Sigma Offshore Exhibiting at FPSO Event in Singapore
Sigma Offshore, the international FPSO moorings and marine engineering services business, will be exhibiting at Asia’s 3rd Annual FPSO Summit in Singapore. The event at the Raffles Convention Centre on April 24 and 25 is part of Singapore Maritime Week. As well as exhibiting, Aberdeen-headquartered Sigma Offshore is one of the sponsors of the event for industry leaders and decision makers. The conference features speakers…
CMA CGM Reshuffles ASIA-South Africa and Mozambique Services
CMA CGM announced the reshuffling of its services on the ASIA-South Africa and Mozambique trades in partnership with Maersk Line (ML). • New SHAKA2: A service…
Paradigm Drilling Services Secures Contracts
Paradigm Drilling Services has had a strong start to 2012, securing over £1 million of new contracts in the UK and overseas. The Aberdeenshire-based firm has signed a five-year lease on a 3,000 square-foot building adjacent to its headquarters on Thainstone Business Park, including workshop and office space to expand its research and development facilities with new drilling technology to be launched later this year. A recruitment drive is underway.
Nv-Charts Launches New Chesapeake Bay Chart Sets
Newport, Rhode Island – Nv-Charts, a global supplier of charting products for mariners and cruising sailors, has now extended its coverage and produced new chart regions for Chesapeake Bay, just in time for the 2012 cruising and boating season. The coverage is divided into two regions, North and South. The North region includes Delaware Bay and the Chesapeake-Delaware canal, coverage from Cape May…
Port Terminals Risk Millions with Lame Grant Strategies
Forget 2012; work on the funds already awarded. Port terminals risk losing their one last shot at millions in FEMA/DHS Port Security Grant Funds if they don’t act decisively before Sept. 2012. As of Jan. All of the $1 billion that is still sitting in the federal treasury has been dedicated to thousands of security projects and equipment approved at the highest levels as essential to protect ports against terrorist attacks from 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 Port Security Grants (PSG).
Hydrex Repairs Save Time
Hydrex diver/technicians carried out three separate repairs on a 118-meter general cargo vessel while the ship was at anchorage off the coast of Port Gentil, Gabon. These on-site repairs allowed the customer to save precious time and money. The entire operation was supervised and coordinated by the Hydrex team leader from inside a monitoring station. A detailed inspection of both the outside and inside of the bulbous bow revealed that the entire area had been damaged.
Global Energy Leaders to Appear at Gastech 2012
Leaders representing their governments and the international energy community will come together later this year to tackle key challenges and examine the role for gas in the future energy mix at Gastech 2012, to be held October 8-11, 2012, in London. The Gastech 2012 Conference Program will highlight the major issues defining what has been termed the ‘Golden Age for Gas,’ with key technical and commercial sessions.
SKF Provides Solutions for Thrusters in Marine Industry
Gothenburg, Sweden - SKF has announced the availability of SKF Thruster Monitoring, an integrated and flexible condition-based maintenance (CBM) solution for propulsion…
Metso Controllers Chosen for Norwegian FPSO Project
Metso has won an order from Eni Norge and Statoil to supply its latest-generation stainless steel valve controllers to the Norwegian Goliat Floating production storage…
Extendable LED Flashlight With Magnetic Ends
The Extendable Magnetic Flashlight Kit includes an innovative inspection mirror that connects magnetically to the lighted end of the EMF and easily adjusts to any angle A handy pocket clip keeps your EMF where you need it when you need it! The grip end of the EMF has a new extra powerful magnet that holds it securely, even to a vertical surface.
Vietnam Shipping Executives Appeal Jail Terms
Hanoi — Eight former top executives at Vietnam's state-owned shipbuilder have appealed against lengthy prison sentences handed to them over their role in its near-collapse…
Yangzijiang to Benefit From Ship Orders: Merrill Lynch
Bank of America-Merrill Lynch said that it sees Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Ltd. benefiting from potential orders after a revival of interest from container shipping firms in larger vessels.
New Risk Focus Publication Aims to Reduce Slips and Falls
Following the launch of its Bow Tie loss prevention initiative in January, 2012, the UK P&I Club is now embarking on the publication of a series of ‘Risk Focus’ booklets, which highlight specific areas of risk. This month (April) sees the publication of ‘Risk Focus: Slips, Trips and Falls.’ The Bow Tie loss prevention initiative involves surveyors visiting ships and, together with the managers and crew…
Telespazio VEGA UK to Distribute Thuraya Solutions Globally
Abu Dhabi - To further meet the requirements of global vertical markets, Thuraya has recently signed a Service Partner agreement with Telespazio VEGA United Kingdom…
Global Marine Energy Expands Offshore Power Cable Capability
Chelmsford UK - Global Marine Energy Ltd. has invested in the refit and development of Cable Enterprise, a barge built specifically for the installation of power cables for offshore wind farms.
Dubai Maritime City Ends Cruise Season With Safety Drill
Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the government authority charged with regulating, coordinating and supervising all aspects of the maritime sector in Dubai, has announced that the Cruise Ship Emergency Response Task Force, convened in September, 2011, to address the challenges presented by the introduction of ever larger cruise ships to the UAE waters, hosted the first cruise sector mass casualty table top exercise and drill last week.
New Leadership Named at Heidmar
Norwalk, CT -- The Board of Directors of Heidmar Holdings LLC, the holding company for Heidmar Inc. (the "Company"), has announced that it has selected its new Executive team to lead the Company.
Eniram Focuses Expansion on Asia
Singapore – Eniram Limited has opened an Asian office in Singapore to better service its clients in the region. The Finland-headquartered company develops onboard applications…
IHC Merwede Increases Revenue and Profit
IHC Merwede’s expanding portfolio has helped it to record increased revenue and profit figures for 2011, and to maintain its strong order book for 2012 and beyond.
Liberia Leads as Independent Register for Greek Shipping Companies
The Greek Shipping Cooperation Committee (GSCC) has confirmed that Liberia is the leading independent ship register of choice for Greek-controlled shipping companies…