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  • 6 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Ocean Networks Canada (ONC), an initiative of the University of Victoria, has launched a pilot ocean science educational program at Brentwood College School. Ocean Sense is a free, novel online educational program based on analyzing, understanding and sharing ocean data collected by the observatories. “At ONC we believe it’s crucial that global citizens develop an […]

  • 20 June 2019
    Authorities & Government

    The Governor of Maine Janet Mills has signed into law legislation that will bring the contract approval for the Maine Aqua Ventus floating offshore wind project. The LD 994 legislation requires the Maine Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to approve the power purchase contract for the 12MW demonstration wind farm, after delaying the decision on the agreement in January […]

  • 12 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Spain’s Balearia said it completed the first LNG bunkering operation for its converted ferry Bahama Mama in the Spanish port of Algeciras. The ferry operator carried out the LNG bunkering operation via a truck-to-ship method on June 8. To remind, Gibraltar’s Gibdock started retrofitting the Bahama Mama ferry to adapt it to run on LNG […]

  • 16 January 2006

    The Norwegian maritime authorities have proposed that the lane for large ships be placed 30 miles off Norway’s northern coast. This will ensure better security against oil spills from Russian oil tankers in these vulnerable waters.

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work is in progress at Mair’s Yard, Lerwick on Lerwick Port Authority’s new quay as the site of a future fishmarket building. Contractor Tulloch Developments has completed installing the piles for the quay wall of the 151 metre long berth. An extensive area of land reclamation has been created and the works are on schedule […]

  • 26 March 2019

    ION Geophysical, a Houston-based geoscience company, will undertake a 2D multi-client reimaging program off the Pacific coast of Central America.

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Poor stevedoring practices probably contributed to an accident, which took the life of one seafarer, after an unsecured cargo stack collapsed from the bulk carrier Graig Rotterdam in December 2016, UK’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) said. The accident occurred on December 18, while the UK-registered bulker was discharging a deck cargo of packaged timber at anchor […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Greek shipping firm Diana Shipping has secured a time charter contract for one of its Kamsarmax dry bulk vessels from Rotterdam-based Glencore Agriculture. Under the deal, the company’s bulker m/v Maia would be deployed for a gross charter rate of USD 10,125 per day over a period from twelve to fifteen months. The 82,193 dwt ship is […]

  • 18 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of the Wood Island and Pool at Biddeford Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Biddeford, Maine. The proposed work involves maintenance dredging of portions of the 10-foot-deep Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) Federal navigation channel and 6-foot-deep basin at Biddeford Pool, […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    MAIB: Vessel dragged anchor and collided with two ships due to insufficient anchor cable and an unprepared crew.

  • 4 September 2015

    German energy company Wintershall has received approval by the Norwegian authorities for the plan for development and operation (PDO) for the Maria development, offshore Norway. The company, a subsidiary of BASF, submitted the PDO to the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy on May 5. The approved development solution for the Maria field involves two subsea […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Petro Vista Energy Corp. (Petro Vista), has entered into a binding memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Maha Energy Inc. (Maha) for the sale of all of its 37.5% undivided working interest in the exploration and production contract covering the Tartaruga offshore hydrocarbon development block, located in the Sergipe Alagoas Basin in Brazil. Under the terms […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Portland City Council has approved a $20 million federal grant application for the Portland Harbor Commercial Revitalization Project. According to the Portland Press Herald, the $20 million Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant would pay for roughly two-thirds of the $30 million dredging project. The City Council also confirmed the story saying […]

  • 9 March 2010

    But fishermen soon may be forced to share those waters with even larger structures built to capture the gulf’s other abundant resource: the wind.

  • 13 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Weak safety culture aboard the cargo ship, SMN Explorer, led to a fatal accident in February 2018, MAIB noted.

  • 2 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Angus King joined Damariscotta Region Chamber Director Stephanie Gallagher on April 27 to visit local businesses in Damariscotta and discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the economy in the Midcoast, from broadband expansion to workforce development. “Damariscotta and Newcastle are fortunate to have such thoughtful, hardworking Maine people investing in their community and […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Project & Tenders

    Wintershall has started production at the Maria field offshore Norway one year ahead of schedule. Wintershall said on Monday that costs have been reduced by more than 20% compared to plan. The start-up was originally intended for the fourth quarter of 2018. At an expected final investment cost of around 12 billion NOK, the project […]

  • 14 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The ro-ro passenger ferry Hebrides ran aground due to a mechanical failure which resulted from a loose screw, the Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) informed. Hebrides lost control of its port controllable pitch propeller and grounded while it was approaching Lochmaddy, North Uist, Scotland on September 25, 2016. Loss of control was caused by a mechanical […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    “Ports and harbors are the economic life blood for many of our smaller communities, and funding for maintenance dredging is absolutely critically important to supporting the economies of these communities,” said Senator Collins at a Senate Appropriations Energy and Water Subcommittee hearing. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, May 29, 2013

  • 16 June 2011

    Maine’s basic goal for offshore energy is to produce electricity, but the larger potential is to develop the manufacturing capacity to … By Tux Turkel (kjonline) [mappress] Source: kjonline, June 17, 2011;

  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is seeking public comments on 13 projects which have applied for 2017 funding through Maine’s In-Lieu Fee program, the Maine Natural Resources Conservation Program (MNRCP). The sponsor for the program is the Maine Department of Environmental Protection, said USACE in their release. The In-Lieu Fee (ILF) […]

  • 20 January 2016

    A fire broke out yesterday in cargo holds of bulk carrier identified as Marshal Islands-flagged Star Maria while the ship was docked in Italian port of Maghera, Venice. The local firefighters were dispatched to the scene at 18:50 local time to contain the fire which is believed to have started due to spontaneous combustion while […]