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Design of Aquarius Solar Power Array Starts

Another step forward in the development of the Aquarius System was made recently when workbegun on the detailed design of the wind and solar sail panel. This panel or rigid sail will beused to harness

Vestfold University, MARIS Enter ECDIS Training Agreement

Vestfold University College (HiVe) and MARIS have entered a co-operation agreement covering MARIS ECDIS900 product specific training. The co-operation will see HiVe offering tailor made, product specific hands-on training for the MARIS ECDIS, covering electronic charts and updates.

Ramora UK Wins Underwater Ordnance Disposal Contract

Ramora UK (www.ramorauk.com) a provider of Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) training and support services, has signed a three-year deal with Kendall Brothers (Portsmouth) Limited (www.kendalls.co.uk) a UK aggregate producer.

Finnish Ambassador for the UK visits Teesport

cut The Finnish Ambassador for the UK recently visited PD Ports owned Teesport, to see the facility’s latest cranes, purchased from a Finnish manufacturer. As part of his tour of north-east England and Edinburgh,

qedi Appoints Directors

O&G commissioning and technology specialist qedi - part of AMEC, the international engineering and project management company - has appointed two new directors and expanded its Aberdeen headquarters to

Offshore Rental Company to Expand

The Ferguson Group, specialists in the rental of containers, accommodation modules and engineering modules to the offshore energy industry around the world, is expanding its international presence in response to customer demand for its products.

Jack-Up Barge Awards New Contracts to MirTac

Successful audits and efficiency stimulate Jack-Up Barge to award new contracts to MirTac. Jack-Up Barge awarded MirTac new contracts for consultancy and Star IPS implementation for 4 locations: 1 monohull and 3 modular self elevating platforms.

MSC Chicago Charts New Waters for Durban

The 9,178 TEU MSC Chicago has become the latest vessel to take advantage of the newly deepened and widened port entrance channel in the Port of Durban, one of Africa’s busiest and largest multi-service ports.

Thuraya Appoints O’Neill of Boeing as Board Member

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, an international mobile satellite services operator, announced the appointment of Mr. Stephen O’Neill, President of Boeing Satellite Systems International, Inc (BSSI), as a member of the Corporate Board of Directors.

GL Noble Denton Commissions Report on Outlook for Oil and Gas 2012

GL Noble Denton commissions new Economist Intelligence Unit report on the outlook for the oil and gas industry in 2012. • Delegates at Offshore Europe 2011 and professionals from across the industry

New Videotel Course: Real Time Tutoring

No matter which flag their vessels fly or which country they are from, ship operators will soon have no option but to comply with the obligations of the ILO Maritime Labour Convention – and now is the time to prepare.

Proserve Set for International Growth and Expansion

Production technology services provider Proserv has created a new platform for robust and sustainable growth after restructuring its business into a fully integrated global organisation with a new company brand and fresh strategic focus.