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Nord Stream Sabotage Probe Turns to Clues In Poland - WSJ

Jun 12, 2023

German investigators are examining evidence suggesting a sabotage team used Poland as an operating base to damage the Nord Stream pipelines in the Baltic Sea in September, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday.The investigators have reconstructed the two-week voyage of the 'Andromeda'…

Kremlin Blames 'Anglo-Saxons' After Report U.S. Knew of Ukrainian Nord Stream Attack Plan

Jun 08, 2023

The Kremlin, commenting on a report that the United States had known last year of a Ukrainian plan to attack the Nord Stream natural gas pipelines, said on Thursday it had already raised the possible involvement of 'Anglo-Saxons.' Unexplained…

US had Intelligence of Ukrainian Plan to Attack Nord Stream Project -Washington Post

Jun 07, 2023

The United States learned of a Ukrainian plan to attack the Nord Stream natural gas pipelines three months before they were damaged last September by underwater explosions, The Washington Post reported on Tuesday, citing leaked information posted online…

Fair Weather Collision Attributed to Distracted Bridge Watch Officers

Jun 06, 2023

The bridge watch officers on a bulk carrier and an offshore supply vessel were not maintaining a proper lookout before the vessels collided last year near Port Fourchon, Louisiana, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has concluded…

Exxon Launches Probe after Potentially Fatal Near-miss Incident on Hebron Platform

Jun 06, 2023

ExxonMobil in Canada is investigating an incident aboard the Hebron offshore platform in which a 6.8 kg piece of equipment was launched across the pipe deck and dropped 21 meters on the walkway on the deck below.The company reported that on May 28…

Offshore Worker Dies in Incident on Woodside's North Rankin Complex

Jun 02, 2023

An employee of one of Woodside’s contractor companies on the Woodside-operated offshore North Rankin Complex died in an incident that occurred at approximately 12.00pm AWST Friday.The incident occurred during work activity being carried out at the North Rankin Complex…

Equinor's Arctic LNG Plant to Resume Production Next Week After Gas Leak Shutdown

Jun 01, 2023

Norway's Equinor plans to restart production at its Arctic liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in Hammerfest on June 8 after it was shut down on May 31 due to a gas leak, the company said in a market message on Thursday. The facility will be unavailable until 2100 GMT on June 8…

Europe's Biggest Gas Supplier Says All Clear from Offshore Pipeline Security Checks

May 31, 2023

Inspections of Norway's offshore gas pipelines after the Nord Stream blasts found nothing suspicious, an executive at energy major Equinor told Reuters, in the first official word on the security sweep.However, risks remain after last year's…

Russia: Warship Attacked by Ukrainian Drones While Guarding Black Sea Gas Pipelines

May 24, 2023

Russia's Defence Ministry said on Wednesday that the Russian warship Ivan Khurs had been attacked unsuccessfully by three Ukrainian uncrewed speedboats in the Black Sea, on the approaches to the Bosphorus strait.In a statement posted on Telegram…

Zelim's Swift System: The Rapid Solution for Man Overboard Situations in Harsh Offshore Conditions

May 22, 2023

A new rescue system is said to be able to dramatically increase the chances of pulling anyone who has fallen overboard from a ship safely out of the water in under a minute.At a three-day demonstration around Vattenfall’s Ramsgate offshore wind cluster…

Third Medical Evacuation in Three Months: Coast Guard Assists Ailing Crewmember on Solitaire Pipelayer

May 18, 2023

The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from Allseas' pipelayer Solitaire Tuesday approximately 13 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana.Coast Guard Eighth District and Coast Guard Sector New Orleans command center watchstanders received…

North Sea Energy Sector Mobilizes to Improve Mental Health Support After Disturbing Study Results

May 17, 2023

Nearly 200 representatives of energy industry organizations are looking to devise a plan aimed at enhancing mental health support available to North Sea workers, after a study found a large number of onshore and offshore workers experienced suicidal thoughts while on duty…

BSEE Warns on Modification of Tools after Offshore Worker Injured

May 17, 2023

The US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has released Safety Alert 463: Adaptation and Modification of Tool Results in Injury.The alert describes how a worker was recently injured while attempting to install a hydraulic line…

Cluster of Chinese Vessels Spotted Near Russian Rig Off Vietnam

May 10, 2023

A Chinese research vessel flanked by coast guard and nearly a dozen boats on Wednesday entered a gas block operated by Russian and Vietnamese state firms, two monitoring groups said, another potential flashpoint in the South China Sea.It follows…

RMI to Provide Medical Support for World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

May 10, 2023

RMI, a company providing medical, security, and technical services said Wednesday it had been tasked with the provision of medical support for what will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm - Dogger Bank.The company, which specialises in…

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