Piracy – Airborne Surveillance Boosted by French Aircraft
The deployment of this Atlantique 2 is part of French forces’ permanent contribution to Task Force 465 : one frigate/destroyer and a maritime patrol aircraft in associated support.
Marine Electronics – Sonar 3D Imaging Resolution Improved
Northstar Electronics, Inc. which previously signed a Letter of Intent to acquire Echotec Sonar, is announcing improvements in Echotec's sonar image quality. Echotec Sonar…
Vancouver Shipyards Awarded Additional NSPS Vessels
North Vancouver, BC - Seaspan Shipyards announced that the Canadian Coast Guard has elected to spend $5.2 billion for the construction of additional ships under…
Falling Oil Tanker Rates Pose Growing Safety Concern
Despite high crude oil prices, oil tankers are facing trying times, as rates around the world continue to fall, according to Bloomberg. While concerns about supply…
OW Bunker Expands Supply Capacity With Terminal Agreements
OW Bunker announced that it has entered into agreements with the Rubis Tank Terminal in Rotterdam and the Vesta Tank Terminal in Antwerp, to allow for increased…
New Installations of Nova-65 in the Gulf of Mexico
The Nova 65, a LED lantern, has recently been installed on several oil platforms in the Gulf of Mexico. Some units were wired for hard line synchronization, while others decided to go with GPS synchronization. Since 1954, Tideland Signal has been committed to providing products for the marine industry.
Technip and CIMV Sign Green Chemistry Cooperation Pact
Technip, a specialist in engineering and construction for the energy industry, signed a cooperation agreement in the green chemistry business with the Compagnie…
New Appointments Bolster EPC ’s North Sea Capabilities
Specialist project management company EPC Offshore has announced the appointment of new managers to work on two of the North Sea’s biggest developments, as the company…
Aveva Releases Pipe Supports - Marine
Cambridge, UK – Aveva announced that Aveva Pipe Supports – Marine 12.1, an entirely new specialized product within the Aveva Marine portfolio, is now available.
HydroComp Adds Ian Mutnick as Special Projects Consultant
HydroComp Inc. announced the addition of Ian Mutnick as Special Projects Consultant. Mutnick will be providing part-time assistance to HydroComp in the areas of business development and technical management of focused client projects. Mutnick brings a wide range of business and technical expertise which is a particularly good fit with HydroComp’s products and services in the arena of applied hydrodynamics.
Australian Yacht Reaches California After Monster Wave: Report
San Francisco - An Australian racing yacht, stricken by a 100-foot wave, plodded into San Francisco Bay for repairs on Tuesday, two days after the U.S. Coast Guard rescued two injured crew members…
Port Everglades Adds Shipping Service to Venezuela and Colombia
Port Everglades is welcoming a new shipping line with service to Venezuela and Colombia. Naviera Master Line de Venezuela C.A. will be moving heavy equipment and…
EDT Offshore Takes Delivery of Damen Fast Crew Suppliers
EDT Offshore (Cyprus), an operations and management company for offshore support and dredging services, has taken delivery of a Damen Fast Crew Supplier 3507 and an FCS 5009: the EDT Leda and the EDT Nefeli. Both are built according to the Damen Sea Axe design, which reduces slamming up to 75 percent and increases crew comfort. The EDT Nefeli is outfitted withDP1, FiFi 1 and a luxury interior for a high level of passenger comfort during longer trips.
Bolidt Underlay Worth Weight for ConocoPhillips
Efforts by ConocoPhillips to achieve the lightest weight possible for the superstructure of its Ekofisk L accommodation facility have been demonstrated by its selection of an underlay construction material. The oil major has selected Boliscreed 400 for the high-profile North Sea unit, which will replace the longstanding Ekofisk H and Ekofisk Q as part of ConocoPhillips plans to prolong activities in the Ekofisk field by up to 40 years.
Ocean Energy Safety Committee to Hold Public Meeting
Washington — James A. Watson, Director of the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), announced that the Ocean Energy Safety Advisory Committee (OESC)…
New iPad, iPhone App Helps Mariners Avoid Right Whales
Ithaca, N.Y. – Mariners along the U.S. east coast can now download a new iPad and iPhone application which warns them when they enter areas of high risk of collision…
Damen Delivers ASD Tug to Intertug
Damen Shipyards has delivered the ASD 3213 ‘Tanok’ to Colombian tug operator Intertug S.A. Intertug operates the country’s most modern tug fleet in terms of horsepower and fleet age. The Damen ASD 3213 has a bollard pull of 86.5 t and 80 t astern and is one of the most powerful harbor tugs in the world. In addition, Intertug ordered an ASD 3212, which will be delivered from Damen Shipyards Galati (Romania) at the end of May, 2012.
Keppel Shipyard Secures Contracts Worth $170 Million
Keppel Shipyard Ltd. (Keppel Shipyard) has secured Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) upgrading projects from its long-term partners SBM Offshore N.V.
STX Shipyard Delivers Polar Supply and Research Vessel
On Wednesday, April 4, 2012, the STX Finland Rauma Shipyard delivered a polar supply and research vessel to the South African government's Department of Environmental Affairs. Newbuilding 1369, S.A.
Chengxi Shipyard to Build Deltamarin's Bulk Carriers
The new orders are the first B. Delta 37 bulk carriers to be built at Chengxi shipyard and have been specifically amended to take into account specific requirements of China Navigation.