Wärtsilä has signed an agreement enabling COSCO (Weihai) Shipbuilding Marine Technology Company (WECOSCO) to build its Aquarius electrochlorination (EC) ballast water management system (BWMS) under license.
Grid parity appears set to be a reality of the near future globally. United Arab Emirates claims to have started producing solar energy at costs equal to power it generates using oil and gas. WAM, the official news agency of UAE, has reported the development.
Meeting the basic energy needs of the world's population is a major challenge for contemporary society. The emergence of developing countries, population growth and the increasing scarcity of fossil fuel resources mean that renewable energy has become the priority in the energy transition race.
Statoil orders extensive KONGSBERG technology delivery for Johan Sverdrup field worth approximately 200 mill NOK
Damen Shipyards Group is launching a new vessel type in its ASD Tug series. The ASD Tug 2913 has been designed primarily as a highly manoeuvrable, powerful tug, ideally suited for busy harbours where space is limited.
Lifting method with crane barge has been a common concept for the installation of a topside offshore platform onto jacket. However, the increasing weight of topside and high costs for crane barges has led designers to consider the Float-Over method as an alternative
Ultrasonic Thickness Measurement (UTM) is used to measure the thickness of steel , aluminum and other materials where only one side of the material is accessible to the surveyor. Typically the measurements are taken of the hull structure in order to determine if the material is excessively corroded by comparing the original thickness to the current one.
An Aberdeen floating production solutions firm has agreed a new venture with a global leader in project management, engineering and construction, to develop marginal fields in the North Sea.
Doha, Qatar; At the International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC 2015) to be held in Doha, GE Oil & Gas (NYSE: GE) is showcasing its advanced suite of technologies that are designed to drive asset optimization and strengthen operational efficiency for its customers.
China Classification Society (CCS) has organised a seminar on smart new ship technology during Marintec China 2015 on Wednesday, attracting delegates interested to know more about the new aspects of shipping technology.
With the exploitation of new cost-effective operational concepts, use of digital technologies and increased dependence on cyber structures, the oil and gas industry is exposed to new sets of vulnerabilities and threats. Cyber-attacks have grown in stature and sophistication, making them more difficult to detect and defend against, and costing companies increasing sums of money to recover from.
OmniAccess CEO Bertrand Hartman sees the need for satellite technology to increase in capability in order to keep pace with the runaway demand for connectivity on the seas. The company, which provides satellite connectivity primarily for the yachting sector, is interested in seeing developments across the industry ecosystem that will help keep pace with the demand for broadband among customers.
GAC, the global provider of shipping, logistics and marine services, has unveiled a new version of its mobile phone application that gives users instant access to a directory of GAC contact details, wherever they are.