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BMT Wins Petrobras Cascade & Chinook Contract

Aug 17, 2011

BMT Scientific Marine Services (BMT) was contracted by Petrobras America Inc., a subsidiary of Petrobras, to provide support maintenance and repair for the Cascade and Chinook Free Standing Hybrid Riser Tower (FSHR) Monitoring System.This…

Yang Ming Successfully Implements AMOS

Aug 17, 2011

SpecTec has successfully completed the implementation of AMOS on the first lot of 40 ships with Yang Ming. SpecTec will install AMOS on another 11 ships during the course of 2011, while more system will be implemented in 2012 to complete the Fleet installation which is to date of 89 ships…

Sonardyne helps major scientific discovery on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge

Aug 15, 2011

Sonardyne International’s Ranger 2 USBL (Ultra-Short BaseLine) acoustic positioning technology has played a crucial role in a scientific mission to discover a new eco system on the floor of the Atlantic Ocean. The Irish led VENTuRE expedition…

Transocean: Offer to Acquire 100% of Aker Drilling

Aug 15, 2011

Transocean Services AS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) (SIX: RIGN), announced an all cash voluntary offer for 100 percent of the shares of Aker Drilling ASA for NOK 26.50 per share. The Board of Directors of Aker Drilling…

STX Finland, STX Windpower Collaborate on Windpark Supply

Aug 15, 2011

STX Finland and STX Windpower are  starting a joint collaboration on turnkey windpark supply in Northern Europe, focusing on offshore sites in the Northern Baltic Sea region and onshore sites in Finland, Sweden and the Baltic states. A Letter…

ULSTEIN Establishes New Subsidiary

Aug 10, 2011

ULSTEIN has recently established a new company, Ulstein IDEA Equipment Solutions. This company will take over the activities of former IDEA Heavy Equipment b.v, a Dutch company that ULSTEIN has cooperated with in recent years.Ulstein IDEA…

Arctic Drilling: 4x More Expensive

Aug 10, 2011

DNV’s summer students presented the results of seven weeks of intense and targeted work with a concept for year-round drilling and exploration offshore north-east Greenland. More than anything their work unfolded a massive need for new technologies…

Construction Begins in Mobile on LCS6

Aug 05, 2011

The Navy authorized the first cutting of aluminum for the sixth littoral combat ship, the future USS Jackson (LCS 6), at Austal's Modular Manufacturing facility in Mobile, Ala., Aug. 1. The 'first cut' is a significant ship construction milestone…

BMT Engineer Competes in Sky1 TV Challenge

Aug 05, 2011

Naval Architect Sam Stevens, from BMT Nigel Gee Ltd, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd an international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy recently undertook one of the biggest engineering challenges of his career to date…

WheelHouse Technologies Introduces WheelHouse Mobile for Smart Phones

Aug 03, 2011

WheelHouse Technologies, Inc. has launched WheelHouse Mobile, designed to provide real-time maintenance alerts and maintenance update capabilities from any smart phone in the cellular network. WheelHouse Mobile is a customer-driven enhancement to WheelHouse…

WHOI: Microbes Consumed Oil in Gulf Slick at Unexpected Rates

Aug 01, 2011

More than a year after the largest oil spill in history, perhaps the dominant lingering question about the Deepwater Horizon spill is, “What happened to the oil?” Now, in the first published study to explain the role of microbes in breaking down the oil slick on the surface of the Gulf of Mexico…

Offshore Services Chooses MarineCFO Software

Jul 27, 2011

MarineCFO Inc., a provider of Marine Software including On-Vessel, Marine Operations, Personnel, Fleet Maintenance and Financial Management Software Solutions to the Marine Transportation Industry, announced that International Offshore Services…

IMarEST Transfers Historic Library to Lloyd's Register

Jul 21, 2011

Lloyd's Register has taken delivery of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology's (IMarEST) library, giving the collection a secure new home and assuring its preservation for the future.The historic IMarEST collection…

Drewry to Launch World Container Index

Jul 18, 2011

Drewry Shipping Consultants and The Cleartrade Exchange have announced that the World Container Index (WCI), the first Europe-based assessment of container freight rates and index production, is scheduled for launch in September 2011.The…

Germanischer Lloyd Appoints Nikeel Idnani

Jul 18, 2011

Germanischer Lloyd has appointed Nikeel Idnani as Business Development Manager for the Area Middle East / Africa, based in Dubai. Idnani has been in Dubai for eight years and brings with him Sales and Marketing experience from the ship repair…

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One-on-One: Rob Langford, VP, Global Offshore Wind, ABS

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