This a very personal but still excellent account of an important but unsung feature of Allied naval success in World War II. To your reviewer, who knew many such Naval Reserve officers from the British, Australian, Canadian and American navies, the book brings back many strong memories and rings very true. Young experienced ..
Haddock larvae swam more slowly after being exposed in the laboratory to magnetic fields similar to those created by undersea cables connecting offshore wind farms, Norway’s Institute of Marine Research (IMR) said recently. Offshore wind farms and other marine renewable energy facilities are connected by submarine ..
Who is Captain Hook? He plays an important part in this episode and is a very remarkable man. He is Howard W. Pollock, who died in 2011 at age 90, and has had a career most people cannot even imagine. Howard has been a US Navy pilot, a lawyer, a homesteader in Alaska who built his own home with only one arm, a member of the ..
Last week (here), we looked at the recovery of the drilling market, epitomised by the return to a public listing of Dolphin Drilling in Oslo on September 15. A few days later, the great and the good of the offshore industry gathered for the annual Pareto Securities’ Energy Conference in Oslo. The mood was ..
A broad range of emergency service vessel types are once again reviewed this week. Included are patrol boats for law enforcement agencies in the UK and the US, rescue craft for Australia and Ireland, and firefighting vessels for the city of London. Firefighting • Search and Rescue • Police • Coast Guard Also featured ..
Fish farming vessels dominate this week’s featured vessels for review. Two of the vessels are aquaculture support workboats for operators in Scotland while one is a large-capacity fish breeding vessel that a Chinese conglomerate will deploy in offshore waters close to home and even in other parts of the world. Also ..
A broad range of emergency service vessel types are once again reviewed this week. Included are patrol boats for law enforcement agencies in the UK and the US, rescue cra ..
Skaginn 3X has been awarded a contract by Norwegian fishing company BlueWild to supply a full fish processing factory onboard the company’s new freezer trawler. Catch w ..
Scottish aquaculture company Kames Fish Farming, which operates in the lochs and estuaries round the Western Isles in Scottish Sea, has taken delivery of a new landing cr ..