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  • Tidewater Inc.'s marine subsidiary, Tidewater Marine Service, Inc., has completed an agreement to purchase a package of five vessels from Otto Candies, Inc. of Des Allemands, La.

    According to an announcement by John P. Laborde, Tidewater chairman and chief executive officer, on 135-foot, 5,600-bhp tug; three 105-foot, 3,600-bhp tugs; and one 300-foot offshore deck cargo barge will be acquired from Candies in exchange for approximately 600,000 shares of Tidewater common stock. Candies is a major provider of marine support services for the offshore oil and gas industry.

    It is anticipated that three of the vessels will join Tidewater Marine's foreign fleet. The remaining tug and cargo barge will be placed in service in the Gulf of Mexico.

    In addition to owning and operating one of the world's largest fleets of vessels supporting the offshore oil and gas industry, Tidewater is active in oil and gas exploration and production, and in the air and natural gas compression business.

  • Marine geospatial data provider SeaZone created a series of free map widgets to embed into web pages. By embedding the map widgets into a web page, the user has instant access to SeaZone’s worldwide marine mapping. Data is available to purchase through one-click online purchasing, and is made available to

  • Purchase Forms World's Largest Subsea Contracting Group For Oil & Gas Industries The third and fourth in a series of five 2,100-dwt stainless steel chemical tanker for the transport of bulk liquids along the Rhine River and its tributaries have been delivered to Stolt Stinnes. Stolt Stinnes,

  • in the Gulf of Mexico. “One of our key strategic initiatives has been increasing our  rental and rigging business, and to go deeper into the offshore oil and gas drilling and production markets,” said Hausman. He said that the Morgan City Rental deal was particularly attractive as the company, led by

  • to transmit design information and changes instantaneously. Communication capabilities are expanded with the web. Equipment sensor data, such as engine oil temperatures and pressures, can be transmitted from a vessel at sea via satellite to be monitored by a company manger or by the manufacturer ashore

  • Grimaldi Group has been elected General Motors' supplier of the year due to its overall outcome as logistics provider. The award was granted during a ceremony held Saturday April 3. at the Hilton Hotel in Prague. Ho Andersson. GM's Worldwide Purchasing Production Control and Logistics Vice President s

  • after the company observed its capabilities, subsequently purchased the sonar. The Gemini 720id multibeam sonar is now the primary sonar onboard Sistac’s Soil Machine Dynamics (SMD) Atom work-class remotely operated vehicle (WROV). Tritech’s Gemini multibeam imaging range offers users a real-time, 120 degree

  • December 31, 2008. On September 30, 2013, these regulations were expanded to include non-tank vessels with a capacity of 2,500 barrels or greater of fuel oil.   The VRP requirement was established by the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA 90). The statute provides, in pertinent part, that the VRP shall: 

  • users who have a proven track record of satellite phone utilization in remote areas — areas such as heavy construction, defense/military, maritime, oil and gas, and aviation. Picasso hopes that the mix of intelligent marketing strategies, new technology, a system that is the only truly mobile and

  • regulations impact self-propelled non-tank vessels of 400 gross tons or greater that operate in navigable waters of the United States and carry any kind of oil as fuel for main propulsion. It is noteworthy that the NTVRP requirements for planning of response services are scaled to oil carrying capacity. Hence

  • undergoing unprecedented waves of digitalization. However, shipping is one linkage, albeit an important one, within the much bigger supply chains for crude oil and products. But cargo is king, raising an important question: Will future efforts to link ship chartering, and ship brokerage, into oil company supply

  • 2016 National Preparedness for Response Exercise Program (PREP) Guidelines. The new guidelines will become effective on June 10, 2016. Established under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990, the PREP guidelines were developed to provide a mechanism for compliance with the vessel response plan (VRP) drill and exercise

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