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  • 28 August 2012

    Central time, Apache Corporation is continuing to closely monitor the storm in the Gulf of Mexico and as a precautionary measure, has ordered additional evacuations and production shut-ins. In all, about 970 employees and contractors have been safely evacuated from the company’s offshore facilities in the Gulf. Apache-operated offshore production that has been or will […]

  • 3 January 2011

    One of the extensions within OCTOPUS-Onboard is the Dynamic Positioning capability forecast function, DP for short. The OCTOPUS-DP functionality gives offshore vessels the possibility to make optimum use of a safe time window for their weather-sensitive operations. An important remark has to be made here. The OCTOPUS-DP functionality can not be compared with already existing […]

  • 8 July 2016

    The Norwegian Union of Industry and Energy Workers (Industri Energi) has notified the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association that it is breaking off negotiations on pay and conditions under the oil service agreement. To remind, Industri Energi opted to postpone negotiations scheduled for early June until after the offshore settlement had been agreed. Norwegian Oil […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Norwegian offshore workers have extended their strike to 19 offshore units after the strike started last week on nine offshore rigs and platforms over pay disagreement.

  • 15 July 2013
    Business & Finance

      On 15 July 2013, Pure Car Truck Carrier Höegh Transit (built 1982) was sold for environmentally safe recycling in China. Höegh Transit has been sold to a company controlled by Wirana Shipping Corp, Singapore, who will resell the vessel to the recycling yard Jiangmen Yinhu Shipbreaking Co. in China. Wirana Shipping will provide services […]

  • 23 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging in the shallows of the West Arm of Kootenay Lake was completed in Fall of 2019 to avoid future service changes to the Kootenay Lake Ferry Service, the Government of British Columbia informs. During the works, the crews dredged three shallow areas in the West Arm of Kootenay Lake to ensure the long-term navigational […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, Gail Shea, has announced an investment that will improve safety and working conditions for fishermen at North Lake harbor, Prince Edward Island. This funding will be used to reconstruct two sections of the wharf that have deteriorated on the north side of the harbor. In addition, annual dredging of the harbor […]

  • 28 July 2014

    JGC Malaysia said that Petronas LNG Train 9 Project has recently achieved 5 million man hours without Lost Time Injury (LTI). These cumulative man hours consist of works done at construction sites in Bintulu, Sarawak and Dialog Piping Fabrication Shop in Banting, Selangor. To commemorate this milestone, the project has conducted Safety Day 2014 at the […]

  • 14 January 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Finland’s solutions provider for offshore oil and gas industry Wärtsilä, has signed a long-term maintenance agreement with Prosafe, the world’s largest owner of semi-submersible accommodation vessels also known as flotels. The 10-year agreement covers the diesel engines onboard Prosafe’s new build flotel Safe Boreas. Maintenance agreements for Prosafe’s three other new build flotels – Safe Notos, […]

  • 2 March 2011

    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) today announced the completion of the MOL Safety Conference 2011 in Tokyo, Mumbai, and Zadar (Croatia). Another event is slated for March 16 in Manila. MOL has hosted the conference in its main seafarer source nations every year since 2007 to explain the MOL Group’s measures to […]

  • 6 February 2013

    The oil tanker Gascogne, which was hijacked by pirates offshore Ivory Coast last weekend, has been released, the owner of the ship, Sea Tankers, today informed. Sea Tankers confirmed that the vessel is now safely travelling under the full direction of its Master. The Gascogne was taken over by pirates off the Ivory Coast. The […]

  • 3 January 2011

    One of the extensions within OCTOPUS-Onboard is the Dynamic Positioning capability forecast function, DP for short. The OCTOPUS-DP functionality gives offshore vessels the possibility to make optimum use of a safe time window for their weather-sensitive operations. An important remark has to be made here. The OCTOPUS-DP functionality can not be compared with already existing […]

  • 3 January 2011

    One of the extensions within OCTOPUS-Onboard is the Dynamic Positioning capability forecast function, DP for short. The OCTOPUS-DP functionality gives offshore vessels the possibility to make optimum use of a safe time window for their weather-sensitive operations. An important remark has to be made here. The OCTOPUS-DP functionality can not be compared with already existing […]

  • 3 February 2016

    A Bristow Group-owned offshore helicopter carrying eleven people on board ditched in water near Lagos, Nigeria. Bristow said in a statement that nine passengers and a crew of two are all safe and accounted for. The incident happened around 10:25 a.m. local time on Wednesday, while the helicopter was returning on a routine crew change flight […]

  • 16 November 2018

    Dutch offshore access solutions provider Ampelmann has completed 500,000 personnel transfers for BP globally.

  • 13 November 2013
    Human Capital

    Conversulting Ltd will be providing the new ‘Managing Safely for Offshore Renewables’ training course now that it has received a licence by the UK’s Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). This comes in addition to receiving the Renewables Training Network official approval as a training provider (the body set up by the industry trade […]

  • 7 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. today announced that the company has held the MOL Safety Conference 2012 in Manila, Mumbai, Dubrovnik, and Tokyo. About 210 seafarers who were on leave took part in the conference on February 13 in Manila, about 100 participated on February 23 in Mumbai, about 130 attended the event on February 28 […]

  • 29 December 2017
    Equipment

    Aberdeen-based Seacroft Marine has launched ‘SafeZone 500’, a suite of procedures, training, workplace mentoring and audit tools which manage and mitigate the risk of collisions between offshore installations and their attending supply vessels. According to the company, the SafeZone 500 was developed in response to heightened industry recognition of – and Health & Safety Executive […]

  • 9 August 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Interpetroleum Services has awarded Prosafe a bareboat contract for Safe Lancia operating for Pemex offshore Mexico. The contract commences on 19 August and ends on 31 December 2012. Total value of the contract linked to the award is about USD 57 million. Prosafe is the world’s leading owner and operator of semi-submersible accommodation/service rigs. Operating […]

  • 23 December 2019

    Five ships were boarded by pirates in the past three days while underway in the eastbound lane of Singapore Strait.

  • 23 September 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

      Norway-based boat handling system and specialised davit supplier Vestdavit has been contracted by Mitsubishi Heavy Industry on behalf of Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) to design and supply extra-long outreach workboat/lifeboat/FRC davits for PGS’s 5th generation Ramform new building seismic vessels. The two davits for each of the two vessels building at Mitsubishi Heavy Industry, Japan […]

  • 17 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Korean Register of Shipping (KR) has won a contract to develop a new software application to assist port state control officers (PSCO) working within the Mediterranean MoU. The software will comprise an up-to-date database of all relevant IMO and ILO conventions and will be used by PSCOs to ensure a vessel’s compliance with the […]