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  • 22 February 2012

    12 countries, including the Royal Netherlands Navy as a representative of the Netherlands, are currently combating drugs smuggling in a large area of the Caribbean extending to the Pacific Ocean in Operation Martillo. The emphasis is on South and Central American coastal waters. This operation will prevent drugs being trafficked to the Netherlands, among other […]

  • 18 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Rentz (FFG-46) and its embarked Coast Guard law enforcement detachment transferred $78 Million in confiscated cocaine Sept. 15 to the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Forward (WMEC 911) in the Western Caribbean Sea while assigned to the U.S. 4th Fleet. The 2,123 pounds of cocaine were seized in early August […]

  • 14 May 2015

    The US Navy and Coast Guard have jointly recovered approximately 630 kg of cocaine, worth an estimated wholesale value of approximately USD 23 million, in international waters in the drug transit zone of the Eastern Pacific, May 6. During a routine patrol of the Eastern Pacific in international waters off the coast of Central and South […]

  • 13 November 2014

    USS Vandegrift (FFG 48) and U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET), in support of Operation Martillo, recovered approximately 1,100 pounds of cocaine found adrift in the Pacific Ocean on October 27 in connection with illegal drug smuggling while on patrol off the coast of Central America. One of Vandegrift’s SH-60B Sea Hawk helicopters, from […]

  • 7 October 2014

    The U.S. Coast Guardsmen offloaded more than 28,000 pounds (12.7 tonnes) of cocaine at Naval Base San Diego confiscated during their 90-day deployment in counter drug missions off the coast of Central and South America as part of Operation Martillo The crew of Cutter Boutwell turned the cocaine, worth more than USD 423 million wholesale, over to agents from […]

  • 5 November 2014

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Air and Marine agents aboard a P-3 Orion aircraft assisted in the interdiction and seizure of more than 679 pounds of cocaine on October 25. The estimated street value of the narcotics is USD 9,2 million. The aircrew alerted Nicaraguan authorities to intercept a suspicious go-fast vessel in the […]

  • 30 September 2015

    U.S. Coast Guard offloaded approximately 1,100 kilograms of cocaine and 4,420 pounds of marijuana, interdicted in the Caribbean Sea as part of Operation Martillo and Unified Resolve worth an estimated wholesale value of USD 41 million at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Florida, September 29. In one case, a Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft, in […]

  • 27 August 2014

    A UK Royal Navy’s warship HMS Argyll has seized nearly 600 kilos of cocaine with a street value of nearly USD 35 million after a 12-hour pursuit across the Caribbean. After receiving information that a suspicious-looking vessel had been spotted by a maritime patrol aircraft, HMS Argyll, which is on counter-narcotics operations in the region, […]

  • 22 December 2014

    More than eight and half tons of cocaine seized or recovered in fourteen interdictions in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean were offloaded from the USS Vandergrift (FFG 48) in San Diego, and turned over to federal officials as evidence in the prosecution of suspected smugglers.  Another two tons of contraband seized in five […]

  • 30 September 2015

    U.S. Coast Guard offloaded approximately 1,100 kilograms of cocaine and 4,420 pounds of marijuana, interdicted in the Caribbean Sea as part of Operation Martillo and Unified Resolve worth an estimated wholesale value of USD 41 million at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Florida, September 29. In one case, a Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft, in […]

  • 28 October 2015

    “The Royal Netherlands Navy cannot do without the golden triangle.” This statement was made by Rob Zuiddam, project manager at the Dutch Ministry of Defence and responsible for the ocean-going patrol vessel (OPV) project, during a special gathering to celebrate the official handover of HNLMS Friesland, that also marked the end of this OPV project. […]

  • 28 October 2015

    “The Royal Netherlands Navy cannot do without the golden triangle.” This statement was made by Rob Zuiddam, project manager at the Dutch Ministry of Defence and responsible for the ocean-going patrol vessel (OPV) project, during a special gathering to celebrate the official handover of HNLMS Friesland, that also marked the end of this OPV project. […]

  • 10 August 2010

    Fredericia Shipyard has sold its Panama floating dock to a Turkish buyer, which took over the dock in Fredericia at the weekend. Shortly afterwards, it was towed away by the Italian anchor handler Carlo Martello, bound for Yalova in Turkey on a 30-day voyage with an average speed of 5 to 6 knots.

  • 22 March 2012
    Storage

    Tendring Council has approved the Dong Energy’s plans to lay cables for two test wind turbines, according to Clacton Gazette. The cable will connect wind turbines at the Gunfleet Sand wind farm to the substation at the Veolia Water Site. It will surface at Clacton’s Martello Bay coach park. Gunfleet Sands Offshore Wind Farm consists […]

  • 22 March 2012
    Storage

    Tendring Council has approved the Dong Energy’s plans to lay cables for two test wind turbines, according to Clacton Gazette. The cable will connect wind turbines at the Gunfleet Sand wind farm to the substation at the Veolia Water Site. It will surface at Clacton’s Martello Bay coach park. Gunfleet Sands Offshore Wind Farm consists […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency will hold a public drop-in on Thursday, 21 January, from 2pm to 6pm at Aldeburgh Parish Church Hall, to discuss upcoming flood defense improvement work in Slaughden. “Maintaining the flood defense at Slaughden is important for the whole estuary,” said David Kemp, Coastal Team Leader at the Environment Agency. “Rock toe protection will […]

  • 27 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    On Wednesday,  June 23 His Excellency Ismail Omar Guelleh, President of the Republic of Djibouti, attended the opening of the new Djiboutian Naval Operations Centre. Djiboutian military and civilian authorities were present, along with representatives from the USA and France, who provided support to Djibouti for the building and fitting of the operations centre. The […]

  • 21 August 2014

    QGC, a unit of BG, celebrated a step towards long-term operations in Queensland with the dedication of a new command centre by Federal Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane MP. The facility, known as the QGC Hub, is the nerve centre of natural gas operations from southern to central Queensland. About 120 engineering, commercial and production specialists […]

  • 6 June 2013

    To increase safety for the public, the UK Environment Agency has hired two new Doosan DX340LC-3 Stage IIIB compliant crawler excavators from Lynch Plant Hire to demolish and remove steel box piles, rails and wood that made up old groynes on the beach at Aldeburgh in Suffolk. The new DX340LC-3 excavators from Lynch were supplied […]

  • 22 September 2015

    The Eneco Luchterduinen offshore wind farm was put into operation, which was officially celebrated yesterday with a traditional Japanese Kagami Biraki ceremony. The wind farm, owned jointly by Mitsubishi Corporation and Eneco, comprises 43 wind turbines and is located 23 kilometres off the coast of Zandvoort and Noordwijk, the Netherlands. Eneco Luchterduinen has a capacity of 129 megawatts, which means it will supply […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Today, Eni Norge is opening its new operations centre in Hammerfest – an event which marks a further expansion of the company’s activities in northern Norway Eni Norge consolidates its position in the Barents Sea: “Strategically, northern Norway and the Barents Sea are key areas for Eni Norge”, says Managing Director Andrea Forzoni. “We have […]

  • 19 November 2013

    Acteon has announced the opening of Acteon Singapore Operations Centre (ASOC) at the Offshore Marine Centre in Singapore’s Tuas industrial area.   The Centre is the first purpose-built Acteon facility and has been designed to accommodate multiple Acteon operating companies and support their offshore operations throughout South East Asia. The 10,000 m2 port side facility […]