Statoil: Completed Appraisal Well in Johan Sverdrup
Statoil has completed another appraisal well in PL265 in the Johan Sverdrup discovery together with partners Petoro, Det norske oljeselskap and Lundin Petroleum. "We are satisfied with the results of our appraisal program in PL265 part of Johan Sverdrup in 2012. We have proven new volumes to Johan Sverdrup in the Geitungen segment, and drilled two important appraisal wells in the central and southern parts of the licence”, says Gro Haatvedt, senior vice president Exploration Norway.
Naming Ceremony Held in Korea for Ever Leader
Evergreen's Eighth New 8,452-TEU Ship Christened. Ever Leader, the eighth L-type containership of Evergreen Line, was christened by Bronson Hsieh, the Evergreen Group's Second Vice Group Chairman…
Rockwell Wins US Navy Contract
Rockwell Automation Awarded $21.7 Million Contract From US Navy for Control Systems and Engineering Support Services. Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) today announced that the U.S.
Boston Whaler Debuts 270 Dauntless
New vessel is largest model in this feature-rich boat family. Boston Whaler expands its stylish, feature-rich Dauntless line with the addition of the brand-new 270 Dauntless. As Whaler’s largest Dauntless yet, the 270 joins a family of boats that includes the top-selling 230 Dauntless. The 270 maintains the bold style and impeccable comfort that are Dauntless hallmarks, with enhancements to make this well-appointed boat even bigger and better. customer service.
The Continued Pressing Need for Responder Immunity Enhancements
It has been over 2.5 years since the tragic incident involving the Deepwater Horizon occurred, resulting in the deaths of 11 and injuries to 17 men working on the platform and the discharge of approximately five million barrels of oil. The cleanup response required thousands of responders working several months to contain and clean up the spill under challenging conditions. In addition, immediately…
Leading Industry towards Offshore Excellence
Working offshore can be dangerous business. Miles from shore with nothing but water in all directions, offshore crews perform highly complex operations with little margin for error, and the potential for severe consequences if something goes wrong. We were reminded of this just a few weeks ago, when an explosion and fire aboard a shallow-water production platform offshore Louisiana on November 16 resulted in the tragic deaths of two confirmed crewmembers and severe injuries to many others.
Transocean: Agreement Reached on Deepwater Horizon Claims
Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) (SIX: RIGN) announced that it has reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice to resolve certain outstanding civil and potential…
Calecore Establishes a Norwegian Base
Calecore opened office in Stavanger, Norway. The office is located on the quayside in the city centre with many of Calecore´s Oil and Gas clients within easy walking distance. In addition to serving as a meeting facility for clients, the office will also serve the crucial role of local presence to further strengthen Calecore´s position in the Norwegian market and involvement in the push towards the Barents Sea and the Arctic.
SAM Electronics Equips Viking Grace
SAM Electronics, an L-3 company, has equipped Viking Line’s new 57,000-gt passenger ferry, Viking Grace, with a NACOS Platinum integrated navigation control system…
New COO for Geodis Wilson
Geodis Wilson is pleased to announce the appointment of Eric Martin-Neuville as the new Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Freight Board Member of Geodis Wilson with immediate effect. Eric will be taking over responsibility from Fernando Gea who is retiring from his position as COO of Geodis Wilson. Eric Martin-Neuville joined the Geodis Group in 1985, and as well as holding the position of Managing Director…
Full-Spectrum Fluorescent Dye Pinpoints Leaks
Tracerline Dye-Lite All-In-One full-spectrum fluorescent dye easily pinpoints leaks in all oil-based fluid systems on marine vessels, including engine oil, fuel and hydraulic fluid. All-In-One dye ensures optimum leak detection on marine vessels because it actually contains two distinct fluorescent dyes. One dye fluoresces best under ultraviolet light and the other under blue light. So whatever type of inspection lamp is used, All-In-One dye is sure to produce a brilliant fluorescent glow!
Paramarine Software used on New Submersible
QinetiQ GRC naval architects in combination with their Paramarine software are working with QED Naval Ltd in the development of a marine platform (Subhub) that is being designed to transport…
Aker Solutions Buys Separation Specialist
Aker Solutions is buying Separation Specialists Inc., a California-based provider of produced water de-oiling products and field services, which strengthens the…
Kalmar Delivers Three All-Electric RTGs
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed a contract with Container Corporation of India ltd (Concor) to supply three Kalmar E-One2 rubber tyred gantry cranes to Concor's Tuglakabad terminal in New Delhi.
Transas Holds Most Advanced Certificates
On December 18, 2012 Det Norske Veritas (Norway) issued statement of compliance for the Transas navigational and DP simulators. As a result, the Transas Navi-Trainer…
BIMCO Forecasts Growth; Analyzes Challenges to Shipping
BIMCO has published its Reflections 2013, a concise, condensed and thought-provoking analysis of the challenges facing the shipping industry today and during the coming year. Shipping is a key facilitator of world trade and the performance of this essential sector is completely interdependent with those of the global economy. While there is some optimism that the worst of the global downturn is now behind us…
Aker Solutions Buys US Water De-oiling Company
Aker Solutions buys California-based Separation Specialists Inc., provider of produced water de-oiling products & field services. Aker consider that the acquisition…
Asia-Europe Trade May Grow Until February
Maersk Line believe demand for trade on its Asia- Europe route may grow until Lunar New Year in February. Imports into China have also helped increase demand as…
AHTS Sold by Farstad
Farstad subsidiary, Farstad Shipping, Singapore, sells AHTS 'Lady Cynthia'. The buyers identity is not disclosed, but it is expected the vessel will be deployed in the Indian domestic market. Lady Cynthia was built in 1987 by Hart Fenton with a propulsion power output of 9,500 BHP. Sale of the vessel will give Farstad a booked profit of approx. NOK 3 mill. in the 1st quarter 2013. After the sale of Lady Cynthia Farstad Shipping's fleet consists of 55 vessels (28 AHTS…
Prospector Offshore Keeps its Options Open
Prospector Offshore Drilling agrees with two Chinese shipyards to extend options on 6 rig construction agreements. An agreement with Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Offshore Co.