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  • 27 March 2012

    The Army Corps of Engineers just received the federal hurricane supplement money they need, seven months after Irene hit, WWAY News Channel reports. A channel is an underwater highway that must be dredged to allow safe access for commercial and private boaters. Ray Bleam, a dredge captain who is working on this dredging project says: […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. informed that the MOL-operated containership MOL Comfort suffered a crack amidships and ingressed water in the hold while under way from Singapore to Jeddah on the Indian Ocean on June 17, 2013 due to inclement weather. This made it impossible for the vessel to continue on under its own power. Some […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dutch shipping company Flinter said that damage their general cargo ship Flinterstar sustained in a collision with the LNG tanker Al-Oraiq off Belgium’s Zeebruggee on October 6 is much worse than expected, and that ”in only a few minutes she was turned into a wreck.” The 2002-built Flinterstar is lying on a sand bank, and its position […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    A surge in container shipping traffic in the Arctic could cause environmental damage, the company said.

  • 14 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Insurers of damaged Front Altair and Kokuka Courageous hire Boskalis to salvage the vessels and their cargo.

  • 15 July 2012
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Renewable Energy Foundation (REF) has welcomed the Department of Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) study showing that the UK’s climate change policies are expensive relative to other major economies and damaging for UK industry. REF has consistently argued since its creation in 2004 that UK’s renewable energy and low carbon policies are counterproductive, since […]

  • 2 June 2011

      The chemical sprayed in the Gulf to break up the BP oil spill may not have been effective and could be damaging the ecosystem more than the… (wtsp) [mappress] Source: wtsp ,June 01, 2011;

  • 23 May 2018

    Saudi-led Coalition: Ince Inebolu, which was damaged by an explosion earlier in May, was struck by a Houthi missile.

  • 13 November 2017

    Following a fire on the Enchilada platform in the Gulf of Mexico last week, Shell is developing a plan to repair the damage. 

  • 30 July 2018

    An unknown amount of oil has spilled from the damaged car carrier Makassar Highway, reaching the shore.

  • 15 May 2014

    Today’s decision by the NSW Government to suspend the right of a petroleum exploration and production company,  Metgasco, to drill an exploration well in northern NSW just days before commencement of drilling activity is of significant concern to the industry and sets a damaging precedent for resource development in that state, the APPEA said- Investors […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    The International Cable Protection Committee (ICPC) has responded to a rediscovered YouTube video of a shark biting a subsea cable which caused a media storm back in August 2014. According to some commentators, the video signified that worldwide telecommunications were under attack by sharks because submarine fibre-optic cables are the backbone of the global Internet. […]

  • 11 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    An undersea cable damage caused a distruption for hundereds of phone and broadband users on the Isle of Wight. The damaged submarine cable between Portsmouth and Ryde on the Isle of Wight has affected around 600 customers. “We have been working since this morning to restore service to those impacted. Many customers have already seen […]

  • 14 May 2013

    Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) is to introduce new requirements in its Rules, concerning ships operating in Arctic seas. The requirements refer to damage trim and stability calculations to be made for the case of ship damage. The enforcement of the new requirements is planned for 2014. “The development of Arctic deposits will require […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that he is pushing to secure $36 million in federal funding to construct a series of off-shore breakwaters and a living shoreline along the coast of Conference House Park that will reduce the risk of damage to homes and infrastructure along the South Shore of Staten Island during major […]

  • 2 August 2006

    A disabled merchant vessel today sank near an ONGC platform in Bombay High without damaging the oil rig and its 28-member crew was rescued in a joint operation by the Navy and Coast Guard. The cargo vessel MV Oel Vision passed clear of the rig and sank early today and there was no damage to […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $26.3 million contract for the Myrtle Beach storm damage reduction project, according to the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) latest announcement. Bids were solicited via the Internet with three received, DoD said. The work consists of dredging beach fill from an […]

  • 18 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Panamanian-flagged car carrier City of Rotterdam, which was severely damaged during a recent collision when Storm Desmond hit, has reached the Tyneside repair yard in UK, owned by ship repair and conversion company A&P Group. The 2011-built vessel sustained serious damage to its portside bow and will now undergo a 5-week programme of structural steel repairs before it returns to service […]

  • 6 October 2009

    Lloyd’s Register has issued the first General Certificate of Approval in respect to direct damage stability to Onboard-NAPA loading computer software. The IACS Unified Regulation L5 (IACS UR L5) clearly stipulates that stability software installed onboard shall cover all stability requirements applicable to the ship, thus including also damage stability. The requirements of this Unified […]

  • 29 October 2010

    EPA has ordered the owners of Meredith Farm to restore wetlands and streams on its 160-acre plot in Topsfield, Mass. The wetlands were … [mappress] Source: environmental-expert, October 29, 2010;

  • 30 July 2013

    Construction activity is bustling today near Gleed, Wash., where U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials started tearing down a damaged levee to be replaced with a 1,700 foot-long setback levee near the Powerhouse Road Bridge. High flows during a May 2012 flood event damaged the original levee, reducing flood defense to a 2-year protection level. […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    NY State Senator Phil Boyle toured Superstorm Sandy damaged areas in the 4th Senate District. He used this occasion to speak with those in charge of crews and contractors who are fiercely working to get the Long Island Beaches back in shape with dredging, sand remediation, debris removal and beach plantings in time for the […]