Archives: November 2009

COMPETENCE IS KEY

November 30, 2009 10:37 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Improving your workforce is important, and knowing the steps to take and the benefits derived are the keys to progress. Greater worker competence, more productive people, fewer risks and fewer injuries, with less downtime. These are the positive changes which drive more efficient projects, and value to clients. They are also the reasons the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) continues to focus on their competence assurance and assessment framework. Read the rest of this entry »

SETTING SAIL… AT LAST!

November 30, 2009 10:23 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The offshore construction/well intervention vessel Sarah is finally set to be delivered at last. Ulstein Group in Norway reports the vessel, which has been alongside at Ulstein Verft since her naming ceremony on July 4th due to financial discussions between shipowner Marine Subsea and their banks is all set for sea. Read the rest of this entry »

INDIA DESIGN

November 30, 2009 8:10 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Ship power system integrator Wärtsilä has signed a ship design contract with Pipavav Shipyard of India for 12 Offshore Supply Vessels (OSVs) to be delivered to ONGC – Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd, which is the largest oil and gas producer in India. The yard is scheduled to begin production of the first seven vessels (artist’s impression pictured) in the first quarter of 2010. Read the rest of this entry »