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STX Finland: Contract Signed Well Intervention Vessels

STX Finland Oy and Eide Marine Semi AS, a subsidiary of Eide Marine Services A/S, signed a contract for the outfitting, completion and delivery of two highly sophisticated well intervention vessels with an aggregate contract value exceeding EUR 300 million.

STATOIL Mariner Concept Presented

cut 08Sep_Mariner468 Mariner field illustration (Photo Courtesy www.statoil.com) cut 08Sep_Mariner225b Peter Mellbye, Statoil’s executive vice president for Development and Production International.

Cezary Grabarczyk Visits DCT Gdansk

DCT Gdansk, the leading Polish container terminal played host to one of the most important politicians in Poland, when on September 7, 2011, DCT was visited by Cezary Grabarczyk, Minister of Infrastructure in Donald Tusk’s government.

Praise for Merchant Mariner Response on 9/11

The US Department of Transportation has publicly praised the role played by merchant mariners during the September 11, 2001 attacks. The Department singles out those working on vessels on that day for special recognition, and has produced a short video on the matter.

Wärtsilä, Shell Sign Deal to Promote LNG as a Marine Fuel

Wärtsilä and Shell Oil Company have signed a Joint Co-operation Agreement aimed at promoting and accelerating the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel. The agreement was signed in August 2011 and will run for several years.

E Instruments International Introduces E4400

The NEW E4400 is a portable flue gas analyzer designed for emissions monitoring and maintenance & tuning of combustion processes. Its rugged design and “true NOx” capability makes the E4400 the ideal industrial analyzer for boiler, engine, furnace, and other combustion applications.

SAFETY ALERT – Inflatable lifejackets

SAFETY ALERT – Inflatable lifejackets equipped with Hammar Hydrostatic Inflator manufactured before 2006. This Safety Alert was recently distributed to shipping authorities and advertised in the trade press, boating magazines and digital media worldwide.

Advances in Jack-up Safety

Those commissioning maritime construction projects will soon be able to assure themselves that their jack-up operators are competent and safe. The International Jack-Up Barge Owners Association (IJUBOA)

Gulfstream Services Launches Wireless Product to UK Market

Gulfstream Services International (Gulfstream), provider of cutting edge equipment to the international oil and gas industry, is launching a world-first fully-automated wireless cement head to the UK market at Offshore Europe today.

WISTA at Seattle Maritime Academy: Sept. 23

Women’s Maritime Shipping Group Meets at Seattle Maritime Academy: Sept. 23; WISTA USA Pacific Northwest Visits Training Vessel E.L. Bartlett. The Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association

Steve Miles to Lead David Evans’ Federal Group

Retired Col. Steve Miles to lead David Evans’ federal group. PORTLAND, Ore. – Sept. 7, 2011 – Steve Miles has joined David Evans and Associates, Inc. (DEA) as vice president and federal market team leader.

Corvus Battery Gains LR Type Approval

Corvus Energy's 6.5 kWh lithium-polymer batteries passed the requirements of Lloyd’s Register Type Approval certification tests. Lloyd’s Register North America, Inc., a leader in assessing business processes and products to internationally recognized standards,