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  • 11 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Justice, on behalf of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), along with the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office, on behalf of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, have reached a settlement with AVX Corp. for $366.25 million plus interest regarding the New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site, in New Bedford, Mass. The settlement paves […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    NEMOS, a German-based wave energy company, has developed an innovative system to generate electricity from ocean waves that can be coupled with offshore wind farms to reduce the overall costs of these emerging sectors. NEMOS has recently installed a 1:5 scaled version of their wave energy device at Nissum Bredning test site in Denmark. Tidal Energy […]

  • 10 February 2016

    The U.S. President Barack Obama’s fiscal year 2017 (FY 2017) budget, announced on Tuesday, includes a request of $175.1 million to fund the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) mission to manage offshore energy and mineral resources and a request of $204.87 million for the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE).  According to BOEM, the request […]

  • 30 August 2013

    Step Change in Safety’s Helicopter Safety Steering Group (HSSG),  held a meeting yesterday in Aberdeen to review its decision to recommend the temporary suspension of AS332 L/L1, AS332 L2 and EC225 commercial passenger flights to and from offshore oil and gas installations within the UK following  the CHC-owned helicopter ditching off Shetland, last Friday. At […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Swissco Holdings Limited a Singapore-based marine service provider for the offshore oil and gas industry, announced the proposed acquisition of Scott and English Energy Pte. Ltd. (“Scott and English”) for approximately S$285.0 million yesterday.   The Swissco has entered into a legally binding heads of agreement (“HOA”) with Double Dragon Energy Holdings Limited, which will form […]

  • 27 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    The largest German oil and gas producer, Wintershall, continues to make headway on the path to becoming one of the leading operators on the Norwegian continental shelf. The company has now discovered five new oil fields in the North Sea in just one year, it announced at the international trade fair “Offshore Northern Seas” (ONS) […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The probability of hurricane-induced coastal change on sandy beaches from Florida to New York has been assessed for the first time in two U.S. Geological Survey studies released yesterday. The two reports, one assessing the coastline from Florida to North Carolina, the other from Virginia to New York, can function as part of a “virtual […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    One year on from some of the worst flooding in 2012, latest research by the Environment Agency reveals that last year’s record-breaking wet year in England could have cost the UK economy close to £600million. The overall financial cost to businesses of the extreme weather was up to £200m as total commercial property and contents […]

  • 31 January 2012

    First Minister Alex Salmond today welcomed the news that Korean giant Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) is to base its first European offshore wind project in Fife in an inward venture worth up to £100m that is expected to create more than 500 new jobs in Scotland. The announcement came at the Scottish Offshore Wind and […]

  • 10 February 2012

    Gov. Bev Perdue today released the final report of the Governor’s Scientific Advisory Panel on Offshore Energy providing effective guidance to address North Carolina’s offshore potential energy resources – oil, natural gas, wind, thermal and hydrokinetic technologies. “Our state and nation have critical energy needs if we are going to compete and win in the […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Ports & Logistics, Research & Development

    North Carolinians overwhelmingly support the increased use of clean energy sources like solar or wind energy, according to poll results released on February 28 by the NC Sustainable Energy Association. A recent statewide public opinion survey conducted by Fallon Research found that 75.7% of Republicans, 89% of Democrats, and 81.6% of Independents (82.6% overall) said […]

  • 12 October 2012

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer urged Alcoa CEO Klaus Kleinfeld to expedite and finalize the company’s commitment to multi-million dollar facility upgrades at their Massena plant. Schumer has been working with Alcoa and the EPA for over a year to finally make public a long-delayed clean-up plan for the Grasse River. It was this large […]

  • 13 October 2011

      Labkotec Oy has introduced an ice detector to support the needs of wind turbine operations for more reliable operation, consistent performance, reduced maintenance and improved safety. To prove the performance of its latest generation ice detector, the LID-3300IP, Labkotec Oy subjected the device to a rigorous independent testing regime to ensure that it would […]

  • 20 August 2020
    Automation, IT & Software, Ports & Logistics

    Written by Mikael Lind, RISE, Hanane Becha, UN/CEFACT, André Simha, MSC, Francois Bottin, CMA CGM, and Steen Erik Larsen, A.P. Moller – Maersk How often do we experience that decisions are being made on the basis of static information? Picture a printed document listing expected arrival and departure times for the ships visiting a port […]

  • 20 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The words ‘port infrastructure’ usually conjure up images of quay walls, breakwaters, roads and cranes. But some of the most critical infrastructure to port operations is below the water – berths and navigational channels maintained at safe depths, according to Mark Simmonds, British Ports Association’s Head of Policy and External Affairs. All UK harbor authorities, […]

  • 27 October 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Meridian Systems, the Plan-Build-Operate technology solutions leader for project-based organizations, announced today that David Boland, Inc. has selected the Prolog® solution to standardize construction management processes for its complex federal construction projects nationwide. David Boland, Inc., a Florida-based general contractor, is working directly with Intuitive Systems, an authorized Meridian Systems Global Reseller, and CubisOne, an […]

  • 25 July 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The government of Ireland has approved the new Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) which is expected to spur the introduction of sufficient renewable electricity generation to meet national and EU-wide renewable energy and decarbonization targets out to 2030.

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    In a letter marking the end of a successful year, Hans-Peter Zint, CEO of the Port of Cuxhaven, has highlighted the significant role that the offshore wind industry had at the port.  As should be the case for a multipurpose port, different kinds of cargo played a key role in this success. In terms of ferry service, for […]

  • 11 April 2014

    Oil production from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) plunged 550,000 b/d from February to 29.56 million b/d in March — its lowest level since mid-2011 — according to the latest Platts survey of OPEC and oil industry officials and analysts. The decline followed February production of 30.11 million b/d and was mainly […]

  • 9 April 2018

    Byron Energy has brought online its third well at the South Marsh Island Block 71 (SM 71) oil project lcoated in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. 

  • 11 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    A range of activities to generate economic and community development across the Highlands and Islands over the next three years is outlined in the latest Operating Plan published today [Wednesday 11 April, 2012] by the region’s development agency. Ambitious plans to roll out superfast broadband throughout the region, grow key economic sectors and address challenges […]

  • 12 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ballast Nedam today released its financial results for the first half of 2013. Operating profit of € 1 million (1st half of 2012: € 4 million) Profit for the period: loss of € 3 million (1st half-year 2012: break-even) Revenue 14% lower at € 496 million (1st half of 2012: € 575 million) Order book […]