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  • 15 October 2014

    Enagás of Spain said that the use of the LNG storage facilities at its plants has grown significantly over this last quarter and has increased from an average monthly use of 40% in the previous year to 60% in the month of September 2014. Furthermore, storage usage in several days in August reached 70% of […]

  • 25 September 2012

    Apache Energy Ltd has signed up to use AGR’s Riserless Mud Recovery (RMR®) system. Apache will use the RMR solution for the first time during batch drilling of six top holes on its Coniston Development, offshore Western Australia, pending receipt of all necessary Government and other approvals for the project, which are anticipated later this […]

  • 2 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    “The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District contributes to the well-being, economic success and quality of life of local communities by employing environmentally and economically responsible ways to use dredged materials to improve eroded coastlines through beach nourishment and beneficial use programs,” said Navigation Branch Chief Christopher Frabotta, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston […]

  • 10 September 2012

    The U.S. Energy Information Administration said in a statement that natural gas use for power generation rose this summer because of hot-weather-driven electricity demand for air conditioning coupled with low natural gas prices. According to Bentek Energy, estimated daily natural gas use to produce electric power (also called power burn) averaged 26.3 billion cubic feet […]

  • 13 July 2015

    LNG use by Japan’s ten independent regional electric power companies dropped 8 percent in June, as compared to the same month a year before. The companies consumed 4.16 million mt of the chilled gas in June, according to data from the Federation of Electric Power Companies of Japan (FEPC). The 10 utilities bought 4.50 million […]

  • 23 July 2010

    Coastal communities in Lincolnshire are being protected from flooding as part of a £30m project. The Environment Agency is using a dredger to pump sand onto 20km (12.5 miles) of beaches. The aim of the Lincshore scheme is to raise beach levels to prevent waves going over the sea walls. The agency said it was […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, yesterday released a Draft Environmental Assessment titled “Louisiana Coastal Area (LCA) Beneficial Use of Dredged Material Program, Barataria Bay Waterway at Jefferson Parish, Louisiana”. This environmental assessment covers a proposal to place fill material in the narrow corridor of wetlands that separate Bayou Perot and Bayou […]

  • 8 March 2007

    Northrop Grumman Corp. workers at the Century City-based company’s Ingalls shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss., rejected a proposed labor contract for the second time. Employees at the New Orleans shipyard approved their contract.

  • 14 September 2016

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has signed a contract with Vroon Offshore Services for the supply of offshore logistics support, accommodation and walk-to-work services during construction of DONG Energy’s Walney Extension West offshore wind project. Vroon will deploy its newbuilding subsea-support vessel VOS Start, which provides accommodation and work space for up to 60 client personnel. The […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    To meet stringent offshore vessel standards, only materials and processes that have been fully approved by Det Norske Veritas AS (DNV) and Bureau Veritas (BV) are used in the production of CTruk’s multi-purpose composite marine craft. This includes Scott Bader’s Crystic Crestomer® 1152PA urethane acrylate structural adhesive, which is specified by CTruk for all FRP bonding. […]

  • 23 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Land & Water Group Ltd., one of the leading civil and engineering companies in the UK, recently hosted a fuel demonstration event at their Rainham site, showcasing the revolutionary hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) fuel. At Rainham, the company is operating the only licenced dredge material disposal site in London. There, Land & Water welcomed a […]

  • 30 May 2019
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    INDIGO subsea cable consortium members, AARNet, Google, Indosat Ooredoo, Singtel, SubPartners and Telstra, have informed that the system is now ready for deployment. The INDIGO subsea cable system is ready to be deployed following the completion of the INDIGO West, 4,600km Singapore to Perth, and INDIGO Central, 4,600km Perth to Sydney, cables. Spanning 9,200km, the […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Storage, Technology

    The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has started collaborating with Zero Waste Scotland on a project to identify local applications for oxygen, a by-product of the green hydrogen production process.

  • 10 July 2007

    A new post-Panamax container ship begins calling at Halifax today, one of nine vessels in the AEX service provided by the Grand Alliance. Orient Overseas Container Line is using the OOCL Oakland on the service, which will make its inaugural call at the Cerescorp-operated Fairview Cove container terminal.

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Statoil Petroleum AS (Statoil) has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) to extend use of Heimdal until the end of 2034. Heimdal is a gas field lying under 120 metres of water in the central North Sea. The field was originally developed using an integrated production, drilling and accommodation facility with a […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has just released a report authored by 100 scientists and 21 management agencies which recommends mitigating the effects of sea level rise in the San Francisco Bay Area by using wetlands. The report “The Baylands and Climate Change: What We Can Do”  focuses on the steps necessary to maintain […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has just released a video about the Trenchformer, a multi-purpose cable trencher for a wide range of soils and cable types, working in Noordwijk, the Netherlands.  This trencher, developed by VBMS and Boskalis, greatly expands Boskalis’ capabilities in the cable installation market, offering a complete solution for the installation of power cables in intertidal […]

  • 16 September 2014

    United Nations’ International Maritime Organization (IMO) has finalized draft consolidated, internationally binding regulations on the use of liquefied natural gas. The regulations were finalized at the annual session of the IMO Sub-Committee on the Carriage of Cargoes and Containers (CCC 1), where the member States agreed on the contents of the new international code. The […]

  • 21 June 2005

    South Korea is in favor of utilizing whale resources but cannot say whether it agrees with whale hunting, Minister of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Oh Keo-don said Monday. Oh told reporters after the opening ceremony of the International Whaling Commission’s (IWC) 57th assembly meeting that South Korea supports the rescinding of Sub-Section e, Section 10 […]

  • 8 June 2011

    A Houston company says it has developed a system ready to respond to oil spills worldwide using concepts engineered for the Gulf of Mexico…   (chron) Source: chron,June 08, 2011;

  • 11 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced that it has executed an agreement to use up to 1 million cubic yards of sand from the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) for the Carteret County Shore Protection and Restoration Project in North Carolina. Sediment used for the project will stabilize and help restore the ecological […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An ABPmer report on the beneficial use of dredged sediment in the South Coast marine plan area has recently been published by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO). The MMO is currently developing marine plans for the South Inshore and South Offshore marine plan areas. As part of that process the South Plans Analytical Report was […]