In an oil spill, as the density of oil is less than water, oil will float on the surface. The natural agitation of water causes dispersion of oil that is spilled on the top layer of the water surface to go beneath into the water column. To accelerate this natural phenomenon, oil dispersants are used.
Archives for April 2017
Allseas’ “Pioneering Spirit” set a world lifting record with the safe and successful removal of Shell UK’s 24,000 t Brent Delta platform topsides from the North Sea.
Keppel O&M is on track to deliver a FPSO vessel to BW Catcher Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BW Offshore.
The Port of Seattle kicks off its biggest cruise season yet with over one million revenue passengers on 218 vessels, making Seattle the biggest cruise port on the West Coast.
Höegh Autoliners was chosen to provide the ocean transportation of a 7.12 metre wide catamaran that needed to be shipped from Antwerp to Brisbane.
The issue of biofouling has been under the microscope at a series of national workshops delivered by IMO, most recently, a national workshop held in Madagascar
JSC “Latvian Shipping Company” subsidiary, LSCSM supplemented the fleet under its full technical management with a newbuilding “Elandra Eagle”.
GONDAN facilities in Figueras, at high tide, the first SOV (Service Operation Vessel) built in Spain has been launched.
Hapag-Lloyd has taken first place in the “Best Logistics Brand” vote in the “shipping companies” category.