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Smith Joins Executive Team of Voith Turbo

Elloitt Smith (Photo: Voith Turbo)

Elliott Smith has joined Voith Turbo’s Power, Oil & Gas Division as Vice President of Business Development and Strategy.   Smith will be based at the recently-opened office in Houston’s energy corridor.

BOS Delivers Subsea Projects to Asia Pacific

Photo: Bibby Offshore Singapore

Bibby Offshore’s Asian division, Bibby Offshore Singapore (BOS), has expanded its foothold in the Southeast Asian oil and gas sector by securing multimillion dollars (US) worth of contracts in the first half of 2015.

Europe’s Deepest Glider Under Development

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Nineteen partners from across Europe have come together to develop Europe’s first ultra-deep-sea robot glider. This glider will be capable of sampling the ocean autonomously at depths of 5000m, and maybe more in the future,

Shipbuilding

Research Vessel Concept a first for Voith

Photo: Voith Turbo

The new fisheries research vessel of the Shanghai Ocean University will be a first for Voith in

MTU Powers RSN Navy's Littoral Mission Vessel

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MTU to power eight Republic of Singapore Navy’s new patrol vessels. Employees and guests

ISS Inks Service Pact with Technip

Technip’s main construction vessels include the Derrick pipelay vessel G1201 & the DSV Adams Challenge.

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) and Techniphave signed a contract to provide marine agency

Contracts

Technip Slashing 6,000 Jobs in Cost-Cutting Move

French oil industry engineering and construction group Technip will cut 6,000 jobs and book a 650 million euro ($719 million) restructuring charge as it steps up a cost-cutting

Oil Tumbles 5 pct after Greek "No" Vote (Update)

Greek 'No' to bailout terms hits global financial markets; China imposes emergency measures to support stock markets. Oil prices tumbled their most  in three months on Monday

Siemens Could Still be Interested in Alstom

Siemens could still be interested in buying power-generation assets from French rival Alstom on the same terms it offered a year ago if General Electric's deal to buy them falls

Technology

Port of New Orleans Goes Green

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Green Marine, a North American environmental certification program for the marine

Navis N4 TOS Open in Liverpool Terminal

Photo: Peel Ports

Peel Ports, owners and operators of the Port of Liverpool, has achieved a major milestone in its

UK's Velocys Suspends CEO Over Alleged Misconduct

Velocys Plc, whose technology is used to convert gas to liquid fuels, said on Monday it suspended Chief Executive Roy Lipski, pending an investigation into "serious allegations"

Legal

Rosneft: Regulator Approves Control in Brazil's Solimoes

Russia's top oil producer Rosneft said on Monday that Brazilian regulator has cleared a purchase of 55 percent stake in oil and gas project in the Solimoes Basin from PetroRio

K&L Gates Welcomes Martinko

The Washington D.C., office of global law firm K&L Gates LLP has welcomed Stephen Martinko as a government affairs counselor in the public policy and law practice.

Velocys Suspends CEO over Alleged Misconduct

Velocys Plc, whose technology is used to convert gas to liquid fuels, said on Monday it suspended Chief Executive Roy Lipski, pending an investigation into "serious allegations"

People & Company News

PLA Team Wins Annual Barge Race

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A Port of London Authority (PLA) team won the annual Transport on Water (TOW) Barge Race on the

White House: Iran Talks Deadline Could Slip

The White House said Tuesday's deadline for negotiators in Vienna to come to a final, firm agreement on Iran's nuclear program could slip. When asked if President Barack Obama's

Underwater Metal Detecting Makes Every Dive a Treasure Hunt

Underwater Metal Detecting Makes Every Dive a Treasure Hunt

Many scuba divers are discovering the fun and excitement underwater metal detecting can bring to