Simulation: The Centre for Marine Simulation
that will be used in offshore oil production on the Grand Banks of Newfoundland for Exxon Mobil and its partners. This project will see the 700,000 ton structure floated and towed by six vessel some 300 nautical miles to its offshore site. CMS has conducted this type of work before, notably with the Hibernia GBS, but it nonetheless is a highly challenging technical project. With research, CMS has been leading a large multi year project to develop proof of concept Dynamic Positioning capacity for hydrocarbon exploration/production operations in ice covered waters. This Joint Industry project
Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards Appoints Brennan
and legal matters. Prior to that, he was Commercial and Procurement Director for Project Management International Limited in the United Kingdom, as well as worked on a number of major projects, including the UK Aircraft Carrier, T45 Destroyer, Brunei Offshore Patrol Vessels, the Hibernia Oil Platform and Canadian Patrol Frigates. A graduate of the University of Windsor’s Faculty of Law, Ian also holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Geography and Economics from York University.
ATL Secures 10-Year OSV Contract for ExxonMobil
ATL’s newest OSV contract creates 100 new jobs Atlantic Towing Limited (ATL) announced today that it has secured a new 10-year firm contract, plus a total of 15 years of options at the Charterers’ discretion, with ExxonMobil Canada Properties and Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd. (HMDC) for four new state-of-the art Platform Supply Vessels operating out of St John’s, NL. The first ships for the contract will be delivered in 2016 and will join Atlantic Towing’s current fleet of eight offshore support vessels in Atlantic Canada. The new contract means 100 new