Chevron announces an agreement to join the Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonization (GCMD). Chevron’s involvement aims to help support GCMD’s efforts to develop potentially scalable lower carbon technologies – including those that enable the use of ammonia as a maritime fuel – and the commercial means to enable their adoption.
From its founding in 1947 in Larose, Louisiana, Danos has continuously evolved and expanded to serve its customers. This year, the family-owned and managed company celebrates 75 years as a leading service provider to the energy industry. With nearly 2,500 employees, Danos services approximately 150 customers across 17 states.
Sustainable fish farm company Kames, operating in the lochs and estuaries round the Western Isles in Scottish Sea, has taken delivery of the Damen LUV 2208 to improve waterborne operations at their steelhead trout farm. The robust vessel offers an ideal platform for demanding aquaculture operations.
Ocean Floor Geophysics, Inc (OFG), a leading provider of subsea survey services and technology, has appointed Dr. Lucy MacGregor as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO). OFG’s retiring founder and CTO, Peter Kowalczyk will continue to be actively involved in OFG’s operations, providing expertise, mentorship and guidance as Chief Scientist Emeritus.
Subtech South Africa (Pty) Ltd, a subsidiary of James Fisher Subtech – a global specialist provider of innovative marine (offshore and nearshore) solutions, has completed a major Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) transaction, transferring a 51% stake in the business to South African black owned consortium, Tacenda Consulting (Pty) Ltd (100% black female owned) and Thembani Shipping (Pty) Ltd.
Aker Solutions has hired Kjerstin Kleyne Braaten as senior vice president of aquaculture, which is one of the growth areas for the company. Braaten has broad industry experience and will cooperate closely with potential customers and other partners to develop new solutions for the large projects which are expected to be sanctioned in the future.