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  • 8 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Houston Authority plans to undertake significant infrastructure improvements in the next few years to ensure that the Port of Houston can accommodate the advent of larger vessels and increased cargo resulting from the pending Panama Canal expansion in 2016, as well as the expected future demographic growth in the region. Maintaining and improving […]

  • 14 May 2014

    Statistics in the 2014 UK Offshore Workforce Demographics Report published by Oil & Gas UK yesterday reveal the total number of people travelling offshore has increased by 8.6 per cent compared to 2012, with offshore workers in the 24-29 age group recording the highest percentage growth at almost 14.7 per cent. There has also been a slight […]

  • 27 June 2013

    Oil & Gas UK’s 2013 Offshore Demographics Report published yesterday (26June) reveals that the UK’s core offshore workforce, which comprises those who spend over 100 nights a year offshore, grew in 2012 to 25,760, the largest since the first report in 2006. Almost 57,000 people travelled offshore in total, nine per cent more than in 2011. […]

  • 6 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

      The number of young people working on Britain’s offshore oil and gas installations is rising, according to statistics released today (6 October) by the industry trade association Oil & Gas UK. The 2011 Workforce Demographics Report shows a rising trend over the past five years in the overall number of people aged under 30 […]

  • 10 April 2012

    The next generation of Papua New Guinean scientists will benefit from an advanced laboratory dedicated to diagnostics funded in part by the PNG LNG Project. As part of the PNG LNG Project’s efforts to improve the health of families and communities around the country, the Project has partnered with the Papua New Guinea Institute of […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Research & Development

    The public support for offshore wind in the UK is at an all-time high, according to the newly released statistics issued by the UK’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

  • 12 June 2015

    India has approved the ratification of the International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) Convention No. 185 on the Seafarers’ Identity Document (SID), aimed at providing the country’s 180,000 seafarers with increased security and better employment opportunities. A biometric based seafarer’s identity document will be developed, mainly, to ensure a foolproof security system to ward off the potential risk of breach […]

  • 1 March 2016

    Women are gaining more attention in shipping, shipbuilding and related areas, as the current shortage of skilled people has opened an opportunity for them.  Given that a study by the Peterson Institute in Washington, published in February 2016, found that “more women means more profit,” women will take the center stage at this year’s Maritime Career Market […]

  • 6 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    The number of young people working on Britain’s offshore oil and gas installations is rising, according to statistics released yesterday (7 October) by the industry trade association Oil & Gas UK. The 2011 Workforce Demographics Report shows a rising trend over the past five years in the overall number of people aged under 30 travelling […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Technology

    The new government statistics has shown that 79% of UK public supports the use of tidal and wave energy technologies for electricity generation.

  • 8 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port Authority plans to undertake significant infrastructure improvements in the next few years to ensure that the Port of Houston can accommodate the advent of larger vessels and increased cargo resulting from the pending Panama Canal expansion in 2015, as well as the expected future demographic growth in the region. “Maintaining and improving efficiency […]

  • 3 March 2014

    APM Terminals, the leading global port operator based in The Hague, is currently present in 12 out of the top 20 countries predicted by United Nations to become the biggest countries by population in 2020. “In 2013, APM Terminals invested over USD 1 billion in port infrastructure developments and updates. We will continue to participate […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Technical and commercial energy consultancy, Everoze, has launched a free online portal which provides new insights on aging renewables and storage assets in the UK and France. The new site – everozeleaf.com –  is designed to allow users to explore the demographics of wind, solar and energy storage assets to stimulate debate and decision-making on life extension […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Gothenburg-based marine mutual insurer the Swedish Club has announced a 2.5 per cent general increase for 2015. The Club said that this action consolidates the work undertaken by the Club in 2014, with a positive underwriting result and the forecast of a bottom line surplus for the full year 2014. Speaking at the recent board […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the government authority charged with regulating, coordinating and supervising all aspects of the maritime sector in Dubai, has announced that Mohammad Al Bastaki, DMCA’s Director of Maritime Operations, recently attended the United States Coast Guard (USCG) Cruise Ship National Center of Expertise Resident Training programme held in United States of […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals based in The Hague is currently present in 12 out of the top 20 countries predicted by United Nations to become the biggest countries by population in 2020. “In 2013, APM Terminals invested over USD 1 billion in port infrastructure developments and updates. We will continue to participate in facilitating growth by developing […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Equipment, Technology

    Eighteen European partners are joining forces to develop a toolkit for making coasts less vulnerable to flooding and the impact of floods. The new toolkit provides policymakers with concrete instruments and methods for enhancing protection of their coast from the dangers of sea flooding, coastal erosion and sudden floods caused by rainfall. Deltares in coordinator […]

  • 2 March 2017

    Following the lifting of sanctions against the Islamic Republic of Iran in early 2016, seaborne demand for Iranian crude has more than doubled, according to a report released by VesselsValue. In the past five years, the greatest demand for Iranian crude came from China, Japan and South Korea, respectively. Excluding the Iranian domestic trade the […]

  • 18 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Orange has inaugurated its new Kanawa submarine cable in Kourou and strengthens connectivity in French Guiana and the Antilles The official inauguration of the Kanawa submarine cable took place in Kourou in the presence of François Ringuet, Mayor of Kourou, Thierry Kergall, Orange French Guiana Antilles Director and Stéphane Richard, Chairman and CEO of Orange. […]

  • 8 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment of the Netherlands, Melanie Schultz, yesterday presented the improved section of the Dutch coast, in the West-Zeeuws Vlaanderen area. The completion of the last weak link on the Dutch coast means that the Dutch coast will be superstorm proof for the next 50 years. “In 2003, nine weak links were […]

  • 9 September 2008

    Rotterdam, 8 September 2008 – Van Oord commissioned the construction of a large self-propelled cutter suction dredger. The new vessel will be one of the largest cutter suction dredgers in the world. The vessel will be built at IHC Dredgers in Kinderdijk and delivery is scheduled for the autumn of 2011. With a total installed […]

  • 6 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Senior figures from the UK oil and gas industry will gather to discuss ways to attract new talent to ensure there is an adequate supply of skilled people to meet the growing demand. Oil & Gas UK is holding its first ever skills summit, sponsored by EnQuest and Maersk Oil, on Wednesday 19 September at […]