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  • 31 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dutch shipper Universal Marine has placed an order, its biggest yet, for four 2,350 TEU containerships to be built at Sainty Marine Corp. Ltd. The construction of the vessels will begin in 2015, with deliveries scheduled to start from 2016. The total value of the contract is estimated at $166 million. During March, Sainty Marine has […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Shenzhen-listed shipbuilder Jiangsu Sainty Marine Corp said that it has agreed with Dutch ship investment company Universal Marine on cancellation of order for construction of four 2,350 TEU boxships. According to Sainty Marine, the quartet was ordered in March 2014, however the construction has not been started as the Dutch firm failed to secure financing for […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Harlingen-based JR Shipping Group is taking over six container feeder vessels from Universal Marine upon request from Dutch Bremer Landesbank, the principal financier of the shipping CVs which operate the vessels. Under the bank’s initiative, which is dubbed as the final rescue attempt, JR Shipping will devise a restructuring and refinancing programme for these six vessels after […]

  • 6 April 2014

    Two Missing after Ship Collision off Spain Singapore-flagged car carrier Baltic Breeze collided with a Spanish fishing vessel near the Port of Vigo, Spain Tuesday morning. Universal Marine Orders Four Boxships Dutch shipper Universal Marine has placed an order, its biggest yet, for four 2,350 TEU containerships to be built at Sainty Marine Corp. Ltd. […]

  • 5 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging of the boat basin at the Rutgers University Marine Field Station in Tuckerton (NJ) is now underway, informs the university. At approximately 8:53 a.m. on Monday morning, December 3rd, 2018, the dredge operation began cutting into the mud that has prevented the university’s research vessels from berthing at their typical location at the end […]

  • 9 July 2013

    St. Johns Riverkeeper is hosting a free forum to discuss concerns and potential impacts from the proposed Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Project. A panel of experts will provide an overview of the proposed dredging and its impacts and the shortcomings of a study recently released by the Army Corps of Engineers that assesses the environmental impacts, […]

  • 21 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Offshore renewables projects would not affect marine wildlife negatively and can even benefit some sea species, Martin Attrill, director of Plymouth University Marine Institute and Friends of the Earth says in his new report. In the study, Mr. Attrill has taken into account the biodiversity impact of offshore energy projects, including offshore wind, wave and […]

  • 21 November 2012
    Environment, Research & Development

    Offshore renewables projects would not negatively affect marine wildlife and can even benefit some sea species, Martin Attrill, director of Plymouth University Marine Institute and Friends of the Earth says in his new report. In the study, Mr. Attrill has taken into account the biodiversity impact of offshore energy projects, including offshore wind, wave and […]

  • 11 June 2020
    Project & Tenders, Research & Development, Technology

    Ireland-Wales cooperation programme, the Selkie project, has picked Ocean Energy as part of its wave energy tender call. Ocean Energy is a wave energy technology developer based in Cobh, Ireland. The company completed the fabrication of its 500kW OE35 device for deployment at the US Navy Test Site in Hawaii. This device has been delivered […]

  • 19 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    University of Victoria has announced a combined investment totaling $7 million from the Government of Canada and the university for infrastructure renovation and renewal projects for a new ocean and climate hub. Also, the Government of Canada and five western universities, led by UVic, are contributing a total of $3 million to enhance facilities at […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Faculty members at universities in Louisiana have until December 15, 2017, to apply for one of four $25,000 stipends for eligible students pursuing a Master of Science degree at that university, Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) said in its latest release.  “The assistantships available to faculty at Louisiana colleges and universities, will fund […]

  • 4 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

      A PhD student’s innovative design for a robotic fish that could aid underwater exploration has earned him the chance to showcase his idea to industry experts around the world. Plymouth University Marine and Engineering researcher, Daniel Roper, has devised a new method to make robotic fish more efficient when performing tasks in the water. […]

  • 8 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    JR Shipping Takes Over Universal’s Bankrupt Vessels Harlingen-based JR Shipping Group is taking over six container feeder vessels from Universal Marine upon request from Dutch Bremer Landesbank, the principal financier of the shipping CVs which operate the vessels.…Read more Shipowners Still Not Sold on LNG The preliminary results of a study launched by the European […]

  • 26 June 2012
    Research & Development

      The Government has issued petrol and mining exploration permits along New Zealand’s coastline in marine mammal sanctuaries, stuff.co.nz reports. Oil companies have been granted 10 permits in four of the protected areas. Green Party MP Gareth Hughes said that the exploration would threaten rare sea creatures. He stated: “Mineral exploitation will be able to […]

  • 6 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) and its partners are launching the Shoreline Adaptation Inventory and Design (SAID) program, beginning with an instructional webinar today and field trips to different coastal locations June 12 and 13, 2019. CRMC, the University of Rhode Island Coastal Resources Center, Rhode Island Sea Grant, Save The Bay, […]

  • 3 September 2012

    The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium and the Coastal Bend Bays and Estuaries Program $597,333 each to assist in the restoration of disappearing coastal habitats along the U.S. Gulf Coast in Louisiana and Texas. The National Estuary Program (NEP) was established by the federal Clean Water Act to protect and […]

  • 25 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) worked offshore in the Gulf of Mexico, examining how oil spilled during the Deepwater Horizon tragedy in 2010 is affecting the organisms living on shipwrecks. Historic Preservation Officer and Senior Marine Archaeologist Chris Horrell is part of a research team. Horrell is serving as one of the Co-Principle Investigators for the […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Scientists with the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies (HRI) and the College of Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will study the oceanography of the South Texas coast, including influences on the distribution of red tide while aboard the R/V Falkor in October. The study is just one of many […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) along with its partners has been awarded grant funding from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to continue work to make Rhode Island’s shoreline and coastal habitats more resilient in the face of rising seas and increased storm events. With the awarded funds, the CRMC and project […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    The recently announced Selkie project aiming to boost the marine energy industry in Wales and Ireland has been launched by Lesley Griffiths AM, the Welsh Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs at this year’s Ocean Energy Europe conference in Dublin. A €4.2-million Selkie project is funded by the EU’s Ireland-Wales co-operation programme and is […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    SmartBay Ireland has entered into a trans-Atlantic collaboration agreement with the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, Dublin City University and the Marine Institute Ireland. The Memorandum of Understanding was signed at a reception hosted by the Canadian Embassy during a recent Canadian Trade Mission […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    A multi-disciplinary team of scientists launched the second expedition in the Gulf of Mexico to examine the effects of Deepwater Horizon spill-related oil and dispersant exposure on deepwater shipwrecks and their microbial communities. The study is part of the National Oceanographic Partnership Program that is sponsored by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), the […]