December 21, 2014 11:01 pm
Thank you one and all for your continued support of the International Dynamic Positioning Operators Association (IDPOA).
We hope you have a very safe and merry Christmas, and prosperous new year.
Looking forward to being back with the best news, views and insight into DP in January.
December 19, 2014 5:16 am
Mermaid Maritime Public Company Limited has announced that it has officially marked the start of its new vessel / rig construction by participating in a steel cutting ceremony for its performance class tender rig ‘MTR-3’ and DP2 multipurpose subsea dive support and construction vessel ‘Mermaid Ausana’. Read the rest of this entry
December 18, 2014 5:14 am
Earlier this year, Seacor Marine took delivery the 10,800 hp Fast Supply Vessel Alex F. McCall from Gulf Craft, Inc., Franklin, LA. Read the rest of this entry
December 17, 2014 5:12 am
Japan’s ClassNK and the United States Maritime Resource Centre (USMRC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) which outlines the framework for “future technical cooperation” on research projects and maritime activities.
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December 16, 2014 5:09 am
Undersea communication specialist Nautronix has seen turnover jump by 15 per cent year on year in the 12 months to June 30, but noted that a £2.4 million inter-company write-off dragged down profit for the period. Read the rest of this entry
December 15, 2014 5:07 am
Rolls-Royce says in ‘ship intelligence’ as ships are set to become more complex and will require high levels of data analysis to operate on-board systems to manage propulsion, navigation and potentially lead to autonomous vessels. Read the rest of this entry
December 12, 2014 5:55 am
Kongsberg Maritime has announced that its latest bathymetric image competition starts today, December 1st 2014 and will run through to March 1st 2015. All Kongsberg Maritime bathymetric echosounder system users are invited to find out more and upload their images at http://kongsberg.webprosjekt.com/contest/ Read the rest of this entry
December 11, 2014 5:52 am
The 2nd annual Asian Dynamic Positioning conference has been announced. This is billed as the only event that explores the most effective ways to deliver vessel assurance and raise personnel competence through in-depth market trends knowledge, the use of complex DP technology and development of company’s policies and procedures. Read the rest of this entry
December 10, 2014 5:49 am
Teekay Offshore GP LLC., the general partner of Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. (Teekay Offshore or the Partnership) (NYSE:TOO), has announced it has agreed to issue 6.70 million common units to a group of institutional investors for proceeds of approximately $175.0 million (excluding the Partnership’s general partner’s proportionate capital contribution). Read the rest of this entry
December 9, 2014 5:47 am
GE Marine announced that Harvey Gulf has chosen GEs breakthrough Tier 4 compliant marine diesel engines for its latest vessel and introduced new software- based navigational solutions. Read the rest of this entry