Sevan Marine to Investigate Petrobras Corruption Claims

Sevan Marine's Piranema Spirit, currently under an 11+5 year charter with Petrobras.

The Oslo-listed offshore drilling company Sevan Marine ASA has launched an investigation following reports ...

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Russia Wants to Ban Foreign-Flagged Ships from Its Arctic

Russia Wants to Ban Foreign-Flagged Vessels from Its Arctic1

Russia’s Transport Ministry is considering a new bill that would considerably restrict shipping operations ...

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Harvey Gulf Moves into Shipbuilding

Harvey Gulf Moves into Shipbulding

New Orleans-based Harvey Gulf International Marine (HGIM) is entering shipbuilding business via a new affiliate ...

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Three Workers Evacuated from Pemex Rig, Fire Contained

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Three workers have been evacuated from a Pemex-run oil rig in the southern part of the Gulf of Mexico following ...

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Nautilus Applauds Progress on Seafarer Rights

Nautilus Applauds Progress on Seafarers Rights

International maritime union Nautilus has welcomed news that the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has ...

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Update: Polar Pioneer Departs Seattle, 24 Detained

Polar Pioneer Departs Seattle, 24 Detained

Twenty-four ShellNo activists were detained while trying to block Shell’s drilling rig Polar Pioneer from ...

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Activists Detained while Trying to Block Polar Pioneer

Activists Arrested while Trying to Block Polar Pioneer

A group of Greenpeace activists trying to block the departure of Shell’s drilling rig Polar Pioneer from ...

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LeanShips to Prove Effectiveness of Green Technologies

Damen Sets Out to Prove Effectiveness of Green Technologies

Shipbuilding giant Damen Shipyards Group is preparing to launch a project titled The European Innovation Project ...

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Shell Clears GoM Rigs Ahead of Tropical Cyclone

Shell Clears GoM Rigs Ahead of Tropical Cyclone

Shell Oil Co, the US arm of Royal Dutch Shell, has decided to remove all non-essential workers from its rigs in the ...

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Shell’s Arctic Oil Spill Response Plans Approved

Shell Wins Approval for Arctic Oil Spill Response Plans

An oil spill containment barge Arctic Challenger is the first vessel in Royal Dutch Shell’s Arctic drilling ...

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2015 Offshore WIND Vessel Directory Launches at Seawork

2015 Offshore WIND Vessel Directory to Be Launched at Seawork1

The 2015 edition of the Offshore WIND Vessel Directory will be launched on Tuesday 16th June during Seawork ...

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Commercial Pressures Put OSV Crews at Risk

Commercial Pressures Put OSV Crews at Risk

Some 50% of crews working on offshore support vessels (OSVs) are willing to compromise safety rather than say ...

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Four Seattle Anti-Drilling Protesters Facing Fines

Seattle Anti-Drilling Protesters Facing Fines

The US Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound investigating officers have initiated civil penalties against four ...

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HRAS Issues Guidance for Handling Criminal Suspects at Sea

HRAS Issues Guidance on How to Handle Criminal Suspects at Sea

The UK charity Human Rights at Sea (HRAS) and the European Union’s Network of Experts on the Legal Aspects of ...

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Gallery: Ulstein in Concept Flurry

Ulstein in Concept Flurry

Norwegian ship designer and shipbuilder Ulstein kicked off the month of June with a series of concepts, including ...

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Wärtsilä 31 Engine Enters Guinness

Wärtsilä 31 Engine Enters Guinness

Finland’s Wärtsilä has reported that its recently launched Wärtsilä 31 engine has won a Guinness World ...

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Environmental Groups Taking Shell to Court

Environmental Groups Taking Shell's Arctic Plans to Court

Twelve environmental groups have joined forces in their intent to bring a new challenge to the Bush-era Lease Sale, ...

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Teekay Offshore to Order Three Suezmaxes for Canada Gig

Teekay Offshore to Order Three Suezmaxes for Canada Gig

Teekay Offshore Partners plans to spend USD 365 million on three Suezmax, DP2 shuttle tanker newbuilds at an ...

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Hybrid Cyber-Ships Fast Approaching

Cyber Hybrid Ships Fast Approaching

Hybrid propulsion systems and connected ship solutions are emerging technologies that are gaining ground faster ...

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OSV Catches Fire off Mumbai

OSV Catches Fire off Mumbai

Twenty-eight crew members from an offshore supply vessel were evacuated, with five remaining on board to fight and ...

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Shell's Ships Not Welcome in British Columbia Either

Shell's Arctic Drilling Ships Not Welcome in British Columbia Either

Shell’s Arctic drilling plans have hit another round of protests, this time in British Columbia, as oil major ...

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NTSB: Shell to Blame for Kulluk’s Grounding

Shell to Blame for Kulluk Grounding

The grounding of the drilling rig Kulluk in Alaskan waters in 2012 was most probably caused by an inadequate towing ...

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Polar Pioneer Flunks USCG Checkup

Polar-Pioneer

Shell’s drilling rig Polar Pioneer, currently docked in the port of Seattle, did not pass an inspection of ...

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Höegh LNG Snags Chilean FSRU Contract

Höegh LNG Snags Chilean FSRU Contract

Norwegian owner and operator of LNG floating terminals Höegh LNG Holdings has signed a 20-year Floating Storage and ...

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Update: Second Activist Leaves Shell Ship

Crew members from Coast Guard Station Bellingham, assist Chiara D’Angelo, an activist, down from the anchor chain of Arctic Challenger

A woman who secured herself to the anchor chain of Shell’s support vessel the Arctic Challenger in ...

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Hibernia Slapped with Four Charges for 2013 Platform Spill

Hibernia Slapped with Four Charges for 2013 Platform Spill

The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB) has laid four charges against Hibernia ...

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28 Workers Evacuated from Burning Oil Platform off Louisiana

28 Workers Evacuated from Burning Oil Platform off Louisiana

An oil production platform in Breton Sound Block 21, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, caught fire in the early hours ...

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