The Balancing ActJun 5, 2007
The Norwegian Shipowners’ Association (NSA) has been an important partner in Norwegian shipping since 1909, as the premier forum for the shipowning industry.
From the Editor: Broad HorizonsJun 5, 2007
Whether you’re attending an event in Moscow, or London, or Paris, or Aberdeen, or Oslo – or where ever you might be right now – we hope you can find a bit of quiet time to browse a few of the articles we’ve pulled together in this issue.
The Next Generation Permanent 4C4D SystemJun 5, 2007
The Norwegian marine geophysical company Wavefield Inseis ASA is now introducing a 4C system for permanent installation on the sea floor – the Optowave OBC System. The Optowave system is based on a unique fibre optic technology developed by Optoplan AS in Trondheim – a company that has pioneered optical fibre sensing within oil & gas applications over the last twenty years.
Cylinder-Shaped Hulls Proving Their ValueJun 5, 2007
While traditional floater types have been ship-shaped FPSOs, semisubmersibles, TLPs and SPARs, a novel cylinder shaped design has recently received its fifth contract.
Media: The Power of Being ConnectedJun 5, 2007
I’m sitting in front of my computer, acting like a man who’s just been dumped – constantly checking for new mail, just hoping for a sign. But I’m happily married, so what’s gotten into me?