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Friday, November 16, 2018

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“Consider, for example, that South America was not an LNG consuming region seven years ago. In 2014, more than 100 cargoes will be sold there. As floating technologies gain acceptance, there will continue to be a big shift in the market demographics.”  Edward Scott, COO,  Excelerate Energy

Excelerate Energy & the Year of LNG

significant resources to applying the technologies and practices we have developed to solutions both smaller and larger than our current mid-scale capabilities. Can you sum up your near term business prospects in a sentence.     We have developed a full suite of midstream value chain solutions and are capable of working from the well head all the way through the downstream LNG marketing downstream, and continue to work with counterparties on a global basis to be midstream partners in monetizing reserves and/or capturing the cost savings and environment benefits of fuel switching

Irving's shipyard in Halifax is the company's largest (Photo courtesy of Irving Shipbuilding)

Irving Welcomes Mi’kmaq Tradesmen to Halifax Shipyard

we are faced with an aging workforce and a shortage of qualified applicants for skilled, trade positions,” said Doug Flynn, CEO of the Flynn Group of Companies. “From what I have seen so far, I have complete confidence this program will be beneficial to all stakeholders in the construction value chain…..from the workers, right up to the building owner. We fully intend to support this program as it continues to develop, and as more people take advantage of this opportunity, and we look forward to meeting future graduates.” “We want to work with business and help them succeed

Arve Johan Kalleklev regional manager for Oil & Gas in South East Asia

Kalleklev to Head DNV GL's SE Asia Oil & Gas

of becoming Asia’s natural gas hub. I believe DNV GL has an important role to play as an independent partner with more than 50 years of experience at the forefront of the LNG industry. We have the technical knowledge and global insight to support the industry across the entire oil and gas value chain,” he continues. The new unit will bring together local talent with strong support from DNV GL’s wide international network of experts, combined with access to unique testing and training facilities. These include DNV GL's Spadeadam fire and explosion test site and natural gas flow

Ben Oudman (Photo: DNV GL)

DNV GL Taps Oudman as Regional Manager

customers the foresight and support they need to succeed in the years ahead.” Elaborating on the differences in the energy markets which now lie under his new responsibilities in DNV GL, Ben Oudman said: ‘’While Western Europe is rapidly embracing the energy transition across the value chain, the focus in Eastern Europe and in Russia is on gas as the fuel of choice, with security of supply a key concern.  There we see significant investments in transnational pipeline projects such as TANAP and TAP.  In the East Mediterranean, recent developments off the coast of Egypt, Cyprus

The K-Sim Navigation class A ship’s bridge simulator installed at Simwave is now fully operational 24/7 (Photo: Kongsberg)

Simwave Maritime Center of Excellence Opens

. “We have a team of educational and maritime specialists from around the world on hand and this dream team, our partnership with Kongsberg Digital and our long-term vision on how to improve the learning experience in the maritime sector enables us to bring new customer benefits to the training value chain.” Kongsberg Digital’s full simulator scope of supply for the Simwave facility covers multiple full-mission and part-task simulators for ship’s bridge and engine room operations, all based on the latest simulator technology platforms. The contract also includes a five year

Barry Flower (Photo: BMT)

BMT Isis Adds Marketing and Sales Director

successfully building and leading teams to develop and win a considerable number of strategic high value competitions in professional services, commodities, engineering and logistic service support. Working with organizations such as the UK MOD, he has developed an in-depth knowledge of the defence value chain and where organizations can add value.   Recognized across the defense domain as a thought leader, Flower has represented industry suppliers on a number of strategic bilateral steering boards including the Joint UK MOD/Industry Support Steering Group and the Defence Science and Technology

Autonomous shipping company Massterly has appointed Tom Eystø (left) as managing director and Per Brinchmann as chair of the company's board (Photo: Massterly)

Autonomous Shipping Firm Massterly Appoints Top Brass

, Massterly, has appointed Tom Eystø as managing director and Per Brinchmann as chair of the Massterly board.Announced on April 3, 2018 as a new joint venture company between Norwegian ship owner Wilhelmsen and systems and solutions provider KONGSBERG, Massterly sets out to offer a complete value chain for autonomous vessels, from design and development, to control systems, logistics services and vessel operations.“Autonomy will revolutionize shipping and the industry will need technical and operational support from expert organizations such as Massterly if the full economic and environmental

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