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  • 30 November 2017
    Exploration & Production

    The Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has issued an order to Rowan Norway to rectify faults noted during an audit of the Rowan Stavanger drilling rig.

  • 11 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) said in its announcement that they are accepting nominations for the IADC Safety Award 2018.  In 2013, IADC established a Safety Committee comprised of QHSE experts from its member companies to encourage the implementation of safety standards as well as enable the sharing of these practices amongst its […]

  • 30 April 2015

    The winners of awards celebrating the people and companies striving to ensure North Sea oil and gas operations are as safe as they can be were named at a lunchtime awards ceremony in Aberdeen yesterday, Wednesday, April 29, 2015. It was the fifth UK Oil and Gas Industry Safety Awards – jointly organised by Oil & […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has just announced that submissions for their annual IADC Safety Award are open. The Award seeks to identify the exceptional safety performance of a particular project, product, ship, team or employee. “The Award is open to all companies active in the dredging and related industry. Companies may submit […]

  • 4 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has just announced that they are starting with announcing the nominees for the IADC Safety Award. The Award seeks to identify the exceptional safety performance of a particular project, product, ship, team or employee. Launched in 2015, the IADC Safety Award is intended to encourage the development of safety skills on […]

  • 25 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Vessel safety will be improved in Gladstone, Bundaberg and Alma ports, with the introduction of world-class technology to track shipping movements. Assistant Minister for Public Transport Steve Minnikin and Gladstone MP Liz Cunningham yesterday inspected the new $2 million vessel tracking centre. “The new vessel traffic service will oversee shipping movements through some of Queensland’s […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Petroleum Safety Authority Norway reports that wells which are left temporarily abandoned year after year represent a safety challenge on the NCS. The regulations have now been tightened up. Exploration wells must be permanently plugged after no more than two years, according to new regulatory requirements which came into force this year. Furthermore, production wells […]

  • 31 August 2017

    UK port employers, led by Port Skills and Safety (PSS), have joined forces with the Health and Safety Executive and Unite the Union to develop leadership and worker engagement guidance for the port industry. As explained, this voluntary guidance recognizes that achieving an effective health and safety culture is as much about human factors, relationships, […]

  • 28 September 2015

    The European Union Offshore Safety Directive was issued in June 2013 and gave European member states until 19th July 2015 in which to bring the provisions into their own national laws and regulations. During Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference in Amsterdam we have a look at the consequences of the new directive and share the experience […]

  • 6 May 2016

    The Offshore Safety Awards, organized by Step Change in Safety and Oil & Gas UK, have been postponed due to the fatal Super Puma helicopter crash in Norway a week ago. Oil & Gas UK, representative body for the UK offshore oil and gas industry, announced on Thursday that the decision was made by the […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Exploration & Production

    The Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) has turned a notice of order given to offshore driller Transocean into a formal order.

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. today announced the launch of its biannual campaign targeting all MOL-operated vessels. “MOL positions safe operation as a social commitment and the highest priority in all of its business activities, as the company forges ahead to become the world leader in safe operation,” MOL said. As part of these efforts, Company […]

  • 2 April 2013

    At the session of the Sub-Committee on Stability, Load Lines and Fishing Vessels’ Safety held in February this year, focus was on international safety regulations. At the meeting, agreement was reached about the counting of fishing vessels and, thus, the adoption of the international safety regulations – the so-called Torremolinos Protocol – has come closer. […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Business & Finance

     The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) is about to organize a safety webinar on “Vehicle Movements”. This is IADC’s second safety webinar and will cover topics related to the safety within land reclamation and civil and marine works. The webinar – taking place on 11 October 2018 – will be presented by Mr Dries de […]

  • 9 October 2012

    With offshore wind having become a busy and fast emerging business over the past few years, in which money seems to be present in abundance, the industry seems to be blind for lessons learned. Even to the point that fatal accidents have been accepted at a very early stage, in the development phase. Recent fatalities […]

  • 11 April 2012

    Being a professional diver entails diverse work. A diver could work in an aquarium, within the offshore or inshore industries, within the military or as a customs, salvage or police diver. It is a dedicated profession that, without the correct training, cannot be done. A structured and high-quality professional diver training offer is demanded by […]

  • 10 November 2014

    The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, has issued a statement following the passage of the Energy Safety and Security Act (Bill C-22) in the House of Commons, a component of the Parliament of Canada.  “The Energy Safety and Security Act will enhance safety and security in Canada’s offshore and nuclear energy industries, protecting […]

  • 21 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    MPA Singapore presented new initiatives as part of continued efforts to enhance safety at sea.

  • 13 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    COSL’s HYSY720 fleet recently received the “Exceptional Operational Safety Award” from Chevron Texaco China Energy Co. “Chevron China” in recognition of its exceptional safety management and performance during a 3D data collection operation. The operation carried out by the HYSY720 fleet for Chevron China commenced on 28th April and lasted for 94 days. The HYSY720 […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Business & Finance

      Nautilus International has called for urgent action to end ‘double standards on safety’ following a fresh ferry accident in the Philippines. So far, 126 people are reported as dead or missing and 750 were rescued when the 40-year-old passenger ferry St Thomas of Aquinas sank within minutes after a collision with the cargoship Sulpicio […]

  • 20 May 2013

    One only has to look at a picture of a shipyard, a ship’s engine room or an oil platform to appreciate that it is a potentially dangerous place to work. The density of the equipment per metre, the nature of the processes they are conducting, the materials they are handling and the environmental conditions all […]

  • 5 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Panama-flagged bulk carrier Lowlands Kamsar was detained in Seattle on Monday, after a United States Coast Guard port state control inspection detected several safety violations. During the inspection, the officials found that the automatic fire extinguishing system that protects the vessel’s engine room had been disabled by the crew. Furthermore, the owner of the 82,206 dwt Lowlands Kamsar, Tokyo-based vessel manager Misuga S.A., […]