Blue Queen Ready to Rule the Seas

Blue Queen Ready to Rule the Seas

The Norwegian shipbuilder Ulstein Verft, part of Ulstein Group, today delivered the platform supply vessel Blue ...

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Deepwater Horizon Compensation Claim under Scrutiny

Deepwater Horizon Spill Compensation Claim under Scrutiny

A North Carolina resident Michael R. Rosella was arrested yesterday for allegedly making a fraudulent claim on the ...

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BP Fails to Reduce Maximum Deepwater Horizon Fine

BP Fails to Reduce Maximum Deepwater Horizon Fine

The New Orleans District Judge Carl Barbier has ruled against BP’s appeal to lower the USD 13.7 billion ...

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Image of the Day: Britoil Energy Pending Finishing Touches

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Britoil Energy, Britoil’s new platform supply vessel (PSV), is almost ready and is waiting for her launching ...

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Missing FPSO Crew Member Found Dead

FPSO unit Cidade de São Mateus

One of the four missing Brazilian personnel of the FPSO unit Cidade de São Mateus has been found deceased, bringing ...

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Iran Launches FSU in Persian Gulf

Iran Launches FSU in Perisan Gulf

Iran has inaugurated a 2.2-million-barrel floating oil storage unit (FSU) Khalij-e-Fars, in Soroush oil region on ...

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COSCO Hands Over Three Newbuilds

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COSCO Corporation (Singapore) Limited announced deliveries of three newbuilding vessels. COSCO’s shipbuilding ...

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Update 2: Still No Sign of Missing FPSO Crew

FPSO unit Cidade de São Mateus

The bodies of the five deceased personnel of the FPSO unit Cidade de São Mateus, four Brazilian and one Indian ...

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HHI Sees Off Largest Cylindrical FPSO

HHI Sees Off Largest Cylindrical FPSO

The world’s largest cylindrical  floating production, storage and offloading vessel Goliat FPSO has ...

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Harvey Gulf Blazes Trail with Industry Firsts

Harvey Gulf Blazes Trail with Industry's Firsts

Harvey Gulf International Marine LLC is on a roll with industry’s firsts as it received today the first ABS ...

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Update: FPSO Death Toll Rises to Five, Four Missing

FPSO DEATH TOLL RISES TO FIVE

The death toll in the explosion on board Cidade de São Mateus FPSO, chartered by Brazilian oil major Petrobras and ...

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Explosion Kills Three on Board Petrobras FPSO

FPSO Cidade de São Mateus

 Three offshore workers have died in an explosion that occurred on board the Floating Production Storage and ...

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IMO Lays Out Polar Navigation Training Requirements

IMO Lays Out Polar Navigation Training Requirements

The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) last week agreed on training requirements for seafarers navigating ...

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Allseas to Rename Pieter Schelte After All

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Swiss-based Allseas Group SA has decided to change the name of its crane vessel Pieter Schelte after vehement ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (2-6 of Feb)

Readers’ Picks

One Killed, Three Taken Hostage in Pirate Attack off Nigeria One crew member was killed and three taken hostage in ...

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Image of the Day: Goliat Ready for Deployment

Goliat Platform; Source: Eni Norge

  The Goliat platform, the largest and most sophisticated cylindrical FPSO facility ever built, was captured ...

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COSCO On a Roll

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COSCO Shipyard Group said that it has secured two shipbuilding contracts through its subsidiaries worth ...

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Allseas: No Intention to Change Pieter Schelte’s Name

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Swiss-based Allseas Group SA, the owner of Pieter Schelte crane vessel, does not intend to change the ...

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Maritime Unions Demand Pieter Schelte’s Name Change

Maritime Unions Demand Pieter Schelte's Name Change

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is demanding that the Swiss-based  Allseas Group SA, the ...

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Nautilus, MAC Fall Prey to Cyber Attack

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Nautilus Minerals Inc and Marine Assets Corporation (MAC) have fallen victims to a cyber attack by an unknown third ...

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ISS Palumbo Swoops on Union Transport

ISS Palumbo Swoops on Union Transport

ISS Palumbo UK, part of Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), has acquired Newcastle-based freight forwarding ...

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Seattle Port in Hot Water over Shell Deal

Seattle Port in Hot Water over Shell Deal

A coalition of nine U.S. environmental organizations called on the Port of Seattle to reconsider its recently ...

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Interview: The Way Forward after Deepwater Horizon Spill

Deepwater Horizon Ruling Aftermath

  January 20th marked the beginning of the third phase of the multiyear trial before the New Orleans District ...

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Yinson Holdings Bags Eni Ghana FPSO Deal

Yinson Bags Ghana FPSO Operation Deal

Malaysia-based investment holding company Yinson Holdings Berhad has through its wholly owned subsidiary Yinson ...

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Image of the Day: Splashed

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The image shows KOTUG Offshore’s tugs tow FPSO ‘PetroJarl 1′ to Damen Shiprepair Schiedam located ...

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Shell's Curlew FPSO Isolated from Fulmar Gas Line

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The deep sea divers from the Bibby Polaris – Dive Support Vessel (DSV) completed the subsea work with the ...

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US Judge to Rule on Deepwater Horizon Penalty

US Judge to Rule on Deepwater Horizon Penalty

The final phase of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill trial began on Tuesday, January 20th which will see New Orleans ...

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