Europe

Livestock carrier ablaze off Crete

August 2nd, 20154 In yet another tragic accident involving livestock carriers, the Panama-flagged Nabolsi 1 (1,405 dwt; built 1972) caught fire yesterday while on transit from Beirut to...

Fire onboard Subsea Viking

August 1st, 20150 A fire, which broke out on the ROV Subsea Viking last night while it was moored at Hatson Pier in Scotland’s Orkney Islands, led to an exclusion zone being put out...

Norway cracking down on polluting ships

July 31st, 20151 A ship fell foul of new sulphur rules in Norway, hit with a NOK100,000 ($12,200) fine, just eight days after the ruling became law. The general cargo ship, Sardius...

Shell slashes 6,500 staff

July 30th, 20150 The protracted downturn in oil prices is seeing another energy major make swingeing cuts to its global workforce. Royal Dutch Shell’s latest quarterly results saw net...

Subsea 7 wins EPIC Egypt contract

July 30th, 20150 Oslo-listed Subsea 7 has been awarded an EPIC contract worth around $500m from BP and it’s partner DEA for work offshore Egypt. The contract includes engineering,...
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