companies and many more clients. Currently the group owns or operates about 409 vessels ranging from large ocean going tugs of 2600 horse power down to small work […]

  • 7 April 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Maersk Oil has entered a collaborative 4-year research project that aims to increase oil recovery and prolong operations in the Danish North Sea by using biotechnology to create efficient, viable and environmentally safe solutions to the challenges of maturing oil and gas fields. The ‘Biotechnology in Oil Recovery’ (BioRec) project aims to answer questions such […]

  • 10 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Measures taken so far to reduce exhaust fumes from ship engines by replacing heavy fuel oil (HFO) with diesel fuel (marine gas oil, MGO), were shown to be insufficient to reduce acute adverse health effects on humans, German researchers claim, recommending the installation of filtration devices as a viable solution to stem the emission of harmful particles.  In a […]

  • 25 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    In follow-up to the release no. 3 on March 1, 2011 nkt cables Group has appointed Marc van´t Noordende as CEO as per 1 June 2011. Marc van´t Noordende is 52 years old and holds a Law Degree from the University of Leiden, Netherlands, and an MBA from INSEAD Fontainebleau, France. He has extensive international […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Equipment

    Pipeline engineering specialist, STATS Group, has completed an isolation project on a 16” subsea pipeline in the Dutch sector of the North Sea on behalf of Wintershall Noordzee BV. The isolation enabled the client to disconnect a flexible gas export pipeline so it could be replaced with a new rigid gas export pipeline. STATS deployed […]

  • 5 March 2012
    Environment, Research & Development

    Ecofys started a trial with the combination of seaweed cultivation and offshore wind energy. Thursday, 01 March, the cultivation module left the NIOZ harbour on the Dutch island of Texel for a disused sand extraction area 10 kilometres west of the island. By late June, Ecofys hopes to harvest the first supply of Dutch seaweed […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Coral reefs not only provide the world with rich, productive ecosystems and photogenic undersea settings, they also contribute an economic boost valued at hundreds of billions of dollars. But their decline in recent years due to a variety of threats-from pollution to climate warming-has lent urgency to the search for new ways to evaluate their […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Boskalis Subsea Services has been awarded a subsea IRM contract by Maersk Oil for the provision of air and saturation diving services from 2016 to 2019. The framework agreement includes the two yearly inspection campaigns of the subsea structures of the 40 production platforms in the Danish sector of the North Sea. The contract also […]

  • 11 May 2012

      Advanced Polymer Coatings and Reactive Surfaces, based in Austin, Texas, have signed a Letter of Intent to combine their technologies in a joint venture to develop exterior marine coatings functionalized with bio-based additives for submersed hull surfaces and stationary structures. Advanced Polymer Coatings is well-known for its premier polymer-based tank coating/lining system, MarineLine® used […]

  • 25 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    In follow-up to the release no. 3 on March 1, 2011 nkt cables Group has appointed Marc van´t Noordende as CEO as per 1 June 2011. Marc van´t Noordende is 52 years old and holds a Law Degree from the University of Leiden, Netherlands, and an MBA from INSEAD Fontainebleau, France. He has extensive international […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Seanamic Group has strengthened its ranks in Houston-based companies Flexlife and Umbilicals International. Specialist in the integrity management of flexible pipelines and umbilicals, Flexlife, has welcomed Paul Chittenden as business development manager. Chittenden has experience in the energy industry, having held similar roles at Proceanic, Pulse Monitoring Systems and GE Oil and Gas. Kirk Francis, regional […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Pipeline engineering specialist, STATS Group, has completed an isolation project on a 16” subsea pipeline in the Dutch sector of the North Sea on behalf of Wintershall Noordzee BV. The isolation enabled the client to disconnect a flexible gas export pipeline so it could be replaced with a new rigid gas export pipeline. STATS deployed […]

  • 25 March 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    In follow-up to the release no. 3 on March 1, 2011 we are happy to inform that nkt cables Group has appointed Marc van´t Noordende as CEO as per 1 June 2011. Marc van´t Noordende is 52 years old and holds a Law Degree from the University of Leiden, Netherlands, and an MBA from INSEAD […]

  • 5 March 2012
    Environment, Research & Development

    Ecofys started a trial with the combination of seaweed cultivation and offshore wind energy. Thursday, 01 March, the cultivation module left the NIOZ harbour on the Dutch island of Texel for a disused sand extraction area 10 kilometres west of the island. By late June, Ecofys hopes to harvest the first supply of Dutch seaweed […]

  • 5 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Ecofys started a trial with the combination of seaweed cultivation and offshore wind energy. Thursday, 01 March, the cultivation module left the NIOZ harbour on the Dutch island of Texel for a disused sand extraction area 10 kilometres west of the island. By late June, Ecofys hopes to harvest the first supply of Dutch seaweed […]

  • 9 July 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Research from the University of Southampton and National Oceanography, Southampton has provided new insight into the basic immune response and repair mechanisms of corals to disease and changing environmental conditions. Research from the University of Southampton and National Oceanography, Southampton has provided new insight into the basic immune response and repair mechanisms of corals to […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Project & Tenders

    Micoperi, part of the Protan group of companies, has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the Tema LNG import terminal in Ghana.