Engineering Services Network Appoints Director
Engineering Services Network Inc., (ESN) appoints retired Navy Cmdr. Albert J. ESN, an engineering and technology solutions company that provides services to the…
Cargo Ship on the Beach – Crew Airlifted to Safety
The cargo ship ‘Carrier’, aground off Raynes Jetty in Llanddulas remains hard aground in the same location with damage to its starboard side. A quantity of marine gas oil has leaked from the vessel.
Container Shipping Line Wins Service & Reliability Award
Horizon Lines, Inc., one of the nation's leading domestic ocean shipping companies, has been awarded the "2011 Platinum Carrier Award" by home improvement retailer Lowe's Companies Inc. Horizon Lines is the only Jones Act ocean carrier to receive a 2011 award from Lowe's for domestic ocean transportation service. The 2011 award marks the sixth consecutive year that Horizon Lines has received Lowe's Platinum Carrier Award…
Cargo Ship Goes Missing off Japan Coast
Japanese Coast Guard said it has received a message that a Hong Kong cargo ship with 17 crew members on board has not been in contact with owners while in waters off southern Japan.
Northern Sea Route – Maritime Rescue Centers Planned
The first, in Dudinka, will become operational in time for this year's Northern Sea Route navigable season, according to a report on Russia's 'Arcticuniverse' online publication. Russia is investing in the future of the northern Sea Route and is to spend nearly €23.4 million in development of ten centers from Murmansk in the West to Chukotka in the East. Three of the centers will be located on Chukotka and Anadyr…
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.
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)…
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.