At BMT, we aspire to be seen as a source of high-value insight and knowledge so that we can provide our customers with solutions to their challenges. Below we share our thoughts on important industry topics along with relevant news and events.
Oil and Gas: Technical evolution of ultra-deep water riser integrity monitoring
Roderick Edwards, Vice President of BMT Scientific Marine Services, discusses the need for riser integrity monitoring for offshore platforms, which has accelerated in recent years.Read the full article
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
North Sea oil industry 'close to collapse'
The chairman of the independent explorers' association Brindex, Robin Allan, has warned that the UK's oil industry is in "crisis" as prices drop, and oil companies and service providers are cutting st...Read more...
Benefits of new eco-ships undermined by falling oil price
The sliding oil price casts serious doubts on the benefits of the new eco-design vessels set to enter the market, especially in product tanker, in 2015.Read more...
US ups oil spill liability cap
The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has administratively increased the limit of liability for oil-spill related damages from USD 75 million to approximately USD 134 million for offshore oil and...Read more...
Lloyd's Register Foundation funds big data study
The Lloyd’s Register Foundation has announced a £10m ($15.7m) conditional grant offer to the Alan Turing institute to support engineering applications of big data. The announcement coincides with the ...Read more...
Offshore platforms could become wildlife havens
A Dutch architect, has proposed a plan for turning offshore oil platforms into high-rise structures that function as habitats for plants and animals. Dubbed Sea Trees, the constructions will stretch a...Read more...
U.S. model predicts offshore hydrocarbon leaks
A new modeling tool created by scientists at the U.S. National Energy Technology Laboratory is helping to prevent future hydrocarbon leaks and providing a greater understanding of how hydrocarbon leak...Read more...
Ship collision sparks environmental disaster in Bangladesh
The OT Southern Star 7 oil tanker, carrying around 350,000 liters of oil, has partially capsized on the Shele River, Bangladesh, after an empty ship collided with it. A Shipping Ministry official stat...Read more...
Australia oil and gas industry and commercial fishers forge closer ties
Australia’s oil and gas industry has signed a landmark agreement with five of the nation’s peak commercial fishing, aquaculture and seafood industry associations, establishing principles of co-operati...Read more...
Shipping is ready for a technological revolution - Tom Boardley
Tom Boardley, who will be a speaker at Sea Asia 2015, gives a flavour of the questions and challenges facing the global shipping industry.Read more...
Offshore West Africa Conference & Exhibition
Offshore West Africa Conference & Exhibition takes place in Lagos, Nigeria from 20 January until 22 JanuaryRead more...
Balancing the 'Energy Economy'
Balancing the 'Energy Economy' takes place in Brussels, Belgium on 20 JanuaryRead more...
Offshore Middle East 2015
Offshore Middle East 2015 takes place in Doha, Qatar from 26 January until 28 JanuaryRead more...
Euromaritime 2015 takes place in Paris, France from 3 February until 5 FebruaryRead more...
Topsides, Platforms & Hulls Conference & Exhibition
Topsides, Platforms & Hulls Conference & Exhibition takes place in Galveston, TX, USA from 4 February until 5 FebruaryRead more...
FPSO Europe Congress 2015
FPSO Europe Congress 2015 takes place in London, UK from 10 February until 11 FebruaryRead more...
Ro-ro Shipping takes place in Gotherburg, Sweden from 17 February until 18 FebruaryRead more...
Structural Load & Fatigue on Floating Structures
Structural Load & Fatigue on Floating Structures takes place in London, UK from 25 February until 26 FebruaryRead more...
HydroVision Russia 2015
HydroVision Russia 2015 takes place in Moscow, Russia from 3 March until 5 MarchRead more...
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