Greater tracking reliability and enhanced `decision-making’ data is available for the Fanbeam® laser-based marine positioning system with the launch of new control software from Measurement Devices Ltd (MDL). Read the rest of this entry
Archives: October 2009
Petrobras will be the first company to operate an FPSO in the American portion of the Gulf of Mexico, in the Cascade and Chinook fields. Read the rest of this entry
The vessel “Polar Prince” on charter to Subocean Group has been used recently to plough in and install cables in the windfarm market. Read the rest of this entry
Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks? Or make an old OSV into a cutting edge DP2 vessel?
Afri-Can Marine Minerals Corporation a Canadian company, actively involved in the acquisition, exploration and development of major mineral properties in Namibia has been informed by International Mining and Dredging Holding Ltd. (IMDH) that the contracted diamond sampling vessel MV DP The Explorer has left Cape Town, South Africa, for the port of Walvis Bay in Namibia. Read the rest of this entry
Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) has announced plansto float a global tender of $160 million for six vessels by this month-end, two of which are likely to be DP equipped. Read the rest of this entry
Harvey Bisso Subsea has launched operations to provide subsea services to the energy and maritime industries. The new subsea venture combines the expertise, resources and experience of BISSO MARINE and HARVEY GULF INTERNATIONAL MARINE. Read the rest of this entry
The Kalmar Maritime Academy, a well-established maritime training centre on Sweden’s east coast took delivery of its latest engine room simulator (ERS) from Kongsberg Maritime at the end of September 2009. Read the rest of this entry
MDL has been awarded a Contract by Royal Haskoning, for the DTM Topographical LIDAR Survey of Baku New Port, Azerbaijan. Read the rest of this entry
OGX Petróleo e Gás Participações S.A., the largest Brazilian private sector oil and gas company in terms of offshore exploratory acreage, has announced it has secured, through its subsidiary OGX Petróleo e Gás Ltda, a fifth semi-submersible drilling rig named Ocean Star, to be provided by Diamond Offshore Netherlands B.V.