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GeoSea Begins 3rd Round of Foundation Installation on Westermost Rough

GeoSea Begins 3rd Round of Foundation Installation on Westermost Rough

With the departure of the installation vessel INNOVATION from the port Aalborg, GeoSea has now started the 3rd  foundation installation cycle on the Westermost Rough offshore wind farm. INNOVATION has loaded 5 large monopiles and transition pieces of the next installation cycle in the port of Aalborg, which are currently transported across the North Sea […]

Digital Scotland Project Gets First Beneficiaries

Digital Scotland Project Gets First Beneficiaries

Homes and businesses in Lerwick on Shetland are set to be Scotland’s first island community to get fibre broadband as part of the $688 million Digital Scotland partnership. Lerwick joins Keith in Moray as the latest areas to be announced as part of the Digital Highlands and Islands project which will deliver fibre broadband to […]

JAMSTEC Signs MoU with ANZIC for Chikyu Program

JAMSTEC Signs MoU with ANZIC for Chikyu Program

Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) signed a memorandum of understanding with the Australian and New Zealand IODP Consortium (ANZIC) regarding participation in the Chikyu Program over the next ten years from 2014 to 2024 under the International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP). The memorandum includes actions promoting cooperation between JAMSTEC and ANZIC such […]

Pallone Highlights Concerns on Impacts of Seismic Testing Off New Jersey

Pallone Highlights Concerns on Impacts of Seismic Testing Off New Jersey

Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. visited the Belford Seafood Cooperative to highlight the potentially damaging impacts of seismic testing off the coast of New Jersey. Congressman Pallone specifically addressed concerns regarding the application recently submitted to the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) to conduct marine seismic surveys off the coast of New Jersey. NMFS has proposed […]

EU Parliament Adopts Maritime Spatial Planning Legislation

EU Parliament Adopts Maritime Spatial Planning Legislation

The European Parliament endorsed a Directive for Maritime Spatial Planning which should help Member States develop plans to better coordinate the various activities that take place at sea, ensuring they are as efficient and sustainable as possible. In coastal and maritime areas, many activities compete for the same space and resources: fishing grounds, aquaculture farms, […]

Baker Hughes Delivers Increase in Q1 Profit

Baker Hughes Delivers Increase in Q1 Profit

Baker Hughes Incorporated released results for the first quarter of 2014. Revenue of $5.7 billion for the quarter are up 10% year over year. Adjusted net income for the first quarter of 2014 excludes after-tax severance charges of $21 million ($0.05 per diluted share) in North America and after-tax costs associated with a technology royalty agreement of $20 million ($0.05 per diluted share). “This […]

MT Højgaard Held Accountable in Robin Rig Case

MT Højgaard Held Accountable in Robin Rig Case

MT Højgaard, after The High Court of London has ruled against their favor in Robin Rig case, will seek permission to appeal the ruling to The Court of Appeal.  In 2007-2008, MT Højgaard designed, manufactured and installed foundations for the Robin Rigg Wind Farm off Scotland’s west coast. After deployment, weaknesses were discovered in the concrete structures […]

Subsea Industries Recognized for ‘Ecoshield’ at Seatrade Awards

Subsea Industries Recognized for ‘Ecoshield’ at Seatrade Awards

Subsea Industries, a Hydrex company, has won a Seatrade 2014 Innovation in Ship Operations Award, for Ecoshield, ultimate protection from cavitation and corrosion/erosion damage for ship hulls, rudders, and ship underwater running gear. The award was presented by HRH The Princess Royal and accepted for Subsea Industries by David Phillips, Hydrex Group Communications Executive at the Seatrade 2014 […]

BSEE Alaska Region Director Joins Panel Discussion on Arctic Drilling

BSEE Alaska Region Director Joins Panel Discussion on Arctic Drilling

BSEE’s Alaska Region Director Mark Fesmire participated in a panel discussion in Washington, D.C. on applying lessons learned for drilling in the Arctic. During the discussion hosted by the nonprofit organization Resources for the Future, Fesmire spoke about BSEE’s commitment to ensuring that should drilling operations occur in the Arctic, they are done safely. He […]

Divers Start NUNALIVUT 2014 Operation in Arctic

Divers Start NUNALIVUT 2014 Operation in Arctic

The Combined Dive Team, made up of 18 members from the Fleet Diving Unit (FDU-A) Atlantic and four Combat divers from 5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group have “broken the ice” in Gascoyne Inlet, Nunavut as part of Operation NUNALIVUT 2014. “A considerable amount of planning has gone into this operation, we have brought in everything […]







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