Germany Does 'Pierhead Jump' Aboard MLC
The Government of Germany registered its ratification of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006) with the International Labour Office days before it becomes effective on 20, August 2013. Germany becomes the 43rd ILO Member State and the 17th European country to ratify the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC 2006) , a landmark convention which constitutes the fourth pillar of the international…
Solstad Offshore Sell CSV to Charterer
Solstad Offshore has announced the sale of its Construction Support Vessel, CSV 'Normand Clough', with effect from Q4 2013. Solstad Offshore ASA (SOFF) acquired the CSV “Normand Clough” in connection with the division of Rem Offshore ASA in 2009. The vessel has from delivery been engaged on a long term contract with SapuraClough Offshore Pty Ltd. (SapuraClough) which has exercised an option in the charterparty allowing them to buy the vessel after the elapse of five years.
NIRAS Joined by Peter Fraenkel & Partners
International engineering consulting company NIRAS has acquired Peter Fraenkel and Partners Ltd with 20 employees and a 40-year track record of worldwide marine civil and coastal engineering. Peter Fraenkel & Partners will obtain the name NIRAS Fraenkel, part of NIRAS Group A/S, and will work jointly with the Ports and Marine business unit of NIRAS. The business unit offers civil engineering consultancy within marine…
Global Diving & Salvage Recruit Jim Riedel
Global Diving & Salvage, Inc. announce the hiring of Jim Riedel, to join its Pacific Northwest Environmental Division. Based out of the Seattle corporate office, Mr. Riedel will assist in the management of existing preventative booming operations as well as the pursuit of additional opportunities in the Puget Sound and surrounding areas. “Jim Riedel has long been a fixture in the West Coast spill response community, he will be a great asset to Global and we welcome him to the team.