Why Dynamic Position matters
Dynamic Positioning allows vessels to operate within feet of desired positions for prolonged periods of time. Despite it being a complex system, DP has been a significant benefit to vessels conducting high consequence operations on the outer continental shelf.
Global oil demand likely grows up to 2040
As part of the recently published BP Energy Outlook for 2018, BP's chief economist, Spencer Dale, explores where oil demand is headed until 2040. Mr. Dale highlights that demand for liquid fuels grows over much of the Outlook, although in the ET scenario, the rate of growth gradually slows and plateaus in the years after 2040.
2018 SMART4SEA Awards Ceremony - Highlights
The winners across the eight smart shipping categories who walked with a SMART4SEA Award were announced at a prestigious ceremony which took place on Tuesday 30rd,2018 at the Yacht Club of Greece.
2018 SMART4SEA Conference - Highlights
Inspiring presentations and panel discussions highlighted the importance of embracing change and focusing on smart shipping developments towards a more sustainable future.
Does it hunt mines if it floats?
A new concept approaching related to mine warfare implementation and tactics are discussed among the naval experts nowadays. This new opinion presents us a new concept so as to put mine-hunting gear on a wider range of warships and distribute mine counter-measures (MCM) capable different vessels throughout the fleet.
24 injured after ferry explosion at Playa del Carmen
24 passengers were injured when an explosion took place onboard a ferry in the maritime terminal of Playa del Carmen in Mexico, while the were disembarking, according to local authorities.
Lessons Learned: Hydraulic oil spill during cargo discharging
In UK Club's latest 'Lessons Learned' article, Capt. David Nichol describes a case of a hydraulic oil spill during cargo unloading operations in a heavy weather, highlighting the importance of crews' quick and effective response to avoid major pollution incidents.