Post Archive by Day: February 20, 2018

From stamp to screen: DNV GL issues over 50,000 electronic certificates

With the introduction of IMO compliant electronic class and statutory certificates DNV GL took classification into new territory. Now, just four months after the launch of this new service, more than 50,000 certificates have been issued. Published: 20 February 2018 Author: Keywords: Maritime Contact: Nikos Späth Head of Media and Public Relations, DNV GL – Maritime “We have been overwhelmed

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A closer look at powerline modelling using LiDAR data

Posted February 20 2018 Project Manager George Poole gives us a behind-the-scenes insight into how NM Group processes the geospatial data captured during surveys and what value this gives our clients. He has a wealth of experience in overseeing the in-house workflow; from the initial output of data on site, to the delivery of the final product to the client.

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Transocean Receives Approvals, Commences Compulsory Acquisition of Remaining Songa Offshore SE Shares

STEINHAUSEN, Switzerland, Feb. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG) announced today that Transocean Ltd. along with Transocean Inc. (“Transocean”) received all required regulatory approvals and has commenced a compulsory acquisition of all shares in Songa Offshore SE (‟Songa Offshore”) that are not already owned by Transocean. Transocean expects to complete the compulsory acquisition by the end of the

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GE Spurs Product Innovation Through Multi-Year Agreement with ANSYS

New agreement enables groundbreaking improvements in aviation and power generation applications PITTSBURGH, Feb. 20, 2017 – General Electric Co. is leveraging ANSYS (NASDAQ: ANSS) Pervasive Engineering SimulationTM to accelerate product development and analysis, improve product quality and reduce testing time in aviation and power generation applications. Through a new, multi-year agreement, GE will realize greater cost and time savings during

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OGC seeks public comment on ‘SensorThings API Part 2 – Tasking Core’ Candidate Standard for use in the Internet of Things

Contact: info@opengeospatial.org Release Date: Tuesday, 20 February 2018 UTC SensorThings API allows developers to connect to various IoT devices and create innovative applications without needing to integrate the heterogeneous protocols of the different IoT devices, gateways, and services. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) seeks public comment on the OGC SensorThings API, Part 2 – Tasking Core Candidate Standard. The OGC

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Spectra Logic Announces Komprise Data Management Software is Certified with Spectra’s BlackPearl Converged Storage System

Posted on Tuesday, February 20th, 2018 at 9:00 am. Written by Spectra Logic Combined solution automatically identifies and moves infrequently accessed data off Tier-1 storage to BlackPearl for affordable and ongoing data protection BOULDER, Colo. – Feb. 20, 2018 – Spectra Logic and Komprise today announced that Komprise Intelligent Data Management software is now certified to seamlessly operate with Spectra’s

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CGG GeoConsulting and Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica Announce First Reported Discovery of Live Oil Onshore Jamaica

Paris, France – February 20, 2018 CGG GeoConsulting and the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) have announced the discovery of two independent live oil seeps from different parts of the island of Jamaica. This significant find marks the first documented occurrence of ‘live’, or flowing, oil from onshore Jamaica and will be of particular interest to oil explorationists focused on Central America

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A Closer look at…. Powerline engineering

Posted February 20 2018 Highly experienced Powerline Engineer, Tola Aina, talks about some of the different engineering services provided by NM Group. He explains how varying types of projects might be tackled and the benefit provided to the client. “There are two key objectives in everything that we do; reliability and utilisation. We safeguard the line and then ensure it

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A Closer look at…. Tower spotting new powerlines

Posted February 20 2018 Learn about NM Group’s approach to new route design from Tola Aina, one of our highly experienced Powerline Engineers. He explains how he uses CAD analysis to objectively spot towers in the optimal location. Remediation and up-rating projects both consider as-built design of overhead Lines. We model the line as we’ve surveyed it in PLS-CADD™. Based

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Honeywell Names Robert Vislosky Chief Procurement Officer

MORRIS PLAINS, N.J., Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has announced today the appointment of Robert Vislosky as Chief Procurement Officer, with responsibilities for the execution of the Company’s global procurement and sourcing strategy. He succeeds Mike Slomke, who has retired after 23 years of Honeywell service. “Robert’s extensive expertise and demonstrated track record in leading procurement, supply

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Sigfox Appoints Christian Olivier, Global Transformation Leader, to Drive IoT Expansion as President of Sigfox USA

20 FEBRUARY 2018 PRESS RELEASES Today, Sigfox, the world’s leading Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity provider, announces Christian Olivier as President of Sigfox USA. In this role, Christian will expand Sigfox’s business in the United States where Sigfox is building and operating its own IoT network. In addition, Christian will lead all Sigfox USA company functions. Christian Olivier is an

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UAE’s AI Minister Visits ADNOC’s Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Centers

Abu Dhabi, UAE – February 20, 2018: UAE Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, H.E. Omar bin Sultan Al Olama has visited the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company’s (ADNOC) Panorama Digital Command Center and Thammama Subsurface Collaboration Center to see how the company is using big data technologies and, increasingly, artificial intelligence to help extract maximum value from its assets

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Capgemini wins two Strategic Partner Awards at the Citrix Summit 2018

The Group is recognized for ‘Most Impactful Cloud Win’ and ‘2017 Best Overall Geo GSI Performance’ Paris, February 20, 2018 – Capgemini today announced that it has been recognized by Citrix, with two Strategic Partner awards, for its strength in providing excellence in end user transformation to its clients. Capgemini received the awards at the recent Citrix Summit 2018 in

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Software AG Unveils Powerful New IoT Capabilities with Latest Edition of Cumulocity Platform

Darmstadt, Germany, Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Software AG (Frankfurt TecDAX: SOW) today unveiled the latest version of its open, cloud-based Cumulocity IoT platform (Release 9), which builds on its powerful distributed architecture with additional edge processing capabilities. Cumulocity IoT now includes enhanced high availability, multi-cluster deployment options, which strengthen its carrier-grade offering for Service Providers. Additional features include code-free integration

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Rystad Sees ‘Very Promising Year’ for Shale

Joel Parshall, JPT Features Editor | 20 February 2018 Topics: Hydraulic fracturing West Texas well pads. Source: Getty Images. 2018 outlook Rystad Energy frac sand Oil and gas consulting and business intelligence data firm Rystad Energy sees “a very promising year” for shale oil producers, analysts at the firm’s North America shale webinar said recently. “We believe that not everyone

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Fast-charging technology from ABB propels the Philippines toward sustainable mobility

2018-02-20 – ABB partners with QEV to bring clean transportation to the Philippines ABB will supply QEV Philippines, a local e-mobility start-up, with 200 Terra 53 multi-standard electric-vehicle DC charging stations over the next three years, in an effort to promote e-mobility in the Philippines.The first deployment will see four charging stations in various locations in Metro Manila by the

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Innovative ABB products premier at Data Center World 2018

2018-02-20 – Automatic transfer switch and finger-safe, plug-in Miniature Circuit Breaker (MCB) system extend ABB’s range of digitally connected industrial equipment and systems data center technology. ABB will unveil two of its latest products on Stand D1130 at this year’s Data Centre World, at ExCel London, March 21-22 The first product – TruONE – is an automatic transfer switch (ATS)

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Add Energy celebrates new projects worth $4M and 103% increase in their workforce

February 20, 2018 Add Energy, the international energy consultancy provider, has more than doubled its workforce in Aberdeen and Houston as a result of recent global contract wins and innovative software developments. In what has proved to be one of the most successful year’s that the company has enjoyed since it was established over 30 years ago, Add Energy has

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JAPEX named “the Excellent Enterprises of Health & Productivity Management 2018”

Note: This is a summary of the Japanese-language original February 20, 2018 Japan Petroleum Exploration Co., Ltd. (JAPEX) [Topic] JAPEX named “the Excellent Enterprises of Health & Productivity Management 2018” for the Second Year in a Row Japan Petroleum Exploration Co., Ltd. (JAPEX) was selected as one of “the Excellent Enterprises of Health & Productivity Management 2018” for the second

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