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  • 3 April 2015

    An unregistered passenger vessel ‘MPB Wilayza’ sank offshore Phillippines on Thursday night, leaving 5 people dead. According to media reports, the vessel sank between the islands of Pata and Tapul probably due to overloading with sacks of cement and iron bars. Excluding crew, there were around 50 passengers on board the vessel when the incident happen. […]

  • 18 September 2014

    Talks are still underway between the US and the Philippines on compensation for damages inflicted by grounding of the USS Guardian, the Phillippine Department of Foreign Affairs said Tuesday. The US Navy minesweeper USS Guardian (MCM 5) ran aground on Tubbataha Reef Jan. 17, while transiting the Sulu Sea. Damages caused by the grounding are estimated […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Exploration & Production

    The video below shows Shell’s new gas production platform, which started production on Monday, offshore Palawan in the Philippines. In the time-lapse footage, one can see the platform being built, towed to its offshore location and linked to the existing Malampaya Shallow Water Platform with a 50 meters long bridge. The platforms are located some […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Friday afternoon, Chinese fishing vessel F/V Min Long Yu, was successfully towed and removed from its grounding site near the northern isle of Tubbataha Reef. The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) commandant Rear Admiral Rodolfo Isorena said that around 2:20 p.m. the vessel that ran aground last week was extracted from its grounding position by […]

  • 17 March 2017

    French geophysical services company CGG has completed processing of the Carabao regional multi-client study acquired offshore the Philippines. CGG said on Wednesday that the study integrated over 8,500 kilometers of new broadband pre-stack time-migrated 2D BroadSeis data and complementary marine gravity and magnetic data acquired with the seismic. According to the company, the processed data […]

  • 4 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Malaysia’s UMW Oil & Gas has received a conditional letter of award from the Malaysian energy giant Petronas for jack-up drilling rig services. UMW said in a Bursa Malaysia filing on Wednesday that the contract is for the provision of drilling rig services using the Naga 7 jack-up rig for a duration of up to […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Seaspan Corporation has added to its fleet another 11,000 TEU newbuilding, MSC Madhu B.

  • 20 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Hong Kong-based ship owner and manager Seaspan Corporation has taken delivery of an 11,000 TEU containership, the MSC Shreya B. The vessel, which was constructed at Hanjin Subic shipyard in the Phillippines, will commence a bareboat charter with Swiss carrier Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) for a period of seventeen years. Upon completion of the bareboat charter period, […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Malaysian company UMW Oil & Gas will provide a jack-up drilling rig to its compatriot oil and gas major Petronas. The jack-up rig assigned for the contract is UMW Naga 7. It will be provided by UMW Offshore Drilling Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of UMW-OG-owned UMW Malaysian Ventures Sdn Bhd. According to the UMW-OG’s statement […]

  • 4 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Seaspan Corporation adds fifth and final SAVER containership under bareboat charter to MSC.

  • 2 May 2018

    ReCAAP warns of crew abduction threat posed by members of Abu Sayyaf in Malaysia.

  • 16 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Vancouver USA welcomed the Metis Leader commanded by Capt. Nicanor V. Alcala of the Phillippines on her maiden voyage to the United States on August 14, 2013. Alcala and his 21-member Filipino crew were welcomed to Vancouver by Gary Martinke, port manager for Inchcape Shipping Services; Ann Tetreault, operations manager for Subaru […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    To lessen the flood problems in Metro Manila, the Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is now targeting the cleaning of drainage system particularly manholes. According to Emma Quiambao, MMDA Flood Control and Sewerage Management Office director, the agency is cleaning up creeks and “esteros” as part of the “Estero Blitz” campaign, involving declogging and dredging of […]

  • 8 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Lundin Norway AS has awarded Odfjell Drilling a frame agreement for engineering services. The first project comprises verification of the rig Safe Boreas which is under construction. “We are pleased to announce the award of an engineering frame agreement with Lundin Norway which we see as a very attractive client on the Norwegian continental shelf. […]

  • 9 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Japanese shipping company Nissen Kaiun has ordered ten Handysize bulkers from compatriot Tsuneishi Group.

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines’ argument that China’s construction on the islands and reefs in the South China Sea would cause damage to the Philippines is utterly unjustifiable, China’s Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hong Lei said yesterday while addressing the media. The Phillippines Foreign Affairs Ministry accused China of having destroyed 300 hectares of coral reef systems in the South China Sea/ West […]

  • 7 December 2011

    (Reuters) – Chinese offshore oil and gas specialist CNOOC Ltd will drill its first deepsea exploration well in a northern area of the South China Sea in coming weeks, a company official told Reuters on Tuesday. Although missing an earlier schedule by nearly half a year, the wildcat, an exploration well drilled in an unproven […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Hong Kong-based containership manager and owner Seaspan Corporation has taken delivery of MSC Shuba B, an 11,000 TEU containership, from Hanjin Subic shipyard in the Phillippines. As informed, the Neopanamax will commence a seventeen-year fixed-rate bareboat charter with Swiss-based Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC). Upon completion of the bareboat charter period, MSC is obligated to purchase […]

  • 22 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    Nido Petroleum Limited, as Operator of Service Contract 54 offshore Phillipines, announces that the Philippines Department  of Energy (‘DOE’) have agreed to extend Sub-phase 6 for a period of twelve (12) months from 4 August 2012 to 4 August 2013. The twelve (12) month extension to Sub-Phase 6 will enable Nido to complete the ongoing […]

  • 19 October 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects

    Oil and gas company PXP Energy has started negotiations with CNOOC regarding a memorandum of understanding between Philippines and China on joint oil and gas development in the South China Sea.

  • 18 November 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Exploration & Production

    Total and Jadestone Energy have decided to relinquish and terminate its Service Contract 56 offshore Philippines following a decision not to drill a well.

  • 7 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ocean Thermal Energy Corporation (OTE) has informed that it continues to attend meetings with government officials, Filipino business leaders, and the US Department of State to discuss plans for the deployment of ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) technology in the Philippines.