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Lundin Petroleum Hits More Oil, Shares Surge

Norwegian Arctic discovery could be game changer; Lundin Petroleum shares rise 7 percent. Noreco, Det Norske shares also rise on news. Swedish oil firm Lundin

Discoverer Americas Drillship Makes Big Gas Discovery Offshore Tanzania

Transocean’s 6th generation drillship Discoverer Americas drilled into a huge gas reservoir offshore Tanzania recently according to a statement today by Statoil, the operator of the rig. The Norwegian energy [...] The post Discoverer Americas Drillship Makes Big Gas Discovery Offshore Tanzania appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Woodside's Farm in Agreement for Cameroon

  Woodside has finalised an agreement with Noble Energy and Glencore to farm in to the Tilapia Production Sharing Contract (PSC) off the coast of Cameroon.

Kalleklev to Head DNV GL's SE Asia Oil & Gas

  Energy demand in South East Asia is expected to grow at twice the rate of the rest of the world. DNV GL has appointed Arve Johan Kalleklev regional manager

Houston Welcomes Norwegian Cruise Line

  Norwegian Cruise Line returned to Houston on Saturday, October 11. Its Norwegian Jewel arrived at the Bayport Cruise Terminal in Pasadena, Texas. This inaugural

Furuno Makes Clean Sweep of NMEA Awards

  Over the past 43 years, Furuno has received the honor of being the most recognized company in the marine electronics field by the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA).

USS America Joins the Fleet

  USS America (LHA 6), the Navy's newest and most technologically advanced amphibious assault ship, was commissioned during a formal ceremony at Pier 30/32 during San Francisco Fleet Week, Oct.

Wärtsilä's Gas Handling Systems for VLECs

  Six new 87,000 cubic metres capacity very large ethane carriers (VLECs), being built at the Samsung Heavy Industries yard in South Korea, will feature Wärtsilä gas handling systems.

Boskalis Share Buyback

  In the period from 6 October up to and including 10 October, Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) repurchased 142,682 of its own shares at an average price of EUR 41.

Greg Hewitt is Executive V.P. of Kalmar

  Greg Hewitt (MBA, B.Sc.) has over 25 years of versatile experience from industrial equipment, transportation, major appliances and retail businesses. He

European Response to Ebola Threat

    Several European countries have introduced measures in response to the continuing outbreak of Ebola virus in some West African countries and isolated cases elswehere,

Antwerp Port & Shanghai Sign MoU

  The port of Shanghai, the largest in the world, and the port of Antwerp, the second-largest in Europe, are to collaborate more closely. A Memorandum of

Giant ‘Pieter Schelte’ Caught on Camera [VIDEO]

Some new video posted to Youtube gives us a rare look at the massive Pieter Schelte, a unique catamaran-like vessel that will soon be used to remove decommissioned oil rigs in the North Sea. The post Giant ‘Pieter Schelte’ Caught on Camera [VIDEO] appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Oil Prices Continue to Fall as Output Hits Levels Not Seen Since the ’80s

West Texas Intermediate extended its rout from the lowest price in 22 months amid speculation that rising U.S. stockpiles are exacerbating a global glut that’s driven prices into a bear market. Brent fell in London. The post Oil Prices Continue to Fall as Output Hits Levels Not Seen Since the ’80s appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Ship Strike Likely Killed Giant Fin Whale

A 58-foot-long whale that washed up last week along a New York beach was likely killed by a collision with a vessel. The post Ship Strike Likely Killed Giant Fin Whale appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Marcon Sells 3,900BHP Tug Overseas

Marcon International, Inc. of Coupeville, Washington announced the sale of the 3,900BHP, U.S. flag twin screw tug Maria Brusco (ex-Ocean Service) from a U.S. owner

Panama Canal Registers Tonnage Increase

The Panama Canal registered an increase in tonnage to 326.8 million Panama Canal tons (PC/UMS) during fiscal year 2014 which concluded on September 30. This figure

Volvo Ocean Race: Leg 1 Preview

B&G, official supplier to The Volvo Ocean Race, has teamed up with journalist and author Mark Chisnell to create a series of weekly blogs providing behind the

BW Group Orders ME-GI 2-Strokes from MAN Diesel & Turbo

BW Group’s 73,400 m3 LNG carrier newbuilds at Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. (DSME) will be powered by pairs of MAN two-stroke ME-GI diesels according to the Danish engine manufacturer. Four [...] The post BW Group Orders ME-GI 2-Strokes from MAN Diesel & Turbo appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

SYM Bolsters Shipowners Service Portfolio

SYM announced it has reorganized its technical services in three lines: Technical Services, Wet Docking Services and Electrical and Electronic Maintenance. Technical Services,

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