West Africa

  • Solus Ocean Systems have made the following executive appointments as the first part of a planned corporate reorganization to transfer the company's Europe and West Africa headquarters from Hounslow, Middlesex to Aberdeen, Scotland.

    Colin James has been appointed, manager, unmanned submersibles.

    Prior to this appointment, Mr.

    James, a submersible pilot, was manager of RCV operations for Sonarmarine.

    Clive Keenlyside has been appointed inspection and project engineering sales manager with responsibility for Europe and West Africa. Mr. Keenlyside has been with Solus Ocean Systems for six years, and was previously manager of the company's NDT inspection service in the North Sea area.

    Tony Gilbert has been appointed corrosion control and project engineering sales manager responsible for Europe and West Africa. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Gilbert was paint inspection manager with Solus Schall. He also served as sales and technical manager with Ramco Oil and Marine Services.

  • division, Tidewater Marine Service, Inc., has signed two multiyear contracts that will place 41 pieces of inland towing equipment in service in West Africa. The first contract signed with Noble Bawden Drilling (West Africa), Ltd., calls for Tidewater to provide 31 tugs and barges to service four marsh

  • oldest of all maritime risks: piracy. While piracy has been a concern in the maritime industry for centuries, a new hotspot has emerged off the coast of West Africa in the Gulf of Guinea. Specifically the industry is concerned about attacks occurring in the territorial waters of Benin, Nigeria, Togo and the

  • Tidewater Marine Service, Inc., Tidewater Inc.'s marine subsidiary, has outfitted one of its supply vessels for special service off the coast of West Africa for Nigerian AGIP Oil Co., Ltd., a venture of the national oil companies of Nigeria and Italy. According to Richard M. Currence, president

  • demand for offshore terminal support work. Earlier this year, Seabulk announced the addition of a newbuild Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) to its West Africa fleet — Seabulk Africa, two newbuild bareboat charters — AHTS Seabulk Badamyar and PSV Seabulk Nilar — for Indonesia, a new line-handler for

  • Construction and Babcock & Wilcox operating units. H.R. Reeves, senior vice president and group executive of Marine Construction's North Sea and West Africa Operations, will become Babcock & Wilcox's senior vice president and group executive, construction and tubular products, a newly instituted

  • senior division manager of the Harvey Fabrication and Marine Pipeline Divisions. W.D. Howell has been named vice president and general manager, West Africa Area, Oceanic Contractors, Inc. Mr. Howell joined the company in 1971 as a field engineer. He became the manager of the marine pipeline operations

  • A 7,500-mile tow from the Gulf of Mexico to West Africa marked the maiden voyage of Zapata Marine Service's new 82-foot steel mooring tug recently delivered by Halter Marine, Inc., New Orleans, La. The tug Mooring Service is now operating in West Africa, after her 53-day tow of the new 65-foot crewb

  • the mooring load with readout scales in the control house. Twelve of these units are installed on the FPSO vessel Conkauati, which is moored off West Africa. Smith Berger has also developed a line of chain stoppers which are remote releasable under maximum storm condition loads. The ability to release

  • Oil Corsair (shown above) was loaded aboard the Japanese freighter Seki Rokel recently in New Orleans for service in the waters offshore Angola in West Africa, highlighting a "first" for the shipbuilder. Built by Progressive Shipbuilders and Fabricators, Inc. of Houma, La., the Oil Corsair will be operated

  • 1.1 million barrels of crude oil on each voyage. Its size will allow it to be effectively used in any of a number of regular Chevron trades—West Africa to the U.S. East Coast, Indonesia to the U.S. West Coast and the Middle East to the United States

  • is the Gulf of Mexico, which accounts for more than one-third of the systems currently on order. Equally significant is the increased presence of West Africa as a destination for floating production systems. There are now as many systems on order for use off West Africa as for use in the North Sea

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    needs. In 1887 the Schoellhorn- has a 150-tonne safe working load (SWL) Albrecht building was located on the capacity and features an advanced rope west bank of the Mississippi River. It monitoring and management system that began by providing steamboat engines maximizes rope lifespan and provides

  • MR Nov-19#79  knots is achiev-
able. A single Westerbeke 23.0 EGED generator)
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    deck and overhead in- house top. Self-propelled CFD simulations run by Robert Allan Ltd. con? rm the design speed of 20 knots is achiev- able. A single Westerbeke 23.0 EGED generator provides electrical power. Two 2,000 liter/minute ? re pumps will be ? tted, each driven by a 55 kW IVECO diesel engine

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    cations, conventional solutions are more do it with 100 percent ef? ciency. In a tow with a Z-drive in a distance, call it, we went out to the West Coast for the appropriate. way, when you turn a rudder at a 10 or say, “stopping distance,” is dramatically Z-drive simulation training, so we’re

  • MR Nov-19#33 WORKBOATS THE OSV MARKET
HORNBECK (HOS) 
vessels at Port)
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    WORKBOATS THE OSV MARKET HORNBECK (HOS) vessels at Port Fourchon. Photos: Basil Karatzas Maritime Medical Assistance Worldwide • Medical services for crew members in the Ports of Call • Evacuation and repatriation services for crew members and passengers, including doctor’s escorts on commercial

  • MR Nov-19#32 .S.  Tidewater’s activity in West Africa  The tide may be turning)
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    projects. “ below its overall measure- at 72%. between anchor handlers and platform though less dramatic upticks in the U.S. Tidewater’s activity in West Africa The tide may be turning, with the supply boats. Gulf and in West African waters). encompassed 50 units (more than the statistics beginning

  • MR Nov-19#30  started with some of the lowest  demand for “?  oaters”)
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    mand growth at 1%. In a discussion of as increases in demand have been mini- of Ocean Energy Managment), the top market started with some of the lowest demand for “? oaters” beyond 2019, the mal. Data from the International Energy half of the cost dispersion reaches above activity levels seen in

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    my house decades ago). He has the designers and composites engineers a very tentative go. scribed as a bear (there are other terms I since moved to the West Coast and has at Bieker Boats, but it has a bunch of From what I could see there were could use, but you get the drift). worked for the naval architecture

  • MN Nov-19#30 WORKBOAT COMMUNICATIONS
ISO: Af  ordable & Reliable)
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    WORKBOAT COMMUNICATIONS ISO: Af ordable & Reliable Workboat Comms T e commercial shipping world can benef t from greater range of communications and reduced satel- lite costs. Domestic brown water operators know all too well that’s easier said; than done. Until now. By Joseph Keefe n the fast moving

  • MP Q3-19#37  LNG Facility located in West Jacksonville. The 
focuses)
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    Station is routinely flled via truck from Eagle company for a series of specialized private equity funds. EMG LNG’s Maxville LNG Facility located in West Jacksonville. The focuses on investing across various facets of the global natural re- Maxville LNG Facility has another 1 million LNG-gallons of source

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    the world’s carbon footprint, and, at the same time, not nearly enough credit for what it does right. Nowhere is that more evident than out on the U.S. West Coast, where the nation’s two biggest container ports compete – and cooperate – when it comes to commerce and the environment. The Golden State has

  • MT Oct-19#39 Justin Manley
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    Justin Manley The Breaking Waves, Breaking Barriers Panel at OceanObs’19. Obs’19 web site will make many of the careers. Rosie Alegado from the Univer- For the ocean technology community presentations available and recordings sity of Hawaii served as moderator and one of the key elements of the confer- of

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  • MR Oct-19#69  12 MW of clean electricity  West. It will be followed by)
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    be installed with the Damen “Goes Solar” its Dutch yards, collectively deliver- panels is Damen Shipyards Gorinchem ing almost 12 MW of clean electricity West. It will be followed by Damen While much of the focus is on ship-based technology, per year. “At Damen, we always take a Dredging Equipment Nijkerk

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    the the widespread use of welding and mass production the skills required to design and build wooden vessels fertile minds of Robert Allan Ltd. and other West Coast It wasn’t until 1938 that Robert Allan actually designed his ? rst rivetted steel vessel, the well-known yacht Fifer, that didn’t have its

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to swing back)
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    from the Gulf of Mexico to the 1.2 million TEUs inbound to the U.S. professor Jean-Paul Rodrigue) as a link Panama Canal Authority, now deriv- U.S. West Coast. to swing back to West Coast discharge, for trans-shipping containers between ing a large proportion of its toll revenues Any look at history

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    after (which began in late 2015); these move shipping, has the potential to bring about facilities had already come online, with discharging on the U.S. West Coast and on Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs), a backslide in the East Coast’s traf- additional LNG trains to follow. U.S. moving towards Caribbean

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    ? rm Moffaft & Nichol has made the case that in- creased fuel costs due to IMO2020 could prompt 1.2 mil- lion TEUs inbound to the U.S. to swing back to West Coast discharge, with shorter transit times from Asian ports. The inaugural LNG transit of the new and improved Pan- ama Canal came courtesy of

  • MR Oct-19#29  including Grace Line,  sailing westwards. Five days later,)
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    but long to be the ? rst ship through the widened canal, fort at Canal expansion, in the early 1940s, gone, U.S. carriers including Grace Line, sailing westwards. Five days later, in the op- with dredging actually begun on a third set of Great White Fleet, Farrell Lines (also with posite direction and

  • MR Oct-19#19 I
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    I INSIGHTS: MARITIME SECURITY on some critical issues since the ? rst within the areas of digitalization, auton- exercises and workshops involving a both undergraduate and graduate stu- event at the University of Southern Cali- omy and data analysis, this symposium diverse group of stakeholders, common

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  • MN Sep-19#56  DSC Dredge, LLC sponsors the West- lic Administration from)
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    Dredging Summit his undergraduate and Master’s de- Lefeber has a Master’s Degree in Pub- grees from Stevens Institute of Tech- DSC Dredge, LLC sponsors the West- lic Administration from Seattle Uni- nology. Don succeeds Tim Glinatsis, ern Dredging Association (WEDA) versity and an undergraduate degree Vice

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    , 36 per cent of OSV’s were laid up at the start of this year, with similar per- centages out of action in the US Gulf, Middle Chasing East, West Africa and North West Europe. This represents a sizeable portion of the global OSV ? eet sitting idle or in dry dock. Many of these vessels have been

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    vessels for both ful waterfront park. Just down the road from that park, if commercial and government operators. In other words, the one were to venture west toward the historic Stokes Land- perfect venue for workboat newbuilding and repairs. ing made memorable by William Bartram in his 18th Cen- The customers