Latest News for: Offshore crew


Barge off Long Beach surveys best route for wind-powered cable

Newsday 20 Jan 2022
Contractors are collecting soil samples and surveying to potentially use the cable to connect the power plant to a proposed wind farm known as Empire Offshore Wind Project with 1,000-foot turbines 15 to 30 miles south of the barrier island in the Atlantic Ocean ... Crews will also have boats surveying Reynolds Channel.

Petronas achieves 99.7 pct COVID-19 vaccination rate among employees in Malaysia

Malaysian National News Agency 20 Jan 2022
COVID-19. Petronas achieves 99.7 pct COVID-19 vaccination rate among employees in Malaysia. " data-media="">. 19/01/2022 01.30 PM ... Apart from the PPVINs, Petronas also launched an offshore immunisation outreach programme that saw the vaccination of more than 2,000 offshore workers and crew members in Sarawak, Sabah and Labuan ... ....

Strategic Marine Delivers Another New Crew Boat to Centus Marine

The Maritime Executive 19 Jan 2022
Strategic Marine (S) Pte Ltd (“Strategic Marine”) recently handed over “Centus Ten” to Malaysian Offshore operator Centus Marine Sdn Bhd (“Centus”) ... The vessel also offers dedicated luggage racks, a large, incorporated deck storage and wide walkways to facilitate crew transfer in demanding offshore conditions.

Maersk Orders 12 Methanol-Powered Container Ships With Fuel-Saving Design

Treehugger 19 Jan 2022
The crew accommodation and bridge will be located at the bow to enable increased container capacity ... ." ... I would not ... "This design is only novel because it’s on a vessel class that comes with high expectations for crew comfort. Virtually every offshore vessel is built this way, and many heavy-lift ships, fishing vessels and coastal cargo ships too.

Jumbo-SAL-Alliance Delivers Solution for Engineering Challenge

The Maritime Executive 18 Jan 2022
After months of precision planning and engineering Jumbo Shipping, now part of Jumbo-SAL-Alliance, has carried out the tailor-made transportation of offshore platform modules including living quarters module, helideck and flare boom for client Kiewit Offshore Services.

Covid: Unite says CNR North Sea mandatory vaccinations 'draconian'

BBC News 18 Jan 2022
Canadian Natural Resources (CNR), which has a base in Aberdeen, will only allow staff and contractors vaccinated against Covid to be offshore ... "We have been liaising closely with contracting companies to encourage their offshore employees not yet vaccinated to join the majority of the offshore crew who are.

Cruises sail into a new era of Covid self-policing

Politico 15 Jan 2022
The Diamond Princess infamously sat offshore in Japan for weeks while passengers and crew were infected before being evacuated ... And in June, cruise companies agreed to CDC conditions that would let them sail again, including proving that the vast majority of not only crew but passengers on board were vaccinated.

Investors Acquire UK's North Star for Opportunities in Offshore Wind

The Maritime Executive 14 Jan 2022
The new investors represented by Partner Group aim to transform North Star into a leading next-generation offshore wind infrastructure services company ... The company has a long heritage in providing essential crew rescue, firefighting, and other emergency response services to offshore energy operations in the North Sea.

Med: Tragedy Continues as Routes Change and Situation in Libya Deteriorates Even Further

Reliefweb 14 Jan 2022
On 4 January Seabird, a reconnaissance plane operated by Sea-Watch alerted the Banksy-funded Louise Michael rescue vessel to a boat with around 100 people in distress off an offshore gas platform operated by Shell on behalf of the Tunisian government. The crew of Louise Michel ...

Key dates in Costa Concordia shipwreck, trial and cleanup

San Francisco Chronicle 13 Jan 2022
It drifts without power until it comes to rest on its side offshore. After weeks of searches, rescue crews confirm 32 people died ... Prosecutor Francesco Verusio confirms passenger allegations that Schettino abandoned the Concordia before all the passengers and crew had been evacuated.

IOG pauses North Sea drilling campaign over rig stability concerns

Splash24/7 10 Jan 2022
The rig is expected to remain offshore with non-essential crew and equipment demobilised while the issue is rectified and the company said it would provide further updates once there is more certainty on the length of remediation work.

Southwark drilling programme halted

Oilfield Technology 10 Jan 2022
The Noble Hans Deul rig is expected to remain offshore with non-essential crew and equipment demobilised while an issue with rig stability is rectified ... .

Video: Royal Thai Navy Intercepts "Ghost Ship" Near Oil Rig

The Maritime Executive 10 Jan 2022
At about 1600 hours on January 6, the Royal Thai Navy command for the Southern Gulf of Thailand received notice from the crew of an offshore rig that there was a cargo ship with a pronounced list drifting nearby ... On arrival, the crew of the patrol boat found a rusting 260-foot coastal freighter, with markings identifying it as Fin Shui Yuen 2 ... ....

Lifeboat volunteers’ casualty training turns into real-life rescue

The Independent 08 Jan 2022
Teams from North Berwick Dunbar and Eyemouth Coastguard were involved in the rescue and Dunbar Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) launched both its inshore and offshore lifeboats.