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Lloyd's Register Working to Develop Software for Managing the Risks Associated with Blow-out Preventers

Sep 13, 2011

Lloyd's Register working with industry to develop new software for managing the risks associated with blow-out preventers on oil rigs. 'BOP Monitor' a new offshore application for respected Scandpower software, RiskSpectrum©  Lloyd's Register…

GL Renewables Certification Updates Type Certification for Vestas' V52 Turbine

Sep 13, 2011

Vestas Wind Systems has received an update of the type certificate for its V52-850 kW wind turbine from GL Renewables Certification (GL). Vestas Wind Systems expanded its manufacturing portfolio for the V52 wind turbine to its hubs in China…

LNG as Alternative Fuel on Workboats Conference Agenda

Sep 13, 2011

Leading maritime services experts to debate key technical, environmental, health and safety issues of adopting LNG marine fuel at Middle East Workboats 2011. The future of LNG as a viable and sustainable alternative marine fuel for working…

OceanPower Technologies and Lockheed Martin Collaborating on Powerbuoy

Sep 13, 2011

Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. is pleased to announce it will collaborate with Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) in connection with OPT’s proposed commercial-scale wave power generation project at Reedsport, Oregon. Lockheed Martin will provide design…

Keppel to Build World’s Largest Sheerleg Floating Crane

Sep 13, 2011

Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M), through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Keppel Nantong Shipyard Co. Ltd (Keppel Nantong) in China has secured a contract worth S$143 million to build a heavy lift sheerleg crane vessel for Asian Lift Pte Ltd (Asian Lift)…

Cal Dive Announces Promotions

Sep 13, 2011

Cal Dive International, Inc. announced today the retirement of Scott T. Naughton, the Company’s Chief Operating Officer, effective September 9, 2011. Also, the Company announced that John R. Abadie, Jr., the Company’s current Senior Vice President - Operations - Western Hemisphere…

Tracerco Appoints New Aberdeen Head of Operations

Sep 13, 2011

World leading industrial technology specialist Tracerco, part of the Johnson Matthey group, has appointed Gary Phillips as the new head of its operations in Aberdeen.Gary takes up his new post having worked for Tracerco for 13 years, latterly as reservoir technical manager…

Aker Solutions establishes office in Gothenburg

Sep 12, 2011

International oil services company Aker Solutions takes its subsea business to Sweden through establishment of an office in Gothenburg. The objective is to tap into the Swedish engineering market to help further grow Aker Solutions' subsea business…

DNV accredited for wind turbine certification in Korea

Sep 12, 2011

As the first international certification body DNV has received accreditation in Korea to deliver type and project certification of wind turbines and wind farms.Due to the accreditation from the Dutch Accreditation Council, DNV now has official…

Germanischer Lloyd: Fleet Passes 100 Million GT

Sep 12, 2011

GL’s fleet in service passed the historic mark of 100 million GT. Over 7,200 vessels are under the regular technical supervision of GL. The fleet doubled within the past six years.The ship which saw GL break the 100 million mark was shipping company Hamburg Süd's 85…

Offshore Vessel Operators Suffer As Gulf Oil Output Sags

Sep 11, 2011

As seen in the August edition of MarineNews, Susan Buchanan updates readers on the GOM oil production situation.BP's gushing well was capped more than a year ago but life is hardly back to normal in the U.S. Gulf--where rigs and vessels remain underutilized…

Keppel AmFELS Delivers Rowan Rig Ahead of Schedule

Sep 11, 2011

Keppel AmFELS LLC, a wholly owned US subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M), has completed the delivery of its fourth EXL jack-up rig to a subsidiary of Rowan Companies, Inc. (Rowan) (NYSE: RDC) with a perfect safety record…

Statoil: Securing More Rig Capacity

Sep 09, 2011

Statoil has signed a contract with North Atlantic Norway to hire the West Hercules rig which can be used for exploration and production drilling internationally and on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS).Statoil has signed an agreement with North Atlantic Norway Ltd (Norwegian Branch)…

Westwood: N. Sea Future is "Bright"

Sep 08, 2011

“Despite a long-term decline in oil & gas production in the North Sea, its services and support industry has a bright future,” said John Westwood, Chairman of energy business advisors Douglas-Westwood, in Aberdeen this week.Addressing a major…

E Instruments International Introduces E4400

Sep 08, 2011

The NEW E4400 is a portable flue gas analyzer designed for emissions monitoring and maintenance & tuning of combustion processes. Its rugged design and “true NOx” capability makes the E4400 the ideal industrial analyzer for boiler, engine, furnace…

Logistics News

Africa’s Mining Industry Providing Opportunities for Bulk Shipping

Africa’s Mining Industry Providing Opportunities for Bulk Shipping

Saudi Global Ports Adds New Cranes

Saudi Global Ports Adds New Cranes

DP World Romania Doubles Container Shipping Capacity in Black Sea Port

DP World Romania Doubles Container Shipping Capacity in Black Sea Port

India Approves $9-billion Port to Boost Trade with Europe

India Approves $9-billion Port to Boost Trade with Europe

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