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  • 9 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Perobras ships will avoid transit through the Strait of Hormuz.

  • 22 November 2012

    German flagged vessel MV Hanjin Geneva ran aground on a sand bar at the entrance of Prince Rupert Harbour, Port Authority reported yesterday. The 278-meter long containership was on its way from Busan, South Korea to Prince Rupert Harbour, BC. The accident happened when the 6,826 dwt vessel manoeuvred to avoid collision with a small […]

  • 9 April 2006

    The Cayman Islands could have been the topic of major international news Friday if things hadn

  • 11 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    To save time and money for the owners of a 270-meter container vessel that was leaking oil, a Hydrex diver/technician team replaced three stern tube seals, using one of the company’s flexible mobdocks. This enabled the team to carry out the entire operation on-site and underwater during the vessel’s stop in Le Havre. After the […]

  • 25 November 2016

    Norwegian offshore vessel operator Havila Shipping is facing bankruptcy unless its bondholders vote for a restructuring plan with a deadline set for Monday, November 28.  The company’s bondholders on Wednesday did not support the proposal for restructuring of the company suggested on November 9. The restructuring plan would enable Havila to endure the severe market downturn and to continue […]

  • 6 October 2009

    On 28 September, contracts worth $ 200 million for the construction of a 1380-metre long jetty, sunk 25 metres deep, in the port of Sohar were signed in the Omani capital of Muscat. The next generation of 400,000 dwt ‘Very Large Ore Carriers’ will be able to dock here. The jetty is due for completion […]

  • 17 October 2012

    Kept secret for months, on 17 October 2012 the news could finally be revealed: Titan Offshore Modules, a new specialist for offshore accommodation modules to the worldwide offshore energy industry, has announced the official start of the company. The new company developed a carbon steel offshore accommodation module, that is 40% to 50% lighter than the steel modules currently […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Exploration & Production

    Sevan Drilling, a Norway-based drilling contractor, had a disappointing third quarter when it comes to its rig fleet utilization. The company that owns three ultra-deepwater drilling rigs of cylindrical shape, reported its technical utilization of 64% versus 93% in the third quarter 2013. In a webcast, presenting the third quarter results, Scott McReaken, Sevan Drilling CEO, explained […]

  • 11 October 2007

    The endangered right whale is to get extra protection after a safe haven from shipping was set aside off Nova Scotia in Canada. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) ratified a Canadian proposal to designate the 1,800-sq-km zone an ‘Area to Be Avoided’ at a meeting in Denmark.

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) is calling for better regulation of the pearl diving industry after Paspaley Pearling Company was today issued with criminal charges over the death of pearl diver Jarrod Hampton off the Kimberley coast of Western Australia in 2012.   WorkSafe charged Paspaley with failing to provide and maintain a safe […]

  • 21 August 2012

    As of Monday, August 20, the Orange County Health Care Agency (OCHCA) has removed the beach closure that was posted last week. Late in the evening on Wednesday, August 15, the dredging equipment in the Newport harbor grabbed onto and broke the primary sewer line that serves all of Balboa Island. The line was immediately […]

  • 11 January 2007

    A drifting 4,500-tonne cargo ship has narrowly avoided colliding with two gas platforms in the North Sea. The Vindo, which suffered engine failure on Thursday afternoon, missed one of the rigs by just 700 yds (630m), the coastguard said.

  • 26 February 2007

    The Spanish navy has advised ships in the Strait of Gibraltar to slow down to avoid hitting whales.

  • 8 January 2016

    Unite, the UK’s biggest offshore trade union, on Friday repeated its call for the industry to end its year-long imposition of cuts after members in the Offshore Contractors Association (OCA) agreement accepted improvements to their terms and conditions. Following a consultative ballot, OCA members, who provide maintenance across installations in the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS), voted […]

  • 10 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Orca AI: Maritime industry slow at adapting solutions that are vital to avoiding collisions.

  • 11 January 2011

    Critical component failures often make the headlines, whether occurring at sea, underground, in mid-air or in production plants. Faulty pipes, valves, shafts, gears, couplings and other engineered components give rise to safety, environmental, productivity and financial issues, some catastrophic. These failures might result from design, manufacturing and assembly errors, inadequate quality assurance or unforeseen operating […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    With only a week before the Christmas and New Year’s holidays kick in, the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) is asking importers and cargo owners to withdraw their cargoes early and if possible, double the volume. PPA said the 10-day holiday from December 24-28 and from December 30, 2014 to January 4, 2015, will definitely clog […]

  • 12 August 2011

    A spike in pirate attacks off Benin has forced dozens of ships to steer clear of the West African state’s waters, the head of the country’s navy said of a trend that… Benin’s President Boni Yayi has called for a summit on the issue. (Reuters) [mappress] Source: Reuters, August 12, 2011

  • 9 April 2015

    Yemen crisis has prompted the country’s LNG export facility in Balhaf to shut one of its two liquefaction trains.

  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Danish drilling contractor Maersk Drilling has been awarded a new contract for the jack-up rig Mærsk Giant with its compatriot firm DONG Energy. The firm contract covers 150 days of work on the Nini and Siri field in the Danish part of the North Sea. The estimated contract value is $6 million. The contract is […]

  • 5 July 2016

    Viking Supply Ships A/S (VSS), a Swedish company supplying vessels to the international oil and gas industry, has called its bondholders to ease their stance regarding the financial restructuring of the company, otherwise bankruptcy will be the only option. Namely, Viking says that it has made repeated attempts to engage in a dialogue with the bondholders […]

  • 21 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    Each year the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) singles out a specific project or programme amongst its members as an example of excellence in safety. This year the IADC Board is happy to announce that the 2010 Safety Award has been presented to Royal Boskalis Westminster NV. As several serious accidents involving banks- and […]