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Your Subsea News | Petrobras selects Zentech for engineering support work

PETROBRAS has selected ZENTECH DO BRASIL SERVIÇOS TÉCNICOS LTDA., a subsidiary of ZENTECH, INC. of Houston, Texas, USA for a contract to provide engineering support for its fleet of Ship shape and Semi-submersible type Floating Production, Storage and Offloading Platforms along with the Fixed Gathering and Processing Platform.

Up Close - Celebrity Edge Shipyard Preview

Subscribe to Ship & Shore, our newsletter with the latest cruise news, posts and special offers from around the cruise industry. With less than 3 months to launch, the work on Celebrity Edge is happening at an impressive pace. Celebrity Cruises has now revealed the stunning Grand Plaza that is the heart of the vessel. They…

Hurricane Florence slams coastal Carolinas, bringing life-threatening rainfall, water rescues and st

Hurricane Florence, though downgraded to a Category 1 storm, continued sweeping across part of the southeastern United States on Friday, bringing powerful winds along with warnings of life-threatening storm surge and rainfall, according to the National Hurricane Center. Reports of collapsed roofs and other structures were already reported in the Morehead City and New Bern areas of North Carolina.

Petrofac Secures Well Engineering Contracts

Posted by Michelle HowardSeptember 13, 2018Petrofac has strengthened its global Well Engineering contracts portfolio following a series of award wins worth a combined value of around $20 million.Petrofac secured an exclusive five-year Well Operator Services contract from independent Exploration & Production company, Tailwind Energy Ltd (Tailwind)…

AgileTek reports exponential increase of international contracts

Award-winning subsea engineering analysis consultancy, AgileTek, has announced that it secured contracts to the value of £0.7 million so far this year, as the company continues to make its mark globally.The 40 projects, which includes work on North Sea umbilical projects and numerous European and Asian offshore windfarms…

Europe

LEO MCKINSTRY: Even for Corbyns Labour, it takes twisted cynicism to claim life is as bad as 1930s

There was no minimum wage, and virtually no protection against the sack.It would be another 35 years before there was any legal right to redundancy payments and the first employment tribunals initially introduced as industrial tribunals were almost as far away.There was no equal-pay law for women, nor any right to maternity leave, compared to the 52 weeks that exists today.

LOOK HERE: Florence-related closings and cancellations - Hawaii News Now

As Hurricane Florence heads toward the eastern U.S. for an anticipated Thursday landfall, Lowcountry schools and businesses are evaluating the potential danger and making decisions about their schedules.We will update any closings, cancellations and schedule changes here.Schools & CollegesAll public schools in the following counties are closed until further notice: Beaufort…

Oil up over two percent on concerns over Iran, slower U.S. output growth

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices rose more than 2 percent on Tuesday as U.S. sanctions squeezed Iranian crude exports and after U.S. crude oil production in 2019 was forecast to grow at a slower rate than previously expected, prompting supply concerns. FILE PHOTO: Oil tanker is seen at sunset anchored off the Fos-Lavera oil hub near Marseille, France, October 5, 2017.

Jury find Plains All American guilty of 9 counts for 2015 Santa - KSBY.com

Guilty verdicts were reached Friday in the criminal trial against Plains All American Pipeline.The Texas oil company was found guilty of one felony and eight misdemeanors related to the May 19, 2015 incident that spilled 140,000 gallons of crude oil near Refugio State Beach in Santa Barbara County. Much of that oil flowed into the Pacific Ocean…

Asia

Global warming's melting of ice lets 1st commercial container ship to cross Arctic

Maritime history was made this month with the passage of the first commercial container ship through the Northern Sea Route of the Arctic Ocean, a route made possible by the melting of Arctic ice.The Venta Maersk, a new ship loaded with Russian fish and South Korean electronics, left Vladivostok, Russia, at the beginning of September and is expected to arrive in Bremerhaven…

Storm Florence: Heavy flooding cuts off Wilmington

The coastal city of Wilmington, North Carolina, has been completely cut off from the rest of the state because of deepening flood waters.Officials say all roads in and out are now impassable and have warned evacuated residents to stay away. Two of the first known fatalities - that of a mother and her seven-month son - were…

Super typhoon slams into China after pummeling Philippines

HONG KONG/MANILA (Reuters) - A super typhoon made landfall in China’s Guangdong on Sunday, the country’s most populous province, after wreaking havoc in Hong Kong and Macau and killing at least 29 people in the Philippines. Packing gale force winds of more than 200 kph (125 mph), tropical cyclone Mangkhut is considered the strongest to hit the region this year…

54-metre superyacht Mischief for sale

Ferretti Group wins the stage of the 41st edition of the Cannes Yachting Festival,scheduled from September 11th to 16th, with 5 absolute novelties for the Ferretti Yachts, Custom Line and Riva brands.The 5 world premières, welcomed successfully by public and professionals, inaugurate the new nautical season of theGroup…

SIMEC Atlantis Energy Limited unveils world's largest single rotor tidal turbine

SIMEC Atlantis Energy Limited (LON:SAE) has unveiled the design for its new AR2000 2.0-megawatt tidal power turbine system which includes the largest and most powerful single axis turbine available on the commercial market. The diversified sustainable energy generation company said this next generation turbine will be capable of accommodating rotor diameters of between 20-24 meters…