Worker suffers crush injuries on Transocean Barents. PSA investigates (Norway)

18:45, 05 Март 2015

The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has decided to launch an investigation into an incident that occurred on Transocean Barents on March 4, 2015 when a roughneck suffered crush injuries. According to the PSA, the injured drill floor worker was on the monkey board, about 10-12 metres in the derrick, at the time of the accident. Following the incident, he has been flown to Ålesund Hospital in western Norway. Transocean Barents is located on the Ormen Lange field in the...

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Video: Damen launches new Platform Supply Vessel

18:40, 05 Март 2015

Damen Shipyards has launched another Platform Supply Vessel in its yard in Galati, Romania.   The vessel named Mamola Defender is the second of two Damen PSV 3300 vessels delivered to offshore ship manager Promar. The platform supply vessel will be used to support offshore oil and gas operations in West Africa. It’s sister vessel ‘Mamola Reliance’ was launched in the same yard in September last year. Mamola Reliance was handed over to...

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Great looks and performance for DAMEN 67M SEA AXE Yacht Support

14:32, 03 Февруари 2014

She is named and completed her sea trials flawlessly in Holland Everybody onboard raved about the performance of the Damen 67m SEA AXE, 6711 reaching speeds over 22 knots! The advanced support vessel’s grey hull and white superstructure really shine and are faired and painted to superyacht standard. Due for delivery ahead of schedule in January 2014, 6711 has been configured with an extensive dive centre, including its own decompression chamber. Deck space, excluding fully...

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Antarctica Rescue Operation Completed

15:19, 04 Януари 2014

RCC Australia was notified at 6.15pm AEDT yesterday evening that the first group of 12 passengers had boarded the helicopter from the Xue Long at around 6pm AEDT. RCC Australia was then notified at 7.30pm AEST that the first 12 passengers had arrived at the Aurora Australis. Five flights were conducted to take the passengers to the Aurora Australis over a distance of about 14 nautical miles. Four flights were undertaken with 12 people each flight, and the fifth flight rescued four...

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IMO: Goal-Based Standards Verification Process Underway

14:55, 06 Януари 2014

A new SOLAS regulation II-1/3-10 on Goal-based ship construction standards (GBS) for bulk carriers and oil tankers was adopted by IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC), at its eighty-seventh session in May 2010, by resolution MSC.290(87). This regulation, which entered into force on 1 January 2012, requires that all oil tankers and bulk carriers of 150 m in length and above, for which the building contract is placed on or after 1 July 2016, satisfy applicable structural requirements...

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Видео: Вижте как влекач потъна, след опасна операция по изтеглянето му на кораб

10:24, 09 Декември 2013

За видеото, заснето преди няколко години напомни индийският сайт MARINE INSIGHT.    В операцията по издигането на кораба, участва голяма част от екипажа на този товарен кораб, въпреки това успехът и изключително рискованите действия сами говорят за себе си.   Издигането и укрепването на подобни кораби, на търговските кораби, плаващи в отрито море, не са рядкост за по-малките компании, където мерките за безопастност и сигурност са силно намалени.  ...

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