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  • 9 February 2011

    Norwegian Cruise Line announced today that it has completed the first phase of enhancements at Great Stirrup Cay, the line’s 250-acre private island in the Bahamas. On Thursday, February 3, the company opened the new marina and dining facility on the island, representing a significant milestone in the more than $20 million enhancement project currently […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian Cruise Line will further extend its offering of weekly roundtrip cruises from Miami to Cuba through 2018, with 33 new voyages. The Norwegian Sky will begin her 2018 Cuba cruise season in March, sailing four-day roundtrip cruises from Miami, with 32 of the cruises to include an overnight stay in Cuba’s capital of Havana, […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    To dredge simply means to scoop up sediment, often underwater, and move it to another location. While this process is often associated with moving contaminated soils to a place where they can be safely capped, today, dredging is also increasingly about harnessing natural processes to create new landforms and ecological systems. New “dredge landscapes,” man-made […]

  • 10 August 2015

    WWF-Canada, part of WWF (World Wildlife Fund) conservation group, has opposed the approval of Corexit 9500A as an oil spill-treating agent. According to WWF-Canada, the dispersant used heavily during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010, is highly toxic and overall ineffective at shielding shorelines, seabirds and marine mammals from oil spill damage. WWF-Canada recently sent […]

  • 15 August 2014

    Colleagues from Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec) in Blyth are just one of the businesses across South East Northumberland and Tyne & Wear strapping on their bike helmets and putting on their walking shoes to compete in a sustainable travel competition this summer. Organised by Go Smarter, the North East […]

  • 15 August 2014

    Colleagues from Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec) in Blyth are just one of the businesses across South East Northumberland and Tyne & Wear strapping on their bike helmets and putting on their walking shoes to compete in a sustainable travel competition this summer. Organised by Go Smarter, the North East […]

  • 17 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Singapore-based container shipping company APL intends to launch the China Australia Service 3 (CA3), a new weekly service connecting North Asia to East Coast Australia.  The new service will start sailing from Yokohama, Japan, on May 21. “The new CA3 service will be characterised by its strategic connections across North and Central China, Japan and Korea […]

  • 3 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Marine Imaging Technologies (MITech) has revealed HYDRUS VR – the new 8K underwater cinematic virtual reality system. Created to push the envelope of underwater VR for the next generation of storytellers, HYDRUS VR incorporates the newest version of the SONY low-light camera, the UMC-S3CA, and custom SLR Magic E-Mount lenses to provide dynamic range and […]

  • 10 April 2014

    The Center for American Progress and Oxfam America released a report on the long-term economic benefits of restoring coastal ecosystems. The report finds that each dollar invested by taxpayers returns more than $15 in net economic benefits for three restoration projects funded in 2009 by stimulus grants from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or […]

  • 27 June 2014

    On Friday 20 June, Fendercare Marine opened the doors of its Great Yarmouth base to showcase its expansion of lifting products and services over the last two years. The Fendercare Marine Equipment and Lifting Services Open Day was attended by a wide array of existing and new customers, as well as members of the local […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the State of Wisconsin, and Brown County announced that they are wrapping up work on the foundation for the Cat Island chain restoration project in Lower Green Bay. “Thanks to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative – and our […]

  • 10 May 2011

      Red7Marine’s newly-acquired offshore support vessel DP Reel has sailed into Great Yarmouth port to mark a milestone moment for the rapidly growing company. The £5m investment means the highly versatile vessel will be available to support work for clients in the renewable energy and oil & gas sectors. It comes less than three years […]

  • 9 January 2013

    The Traverse City Commissioners voted to allow improvements to Northwestern Michigan College’s Harbor at its Great Lakes Campus, reports The college’s dredging permit was given the green light by City Commissioners. According to, the school and the city say the actual dredging process will be a learning opportunity that could benefit the bay. […]

  • 25 May 2015

    Building blocks that will make up two new artificial reefs in Hervey Bay, weighting a total 690 tonnes, will leave Gladstone on a barge today (May 25, 2015).  The 30 modules are destined for reefs located on the western side of Fraser Island. Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef Dr Steven Miles […]

  • 16 November 2011

    Last week, DONG Energy, one of the partners in London Array, played host to six students from Oakwood Park Grammar School in Maidstone, as the prize for winning the wind turbine challenge earlier this year. The contest saw young people from schools across Kent become engineers for two days where they were challenged to design, […]

  • 7 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The government of Australia is seeking AUD 120 million (USD 92.1 million) for the damages made to Douglas Shoal in the southern Great Barrier Reef when a general cargo ship Shen Neng 1 grounded in the area in April 2010. Namely, the government is asking the owner of the vessel, China-based shipowner Shenzhen Energy Transportation, to pay for the clean-up […]

  • 15 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Ports Council released the following statement from Bill Johnson, chairman of the Florida Ports Council and port director for PortMiami, on Governor Scott’s commitment of $38 million to the JAXPORT Mile Point Project. “Governor Scott has demonstrated an unprecedented commitment to Florida’s ports. Florida’s 15 ports work together seamlessly to create a system […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The ongoing cleanup of the lower Fox River – the largest removal of contaminated sediments ever attempted anywhere – is a momentous project, but it is also part of a larger story, environmental officials said. Major efforts are underway to restore near-shore fisheries and wildlife habitat in the lower bay of Green Bay; innovative approaches […]

  • 4 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

      SeeByte, the global leader in creating smart software technology for unmanned systems, and VideoRay the world leader in Inspection Class-ROV technology, have announced their decision to enter a partnership with the aim of developing solutions to improve value to their customers. The decision follows the success of SeeByte’s SeeTrack CoPilot integration with the VideoRay […]

  • 16 February 2012
    Human Capital

    Alicat Workboats has created 30 new jobs in Great Yarmouth by signing a contract for two aluminum work boats, reports EDP 24. These boats are used to transfer workers to offshore wind turbines. Demand for the crew transfer vessels is rising with the expansion of the renewable energy sector and is higher than Alicat’s supply […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Long term planning and oversight of the U.S Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) dredging operations on the Great Lakes is the responsibility of Brig. Gen. Richard G. Kaiser, USACE Great Lakes and Ohio Rivers Division Commander. Recently Brig. Gen. Kaiser, who grew up in Racine, Wisconsin along the shores of Lake Michigan, explained the challenges, […]

  • 27 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) will replenish sand levels at Marengo to protect critical infrastructure behind the foreshore, reports the Otway Coast Committee. Contractors will transport 16,000 cubic meters of sand from Apollo Bay Harbor to Marengo, creating an additional three meters of sand dune along 500 meters of beach. DELWP […]