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Marine Science and Technology
News and events below are syndicated from the Marine Science and Technology website - a portal for gathering industry wide information. These current news and event items relate to the markets in which BMT operates.view more
Arctic diplomacy: a warmer welcome
At their biennial meeting on May 15th in the Swedish city of Kiruna, the Arctic Council’s eight member states agreed that China, India, Italy, Japan, South Korea and Singapore could become permanent o...Read more...
Heavylift firms fear delays to giant energy projects
Delays to large energy projects are creating headaches for heavylift companies employed to carry equipment and sections of the plant from the yard to the project site.Read more...
IMCA releases guidelines for installing ROV systems on vessels or platforms
The International Marine Contractors Association has published ‘Guidelines for installing ROV systems on vessels or platforms’ (IMCA R018). The new publication is aimed at vessel and platform owner/op...Read more...
Atlantic Offshore Rescue commissions Ocean Troll
Aberdeen-based standby vessel operator Atlantic Offshore Rescue has commissioned what will be the UK’s most powerful emergency response and rescue vessel. The Ocean Troll - which recently completed a ...Read more...
Climate's effect on marine industry
With oceans absorbing 80 percent of the planet's heat, global warming is a blue issue. Climate change is affecting the pH levels of waters, the distribution of fish species and the use of oceans as an...Read more...
BP wins eight offshore exploration blocks in Brazil Round 11
BP and partners Total, Petrobras and Petrogal have been named winning bidders for eight deepwater blocks offshore Brazil in the Brazilian National Petroleum Agency’s (ANP’s) 11th bid round. BP will be...Read more...
Offshore vessels soften shipbuilding slowdown
Peter Sand, senior shipping analyst at BIMCO in Denmark, has noted that a switch in newbuilding orders towards specialised tonnage, such as offshore services vessels, has helped the shipbuilding indus...Read more...
Africa is shipping’s hottest prospect
Africa is the most exciting new market for shipping as cargo-carrying opportunities open up for tankers and gas carriers, according to ICAP Shipping. In West Africa, for example, Angola is poised to s...Read more...
European Commission unveils maritime strategy for the Atlantic
The European Commission has adopted an Action Plan to revitalise the marine and maritime economy in the Atlantic Ocean Area. It aims to show how the EU’s Atlantic Member States, their regions and the ...Read more...
1st IMarEST LNG Ship Fuel Technology Conference
1st IMarEST LNG Ship Fuel Technology Conference takes place in Antwerp, Belgium from 22 May until 23 MayRead more...
European Imagery Summit
European Imagery Summit takes place in Vienna, Austria from 28 May until 29 MayRead more...
Annual Materials Management Forum for the Oil & Gas Industry
Annual Materials Management Forum for the Oil & Gas Industry takes place in Berlin, Germany from 29 May until 30 MayRead more...
Risk Management of Ageing Facilities: Best Practice
Risk Management of Ageing Facilities: Best Practice takes place in London/Aberdeen, Uk from 4 June until 5 JuneRead more...
32nd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering ((OMAE 2013)
32nd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering ((OMAE 2013) takes place in Nantes, France from 9 June until 14 JuneRead more...
LNG for Marine Transportation USA
LNG for Marine Transportation USA takes place in Houston, USA from 11 June until 12 JuneRead more...
Structural Life Extension of Offshore Installations by Weld Improvement Method (course)
Structural Life Extension of Offshore Installations by Weld Improvement Method (course) takes place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 11 June until 12 JuneRead more...
Risk Analysis & Structural Reliability (course)
Risk Analysis & Structural Reliability (course) takes place in Glasgow, UK from 12 June until 14 JuneRead more...
UTC 2013, 19th Underwater Technology Conference
UTC 2013, 19th Underwater Technology Conference takes place in Bergen, Norway from 18 June until 20 JuneRead more...
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