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Guide for Layup of Offshore Drilling Rigs in Uncertain Times

offshore platform

With mounting challenges on the horizon for the oil industry, many rig owners are already or will soon be facing the question of whether or not it is time to stack their offshore drilling rigs. Concerned about cutting losses and reducing capital output, they need cost-effective solutions for preserving the value of millions of dollars’ worth of assets in harsh

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RV Sikuliaq Completes Cruise Using COVID-19 Precautions

Sikuliaq in Seward May 2020_by Sarah Spanos

The research vessel Sikuliaq has successfully completed the first science cruise in the U.S. Academic Fleet since the COVID-19 pandemic stand-down began. Special permission was given to three researchers from the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences at the University of Alaska Fairbanks to collect water and plankton samples in the northern Gulf of Alaska, preserving an unbroken string of

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CIO+ Information Overlay Service Free During Pandemic

ChartWorld CIO+ free during coronavirus pandemic

Over the past few months, the shipping industry has faced the issue of limited or restricted crew changes. As a result, there has been an increasing number of reports focusing on the mental and emotional fatigue, and resulting stress, on overworked bridge teams and crew. Under these special circumstances, ChartWorld will offer its CIO+ Information Overlay Service free of charge

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SOCP US Mariner Crew Change Facilitation Guidance COVID-19

US Mariner Crew Change Facilitation Guidance for COVID-19

The Ship Operations Cooperative Program (SOCP) has announced the development and release of the U.S. Mariner Crew Change Facilitation Guidance for COVID-19 (Revision 1.0). The SOCP Safety and Health Working Group, led by Captain Cole Cosgrove, Working Group Chair, spearheaded this effort at the request of industryto help operators manage crew changes as safely as possible. SOCP membership, association friends,

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STEM Learning at Home

Subsea Channel

A free underwater engineering educational resource for primary school pupils is being extended for learning at home while schools are closed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Launched by Subsea UK in 2015, Subsea Channel was developed in collaboration with education bodies, teachers, science advisory staff and industry representatives to capture the interest and imagination of primary pupils in science subjects. Aligned

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