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KOGT, IDS Team on Rig Data System

Kongsberg Oil & Gas Technologies (KOGT) is cooperating closely with Independent Data Services (IDS) to provide Oil and Gas operators with the first reporting platform that merges real-time and offline data for delivery via the web to a common interface.

Rolls-Royce Wins PSV Contract

Rolls-Royce won an order from Norwegian ship builder Simek AS to design and equip a UT755 LC platform supply vessel. The contract includes a fully integrated Rolls-Royce power and propulsion system including main engines, propellers and tunnel thrusters.

HB Rentals Launches New Range of Safety Modules for North Sea

HB Rentals, the global provider of temporary offshore living quarters and well service cabins to the oil and gas industry, announces the introduction of the first ATEX Zone one pressurised A60 rental cabins to the UK Continental Shelf.

Oil and Gas Professionals Upbeat About North Sea Ops

Oil and gas professionals are upbeat about the future of North Sea operations, Offshore Europe poll reveals. 57% of delegates at Offshore Europe expect investment in the North Sea oil and gas industry to increase in 2012,

This Day in Navy History

1775 - The first prize, the British supply ship, Unity, was captured by the Continental schoonerHannah. 1776 - David Bushnell attempts to destroy a British Ship of the Line, HMS Asia, in New York harbor with his submarine Turtle.

Surge in Traffic Between Hamburg and Poland

In the first half of 2011, seaborne container traffic between Hamburg and Poland experienced a particular surge by 38 per cent, to 114,000 TEU.   In this context, imports and exports from/to Poland are very well balanced at 56,000 TEU and 58,000 TEU, respectively.

Research identifies ‘Health & Safety Information Gap’ in Oil & Gas industry

AVEVA sponsored RGU report indicates fragmented and inconsistent information systems. AVEVA (LSE:AVV), a leader in engineering design and information management solutions for the plant, power and marine industries,

£20M Business Wins for North Star Shipping

North Star Shipping, a division of the family-owned global shipping and energy services firm - Craig Group, has secured in excess of £20 million in new business and the renewal of existing contracts. The

Oxberry Risk Maritime Continues to Expand Services

Oxberry Risk Maritime continues to expand its maritime security and anti-piracy services. Oxberry Risk Maritime believes that identification and management of risk is a vital aspect of modern maritime business.

T.O.S. and Sheffield Join Forces

T.O.S. and Sheffield join forces in new provider of construction crew for Offshore and Oil & Gas industry. In July 2011 T.O.S. (Transport & Offshore Services) and Sheffield Offshore Services have joined forces to broaden their range of high quality personnel services.

This Day in Naval History

1918 - Sailors fire first of the five railroad batteries at Tergnier, a German rail head in the Comeigne Forest. These 14-inch, 50-caliber guns were originally designed for battleships. 1939 - Navy begins formation of neutrality patrol for Atlantic Ocean.

Former Navsea Commander Joins G&C Board

Gibbs & Cox said that Vice Admiral Paul Sullivan, USN (Retired) has been unanimously elected to the firm's Board of Directors. The Board believes his extensive naval command, marine engineering and government