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  • 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 […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Damage assessment is underway at India’s Hindustan Shipyard Ltd (HSL) struck by the raging cyclone Hudhud on Sunday that caused havoc across Visakhapatnam on the east coast of India. “Most of the high-rise roofs of the workshops, dry dock, hull shop and pre-fabrication shops in the shipyard were blown off and the equipment was badly damaged. […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Government of Western Australia has announced a major upgrade for Exmouth Boat Harbor, offering significant economic benefits for the Gascoyne region and expanding its capacity as a major supply and service base for the oil and gas sector. Regional Development Minister Terry Redman two days ago announced $20 million in Royalties for Regions funds to […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new long-term sustainability plan to protect and manage the Great Barrier Reef for the next 35 years has been released for comment by the Australian and Queensland governments. Queensland Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection Andrew Powell said the Reef 2050 Long-Term Sustainability Plan satisfied a longstanding requirement by UNESCO. “This has been a collaborative […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal formally launched the Bangladesh Delta Plan Formulation Project in Dhaka on 27 August 2014. The launching ceremony was organized by the General Economics Division of the Planning Commission of the Government of Bangladesh. In addition to representatives of various government ministries and agencies of Bangladesh, the Government of the Netherlands, […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The next round of improvement works to be carried out on the southern breakwater  at the Mackay Marina will commence from Monday, August 25, and continue until  sometime around the end of the year. Accordingly, in the interests of safety, public  access to the breakwater will not be permitted while the work is being undertaken. […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Equipment, Infrastructure

    Designed in Monaco, built in Dubai, shipped to South Korea and for use off Australia, the turret is an example of the truly global nature of this project.

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    The largest piece of the turret for Shell’s Prelude Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) facility has set sail from Dubai for the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in Geoje, South Korea, where the facility is under construction. The turret is part of a mooring system designed to ensure Prelude FLNG can operate safely in the most […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The largest piece of the turret for Shell’s Prelude Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) facility has set sail from Dubai for the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in Geoje, South Korea, where the facility is under construction. The turret is part of a mooring system designed to ensure Prelude FLNG can operate safely in the most […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Vessels

    The largest piece of the turret for Shell’s Prelude floating liquefied natural Gas (FLNG) facility has set sail from Dubai for the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in Geoje, South Korea, where the facility is under construction. The turret is part of a mooring system designed to ensure Prelude FLNG can operate safely in the most […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian and Queensland Governments have today released the final comprehensive strategic assessment of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area addressing a key recommendation of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee. The comprehensive strategic assessment, released alongside the Great Barrier Reef Outlook Report 2014, is a comprehensive analysis of issues affecting the reef and what […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Rohr division of Rohr-Idreco Dredge Systems has announced the successful start-up of another new Floating Gantry 8m3 Clamshell deep digging dredge in France. This dredge is being used to replace an old 6m3 Rohr Gantry Clamshell dredge, which Rohr has rebuilt and sold to another customer. The new 8m3 Rohr Gantry dredge was purchased […]

  • 21 July 2014

    In 2013, the vast majority of worldwide climate indicators—greenhouse gases, sea levels, global temperatures, etc.—continued to reflect trends of a warmer planet, according to the indicators assessed in the State of the Climate in 2013 report, released online on July 17th by the American Meteorological Society.   “Our planet is becoming a warmer place” Scientists […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    NOAA has granted new five-year contracts to eight private hydrographic survey companies, for projects throughout U.S. coastal waters. Under the new contracts, which cannot exceed $250 million in total, over the five-year period, the companies will provide critical hydrographic data for updating NOAA’s nautical charts. “NOAA has had a strong partnership with private survey companies for […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Infrastructure

    Shell’s Prelude FLNG unit, currently being built in South Korea, will be longer than the Empire State Building is tall, and once deployed offshore, it will remain there for 25 years. Shell has launched a new Prelude FLNG video in which one can see the process of painting of the giant structure with millions of […]

  • 30 June 2014

    Shell posted a video update of the Prelude FLNG, which is currently being built at the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) yard in Geoje, South Korea. This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. Change your preferences Prelude FLNG is the first deployment of Shell’s FLNG technology and will operate in a remote basin around 475 […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV, AGT and TechForce Innovations are drawing up a ‘smart’ plan for the protection of Bhola Island’s coastline saving lives and money. The aim of the consortium is to develop sustainable coastal protection solutions for Bhola Island, located at the mouth of the Meghna River, home to 1.7 million Bangladeshis. An innovative Erosion Early […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Great Barrier Reef is in safe hands with the release of a report card showing a combined effort from both the Commonwealth and State Governments has improved the quality of water entering the reef catchment. The Great Barrier Reef Report Card 2012 and 2013, released today by Federal Minister for the Environment Greg Hunt […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Great Barrier Reef is in safe hands with the release of a report card showing a combined effort from both the Commonwealth and State Governments has improved the quality of water entering the reef catchment. The Great Barrier Reef Report Card 2012 and 2013, released today by Federal Minister for the Environment Greg Hunt […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Gladstone is set to consolidate its position as Queensland’s industrial powerhouse following release of the new Ports Strategy for Queensland. Queensland Resources Council (QRC) Chief Executive Michael Roche said the strategy would inject new confidence into the sector. “The release of the Queensland Government’s Ports Strategy is an environmentally responsible and sustainable approach to future […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Maintenance work at the Mackay Marina southern breakwater being undertaken by North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP) is progressing well with significant upgrades made to some of the sections damaged by high seas related to Tropical Cyclone Dylan at the end of January. The breakwater has been closed to public access since mid-November while repairs and […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Hurricane Sandy’s passage up the eastern seaboard in October 2012 generated a storm surge and waves that severely impacted Virginia’s ocean beaches, including those at Sandbridge and Wallops Island. Now, with the official start of the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season on June 1 reminding the nation of its vulnerability to tropical cyclones, researchers at the […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    ERMA FIRST makes the next step in ballast water treatment systems introducing ERMA FIRST BWTS FIT for the first time, at Posidonia Exhibition 2014. The new model from ERMA FIRST serves the bigger ballast pump capacities without disclosing it though from smaller flow rates where the installation of ERMA FIRST BWTS is not feasible. ERMA […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Queensland Environment Minister Andrew Powell has welcomed UNESCO’s acknowledgement of the progress the Queensland Government has made in ensuring the Great Barrier Reef remains on the World Heritage List. Mr Powell said that UNESCO released its draft recommendations to the World Heritage Committee overnight and they would be considered by the World Heritage Committee in […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    NOAA ships, small boats, and hydrographic services contractors have their sailing orders to survey more than 2,000 square nautical miles in U.S. coastal waters this year, collecting data that will strengthen the foundation of the nation’s environmental intelligence.  The NOAA Office of Coast Survey will manage and conduct surveys that will measure water depths and collect ocean […]