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  • 19 December 2006

    The $51-million MV Sonia smoothly sailed into Esquimalt Harbour from Greece yesterday — her clean modern lines and $9-million worth of refit work bringing a broad smile to the faces of Victoria shipyard workers.

  • 2 November 2006

    .C. Ferries has awarded Victoria Shipyards a $9-million contract to modify the Sonia, the ship which will replace the Queen of the North. About 150 people will work on the ship, which is due to arrive in Victoria about Dec. 16. Malcolm Barker, Victoria Shipyards general manager, said he is delighted B.C. Ferries has opted […]

  • 2 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    Sonia Sikorav(photo), 53, is a graduate of École Normale Supérieure and an associate professor of Physical Sciences. She holds a PhD in Physical Chemistry and an MSM from the MIT Sloan School of Management (Sloan Fellow Program). Ms. Sikorav began her career at Rhône-Poulenc, where she held various positions between 1982 and 1991, most notably […]

  • 20 October 2006

    BC Ferries is pleased to announce that the acquisition of the MV Sonia for the Inside Passage route has been successfully concluded and the company has now taken possession of the vessel. The purchase price of the two-year old vessel was 34.5 million Euros or approximately $49.3 million Cdn.

  • 13 August 2012

    The Port of Cork on Thursday, 9 August 2012, officially named a new pilot boat at the Port of Cork City Marina. Built by Safehaven Marine, “Failte” will be replacing the “Sonia” which was named after Sonia O’Sullivan and has served the Port gallantly for the past fourteen years. Dermot O’Mahoney, Chairman of the Port […]

  • 19 September 2006

    It’ll cost $100 million to buy a ready-built ferry to run between Port Hardy and Prince Rupert, and the province is ready to help B.C. Ferries with the cost. In two separate announcements yesterday, B.C. Ferries and the Transportation Ministry outlined purchase and financing plans to replace the Queen of the North, which sank in […]

  • 6 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Belgian tanker owner and operator Euronav NV has signed a new USD 410 million senior secured amortizing revolving credit facility, which was made available in mid-December to refinance 11 vessels. The new loan, also used for general corporate and working capital purposes, was used to refinance the USD 500 million senior secured credit facility dated March […]

  • 11 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Norfolk based Fendercare Marine, a suppliers of marine products and services, has won a significant contract to supply Yokohama fenders to the Ministry of Defence (MoD). The three year contract is for the supply of 3.3m x 6.5m Yokohama original pneumatic fenders. Fendercare Marine has supplied 18 of the fenders to date, with potentially more […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    MBARI engineers have recovered the experimental wave energy buoy for maintenance, after it had been deployed in the sea for over 4 months. During this deployment, the buoy supplied power for instruments used to collect data for engineering purposes. It was deployed 9 km southwest of Moss Landing Harbor, while the engineers tested the system’s […]

  • 29 March 2012

    DMK Union ministers are urging the implementation of the Setusamudram canal project which will widen the narrow Palk Strait that divides India and Sri Lanka, reports zeenews.com. The Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi were contacted on Thursday and urged to speed up the proceedings. The Setusamudram project has an aim to boost […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    In early January 2015, a team of MBARI engineers, led by Andy Hamilton, recovered an experimental buoy that creates electrical energy from ocean waves. This power buoy had been deployed six miles southwest of Moss Landing Harbor for 131 days which was also the longest deployment out at sea. The power buoy has been in development […]

  • 19 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Teams from 30 universities and educational institutions around the world gathered, July 12-17, at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Syste… (dvids) [mappress] Source: dvids, July 19, 2011;

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Alexander Comley has signed a partnership agreement with Hydra Offshore, an indigenous oilfield services company, in developing products for Ghana’s oil sector. Under the agreement Alexander Comley will partner Hydra Offshore in the supply of customised flanges, pipe, tube, fittings, plate, machined / turned parts and associated pipeline supplies. In addition, Hydra Offshore will also […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Coastal cities play a critical role in the global economy. The cities are being increasingly exposed to natural hazards and disasters, such as hurricanes, and recurrent flooding due to the rise of sea levels caused by climate change, University of Miami’s College of Engineering said in their latest announcement.  These disasters directly impact infrastructure such as […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    VLCC earnings are up 80% for the third quarter compared with the third quarter last year, Antwerp-based tanker company Euronav said in its third quarter results for 2014. The company said that the outlook for the seasonally stronger fourth quarter is looking stronger than in the last four years as “the fleet growth is minimal and […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Engineering Class ‘Telford Rolt’, a new 6.17 meter, 6.25 tonne tug, was launched into the River Soar at Loughborough this month with a naming ceremony performed by Charlotte Wood, Regional Construction Manager South at Canal & River Trust, a major customer of Land & Water Services Ltd. Designed by Ian Darley, a naval architect and […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    Governments must put a price on carbon emissions and make pledges early next year to move away from fossil fuels and increase the share of renewable energy into the global power mix, according to a signed statement from wind industry players. Wind energy associations, including those from emerging markets such as Brazil, China, South Africa, […]

  • 1 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation announces two new research fellows for 2012. Joao Monteiro from Portugal and Badi Samaniego from the Philippines are the latest recipients of the ‘Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation Research Fellow’ grant. They join eleven previous grantees from six different countries. Now in its second decade the Foundation’s […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Norfolk based Fendercare Marine, one of the world’s foremost suppliers of marine products and services, has won a significant contract to supply Yokohama fenders to Eastport UK, Norfolk’s premier port. The contract, won against strong international competition, is for the supply of 17 Yokohama pneumatic fenders measuring 2.0m x 3.5m to be used at the […]

  • 26 December 2017

    Intelligence group Rystad Energy concluded last week that 2017 was yet another record low year for discovered conventional volumes globally. Less than seven billion barrels of oil equivalent has been discovered YTD, Rystad Energy reported last Thursday. “We haven’t seen anything like this since the 1940s,” says Sonia Mladá Passos, Senior Analyst at Rystad Energy. […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Norfolk based Fendercare Marine, one of the world’s foremost suppliers of marine products and services, has won a significant contract to supply Yokohama fenders to Eastport UK, Norfolk’s premier port. The contract, won against strong international competition, is for the supply of 17 Yokohama pneumatic fenders measuring 2.0m x 3.5m to be used at the […]

  • 16 March 2015

    France is ranked 2nd in Europe regarding the offshore wind potential, just behind the United Kingdom. And while no wind farms are installed to date this will change in the next few years to come. Offshore WIND asked France Energie Eolienne (FEE), the French wind energy association, to provide an update on the current status and […]