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Shallow-water Arctic Drill Platform Concept Study Underway

Rosneft and ExxonMobil select Vostochniy Offshore Structures Construction Yard for concept evaluation and feasibility study. The platform is needed for the safe exploration of the Kara Sea's shallow waters,

Yacht Design Wins Silver A' Award's Prize

A' Award & Competitions announce Portofino Fly 35 by Jean Gilbert Dupont winner of its award in the Yacht and Marine Vessels Design category. Portofino Fly 35 was realized by Portofino Yacht Design Team: Gilberto P.

Warship Construction Delay Beneficial Says Australia's Defence

Australia is constructing three Air Warfare Destroyers (AWD) & Defence Ministry has been advised it best to allow more time between each keel-laying. Minister for Defence Stephen Smith, Minister

Autopilot-ECDIS Combo Helps Save Fuel

Raytheon Anschütz, with sea weather expert Dr. Meeno Schrader of WetterWelt, show joint system's fuel saving capabilities at SMM 2012. From a graphical presentation of heading plot and corresponding rudder angles,

Safe Lifting DVD Out by IMCA

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has produced a teaching DVD entitled 'Safe Lifting'. Almost no work can be carried out in any marine environment without a lifting process being involved.

Drydocks World Singapore Launches AHTS

Drydocks World launches an Anchor Handling Tug Supply vessel (AHTS) built at its Singapore facility in Tuas basin for Swire Pacific Offshore. The ABS-classed vessel has a bollard pull of over 200 tonnes, and is powered by four engines combined with an azimuth thruster and four tunnel thrusters.

Ocean Works Sets Up Turkish Subsidiary

Sub-sea technology company, OceanWorks International, establishes OceanWorks Aykor as Its Turkey subsidiary. OceanWorks Aykor is a joint stock company established in Turkey by two organizations, OceanWorks International Corporation, and Aykor A.

Matson Receives IT Initiative Award

Matson Inc. wins 2012 CIO 100 award from CIO magazine for exemplified operational & strategic IT performance . Ocean transportation and logistics company Matson wins the award a second time for its multi-year IT initiative,

Pirated Tankship Freed by Nigerian Navy

Pirates fled from 51,000 DWT tankship 'Abu Dhabi Star' after crew took refuge in 'citadel' while Nigerian Navy intervened. The Singapore-flagged product tanker 'Abu Dhabi Star' is operated by Pioneer Ship Management Services,

Boat Storage Tips in New Video

The video advises on forthcoming Fall/Winter boat storage, with Gold Eagle Co. engine expert sharing seasonal engine preparation tips. With summer coming to an end, most Americans will soon bid farewell to their boats,

Maritime Reconnaissance & Surveillance 2012 Report Released

Defence IQ releases Survey Data for Maritime Reconnaissance & Surveillance Study which  explores the key threats to global maritime operations. The report, based on a survey of 114 defence professionals from within the maritime domain,

'Ship of the Year' Award for Rolls-Royce Designed PSV

Rolls-Royce wins a prestigious 'Ship of the Year' industry award for its new wave-piercing ship design for PSV 'Far Solitaire'. The Far Solitaire, a UT 754 WP platform supply vessel for the offshore oil and gas industry,