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  • 6 April 2015

    The conservation group Sea Shepherd reported receiving a distress signal from the poaching vessel Thunder today, saying that the ship is sinking inside the Exclusive Economic Zone of Sao Tome, the Gulf of Guinea, West Africa. The Sea Shepherd ship Bob Barker answered the distress call issued by the captain of the Thunder, and found that 35 crewmembers had abandoned […]

  • 7 April 2015

    Captain Peter Hammarstedt of the Sea Shepherd anti-poaching ship Bob Barker has reported that the unflagged toothfish-poaching vessel Thunder sank yesterday in 4,000 metres of water 19 nautical miles north of the Equator and 115 miles from the West African island of Sao Tome. The evidence is that the Thunder was deliberately scuttled by her captain […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Captain Peter Hammarstedt of the Sea Shepherd anti-poaching ship ‘Bob Barker’ has reported that the unflagged toothfish-poaching vessel ‘Thunder’ has sunk in 4000 metres of water, 19 nautical miles north of the Equator and 115 miles from Sao Tome. The Sea Shepherd ships ‘Bob Barker’ and ‘Sam Simon’ have rescued the entire crew of 40, including […]

  • 25 August 2015

    Sea Shepherd’s anti-whaling activist vessel Bob Barker, which arrived in the Faroe Islands on Monday, August 24, and its 21 crew members have been denied entry to the country. The police made the decision with a basis in immigration legislation and in the interests of maintaining law and order, the Faroe Islands government said. “In recent […]

  • 25 August 2015

    Sea Shepherd’s anti-whaling activist vessel Bob Barker, which arrived in the Faroe Islands on Monday, August 24, and its 21 crew members have been denied entry to the country. The police made the decision with a basis in immigration legislation and in the interests of maintaining law and order, the Faroe Islands government said. “In recent […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    UK subsea winch manufacturer Romica has appointed three new senior managers to strengthen its services in the marine and offshore industry. Romica’s team has now been bolstered by the arrival of technical director, Sarah Turner, North East and Scotland business development manager Iain Fullerton and UK project manager Adam Springall. Romica owner and managing director, […]

  • 24 December 2010

    A controversial radio ad attacking Governor Deval Patrick’s support for an offshore wind farm that aired during the final days of the governor’s race was funded in part with a donation from a prominent fund-raiser for Patrick’s Republican rival, Charles D. Baker. The fund-raiser, Christopher F. Egan, was cochairman of Baker’s finance committee, according to […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Belgian Offshore Cluster (BOC) has urged the government ”not to take any impulsive and ill-considered decisions next week” with regards to the intention of the country’s Secretary of State for the North Sea, Philippe De Backer, to cancel concessions for future offshore wind farms.

  • 27 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced $2.7 million in state and federal grant funds for ecological restoration projects in the towns of Bridgewater, Falmouth, Kingston, Littleton/Westford, Newbury, Plymouth, Wellfleet/Truro, and Yarmouth to support river and wetland habitat restoration and climate adaptation.  Commenting the latest announcement, Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Karyn Polito, said: “By partnering […]

  • 24 December 2010

    A controversial radio ad attacking Governor Deval Patrick’s support for an offshore wind farm that aired during the final days of the governor’s race was funded in part with a donation from a prominent fund-raiser for Patrick’s Republican rival, Charles D. Baker. The fund-raiser, Christopher F. Egan, was cochairman of Baker’s finance committee, according to […]

  • 2 May 2016

    By Mike Stone (Reuters) – Oilfield services provider Halliburton Co and smaller rival Baker Hughes Inc announced the termination of their $28 billion (19 billion pounds) merger deal on Sunday after opposition from U.S. and European antitrust regulators. The tie-up would have brought together the world’s No. 2 and No. 3 oil services companies, raising […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Baker Hughes Incorporated has announced the appointment of Greg Brenneman, chairman of CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC, and W.H. “Bill” Easter III, retired chairman, president, and chief executive officer of DCP Midstream, to its board of directors. Prior to his role as chairman, president, and CEO of DCP Midstream, Easter, age 64, served in several leadership, […]

  • 2 June 2007

    The key moment of the match took place in the last minute before the start. This was a great job from James Spithill, who used the starboard entry to control Dean Barker in a long dial up on port tack in 10 knots of sea breeze. Spithill matched every change in Emirates Team New Zealand […]

  • 31 January 2012
    Human Capital

    Following Minister Greg Barker’s announcement regarding the UK’s first Marine Energy Park, marine industry jobs in Falmouth are expected to grow rapidly over the next five years, reports Falmouth Packet. Minister Barker made the announcement on a visit to Bristol where he met with key members of the new initiative. Covering an area stretching from […]

  • 13 August 2012

      The Georgia Historical Society, in collaboration with the Savannah Ocean Exchange and Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum, will dedicate a historical marker for the Nuclear Ship Savannah on Wed., Aug. 22, 2012, at 5 p.m. The dedication will take place at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center. In 1955, President of the […]

  • 31 January 2012
    Human Capital

    Following Minister Greg Barker’s announcement regarding the UK’s first Marine Energy Park, marine industry jobs in Falmouth are expected to grow rapidly over the next five years, reports Falmouth Packet. Minister Barker made the announcement on a visit to Bristol where he met with key members of the new initiative. Covering an area stretching from […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    Importance of the UK’s offshore wind industry was at the heart of a speech delivered by Greg Barker, the UK Minister of State for Energy and Climate Change, to the Royal Bank of Canada Capital Markets on UK renewables infrastructure investor day.   Mr. Barker stressed that the UK is now the fastest-growing economy in […]

  • 15 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The US Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, last week released a video about the ongoing repairs to the Oswego Harbor west breakwater. In the video, the Buffalo District Project Manager, Lex Barker, reported on the breakwater repairs at Oswego Harbor and the completion date. According to him, the construction works will be completed sometime […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Coast Guard has just released the latest update on the gas pipeline accident near Port O’Connor, TX, saying that a Unified Command consisting of Coast Guard, Texas General Land Office and RLB Contracting Inc., continues to carry out all necessary activities in response to this incident. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging operations on the Baker Bay/Ilwaco Entrance Channel are now underway and will continue through the rest of the month if the good weather holds. According to a work plan released by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers earlier this year, the ports of Ilwaco and Chinook will receive about $2.4 million for dredging at […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Authorities & Government

    RenewableUK, the trade and professional body for the wind and marine energy industries, has welcomed the appointment of the Conservative MP Matthew Hancock as Minister of State for Business, Enterprise and Energy. He replaces Rt Hon. Michael Fallon MP, who served in the role for eighteen months, having been appointed on March 29th 2013. Maria […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Cape Wind opponents are blasting the nearly $4.3 billion in potential taxpayer and ratepayer levies for the proposed Nantucket Sound wind turbine project in recent comments and public testimony before Congress. During her testimony, Audra Parker, President and CEO of the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound, criticized the exorbitant and duplicative federal and state breaks […]