Archive for the ‘Oceanology’ Category

NAMEPA, Tall Ships America Sign MOU to Advance Maritime Education

NAMEPA, Tall Ships America Sign MOU to Advance Maritime Education
Bert Rogers, Executive Director, TSA; Michael J. Rauworth, President and Board Chairman, TSA; Carleen Lyden-Kluss, Co-Founder/Executive Director, NAMPEA; Joe Hughes, Chairman of the Board, NAMEPA Organizations’ focus on nautical sciences, seafaring skills and the importance of protecting the marine...
March 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

FUGRO hunts for more hydrocarbon seeps in US Gulf of Mexico

FUGRO hunts for more hydrocarbon seeps in US Gulf of Mexico
… In collaboration with multi-client geoscience data company, TGS, Fugro continues to map the seafloor in the Gulf of Mexico to pull together a complete picture of geological features, including hydrocarbon seeps. This latest survey, “Otos”, follows the successful completion of another TGS...
March 17th, 2017 | Energy, Gas, Markets, Oceanology, Oil Industry, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Ocean Business 2017 show previews are hitting the streets…

Ocean Business 2017 show previews are hitting the streets…
Ocean Business 2017 show previews are hitting the streets – find out why it’s not to be missed! Over 10,000 copies of the Ocean Business 2017 show preview brochures are hitting the streets! Grab your copy to see the full line up of 340+ international exhibitors,...
March 15th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Oceanology, Technical, Technology | Read More

A vital link: FUGRO surveys Viking Link

A vital link: FUGRO surveys Viking Link
The “Fugro Discovery” Fugro completes a seabed survey for the Viking Link one of the longest DC electricity interconnectors that will link the UK and Danish electricity supplies. The Viking Link, a joint venture between the UK’s National Grid and Denmark’s Energinet, is a proposed 1,400-megawatt...
March 9th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology | Read More

New Subsea 7 heavy construction vessel built to LR class

New Subsea 7 heavy construction vessel built to LR class
The “Seven Arctic” 28 February 2017 – Subsea 7’s newest heavy construction flexlay vessel, Seven Arctic, has been designed and built to Lloyd’s Register (LR) class. Designed to meet the demands of deepwater and harsh environments, she can work at depths of 3,000m and features three...
February 28th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Energy, Oceanology, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Rivertrace presents new product at the OTC exhibition

Rivertrace presents new product at the OTC exhibition
Smart PFM 107 Oil-in-Water Monitor UK-based Rivertrace will be show casing its new Smart PFM 107 Oil-in-Water Monitor, at booth 501 of the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) from 1-4 May 2017 in Houston, Texas. Currently undergoing sea trials in the Norwegian North Sea Sector, the monitor measures...
February 27th, 2017 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Technical, Technology | Read More

Vestdavit mission accomplished on Ramform safety

Vestdavit mission accomplished on Ramform safety
… Seatrials are underway in Japan involving Ramform Hyperion, the last of four ships built to the seismic sector’s all-time highest specifications, completing a project that shows the way distinctive design also demands innovation from the equipment keeping ships safely in service. Reckoned to...
February 26th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Saab Seaeye investing in engineers

Saab Seaeye investing in engineers
Engineers at Saab Seaeye continue to create pioneering electric robotic systems for a widevariety of tasks across many different market sectors. Here, the company’s smallest vehicle is seen undertaking scientific research into the ocean’s ecosystems at depths of 1000m. Larger systems can operate...
February 24th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Gas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Oceanology, Oil Industry | Read More

UK subsea tech experts reach semi-finals in global XPRIZE competition…

UK subsea tech experts reach semi-finals in global XPRIZE competition…
Team Tao, the UK semi-finalists in The Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE Challenge at their team headquarters within the National Centre for Subsea and Offshore Engineering in Newcastle. From left to right: Nick Ridley, Project Manager & Technical Advisor, Jeff Neasham, Sonar Expert & Developer, Chris...
February 21st, 2017 | Environment, Oceanology, Sports, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Saab Seaeye – Falcon modern icon

Saab Seaeye – Falcon modern icon
The world’s most successful underwater electric robotic vehicle of its class now boosted withthe highly advanced iCON behaviour-based intelligent control architecture. On permanent display at the Offshore Experience Exhibition in Rotterdam is the most successful underwater robotic vehicle of its class...
February 20th, 2017 | Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology | Read More

FUGRO announces partnership with Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE

FUGRO announces partnership with Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE
Fugro will use its deepwater survey expertise to support the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE with high resolution bathymetry data of the competition area. Fugro today announced a partnership with the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE to support first round testing of the global, three-year competition, which...
February 17th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
15-Feb-2017 GROWING NUMBER OF VESSELS RECEIVE ENVIRONMENTAL DISCOUNT Gothenburg, Sweden Growing number of vessels receive environmental discount Wednesday, February 15, 2017, Gothenburg, Sweden Last year, one in three ships at the Port of Gothenburg received an environmental...
February 15th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

IMO Secretary-General visits Antarctica

IMO Secretary-General visits Antarctica
from the Secretary-General’s visit in Antarctica 14/02/2017  IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim experienced polar conditions at first hand during a recent visit to Antarctica (8-12 February). Shipping in waters surrounding the two poles has increased in recent years. IMO’s Polar Code entered...
February 14th, 2017 | Climate, EEZ, Emissions, Environment, Events, IMO, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Organisations, People and Places, Pollution | Read More

Arctic Economic Council holds meeting in Russia for the first time, supported by Sovcomflot

Arctic Economic Council holds meeting in Russia for the first time, supported by Sovcomflot
left to right: three AEC Executive Committee members during the Q&A session with the media: Evgeny Ambrosov (Senior Executive Vice-President and COO of Sovcomflot); Tara Sweeney (Chair of the Arctic Economic Council and the Executive Vice President for Arctic Slope Regional Corporation (Alaska, the...
February 9th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Oceanology | Read More

Evergreen Recognized for Protecting Blue Whales and Blue Skies

Evergreen Recognized for Protecting Blue Whales and Blue Skies
February 06, 2016 – Evergreen Line has received recognition for its excellent performance in a voluntary environmental and ecological protection program, which started on July 1 last year and ended on November 15.  The initiative was aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions of vessels and avoiding...
February 7th, 2017 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Liner Shipping and Trade, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Arctic Commitment Signatories demand Arctic Shipping Clean Up

Arctic Commitment Signatories demand Arctic Shipping Clean Up
Hallstein Havåg of Bellona speaking at the event today Tromsø, January 25, 2017: – A world-leading expedition cruise ship operator today joined international environmental organisations to spearhead the protection of Arctic communities and ecosystems from risks posed by the use of marine heavy...
January 25th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Seabed geosolutions mobilises for OBN survey in West Africa

Seabed geosolutions mobilises for OBN survey in West Africa
Seabed Geosolutions has been awarded a 4D baseline ocean bottom node project in West Africa, with a duration of six-weeks. The crew is currently in the mobilisation phase of the project, which will support the optimisation of the recovery rate during the development and production phases of oil and gas...
January 20th, 2017 | Energy, Gas, Markets, Oceanology | Read More

Alfa Laval PureBallast now has U.S. Coast Guard type approval

Alfa Laval PureBallast now has U.S. Coast Guard type approval
On 23 December, Alfa Laval received U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) type approval for the third generation of its ballast water treatment system, PureBallast. The approval allows ship owners who deballast in United States waters to make a confident choice of treatment technology. The USCG based its type approval...
December 27th, 2016 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

Sea Trophy, a more than an interesting concept!

Sea Trophy, a more than an interesting concept!
There is a World to win…! Viewers can read the latest from Van Heck Engineering and be kept updated on their Sea Trophy, green and easy oil recovery. Attached is the respective brochure* showing the specifications and applications of the Sea Trophy. The company’s technical knowhow is bundled...
December 13th, 2016 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä and CSSC sign manufacturing license agreement for BWMS

Wärtsilä and CSSC sign manufacturing license agreement for BWMS
The new manufacturing license agreement for Ballast Water Management Systems was signed by Dr Joe Thomas, Director, Ballast Water Management Systems, Wärtsilä Marine Solutions and Mr Zou Xiubin, Director, Jiujiang Precision Measuring Technology Research Institute. Wärtsilä and CSSC sign manufacturing...
December 13th, 2016 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Pollution, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

On the wave 2016 – The Ballast Water Management Convention

On the wave 2016 – The Ballast Water Management Convention
The following article on the Ballast Water Management Convention comes from Studio Legale Garbarino Vergani   and at the end viewers can log on and read same in French and Italian: 1.What is Ballast Water Management (“BWM”) Convention? The BWM Convention is an IMO international Convention for the...
November 26th, 2016 | Environment, Legal, Oceanology, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

All aboard the IMO kids’ zone

All aboard the IMO kids’ zone
21/11/2016  – A new kid-friendly website has arrived at IMO! http://kids.imo.org/ includes a specially- commissioned animation showing how IMO works to protect the marine environment and the atmosphere. By clicking on the colourful links, young people can learn more about IMO’s work. Topics...
November 21st, 2016 | Environment, IMO, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Clean Arctic Alliance Response to Cruise Operators’ support of Arctic Heavy Fuel Oil Ban

Clean Arctic Alliance Response to Cruise Operators’ support of Arctic Heavy Fuel Oil Ban
Thursday, 17 November, 2016: Responding to reports that the Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators (AECO) had reconfirmed its support of a ban on heavy fuel oil (HFO) from Arctic shipping during its annual general meeting [1], Clean Arctic Alliance advisor Dr Sian Prior said: “The Clean...
November 17th, 2016 | Arctic Shipping, Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Τhe Paris Climate Agreement enters into force today

Τhe Paris Climate Agreement enters into force today
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the podium delivering bhis speech Today, 4 November 2016, marks an important milestone for our planet’s future, as the Paris Agreement to address climate change enters into force. To date, 73 countries and the European Union, representing more than 55% of global...
November 4th, 2016 | Associations, Climate, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Liberia leads drive to ensure effective implementation of BWMC

Liberia leads drive to ensure effective implementation of BWMC
David Pascoe Liberia is leading a move to amend the Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC) which will allow certain ships additional time beyond 2020 in order to ensure that adequate new ballast water management (BWM) systems are commercially available, along with the necessary dockyard space for...
October 31st, 2016 | Environment, Flags, IMO, News, Oceanology, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More