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  • 8 April 2020

    North Sea Port is geographically defined as the 60 kilometre long cross-border port area stretching from Vlissingen in the Netherlands to Ghent in Belgium. North Sea port has an excellent proposition due to its central location, companies based in North Sea Port and their worldwide trading partners are able to serve the European hinterland quickly […]

  • 18 May 2005

    This year’s North Sea Week, Germany’s only offshore-regatta at the island of Helgoland, attracted 140 competing yachts. Many others came to watch the traditional sailing event on Pentecost. A fleet of 31 yachts was waved good-bye for the long-distance race to Edinburgh. First participants are expected in Scotland on Thursday.

  • 23 February 2009

    Eighteen people have been rescued after a Eurocopter Super Puma helicopter ditched into the sea about 125 miles east of Aberdeen on its way to a BP oil production platform. The helicopter ditched in the sea approximately 500 metres from the platform at about 1915 GMT on Wednesday night. Workers on the platform saw the […]

  • 12 October 2010

    Cypriot container vessel, the Jork Ranger, and a Greek tanker, the Mindoro, have collided some 30 kilometres off the Dutch port Scheveningen, Dutch media reports. No person was injured but the tanker sustained a hole of five times six metres. Some of its cargo of kerosene, jet fuel, was spilled and forms a three-kilometre long […]

  • 1 October 2014

    At Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference on 28 and 29 October 2014 in Amsterdam, exploration and production in the North Sea area is a prominent session theme at the conference. The technical session on North Sea exploration and production this year focuses on the changing playing field. As ‘big oil’ is retreating from the North […]

  • 5 January 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    North Sea Energy Inc. announces that it has been notified by the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) that it, together with its partners, has been awarded three new blocks in the UK North Sea in the 26th Seaward Licensing Round, namely the Norfolk prospect – block 12/16b (20% interest), the Norfolk East […]

  • 22 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Finland’s Wärtsilä has agreed to retrofit the world’s first energy storage solution on board a large offshore vessel.

  • 4 February 2012

    The North Sea offers many opportunities to exploit its wealth: think about traditional fishery, offshore wind or oil and gas exploration. However, many generations have exploited the North Sea, so we need to beware of exhaustion and pollution. Therefore, Rijkswaterstaat, the executive agency of the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, wants to stimulate ideas […]

  • 20 September 2010

    Outgoing BP chief executive Tony Hayward has promised his company will be investing up to $19 in the North Sea in the next five years. Hayward was appearing before an Energy and Climate Change committee in the UK House of Commons as part of an investigation by Members of Parliament into the implications of the […]