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Marine & Offshore Featured Stories:

    • Harbourside Engineering Consultants Expands into St. John’s

      by Tina Olivero

      Definition: Innovation – Innovation Is The Process Of Translating An Idea, Invention, Service, And Value Proposition Into Existence. Innovation reflects imagination, resourcefulness, creativity, and vision to create new and often never-seen-before solutions. The qualities of an innovator include being pioneering, inventive, ­persuasive, persistent, progressive, and solution oriented. At Harbourside Engineering Consultants, innovation is not just a […]

    • Journey to Hebron – Opportunities Abound

      by Tina Pomroy

      Canada’s greatest offshore oil assets lie 350 kilometers off its coast. It’s Newfoundland, it’s rugged, it’s powerful, and it’s where thousands of oil and gas people live as their second home. The Jeanne d’Arc Basin of the Atlantic Ocean is a playground for ­sea­faring pioneers and ­courageous aviators. It houses one of the world’s largest […]

    • The Sleeping Giant Wakes

      by Aaryn Lambert

      VinKing Marine Enterprises Inc. is a name that often draws a double take. For anyone in marine transport and ­marine ­industries in general, the company warrants a ­second look. In particular, VinKing’s colorful and ­imposing CEO, Dan Villeneuve, brings a personal and business history that, as often as not, turns a fifteen-minute ­introductory meeting into […]

    • Eimskip – Strengthening Transatlantic Trade

      by Sean Mallany

      In his most recent State of the Union ­address, President Barack Obama called for the creation of a “transatlantic trade and ­investment partnership” between the United States and the ­European Union. This partnership would reduce trade barriers and promote free trade between Europe and America. How does Eimskip contribute to trade across the Atlantic? Eimskip […]

    • Rutter Donation – Strengthens Simulation Training at Marine Institute

      by Naomi Osborne

      (Above: Rutters Ice Radar on the Ships Bridge Simulator: [Pictured l-r] Fraser Edison, chief executive officer and president of Rutter; Brian Johnston, sales manager Americas, Rutter; and Captain Chris Hearn, director, Centre for Marine Simulation) At the Fisheries and Marine Institute of ­Memorial University’s Centre for ­Marine ­Simulation (CMS), students and industry ­clients now have access […]

    • Hebron

      by Rick Tiller

      The Next Great Opportunity For Consulting Engineers Rick Tiller, president and CEO of St. John’s, Newfoundland-based, Tiller Engineering Inc., has proudly been involved in Newfoundland and Labrador’s oil and gas sector since its ­inception and has seen the opportunities for consulting ­engineers evolve over the years. “The nature of the opportunities has changed as the […]

    • Journey to Hebron

      by Tina Pomroy

      350 kilometers off this coast lies Canada’s greatest offshore oil assets. It’s Newfoundland, it’s rugged, it’s powerful and it’s where thousands of oil and gas people live as their second home. The Jeanne d’Arc Basin of the Atlantic Ocean is a playground for ­sea­faring pioneers and ­courageous aviators. It houses one of the world’s largest […]

    • The First True 3D Marine Seismic System

      by Aaryn Lambert

      Since their introduction in the 1980s, multi-streamer marine 3D ­seismic surveys have been widely recognized as a key ­enabler for increasing drilling success rates during the exploration and development of offshore oil and gas fields. Today, these surveys are ­typically acquired by a vessel equipped with between 8 and 16 ­streamers towed 50 to 100 […]

    • Seafarer’s Bill Of Rights

      by Christopher Hearn

      Good things come to those who wait..seafarers in general all over the world have been waiting for passing of legislation that specifically deals with quality of life onboard. While there is plenty of legislation and standards ­governing construction, competency, operations, etc. There was not one ­unified standard for welfare, it was a series of separate […]

    • Journey To Hebron – Winter 2012

      by Aaryn Lambert

      Hebron is a heavy oilfield estimated to have 660–1055 million barrels of recoverable resources. The field was first discovered in 1980 and is located offshore Newfoundland and Labrador in the Jeanne d’Arc Basin, 350 kilometers southeast of St. John’s, the capital of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. ebron is approximately nine kilometers north of the Terra […]

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