Latest News for: Ships piping


Researchers' work will help the pipeline industry limit the destructive power of bubbles

Phys Dot Org 13 Apr 2021
Researchers have answered key questions to help prevent damage and improve the safety of hydraulic systems used for pipelines, water turbines and other applications ... The phenomenon is a common culprit in damaged water pipes and ship propellers, for example. In extreme cases, it has led to disastrous pipe failures in hydropower plants ... Explore further.

Maternity leave during lockdown has its advantages

The Irish Times 13 Apr 2021
Maternity leave has begun – that blissful part of maternity leave before the baby arrives. There is so much potential for these few weeks ... today it is “as heavy as a honeydew melon”) ... As I turned over in bed last night, my husband piped up. “Did you know, the largest ship ever constructed was the Jahre Viking and it had a turning circle of two miles?”.

US warns Germany over Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline

Anadolu Agency 12 Apr 2021
The US warned Germany on Monday that it is not willing to compromise on the dispute over the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project, saying it would use all possible means to stop its construction, a German daily reported on Monday ... The administration sanctioned the Russian ship Fortuna, which later resumed pipe-laying in Danish waters on Feb. 6 ... .

Gurgaon gets its own 'waste to wonder' park

The Times of India 11 Apr 2021
The 30 sculptures, which range from smaller ones covering an area of just 20 square feet to giant 200 square feet ships, have all been made using automobile parts, old pipes and grilles and other scrap and waste material.

Prince Philip put Land Rover hearse he designed himself at heart of funeral

Yahoo Daily News 11 Apr 2021
Once the Land Rover is stationary at the foot of the West Steps, the Piping Party will then pipe the “Still” – a boatswain's call traditionally used on naval ships to pass commands to the crew ... The Piping Party will then pipe the “Side”, another traditional ceremonial call ...

50% of newbuilds contain asbestos despite ban, tests find

Splash24/7 07 Apr 2021
Shipowners may be surprised to find their “asbestos-free” ships are not, in fact, asbestos-free ... Asbestos found in newbuilds and in most parts of ships built between 2002 and 2011 is an expensive problem, particularly if it’s uncovered during a port inspection, in which case, fines and detentions add to the cost of removing the material.

More Than 65% of all Ships Operating With Systems Containing Asbestos

The Maritime Executive 07 Apr 2021
Despite the introduction ten years ago of regulations prohibiting the use of asbestos materials onboard ship, a significant number of existing and newbuild vessels continue to operate systems and machinery containing the hazardous substance ... Under SOLAS regulation II-1/3-5, asbestos is banned in all ships built after 2011.
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Andriy Zagorodnyuk with Ukrainian troops in Joint Forces Operation zone in Donbass (Jan. 7, 2020

Ukraine redux: war, Russophobia and Pipelineistan

Asiatimes 07 Apr 2021
... of the region and hinders merchant shipping.” ... Even as Russian ships are not as fast in laying pipes as the previous ships from Swiss-based Allseas, which backed down, intimidated by US sanctions, the Russian Fortuna is making steady progress, as noted by analyst Petri Krohn.

France Denies Sending Warships to Nord Stream 2 Area

Urdu Point 06 Apr 2021
Nord Stream 2 AG, the pipeline's Swiss-based operator, said last week that it had noticed an increased presence of foreign ships in the area where pipe-laying vessels were building the offshore section. "There are no French military ships ...

Companies back moratorium on deep sea mining

BBC News 04 Apr 2021
A long-running dispute over plans to start mining the ocean floor has suddenly flared up ... And several companies have developed prototypes of "nodule collectors", giant robotic machines that would drive over the seabed, gathering the rocks and piping them up to ships at the surface ... What's the problem? ... What do the mining companies say?.

Warships & submarines entering zone of Nord Stream 2 pipeline in ‘planned & prepared provocations’ ...

Russia Today 01 Apr 2021
Nevertheless, foreign military ships are regularly seen nearby ... Minin listed several incidents that occurred in the last few days, including an unidentified submarine passing just a mile away from the anchor of ‘Fortuna’, the pipe-laying ship.

Biden’s Ukrainian “Putin Push” Could Lead to World War III

GlobalResearch 31 Mar 2021
This comes after the media observed the Ocean Glory, a US cargo ship, began delivering 350 tonnes of military equipment, including tactical vehicles, at Ukraine’s Odessa port ... Piped gas sells at a large discount to LNG, which must be cooled to liquid form, shipped overseas, and turned back into its gaseous form.

Pipelayer Akademik Cherskiy Heads to Denmark to Prepare for Nord Stream 2 Works - Operator

Urdu Point 30 Mar 2021
"Pipe-laying vessel Akademik Cherskiy headed to ... Russian ship Fortuna is already working on the pipe-laying, it is completing the construction of the second branch of the gas pipeline (Line B) in Denmark.

Global Natural Gas Distribution Market Report 2021: Market is Expected to Reach $758.91 Billion in ...

Enid News & Eagle 30 Mar 2021
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 30, 2021--. The "Natural Gas Distribution Global Market Report 2021 ... Companies in the natural gas distribution industry are investing in robotic wireless in-pipe leak detection systems for faster repair of leakages ... Natural gas is transported mostly through pipes or through shipping vessels ... Key Topics Covered.. 1 ... 2 ... 3 ... 3.1 ... 4.

From meme to you

Splash24/7 29 Mar 2021
Steven Jones from the Propeller Club Liverpool on the unique opportunity the grounded Evergreen vessel has given shipping to engage with the general public. Never in the field of global shipping has one ship Ever Given so much entertainment and laughs ... There was just a sense of ships as part of the dumb pipe that supplies our goods.