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10.06.2014 Arctech Helsinki Shipyard Builds World's First LNG Fuelled Icebreaker

A new icebreaker being built by Arctech Helsinki Shipyard for the Finnish Transport Agency will be powered by Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines capable of operating on both liquefied natural gas (LNG) and low sulphur diesel fuel.

09.06.2014 Dow and Veolia will Deliver Ultrafiltration Technology for Total’s New Moho Nord Offshore Floating Production Unit (FPU) in West Africa

Dow Water & Process Solutions’ ultrafiltration (UF) membrane technology will soon start treating seawater off the coast of the Republic of the Congo required for reservoir injection.

13.05.2014 Russia Interested in Belarusian Technologies to Clean Fuel Spills

Russia has been interested in a Belarusian technologies to clean fuel spills, the news agency BELTA has reported, citing the deputy head of the polar region studies center at the Belarusian National Academy of Sciences, Aleksey Gaydashov.

12.05.2014 DNV GL Has Issued New Subsea Report on Technology, Safety and Future Trends

DNV GL has issued the report ‘Subsea – Technology Developments, Incidents and Future Trends’ on behalf of the Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority.

12.05.2014 DNV GL Introduces Hybrid Power Systems for Offshore Units

DNV GL is proposing a new hybrid power concept for offshore units using batteries in combination with traditional power generation equipment.

05.05.2014 RS Class: New Lead Icebreaker Launched in Vyborg

The official ceremony of launching a lead icebreaker Vladivostok of a new generation project 21900 took place on 29 April 2014 at ОАО Vyborg Shipyard.

29.04.2014 Navis Engineering Delivers the NavDP4000 System and Autopilot AP4000 for the Innovative Icebreaker

Dynamic positioning control systems from Navis Engineering have met performance expectations set out in the sea trials of the innovative multifunctional icebreaking rescue and emergency vessel Baltika.

19.03.2014 Gazprom Neft Joins International Arctic Oil Spill Response Technology Joint Industry Programme

Gazprom Neft has become the first Russian company to join the Arctic Oil Spill Response Technology Joint Industry Programme (JIP) run by the world’s largest oil and gas companies.

14.03.2014 Kongsberg Maritime Unveils New Modular Leak Detection and Environmental Monitoring System at Oceanology International

Leak detection and environmental monitoring within the offshore nenewables and oil and gas sectors are a key focus for Kongsberg Maritime at Oceanology International 2014, with the world launch of a sophisticated new approach to subsea monitoring.

28.02.2014 Kongsberg Maritime HAIN Reference System Number 50 Goes to Ocean Rig

Kongsberg Maritime has delivered its 50th HAIN (Hydro Acoustic aided Inertial Navigation) Reference System, to long-time HAIN user, Ocean Rig.