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CGG Deploys Two Vessels For Survey NW Of Shetland

CGG commenced acquisition of a high-density, rich-azimuth, towed-streamer multi-client survey in the UK West Shetland Basin. The 3,600 sq km survey is designed in collaboration with major international oil companies and is focused on delivering high-resolution seismic data in a prospective but under explored area north-west of the Shetland Isles over the northern part of the Rona Ridge.

U.S.-Canada Oil Pipeline Hurts Orcas, Fishing Trade, Culture

Native American leaders banded together to testify against the controversial Trans Mountain pipeline project, testifying that expanding it would disrupt endangered orcas, natural resources and their cultures.Native American tribal leaders from Puget Sound, Washington, testified before Canadas National Energy Board last week to oppose the controversial Trans Mountain oil pipeline project…

The Wind Motion superyacht that never needs to return to land to refuel

Designs for a £90 million ($114m) eco-friendly superyacht powered by wind turbines that never needs to return to land to refuel has been revealed for the first time.The Wind Motion is 100 per cent self sufficient meaning its owner can stay at sea for eternity - provided they have enough food and water.At 230ft (70m) long…

LPG tanker overturns, traffic diverted

A major tragedy was averted by the timely action of the police who disconnected power supply in the area after an LPG tanker overturned at Bedrody near Uppinangady on National Highway 75 in the early hours of Sunday.According to the Uppinangady Police, the tanker that belonged to Bharat Petroleum was on its way from Mangaluru…

Trump administration OKs seismic tests in Atlantic that could harm dolphins and whales

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration took an important step toward future oil and natural gas drilling off the Atlantic shore, approving five requests allowing companies to conduct deafening seismic surveys that could harm tens of thousands of dolphins, whales and other marine animals, according to studies.In an announcement Friday…

Amazon Focuses on Delivery Vans Over Drones

ShareShareShareSharePrintEmailAmazons delivery efforts provided minor Facebook entertainment over this past weekend for more than a few people in New Orleans (home of the PYMNTS warm winter and Mardi Gras bureau).A picture of one of Amazons newer delivery vans doing its business in the city popped up on the social network as though it were a rare sighting of a whale.

Venezuelans find hope, health care as US hospital ship continues mission

ABOARD THE USNS COMFORT (Tribune News Service) Reynier Urdaneta, 8, cradled a toy guitar and kicked around a blown-up surgical glove as he waited in the bowels of a massive hospital ship for a simple surgery already once gone wrong in his native Venezuela that might radically change his life. He was one of hundreds of Venezuelans being treated by the USNS Comfort, a U.S.

Fishing vessel sinks as lucrative lobster season opens off Nova Scotia

Published: December 1, 2018 Updated: December 1, 2018 1:00 PM PST HALIFAX — A fishing vessel sank Saturday as Canada’s largest and most lucrative lobster fisheries opened off Nova Scotia, but all crew members were reported safe.Fisheries Department spokeswoman Debbie Buott-Matheson confirmed a lobster fishing vessel sank in Hackett’s Cove…

Susquehanna Thinks TechnipFMC PLC's Stock is Going to Recover

According to The Fly, susquehanna analyst Charles Minervino reiterated a Buy rating on TechnipFMC PLC (FTI) today. The company’s shares opened today at $23.35, close to its 52-week low of $22.39.According to TipRanks.com, Minervino is ranked 0 out of 5 stars with an average return of -17.1% and a 21.7% success rate. Minervino covers the Basic Materials sector…

Singapore to ban discharge of 'wash water' at top ship refueling port

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore’s Maritime Port Authority (MPA) said on Friday that it is banning with effect from Jan. 1, 2020, the discharge of “wash water” used in ships to scrub engine exhaust. The ban on so-called open-loop scrubbers in Singapore, home to the world’s top ship refueling or bunkering hub, is a potential…

Limits on arms sales to Saudi Arabia would likely have little impact on US defense firms' revenue

America's top defense firms will face limited financial risks in their dealings with Saudi Arabia, even as lawmakers consider imposing limits on arms sales to the kingdom, according to analysts at Cowen Research.President Donald Trump has often cited the importance of the U.S. U.S. Navy Aviation Electronics Technician signals…

Mumbai: 1 killed after oil tanker bursts into flames

A massive fire broke out in Mumbai's Wadala area after an oil tanker burst into flames after crashing underneath the city's overhead monorail line, resulting in the death of the tanker driver.The incident took place last night around 10:47 pm at the Bhakti Park area.After receiving information, the police immediately cordoned…

Deadly collisions prompt new sleep policy on Navy carriers

November 23 at 12:38 PMNORFOLK, Va. The U.S. Navy has changed its policy to allow all sailors working on aircraft carriers to get eight hours of uninterrupted sleep.The Virginian-Pilot reported Thursday that the change is a reaction to two fatal ship collisions that killed 17 crew members in the Pacific Ocean last year.

Offshore Helicopter Services Market Report Aims To Outline and Forecast , Organization Sizes, Top Ve

Offshore Helicopter Services market Report speaks about the Market analysis. The process is analyzed thoroughly with respect three points, viz. Types, Application and Manufacturers with associated Offshore Helicopter Services Cost Analysis (material cost, labour cost, etc.) and Offshore Helicopter Services market size.Short…

Hafnia and BW Tankers merger in place within one month

Please don't copy and share this article. The global product tanker industry will likely see new major players over December when the merger negotiations between Hafnia Tankers and BW Tankers finally falls into place.In any case, nothing indicates that the negotiations will go slowly, and the parties therefore want to do everything they can to reach agreement by the new year…