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  • 15 March 2007

    Miami Beach – Growing demand for mega-cruiseships is causing increasing headaches for port authorities in major tourist destinations struggling to cope with the ever-larger vessels. For one, there’s the cost of adapting ports to accommodate the floating giants, according to industry experts who gathered this week at the Seatrade Cruise Shipping conference in Miami Beach, […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The joint budget committee of the Louisiana state legislature held a hearing last week to discuss the state’s mid-year budget cuts to reduce a budget deficit. Proposed cuts include a more than $6 million reduction of the state’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority’s budget – more than seven percent of the agency’s total budget. “Coastal […]

  • 1 September 2009

    Surging international demand for sand is leading to excessive dredging in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, damaging the terrain and the environment, officials said on Monday.

  • 13 September 2017

    The probable cause of the October 2015 sinking of the cargo ship El Faro in the Atlantic Ocean is set to be determined in December 2017, according to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). The decision would be made at a meeting, scheduled to be held on December 12. In addition to determining the probable cause of […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

      The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) received a report that a South Korean-registered bulk carrier, Oriental Pioneer, and a Bahamas-registered bulk carrier, Atlantic Hero, had collided at about 6.6km south-west of Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal on 2 July 2013. One of the Oriental Pioneer’s bunker tanks was damaged and approximately 100 metric […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Additional ferry trips are being provided for people traveling between mainland Surat Thani province and the popular island of Koh Samui as a protest by local fishermen partially obstructs the ferry traffic. Since yesterday, fishermen from Don Sak district of Surat Thani have been demonstrating at the entrance of Seatran Ferry Pier to demand compensation […]

  • 27 March 2019

    An investigation into the cause of the engine blackout is still underway.

  • 6 June 2006

    Aker Floating Production today announced that it has entered into a contract with Aker Yards related to the conversion of the first and second tanker into Aker Smart FPSOs. Under the contract Aker Yards, Brevik will be responsible for design of the hull structural conversion and conversion of the marine systems, topside supports with interfaces […]

  • 15 September 2014

    The grounding of the chemical tanker Ovit on the Varne Bank in the Dover Strait on 18 September 2013 was caused by poor use of electronic chart display and information system (ECDIS), according to a report issued by the UK’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB). As explained by the report, Ovit’s primary means of navigation was ECDIS and analysis […]

  • 18 July 2014

    Oil and gas firms may be adopting a “wait and see” approach before making further investment decisions in the North Sea, according to a new report from business advisory firm Deloitte.   The report, which details drilling, licensing and deal activity across North West Europe over the second quarter of 2014 and was compiled by […]

  • 10 March 2011

    Shortage of sand in the city has compelled developers to import the building material from Pakistan. By Sudhir Suryawanshi (dnaindia) [mappress] Source: dnaindia, March 10, 2011

  • 25 April 2010

    Metro Vancouver’s marine communities complain that rising silt levels in the region’s secondary channels are leaving them high and dry and threatening to cause widespread chaos in the region. At times, commercial fishermen have to wait hours to get into Steveston Harbour to deliver their catch… [mappress] Source:vancouversun,April 25,2010;

  • 15 March 2010
    Environment, Research & Development

    MIT analysis suggests generating electricity from large-scale wind farms could influence climate — and not necessarily in the desired way. Wind power has emerged as a viable renewable energy source in recent years — one that proponents say could lessen the threat of global warming. Although the American Wind Energy Association estimates that only about […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Thames-Coromandel District Council staff and contractors on Monday and Tuesday quickly carried out repair work to the coastline around Mercury Bay, caused by Tropical Cyclone Pam. The four areas that were affected were Cooks Beach, Buffalo Beach, Brophy’s Beach and Whangapoua. “Council put in some geofabric, rock and sand push-up as a temporary repair,” said Area Manager […]

  • 18 May 2009

    Delays in unloading cranes from a Chinese ship at a Norfolk port led to food and water supplies on board running low. The Zhen Hua 6 was due to leave Great Yarmouth port 10 days ago, but was delayed because of technical problems. Provisions had been due to be picked up during the ship’s return […]

  • 13 December 2010

    Critics claim a council could put lives and taxpayers’ money at risk at a waterside tourist spot as it tries to make amends for a bungled… (walesonline) [mappress] Source: walesonline, December 13, 2010;

  • 23 March 2009

    Traffic delays are likely near a major Kent port due to an eight-week repairs programme, police have warned. Work on the central reservation barriers on the A20 in Dover is scheduled to begin on Monday. The affected area is between the Eastern Docks roundabout and the junction with Marine Parade.

  • 28 June 2010

    An analysis of South Australia’s northern zone rock lobster catches from 1970 to 2007 reveals that population declines during the 80’s and 90’s were masked by the expansion of the fishery brought on by new technologies. Fishermen were travelling further, using faster, planing-hulled vessels and global positioning systems to return to lobster grounds. Advances in […]

  • 26 March 2006

    A fire apparently started by a cigarette raced through cabins on a cruise ship in the Caribbean early Thursday, killing an American and injuring 11 other people, officials said.

  • 25 April 2019

    Welding works were cited as a possible cause of fire.

  • 12 April 2011

    Property developers here are hoping for a long-term solution to the shortage of sand in the state.   (thestar) [mappress] Source: thestar, April 12, 2011  

  • 2 July 2007

    An investigation is under way into how a pleasure boat sank in the River Tyne – posing a danger to other vessels. The 32ft long (14m) converted lifeboat George Pickard mysteriously sank on Saturday at Newcastle Quayside.