Offshore Oil News

Russian danger tanker seized on Humber as 'disastrous' series of safety breaches uncovered

A dangerous Russian oil tanker has been seized on the Humber after alarmed dock workers were so concerned about its safety they alerted the authorities - before it had even docked.The 85-metre (280ft) Tecoil Polaris was heading into Immingham when the alarm was raised.And after the Maritime and Coastguard Agency inspected…

Venezuela crude exports to China slide, may hit almost 8-year low

China's imports of Venezuelan crude oil could sink to their lowest in nearly eight years in July as the Opec producer struggles with shrinking output and mounting logistics issues, according to people familiar with the matter and shipping data.State-controlled PetroChina expects June loadings from Venezuela, mainly the Merey grade…

Hyundai Merchant signs LOIs with 3 firms to build 20 container ships

SEOUL, June 15 (Yonhap) -- Hyundai Merchant Marine Co., South Korea's leading shipping company, has signed letters of intent (LOIs) with the country's three major shipbuilders to build 20 container carriers by mid-2021. At its headquarters in Seoul, Hyundai Merchant signed an LOI with Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. and Samsung Heavy Industries Co.

Husky wants to build Saskatchewan oil pipeline, replace one that leaked in 2016

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. - The company behind the 2016 oil spill that fouled the North Saskatchewan River and threatened the water supply of Prince Albert and other communities wants to build new pipelines to replace the structure that leaked. Husky Energy held an open house Wednesday in Prince Albert to discuss its proposal.

Clashes halt oil loadings at major Libyan ports of Es Sider, Ras Lanuf

BENGHAZI, Libya - The major Libyan oil ports of Ras Lanuf and Es Sider were closed and evacuated on Thursday due to attacks by armed brigades opposed to the powerful eastern commander Khalifa Haftar, causing a production loss of 240,000 barrels per day (bpd).At least one storage tank at Ras Lanuf terminal was set alight, an engineer told Reuters.

NHV signs contract with Dana Petroleum - RH - Rotorhub

NHV Group has received a contract from Dana Petroleum to provide helicopter services to its central and northern North Sea assets, the company announced on 7 June.NHV will operate the H175 aircraft for the contract, which is designed to meet evolving mission needs in the oil and gas industry. To support the project, NHV will add a new H175 to its fleet in Aberdeen.

Aerial Drones Refitted for Rescuing Swimmers

Drones are quickly gaining traction in the marine and offshore industries, primarily for video-recording tasks like inspecting rigs and surveying void spaces. Top drone maker DJI says that they are also moving into the realm of onshore and offshore search and rescue, especially in waterborne SAR operations. On Wednesday…

Irving shipyard workers give 48-hour strike notice after rejecting deal

Halifax Shipyard workers have voted to reject a tentative agreement with Irving Shipbuilding and served a 48-hour strike notice. Unifor Marine Workers Federation Local 1 voted on Wednesday, with 75 percent rejecting the proposed agreement after eight months of negotiations."Obviously our members have been frustrated, and we have seen unacceptable levels of workers being disciplined needlessly…

Sage Grousing: Senators Charge Interior Is Holding Up Conservation Grants

WASHINGTON Democratic senators are demanding to know why the Department of Interior has been delaying the disbursement of grants and cooperative-agreement funding for conservation projects. According to a letter to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, written by Democrats Tammy Duckworth of Illinois and Mazie K. Hirono of Hawaii and signed by 10 colleagues…

HVDC platforms receive new control system

a high voltage direct current (HVDC) link. wind turbines of the offshore wind farm. station. and frequency control. of this new technological solution.

Oil States Adds Darrell E. Hollek to its Board

HOUSTON, June 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oil States International, Inc. (NYSE:OIS) announced today that its Board of Directors elected Darrell E. Hollek as a member of its Board of Directors. Mr. Hollek will serve as a Class III Director with an initial term expiring in May 2019."I'm happy to welcome Darrell to his new role as a Director of Oil States.

The Sunday Essay: how we all colluded in Fortress Europe | Kenan Malik | Opinion

In October 2013, a ship carrying migrants sank off the Italian island of Lampedusa. Some 300 people drowned.It was not the first time that migrants had drowned in the Mediterranean. In fact, at that time it was estimated that in the previous 25 years at least 20,000 people had died trying to reach the shores of Europe. The real figure was most likely much higher.

Boater who died in Lake Pontchartrain accident Thursday was hardworking business owner, father

Clyde Naquin Jr. usually toiled six days a week, getting his hands dirty right next to the 25 staffers who worked for him at Kody Marine Inc., a Harvey tugboat repair company. But on Thursday, Naquin, 54, took a rare day off to enjoy a sail on Lake Pontchartrain.Authorities say his solo pleasure cruise ended in tragedy when…

Why Electric Cars Help The Shale Revolution

A friend of mine recently returned from a trip to Texas and Louisiana, where he met with many contacts and friends in the energy infrastructure sector. In-person discussions and site visits can often leave a more powerful impression than reviewing events from a distance. My friend, an experienced investor, returned with…

Why You Need To Look At This Factor Before Buying Jutal Offshore Oil Services Limited (HKG:3303)

For Jutal Offshore Oil Services Limiteds (SEHK:3303) shareholders, and also potential investors in the stock, understanding how the stocks risk and return characteristics can impact your portfolio is important. Every stock in the market is exposed to market risk, which arises from macroeconomic factors such as economic growth and geo-political tussles just to name a few.

Rocky Mount native graduates from U.S. Naval Academy

Matthew F. Yenney of Rocky Mount successfully completed four years of challenging academic, physical and professional military training, graduating on May 25 from the U.S. Naval Academy with a bachelor’s degree in history and a commission as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps.Yenney is a graduate of Rocky Mount High School.
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Globecomm Appoints J&E Papadopoulos to Strengthen Presence in Greece

Globecomm, one of the leading providers of maritime connectivity services, is pleased to announce the appointment of J&E Papadopoulos as its new representative to the Greece and Cyprus shipping markets.J&E Papadopoulos will provide sales and marketing services locally as well as pre- and post-sales support, installation…

Morning News Call Canadienne - Mai 30

Pour consulter la lettre d'information; cliquez sur le lien: http://share.thomsonreuters.com/assets/newsletters/Morning_News_Call/MNCCA_FR_05302018.pdf PRINCIPAUX INDICATEURS À LAGENDA 0830 Comptes courants (T1) : consensus -18 G$ CA ; précédent -16,35 G$ CA 0830 Prix à la production (données mensuelles avril) : précédent 0…

Seawork International | A platform for all seasons...

Marine South East will be hosting a workshop to introduce the concept of Multi-Use Platforms at Seas, (MUPS), exploring their potential uses and the business opportunities for the supply and value chains.Current potential uses for MUPS include wind, wave and current renewable energy, aquaculture, port facilities and security but there are many more…

Shipping container flotsam off Port | Queensland Country Life

It appears that you are currently using Ad Blocking software. Please consider turning it off to support us. Debris found from lost shipping containers. Debris from shipping containers lost overboard has been washing up at Port Stephens.The debris was found at Jimmys Beach inside Port Stephens, Rocky Point near Anna Bay and Fingal Head…