USCG issues new safety alert on Gulf Coast bunker contamination; Lockheed Martin Canada wins extension to frigate support contract

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Advanced floatel to add ABB OCTOPUS gangway motion monitoring
June 13, 2018 — Delivered by Spanish shipbuilder Astillero HJ Barreras in 2011, the 600 person capacity Edda Fides, operated by Edda Accommodation, is the world’s first purpose build offshore accommodation and service vessel with features that include a telescopic motion compensated gangway and pedestal that can be adjusted at sea.

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USCG issues new safety alert on Gulf Coast bunker contamination
The safety alert says this “significant emerging problem” involves blended fuels oil such as Intermediate Fuel Oil (IFO 380) and has caused fouled fuel pump plungers, fuel pump seizures and other fuel system related failures.dots.JPG
Lockheed Martin Canada wins extension to frigate support contract

The Lockheed Martin Canada In-Service Support team has provided uninterrupted support to the Halifax Class Combat System, Command and Control System and Trainers for 25 years.dots.JPG
Keppel O&M delivers second high spec jack-up to Borr Drilling

It is the second jack-up rig that Keppel has delivered to Borr Drilling and follows the delivery of the Saga earlier this year, with another eight on order.dots.JPG New fuel savings solution is backed by a contractual guarantee
The technology is also said to significantly reduce CO2, NOx, and Particulate Matter (PM) emissions, as the result of a cleaner and cooler combustion process.dots.JPGTwin Disc to acquire Veth Propulsion
Veth Propulsion is a manufacturer of azimuth rudder propellers, thrusters and generator sets, and is a supplier and repairer of diesel engines.dots.JPG CSA marks 60th Anniversary of Safety Achievement Award program
This year, 1,616 vessels with 10,501 cumulative years of accident-free operation received awards.