Archive for the ‘Gas’ Category

DNV GL applies data analytics techniques to reduce downtime

DNV GL applies data analytics techniques to reduce downtime
Kjell Einar Eriksson Opportunities for digitalization are currently being embraced by the oil and gas sector. However, there are few practical use cases of it yet. Lundin Norway and DNV GL have developed the first step in a solution for predicting unplanned shutdowns of Lundin Norway’s Edvard Grieg...
August 18th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Gas, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Oil Industry, Technical, Technology | Read More

Diversity drives first-half growth at Marseille Fos

Diversity drives first-half growth at Marseille Fos
View of the Marseilles port passenger terminal Despite a dip in oil volumes, first-half cargo throughput at Marseille Fos rose 2% on January-June last year at 39.9 million tonnes, driven by growth in all three general cargo sectors – containers, ro-ro and conventional traffic.  Meanwhile passenger...
August 7th, 2017 | Automobiles, Car trade, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Gas, LNG, Markets, News, Ports & Terminals, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Falling BDI, turbulent Geopolitics leads to Armageddon

Falling BDI, turbulent Geopolitics leads to Armageddon
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell two points and now reads 820; the entire Geopolitical spectrum leads with mathematical accurancy to a modern and ultra-destructive Armageddon. John Faraclas’ daily report: With minimal and controlled losses the BDI now reads 820 points – a crucial point...
July 10th, 2017 | Associations, Breaking News, Bribery and Corruption, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, European Union, Gas, Immigration, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Organisations, Religion, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Basic Equity Participation Agreement Made on FPSO Owning and Chartering Business for Oil and Gas Field, offshore Ghana

Basic Equity Participation Agreement Made on FPSO Owning and Chartering Business for Oil and Gas Field, offshore Ghana
… Four companies (hereinafter the “four partners”), namely, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (head office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President & CEO: Eizo Murakami; hereinafter “’K’ Line”), Sumitomo Corporation (head office: Chuo-ku, Tokyo; President & CEO: Kuniharu Nakamura), JGC Corporation...
July 4th, 2017 | Gas, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs | Read More

Thuraya IP M2M Service launched to connect the Internet of Remote Things

Thuraya IP M2M Service launched to connect the Internet of Remote Things
… The new service enables applications in utilities, logistics, oil and gas, and renewable energy DUBAI, UAE, 21 June, 2017 – Thuraya Telecommunications Company today announced the launch of the Thuraya IP M2M Service to support high volume, high throughput machine-to-machine (M2M) applications....
June 21st, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Environment, Gas, IT and Communications, Logistics, Oil Industry | Read More

Industry project on standardizing subsea processing boosts up to Phase 2

Industry project on standardizing subsea processing boosts up to Phase 2
Kristin Nergaard Berg Subsea processing offers great potential for the oil and gas sector, but is also a relatively young field of technology, causing costly and inefficient tailor-made solutions. The DNV GL-led joint industry project (JIP) on standardizing subsea processing aims to reduce cost in a...
June 19th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Energy, Gas, Markets, Oil Industry, Underwater Shipping | Read More

MAN Diesel & Turbo Signs Cooperation Agreement with MM-Offshore

MAN Diesel & Turbo Signs Cooperation Agreement with MM-Offshore
Pictured at the signing ceremony at Nor-Shipping (from left): Jan Hamann – President MM Offshore; Helge Schmale – General Manager MM-Offshore; Jens Ring Nielsen – SeniorManager Propeller and Aft Ship, MAN Diesel & Turbo; and Poul Knudsgaard – Vice Presidentand Head of Propeller and Aftship,...
June 6th, 2017 | Events, Exhibitions, Gas, Gas Carriers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL and CMIH ink agreement to cooperate in shipbuilding

DNV GL and CMIH ink agreement to cooperate in shipbuilding
(front – from left to right) Gui Ming Zhu, Deputy General Manager of CMIH and Director of Yiu Lian Dockyards (Shekou) Limited, and Torgeir Sterri, Regional Manager Greater China at DNV GL – Maritime, signed a strategic cooperation agreement at Nor-Shipping this week. Oslo, 2 June 2017: At Nor-Shipping...
June 2nd, 2017 | Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Gas, Gas Carriers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä to contribute to the reliable operations of Maran Gas Maritime TFDE LNG carrier fleet

Wärtsilä to contribute to the reliable operations of Maran Gas Maritime TFDE LNG carrier fleet
The technically advanced LNG installations require professional maintenance to ensure operational reliability. Wärtsilä will provide maintenance to Maran Gas Maritime’s 21 TFDE LNG carriers The technology group Wärtsilä and Maran Gas Maritime (MGM), both key players in worldwide LNG transportation,...
June 1st, 2017 | Gas, Gas Carriers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

General cargo leads Marseille Fos Q1 results

General cargo leads Marseille Fos Q1 results
Marseilles passenger terminal – picture credits Anny Zade First-quarter cargo throughput at leading French port Marseille Fos was marked by strong growth in general cargo – container, ro-ro and conventional traffic – which totalled 4.98 million tonnes for an 11% increase on January-March last...
May 12th, 2017 | Automobiles, Automobiles, Car trade, Coastal Shipping, Container shipping, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Gas, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, LPG, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Oil Industry, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Reports, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón participates in the 1st Iberoamerican Offshore Congress

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón participates in the 1st Iberoamerican Offshore Congress
Capt. Antonio M. Padrón delivering his paper Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, IMO Maritime Ambassador and Maritime Authority of Tenerife, participated in the “1st Iberoamerican Offshore Congress” held in Venezuela The Congress was organized by the CONSORCIO COSTA AFUERA, under the slogan “Towards...
May 6th, 2017 | Academia, Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Gas, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Shiprepair | Read More

5 days to go – IMCA takes action as countdown to deadline for submission on the Jones Act changes draws close

5 days to go – IMCA takes action as countdown to deadline for submission on the Jones Act changes draws close
Myth: Improved U.S. Jobs Market The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is selecting a key fact a day on the countdown to the April 18, 2017 U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) comment submission deadline, to highlight the potential risks if CBP revokes 40 years of precedent as reflected...
April 13th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Gas, Jobs, Oil Industry | Read More

IMCA takes action as countdown to deadline for submission on the Jones Act changes draws close – 6 days to go –

Myth: Economic Investment The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is selecting a key fact a day on the countdown to the April 18, 2017 U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) comment submission deadline, to highlight the potential risks if CBP revokes 40 years of precedent as reflected...
April 12th, 2017 | Gas, Markets, Oil Industry | Read More

FUGRO boosts specialist oil and gas services in Guyana

FUGRO boosts specialist oil and gas services in Guyana
Charles Ceres from Ground Structures Engineering Consultants Ltd.(left) with Brian Hottman from Fugro Fugro is to boost its marine site characterisation services for the oil and gas industry in the Republic of Guyana with a new strategic alliance with Ground Structures Engineering Consultants Ltd. The...
March 29th, 2017 | Gas, Oil Industry | Read More

ODEBRECHT OIL & GAS accompanied by managers of ALFASHIP, its Agents in Tenerife visit Capt. Antonio M. Padrón

ODEBRECHT OIL & GAS accompanied by managers of ALFASHIP, its Agents in Tenerife visit Capt. Antonio M. Padrón
Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife, received the visit of representatives of ODEBRECHT OIL & GAS accompanied by managers of ALFASHIP, its Agents in Tenerife Capt. Antonio M. Padrón (third from the right) with representatives...
March 26th, 2017 | Associations, Gas, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Shiprepair | 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

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

InterDam – Leading the Field in Fire and Blast Resistant Panels for Offshore

InterDam – Leading the Field in Fire and Blast Resistant Panels for Offshore
Fire and blast testing at 0.25 bar over-pressure InterDam, supplier of fire and blast doors, walls and windows to the offshore Oil & Gas and Renewable sectors, is in the final stages of testing a new pre-fabricated fire and blast resistant panel. Called the Generation V, this new product comes...
January 23rd, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Gas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Industry | 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

1 year HAEE: 2016 review

1 year HAEE: 2016 review
Professor Dr. Kostas Andriosopoulos Since its inception in March 2015, the Hellenic Association for Energy Economics (www.HAEE.gr) acts as an interdisciplinary forum / think tank that promotes the exchange of ideas, research results and experiences among academics, professionals, business executives...
December 30th, 2016 | Associations, Energy, Gas, LNG, LPG, Markets, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Reports, Tankers | Read More

What lies ahead in a gas-fuelled future?

What lies ahead in a gas-fuelled future?
#WartsilaKnowsGas #GasBassador Timo Koponen talks gas & a multi fuel future Timo Koponen, VP Gas Solutions at Wärtsilä, shares his outlook for...
October 20th, 2016 | Associations, Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Gas, LNG | Read More

BDI falls amid the beginning of world’s worst economic crash

BDI falls amid the beginning of world’s worst economic crash
John Faraclas It comes to no surprise here as well as to our faithful international readership today’s Capers fall of 136 points since yesterday bringing the BDI down to 885 points – that’s down 21 points; in the geopolitical front pre-emptive testing of nerves between the superpowers and their...
October 13th, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Gas, LNG, Markets, News, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The Markets are down; the geopolitics will bring us down too…

The Markets are down; the geopolitics will bring us down too…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 16 points today and now stands at 906 – just six points above the 900 points threshold when everybody was expecting to see the 1,000 points barrier conquered; …hard luck… The Geopolitics continue to produce havoc and soon War!  We advise you to read...
October 12th, 2016 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Gas, LNG, Markets, Military, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

HFW Briefing: Everything that floats – regulations clear?

HFW Briefing: Everything that floats – regulations clear?
Everything that floats – regulations clear? An international convention authority and courts on both sides of the Atlantic have recently attempted to clarify the question of whether floating offshore...
October 10th, 2016 | Gas, Legal, Markets, Oil Industry, Reports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  07-Oct-2016 PORT READINESS CONDITION YANKEE SET AS PORTS BRACE FOR HURRICANE MATTHEW Savannah & Brunswick, Georgia, USA OIL & GAS WORKERS’ STRIKE AVOIDED Norway EXTREMELY DANGEROUS HURRICANE MATTHEW MOVING CLOSER TO FLORIDA EAST COAST Florida, USA Port Readiness Condition...
October 7th, 2016 | Energy, Gas, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes, Weather | Read More