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Emergency Mediterranean SAR Needs Crowdfunding

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Mediterranean SAR operation needs crowdfunding to save lives in 2015   The independent Search and Rescue (SAR) operation MOAS (Migrant Offshore Aid Station) is a foundation created with private funds to assist naval,

Gas Turbine Alternator Installed into Aircraft Carrier

Photo: Aircraft Carrier Alliance

The Aircraft Carrier Alliance has completed the installation of the first MT30 Gas Turbine Alternator (GTA) package into the Royal Navy’s latest aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales, at Babcock’s Rosyth shipyard in Scotland.

25,000-TEU Ships Possible, Not Practical

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 Maersk Line CEO Soren Skou said ships with capacities of 25,000 twenty-foot-equivalent units are possible but not practical today, and that he expects 18,000-19,000-TEU container ships to remain the largest afloat for years to come,

Shipbuilding

Parnacott Joins Lifting Gear Hire

Larry Parnacott (Photo: LGH)

Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) has hired Larry Parnacott as a national account representative.

ThyssenKrupp Says Submarines Part of Growth Story

Germany's Thyssenkrupp sees its submarine business as making an important contribution to its growth targets, the head of its Industrial Solutions business area said on Tuesday.

Added Value Innovation Drives Control of BWTS

Ian Hamilton (Photo: CMR Group)

Specifying for ballast water treatment systems can be a difficult process. Ian Hamilton

Contracts

Maritech Delivers $14.5M Canadian Subsea Cable Installation

Maritech International  has completed a USD $14.5 million a subsea power cable installation in for New Foundland Power Inc., Maritech announced.   Maritech

DOF Subsea Secures Contract Extension

Photo courtesy of DOF Subsea

DOF Subsea UK Limited  has announced that its survey and positioning business in the U.K. and U.S.

Moscow: Ukraine Must Pay for Gas to Rebel-held Regions

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Tuesday he believed Kiev should pay for the supplies of Russian gas to rebel-held regions of Ukraine, RIA news agency reports.

Technology

New Micro Field Buoy from OSIL

Photo: OSIL

U.K.-based oceanographic systems company Ocean Scientific International Ltd. (OSIL) has introduced

Harkand Appoints Inspection Manager

Andrew Inglis (Photo: Harkand)

Harkand has appointed Andrew Inglis as a new inspection manager based in the company’s Aberdeen

O&G JIPs Target Seismic Imaging, Cyclone Forecasting

Dr. Patrick O'Brien (Photo: ITF)

Global oil and gas companies have funded two joint industry projects (JIP) through the Industry

Legal

TT Club Appoints Regional Claims Director

TT Club  has appointed Justin Reynolds as Regional Claims Director, Europe, Middle East and Africa. Based in London, he will be responsible for handling member’s claims across

ICS: EU Must Act in Mediterranean Crisis

Peter Hinchliffe (Photo: ICS)

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) says EU Member States must act urgently to prevent the

Philippines Suspends S.China Sea Drilling

MANILA, March 3 (Reuters) - The Philippine government has suspended all exploration work at the Reed Bank in the South China Sea "until further notice"

People & Company News

Oil Hedge Helps Oando Prepay Debt After ConocoPhillips' Nigerian Deal

Oando Plc has prepaid $238 million out of the $753 million it borrowed to part finance the acquisition of ConocoPhillips' Nigerian oil and gas business

Enel Expects Four Bids for Slovak Utility Stake

Enel has drawn interest from four European energy companies for its controlling stake in Slovak power generator Slovenske Elektrarne with binding bids expected as early as April

Anadarko Petroleum Cuts '15 CapEx By a Third

Anadarko Petroleum Corp said on Tuesday it will reduce spending by about 33 percent this year, as the exploration and production company responds to lower crude oil prices.