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Your Subsea News | Attollo secures jack-up rig contracts

Monday, Apr 23, 2018 Attollo Offshore, a leading offshore marine operator, has heralded Q2 by signing multiple multi-million pounds jack-up contracts within the oil & gas and renewable energy sectors.The contracts will see the Aberdeen-based company - renowned for its smarter operations of the assets required for late field life…

New Jersey governor signs drill ban to thwart Trump plan | Ap

POINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J. (AP) On the anniversary of the largest marine oil spill in the petroleum industry, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill Friday prohibiting oil and natural gas drilling in state waters, as well as preventing infrastructure like pipelines that could support drilling in more distant federal…

2 ducklings, 1 duck recovering after April 12 Mississippi River oil spill: U.S. Coast Guard

Two ducklings and one Drake Mallard duck are recovering after a cargo vessel crashed into a pier near the Nashville Wharf on the Mississippi River last week, spilling thousands of gallons of oil into the water, according to a U.S. Coast Guard update Saturday night (April 21).After nine days of cleanup efforts, the Coast Guard said approximately 11…

Drone market prepares for take-off after whirl of patents

A steep rise in patents for drone technology are likely to herald their arrival in many industries beyond deliveries of online parcels - 2018 VenturelliMoreFictional depictions of the 21st century often imagined the skies filled with drones but nearly two decades in, this prediction seems far from reality.Even the worlds mightiest of retailers, Amazon, has only trialled deliveries by drone.

Montara Oil Case, Luhut: No Court, No Problem | Economy & Business

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Coordinating Minister for Marine Affairs, Luhut Binsar Panjaitan, revealed the government's plan regarding the case of Montara oil spill in the Timor Sea."We want to finish it nicely, without a trial it is no problem," he said after dinner in Metropolitan, Washington DC, on Friday night April 20.On May 3…

Why City Slickers Should Consider This Classic Rain Gear

FOR TOO LONG, the yellow rain slicker has been neglected at the bottom of the steamer trunk of classic outdoor gear. A heritage style made of rubberized cloth and often worn for maritime work, the jacket has been passed over in fashion circles in favor of trenches and sportier Windbreakers. But the slicker is back, and in streamlined versions that can be worn as coolly in the city as at sea.

Semco Maritime Generated Positive Operating Results In

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.April 20, 2018Photo: Semco MaritimeSemco Maritime’s revenue shrunk to DKK 1,408 million in 2017 against DKK 1,598 million in 2016 as the offshore services provider observed continued price pressure and market hesitancy amid postponed projects and growing competition across its business areas.“Even though oil and gas prices increased during the year…

City Sues Ship Owners Over Oil Spill

Share this article:The city of Los Angeles Friday sued the owners and other parties associated with the 577-foot cargo ship Istra Ace, in which faulty piping allegedly caused an oil spill in the Port of Los Angeles in 2016 that covered more than 70 acres and took 23 days to clean up.The Los Angeles Superior Court lawsuit names as defendants Istra Maritime Ltd…

Correction: Great Lakes-Coolant Spill-The Latest story | National

MACKINAW CITY, Mich. (AP) In a story April 17 about a leak of insulation fluid from electric cables in the channel that connects Lake Huron and Lake Michigan, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the fluid contained benzene. The fluid contained a benzene compound, which is different from benzene.A corrected version…

Spring storm moves east after blanketing central US in snow - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weathe

By JEFF BAENEN and RICK CALLAHANAssociated PressMINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota residents slogged through a mid-April storm Sunday that dumped 2 feet (half a meter) of snow on parts of the Upper Midwest, coated roads with ice and battered areas farther south with powerful winds and tornadoes before plowing toward the Northeast…

Michigan sues company over Great Lakes power cable damage | Illinois News

LANSING, Mich. (AP) Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has sued the company he says damaged electric cables and oil pipelines in a Great Lakes channel by dragging a tugboat anchor across them.The lawsuit was filed Thursday in Ingham County Circuit Court against VanEnkevort Tug & Barge Inc. of Escanaba, Michigan.Two cables were damaged April 1 and released about 600 gallons (2…

Oil & Gas Vessel Decommissioning Market Opportunities to Fuel the Expansion 2023

Albany, NY — 04/20/2018 — Ship decommissioning usually occurs some years after the ship has been commissioned and is a means by which a vessel that has become too old or too obsolete can be retired from the operating fleet. Decommissioning of a vessel may also occur for safety reasons (such a ship's nuclear reactor and associated parts reaching the end of their service life)…

Shipping co seeks HC help for sailors marooned off UAE port | Mumbai News

MUMBAI: An SOS has been sent to Bombay high court seeking orders to the Union government to ensure repatriation of 19 Indian sailors who are marooned on a merchant ship off Fujairah Port in the United Arab Emirates. A petition was filed on behalf of the crew by Darya Shipping, which has been appointed to man the vessel…

Energy Voice | Ministers under fire after North Sea bulletin axed

The Scottish Government was accused of actively disowning the North Sea industry last night after it emerged its oil and gas analytical bulletin had been officially dumped.Labours energy spokesman Lewis Macdonald branded it a disgraceful decision quietly taken by SNP ministers to avoid a political humiliation.But a spokesman…