Archives: June 2013


June 26, 2013 5:43 am Published by Leave your thoughts

DNV Software has introduced new software solution that provides 3D simulation and visualization for marine operations. Applications include lifting and installation of topsides, modules and subsea structure, float-over installation, removal of topsides, and offloading tankers in tandem or side-by-side. Read the rest of this entry »

Dynamic Positioning (DP) Technical Manager

June 19, 2013 2:03 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The Nautical Institute (NI) is seeking a self-motivated maritime training professional to lead a number of key projects in the Dynamic Positioning field.

The post will involve developing and implementing NI training and certification services. This work will be integrated with all aspects of NI activity including membership, accreditation, the development of best practice, publications and other areas of the NI. It will be wholly focused on providing practical solutions with a professional ethos.

The successful candidate will meet the following criteria:

  • NI DP certified, with a minimum of 3.5 years experience on different types of DP vessels.
  • Membership of The Nautical Institute is desirable, as is some management experience.
  • Have a good knowledge of the NI DP scheme and be up to date with industry regulations.
  • Good communication and negotiation skills, computer literacy and proven writing
  • ability. The ability to work with and develop a range of IT applications.
  • Be able to work within a small team as well as independently, in a multi-tasking
  • environment, displaying the highest professional standards.
  • Empathy with people of different nationalities.
  • The capability to keep track of and work on a number of areas at the same time is essential.

The position, expected to be based at NIHQ in London, will entail some European and overseas travel and will involve general promotion of the ethos and values of The Nautical Institute, as is the case for all staff.

This is envisaged to be a full time position and is offered with a salary circa £50,000 per annum depending on qualification and experience

Please apply with your CV and a covering letter to the Chief Executive:

The Nautical Institute, 202 Lambeth Road, London, SE1 7LQ, UK.

Email: Fax: +44 (0) 207 401 2817.

Deadline for applications: 15th August 2013.


June 18, 2013 6:15 am Published by Leave your thoughts

This month AET performed its 10,000th fully serviced lightering operation in the US Gulf . Using its own personnel, equipment and lightering support vessel, AET successfully transferred 547,000 bbls of crude oil from Tankers International LLC’s V.K. Eddie, a VLCC, into one of its own Aframax tankers, Eagle Kinabalu, for SeaRiver Maritime, Inc.

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