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Maritime Professional Update

by wade on July 13, 2011

High Speed Misery: for Both Superferries & U.S. Taxpayers Alike  Marad offers former Hawaii Superferry hulls for sale on “as is, where is” basis. When and where the boats will go is anyone’s guess. Could they be reflagged?   NTSB An independent agency focused solely on transportation safety   Read more.

The Latest From Maritime Today

by wade on July 13, 2011

Libya Lays Up Tankers, Gadafi Feels the Heat Posted 07/07/11 at 10:51 AM According to a report from Reuters, many oil tankers in Libya's state-owned fleet remain anchored and unable to trade because of cash flow issues. Crude oil shipments from Libya, once Africa's third largest producer, have been at a virtual standstill for months as leader Muammar Gaddafi has faced international pressure and sanctions... Read more.

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Global Research Collaboration in Marine and Ocean Technologies

by wade on July 13, 2011

By Andrew Safer and published in International Ocean Systems Magazine, July/August 2011 edition, Teddington, UK
Senior ocean leaders from Canada, China, India, Brazil and Israel gathered in St John's, Newfoundland, earlier this year for a significant Multilateral Roundtable on collaborative research in marine and ocean technologies. Andrew Safer reports Read more.

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Managing Pack Ice and Icebergs

by wade on July 13, 2011

By Andrew Safer and published in Offshore Technology, London, UK, January 2011

Cairn Energy, a Scotland-based oil and gas explorer and producer, drilled three wells at approximately 70 north and 60 west, 150 to 200 kilometres offshore in its acreage in the Baffin Bay Basin during a much anticipated Summer 2010 campaign. These were the first wells drilled in the Greenland Arctic in 10 years. The objective was to identify the window of opportunity when the water would be free from pack ice, and to keep icebergs out of the protection zone around the drill site to ensure the exploration program could continue safely and without interruption.
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New Board for The Marine Technology Society - NL

by wade on July 4, 2011

The Marine Technology Society (MTS)--Newfoundland and Labrador Section  named a new Board of Directors following the MTS annual general meeting at the National Research Council Institute for Ocean Technology on June 29. Read more.