Venturi Wireless Solution Deployed by PetroCom
Venturi Wireless announced that PetroCom has deployed the Venturi optimization solution within its offshore cellular network. PetroCom operates a 100,000-square…
Tensions Mount as Survey Ships Depart
Tensions are escalating between Korea and Japan after the Japanese Coast Guard launched two maritime survey ships toward the East Sea on the afternoon of April 19.
TUI to Cut 2,000 Jobs at CP Ships
TUI AG plans to cut 2,000 jobs at the CP Ships cargo shipping company it acquired last year, Forbes reported. The job cuts will be spread across 200 CP Ships locations worldwide.
CNODC Acquires Offshore Block
China National Oil and Gas Exploration and Development Corp (CNODC), a unit of China’s CNPC, has acquired the exploration rights to an oil and gas block from Indonesia's PT Waropen Perkasa…
Canadian Military Prepare for Platform Threats
The Canadian military is working on defense strategies for offshore oil and gas platforms to prevent attacks that may cause severe consequences, Xinhua reported.
MISC Orders Chemical Tankers
According to The Edge Daily, MISC Bhd ordered four new chemical tankers from South Korea's STX Shipbuilding Co, for delivery in 2009. MISC gave no value for the orders.
Modular Cabins for Drilling Rigs
Aker Yards Piikkio has entered into contract with Leirvik Module Technology from Norway for the delivery of modular cabins for living quarters of drilling platforms.
Senator Introduces Port Security Bill
According to sources, U.S. Sen. Susan Collins said the government needs to do more to protect port cities such as Portland, Maine and she has introduced a bill called…
Canada Highlights Shortsea Shipping Strategy
The Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, Lawrence Cannon, will be on hand to welcome participants and give the opening address on April 19, 2006.
Hapag-Lloyd Joins Top 5
With its acquisition of CP Ships, it is said that Hapag-Lloyd now belongs to the Top 5 in global container shipping. In 2005, Hapag-Lloyd again increased its profit…
Indonesia's Arpeni Buys New Vessels
Arpeni Pratama Ocean Lines said it plans to invest $130 million to buy 24 vessels to strengthen its fleet this year. The company had additional equity amounting…
Bluewater Purchases Vessel from Knutsen
Bluewater Energy Services B.V. announced the purchase by Bluewater of the MT Hanne Knutsen tanker from Knutsen OAS Shipping AS. Delivery to Bluewater is expected to take place on or before June 30.
Hampton Roads Coast Guard Change of Command
Captain Patrick B. Trapp will relieve Captain Robert R. O'Brien, Jr. as Commander of Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads on April 21 at Nauticus. The Commander of Sector…
Northrop Grumman to Support Navy Integrated Bridge Systems
Northrop Grumman Corporation has been selected to provide engineering and technical support for installed navigation and control systems on U.S. Navy ships. The indefinite-delivery…
MAN B&W to Power LNG Carriers
The Shipping Requisition Team has confirmed orders for six Q-max LNG carriers. Each vessel will be powered by two MAN B&W Diesel 7S70ME-C electronically controlled two-stroke low speed diesel engines.