Jee Announces Expansion for UK Growth
Jee Ltd, an indepenedent multi-discipline engineering and training firm, has announced further plans for expansion to accommodate the company’s growth strategy and the creation of 150 new jobs in the UK. The company which provides a complete range of subsea engineering expertise also announced the appointment of new board members Andrea Haywood, Finance Director, and Jenny Matthew, Director, who will help drive steady growth plans…
KPI Bridge Oil appoints Risk Management Chief
KPI Bridge Oil, a global bunker broker and trader has appointed Mrs. Christel McLoughlin as Director of Risk Management products. Christel will be based at KPI Bridge Oil’s Headquarter in London. Christel McLoughlin who is a French national, has more than 15 years experience in the oil and shipping industries within risk management and trading and is fluent in English, French, Swedish, Norwegian as well as having working knowledge of German, Russian and Danish.
North P&I Club Launches Prevention Initiative
The ‘A’ rated, 170 million GT North P&I club has launched a new loss prevention initiative to help get ships’ masters and officers talking to each other about health and safety issues at sea.
FIS Bunker Screen Brings Trading into the Digital Age
Firm bids and offers, updated in real time for six months of bunker forward curve will provide unrivalled degree of price transparency and liquidity. Freight Investor Services…
Wärtsilä Wins Contract to Supply Aquarius UV
Wärtsilä has won a contract to supply ballast water management systems (BWMS) to four platform supply vessels (PSVs) for Tidewater Marine, L.L.C., a provider of offshore service vessels to the global energy industry. The scope of supply for the vessels, due for delivery from the Cosco (Guangdong) Shipyard in 2014, includes four 250m3/hr capacity Wärtsilä Aquarius UV BWMS, which will be assembled and shipped from Wärtsilä’s manufacturing facility in the UK.
Eni CEO Meets Rosneft CEO
Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin and Eni CEO Paolo Scaroni have met to discuss the progress of joint projects between the two companies offshore Russia in the Black Sea and Barents Sea…
Aker Solutions Opens Malaysia Base
International oil services company Aker Solutions has expanded its subsea business by establishing a subsea lifecycle service base in Labuan, Malaysia. The objective…
Dockwise Reports USD 56 Million in New Contracts
Breda, the Netherlands, Dockwise Ltd. has announced that it has been awarded 10 new contracts and contract extensions with a total value of USD 56 million. The…
Digital Approach to Maritime Piracy Issues
A Scottish company has launched onto the global shipping market the first comprehensive software product designed to combat the increasing problem of modern-day piracy at sea.
Flexlife Successfully Contracted by Petrobras America
Flexlife, an oil and gas industry specialist in subsea integrity and project management, has been successfully contracted by Petrobras America Inc. (PAI), a subsidiary of Petrobras, an integrated energy company that operates in 29 countries, to provide independent assessment services worth up to £862,000/$1.4 million for a project in the Gulf of Mexico. The agreement involves annulus testing of the flexible risers on the Cascade and Chinook subsea development.
KPMG Confirms Third New Build Vessel
Fairstar Heavy Transport N.V. ("Fairstar") on 19 July 2012 through a press release notified the market of its commitment regarding a third new build vessel. As this…
U.S. Navy Awards General Dynamics $459 Million
The U.S. Navy has awarded a $459 million contract modification to General Dynamics Electric Boat to provide planning yard work and engineering and technical support for nuclear submarines.
IT Network for World's Largest Offshore Construction Vessel
SAM Electronics of Hamburg, an L-3 company, has been awarded a major contract for supply and installation of a comprehensive IT network and associated equipment aboard Pieter Schelte…
Molex SCPC System Features Unique Design
Offers a time-saving alternative to hard wiring junction boxes in marine equipment applications. Molex Incorporated showcased its Self-Contained Power Connector (SCPC) system to the marine industry at the 2012 International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition. The SCPC is a simple two-piece system used to splice and tap solid and stranded non-metallic sheathed cable, providing fast and easy connection of marine boat cables.
LA Port Executive Ruiz Named to Federal Panel
Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness to Recommend Ways to Increase U.S. Exports; First Meeting is Friday. Port of Los Angeles Deputy Executive Director for External Affairs Cynthia Ruiz has been named to the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness by Acting U.S. Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank. The Committee, comprised of 40 senior-level representatives of multiple industries and supply chain experts, will advise the Secretary, the U.S.
MTU & Marina Barcelona 92 Sign Megayacht Agreement
MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH & Spanish repair shipyard Marina Barcelona 92 (MB92) agree cooperation on work and refit of MTU yacht engines. The agreement establishes technical and commercial relationships between both parties to carry out service work and refit on MTU engines installed in yachts visiting MB92. To this end Tognum Group subsidiary MTU Friedrichshafen has established an office directly within the shipyard.
US Navy Radar Jamming Contract for KOR Electronics
Mercury Computer Systems' subsidiary KOR Electronics gets a US Navy 5-year basic sole source orderiing agreement (BOA). This BOA supports the continued development…
Taiwan Offshore Wind Farm Research Project
GL Garrad Hassan signs MOU with Taiwanese Industrial Technology Research Institute to develop Taiwan's offshore energy strategy. The offshore wind resource around the Taiwanese coast is considered excellent, with more than 6,000MW potential capacity at water depths of less than 50m. Earlier this year the Taiwanese government announced an extensive plan to speed up the deployment of offshore wind farm and promote green energy economics.
US Coast Guard Fishing Vessel Safety Examinations Now in Force
USCG's mandatory commercial fishing vessel safety examinations for those operating more than three miles from the territorial sea baseline take effect. This requirement…
Greek Owners Sell Bulker 'Clipper Grace'
Seanergy Maritime Holdings sell 'Clipper Grace', a 30,548 dwt Handysize drybulk vessel, built in 2007, at a gross price of US$11.25 million. The vessel was delivered to its new owners on October 15…