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  • Research Vessel Heincke: Serving Science for 25...

    Back in 1990, when Federal Minister of Research Prof Heinz Riesenhuber dedicated the Heincke to the pursuit of scientific research, he would never have imagined that it would be operating today with a particle filter and downstream aftertreatment system. 

  • Emerson Acquires Yggdrasil

    Emerson Process Management has acquired Norwegian company Yggdrasil, a provider of flow assurance and production optimization software.

  • ABB Equipment for High-tech Ocean Simulator

    What is reported to be the world’s first circular wave and tidal current test facility is using a package of ABB electrical and control equipment, including servo drives and low voltage variable-speed drives, to simulate energetic sea-states typically found in British, European and international waters.

  • ITF’s GCC members agree key technology areas

    The Industry Technology Facilitator’s (ITF) Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) members have, for the first time, agreed to take forward three technology challenges with the aim of defining a call for proposals for collaborative joint industry projects (JIPs) later this year.

  • Claire Ridge Topside Modules Safely Installed...

    BP and its co-venturers, ConocoPhillips, Chevron and Shell, confirm the safe installation of the new Clair Ridge platform’s quarters and utilities (QU) topside modules, a major milestone in the Clair Ridge project.

  • Parker Procal’s emissions analyser receives DNV-...

    Parker Procal, part of the Parker Hannifin Corporation and the leading supplier of Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems (CEMS) for marine applications, has announced that its Procal 2000 emissions analyser has been certified by DNV-GL having met the requirements of MEPC 184(59) Chapter 6 on emission testing of CO2 and SO2, as well as the requirements of the revised MARPOL Annex VI and NOx Technical Code 2008.

  • First two-stroke low-pressure DF engine passes...

    The first Wärtsilä low-speed two-stroke dual-fuel (DF) engine destined for a commercial application has successfully completed Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) at Chinese licensee Yuchai Marine Power Co., Ltd. (YCMP), reports Winterthur Gas & Diesel Ltd. (WinGD), the Switzerland based designer, developer and licensor of Wärtsilä brand low-speed two-stroke engines.

     

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Submarine Warfare: NATO Strengthens Anti-Sub Skills

NATO’s Submarine Warfare Exercise DYNAMIC MANTA 2016 (DYMA 16) began today off the Sicilian coast, with ships, submarines, and aircraft and personnel from 8 Allied nations converging on the Central Mediterranean Sea for anti-submarine warfare (ASW) and anti-surface warfare training.
 

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GDI, Dolphin Energy sign drilling services contract

Qatar’s Gulf International Services (GIS), the leading service group, has announced that its subsidiary Gulf Drilling International (GDI) has signed a contract with Dolphin Energy for drilling rig services, a report said.

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Hull Cleaning, Waste Capture System Getting Readied

By MarEx 2016-02-08 22:22:20 In November 2015, the Australian Government awarded GRD Franmarine an accelerating commercialization project grant work A$1 million. Now, after more than five years of research and development, GRD - Franmarine will release the first full scale commercial hull cleaning unit in July 2016.   Development has been focussed on getting the engineering right.

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Canadian Arctic Ship Disaster Featured in Game

An Arctic shipping accident has been added to the game, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege. The game, created by Ubisoft Montreal and part of the Rainbow Six tactical first-person shooter franchise, was released in December 2015 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

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