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  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Five years on from the Deepwater Horizon accident and spill in 2010 that took 11 lives, oil major BP has reached agreements in principle to settle all federal and state claims arising from the event by paying the largest environmental fine in the US history, worth USD 18.7 billion. BP today announced that its US Upstream […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Five years on from the Deepwater Horizon accident and spill in 2010 that took 11 lives, oil major BP has reached agreements in principle to settle all federal and state claims arising from the event by paying the largest environmental fine in the US history, worth USD 18.7 billion. BP today announced that its US Upstream […]

  • 22 February 2016

    The BP Natural Resource Damage Trustees on Friday released their final plan that details the extent of the environmental damage caused by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, and how the Trustees plan to restore the environment over the next 15 years. The Trustees consist of the Gulf states, Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

      January 20th marked the beginning of the third phase of the multiyear trial before the New Orleans District Court to determine how much BP and other responsible parties should pay for their role in the BP Deepwater Horizon oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. As the end of legal saga on one of […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Exploration & Production

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council this week released a draft with a priority list of restoration projects to be funded by the cash obtained from a settlement with Transocean, over the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010. Using the money from the settlement with Transocean, which owned the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig that exploded in […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) has teamed up with Big Blue Ocean Cleanup, an international ocean conservation foundation helping to protect oceans and raises awareness about ocean pollution. The non-profit foundation coordinates an ambassador network of volunteers who proactively organise events in their local area to reduce litter across coastlines all over the world. Rory […]

  • 29 November 2012

    In Rhode Island and around the country, coastal communities are working to generate new industries, support job creation, and provide food and services to an ever-increasing population, through planning to manage and sustain the ocean’s resources. The nation’s fisheries and offshore renewable energy resources represent part of the answer. Two new short films—one focusing on […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    Five years after the BP Deepwater Horizon oil disaster claimed 11 lives in the Gulf of Mexico, the government trustees charged with restoring the Gulf of Mexico announced 10 new projects, worth $134 million, including the first projects to address impacts in the deep-water environment, where the blowout occurred. “Early restoration was intended to address […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Research & Development

    After commemorating the 5-year anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil disaster, another study has been released highlighting the significant injury to bottlenose dolphins in the Gulf of Mexico. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) published new results pointing to dolphin injury from the oil disaster. Since 2010, there has been an unusually high […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Honourable Peter MacKay, Regional Minister for Nova Scotia and Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans officially welcomed the new Canadian Coast Guard Ship CCGS Corporal McLaren M.M.V. into service at a ceremony in Halifax, Nova Scotia yesterday. CCGS Corporal McLaren […]

  • 21 May 2015

    One month to the day after commemorating the 5-year anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil disaster, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) published results of a new study pointing to dolphin injury from the spill. Since 2010, there has been an unusually high number of dolphin deaths in the northern Mexican Gulf, […]

  • 7 September 2015

    The first week of June was marked by the HISWA Holland Yachting Group Press Tour. 15 international journalists of superyacht publications were given a tour around the Netherlands to receive an insight of what is happening in the Dutch yachtbuilding industry. On the last day of the tour, Alexandra Cousteau, granddaughter of renowned Jacques-Yves Cousteau, […]

  • 1 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Larry Robinson, NOAA’s assistant secretary of commerce for conservation and management, and deputy administrator, announced that he plans to step down effective November 18, returning to academia to resume his work in academic administration and train the next generation of environmental scientists and leaders. Assuming his duties in May 2010, Robinson arrived shortly after […]

  • 7 September 2015

    The first week of June was marked by the HISWA Holland Yachting Group Press Tour. 15 international journalists of superyacht publications were given a tour around the Netherlands to receive an insight of what is happening in the Dutch yachtbuilding industry. On the last day of the tour, Alexandra Cousteau, granddaughter of renowned Jacques-Yves Cousteau, […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt yesterday appeared before the House Interior and Environment Appropriations Subcommittee, facing questions on the proposed EPA budget, which will cut the agency’s spending by roughly 30 percent. According to national and local organizations working on Gulf of Mexico and Mississippi River Delta restoration – Environmental Defense Fund, the National Wildlife […]

  • 10 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Forum Energy Technologies has secured an order from Amundsen Science (Université Laval, Canada) to supply a light work-class remotely operated vehicle (ROV) to support its Arctic scientific research activities. The vehicle will be installed on board the Canadian research icebreaker CCGS Amundsen and will support the exploration of Arctic and Sub-arctic seafloor eco-systems. The ROV […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The value of a settlement to resolve civil claims against oil major BP arising from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico between the company and the US and the five Gulf states rose to USD 20.8 billion, the US Department of Justice informed. The global settlement is the largest settlement with a single […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The value of a settlement to resolve civil claims against oil major BP arising from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico between the company and the US and the five Gulf states rose to USD 20.8 billion, the US Department of Justice informed. The global settlement is the largest settlement with a single […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Environment, Research & Development

    During this week’s meeting in Montauk, New York, the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council will host a public listening session on offshore wind power in the United Kingdom. The listening session will be held today, April 9 from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. and will also be accessible via webinar. Guest speaker will be Tom Watson, Fishery […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Environment, Research & Development

    During this week’s meeting in Montauk, New York, the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council will host a public listening session on offshore wind power in the United Kingdom. The listening session will be held today, April 9 from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. and will also be accessible via webinar. Guest speaker will be Tom Watson, Fishery […]

  • 21 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Oceana, the largest ocean conservation organisation, has explored a number of undersea mountains in the Atlantic and Mediterranean using the small, deep-swimming Falcon DR ROV. They recorded many species and habitats needing protection and conservation with the 1000 metre-rated Saab Seaeye ROV – from carnivorous sponges to lobsters and sharks. Never before has such an […]

  • 20 July 2016

    The Ninth Circuit court ruled on Friday that the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) had illegally approved a permit authorizing the Navy to use its long-range sonar, called low-frequency active sonar (or LFA), in more than 70 percent of the world’s oceans. The case against the Fisheries Service was brought by the Natural Resources Defense […]