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Saturday, September 21, 2019

NMSAC September 2012 Meeting, Part I

Posted to Maritime Transportation Security News and Views (by John C.W. Bennett) on September 24, 2012

After introductory remarks by NMSAC’s new Executive Director, USCG Captain Andrew Tucci (the spelling of all names in this post represents my best guesses), the September 11th session dealt with Cybersecurity, Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA)and Information Sharing…

China factories slowly climbing the value chain

Posted to Far East Maritime (by Greg Knowler) on June 8, 2011

It may seem we harp on about China’s changing manufacturing industry, but that's because of its direct impact on export ocean cargo and the import of raw materials. All the stuff we consume has to be made somewhere, and the mainland has pretty much cornered the manufacturing market.

Offshore gas & oil ship repairs industry set for a makeover for achieving rapid growth

Posted to Offshore gas & oil ship repairs industry set for a makeover for achieving rapid growth (by Joseph Fonseca) on May 30, 2011

The ship repair opportunities in Indian offshore oil and gas sector remained stagnant for two decades as the industry had been mainly dependent on the public sector infrastructure. With few dedicated large players in the field, the several smaller…

Unique Corus Tubes for Tupi Project

Posted to Brazilian Subsea and Maritime News (by Claudio Paschoa) on July 9, 2010

Corus Tubes has successfully manufactured 118km of 457mm x 31.75mm Grade X65 sour linepipe for the Petrobras Tupi project. This linepipe is designed to operate in Brazil’s Santos Basin at a depth of 2200m, and is thickest 18” UOE pipe manufactured to date.

DOF Subsea tackles the 'pre-salt' frontier in Brazil

Posted to Brazilian Subsea and Maritime News (by Claudio Paschoa) on October 13, 2009

The DOF Subsea Group is a specialized subsea service company that provides survey, construction, inspection, repair and maintenance services which involve complex and challenging engineering in an international environment. Their main business activities are project management…