Dubai-based offshore support vessel company Topaz Energy and Marine is set to use the ABS Nautical Systems fleet management software to improve operations.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dubai Trade, the premier cross-border trade facilitator, has announced that Dar Al Takaful PJSC, the UAE Islamic insurance company is now live on its Tradeshield platform. Customers of Tradeshield can obtain insurance services from Dar Al Takaful as an additional insurance provider alongside ADNIC, RSA, Noor Takaful and Oman Insurance.
Modal Training, the first organisation in the UK to offer integrated, multimodal logistics training, has invested in a full suite of advanced ship, offshore vessel, engine room and radar simulators from Kongsberg Maritime, a global leader in marine training technology.