WHOI Investigates Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
Taking another major step in sleuthing the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, a research team led by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) has determined what chemicals were contained in a deep, hydrocarbon-containing plume at least 22 miles long that WHOI scientists mapped and sampled last summer in the Gulf of Mexico, a residue of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Moreover, they have taken a big step in explaining why some chemicals, but not others, made their way into the plume.
Magnalights Issues New LED Light Emitter
Magnalights has developed the new LEDP10W-1R LED light emitter. Using only 10 watts of power at less than 1 amp, this single LED emitter produces 860 lumens of light…
Bureau Veritas Cuts CAP Reporting Time
International classification society Bureau Veritas has slashed the reporting time for a Condition Assessment Program report from three months to one month, and at the same time improved the accessibility and usability of the report. Bureau Veritas cut the CAP reporting time by renewing the reporting software used by the surveyor and by the UTM (Ultrasonic Thickness Measurement) service provider. At…
Donjon Marine Appoints Paul Deterding
Donjon Marine, Co., Inc., a marine services provider based in New Jersey, has named Paul Deterding General Manager of Donjon Shipbuilding and Repair, LLC, located in Erie, PA.
Veson Moves to Boston's Back Bay
Veson Nautical, a provider of maritime commercial management and trading software solutions, announced that the company has moved into a 20,000 square foot space in the Back Bay Area of Boston, at 500 Boylston Street. Veson, which has won several workplace awards this year, including top small company to work for by Inc. Magazine, has been growing dynamically over the last several years. This is the company’s third expansion in seven years.
Bourbon Chooses Offshore Ship Designers
Offshore Ship Designers has been chosen to design a series of six new fuel-efficient seismic support/chase vessels ordered by French offshore major Bourbon to be built at Dubai’s Grandweld Shipyards.
Wartsila Partners with CSSC GMD
Wärtsilä Corporation and CSSC Guangzhou Marine Diesel Co.Ltd (GMD), a member of the state-owned China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) Group, have jointly signed…
New Vizada Broadband Packages
Vizada has launched a range of maritime broadband packages integrating Ku-band VSAT and mobile satellite services (MSS), including the newly-launched Vizada XChangeTM.
Tentec Facility Expansion Underway
Thanks to ever-increasing sales and a newly extended product range, West Bromwich based engineering firm Tentec’s plans for expansion to their existing premises are now well underway.
Thomas Miller P&I's Readman Retires
On July 22, Luke Readman, Chairman of Thomas Miller P&I Ltd, will retire after nearly forty years of service to the Members of the UK P&I Club. He hands over leadership to current chief executive Hugo Wynn-Williams, who will be supported by deputy chairman Nigel Carden. Readman became renowned in the P&I industry as an oil pollution specialist after handling major claims for the UK Club such as the 230,000dwt VLCC Haven, which caught fire and sank off Genoa in 1991.
SpecTec to Provide AMOS 2 System
The second half of 2011 brought good news for SpecTec in the Asian Shipping Market. The signed contract provides the AMOS 2 Quality Management System solution: a…
Pacific Fibre to Build Undersea Cable System
Pacific Fibre and TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity Ltd. company, announced the signing of a supply contract for the Pacific Fibre undersea cable system. The exceptionally long system will stretch 12…
Atlas Copco Acquires Grupo Electrogenos
Atlas Copco SAE has acquired Grupo Electrógenos GESAN S.A. of Spain, a manufacturer of diesel and petrol generators sold through a global distributor network. The…