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  • 7 January 2020

    The Formosa 1 offshore wind project in Taiwan started commercial operation on 27 December, according to JERA. The 128MW wind farm consists of the 8MW Formosa 1 Phase 1, inaugurated in May 2017, and the 120MW Formosa 1 Phase 2 which was officially commissioned in November. Formosa 1 comprises two Siemens Gamesa 4MW turbines from the first phase […]

  • 7 January 2020

    The Formosa 1 offshore wind project in Taiwan started commercial operation on 27 December, according to JERA. The 128MW wind farm consists of the 8MW Formosa 1 Phase 1, inaugurated in May 2017, and the 120MW Formosa 1 Phase 2 which was officially commissioned in November. Formosa 1 comprises two Siemens Gamesa 4MW turbines from the first phase […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (OPT) has formed a Technical Advisory Panel (TAP) to accelerate PowerBuoy® commercialization and market adoption. The TAP consists of selected potential customers, end-users, technical stakeholders, and scientific consultants from various markets to incorporate a wide spectrum of applications and market requirements. The six companies that make up the panel include Gardline Marine […]

  • 6 May 2015

    Vietnam needs to find at least USD 2 billion in the next five years to modernise its fleet of commercial vessels, the country’s daily Vietnam News quoted Vietnam Maritime Administration Deputy Head Bui Thien Thu as saying. However, the multi-billion dollar investment cannot be financed from the already stretched state budget, Thu said, hinting at a possibility for the domestic and […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS) has appointed Iain Middleton to the newly created role of commercial manager. In a 30-year career within the oil and gas sector, mainly with Shell, Middleton was responsible for the commercial strategy, planning and execution of a number of onshore and offshore brownfield, decommissioning and greenfield projects. ESS managing director, Mike […]

  • 22 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    A recent World Bank report ranked Kuwait in 36th place out of 155 countries in terms of the movement of goods and services through its ports, but traffic congestion at existing locations has prompted significant investment into new facilities in order to capitalise on commercial potential and secure gateway status for the Northern Gulf region. […]

  • 23 August 2012

    On the 21st of August 2012, Israel Shipyards Ltd ( ISL ) launched another commercial vessel, the 5th built within the recent years. The general cargo ship, with a capacity of 4800 tons, is a modern and efficient vessel that will bring the owners a high value for their investment. Within the last two years, […]

  • 1 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Protean Energy plans to deploy its wave energy device for trials in the second half of 2017 following the upgrades to the design of the device.

  • 5 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Seismic Apparition GmbH has appointed Robin Walker as a commercial director. Robin has more than 30 years’ experience in the seismic sector, most of it with WesternGeco and its predecessor companies. Robin will take on primary responsibility for formulating and introducing a series of new value-adding services and products based on the technologies which Seismic Apparition is […]

  • 17 June 2014

    This weekend, the first commercial cargo was transhipped on the inner waters of Maasvlakte 2. At one of the two specially designed berths, oil products were transhipped from the ‘Blue Marlin’ to the ‘Chemtrans Sea’. As the berths are sheltered, it is possible to work faster, more reliably and more safely than on open sea. […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Swire Seabed has welcomed two new members to its commercial team – Mark Colbridge as commercial manager, Middle East & Asia Pacific and Are Nordahl as head of sales in Swire Seabed. Colbridge started in January 2018 and is based in Singapore at the newly established Swire Seabed Singapore office, making this the first appointment […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Operations & Maintenance

    Marine energy developer Minesto has achieved initial electricity generation with its first commercial-scale marine energy kite during the commissioning program of the company’s low-flow tidal energy project in Wales. “We are entering a new era of renewable energy generation and Minesto is at the forefront,” said Minesto’s CEO Dr Martin Edlund. “The achievements in Wales […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Modus Seabed Intervention has appointed Luke Barnes as the commercial manager of the company. With significant experience in the subsea industry, Luke has previously worked in commercial roles with CodaOctopus and most recently with the Global Marine Group. Nigel Ward, commercial director of Modus Seabed Intervention, said: “We are very pleased that Luke has joined […]

  • 7 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Swathe Services, a Hydrographic survey support company in Hayle, Cornwall (UK) recently ran what it calls the world’s first multi-beam echo-sounder training course using a remotely operated unmanned surface vessel. As part of the training, the delegates mapped Hayle Harbour in Cornwall using an USV fitted with multi-beam echo-sounder technology. The USV was remotely operated […]

  • 14 September 2015

    Alastair Brown, Commercial Manager of Alnmaritec in Blyth, Northumberland, has announced his retirement at the end of his career. With a family background in engineering, Alastair followed in his father’s footsteps to become an engineer, starting his working life as an apprentice draughtsman with Vickers-Armstrong Shipbuilding and Swan Hunter Shipbuilders in Newcastle. When he joined […]

  • 13 February 2007

    Pro-whaling countries are meeting in Tokyo to plot a path towards lifting the moratorium on commercial whaling. Japan invited all 72 members of the International Whaling Commission (IWC), but anti-whaling countries such as Britain and Australia are staying away.

  • 21 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Modus Seabed Intervention has strengthened its management team with the recruitment of Guy Lainchbury, who joins Modus as commercial manager. Lainchbury has previously worked as commercial manager for Saipem and more recently as tendering director for Subsea 7, where he worked for 10 years. Nigel Ward, commercial director of Modus Seabed Intervention, said: “We are very […]

  • 3 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    The COBRAcable interconnector between the Netherlands and Denmark will be available for the electricity market as of September 7. The subsea high-voltage direct current cable of approximately 325 kilometres has a capacity of 700 megawatts (MW). The COBRAcable is an initiative of the Dutch high-voltage grid operator TenneT and the Danish electricity and gas grid […]

  • 28 March 2006

    A commercial fishing vessel ran aground shortly after 2 a.m. Sunday about three miles north of Yachats. Personnel aboard the 62-foot “Sea Toi,” whose home port is Astoria, radioed a distress call, and Coast Guard Station Yaquina Bay in Newport responded

  • 17 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    India is looking to develop a number of new and small ports for commercial shipping transportation, according to data released by India’s Ministry of Shipping. Based on the traffic and cargo scenario of the country’s twelve Major Ports, a master plan has been prepared for expansion of port capacity, which includes a number of new […]

  • 10 August 2011

    Ted Whittingham is a worried man. For 25 years he has been involved in the commercial fishing industry in Gladstone and now he says his business is in danger… (gladstoneobserver) [mappress] Source: gladstoneobserver, August 10, 2011

  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has appointed Matthew Finn as commercial director. Matthew has worked in the ocean energy sector for the last 14 years. In his previous role as EMEC’s commercial manager, he built up a long-term pipeline of projects for the company including flagship initiatives such as FORESEA, OceanDEMO and the ReFLEX […]