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  • 11 March 2019

    Egypt’s Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources has offered 10 offshore blocks in the Red Sea to interested oil and gas companies.

  • 10 January 2018

    Yemen’s Houthi movement has threatened to block the Red Sea shipping lane.

  • 3 February 2015

    Magseis has signed a deal with BGP Arabia Co. Ltd for a pilot survey for the Saudi Aramco in the Red Sea. The company said that the survey, offshore Saudi Arabia, would begin shortly. The survey is expected to last until the end of February. Magseis, based in Oslo, Norway, did not reveal financial details of the […]

  • 22 May 2007

    Salalah, Oman – 23 May 2007 –Earthrace continues its quest to break the world record for circumnavigation of the globe by a powerboat. Earthrace entered the Red Sea May 22 2007, with a Northern path towards the Suez Canal.

  • 6 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Schlumberger and TGS announced a new 3D seismic reimaging project in the Egyptian Red Sea. The project will comprise reimaging data from three overlapping seismic surveys totaling 3,600 km2 that were acquired between 1999 and 2008 – the only available 3D data in this part of the Red Sea. It includes the integration of all […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    The CMA CGM Group introduced the new Asia Southern Red Sea Express (REX3), a new fixed-day weekly service that will provide more efficient services to customers starting on May 8, 2014. This new service is in addition to existing Asia Northern Red Sea Express (REX2) which together will improve port coverage to meet the growing […]

  • 17 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Geophysical company Magseis has, together with its partner BGP, been awarded an extension to the ongoing contract with BGP Arabia and Saudi Aramco to acquire additional ocean bottom seismic data block in the Red Sea. According to the company’s statement on Friday, the project has an expected duration of 6-7 months and is expected to […]

  • 19 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Magseis, a Norwegian geophysical company, has selected acoustic positioning equipment from Sonardyne to support its upcoming deepwater ocean bottom seismic survey of the Red Sea. Sonardyne said on Monday that the S78 project will begin in July and last for nine months with the company collaborating on the project with BGP on behalf of Saudi […]

  • 6 September 2019

    TGS and Schlumberger have announced a new 3D seismic reimaging project in the Egyptian Red Sea.

  • 24 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Global Cloud Xchange (GCX) subsea cables FALCON between Muscat and Suez, and FEA between Mumbai and Suez, are back in business following cuts offshore Port Suez in the Red Sea. GCX mobilized a cable ship through its partner in the Middle East, E-Marine to support with the repairs. The repairs of FALCON started on 8 […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Norwegian seabed seismic services player Magseis said it has completed the initial part of Saudi Aramco’s seabed seismic survey together with its partner BGP. Following a short yard stay and mobilisation the company said that the crew has now begun acquisition on the extension that was previously announced on March 17, 2017. Magseis CEO, Idar Horstad, […]

  • 28 December 2007

    Some 2,000 Palestinians returning from a pilgrimage to Mecca are stranded on two boats off the Egyptian coast. Egypt is insisting that they must re-enter Gaza through Aouja, a border crossing controlled by Israel.

  • 17 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    French container shipping major CMA CGM has launched REX3, a new service connecting Asia and the Red Sea.  The new service will link Djibouti, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Jordan, Singapore and China. In addition to the calls offered in the company’s REX2, MEX1 and EPIC lines, CMA CGM said it now operates an additional stop, Djibouti, […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Norwegian ocean-bottom seismic specialist, Magseis, has secured a deal with BGP Arabia Co. Ltd for a pilot survey for the Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco). According to Magseis, the survey will be conducted in the Red Sea and should last until the end of February. This is the company’s second job scooped for the first […]

  • 20 December 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    TGS and Schlumberger have secured a 2D seismic project in the Red Sea offshore Egypt. The project will comprise acquisition of a 10,000 km 2D long-offset broadband multi-client seismic survey. Acquisition will start mid-December and is expected to complete in late Q1 2018, the company informed. This project is part of an agreement entered with South Valley […]

  • 4 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Fugro’s new partnership with KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology) was marked recently with the inauguration of the KAUST – Fugro Center of Excellence for Marine Technology. The new center will provide training in ROV operations and hydrographic survey within the Kingdom as part of the Saudisation programme. KAUST’s facilities and location, on […]

  • 25 July 2018

     A Saudi oil tanker has reportedly been attacked by the Houthi movement while underway in the Red Sea.

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    In preparation for the coming peak season, Evergreen Line is implementing service enhancements for the Red Sea market. The carrier will adjust the port rotation of its Far East – Red Service (FRS) and launch a new feeder loop. In addition, the line intends to further strengthen its Red Sea service network via slot exchange […]

  • 10 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Magseis, a Norwegian seismic survey company, has been awarded Saudi Aramco’s S78 project for large-scale ocean bottom seismic acquisition in the Red Sea. Magseis won the contract together with its partner BGP. The project has an expected duration of 9 months + 1 year and is expected to start during July 2016. According to the […]

  • 8 September 2017

    Following recent attacks against merchant shipping in the Gulf of Aden and Bab Al Mandeb, which highlighted the risks associated with transiting these waters, relevant authorities decided to form the Maritime Security Transit Corridor (MSTC). Multiple types of risks and the broad expanse of ocean on which these attacks can occur, including the Gulf of Aden, […]

  • 25 July 2016

    Pirates have attacked a cable laying vessel during operations in the Red Sea on Friday, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) informed. Sixteen pirates in two skiffs armed with AK47 and an RPG reportedly approached and fired upon a cable laying vessel. The master of the vessel activated ship security alert system (SSAS) and raised the […]

  • 11 January 2018

    The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen foiled an attack on a Saudi oil tanker on Saturday near the Port of Hodeidah.