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Cable Ship Wreck Found Off Hawaii

 Researchers from the University of Hawaii and the NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries discovered an intact “ghost ship” in 2,000 feet of water nearly 20 miles off the coast of Oʻahu.


SBM Offshore Sells Vessel for $150 Mln

 SBM Offshore has entered into an agreement to sell the DSCV SBM Installer, a Diving Support and Construction Vessel (DSCV), to OS Installer AS for US$150 million in cash.


Nautilus to Return Escrowed Funds

 Nautilus Minerals has announced that under the terms of its agreement with the nominee of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea, the sum of US$113 million, which was placed into escrow in May 2014, shall be released to Nautilus on completion of the agreement, which is scheduled to take place on December 11, 2014.


Statoil Fails to Find Oil Off Angola and GoM

 Statoil has completed the Martin well in US Gulf of Mexico and the Dilolo well in the Kwanza basin in Angola.


Cable Barge Capsized in Med

 Cable barge AMT Explorer capsized and probably sank in Mediterranean sea some 50 miles southwest of Sardinia island southern tip on July 3, while towed, reportedly, by a tug Red Husky. Barge was en route from Naples cable factory to Bremerhaven, with cable worth euro 28 million, which was to connect wind farms in North Sea offshore.


Subsea 7 has exercised final ext. option on Skandi Seven

  Subsea 7 has exercised the final extension option on the vessel Skandi Seven, and the vessel is firm from April 2015 until end March 2017.


New Vessel In MMT´s Fleet

 As a natural step in the process of expanded subsea services in the Oil and Gas industry, MMT has signed a long term charter contract for M/V Stril Explorer that is operated by Simon Mökster Shipping AS.


Norsafe Secures New Contract with Swedish Coastguard

 On 2 July 2013, Norsafe and the Swedish Coastguard (KBV) signed a frame contract concerning the delivery of its next-generation workboats. The total number of boats is undecided, but in October, Norsafe received its seventh boat order for delivery in 2014; a contract to deliver next-generation Magnum 750 rescue boats. KBV is a well-informed customer with enormous experience, and through this collaboration Norsafe has benefited from its extensive knowledge of these boats.


Ghost Ship With Cannibal Rats May Head To Scotland

 An abandoned Russian ‘ghost ship’ infested with cannibal rats may be drifting towards the west coast of Scotland according to salvage experts.


The cruise liner, Lyubov Orlova, has been drifting across the Atlantic for almost a year after being cut adrift by the Canadian government and now a Belgian salvage company have asked Scots sailors to be on the lookout for the vessel which is worth £600,000 in scrap metal.


DNV GL Supports Growing Momentum To LNG As Ship Fuel

 A groundswell of momentum is building in the US around the use of LNG as ship fuel as owners, ports and regulators, have realised the benefits of this emerging technology.

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