Offshore Oil Service Firms Dominate Energy Bankruptcies
Offshore oil drilling and service companies, hurt by the energy industry's shift to lower-cost shale and away from deepwater projects…
TGS Shares Fall after Q2 Sales Disappoint
Shares of the world's leading provider of geoscience data to oil companies TGS fell by more than 6 percent on Thursday, after disappointing sales in the second quarter.
Tuco to Build Hydrographic Survey Boats for Denmark
Tuco Marine Group said it has signed a contract with DALO (The Danish Defense Acquisition and Logistics Organization) to…
Five Requirements for Safe Ops
As I write this article I am flying back to my home base in Canada from the 42nd annual Interferry conference in Split, Croatia.
Deal for Floating LNG Powerplant in China
As the proliferation of LNG use spreads rapidly in the maritime and energy sectors, word from China is that Wison Offshore & Marine has signed an MoU with Shanghai Electric Power Generation Group…
Gazprom, Shell Discuss LNG Projects
A working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Maarten Wetselaar, Member of the…
The Challenge of Marine Asset Appraisal
While large shipping asset deals are often financed through the major capital markets, loans for most oilfield service marine…
ESPO Supports CO2 Emissions Agreement
Last week, the European Parliament and the Council reached an agreement with regard to the CO2 emissions from shipping and…
STX France Hosts Double Event for MSC Newbuilds
Shipbuilder STX France hosted a coin ceremony for MSC Bellissima as well as the cutting of first steel for the MSC Cruises’…
Bahri Optimistic of Oil Tanker Market
Bahri, a global leader in transportation and logistics, is very optimistic about the future of the oil tanker market and…
Parker Kittiwake Launches ATR Analyzer
Parker Kittiwake launched the Parker Kittiwake Attenuated Total Reflection (ATR) analyzer, which the company says represents…
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A challenging offshore environment produces a different but equally difficult development. Will you be ready when it comes to your fleet?
Ships 'Unseaworthy' If They Don't Meet Emissions Rules -IMO
Ships which do not meet cuts to the amount of sulphur they can burn in their engines risk being declared "unseaworthy"