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Marine & Offshore Featured Stories:

    • Tips for managing NORM during decommissioning

      by Tina Olivero

      Every oil and gas facility has the potential to be hampered by the problem of NORM (short for Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material), especially during phases of decommissioning. To fully understand NORM, first take note that it can be broken down into various waste streams. For example… There is NORM waste which is contaminated with other […]

    • Harber Coatings: Invents Revolutionary High-Performance Coatings

      by Tina Olivero

      When an industry faces a harsh downturn for two years, there is a critical need gain efficiencies, optimization and reliability.  That’s a global trend. And in the coatings industry its leading minds that have come up with optimal gains that support sustainable long-term cost reductions and higher efficiency. Replacement and repair of damaged equipment are […]

    • Ben van Beurden Interview (Shell Chief)

      by Tina Olivero

      Van Beurden and his colleagues might well have been in need of a drink after the gruelling nine-and-a-half month takeover campaign. While that day’s vote by BG shareholders – waved through with more than 99 percent approval – had never been a concern, van Beurden had faced a tough battle to convince his own shareholders […]

    • DNV GL: Different Practices must be followed to meet targets

      by Tina Olivero

      DNV GL, a premier firm which strives to help its customers by ushering in new standards for greener practices has come out with two papers recording the effect of various environmental degradation practices. These papers also go on to highlight new frameworks that can be adapted in order to help with environmental sustainability. The first […]

    • CAE: Launches world-class Helicopter Training and R&D Centre in Newfoundland

      by Tina Olivero

      CAE, a leading Canadian provider of helicopter training and simulation technologies is now located in the heart of the offshore industry in Mt. Pearl, Newfoundland.  The Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd. (HMDC), the Research & Development Corporation (RDC) and CAE formed a collaborative union that now oversees the new helicopter training and research and […]

    • EURONAV looks to Jotun’s Hull Performance Solutions

      by Tina Olivero

      The agreement will see Samsung-built sister ships M/T “Cap Guillaume” and M/T “Cap Philippe” receive coatings of Jotun’s advanced SeaQuantum X200 antifouling, alongside full suites of measurement sensors applied to their hulls. The applications, taking place at upcoming dry dockings at Keppel Shipyard in Singapore, will significantly increase vessel efficiency, reduce fuel costs and lower […]

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