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Eco-friendly cargo ship Avontuur docks in Montreal - Montreal

On a cloudy Saturday, a 1920s-era schooner glided into Montreal's Old Port. While some might brand its arrival as a tourist trap, the boat came with a purpose: to deliver cargo from Europe to North America, sustainably.The wind-powered schooner docked in Montreal as part of a project that aims to offer businesses and consumers an environmentally-friendly shipping option.Called the Avontuur…

PBS airing film on Mark Twain's trip aboard 1st cruise ship - 3TV

NEW YORK (AP) — When the steamship considered the first cruise ship to originate in America left its New York City pier 150 years ago, the passenger list included a little-known California newspaperman writing under the pen name Mark Twain.By the time the six-month overseas journey ended, the writer born in Missouri as…
The Marea cable coiled on ship

Companies Cheer Completion of Open-Design Transatlantic Internet Cable

Microsoft on Friday announced completion of the Marea undersea cable, which stretches 4,400 miles between Virginia Beach, Virginia, and Bilbao, Spain.A joint project of Microsoft, Facebook and global telecommunication infrastructure company Telxius, the cable lies more than 17,000 feet below the ocean's surface.The Marea cable coiled on shipIt is the first cable to link Virginia and Spain.

United States Oil Fund LP (ETF)(NYSE:USO): U.S. Exports Rising

U.S. crude oil exports hit a record-high of 1.98 million bpd in the week to September 29, EIA data showed. This was the highest weekly average since the U.S. removed restrictions on crude oil exports at the end of 2015, after a four-decade ban. Oversupply due to Harvey drove the higher exports, but most of all, it is the wide…

Oil Shrugs as Glut Blunts Shock from Deeper Saudi-Iran Clash  | Rigzone

by  Bloomberg|Anthony DiPaola & Angelina Rascouet|Tuesday, January 05, 2016TweetAt almost any other time, an escalating diplomatic conflict between OPEC members Iran and Saudi Arabia would mean a spike in oil prices.(Bloomberg) -- At almost any other time, an escalating diplomatic conflict between OPEC members Iran and…

Pitbull And Norwegian Cruise Line Celebrate Norwegian Escape's A - KAUZ-TV: Newschannel 6 Now

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North Sea Industry Warned Not to Over-Engineer Assets  | Rigzone

by  Rigzone Staff|Wednesday, September 09, 2015TweetProserv CEO David Lamont warns the industry not to over-engineer assets in the North Sea if the basin is to have a future.The CEO of a UK offshore engineering services firm has warned the industry not to over-engineer assets and infrastructure in the North Sea if the basin is to have a future.At the Offshore Europe show in Aberdeen…

Russian cargo ship blasts off, heads for space station - KBZK.com | Continuous News

A Russian Progress cargo ship blasted off from Kazakhstan Saturday and set off after the International Space Station (ISS) to deliver 2.9 tons of propellant, water and crew supplies.The launch was originally planned for Thursday, but a last-second glitch prevented main engine ignition and the flight was aborted pending a review.

The Book Mattis Reads to Be Prepared for War With North Korea

Last Monday, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, a retired Marine Corps general with a legendary appetite for military history, ticked off a list of book recommendations to a crowd of U.S. Army leaders and supporterstitles that might help them understand command, strategy and the ways war is evolving. But he kept coming back to one book in particular: T.

Guidance on New Rules  | Rigzone

by  Andreas Exarheas|Rigzone Staff|Tuesday, June 30, 2015TweetWith new EU offshore safety regulations due to come into force July 19, Rigzone offers tips and guidance for companies on how to deal with the new rules.After the Deepwater Horizon incident occurred in the Gulf of Mexico in April 2010, the European Commission (EC) reviewed the existing regulatory framework around Europe.

Carbon capture in doubt after Norway buries 90pc of budget

The Boundary Dam plant in Canada was the first in the world to incorporate CCS technologyMoreThe latest bid to develop technology which traps and stores carbon emissions is already in doubt after a key European partner scaled back its plans, days after UK ambitions were reignited.Norwegian ministers slashed the expected…

LRE Releases Survey Findings on Innovation, Investment in O&G Sector  | Rigzone

by  Lloyd's Register Energy|Press Release|Tuesday, September 30, 2014TweetLloyd's Register Energy announced Tuesday its findings from a major oil and gas survey conducted to assess the impact of innovation and investment by operators in America, Europe and Asia.The Technology Radar survey, launched at the start of the year…

Russian Progress cargo ship blasts off, heads for International Space Station

A Russian Progress cargo ship blasted off from Kazakhstan Saturday and set off after the International Space Station (ISS) to deliver 2.9 tons of propellant, water and crew supplies.The launch was originally planned for Thursday, but a last-second glitch prevented main engine ignition and the flight was aborted pending a review.

Seven places in the world where global trade could be stopped cold, from the Strait of Hormuz to the

This article originated in the research for Quartz’s new book The Objects that Power the Global Economy. You may not have seen these objects before, but they’ve already changed the way you live. Each chapter examines an object that is driving radical change in the global economy. The world produces 96.7 million barrels of oil on average per day.

Navy's Stealthiest Warship May Be a Merchant Vessel

[By Salvatore R. Mercogliano, Ph.D.]When one thinks of a stealth ship, images of the Chinese Type 055 destroyer, the French La Fayette-class frigate, or Swedish Visby-class corvette come to mind. The use of material and technology to produce a smaller radar cross-section or to reduce sound and electronic emissions are all common attributes of what is commonly considered a stealth ship.

No More Hot Work  | Rigzone

by  Martin Parker|Lokring Technology|Wednesday, February 06, 2013TweetSaving money is just a bonus for engineers using new carbon-steel connections in their piping systems. Other benefits include a safer work environment and shorter project schedules.But what really matters to engineers is the fact that Lokring makes their…
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Ship Breaking Market share will expand till 2025 |

Ship breaking is the process of dismantling decommissioned ships and similar vessels to extract scrap metal and demolish the huge ship structure. It is also known as ship demolition, ship cracking, or even ship recycling, at times. Global trade and shipping has consistently increased over the past years due to globalization and industrialization, which has led to substantial rise in ship building.

Get Your Investiment On Board CSL!

GET YOUR INVESTMENT ON BOARD CSL!COCHIN SHIPYARD LTD (CSL) Cochin Shipyard Ltd (CSL), India's largest state-owned ship maker, made a strong debut on the bourses two months ago. The RS.1450 crore initial public offer (IPO) got an overwhelming response from investors, receiving bids for 258.9 crore shares as against 3.39 crore shares on offer, thus getting oversubscribed by 76.19 times.

RPT-COLUMN-Choosing champions in a protectionist world: McGeever

(Repeats OCT 12 column with no changes to text) By Jamie McGeever LONDON, Oct 12 (Reuters) - If the 40-year wave of globalization is now giving way to a rising tide of protectionism, the outlook for national and regional champions is brightening. These companies are most likely to be in sectors that enjoy explicit if not implicit government backing…

Lucky Danish Passengers Board Flight 666 to HEL on Friday 13th

Passengers from Copenhagen took a plane to HEL this week Helsinki that is. Finnair flew passengers from the Danish capital to Finland on flight 666, the last time the airline will use the flight number. Most terrifying of all, it coincided with Friday the 13, considered by many in Western culture as the unluckiest date…