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Ross Offshore Secures New Contract with Wintershall Norge

September 17, 2013 by  
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Ross Offshore AS announces a new contract award with Wintershall Norge AS. The contract is for 3 + 1 year, and was effective as of August 1st 2013. The frame agreement is for services within the following disciplines: Subsurface & G&G, Drilling & Well, Subsea, Logistics, marine operations and HSEQ. Ross Offshore will support Wintershall […]

Environmental Impacts of Nord Stream Construction Minor and Local

September 17, 2013 by  
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The cumulative results of Nord Stream AG’s environmental monitoring in Finnish waters during 2009-2012 confirm that the construction of the pipelines caused only minor and local impacts on the environment. Nord Stream AG has been conducting environmental monitoring in Finnish waters since 2009. The monitoring results from 2009-2012 confirm that the pipeline construction works, such […]

Fugro Acquires DCN Global LLC

September 17, 2013 by  
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Fugro has reached agreement to acquire DCN Global LLC (‘DCN Global’), a company specialising in the provision of subsea engineering and diving services to the offshore civil and oil & gas industry, primarily in the Middle East. Over the last four decades Fugro has firmly established itself as the leading player in the offshore survey […]

Sevan Marine Sells Hulls 4 and 5 to Logitel Offshore

June 24, 2013 by  
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Sevan Marine ASA announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell the semi-completed Sevan hulls number 4 and 5 on an “as-is, where-is” basis to Logitel Offshore. The total purchase price for the Hulls is USD 41 million, to be rendered as a seller’s credit. Sevan will grant an additional loan of USD […]

Shell Signs Letter of Intent for Chinese LNG Terminal

June 13, 2013 by  
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Royal Dutch Shell has signed a letter of intent with a private Chinese energy firm to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal in east China, a Shell China official said on Thursday. The pact, though non-binding, marks a rare cooperation on a potentially multibillion-dollar investment between a global energy company and a local […]

DNV Gains USCG Acceptance as Independent Laboratory for BWT System Testing

June 13, 2013 by  
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DNV has become the first class society to achieve the status of an Independent Laboratory (IL). This means it is authorised by the United States Coast Guard (USCG) to evaluate and test technologies designed to treat ballast water on ships in order to prevent the spread of non-native aquatic species in lakes, rivers and coastal […]

WINDEA Offshore Expands Its Offshore Wind Services with DAMEN FCS 2610

June 13, 2013 by  
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The WINDEA Offshore GmbH & Co. KG has signed a Letter of Intent together with DAMEN Shipyards regarding the sale of one Fast Crew Supplier 2610 type catamaran in order to expand its all in all service portfolio for offshore wind farms. The vessel captivates through very good sea characteristics and high flexibility during operations. DAMEN […]

Ship Owners and Unions Raise Concern at Casualty Reporting Failures

June 13, 2013 by  
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Shipowners and seafarers’ unions have joined forces to express concern at flag states’ failure to submit maritime casualty reports as required under international Conventions. The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), which represents 80% of the world merchant fleet, and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), which represents seafarers’ unions worldwide, have made a joint submission […]

Marine Navigation Bill gains Royal Assent

June 13, 2013 by  
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The Marine Navigation Bill received Royal Assent on 29 April and will now be known as the Marine Navigation Act 2013, with commencement expected within a few months. The UK Chamber of Shipping welcomes the new Act which was originally a Private Member’s Bill promoted by Sheryll Murray MP containing wide ranging measures urgently required […]

NGOS and shipping industry make ground-breaking joint call for review of legal discharge status of polyisobutene (PIB)

June 13, 2013 by  
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The number of seabirds recorded washed up on beaches in two incidents along the English Channel, covered in polyisobutene (PIB), has passed 4,000. Now, leading wildlife conservation and animal welfare charities and the UK Chamber of Shipping, supported by the wider industry body Maritime UK, have come together as a single voice to call for […]

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