Seacat Services launches Second 26m Catamaran
Class-leading offshore energy crew transfer vessel operator Seacat Services today launches Seacat Courageous, the firm’s second 26-metre crew transfer vessel, as it continues to support the growth of the European offshore wind market. The expectations of offshore wind developers and operators when it comes to crew transfer vessel availability, reliability and passenger comfort are continuing to increase as the industry matures.
Algerian Dredger Revitalized
Damen delivered and installed a new main engine for the stationary dredger RezougYoucef. The cutter suction dredger has been built by De Groot Nijkerk in 1988. It has worked in an Algerian reservoir for quite a while and badly needed an engine overhaul. The entire job has been successfully completed locally by a Damen Field Service Engineer and the crew. TheRezougYoucef is a cutter suction dredger with a discharge pipe diameter of 650 mm.
ISS Appoints VP Operations – Marine Outsourcing
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has made a key addition to its Marine Outsourcing team with the appointment of Tony Carter to VP Operations – Marine Outsourcing. Tasked with optimising the company’s service delivery across the globe, Tony will report to Trond Baade, ISS Senior VP – Marine Outsourcing. Tony has over 30 years’ experience in international port agency and indepth expertise in developing and managing global businesses in local, regional, trans-regional and worldwide environments.
DNV GL Certifies Liberty One
Classification society DNV GL has certified Liberty One under ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 for its quality and environment management system. Matthias Ritters, DNV GL Regional Manager Germany, presented the certificates in Bremen to Dietrich Schulz, owner and Managing Director of Liberty One, along with Capt. Jan Stahmer, responsible for health and safety, environment and quality. “This is a milestone in the ongoing development of the company against a testing commercial background…
Duke Energy Fined for Environmental Violations
Duke Energy Corp has agreed to pay a fine of about $102 million for environmental violations related to a power plant's coal ash spill into a North Carolina river…