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  • 12 June 2014

      Global energy demand continues its remarkable growth, driven by China and other emerging markets. Yet this era of increasing demand is also one of robust energy supply, according to Wood Mackenzie’s long term analysis of global energy trends out to 2030. North America’s revolutionary supply growth, with its abundance of oil and gas, will […]

  • 16 October 2013

    Speakers at WEC Daegu 2013 said on Tuesday that shale gas is a significant game changer, particularly in North America. But they also warned that those in Asia who hope it will transform energy pricing are unlikely to be satisfied. China has vast deposits and shale gas will be developed in other countries, such as […]

  • 9 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rickmers-Linie, the Hamburg-based specialist in the worldwide ocean transportation of breakbulk, heavylift and project cargo recently appointed an owner’s representative in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Mr Celso H B Pavao assumes the role as Owner’s Representative – South America, with immediate effect. Rickmers-Linie, launched its Westbound Round-The-World Service in March 2013, connecting areas of economic growth […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Swiber Holdings Limited, a provider of integrated offshore construction and support services to the oil and gas industry, has secured a $80 million Letter of Intent to install pipelines and supporting structure for a global energy company in Latin America.  Under the contract, Swiber will install monobuoys, pipeline-end manifolds and a submarine pipeline. According to the company, […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Oil slick detected at Grande America sinking site; ship was carrying 45 containers containing hazardous materials.

  • 7 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Norwegian seismic player PGS said that its contract with ExxonMobil for the 3D survey in South America has been redefined to exclude one of the vessels from the previously announced campaign. The contract, announced in November last year, had two vessels planed for a total duration of approximately 13 vessel months and an estimated value […]

  • 14 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Seismic player SeaBird Exploration has signed a letter of intent for a 2D survey in the Americas.

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    SeaBird Exploration said it has recently received a letter of intent from a repeat client to provide two source vessels for an OBN seismic survey in the Americas region. The ocean bottom node survey is expected to start in Q1 2019 with an expected combined duration of three to four vessel months. The Oslo-listed marine […]

  • 30 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    QinetiQ North America (QNA) announced that it was awarded a three-year strategic contract for ocean modeling, remote sensing, and physical oceanography programs to support the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) at Stennis Space Center, MS.   Ocean circulation patterns, temperatures and depths are constantly changing. Mapping and prediction models are critical to naval strategy, informing fleet […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    MCG announces that Kenneth W. Mohn will join MCG and be in charge of the newly established branch in Houston. Kenneth will be the Managing Director and Vice President Americas in MultiClient Geophysical LLC. Kenneth W. Mohn has Master in Geology from Stephen F. Austin State University in Texas and started up as a Field […]

  • 23 May 2012
    Business & Finance

      At a ceremony Monday, May 21, Holland America Line was presented a gold 2012 Rear Admiral William M. Benkert Environmental Protection Award from the U.S. Coast Guard in recognition of the line’s environmental leadership and for successfully achieving several environmental objectives established by the company that exceed standard regulation. U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Admiral […]

  • 29 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. today announced an upgrade to its Asia-East Coast South America Service (CSW). From July 2011 through 2012, MOL will launch a total of 10 new 5,600 TEU containerships and replace with our currently-operated vessels. The newbuilding ships will adopt a new wide-beam and shallow-draft design, featuring high loading capacity and […]

  • 14 July 2015

    NYC-based PIRA Energy Group believes that lower prices and wider availability of spot supply in the Atlantic Basin should have translated into a buying bonanza for counter seasonal buyers in Mexico and South America.

  • 15 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Offshore geophysical company Polarcus has received a Letter of Intent (LOI) from an undisclosed client for an additional broadband 3D marine seismic survey offshore South America. The company revealed on Wednesday that the project will start in early 4Q 2016 and run for approximately three months, but did not reveal the identity of its client […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Floating LiDAR solutions provider EOLOS plans to enter offshore wind markets in America and Asia in 2018, Julian Harland, Sales Director at EOLOS, said.

  • 3 December 2012
    Authorities & Government

    The Ranking Member of the Natural Resources Committee, Edward J. Markey, commented the Interior Department’s announcement of the first-ever competitive lease sales for renewable energy development in federal waters offshore. The lease sales, to be held next year, will offer some of the nation’s best offshore wind resources in one area identified off the coast […]

  • 22 December 2005

    As the “Official Cruise Line” of the King Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs exhibit, Holland America Line is offering special VIP tickets in conjunction with all of its cruises arriving at Fort Lauderdale while the Egyptian treasures are on display through Apr. 23, 2006

  • 6 May 2011

    Europe’s love affair with offshore wind may at last be venturing across the Atlantic as the first approved project in the US continues apace. However, the switch to this large-scale renewable energy form – which has the potential to displace both coal and nuclear in providing the bulk of energy consumed by coastal populations – […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Global Marine Systems has been awarded an extension of the North America Maintenance Zone (NAZ) submarine cable maintenance contract up to December 31, 2024. NAZ covers a cable maintenance footprint, which stretches from the Eastern North Pacific to the Equator. Global Marine has been providing cable maintenance services from its base port in Victoria, British […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    South Korean shipping company Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) revealed plans to reshuffle its cooperative agreement with a number of carriers, offering new coverage on the Far East and South America routes. The enhanced offering would include 13 containerships, with HMM deploying one 8,000 TEU vessel which is scheduled to depart from Busan port on January […]

  • 24 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    In the first five months of this year, North European exports to North America registered a rise of 5.7%, according to statistics from PIERS and CTS, shipping consultancy Drewry said in a weekly Container Insight. Broken down, loads bound for the US rose 4.9% to 890,000 TEU; Canadian imports were flat at roughly 260,000 TEU, […]

  • 17 January 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Up to 50 offshore rigs could be working on deepwater programs in South America depending on how new prospects turn out.