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  • 19 January 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The Indian state of West Bengal has reportedly engaged the team from the University of Edinburgh to conduct a survey on the feasibility of tidal energy projects in the delta on the Bay of Bengal.

  • 17 November 2014

    Bangladesh energy ministry has implied Petrobangla’s plans to conduct 2D seismic survey in Bay of Bengal. As The Independent reports, Petrobangla is set to offer six new shallow and deep-sea blocks for oil and gas exploration in the Bay of Bengal in bidding round 2014. Petrobangla has already prepared a draft invitation of the bid […]

  • 26 January 2006

    Dredge XI will clear a 13-km sediment-rich stretch in two years to create the 199 -km Sethusamudram canal between the Indian Ocean and the Bay of Bengal, paving a shorter sea route for commercial traffic headed to ports on the east coast.

  • 26 July 2016

    A research partnership between the Government of India, the Government of Japan, and U.S. scientists has resulted in a discovery of ‘large deposits of potentially producible gas hydrate’ in the Indian Ocean.  The international team of scientists was led by the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) of India on behalf of the Ministry of […]

  • 4 April 2005

    Fishing at sea is a dangerous occupation all over the world, but few stretches of water are more lethal than the Bay of Bengal. Every year hundreds, if not thousands of Bangladeshi fishermen, are drowned. There are no official figures because no one bothers to count.

  • 29 December 2005

    By Farid Ahmed, Dhaka : The third round of bidding for offshore gas blocks in Bangladesh, slated to be held next year, has come under a cloud with the government delaying seismic survey of the Bay of Bengal.

  • 8 October 2012

    Western Fishers Shipyard Ltd in Chittagong has launched the first Deep Sea Mid Water fishing trawler ever built in Bangladesh on the 30th Sep 2012. Western Fishers is the first shipyard in the country to have initiated new building of Mid Water Fishing Trawlers in Bangladesh. The design was from Iceland. The trawler will be […]

  • 7 October 2010

    Bangladesh has asked China for help in building a multibillion-dollar deep sea port in the Bay of Bengal – the nation’s most ambitious and… [mappress] Source: Manila Bulletin, October 7, 2010;

  • 18 September 2019
    Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Oceaneering International has received subsea umbilical control systems supply contracts by Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE), and partner in the consortium for the Oil & Natural Gas Corporation of India’s (ONGC) KG‑DWN 98/2 deepwater field development in the Bay of Bengal.   Oceaneering’s scope comprises the supply of the subsea umbilical control systems to […]

  • 22 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Summit LNG, Bangladesh’s 2nd FSRU, arrived in the Bay of Bengal.

  • 1 July 2007

    An Iranian cargo ship MV Mir Demand sank in the Bay of Bengal after its engine broke down in the deep sea, 60 nautical miles from Bangladesh’s southwestern sea port Mongla on Sunday.

  • 24 November 2011

    Australian gas and oil exploration company Santos has started drilling a new well in Block 16 in the Bay of Bengal in search of natural gas…   (bdnews24) [mappress] Source: bdnews24, November 24, 2011; Image: santos

  • 15 May 2007

    Cochin, India- 16 May 2007–Since leaving Singapore just on a week ago, Earthrace found itself engulfed in the Bay or Bengal’s first monsoon of the season. According to Earthrace captain, Pete Bethune, on leaving Singapore, the forecast was for moderate winds only, but within 24 hours this had all changed to a full monsoon. As […]

  • 10 March 2006

    India will commence production of gas from its first deep sea fields at Krishna Godavari basin in Bay of Bengal before this monsoon, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation chairman Subir Raha said today.

  • 28 December 2005

    State-run Gail India Ltd said on Wednesday it has started drilling activity in a highly prospective gas block in offshore Bay of Bengal along with its consortium partner Russian gas giant Gazprom.

  • 30 September 2011

    Ennore Port Ltd (EPL) has awarded a concession to the Bay of Bengal Gateway Terminal Pvt Ltd for developing a world class container terminal…   (business-standard) [mappress] Source: business-standard, September 30, 2011;

  • 21 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Oceanography Division scientists deployed moorings in the international waters of the Bay of Bengal during December 2013 from the R/V Roger Revelle, a research vessel operated by Scripps Institution of Oceanography as part of the University-National Oceanographic Laboratory System (UNOLS). Observations of currents, waves, tides, salinity, and temperature collected through 2015 will improve […]

  • 3 March 2008

    Twenty migrants from Bangladesh and Burma have been found dead from starvation and dehydration on a wooden trawler adrift in the Bay of Bengal. Sri Lanka’s navy, which found them, said 71 survivors were rescued from the crowded boat, which had been drifting for two weeks after its engine broke.

  • 25 March 2013

    F.T. Agro Food-1, the largest fishing trawler in Bangladesh at present, built by Western Fishers Shipyard Ltd (WFSL), a joint venture between Western Marine Shipyard & Fishers Shipyard, successfully completed its trials in the Bay of Bengal last week. Western Marine Shipyard has provided the full technical know-how in this venture. F.T. Agro Food-1 is […]

  • 23 February 2007

    Dredging company Royal Boskalis Westminster nv hereby announces that it has won a major energy-related contract in India. The project, which will be carried out for the Swiss based Allseas Group S.A., concerns the construction of a trench for pipelines to an offshore gas field in the Bay of Bengal. This gas field is developed […]

  • 16 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    ConocoPhillips  announced it has signed a Production Sharing Contract (PSC) with the Government of Bangladesh and Petrobangla covering two blocks in the deepwater area of the Bay of Bengal, representing ConocoPhillips’ first investment in the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. ConocoPhillips holds 100 percent of the working interest in the PSC. “ConocoPhillips is pleased to become […]

  • 16 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

      ConocoPhillips  announced it has signed a Production Sharing Contract (PSC) with the Government of Bangladesh and Petrobangla covering two blocks in the deepwater area of the Bay of Bengal, representing ConocoPhillips’ first investment in the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. ConocoPhillips holds 100 percent of the working interest in the PSC. “ConocoPhillips is pleased to […]