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  • 9 November 2015

    The UK Catering Offshore Trade Association (COTA) has made a new offer to its employees, following a strike warning which threatened to affect the UK offshore oil and gas operations. According to Unite, the UK’s largest offshore workers’ union, the offer could avert industrial action and end a long-standing pay dispute.  The spat between the employers […]

  • 22 October 2015

    The article has been amended to include a statement by COTA ( 16:34 pm CET, October 22, 2015) Delivery of catering and ancillary services on rigs across the UK Continental Shelf could be stopped, as the workers employed by the offshore caterers are getting ready for an industrial action against their employers. The workers are […]

  • 4 September 2015

    The article has been amended to include a statement by COTA ( 16:34 pm CET, October 22, 2015) Britain’s large worker’s union Unite has notified employers in the Catering Offshore Trade Association (COTA), that it will ballot its members across the agreement for industrial action. According to Unite, the dispute centres on the refusal of […]

  • 2 December 2007

    The California state pilots board suspended the license Friday of Capt. John Cota, who was the pilot onboard the container ship Cosco Busan when it sideswiped the San Francisco Bay Bridge on Nov. 7 and spilled about 58,000 gallons of bunker fuel into the water.

  • 27 June 2017

    Unite, Scotland’s biggest offshore trade union, on Monday said its offshore catering members would be balloted on strike action. The union said it would serve formal notice on each of the employers represented by the Caterers Offshore Trade Association (COTA) – Aramark, Compass, Sodexo, Entier and Trinity. According to the union, offshore catering members of Unite […]

  • 21 March 2008

    The pilot of the container ship Cosco Busan that crashed into a bumper of the Bay Bridge and spilled approximately 58,000 gallons of oil into the San Francisco Bay in November has been charged with criminal negligence and violating environmental laws, reports the New York Times. Under the Clean Water Act, as amended by the […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Angola Cables S.A. has signed a contract to build the world’s first submarine cable system across the South Atlantic with NEC Corporation as the system supplier. The South Atlantic Cable System (SACS) will connect Angola and Brazil, directly linking the African continent to Latin America for the first time, to enable high speed and high […]

  • 15 December 2010

    The World Bank Board of Executive Directors (WB) approved a US$250 million loan today for the Rio Bogota Environmental Recuperation and Flood Control Project, with the intention of turning it into an environmental asset for the Colombian capital’s metropolitan area.   The project seeks to improve water quality in the river’s middle basin up to […]

  • 14 February 2012
    Project & Tenders

    ShawCor Ltd. said that its pipecoating division, Bredero Shaw, has received a contract with a value in excess of US$400 million to provide pipeline coatings and related products and services for the gas export pipeline on the Ichthys LNG Project. This contract was signed with Mitsui & Co., Ltd. and follows the letter of intent […]

  • 24 May 2011

      Costa Favolosa, the new flagship of Costa Cruises has successfully completed her official sea trials. The ship, the 15th in Costa’s fleet, after it was dry-docked in the Port of Trieste til mid-May, completed her first crossing during which tests were conducted to verify the correct operation of the various systems, equipment and engines. […]

  • 24 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    Costa Favolosa, the new flagship of Costa Cruises has successfully completed her official sea trials. The ship, the 15th in Costa’s fleet, after it was dry-docked in the Port of Trieste til mid-May, completed her first crossing during which tests were conducted to verify the correct operation of the various systems, equipment and engines. During […]

  • 1 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    ShawCor Ltd.  announced that its pipecoating division, Bredero Shaw, has received a contract with a value in excess of US$45 million from Hyundai Heavy Industries to provide corrosion protection and concrete weight coating for the Barzan pipeline project in the Qatari sector of the Arabian Gulf. The contract will be executed at Bredero Shaw’s facility […]

  • 23 November 2011
    Project & Tenders

    ShawCor Ltd. announced that its pipecoating division, Bredero Shaw, has received a second contract from Chevron Australia Pty. Ltd. to provide pipeline coatings and related products and services for the flowlines on the Wheatstone Project. This contract is in addition to the previously announced contract to supply coatings on the gas supply trunkline for the […]

  • 23 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    ShawCor Ltd.  today announced that its pipecoating division, Bredero Shaw, has received a letter of intent from Mitsui & Co., Ltd. to provide pipeline coatings and related products and services for the gas export pipeline on the Ichthys Gas Field Development Project. The letter of intent is conditional on a Final Investment Decision (“FID”) by […]

  • 1 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    ShawCor’s  pipecoating division, Bredero Shaw, has received a 45 milliona contract from Hyundai Heavy Industries to provide corrosion protection and concrete weight coating for the Barzan pipeline project in the Qatari sector of the Arabian Gulf. The contract will be executed at Bredero Shaw’s facility in Ras al Khaimah in the United Arab Emirates and […]

  • 23 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    ShawCor Ltd. today announced its pipecoating division, Bredero Shaw, has received a second contract from Chevron Australia Pty. Ltd. to provide pipeline coatings and related products and services for the flowlines on the Wheatstone Project. This contract is in addition to the previously announced contract to supply coatings on the gas supply trunkline for the […]

  • 23 November 2011

    ShawCor Ltd. announced that its pipecoating division, Bredero Shaw, has received a letter of intent from Mitsui & Co., Ltd. to provide pipeline coatings and related products and services for the gas export pipeline on the Ichthys Gas Field Development Project. The letter of intent is conditional on a Final Investment Decision (FID) by the […]

  • 21 May 2012
    Project & Tenders

    ShawCor said that its pipecoating division, Bredero Shaw, has received a contract from Apache in Australia with a value in excess of US$45 million to provide pipeline coatings and related products and services for the Julimar Development Project. The Apache-operated Julimar Development Project is a joint venture between Apache (65%) and Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration […]

  • 23 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    ShawCor Ltd. announced that its pipecoating division, Bredero Shaw, has received a letter of intent from Mitsui & Co., Ltd. to provide pipeline coatings and related products and services for the gas export pipeline on the Ichthys Gas Field Development Project. The letter of intent is conditional on a Final Investment Decision (“FID”) by the […]

  • 15 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    ShawCor Ltd.  yesterday announced that its pipecoating division, Bredero Shaw, has received a contract with a value in excess of US$400 million to provide pipeline coatings and related products and services for the gas export pipeline on the Ichthys LNG Project. This contract was signed with Mitsui & Co., Ltd. and follows the letter of […]

  • 21 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    ShawCor Ltd. on Friday announced that its pipecoating division, Bredero Shaw, received a contract from Apache in Australia with a value in excess of US$45 million to provide pipeline coatings and related products and services for the Julimar Development Project. The Apache operated Julimar Development Project is a joint venture between Apache (65%) and Kuwait […]

  • 23 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    ShawCor Ltd. announced its pipecoating division, Bredero Shaw, has received a second contract from Chevron Australia Pry. Ltd. to provide pipeline coatings and related products and services for the flowlines 0n the Wheatstone Project. This contract is in addition to the previously announced contract to supply coatings 0n the gas supply trunkline for the Wheatstone […]