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  • 8 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announced yesterday that it has authority to issue alternative/emergency permitting procedures in response to conditions resulting from Hurricane Irma and recent heavy rains in south Florida. According to the Corps, these alternate procedures will be effective for a six-month period. The alternative/emergency procedures are used to authorize […]

  • 21 March 2014

    Late at night on 29 December 2013 a fire broke out in a cabin aboard MS King Seaways, a DFDS Seaways ferry traveling from Newcastle, United Kingdom, to IJmuiden, the Netherlands. RAF helicopters were scrambled to the vessel along with two lifeboats to transport four crew members and two passengers who required immediate attention. A […]

  • 23 June 2017

    A/S Norske Shell has received consent from Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway to remove the emergency response vessel from the Knarr field. Shell has performed an impact assessment in order to remove the emergency response vessel from Knarr. This shows that the vessel can be removed while continuing to meet the emergency preparedness performance requirements. […]

  • 18 January 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Human Capital, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources Jim Carr has announced the launch of a CAD 200 million expression of interest for the Emerging Renewable Power Program to expand renewable energy sources available to the country’s provinces. 

  • 10 June 2016

    RWE has carried out an emergency exercise at the Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm in Germany. The RWE team, together with partners, exercised an emergency rescue of an injured offshore worker on a Crew Transfer Vessel (CTV). The crew on board the CTV, a rescue helicopter with pilots, a winch operator, ambulance and paramedics, and more […]

  • 9 October 2007

    Emergency services are responding to a simulated collision between two ships off the coast of Essex and Suffolk in an exercise to test their performance. The Coastguard Agency is directing the exercise involving the ports of Harwich and Felixstowe.

  • 1 November 2018

    Becoming a leading player in the offshore energy market means supporting oil and gas, offshore wind, and emerging market marine energy.

  • 1 August 2017

    Offshore vessel owner Tidewater has emerged from bankruptcy after completing its reorganization.  Through its reorganization plan, Tidewater eliminated approximately $1.6 billion in principal of outstanding debt, and considering the rejection of certain sale-leaseback agreements, Tidewater estimates that interest and operating lease expenses will be reduced by approximately $73 million annually. “The company believes that its […]

  • 2 April 2017

    A recently published report entitled “Study on the Analysis of Market Potentials & Market Barriers for Wind Propulsion Technologies for Ships” highlights the future potential for wind power in the shipping industry.  The report’s principle author, Dagmar Nelissen, Senior Researcher and Consultant at CE Delft, talks to Maritime Holland about the findings. Sustainable technologies are […]

  • 18 January 2019

    EdgeTech has recently delivered a new solution for deep water acoustic release mooring recovery. The Emergency Recovery Beacon (ERB) is a self-contained, programable acoustic command transmitter and transponder in a 6000 meter rated nickel aluminium bronze alloy housing that can be lowered from the side of a vessel below any surface noise, shipboard noise or […]

  • 18 August 2006

    The HSS fast-ferry sailing between Northern Ireland and Scotland has had to return to Belfast because of a medical emergency. A passenger took ill on the 1220 BST sailing on Friday. A doctor on board the ship advised the captain that the patient needed to get off the vessel as quickly as possible.

  • 31 October 2006

    A search and rescue operation has been staged on the River Thames to test the response of the emergency services. Maritime, shore and air units took part in the simulated sinking of a pleasure boat, with 100 people onboard, near Chelsea Harbour, west London.

  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    NSW Lands Minister Paul Toole visited Ettalong today to announce that the government would contribute a quarter of a million dollars towards emergency works. Commenting the latest news, Adam Crouch MP – Member for Terrigal, said: “About 20,000 cubic meters of sediment will be dredged, costing around $250,000. Hydrographic surveys will be carried out by […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Northern Offshore has received a firm letter of award for the high-specification jack-up drilling unit Energy Emerger for work offshore Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates.

  • 5 October 2009

    hovercraft has been parked on a beach in Essex to provide emergency cover for divers working on an offshore wind farm. The craft is based on Clacton’s West Beach for divers who are installing 48 wind turbines at Gunfleet Sands. Danish firm Dong Energy is installing the turbines and wants the hovercraft on standby in […]

  • 3 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Offshore driller Seadrill Limited has emerged from Chapter 11 after successfully completing its reorganization pursuant to its chapter 11 plan of reorganization.

  • 13 May 2020
    Infrastructure, Technology

    Emergent has appointed Batelco and du joint venture Arc as the lead consultant for the Orient Express submarine cable. Arc will provide consultancy services related to network configuration, tendering, supply contract negotiation and documentation, as well as overall project management for the Orient Express cable. The Orient Express cable will directly connect the UAE and […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Research & Development, Technology

     UmbraGroup-led Electro-Mechanical Reciprocating Generator (EMERGE) project has delivered sea trial in Scapa Flow, Orkney Islands. The project is funded by Wave Energy Scotland within the innovation power take-off (PTO) Stage 3 call. The Electro-Mechanical Generator (EMG) is an innovative direct-drive system able to convert linear, reciprocating motion into electricity. It is based on the […]

  • 3 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Member for Terrigal, Mr Adam Crouch, has announced that emergency dredging works on the Ettalong Channel started last week (June 25). “The NSW Government has committed to substantial emergency dredging of the Ettalong Channel to ensure it is safe and accessible for all waterway users,” said Mr Crouch. According to him, this $660,000 project […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Emergency dredging works involving the removal of silt and debris from the port entrance have been successfully completed, the Port of Workington said in its latest announcement. Two dredgers were employed from January to April to remove the estimated 100,000 m³ of material washed down by the River Derwent. The cost of the dredging works amounted to […]

  • 2 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Marine energy developer Minesto has opened several vacancies for engineering positions that will work on the development of the company’s tidal energy technology.

  • 10 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great progress has been made with the emergency repairs of the Southsea Common promenade, reports the Southsea Coastal Scheme. “We’ve have placed the concrete behind the sheet piles, which consisted of 44m³ (100t) of reinforced material. This has been placed at a level beneath the existing promenade level to allow Colas to resurface and reinstate the […]