Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Salvors Seek Environmental Rewards

February 5, 2014 by  
Filed under Port Services & Renewables

Representatives of the maritime salvage industry made their case for increased payments to salvors who take actions to reduce damage to the environment. Recently, at a meeting of maritime lawyers, the president of the International Salvage Union, said that society’s value on environmental issues was not reflected in current regulations for salvage. Current Environmental Rewards […]

Cruise Ship Backup Power With Green Design (innovation)

February 5, 2014 by  
Filed under Port Services & Renewables

For the past few years the cruise industry has experienced at least one major power failure of a cruise ship at sea. Two recent examples of power failure were engine room fires that destroyed control electronics for primary and secondary systems. The fires left thousands of passengers without power and adrift. Seas were calm and […]

Cargo shipping / Vessels

February 5, 2014 by  
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Cargo shipping is a low margin business model that requires vessels to be fully loaded in order to sustain profitable operations. When a ship is in the design phase it is almost always structured in a specific classification of naval architecture and built to serve a specific route or purpose. Vessels that are built to […]

Surface Supplied Diving

February 5, 2014 by  
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Surface-supplied-air and mixed-gas diving has many advantages over traditional SCUBA-gear diving.  Divers utilizing a hard hat and surface-supplied air or mixed gas are continually tethered to the surface. In this mode of diving, air for breathing is normally supplied by a surface compressor, fed through a volume tank, and delivered to the diver through an […]

OIL ANALYST: – The subsea sector will double in size

February 5, 2014 by  
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The subsea adventure has just begun. Within five years the subsea sector will double in size, and within twenty years the subsea production will be on par with traditional oil and gas production offshore. – In five years, the subsea market is anticipated to grow from around $30 billion to between $60 and $70 billion […]

Gazprom announces Russia’s first subsea production facility successfully tested in Kirinskoye field within Sakhalin III project

February 5, 2014 by  
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Today the Onshore Processing Facility (OPF) of the Kirinskoye gas and condensate fieldin the Sakhalin Region hosted an official ceremony dedicated to the first gas production and its transmission system testing. Taking part in the ceremony were Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, Yury Trutnev, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation and […]

Subsea industry in plea for support to remain global leader

February 5, 2014 by  
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Divers are just one part of the subsea industry The UK subsea industry has created 16,000 new jobs over the last three years, with another 10,000 – the majority in Scotland – in the pipeline, it has been revealed. The sector’s trade body said it supports a total of 66,000 jobs but urged government to […]

Vos Prodect Completes Pull Tests for Nordsee Ost OWF

September 17, 2013 by  
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Based on the request from ABB and RWE, Vos Prodect Innovations has completed pull tests with 3 individual infield submarine cables for Nordsee Ost OWF project, in order to prove the functionality of the temporary and permanent hang-off sections. The tests have been witnessed and approved by the well-known certifying body Germanischer Lloyd (GL). Vos […]

Registration Open for Digital Hydrography on the Maritime Web Conference

September 17, 2013 by  
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Speakers from Denmark, Germany, France, UK and the US are among leading experts presenting seminal papers at the two-day Digital Hydrography on the Maritime Web conference at Southampton Solent University Conference Centre on 29-30 October. Organised by The Hydrographic Society UK and supported by the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) and the International Federation of Hydrographic […]

PSA Carries Out Audit of Det norske’s Ivar Aasen Development

September 17, 2013 by  
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On 17-18 June 2013, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) carried out an audit of the project management and engineering activities of Det norske oljeselskap (Det norske) for the Ivar Aasen development. The objective of the activity was to assess whether Det norske’s management of the working environment and materials handling for the Ivar Aasen […]

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