Monthly Archives : April 2015

shipwreck

Part of Believed Tsunami Shipwreck Found Off Oregon Coast

Part of believed tsunami Shipwreck sighted near the Oregon Coast.

No Comments / 22nd April 2015

A breakthrough in single-vessel oil spill recovery

By teaming up a DESMI Speed-Sweep boom and a suitable in-line skimmer (DESMI Ro-Skim or DESMI Octopus Inline Skimmer) in one product, Ro-Vane completely eliminates the need for a second clean-up vessel.

Comments Off on A breakthrough in single-vessel oil spill recovery / 21st April 2015

great barrier reef

The Great Barrier Reef is in Peril

Marine experts say that due to the damage caused by humans, the great barrier reef has lost about half of its coral over the course of the past 30 years.

No Comments / 21st April 2015

BlueTEC

World’s First Floating Tidal BlueTEC Platform

The first BlueTEC Tidal Energy platform was formally named by the Mayor of Texel, the Netherlands.

Comments Off on World’s First Floating Tidal BlueTEC Platform / 18th April 2015

Environmental Campaign

HELMEPA’s Environmental Campaign Moves to Kavala

HELMEPA’s Environmental Campaign moves to Kavala under the auspices of the Municipality.

Comments Off on HELMEPA’s Environmental Campaign Moves to Kavala / 17th April 2015

Wreck Removal

Wreck Removal Convention Enters into Force

The Nairobi International Wreck Removal Convention enters into force.

No Comments / 16th April 2015

FPSO Vessel Conference

7th FPSO Vessel Conference in Houston, Texas on 4th-5th November 2015.

ACI’s 7th FPSO VESSEL CONFERENCE will examine how FPSO owners/operators and oil companies can remain profitable in a tight industry.

No Comments / 15th April 2015

Fuel Saving

Are you using the best method for testing the water‐tightness of your hatches?

Poor maintenance of hatch‐covers, seals and coamings, resulting in water entering a ship’s hold can lead to devastating consequences. Testing that hatch covers are weather‐tight is a fundamental requirement for preventing damage to cargo and ensuring the safety of a…

Comments Off on Are you using the best method for testing the water‐tightness of your hatches? / 14th April 2015

Maritime Security

ACI’s Maritime Security Management Asia 2015!

ACI’s 5th Maritime Security Management Asia from 21st to 22nd April 2015 in Singapore.

No Comments / 12th April 2015

Generator Sets

DBR’s Success in Generator Sets Continues

DBR’s Success in Generator Sets Continues as they put together a 40 foot DNV 2.7-1 container generator set for a vessel owned by Jan De Nul Group.

Comments Off on DBR’s Success in Generator Sets Continues / 11th April 2015

Alternative Fuels

Alfa Laval to Strengthen its Global Commitment to the Use of Alternative Fuels

Alfa Laval has entered into a patent licence agreement with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) for the use of DSME’s patents on high pressure fuel gas supply systems. The agreement signed in March 2015 enables Alfa Laval to further…

Comments Off on Alfa Laval to Strengthen its Global Commitment to the Use of Alternative Fuels / 10th April 2015

Great White Shark

The Great White Shark & Frightening Opportunism

A fishing charter that works just off of the coast of New Zealand got a life-changing experience as they found themselves dealing with a Great White Shark.

1 Comment / 9th April 2015

Shipping Losses

Shipping Losses ‘Lowest in 10 Years’

The number of shipping losses dropped to a 10-year low last year, according to the third safety and shipping review.

2 Comments / 5th April 2015

Flex Tunnel

First Two Van der Velden® FLEX Tunnel Systems Sold

Van der Velden Marine Systems is celebrating the first two orders of its Van der Velden® FLEX Tunnel system.

Comments Off on First Two Van der Velden® FLEX Tunnel Systems Sold / 4th April 2015

Bomin

Bomin Under New Flag in the Baltic

The Bomin group today announced that it has re-branded its operation based in Tallinn to Bomin Baltic AS, previously known as AS Bominflot Estonia.

No Comments / 3rd April 2015

Severn Provider

Fast Crew Supplier Severn Provider Ready for Offshore Markets

The naming ceremony took place for Severn Offshore Services Ltd’s new multipurpose wind farm vessel Severn Provider.

No Comments / 2nd April 2015