The management of PT Wintermar Offshore Marine is pleased to announce the company has taken delivery of “WM Pacific”, the Largest Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) flying the Indonesian flag. WM Pacific is Wintermar’s 4th and largest Platform Supply Vessel
Archives for April 2014
When a ship is navigating through restricted waters it is affected by squat, bank and bank cushion effects which may cause errors in navigation. Learn about the influence of these hydrodynamics effects on ships in this article.
Mammoet, global leader in Engineered Heavy Lifting and Transport, is currently employing its Liebherr LR13000, the biggest crawler crane in the world, to install four platform legs on Van Oord’s newest wind turbine installation vessel, the Aeolus.
Here’s a video of a ship that was caught in a storm near the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa. Watch the video as the vessel lists more than 30 degrees, battling the waves to maintain a steady course.
Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) has signed an engineering services agreement with Workfox B.V, a subsidiary of the Seafox Group (Seafox), to embark on an engineering study of a purpose-built accommodation jackup rig with well intervention and P&A features.
Watchkeeping engineers are required to fill out engine room log book at the end of every watch with utmost precision. Mentioned herein are seven important points that must be considered while noting down important engine room parameters in the log book.
Lack of lookout and a sleeping officer of the watch (OOW) leads a vessel to run aground few hours after it leaves the post. Find out inside the article as to what exactly lead to this accident.
Now, seafarers will be better protected as a consequence of two amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC). Seafarers who are let down by their ship owner or who are entitled to economic compensation in case of long-term disablement or death will now be better secured.
The new-build Subsea Support vessel, named MV Deep Helder, was launched at Foxhol Yard Groningen on 23rd April. Vessel will be equipped with Survey and ROV systems, an offshore crane and 3 moonpools.