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2014-05-20 16:22:11

HOUSTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced that it has signed a five year drilling contract with Maersk Oil North Sea UK Limited for a newbuild jackup rig to be owned and operated by Hercules Offshore. Total contract value is approximately $420 million, which includes approximately $9 million of mobilization fees. Contract commencement is expected in mid-2016. Hercules Offshore has also signed a rig construction contract with Jurong...

2014-05-19 23:05:46

Half-day interactive workshops will explore an open source approach to building a domain-specific connected business, increasing revenue and seizing market opportunity. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 A successful connected business seamlessly integrates people, processes and data across an extended value chain—decreasing interaction costs and automatically adapting business activities to respond to market events. WSO2 will present a series of workshops to help IT professionals...

2014-05-15 16:25:49

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine being left in the Pacific Ocean, without food or water, surrounded by sharks with friends suffering unimaginable injuries drifting beside you, many of whom would die over the course of five days of extremely adverse conditions. Your ship was just attacked by a Japanese torpedo and you're left in darkness, with the risk of hypothermia, starvation, and dehydration, and with the desperate fear of an enemy ship coming back to finish...

2014-05-14 12:24:36

LONDON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation (NYSE:NE) today announced that David W. Williams, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Noble Corporation, will present at the UBS Global Oil and Gas Conference in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at 8:40 a.m. Central Daylight Time. A live webcast and presentation slides will be available at the time of the presentation in the "Investor Relations" section of the Company's Web site http://www.noblecorp.com. A...

WHOI's Nereus remotely operated vehicle
2014-05-12 05:07:47

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) Scientists think Nereus imploded exploring the Kermadec Trench On Saturday, May 10, 2014, at 2 p.m. local time (10 p.m. Friday EDT), the hybrid remotely operated vehicle Nereus was confirmed lost at 9,990 meters (6.2 miles) depth in the Kermadec Trench northeast of New Zealand. The unmanned vehicle was working as part of a mission to explore the ocean's hadal region from 6,000 to nearly 11,000 meters deep. Scientists say a portion of it likely...

2014-05-08 23:12:40

Press invited to tour ship and hear about the research activities and experiences at sea on Friday, May 16, at 10:30 am at Pier 25. Ship will also be open to the public between the hours of 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m., Saturday, May 17. Woods Hole, MA (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 New York City will be treated to a rare sight when the SSV Corwith Cramer, a tall sailing ship operated by SEA Semester/Sea Education Association, visits Pier 25 from May 14 to May 21, 2014. The 134-foot brigantine serves as...

2014-05-08 16:31:14

LONDON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Corporation (NYSE:NE) today announced that its report of drilling rig status and contract information has been updated as of May 8, 2014. The report, titled "Fleet Status Report," can be found on the Company's Web site www.noblecorp.com, under the "Investor Relations" section of the Web site. About Noble CorporationNoble is a leading offshore drilling contractor for the oil and gas industry. Noble performs, through its subsidiaries,...

2014-05-08 16:23:35

Photo Contest with Several Houston-Area CBS Radio Stations Offers Local Businesses Chance to Win A Work-Free Day of Fun Aboard Carnival Cruise Ship MIAMI, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Lines, Texas' largest cruise operator, and CBS Radio Houston are searching for the most spirited office in Houston for the chance to win the Ultimate Summer Office Party - a day of vacation-inspired fun for up to 100 people aboard one of Carnival's Galveston-based cruise ships. Through a fun and...

2014-05-06 20:20:37

OTTAWA, May 6, 2014 /CNW/ - One hundred years ago, on May 23, 1914, the Komagata Maru, a Japanese steamship, arrived in Vancouver's Burrard Inlet with 376 passengers, all British subjects, mostly Sikhs from Punjab, India. Under the era's exclusionary immigration policies, the passengers were denied entry, and the ship was forced to return to India. In connection with Asian Heritage Month, Canada Post has issued a new stamp marking the centennial of this event, while also recognizing...

2014-05-06 12:20:59

Largest Car Rental Company in Florida Extends Local Network to Support Military ST. LOUIS, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) has selected Enterprise Rent-A-Car as the contracted rental car vendor at 18 Navy Exchange (NEX) locations in a new two-year contract. The partnership will provide those locations on-base access to car rentals, truck rentals and car-sharing services - providing a comprehensive transportation solution to meet diverse travel needs....


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