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  • 3 June 2012

      Congresswoman Laura Richardson continued her remarkable record of making major progress for port communities by introducing a bipartisan amendment that will ensure that the nation’s ports are prepared in times of crisis. In 2009, Congresswoman Richardson was appointed by Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton to the National Defense Authorization […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    On January, 22 2013, at noon the FSUE “Rosmorport” icebreaker Ivan Kruzenshtern delivered the customs comission and two North-West basin branch pilotes at the nuclear icebreaker board. During all the nuclear icebreaker operation period in the Gulf of Finland the FSUE “Rosmorport” pilots will be onboard to provide safe operation at the obligatory pilotage areas. […]

  • 10 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Lloyd’s Register has issued a new short film entitled Safe Boat Transfers to help provide marine surveyors with comprehensive instructions on how to safely transfer between two vessels at sea. Working over water and, in particular, boat transfers, during which surveyors switch from a transfer vessel to the boat they are surveying, is a very […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Safe Bulkers Inc., an international provider of marine drybulk transportation services, announced yesterday that it has collected the full amount worth $31.8 million for the advances paid to a shipyard for a cancelled Capesize vessel and $4.5 million for interest. The London arbitration tribunal ruled in favor of the company in an arbitration case related […]

  • 31 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Prosafe has been awarded a contract by an undisclosed client for the provision of the Safe Scandinavia accommodation support rig at a project in the British sector of the North Sea. The firm period of the contract is 187 days with on-site operations planned to commence April 2013. Total value of the contract for the […]

  • 6 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    ClassNK has released a new revised edition of its “Guidelines for the Safe Carriage of Nickel Ore” which was first released in May 2011 in response to major marine casualties caused by a loss of stability as a result of the liquefaction of nickel ore. This first edition summarized operational precautions and recommendations from past […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Repsol Sinopec Resources UK, formerly Talisman Sinopec Energy UK, has exercised a further month of options for the Prosafe-owned accommodation rig Safe Boreas.  The operator of the accommodation rigs known as flotels, Prosafe, informed on Tuesday that the firm operational period of the Safe Boreas at Montrose A in the UK sector of the North Sea […]

  • 14 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    EU Naval Force can confirm that on Friday, 11 October 2013, a fully laden super tanker, known as a Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC), was fired upon by eight armed men in two ‘skiffs’ 230 miles off the Somali coast. The attack was successfully repelled by the Armed Security Team on board the super tanker […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Red7Marine were recently contracted by Centrica to trial SeaVex Excavation equipment on certain areas of Lincs wind farm, charetring and operating from the DP2 Loch Roag vessel. The project was to initially gauge what areas could be trenched to certain depths in extreme soil conditions ranging from 250 to 500kPa using a non-intrusive method as […]

  • 15 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    One of the key hurdles to the increased global use of ships fuelled by Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) is the lack of harmonisation of bunkering operations. “DNV GL is therefore today launching a Recommended Practice for authorities, LNG bunker suppliers and ship operators which provides guidance on how LNG bunkering can be undertaken in a […]

  • 30 November 2011
    Business & Finance

      Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC) proposes to conduct maintenance dredging in South Channel in February / March 2012 to remove a naturally occurring build up of sand and ensure that the declared depths of the channel are maintained for the safe operation of shipping to and from the Ports of Melbourne and Geelong. The […]

  • 5 October 2011

    Coffs harbour could regain its “safe port” status if a State Government assessment of ports, harbours and river mouths moves to dredge the… (coffscoastadvocate) [mappress] Source: coffscoastadvocate, October 5, 2011;

  • 9 July 2015

    A Cambodian-flagged containership, Sinaran Andaman, sunk in the vicinity of Phuket, Thailand on July 08. According to media reports, all 10 crew members were rescued by the Royal Thai Navy. The vessel sank due to engine failure and inability to anchor. It also got caught in the monsoon waves which stranded the vessel on rocks of […]

  • 20 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Prosafe has been awarded a contract with British oil major BP for the provision of an accommodation vessel in the North Sea.

  • 16 April 2012
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

      The Danish government has stepped up its green energy targets. That makes Denmark an even more obvious destination for wind energy investments, says Denmark’s Minister for Trade and Investment Pia Olsen Dyhr. She hosts an investor seminar on Monday at EWEA 2012 and will be available for a press Q/A session on Monday at […]

  • 21 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    CSA 2020 presents results of a three-year study of the composition and quality of scrubber washwater.

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    New Buffalo Harbor will be open for boating this season. This year Lake Michigan water levels are at an all-time low and levels are expected to continue dropping this summer, adversely affecting boating throughout the Great Lakes. Despite this, New Buffalo Mayor Warren Peterson is resolute, “safe navigation in New Buffalo Harbor is a top […]

  • 8 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    Prosafe has been awarded a contract by BG International Limited for the provision of the Safe Caledonia accommodation rig for the North Everest project in the North Sea. This project will commence immediately after the completion of the BG Armada project with the rig thereafter being on hire to BG International Limited until 17th March […]

  • 16 December 2013
    Operations & Maintenance

    On 10th December 2013, Tidal Transit celebrated the completion of 20,000 safe passenger transfers from its three personnel transfer vessels (PTVs) to wind turbines situated in the North Sea. Announcing this achievement, Tidal Transit Commercial Director Leo Hambro said: “I suspect that very few people realise the scale of offshore wind farm operations that now […]

  • 23 March 2011

    On 4 March 2011, Essar Bulk Terminal in Hazira, India, part of the globally operating Essar Group, awarded Van Oord a prize for best performance as regards safe working conditions in 2010. The prize is part of the annual National Safety Day Celebration.

  • 10 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    A number of seafarer unions are calling for a fast but reasoned response to the kidnapping of eight crew members from the 2008-built general cargo ship BBC Caribbean in the Gulf of Guinea, Nigeria. The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and its member unions ver.di, the Seafarers’ Union of Russia (SUR) and Marine Transport Workers’ Trade Union […]

  • 21 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    On October 26, 2011 BP Norge AS exercised an amended 45-day option for the continued use of the Safe Scandinavia at the Valhall offshore facility in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea. The value of the exercised option was around USD 10.9 million.  In addition, Prosafe granted two additional 2 week options commencing March […]