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  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Monaco-based tanker owner and operator Scorpio Tankers has recently taken delivery of six newbuilding vessels. The company has also agreed to sell three of its older vessels for a total sum of USD 74 million. STI Condotti, an LR2 product tanker, was delivered from Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries, and upon delivery the vessel began a voyage […]

  • 10 August 2018

    A tanker loaded with oil rammed into a dock in the Croatian Port of Ploce, causing significant damage.

  • 3 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    Polar Code, the new regulation for ships operating in Arctic and Antarctic waters, has entered into force on January 1, 2017, marking a milestone in addressing international concern about the protection of the polar environment, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) said. With more and more ships expected to start navigating in polar waters, IMO has designed the Polar […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    For the past 25 years, the Paul S. Sarbanes Ecosystem Restoration Project at Poplar Island has built island habitat in the Chesapeake Bay.  Since 1994, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and its partners have been working to restore remote island habitat in the Chesapeake Bay by beneficially using dredged material at Poplar […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Professor Jane Francis has been appointed as the new Director of the British Antarctic Survey (BAS). Chief Executive of the Natural Environment Research Council, Duncan Wingham said, “I am delighted to have Jane Francis join NERC as the new Director of the British Antarctic Survey. She joins us at a time in which our need […]

  • 21 March 2016

    NERC (Natural Environment Research Council) has launched a campaign for public to name its new GBP 200 million polar research ship. The new research vessel is being built at Cammell Laird, and it is set to sail in 2019. The most popular name chosen by the public has been RRS Boaty McBoatface. Our current top […]

  • 24 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Monaco-based cruise liner Silversea Cruises has revealed plans to move its cruise ship Silver Cloud to its luxury expedition fleet in November 2017. Destined mostly for polar waters, the 296-guest ship will be converted into an ice-class ship during an extensive refurbishment scheduled to start in August 2017, the company said. As an expedition ship, […]

  • 24 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Monaco-based cruise liner Silversea Cruises has revealed plans to move its cruise ship Silver Cloud to its luxury expedition fleet in November 2017. Destined mostly for polar waters, the 296-guest ship will be converted into an ice-class ship during an extensive refurbishment scheduled to start in August 2017, the company said. As an expedition ship, […]

  • 7 March 2013

    MTI Holland announced that Shi Wei has received his doctoral degree on March 3, 2013. Shi Wei’s extensive research focused on the subject of ‘Dynamics of Energy Systems Behaviour and Emissions of Trailing Suction Hopper Dredgers’ and was supervised by his promotor, prof. ir. D. Stapersma. Shi Wei successfully defended his thesis in which he […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Newly-released figures from the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) reveal that a record number of shipping professionals around the world are choosing to sit the institute’s exams. At a time when the industry is entering the early stages of recovery, the continued rise in numbers of students sitting the exams – and their increasingly diverse […]

  • 18 July 2012
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Rialto announces the completion of drill stem testing (“DST”) of the Gazelle-P3 ST2 well (“ST2 well”), achieving maximum flow rates of 19.5mmscfd gas and an unstabilised rate of 760 bopd from separate sands within the Upper Cenomanian (UC-1) reservoir. The maximum gas flow rate was constrained due to downhole equipment limitations. The estimated deliverability of […]

  • 13 April 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

      Tap Oil Limited  provides the following update on the Zola-1 exploration well, offshore Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia. The Zola-1/Zola-1 ST1 well is located in permit WA-290-P, immediately south of the giant Gorgon gas field in the Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia. The well is being drilled in 285m of water. Data gathered to date in […]

  • 21 June 2015

    The most popular article on Offshore Energy Today last week was the one about Airbus Helicopters revealing its offshore helicopter of the future.  Namely, the company revealed the concept phase start-up for a new European helicopter, the X6, at the Paris Air Show. According to Airbus Helicopters, entry into service is anticipated in the 2020s. You […]

  • 5 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dubai’s maritime engineering business Drydocks World celebrated today the sail-away of the world’s largest turret mooring system from the yard marking the completion of its construction. Drydocks World has constructed the turret for SBM Offshore under a contract awarded in 2012. The turret will be integrated in the world’s first floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) […]

  • 8 March 2011

    Dredging International (Australia) Pty Ltd and Van Oord Australia Pty Ltd have been awarded the Western Basin Main Works Dredging – Parcel 5 contract in the Port of Gladstone, Queensland, Australia. The client of this AUD 260 million. (€ 190 million) contract is the Queensland Gladstone Ports Corporation. The contract was signed on 4th March […]

  • 9 October 2012

    “A lack of maintenance at Sunset Marina is a threat to the future of the popular harbor,” Rock Island city leaders said. According to kwqc.com, the water has become so shallow that some of the docks are sitting at the bottom of the lake instead of floating. The last time the marina entrance was dredged […]

  • 5 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dubai’s maritime engineering business Drydocks World celebrated today the sail-away of the world’s largest turret mooring system from the yard marking the completion of its construction. Drydocks World has constructed the turret for SBM Offshore under a contract awarded in 2012. The turret will be integrated in the world’s first floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) […]

  • 16 August 2010

    Sri Lanka is preparing to open the first phase of a China-funded, US$1.5bil port project that has fuelled Indian concerns over strategic Chinese investment in South Asia. Sitting along the ancient “silk road” trading route and one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes, the Hambantota port is intended to be the engine that will drive […]

  • 9 December 2014

    Shipping Corporation of India could open a Singapore unit to operate LNG carriers for an unnamed company.

  • 9 August 2011

    Australian dredging contractor Hall Contracting Pty Ltd is progressing well on dredging works at the Mooloolah River entrance on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. Using the 400mm Cutter Suction Dredger “Navua”, Hall is clearing approximately 30,000m3 of sand from the river mouth and using it to replenish the popular tourist beach. Weather conditions are unfavourable at times […]

  • 19 November 2009

    STX Finland Oy and the South African Department of Environmental Affairs have signed a contract for construction of a polar supply and research vessel, STX reports. The vessel is valued at 116 million Euros. The vessel will be built in the Rauma shipyard and it will be delivered in spring 2012.

  • 13 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    A group of workers of Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), the South Korean shipbuilder, staged a sit-in protest in Seoul today over the company’s restructuring plans that include massive layoffs, Yonhap News Agency reports.  The protest was organized after a majority of the company’s workers voted for a strike and launched a four-hour protest in Geoje, South […]