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Oil and Gas: Optimising FPSOs in Extreme Environments
Oil and gas companies continue to move into new and increasingly harsh and remote environments to meet the world’s growing demand for energy.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
Bigger Panama Canal will bring unexpected boost to LNG shipping
A new study by the consultancy Timera Energy has predicted that the expansion of the Panama Canal to allow passage for liquefied natural gas carriers in late 2015 is set to have a far greater impact o...Read more...
Norway to boost 2014 oil and gas industry investments by 4 percent
Norway is to increase its oil and gas industry investments by 4 percent in 2014.Read more...
Siemens floats novel idea
Siemens has developed a float-over barge concept to assist in the installation of structures such as converter stations onto offshore foundations for Germany’s North Sea offshore grid network. Newca...Read more...
Russia opens floodgates to its LNG exports
Russia's new law to liberalise liquefied natural gas exports entered into force on December 1, taking away state-controlled Gazprom’s monopoly on exports of Russian LNG. The new law means that LNG exp...Read more...
New report on Canada's marine oil spill response capabilities
The Tanker Safety Expert Panel, an independent panel appointed to review Canada's current tanker safety system and to propose measures to strengthen it, has released its report: 'A Review of Canada's ...Read more...
Shipwreck salvage techniques could help GOM decommissioning, expert says
Jelle Lanting, commercial manager of Manmoet Salvage BV, has suggested that techniques developed by the global salvage industry could be usefully deployed for offshore decommissioning in the Gulf of M...Read more...
Shell floats hull for world’s largest floating facility
The 488-meter-long-hull of Shell’s Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility has been floated out of the dry dock at the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) yard in Geoje, South Korea, where t...Read more...
ClassNK and "Maria Tsakos" Foundation team up to support maritime research
The "Maria Tsakos" Foundation-International Center for Maritime Research and Tradition and ClassNK have embarked on a joint venture to cooperate on matters of common interest, with emphasis on maritim...Read more...
Future bodes well for eco-friendly container ships
A new survey of 60 shipping companies, by HSH Nordbank, claims that stricter regulations from the International Maritime Organization could cause shipping companies to cease the use of heavy fuel oil ...Read more...
ICSOT India: Technological Innovations in Shipbuilding
ICSOT India: Technological Innovations in Shipbuilding takes place in Kharagpur, India from 12 December until 13 DecemberRead more...
GNSS+ 2013, the 26th International Technical Meeting of the Satellite Division
GNSS+ 2013, the 26th International Technical Meeting of the Satellite Division takes place in Nashville, TN, USA from 16 December until 20 DecemberRead more...
Virtual Wave Basin: CFD in the Design of Offshore Floating Platforms
Virtual Wave Basin: CFD in the Design of Offshore Floating Platforms takes place in (Webinar) on 17 DecemberRead more...
CFD in the Design of Offshore Floating Platforms
CFD in the Design of Offshore Floating Platforms takes place in Webinar on 17 DecemberRead more...
Design of Pipelines & Risers
Design of Pipelines & Risers takes place in Glasgow, UK from 13 January until 15 JanuaryRead more...
LNG 360⁰ Forum (Latin America & Caribbean)
LNG 360⁰ Forum (Latin America & Caribbean) takes place in Houston, Texas, USA from 14 January until 16 JanuaryRead more...
8th Arctic Frontiers conference: Humans in the Arctic
8th Arctic Frontiers conference: Humans in the Arctic takes place in Tromsø, Norway from 19 January until 24 JanuaryRead more...
International Petroleum Technology Conference
International Petroleum Technology Conference takes place in Doha, Qatar from 20 January until 22 JanuaryRead more...
Offshore West Africa
Offshore West Africa takes place in Accra, Ghana from 21 January until 23 JanuaryRead more...
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