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Video: Crowley Builds for LNG Bunkering at JAXPORT

Posted by Michelle Howard Crowley Maritime Corp. and Eagle LNG Partners have started to build a new shore-side liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility on Crowley-leased property at JAXPORT’s Talleyrand Marine Terminal in Jacksonville, Fla. The new LNG bunkering facility will serve Crowley’s Commitment Class LNG-powered combination container/roll-on roll-off (ConRo) ships presently under construction for use […]

Hansen Joins Hempel as CCO

Posted by Eric Haun Hempel has appointed Michael Hansen as its new executive vice president and chief commercial officer (CCO). He will join the coatings manufacturer’s executive management board on 1 May, reporting directly to group president and chief executive officer (CEO), Henrik Andersen. Hansen joins Hempel after 19 years with Maersk, where he most […]

Proserv Seals Subsea Contract with Premier Oil

Posted by Eric Haun Energy services company Proserv said it has been awarded a multimillion dollar contract with Premier Oil for subsea work in Asia Pacific. Proserv will supply a subsea control system and associated equipment for the BIGP (Bison, Iguana & Gajah Puteri) development project, located in the Natuna Sea, Indonesia. The scope of […]

Commercial propulsion project partnership

08 Mar 2017 One of Teignbridge’s staples is its C-Foil marine propeller The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) is partnering Teignbridge Propellers International Limited (TPIL) on a £3m project to develop a High Efficiency Propulsion System (HEPS) for ships. This two-year project aims to develop a commercially-viable system that can retrofitted to most vessels to deliver […]

Low environmental impact cabling using GPS

08 Mar 2017 Jan de Nul completed 5km of cabling through an environmentally sensitive area in just five days with the help of centimetre-level RTK positioning using Septentrio’s AsteRx-U GPS system. The Race Bank windfarm, located about 27 km off the Norfolk coast in England, will be home to 91 wind turbines come 2018. Because […]

Peter Robinson: MPI Workboats

08 Mar 2017 Peter Robinson: The industry was lucky to get away without a major incident in those early days “Back in wind’s early days we’d go merrily putting the jackup’s feet down with just a few borehole samples taken here and there to tell us what we were standing on – like a farmer […]

Peter Robinson: MPI Workboats

Peter Robinson: The industry was lucky to get away without a major incident in those early days “Back in wind’s early days we’d go merrily putting the jackup’s feet down with just a few borehole samples taken here and there to tell us what we were standing on – like a farmer tramping round a […]

Guidance Marine wins award for innovation

08 Mar 2017 Jan Grothusen, CEO of Guidance Marine, receiving Dynamic Positioning 2017 Award Guidance Marine picked up the Dynamic Positioning 2017 award at the Offshore Support Journal Annual Awards for its targetless sensor. RangeGuard is the first sensor developed by Guidance Marine that does not use physical targets, it uses radar reflections from its […]

Seawork app announced

08 Mar 2017 The new Seawork App is due to launch Plans have been announced for a Seawork App for this year’s Seawork International, due to be debuted this Spring. The Seawork App will enable exhibitors and visitors to keep in touch with product launch and exhibition information, communicate with others in the sector, and receive […]

Naval work for Alewijnse

08 Mar 2017 ‘HNLMS Pelikaan’ at the Parera naval base in Willemstad, Curaçao Netherlands-headquartered global system integrator Alewijnse Marine has signed a contract with the Royal Netherlands Navy for the electrical refit of ‘HNLMS Pelikaan’ (A804), a logistics support vessel designed and built for operations in the Caribbean Sea. The 65.4 metre HNLMS Pelikaan is […]