Antwerp Port Seeks Inputs on Setting-up LNG bunkering
By the beginning of 2016 the port of Antwerp will have an LNG bunkering and filling station for barges. The procedure for construction of the station is currently under way. In order to brief the future constructor as fully as possible about the facilities that the station must offer, the Port Authority has launched a brief survey of potential users. As a result of this consultation the Port Authority hopes to get input on questions such as which types of customer the facility must serve…
Seagull Maritime Response on Safety, Security
Key areas of concern for seafarer safety and security in both marine and offshore operations have triggered the release of six new and one supplementary titles from computer-based training specialist Seagull Maritime. Third quarter 2014 releases include specific emphasis on the offshore and dry bulk sectors, as well as a milestone in Seagull Maritime’s close cooperation with Kelvin Hughes through the addition of ‘Equipment Specific ECDIS Training’ to the Seagull Maritime CBT library.
Vessel Discharge Legislation Awaits Congressional Nod
The American Waterways Operators, a 350-member trade association representing the U.S. tugboat, towboat and barge industry, hailed the House introduction of critical vessel discharge legislation yesterday, praising the leadership of sponsors Duncan Hunter (R-CA), Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee Chairman, and Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD), a senior member of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee. Bipartisan cosponsors include Reps.
Rotterdam Integrates Safety Research with LNG Training Facility
The Dutch company Falck Risc is becoming the number one expert on LNG safety in Europe. Together with the Unified Fire Department, Falck Risc will draw up guidelines and recommendations for emergency response services in dealing with Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). This study is part of the LNG Masterplan Rhine-Main Danube and will be ready at the end of this year. As coordinator for the Rhine Corridor in this European project…
Lilaas Engages Imtra for N. American Distribution
Strong prospects in the North American marine equipment market have triggered a new importation and distribution agreement between control specialist Lilaas AS and well-known marine and offshore sales and support organization Imtra Corporation, of New Bedford, MA. The deal, initially over three years, will see Imtra’s 54-man strong organization offering product and after sales technical support for Lilaas control levers, joysticks and rudder controls in the US and Canada.
Colombia's Ecopetrol Sees Recovery in 2015
Colombia's top energy company Ecopetrol is targeting production of 1 million barrels of oil equivalent per day in 2015, a steep recovery over this year, clouded…
Chevron To Find Buyers for Hawaiian Refinery
Chevron Corp has hired an investment bank to identify potential buyers of its 54,000 barrel-a-day refinery in Kapolei on the Hawaiian island of Oahu, a company official said.
University of California Not to Divest from Fossil Fuels
The University of California voted on Friday to maintain its investments in fossil fuels, frustrating a student-led effort to divest its portfolio in oil, natural gas and coal.
Keystone XL Costs to Nearly Double - TransCanada
The total cost of TransCanada Corp's controversial Keystone XL pipeline is likely to nearly double following six years of regulatory delays, a company spokesman said on Friday.
Tropical Storm Polo Threatens Battered Mexican Resort of Los Cabos
Tropical storm Polo barreled nearer on Friday to the Mexican Pacific resort of Los Cabos where thousands of troops were restoring order following widespread chaos…
Deep Sea Supply takes Delivery of 'Sea Triumph'
The Deep Sea Supply took delivery of the newbuilding Platform Supply Vessel 'Sea Triumph' on Thursday 18 September. The vessels 'Sea Triumph' is a STX 05-L design built at Cochin shipyard in India. Main characteristics of the vessel are; 4.100 dwt, 810 m2 deck area, clean design and diesel electric propulsion. Following the delivery of 'Sea Triumph', Deep Sea Supply has 15 AHTS vessels and 24 PSVs in operation, in total 39 vessels.