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  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Together with the North Sea Foundation and the Natuur & Milieu organisation, Van Oord and Eneco are starting a project to restore natural underwater features around wind farms: “the Rich North Sea”. A pilot project at Eneco’s Luchterduinen wind farm will investigate how nature conservation and sustainable energy generation can reinforce one another. The demonstration […]

  • 12 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    USACE has introduced the latest article submission (What is ecosystem restoration?) in the continued series of these very important topics. Q. What is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Ecosystem Restoration Program? A. The USACE is comprised of approximately 30,000 civilian and military personnel, making it the world’s largest public engineering, design and construction management […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Aquamarine Power, an Edinburgh-based wave energy developer, has ceased trading today, November 23, 2015, following the announcement that it is going into administration a month ago. Accountancy and business advisory firm BDO LLP appointed business restructuring partners James Stephen and Graham Newton as joint administrators to take over the running of Aquamarine Power. Failing to […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Environment, Research & Development

    Van Oord and Eneco, together with the North Sea Foundation and the Natuur & Milieu organization, are launching the Rich North Sea project dedicated to restoring natural underwater features around offshore wind farms.

  • 3 August 2010

    Contrary to recent media reports of a quick recovery in the Gulf of Mexico, scientists and biologists are “deeply concerned” about impacts that will likely span “several decades”. “My prediction is that we will be dealing with the impacts of this spill for several decades to come and it will outlive me,” Dr. Ed Cake, […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The House of Representatives approved last week comprehensive water resources infrastructure legislation that addresses the needs of America’s harbors, locks, dams, flood protection and other water resources infrastructure. The House passed the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act on a bipartisan basis by a vote of 360 to 61. Commenting this, U.S. Senator […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and Southern Company recently met with 2013 Five Star and Urban Waters Program awardees to recognize and highlight their work to restore streams and watersheds.  “Watershed and stream restoration projects play a significant role in improving public health, providing additional recreational opportunities and boosting […]

  • 13 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Marco Rubio has welcomed the Senate’s continued advancement of the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP), as well as three more Florida provisions included in the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA). Rubio voted yesterday in support of a procedural motion that passed the Senate, bringing the bill itself one step closer to final passage. In the […]

  • 2 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Daylight traffic through Houston Ship Channel restarted after being closed for nearly a week.

  • 23 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maj. Gen. Jeffrey L. Milhorn assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ North Atlantic Division from out-going commander Maj. Gen. William H. Graham during a ceremony at Fort Hamilton on July 20.  The U.S. Army’s 54th Chief of Engineers Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, officiated and performed the symbolic transfer of the division colors […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Alabama Governor Kay Ivey announced earlier this week that the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has approved more than $48 million for eight new projects, which focus on the restoration and conservation of Alabama’s natural resources. “Alabama’s Gulf Coast is of great ecological importance to our state, and it is imperative we protect and […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of its ongoing commitment to helping New Jersey’s communities recover and rebuild from the devastation caused by Superstorm Sandy, the Christie Administration yesterday took action to streamline state permits for various types of vital rebuilding projects, a move that will aid reconstruction of impacted homes and businesses, assist the recovery of marinas and […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Five years ago the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, and Port of Bay City partnered on the study and new construction of an east jetty at the Mouth of the Colorado River to stabilize the shallow draft navigation channel and reduce maintenance dredging requirements. Today, that infrastructure plays an integral part in saving […]

  • 17 March 2011

    Heesen Yachts and Nakhimov launch YN 14955, MY Quinta Essentia – a 55 metre semi-displacement, custom built – the largest yacht ever to be launched by this Dutch shipyard. Heesen Yachts is proud to announce that the first yacht in its 55 metre semi-displacement series was launched at the shipyard in Oss, The Netherlands on […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    Aquamarine Power’s Oyster wave energy technology consists of a wave-powered pump that pushes high pressurized water to the onshore plant where it drives a hydro-electric turbine which in turn produces electricity. The Oyster wave power device is a buoyant, hinged flap which is attached to the seabed at depths between 10 and 15 meters. The […]

  • 20 August 2009

    Aquamarine Power recently completed the first phase of installation of its Oyster device at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney. The 194-tonne device was lowered onto a seabed subframe and bolted in place at the EMEC. The next phase of the project will be to connect it to subsea pipelines that provide high-pressure […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Exploration & Production

    The U.S. Government and five Gulf states, Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas, hit by the massive oil spill from the Deepwater Horizon blowout in 2010, have reached a settlement to resolve civil claims against BP. The global settlement is worth more than $20 billion. The explosion and fire which occurred on April 20, 2010, destroyed […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Oyster Petroleum Ltd, a new exploration and production company focused on the UKCS, has confirmed the acquisition of a package of licence interests located in the West of Shetlands basin from Ithaca Energy (UK) Limited (‘Ithaca’). The transaction will see Oyster acquire a 9% interest in UK licences P.1631 and P.1832, covering blocks 204/14c, 204/18b and 204/19c, […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Authorities & Government, Environment

    By Tom Scott The subject of sustainability in the Dutch maritime sector can be summed in part by looking at the outcome of the IMO meeting in London in April last year. This resulted in the IMO announcing the goal to reduce greenhouse gases by at least 50 per cent by 2050 (compared to 2008 […]

  • 28 October 2016

    Independent Oil and Gas (IOG), a development and production focused oil and gas company, has completed the acquisition of Versus Petroleum’s subsidiary, Oyster Petroleum. Oyster holds the Southern North Sea licenses containing the Vulcan East, Vulcan Northwest, and Vulcan South fields, collectively known as the Vulcan Satellites in the UK part of the North Sea. […]

  • 21 September 2011

    The first Oyster Superyacht, 100-01 Sarafin, has successfully completed her sailing trials ahead of handover to her owners in October. Sarafin’s launch marks the successful conclusion of the first phase of a long-term project, which has brought together the strong, award-winning trio of Dubois Naval Architects, Oyster Group and RMK Marine. This combined experience has […]

  • 27 June 2012

    Oyster farmers in the main oyster production area in NSW have welcomed a $400,000 dredging commitment by the State Government, reports abc.net.au. Sand build-up in channels and on oyster leases in Wallis Lake has resulted in a significant drop in productivity. “There’s 23 oyster farming businesses in the port and I think they have all […]