Search results for: Crete

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  • 6 March 2018

    Several oil majors have submitted their bids for the exploration and exploitation of hydrocarbons offshore Greece. 

  • 14 May 2013

    The governor of the Greek island of Crete Stavros Arnautakis met with representatives of the Russian company Ocean RusEnergy. The question of the possible construction of the first on the Mediterranean sea wave power. The island of Crete is interested in alternative sources of energy as tourism on the island is the main source of […]

  • 14 May 2013

    The governor of the Greek island of Crete Stavros Arnautakis met with representatives of the Russian company Ocean RusEnergy. The question of the possible construction of the first on the Mediterranean sea wave power. The island of Crete is interested in alternative sources of energy as tourism on the island is the main source of […]

  • 2 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    A livestock carrier caught fire on August 1 off the Greek island of Crete while en route from Lebanon to Alexandria, Egypt, according to local media. The 1972-built Nabolsi I is currently situated off Crete’s southern coast, near the town of Lerapetra. Hellenic Coast Guard has dispatched one patrol ship to fight the flames. Two NATO […]

  • 2 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    A livestock carrier caught fire on August 1 off the Greek island of Crete while en route from Lebanon to Alexandria, Egypt, according to local media. The 1972-built Nabolsi I is currently situated off Crete’s southern coast, near the town of Lerapetra. Hellenic Coast Guard has dispatched one patrol ship to fight the flames. Two NATO […]

  • 2 September 2015

    A cargo ship carrying an undocumented shipment of weapons to Libya was arrested yesterday some 20 nautical miles south of the town of Ierapetra, Crete, the Hellenic Coast Guard (HCG) reports. The HCG’s offshore patrol vessel intercepted the freighter en route from Iskenderun (Alexandretta), Turkey, to Libya, and arrested the vessel and seven of its crew […]

  • 2 September 2015

    A cargo ship carrying an undocumented shipment of weapons to Libya was arrested yesterday some 20 nautical miles south of the town of Ierapetra, Crete, the Hellenic Coast Guard (HCG) reports. The HCG’s offshore patrol vessel intercepted the freighter en route from Iskenderun (Alexandretta), Turkey, to Libya, and arrested the vessel and seven of its crew […]

  • 10 July 2020
    Business developments & projects, Equipment, Technology

    Hellenic Cables is on track to deliver the 135 kilometres long submarine cable for the electrical interconnection Crete – Peloponnese. The management of ADMIE recently visited the company’s plant in Corinth to check on the project’s progress. The project, with a total budget of 365 million euros, should wrap up by the end of this […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Researchers from the Dunarea de Jos University of Galati in Romania have published a joint evaluation of the wind and wave energy resources close to the Greek islands.

  • 7 August 2017

    Greece has launched two offshore exploration and production tenders. The government has invited international companies to bid for the right to explore and produce oil and gas in the Ionian Sea and Crete areas. The announcement follows recent applications submitted by Total-ExxonMobil-ELPE, interested in the offshore areas Southwest and West of Crete, and by Energean […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Ultra-deepwater drilling specialist Ocean Rig is delaying the delivery of an 8th generation newbuilding drillship.

  • 27 May 2020
    Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Prysmian has won a €270-million contract for submarine interconnections between the island of Crete and mainland Greece (Attica region). The contract comprises of two lots worth €250 million and €20 million respectively. The first lot involves the design, supply, installation and commissioning of a HVDC cable along a route of 335 kilometres. The second lot […]

  • 28 July 2020
    Authorities & Government, Business developments & projects, Infrastructure, Technology

    The Republic of Cyprus has recently issued the final building permit for EuroAsia Interconnector between Israel, Cyprus and Greece (Crete). Specifically, the relevant permit provides the green light for the construction of the HVDC converter station in Cyprus. In March this year, EuroAsia Interconnector Limited picked Siemens as the main candidate for the job. Cyprus […]

  • 29 August 2012

    Demonstrating its energy market expertise, GE unit GE Energy Financial Services has served as lead arranger of an approximately $107 million senior secured credit facility for two Illinois gas-fired peaker plants, managed by Tenaska Capital Management, LLC (TCM), an affiliate of Tenaska, one of the largest U.S. independent power producers. The transaction will allow TCM […]

  • 3 September 2015

    Greek authorities have discovered two containers carrying undocumented ammunition and firearms on the general cargo ship Haddad 1 which was arrested off Crete while en route to Libya, the Hellenic Coast Guard (HCG) reports. As World Maritime News reported earlier, the freighter was arrested along with its seven crew members on Tuesday some 20 nautical miles […]

  • 3 September 2015

    Greek authorities have discovered two containers carrying undocumented ammunition and firearms on the general cargo ship Haddad 1 which was arrested off Crete while en route to Libya, the Hellenic Coast Guard (HCG) reports. As World Maritime News reported earlier, the freighter was arrested along with its seven crew members on Tuesday some 20 nautical miles […]

  • 25 July 2019

    This is the company’s 17th medium range tanker newbuilding.

  • 27 November 2018
    Operations & Maintenance

    Prysmian Group has finalized the agreement with Independent Power Transmission Operator (IPTO) for a submarine power cable connection between the island of Crete and the Peloponnese region of the Greek mainland. The award of the €125 million project to Prysmian by IPTO, as announced on October 02, 2018, has been finalized  with the signing of the contract in a […]

  • 22 December 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    The EuroAsia InterConnector project has moved a step closer with new studies awarded to Italian CESI S.p.A. and GAS S.r.l, during a ceremony held at the European Parliament Office in Cyprus. As Cyprus Mail reports, the studies are for the technical design, the reconnaissance study for the optimum route, and an environmental impact study. The studies for […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Project & Tenders

    IGI Poseidon has rolled out a tender for EPCI activities related to offshore sections of EastMed pipeline project. IGI Poseidon is a 50:50 joint venture between Public Gas Corporation of Greece (DEPA) and Edison International Holding. Eastern Mediterranean (EastMed) is a 1,900 kilometers long natural gas pipeline project to connect the gas reserves of the […]

  • 13 March 2007

    A Royal Navy frigate has airlifted five people in gale force winds from a cargo ship taking in water in the Mediterranean between Crete and Cyprus.

  • 10 May 2019
    Equipment, Project & Tenders

    The Independent Power Transmission Operator (IPTO or ADMIE) has signed a €178 million euro ($200 million) deal with European Investment Bank to partly fund the interconnection of the island of Crete with mainland Greece, in the region of Peloponnese. The project, initially estimated at €375 million, includes two AC 150 kV submarine cables, 150 kV […]