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  • 12 June 2013

    The Belize Natural History Centre at Chaa Creek has applauded a recent government decision to deny approval for a large cruise ship project in an environmentally sensitive area of Southern Belize, according to the Centre’s assistant manager Brion Young. Mr Young said that the decision sends a clear message that Belize is serious about protecting […]

  • 17 October 2014

    A Dallas hospital nurse who was reportedly in contact with specimen collected from a deceased Ebola patient, travelling on board Carnival Magic, has been denied entry to Belize. The nurse and her husband  have been prevented from entering Belize City to be airlifted to the U.S.A., and are currently on a ship tender unable to return to […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Belize Natural History Centre at Chaa Creek has applauded a recent government decision to deny approval for a large cruise ship project in an environmentally sensitive area of Southern Belize, according to the Centre’s assistant manager Brion Young. Mr Young said that the decision sends a clear message that Belize is serious about protecting […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has deployed two vessels to survey the waters of Belize as part of the Commonwealth Marine Economies (CME) Programme. Following a stakeholder meeting with the Belize Port Authority and wider government earlier this month, priority areas will be surveyed, capturing sonar data of Belize’s main ports and approaches. High […]

  • 29 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

      For almost two months, since early February 2012, the Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVOCEANO) has been using airborne laser and imagery systems to conduct cooperative hydrographic surveys in the coastal waters of Belize. The survey work is part of an ongoing, long-term project to survey the western Caribbean Sea off the coasts of Belize, Honduras […]

  • 23 July 2014

    Ireland and Belize have ratified International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Maritime Labour Convention, 2006. This means that from July 8, 2015 and July 21, 2015, Belize and Ireland respectively will be parties to the Convention and will implement the requirements contained therein, both for ships sailing under their flags, and for international ships calling at their ports.   […]

  • 3 December 2015

    The government of Belize, a nation on the eastern coast of Central America, will ban offshore exploration drilling in all seven areas that make up the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System World Heritage area. According to UNESCO, the decision will effectively exclude the entire World Heritage area from any future oil exploration and make the […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    TDI-Brooks International has said it will soon deploy the research vessel Brooks McCall to Belize and join the Blue Hole Expedition. The Blue Hole Belize expedition brings together Ocean Unite co-founder and Virgin Group founder Richard Branson; documentary filmmaker and ocean conservationist Fabien Cousteau (grandson of famed ocean explorer Jacques Cousteau). Roatan Institute of Deep […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The International Merchant Marine of Belize has announced a series of discounts and incentives for ship owners who register their vessels under the Belize flag, effective January 1, 2013. The Belize Ship Registry that figures amongst the 20 first open registries, recorded a good performance in 2012 increasing total tonnage by 8% to 2.12m tons […]

  • 17 October 2016

    SeaBird Exploration, a provider of seismic data to the oil and gas industry, will acquire a long-offset survey offshore Belize. SeaBird said on Monday that it would use the Northern Explorer 2D Long Offset and source vessel to acquire the survey. The 76 meter-long vessel was built in 1986 and rebuilt in 1998. According to […]

  • 25 October 2019

    Italian offshore oil and gas exploration and production company has formally committed not to carry out oil and gas exploration and development activities within the boundaries of Natural Sites included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

  • 25 January 2012

    The Southside Belize dredging project has take another major step forward. Two days ago, Minister Anthony “Boots” Martinez, his deputies, and other stakeholders have signed a plan to dredge the canals that run through various sections of Southside Belize City. “We are looking forward to this in terms of delivering the basic service to the […]

  • 20 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Belize Telemedia Ltd (BTL) and Huawei Marine have delivered Strategic Evolution Underwater Link (SEUL) project, bringing fiber-optic submarine cable connectivity to San Pedro, Ambergris Caye. Stretching over 23 kilometers from the Belize mainland to the Caye, this fiber optic connectivity will be integral in the delivery of fast broadband speeds to the island. With the […]

  • 5 June 2019
    Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and University of Belize (UB) have formalized their relationship by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). This partnership will see the two institutions develop joint training, research projects and technical programmes to enable knowledge transfer and research collaboration focused on delivering marine science for the benefit of local, regional and […]

  • 16 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Huawei Technologies USA and Huawei Marine Networks, a submarine cable network provider, have teamed up with Belize Telemedia (BTL) to build an undersea cable system that will connect Belize mainland and San Pedro Island. The subsea cable, named Strategic Evolution Underwater Link (SEUL), will span 24 kilometers, delivering a design capacity featuring 40 channels at 100G per […]

  • 2 March 2006

    THE registrar of a foreign fishing vessel places strong disciplinary action against its vessels, which breach licence. The comment comes from the directors of the International Merchant Marine Registry of Belize.

  • 25 January 2006

    San Ramon-based Chevron Corp. (CVX), said its subsidiary Cabinda Gulf Oil Co. Ltd. began pumping oil from the Belize Field, a deepwater field 50 miles offshore from Angola, a country on the Western coast of Africa.

  • 30 August 2006

    The fishing vessel Zodiak flying the flag of Belize was arrested in southern part of the Sea of Okhotsk on suspicion of poaching on August 30, the head of the public relations department of the Federal Security Service

  • 10 January 2007

    The Japan Whaling Association says the Sea Shepherd organisation’s anti-whaling ship, the Farley Mowat, is now a pirate vessel. The ship has reportedly lost its registration in Belize and is without a flag.

  • 17 October 2016
    Project & Tenders

    SeaBird Exploration, a global seismic data acquisition provider, announced that it will acquire 2D long-offset survey in Belize, starting mid-October 2016. SeaBird will use the Northern Explorer vessel to acquire the survey. The  Northern Explorer is a 76 meters-long 2D/source vessel, which joined SeaBird fleet in 2005. According to the company, the anticipated duration of the program is […]

  • 19 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Cruise Passenger with Ebola Symptoms Denied Entry to Belize A Dallas hospital nurse who was reportedly in contact with specimen collected from a deceased Ebola patient, travelling on board Carnival Magic, has been denied entry to Belize. (read more…) Hindustan Shipyard Badly Damaged by Hudhud Damage assessment is underway at India’s Hindustan Shipyard Ltd (HSL) struck […]

  • 14 October 2014

    In its fight against illegal fishing activities worldwide, the European Commission has today proposed to ban imports of fisheries products from Sri Lanka to tackle the commercial benefits stemming from illegal fishing. The move comes after four years of intense dialogue with the country after which it could not demonstrate that it sufficiently addressed illegal, […]