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  • 5 March 2020

    Large Diameter Drilling (LDD) and Barge Master have completed drilling operations from a diving support and construction vessel (DSCV) in water depths in excess of 270 meters.

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Rotterdam-based law firm AKD has completed the sale at auction of the container vessel Caribbean Sea in the courts of Aruba following its arrest by Rabobank for outstanding mortgage debts in excess of USD 28 million.  The 2007-built vessel arrived and was arrested in Aruban waters on 25 March, 2015 as security against an outstanding […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Scientists from the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, aboard the Royal Research Ship James Cook explore the deepest hydrothermal vents yet discovered on the planet, in the Cayman Trough beneath the Caribbean Sea.  Back in 2010, researchers from NOC and the University of Southampton discovered what were then believed to be the world’s deepest and hottest […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Research & Development

    Beginning April 10, scientists aboard NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer will begin a series of 20 dives to investigate previously unseen depths of the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. During dives that are expected to go as deep as 3.7 miles, an ROV, will broadcast live video from the seafloor, allowing anyone with Internet access to watch […]

  • 21 November 2019

    Colombia’s largest Caribbean Sea port is Port Everglades’ 5th largest trading partner.

  • 23 July 2014

    The US Coast Guard seized more than 3,500 pounds of marijuana with an estimated wholesale value of USD3.5 million, and detained five suspected smugglers during a drug interdiction in the Caribbean Sea, southwest of Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico.   While on patrol July 8, the Coast Guard Cutter Northland,  a 270-foot medium endurance cutter, detected […]

  • 21 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Fugro and the Colombian Maritime Authority (Dirección General Maritima, DIMAR) have completed a joint environmental seep hunting study to help assess the country’s resource potential in the Caribbean Sea. The study involved shallow water seabed sediment coring, geochemical analyses, and seabed heat flow measurements. Fugro also provided classroom and vessel-based training to DIMAR personnel. “This […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    US Coast Guard rescue crews are searching for a missing passenger from the Croisières de France cruise ship Horizon suspected of going overboard in the Caribbean Sea Monday morning, approximately 16 nautical miles south of Vieques, Puerto Rico. Missing is Dominic William O’Carroll, a 67-year-old Irish citizen, who reportedly was travelling unaccompanied aboard the Horizon and […]

  • 14 May 2010

    A gas platform has sunk in the Caribbean Sea off the coast of Venezuela, but the energy minister says it poses no risk to the environment. President Hugo Chavez announced the incident via his account on the social networking site Twitter.

  • 7 May 2014

    U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Puerto Rico Police seized nearly 1,125 kilograms of cocaine, with an estimated whole sale value of $37 million, and apprehended two Dominican Republic nationals during an at sea interdiction in the Caribbean Sea Wednesday. The interdiction is the result of the […]

  • 5 November 2014

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Air and Marine agents aboard a P-3 Orion aircraft assisted in the interdiction and seizure of more than 679 pounds of cocaine on October 25. The estimated street value of the narcotics is USD 9,2 million. The aircrew alerted Nicaraguan authorities to intercept a suspicious go-fast vessel in the […]

  • 17 December 2007

    Technip has been awarded by the National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago Limited (NGC) a services contract for two pipelines to be installed offshore the islands of Trinidad and Tobago, in the Caribbean Sea. Technip’s operating center in Houston (Texas) will execute the contract.

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Sonardyne International Ltd.’s Ranger 2 USBL acoustic positioning system has played an important role in the recent discovery of the world’s deepest known undersea volcanic vents by a team from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) in Southampton. The expedition used Ranger 2 to track the Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) Isis from the RRS James Cook, […]

  • 12 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    Repsol has signed an agreement with Colombian company Ecopetrol and Brazil’s Petrobras to buy a stake in the offshore Tayrona exploration block in the Colombian Caribbean Sea. Following the agreement, Repsol owns a 30% stake in the block, while Ecopetrol owns 30%. Petrobras, with a 40% stake, will continue to be the operator. The deal […]

  • 2 October 2006

    The news that VT Halter Marine received a $15 million contract to build NOAA’s newest research vessel is a shot in the arm for the company’s Moss Point shipyard. An announcement the next day that the company was awarded a $200 million contract by the U.S. Navy to build its new class of spy ship […]

  • 2 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    A number of amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL) and the 1988 Load Lines Protocol entered into force or took effect from 1 January 2014. The amendments cover passenger ship safety (in relation to safe return to […]

  • 13 October 2010

    Foster Wheeler’s Global Engineering and Construction Group has been awarded a pre-front-end engineering design (pre-FEED) and front-end engineering design (FEED) contract by Cardon IV, for new production facilities at the Perla field, located in the Gulf of Venezuela, Caribbean Sea. Cardon IV S.A. is a joint venture company owned by Eni Venezuela B.V and Repsol […]

  • 29 August 2016

    Oil giants BP and Shell have evacuated non-essential personnel from some of their Gulf of Mexico facilities ahead of the tropical depression forming in the Caribbean Sea. In a statement late on Friday, BP said it was closely monitoring the Caribbean Sea disturbance to “ensure the safety of our personnel and operations in the deepwater […]

  • 2 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    New regulations aimed at improving the energy efficiency of international shipping entered into force on 1 January 2013. The amendments to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL) were adopted in July 2011.They add a new chapter 4 Regulations on energy efficiency for ships to MARPOL Annex VI, to make mandatory […]

  • 19 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Oleg Naydenov Sinks off Canary Islands A Russian trawler Oleg Naydenov sank some 15 miles off Punta Maspalomas, the Canary Islands, at around 22:45 local time Tuesday, Spain’s Salvamento Maritimo reports…. Read more Three Dockworkers Die in Antwerp Three dockworkers died on Saturday in Antwerp, Belgium, after entering a ship’s hold to unload coal where […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    On December 4, Dutch shipyard de Hoop started the steel cutting of the 70×15.8 metre Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) for Delta Logistics Limited of Trinidad. This vessel heralds the next generation of De Hoop PSV’s, coming as a further development of De Hoop’s KISS design that was recently built and delivered for Pemex in Mexico. […]

  • 13 December 2013

    On December 4, Dutch shipyard de Hoop started the steel cutting of the 70×15.8 metre Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) for Delta Logistics Limited of Trinidad. This vessel heralds the next generation of De Hoop PSV’s, coming as a further development of De Hoop’s KISS design that was recently built and delivered for Pemex in Mexico. […]