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Fire breaks out in oil tanker off Kandla port | Rajkot News

Rajkot: A massive fire broke out in an oil tanker anchored around 15 nautical miles off Deendayal Port Kandla on Wednesday. The fire broke out in oil tanker MT Genessa, the 183 meter long vessel which is carrying around 30,000 tonnes of high-speed diesel. Sources in Coast Guard, which swung into action, said that 26 crew…

A Mixed Quarter For Schlumberger - Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB)

Schlumberger CEO Paal KibsgaardSchlumberger (SLB) delivered solid Q4 results Friday. The company beat on revenue and eps. The stock ended up slightly on the news, in line with broader markets. Below is my takeaway on the quarter.North America Was Not As Strong As ExpectedNorth America land drilling has been the white-hot sector of the oil services industry.

Can Hobbits Swim? 'Mordor Under the Sea' Found Off Australia

January 19, 2018 01:51pm ETResearchers discovered 26 underwater volcanoes that date to 35 million years ago near Australia. Original ImageCredit: P. Reynolds, S. Holford, N. Schofield, and A. Today in news best suited for sneaky little Hobbitses and Shire-folk, scientists unveiled a map of a faraway volcanic realm that has a distinct look of Mordor about it.

Oil to be removed from Manolis L shipwreck this summer

GANDER, NL – The Canadian Coast Guard will be seeking proposals from marine salvage companies for bulk oil removal from the Manolis L. in the coming months.Coast of Bays–Central–Notre Dame MP Scott Simms made the announcement today, Jan. 17, in Gander, on behalf of the federal government.The Manolis L. sank in January 1985…
An old DOT-111 oil tanker parked on a section of the Saratoga and North Creek rail line in the Adirondacks.  (Courtesy Brendan Wiltse)

Schumer joins calls to stop Adirondack rail car storage

Image 1 of 3An old DOT-111 oil tanker parked on a section of the Saratoga and North Creek rail line in the Adirondacks. (Courtesy Brendan Wiltse)An old DOT-111 oil tanker parked on a section of the Saratoga and North Creek rail line in the Adirondacks. (Courtesy Brendan Wiltse)Image 2 of 3Some oil tankers parked near the…

China says sunken Iranian tanker may now be leaking heavy oil | Article [AMP] | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - A sunken Iranian oil tanker may be leaking heavy bunker fuel as well as light oil off the east coast of China and the best remedy was to recover the vessel, officials said on Friday. It was unclear how much bunker fuel was left aboard the tanker when it sank on Sunday after being ablaze for days but experts estimated it may have been carrying about 1…

Officials: Navy enacting changes in wake of deadly crashes

WASHINGTON Two top Navy officials told lawmakers on Thursday that a plan is underway to ensure safer conditions for sailors, following a series of deadly accidents at sea last year. The comments, which were made before a joint hearing of two House Armed Services Committee subpanels, come in the wake of two extensive Navy reviews of deadly warship crashes and mishaps last summer.

Tanker Operator Drysdale to replace Cassels at OCIMF

He will replace BP’s Capt Andrew Cassels, who has served as director for three years. The handover will take place at ExCom 81 in June of this year. Drysdale was seconded to OCIMF from International Marine Transportation Limited (IMT) in May, 2016 as senior technical advisor. Since then he has remained on secondment and…

China says sunken Iranian tanker may be leaking bunker fuel

In a statement issued late on Thursday, the SOA said several previously unreported slicks were spotted by planes, vessels and satellites near the disaster site. The SOA said one, seen 2.5 kilometres (km) east of the wreck site around 0600 local time on Thursday, may indicate leakage of extremely toxic bunker fuel, the heavy…

What Liberian President-elect George Weah must do

byRobtel Neajai PaileyRobtel Neajai Pailey is a Liberian academic, activist and author of the anti-corruption children's book, Gbagba. bySilas Kpanan'Ayoung SiakorSiakor is a Liberian environmental and human rights activist who was awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize in 2006.When footballer-turned-politician George Weah is inaugurated on January 22 as Liberia's 25th president…

Jim Buchanan is recognized by Continental Who's Who

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Jan. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Jim Buchanan is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Lifetime Member in the field of Law in recognition of his role as Founding Partner at Welder Leshin LLP.Dedicated to offering quality legal services at the fraction of the cost, Welder Leshin LLP has served the Corpus Christi, Texas area for the past twenty five years.

Your Subsea News | ExxonMobil and MagnaBond to collaborate on well integrity evaluation technologies

ExxonMobil and MagnaBond to collaborate on well integrity evaluation technologies New technologies designed to address well decommissioning activitiesFocus on developing through-tubing cement evaluation and casing imaging toolExpected to provide a cost-effective alternative for inspecting and verifying cement integrityExxonMobil…
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Is China Helping North Korea? U.S. Intelligence Takes Pictures of Chinese Ships Giving 'illicit Carg

At least six Chinese ships covertly engaged in trade with North Korea in violation of sanctions imposed by the United Nations, according to satellite photographs and other intelligence gathered by U.S. officials, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. The ships reportedly turned off their tracking devices prior to entering North Korean ports, traded what U.S.
Automated Next Generation Deep-Sea Services Report: Smart ROV's Create a Blue Ocean Market

Smart ROV’s Create a Blue Ocean Market – Military Aerospace and Defense, Military Unmanned Systems

The new Military Aerospace and Defense Report has been published today. It provides updated in 2018 year analysis of Military Aerospace and Defense industries.Automated Next Generation Deep-Sea Services Report: Smart ROV's Create a Blue Ocean MarketThe Automated Next Generation Deep-Sea Services Report: Smart ROV's Create a Blue Ocean Market Report has been published.

China planning to send robot sub to sunken ship

China is preparing to send a robot submarine possibly followed by divers to explore and plug holes in a sunken Iranian oil tanker whose 32 crew members are all believed to have died, the Transport Ministry said Wednesday. No timeline was given from the deployment, although the Shanghai Maritime Search and Rescue Centre…

Iranian oil tanker wreck produces two slicks in East China Sea: China | Article [AMP] | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - An Iranian oil tanker that sank in the East China Sea has left two oil slicks covering a combined 109 square km (42 square miles), the Chinese government said late on Tuesday, as maritime police scour for damage and prepare to explore the wreck. Satellite imaging showed a slick of 69 square km (26.6 square miles) and a second 40 square km (15.4 square miles) slick…

Iranian Oil Tanker Wreck Produces 2 Slicks in East China Sea

BEIJING  An Iranian oil tanker that sank in the East China Sea has left two oil slicks covering a combined 109 square kilometers (42 square miles), the Chinese government said late Tuesday, as maritime police scoured the area for damage.Satellite imaging showed a slick of 69 square kilometers (26.6 square miles) and a second 40-square-kilometer (15.4-square-mile) slick…

1 crew member dies in oil tanker fire off Gujarat coast

An injured crew member of the oil tanker that caught fire on Wednesday evening died on Thursday even as efforts were on bring the blaze on the ship under control off Gujarat’s Kandla port.A massive fire broke out in the MT Genessa anchored around 14 nautical miles off Deendayal Port Kandla on Wednesday and all the 26 crew members were rescued.

Trumps Offshore Oil Plan Will Struggle to Lure Rigs From Guyana

The world’s hottest offshore prospect for oil companies is off the coast of Guyana, where a string of major discoveries has drawn hundreds of millions of dollars in a quest for crude.The Trump administration is hoping to lure some of that investment to the U.S. with a proposal to sell leases in almost every inch of the nation’s outer continental shelf -- including territory hugging the U.S.

Japan sees little chance of oil slick from sunk tanker reaching its coast

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan sees little chance of the oil spill from a stricken Iranian tanker that sank on Sunday in the East China Sea reaching its shores, an official at the nation’s environment ministry said on Tuesday. (Graphic: Burning Iranian tanker drifts to Japan - tmsnrt.rs/2DqMwH7) The large tanker Sanchi (IMO:9356608)…