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  • 18 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Responding to the recent class action lawsuit filed in the US District Court, Greek shipowner DryShips said the complaint was without merit. On July 14, 2017, a purported class action complaint was filed in the New York District Court by Maxime Hodges and other investors against the company and two of its executive officers. The complaint alleges that […]

  • 21 September 2017

    Members of the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) working onboard pilot cutters operated by the Port Authority of New South Wales from Port Jackson and Port Botany have announced a 24-hour work stoppage for next week. The industrial action is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, September 26, starting at 0600 hours, GAC informed. The action proposed will […]

  • 5 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Car shipping majors are facing another class action complaint by vehicle shippers who have taken their case before the United States Federal Maritime Commission.  Companies being targeted by the complaint are led by Japanese RORO giants NYK Line, Mitsui O.S.K., “K” Line, followed by World Logistics Service (U.S.A.), Eukor Car Carriers, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics, CSAV, Höegh Autoliners, Autotrans and Nissan […]

  • 8 March 2006

    NATO established Operation Active Endeavor after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the US to monitor and protect the sea lanes of the Mediterranean, through which 30% of the world’s maritime traffic passes.

  • 8 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ferry operator Stena Line and Doyle Shipping Group have launched legal proceedings before the UK’s Commercial Court over a dispute on the provision of services for ferry docking in Dublin Port, Stena Line spokesperson confirmed to World Maritime News. The move is being undertaken on the heels of Stena Line’s contract termination with DSG in August this […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Research & Development

    Scottish Enterprise has revealed a new subsea engineering action plan.  The news comes as Scottish Government Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy, Paul Wheelhouse, visits oil and gas firm, Enpro Subsea, to announce its new £1.5 million investment to support innovation, a key theme of the plan. Enpro Subsea is to invest £1.5 million in […]

  • 20 October 2015

    Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co. (ZPMC) informed that it will take legal actions to protect its interest in the case of termination of shipbuilding contract by Petrofac. Earlier this month Petrofac terminated the contract for building of JSD 6000, deepwater multi-purpose offshore vessel. “ZPMC will actively take all legal measures to defend its legitimate rights […]

  • 25 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Xtera, a provider of subsea fiber optic solutions, has initiated legal action against Nokia, including Alcatel-Lucent, and NEC in order to halt infringement of its intellectual property in subsea telecommunications systems. Xtera has filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) alleging that Nokia and NEC are using its technology illegally and without […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Members of RMT Union working for Orkney Ferries will be taking industrial action in a fight for pay justice.

  • 9 September 2014

    Malta-based Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) provided several hours of assistance to Italy’s Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) yesterday, conducting the rescue of approximately 700 migrants, Malta Today reports. Migrants, mostly Syrian, Palestinians, and Eritreans, among them a two-day old infant, were intercepted in MOAS-Rome coordinated action in the Mediterranean. MOAS’ ship Phoenix was involved in two […]

  • 21 January 2020
    Environment, Research & Development, Storage, Technology

    An international Ocean Renewable Energy Action Coalition has been formed to advance sustainable deployment of ocean-based renewable energy and mitigate the harmful impacts of climate change. Ocean-based renewable energy—such as offshore wind, floating solar, tidal and wave power—could meet nearly 10% of the annual greenhouse gas emissions reductions needed by 2050 to keep global temperatures […]

  • 8 June 2017

    The UN has urged governments to implement tighter marine pollution controls or risk further degradation of the oceans, fish stocks and ecosystems. Countries are being asked to support a ‘zero draft’ Call To Action at the 2017 UN Ocean Conference in New York that calls for an acceleration of “actions to prevent and significantly reduce […]

  • 12 November 2019

    The Rampion wind farm offshore Sussex, UK has been shut down due to a fault on the wind farm’s high voltage electrical distribution system, a spokesperson from the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm confirmed to Offshore WIND. According to BBC, the 400MW wind farm has been shut since 26 October. ”We are in the process of […]

  • 5 November 2014

    The Maritime Surveillance (Marsur) project, encompassing seventeen European Union Member States plus Norway, has reached an operational level of maturity, the European Defence Agency (EDA) says in a release. One of the longest-running projects undertaken by the EDA, Marsur is a technical solution that allows dialog between European maritime information systems, with an aim to improve the common “recognised […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    As part of a future Corio Bay Channels Upgrade Project, investigative works in the vicinity of No 1 and No 2 Beacons in the Wilson Spit Channel will be conducted between October 28 and November 9, 2015. These works will be undertaken by the Heron Construction’s backhoe dredger Machiavelli, the Victorian Regional Channels Authority said. The Machiavelli, with […]

  • 13 January 2020

    Ørsted and Equinor are spearheading a new Ocean Renewable Energy Action Coalition established to represent the offshore wind sector in the global dialogue on climate action. The Action Coalition also includes CWind, Global Marine Group, JERA, MHI Vestas, Mainstream Renewable Power, Shell, Siemens Gamesa, TenneT, and The Crown Estate. The goal of the coalition is […]

  • 3 June 2014

    Metgasco filed for judicial review of the decision to suspend its approval to drill the Rosella well at Bentley. “Metgasco was advised of the suspension on 14 May by the Office of Coal Seam Gas (OCSG) without notice and, in Metgasco’s opinion, without valid justification,” the company said in a statement. In the judicial review […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ) and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) have criticized the actions of the Greenpeace activists during their protests against seismic research. Greenpeace activists have thrown themselves into the sea in front of the Amazon Warrior seismic vessel off the New Zealand coast. One […]

  • 19 October 2017

    Members of the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) working on board pilot cutters plan to stage a 24-hour work stoppage at Port Jackson and Port Botany. According to the Port Authority of New South Wales cited by GAC, the industrial action is planned to commence at 0600 a.m. on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. “The action proposed will suspend […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    After it received a contract termination from the Brazilian mining giant Vale International, the Greek dry bulk shipping company Navios Maritime Holdings is standing its ground with intentions to take legal action against the company. At the end of March, the mining company informed that it will not be performing the 20-year service contract for the iron ore facility […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    A class action lawsuit has been filed by a number of law firms against Diana Containerships over the shipping company’s “unlawful business practices”. Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman informed that the lawsuit has been filed against Diana Containerships and its officers on behalf of shareholders who purchased Diana securities between January 26, 2017, and October 3, 2017. […]

  • 1 March 2013

    Subsea 7, one of the world’s leading subsea engineering and construction companies, has launched an interesting video of its Seven Oceans deepwater rigid pipelay vessel. The ‘Seven Oceans’ flexlay lay vessel is suitable for the installation of rigid pipes up to a diameter of 16” on the ocean floor in depths up to 3000 m. The ship can deploy […]