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  • 15 December 2020
    Authorities & Government, Business developments & projects, Exploration & Production, Operations & Maintenance, Regulation & policy, Rules & Regulation, Safety

    Norway’s Equinor has to account for deficiencies that the country’s offshore safety authority has found on about two-thirds of its E&P activities.

  • 27 November 2020
    Human Capital, Safety, Vessels

    The death of the second officer of the UK-registered general cargo vessel Karina C in 2019 was caused by several direct and indirect factors, the Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) said in an accident report.

  • 24 November 2020
    Authorities & Government, Collaboration, Environment, Exploration & Production, Outlook & strategy, Research & Development, Rules & Regulation, Safety

    The U.S. gov’t has launched a new collaboration for improved safety and environmental stewardship in offshore energy exploration and production operations.

  • 23 November 2020
    Environment, Regulation & policy, Safety, Vessels

    A Panama-flagged tanker has been towed to safety after it went adrift off the ecologically sensitive Nicobar Islands, India, on 20 November.

  • 20 November 2020
    Authorities & Government, Environment, Exploration & Production, Infrastructure, Regulation & policy

    In a last-ditch effort to open up more acreage for offshore drilling, the Trump administration proposed to loosen Obama-era safety regulations for the oil industry in the Arctic Ocean off Alaska.

  • 19 November 2020
    Authorities & Government, Business developments & projects, Exploration & Production, Operations & Maintenance, Regulation & policy, Rules & Regulation, Safety

    Equinor has been served with a notice of order from the country’s offshore safety agency following a serious lifting incident on the Oseberg B platform.

  • 18 November 2020
    Authorities & Government, Environment, Exploration & Production, Operations & Maintenance, Regulation & policy, Rules & Regulation, Safety

    The European Commission has seen progress in the safety of offshore oil and gas operations following the implementation of the safety directive.

  • 5 November 2020
    Environment

    Seiche Ltd. has mobilized onboard two vessels at the Hornsea Two offshore wind farm to support marine mammal safety during project construction. The Seiche team is in charge of ensuring compliance with procedures that seek to minimize the effects of construction noise on the local marine population. Key species known to occur in the project […]

  • 3 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Regulation & policy, Safety, Vessels

    After sustaining damage to its hull, a livestock carrier has been successfully brought into the Port of Geraldton, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) said.

  • 26 October 2020
    Authorities & Government, Business developments & projects, Exploration & Production, Operations & Maintenance, Regulation & policy, Rules & Regulation, Safety

    Equinor has received a notification of order from the country’s offshore safety watchdog after an audit found serious breaches on the Grane field.

  • 21 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Rules & Regulation, Safety

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has published ‘Basic Safety Training Requirements for Personnel Employed in the Offshore Renewable Energy Sector’. It provides standard basic safety training requirements for inclusion at contract awards stage covering those employed on-board vessels during the construction and maintenance support phases of offshore renewable energy projects. The new guidance document […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Authorities & Government, Regulation & policy, Safety

    The Norwegian offshore safety body, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) has warned that the coronavirus pandemic and maintenance delays might have led to a rise in the number of serious incidents.

  • 14 October 2020
    Authorities & Government, Regulation & policy, Safety

    Norway’s offshore safety watchdog, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA), has started an investigation of a well incident on the Gjøa field when the drill string became stuck fast and blocked the blowout preventer (BOP).

  • 5 October 2020
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Safety

    Texas-based hydraulic repair, manufacturing and rental company Logan Industries has secured a contract to manufacture a set of safety cages to keep offshore technicians safe while inspecting subsea connectors on blowout preventers (BOPs) while on deck. Logan’s safety cage protects the safety of technicians working near the BOP, in the rare event that the load […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Environment, Human Capital, Regulation & policy, Rules & Regulation, Safety

    The COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the shipping industry goes beyond the crew change crisis as the industry adapts to a new reality by adopting a more flexible approach to meeting international rules. While the make-do strategy is understandable given the unprecedented nature of the pandemic, the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) believes this could have […]

  • 15 September 2020
    Collaboration, Outlook & strategy, Regulation & policy, Safety

    In an effort to help reduce container-related incidents aboard ships, five international freight transport and cargo handling organisations have decided to produce new guidance on packing standards for freight containers and other cargo transport units.

  • 9 September 2020
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Environment, Equipment, Exploration & Production, Operations & Maintenance, Regulation & policy, Rules & Regulation, Safety

    Australian offshore regulator NOPSEMA has started an investigation into an incident involving a piece of equipment on Eni’s Woollybutt offshore field, which emerged from the depths of 50 meters subsea to the ocean surface.

  • 27 August 2020
    Business developments & projects, Safety

    Ørsted has launched an immersive safety training program called Thrive in the Humber region, UK. Located at the MODAL Training Centre in Immingham, the purpose-built facility was created in partnership with training specialists Active Training Team (ATT). Ørsted will initially induct all personnel working on the new Hornsea Two offshore wind project starting from this […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Safety, Vessels

    An investigation of the Dutch Safety Board into the container loss incident involving MSC Zoe has found that the shipping routes above the Wadden Islands during northwestern storms pose a risk for a container loss for large, wide container ships.  Above the Wadden Islands there are two internationally designated shipping routes, a northern and a southern […]

  • 25 May 2020
    Authorities & Government, Exploration & Production, Regulation & policy, Rules & Regulation, Safety

    ConocoPhillips has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority to use the Rowan Norway rig on the Ekofisk field offshore Norway.

  • 15 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Safety

    DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) has begun working with Siemens Gamesa’s Offshore business unit on training approximately 6,000 employees in developing greater risk awareness to improve safety. The companies partnered to implement DuPont Risk Factor training, as well as group leadership coaching for 275 senior and middle management staff, and a number of Safety in Engineering […]

  • 29 April 2020
    Authorities & Government, Exploration & Production, Infrastructure, Regulation & policy, Rules & Regulation, Safety

    Oil and gas company Spirit Energy has received consent from the offshore safety body, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), for exploration drilling in the Barents Sea using the Leiv Eiriksson drilling rig.

  • 21 April 2020
    Authorities & Government, Regulation & policy, Safety

    Norwegian offshore safety watchdog, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has found irregularities during an audit of Equinor’s management of major accident risk and barriers on the Troll A platform.

  • 2 April 2020
    Environment

    Seiche Environmental has been appointed to monitor and manage the safety of marine mammals at the Triton Knoll offshore wind project site in the UK. Seiche Environmental stated it is in charge of implementing important mitigation measures at the site offshore Lincolnshire, despite it already being assessed as having low potential for marine mammal presence. […]

  • 31 March 2020
    Research & Development

    Researchers at Berkeley Lab have have been awarded new grants to develop fiber optic cables for monitoring offshore wind operations and underground natural gas storage. The new research builds on Berkeley Lab’s previous studies in fiber optic cables and their for use in carbon sequestration, groundwater mapping, earthquake detection, and monitoring of Arctic permafrost thaw. […]