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  • 22 June 2015

    ABPmer has launched an on-demand weather downtime service. Developed in conjunction with the offshore wind industry, the new express service helps make quicker weather dependent decisions by offering 24/7 access to ABPmer’s SEASTATES weather downtime calculator. After user inputs vessel position, tasks and limiting metocean conditions, the results including weather downtime and extended task duration at […]

  • 22 June 2015

    ABPmer has launched an on-demand weather downtime service. Developed in conjunction with the offshore wind industry, the new express service helps make quicker weather dependent decisions by offering 24/7 access to ABPmer’s SEASTATES weather downtime calculator. After user inputs vessel position, tasks and limiting metocean conditions, the results including weather downtime and extended task duration at […]

  • 5 April 2012

    We have just witnessed a massive winter spectacle. A time during which Dutch lakes and rivers slowly change into long ice rinks. This is the time in which the boat is massively exchanged for ice skates. The weather has no impact on Vripack. During the winter months Vripack has also been working diligently on designing […]

  • 18 May 2006

    Day 9 and the racing must go on. The fleet continues to spread out, with the leaders breaking the 1,000 nautical mile mark in southwesterly winds that continue to push the fleet towards the finish. With the stronger winds over the last 48 hours, the miles are disappearing and it looks like the leader will […]

  • 28 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Applied Weather Technology, Inc. (AWT) has concluded an agreement with weather specialist company StormGeo under which the full shareholders stock in the company has been acquired by Norwegian based StormGeo A/S. Following the acquisition, AWT will continue to deliver its range of ship route advisory services and maritime weather and decision support software products under […]

  • 4 May 2006

    At 400 miles Leg 6 is the shortest of all the legs in this race. In fact, with a rhumb line course that keeps the boats nearly in sight of shore, this leg is likely to be sailed much more like the In Port races. On Sunday, the fleet can look forward to a partly […]

  • 10 May 2006

    The fleet is getting just a taste of the New York minute, with less than 48 hours to rest, dry out, and prepare for Leg 7. As it looks now, they might as well not get too used to being dry, with another cold wet, likely upwind start to the race across the Atlantic. While […]

  • 7 December 2010

    Operator Xcite Energy has disclosed that bad weather is continuing to hit its plans to test the UK Bentley heavy oil field. Although a shuttle tanker, the Betty Knutsen is ready to offload oil produced during a planned test on the UK Northern North Sea 9/3b-6z sidetrack well, Xcite said today that the tanker is […]

  • 2 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Metocean Services International (MSI) has been awarded an 18 month contract to provide weather forecasting services to Leighton Contractors as part of their involvement in the Gorgon project. Leighton Contractors in consortium with Saipem are carrying out the engineering, procurement and construction of the LNG Off-take Jetty and Marine Structures for the Gorgon LNG Project. […]

  • 5 December 2012

    Some 25 nautical miles (NM) off the place where Russian ship Volgo Balt 199 sank yesterday, a cargo ship BBC Adriatic was caught by storm and got stranded on the same day, the Maritime Bulletin reports. A German cargo ship BBC Adriatic was washed out ashore by high swells near Kumkoy, west of Istanbul Strait. […]

  • 9 August 2013

    Offshore wind farms are built in areas where it has been determined, by monitoring with met masts and floating met buoys, that there is enough of the turbine ‘fuel’ under normal circumstances. It is not just the remote location and water depth that determines that you will not find any offshore wind farms in the […]

  • 31 July 2017

    Victims of the slump in oil prices are spread throughout the world and Singapore’s offshore oil and gas industry is no exception.

  • 30 July 2017

    Seamen must be the first group of people who had an extensive knowledge of the weather. They recognised cloud formations and variations in wind speed that indicated the weather change. At sea, this knowledge could mean the difference between life and death. Today, a weather forecast is not made with a keen eye but with […]

  • 12 December 2011

    Weather continues to affect salvage operations, with no activity yesterday (Sunday) due to swell and wind conditions. Weather today is marginal for safe operations, so container removal activity today is unlikely. While container removal operations are suspended, salvors will focus on installing patches in the corridors of the wreck, to improve buoyancy. 15 containers were […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Chile’s Port Authority has issued a warning of adverse weather conditions and strong swells affecting the Chilean coast over the next two days, Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) reports. Ports in the north, along with the central region – Quintero, Valparaiso and San Antonio – remain closed and port operations are subject to Port Authority evaluation. A new weather […]

  • 3 March 2007

    An operation to salvage more containers from a stricken container ship off the Devon coast has again been hampered by weather conditions. The 62,000-tonne MSC Napoli was grounded a mile off the Lyme Bay World Heritage Coast site on 20 January.

  • 13 February 2008

    Bad weather has thwarted attempts by investigators to board a trawler that ran aground on Hirta, St Kilda. The Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has only been able to fly over the vessel, which became wedged on rocks two weeks ago.

  • 21 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    A slow moving low pressure system is bringing severe weather conditions off Australia’s New South Wales coast, prompting port closures at Port Kembla and Sydney and the imposition of restrictions in Newcastle, GAC reports. Port Kembla remains closed with monitoring of the port entrance to continue. The port will re-open when conditions ease, which may […]

  • 28 August 2007

    Salvage operations on the New Flame cargo vessel continued suspended this morning as Gibraltar woke up after its last day at the fair. The operations were suspended after severe sea conditions affected the area, with high swells and winds in the region, especially Europa Point.

  • 23 January 2014

    Production from the E.ON operated Huntington offshore oil field, located in the UK sector in the North Sea, has been reduced, Noreco, a partner in the field has reported. So far in January reported Noreco share of production from the Huntington field is approximately 3 200 barrels of oil equivalents per day. The lower than […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Everything is falling into place for what is said to be the most challenging salvage project in the history, that of Costa Concordia’s refloating and subsequent towing for scrap.   Despite strong winds during the night, the Concordia wreck has emerged for about 11 meters, according to the salvage team. This means that there are […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Naval Sea System Command’s (NAVSEA) Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV) continues to support operations to remove and dismantle USS Guardian (MCM-5) from a reef in the Tubbataha Reef National Park, Philippines, March 21. Guardian ran aground on the coral reef Jan. 17, while transiting the Sulu Sea. After the initial grounding, strong winds pushed […]