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Transocean Ltd. to Present at Howard Weil Energy Conference

ZUG, SWITZERLAND, Mar 17, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) (SIX: RIGN) today announced that Steven L. Newman, President and Chief Executive Officer of the company, will address attendees at the Howard Weil Energy Conference in New Orleans, LA.

Frosch - Marine & Offshore Specialty Team

FROSCH, a Travel Management Company in the US, with dual headquarters in Houston and New York, has recently created and hired a Marine and Offshore Specialty Team with a combined 100 years of experience in crew rotation management (Led by Managing Director and Industry Veteran – Gina Crawford).

First FPSO Approved for Gulf of Mexico

BOEMRE Approves First-Ever Use of Deepwater Floating Production Storage Offloading Facility in Gulf of Mexico The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) today provided the final approval necessary for Petrobras America, Inc.

KPI Bridge Oil Appoints Admin Executive for Singapore

London, 16 March 2011 – KPI Bridge Oil, a leading global bunker broker and trader has appointed Miss Fion Chia as Administration Executive in its Singapore office. Fion Chia has extensive admin and secretarial experience from various trading companies.

Kittiwake Appoints Dedicated Business Development Manager

Strong new product pipeline for 2011 to enhance ongoing business growth   Kittiwake Developments, a leading global provider of asset protection technology, today announced the appointment of Dr Steve Dye as its first dedicated Business Development Manager.

Massive Ship Order in China

While banks keep lending tight, a massive $5 billion order in China should mark the official turnaround of shipbuilding's fortunes, as private equity in the form of The Carlyle Group and Tiger Group Investments Partner have teamed with Seaspan Corporation,

Oil Markets Adjust to Japan’s Disaster

Singapore, 16 March  — The 11 March earthquake and tsunami in Japan, and the continuing nuclear crisis that they triggered, will have significant repercussions in global energy markets, according to international energy price reporting agency Argus.

New Executive VP for Van der Velden Marine Systems

Paul van Maanen (48) has joined Van der Velden® Marine Systems as Executive Vice President. He brings with him years of experience as a Managing Director in the shipbuilding  and aircraft industries.

Coast Guard Foundation To Welcome Uscg Barque Eagle

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education, welfare and morale of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced today that it will host a reception to welcome the U.

L3 MPRI Installs Simulator in Philippines

ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 15, 2011 – L-3 MPRI, a global provider of integrated training solutions, which includes simulation-based training systems, services and turnkey training facilities, today announced

New Report on Norwegian Energy Policy

Scandinavian country’s energy policies are a positive example for others to follow, according to new report Norway  is  pursuing  ambitious,  forward-thinking  energy  policies,  but  could  go  further  in  its efforts to become a low-carbon economy,

Japan Drilling Company awards $210m jackup contract to Keppel

Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS) has secured a contract worth about $210 million from Japan Drilling Company (JDC) to build a KFELS Super B Class jackup rig. Slated for delivery in the first quarter of 2013,