Archive for the ‘Energy’ Category

GDF SUEZ Global Energy 10th LNG carrier for Damen Shiprepair Brest

GDF SUEZ Global Energy 10th LNG carrier for Damen Shiprepair Brest
Damen Shiprepair Brest (France) received its 10th LNG carrier repair order from GDF SUEZ in-house technical vessel manager Gazocean. The vessel will undergo extensive maintenance works. The 73, 646M3 capacity vessel was delivered under the name of Gaz De France Energy in 2006 at Chantiers de L’Atlantique...
May 20th, 2014 | Energy, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

All-energy opens tomorrow!

All-energy opens tomorrow!
  Ed Davey tours All-Energy 2013 ALL-ENERGY OPENS TOMORROW! Secretary of State for Scotland and Scotland’s Energy Minister The Great Debate COO of Sir Richard Branson’s Carbon War Room In-depth conference sessions on all renewable sources Major exhibition with 450+ exhibitors from 20 countries Aberdeen’s...
May 20th, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Drill ships, Energy, Environment, Exhibitions, Organisations, Supply ships | Read More

ABB wins over $20 million orders in first quarter for offshore vessels

ABB wins over $20 million orders in first  quarter for offshore vessels
ULSTEIN SX165 Advanced power system maximizes operational flexibility and safety for new generation vessels Zurich, Switzerland, May 19, 2014 – ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has  won contracts worth in excess of $20 million to supply electrical power and propulsion systems...
May 19th, 2014 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Shipping Markets: a summer of discontent?

Shipping Markets: a summer of discontent?
John Faraclas As said in our last recapitulation on the shipping markets, there isn’t any sustainability – at least for the time being and with an uncertain world order, not just the geopolitical issues looming in the background,  things can get sour. This is the eighteenth overview of the shipping...
May 16th, 2014 | Breaking News, Charity, Drill ships, EEZ, Energy, Environment, Maritime Accidents, Markets, Military, Obituaries, Politics and Government, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Stock Markets, Underwater Shipping, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

HELMEPA at Posidonia 2014

HELMEPA at Posidonia 2014
HELMEPA’s Chairman Dr. John Coustas HELMEPA is delighted that it will once again be participating at the Posidonia International Shipping Exhibition, to be held between 2 June and 6 June 2014 at the Metropolitan Expo Exhibition Center. The Association this year celebrates its 32nd birthday and...
May 16th, 2014 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment | Read More

Wärtsilä inert gas units with groundbreaking titanium construction selected…

Wärtsilä inert gas units with groundbreaking titanium construction selected…
Wärtsilä inert gas units with groundbreaking titanium construction selected for world’s largest ever spar platform Wärtsilä Corporation, 16 May 2014 at 10.30 am EET – A new spar platform being built for Statoil’s Aasta Hansteen field off the coast of Norway will featureWärtsilä’s...
May 16th, 2014 | Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

ShaMaran lists its first bond issue on Oslo Børs

ShaMaran lists its first bond issue on Oslo Børs
15/05/2014 – The oil company ShaMaran Petroleum listed its first bond issue on Oslo Børs today. Foreign companies are increasingly turning to the Oslo Børs fixed income marketplaces to raise loan capital. ShaMaran Petroleum is a Canadian company that has ownership interests in oil fields...
May 15th, 2014 | Energy, Markets, Oil Industry, Stock Markets | Read More

Major upgrade project underway to boost GAC’s support for Black Sea offshore drilling

Major upgrade project underway to boost GAC’s support for Black Sea offshore drilling
Supply Base Manager Alexander Pavlov (left) discusses planned upgrades to GAC’s Novorossiysk supply base to meet the anticipated needs of Russian oil majors as fields in the Black Sea are developed. Boost for Novorossiysk supply base to meet growing demand Novorossiysk, Russia – 15 May 2014: GAC...
May 15th, 2014 | Drill ships, Energy, Markets, Oil Industry, Supply ships, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Finnlines selects Wärtsilä systems to reduce Baltic Sea environmental impact

Finnlines selects Wärtsilä systems to reduce Baltic Sea environmental impact
Wärtsilä scrubber systems are selected for six modern Ro-Ro vessels of Finnlines. Wärtsilä Corporation,  15 May 2014 at 10 am EET – With new stringent sulphur oxide (SOx) emission regulations due to be enforced from January 2015, Finnlines has ordered Wärtsilä Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems...
May 15th, 2014 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Ship Conversions, Short Sea Shipping, Technical, Technology | Read More

Edward Davey: Greece well-placed to be energy hub in the region

Edward Davey: Greece well-placed to be energy hub in the region
The very active Ed Davey (centre right) seen here during his tour at All-Energy 2013 The United Kingdom’s Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change Ed Davey stresses the need for enhancing energy security during the signing of three new agreements for hydrocarbon exploration, surveying and...
May 14th, 2014 | Energy, Politics and Government | Read More

MLE workshop to explore the dangers of social media

MLE workshop to explore the dangers of social media
Love it or hate it, social media is part of modern life – and in the wrong hands, it can even be dangerous. The use of social media as a business tool and how to avoid the pitfalls will be the subject of a half day workshop due to be held during popular Maritime, Logistics and Energy thematic which...
May 14th, 2014 | Energy, Logistics | Read More

DNV GL concludes risk assessment for methanol carriers with flex fuel engines

DNV GL concludes risk assessment for methanol carriers with flex fuel engines
13 May 2014 – DNV GL has conducted a risk assessment “hazard identification study (HAZID)” on a series of three methanol-fuelled tankers for owner Mitsui O.S.K. Lines and shipyard Minami Nippon Shipbuilding in Japan. As these are the vessels with a flex fuelled low speed diesel engine using...
May 14th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

American and Chinese car battery boom fires up prospects for Canadian company Focus Graphite

American and Chinese car battery boom fires up prospects for Canadian company Focus Graphite
Don Baxter of Focus Graphite. American and Chinese car battery boom fires up prospects for Canadian company Focus Graphite,  By James Brewer Demand is sharpening dramatically for graphite, once known chiefly for being the ‘lead’ in pencils. Green technologies are spurring exciting new applications...
May 13th, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Markets, Mining | Read More

Fathom launch the Ship Efficiency Awards 2014

Fathom launch the Ship Efficiency Awards 2014
LONDON: 12th May, 2014: Fathom, the maritime eco-efficiency specialists, have announced the launch of the inaugural Ship Efficiency Awards, to be held in October alongside Fathom’s annual conference ‘Ship Efficiency: The Event’. These awards will be dedicated to recognising excellence in efficient...
May 12th, 2014 | Awards, Energy, Environment, Technical, Technology | Read More

The latest OSD newsletter

The latest OSD newsletter
Viewers can find herebelow the latest issue of Design Waves, the newsletter of Offshore Ship Designers, which includes an article on a new range of windfarm service operation vessel designs, and a profile of OSD’s ongoing work with Swire Pacific Offshore: Design_Waves_April_2014_web We look forward...
May 8th, 2014 | Energy, Reports, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

Energy International Risk Assessment’s latest…

Energy International Risk Assessment’s latest…
Donna Hatzioannou EIRA’s latest: In this issue EIRA,  continues to document recent  events of major geopolitical importance, motivated  by  antagonisms between superpowers, that hinder  the peaceful and economically beneficial flow of  energy resources from producers to consumers who  desperately...
May 8th, 2014 | Energy, Reports | Read More

Isle of Man Maritime Group announces IFB event plans

Isle of Man Maritime Group announces IFB event plans
The Isle of Man Maritime Group has announced its event plans for the International Festival of Business 2014 (“IFB 2014”), during the Maritime, Logistics and Energy themed week in June. The IFB is a global business event, taking place in the UK, Liverpool throughout June and July, with a target audience...
May 8th, 2014 | Energy, Logistics | Read More

Lessons from Deepwater Horizon

Lessons from Deepwater Horizon
7  May 2014 – A raft of environmental regulation around the world, the increasing cost of remediation and high-profile environmental accidents: these are some of the reasons why risk managers regularly cite environmental liability as one of the emerging risks keeping them awake at night. (source:...
May 7th, 2014 | Energy, Environment, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Pollution | Read More

Exciting day of events from the Bibby Line Group

Exciting day of events from the Bibby Line Group
Liverpool headquartered global company Bibby Line Group is hosting a series of events at this year’s International Festival For Business during the Maritime, Logistics and Energy thematic of the four-week programme. Being held at the Museum of Liverpool on the 12th June, the day includes two industry...
May 6th, 2014 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Logistics | Read More

Protea to unveil all-new Proteus Offshore Crane

Protea to unveil all-new Proteus Offshore Crane
Statoil crane To mark the successful development of the latest Proteus Ram Luffing crane, Protea is holding an open day on Wednesday 14 May 2014 at its industry leading production facility in Kluczbork, Poland. At the event visitors will be able to witness first hand a technical demonstration of a...
May 5th, 2014 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Industry, Technology | Read More

ABS Secures Prestigious FLNG Classification Contract

ABS Secures Prestigious FLNG Classification Contract
Christopher Wiernicki The PETRONAS facility is scheduled to start deepwater operations offshore Sabah, Malaysia, in 2018  5 May 2014 – (Houston) ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the global offshore industry, has been awarded the classification contract from...
May 5th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Energy, LNG, Regulatory | Read More

Shipping and World Markets: How safe your investments are; above all your life!

Shipping and World Markets: How safe your investments are; above all your life!
John N. Faraclas This is the sixteenth overview of the shipping markets and world events by John Faraclas from www.allaboutshipping.co.uk in Singapore the 2 May 2014 The BDI closed up 24 points at 1, 017, which is 50 points up from last Friday’s (25/4) closing of 967. It’s been 18 days that...
May 2nd, 2014 | Academia, Airline Industry, Breaking News, Chartering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Energy, Environment, Fixtures, Health and Safety, HR, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, Military, People and Places, Politics and Government, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Centers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

MacGregor receives subsea crane orders from Malaysia

MacGregor receives subsea crane orders from Malaysia
MacGregor subsea cranes deliver high degree of reliability and performance – MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has signed contracts for four subsea cranes with subsidiaries of a Malaysian shipbuilding, shiprepair and chartering group, Coastal Contracts Bhd. MacGregor 100-tonne SWL active heave-compensated...
May 1st, 2014 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Industry, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

The Board of Oslo Børs approves African Petroleum and Havyard for listing

The Board of Oslo Børs approves African Petroleum and Havyard for listing
30/04/2014 – At its meeting on 30 April 2014, the Board of Directors of Oslo Børs resolved to admit shares in the companies African Petroleum Corporation Limited and Havyard Group ASA to listing. African Petroleum to be listed on Oslo Axess The Board stipulated that the company prior to the...
April 30th, 2014 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Stock Markets, Technology | Read More

Malta Bets On Oil, Gas: Six, Two And Even

Malta Bets On Oil, Gas: Six, Two And Even
An oil rig in the Valletta harbour, Malta, 20 April 2014. The Maltese Islands are located not far from the oil-rich waters of Libya – which holds Africa’s largest proven reserves of sweet oil. NEW EUROPE/KG Malta Bets On Oil, Gas: Six, Two And Even by Kostis Geropoulos (source: NEWEUROPE) VALLETTA,...
April 30th, 2014 | Energy, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs | Read More