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  • 24 December 2007

    It is tactical decision every skipper makes in any Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. The right choice and you’re a hero. Get it wrong and it can cost you the race. And as the boats have changed over the years he equation has been shifting.

  • 2 August 2019

    EU member states are urged to work with Iranian authorities to de-escalate the situation.

  • 19 August 2011

      Piracy attacks are escalating in the Gulf of Guinea, endangering the future of one of the world’s emerging shipping hubs and highlighting…  (voanews) [mappress] Source: voanews, August 19, 2011;

  • 21 December 2005

    Canberra, Australia (AHN) – A stand-off between a Japanese whaling fleet and Greenpeace environmental activists is going on near the coast of Antarctica.

  • 6 September 2010

    It seems that there has been an alarming rise in pirate attacks in the South China Sea region with the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) Piracy Reporting Centre saying there have now been 27 attacks since February. Constant news of kidnappings and robberies from the Gulf of Aden has rather overshadowed the fact that the seas […]

  • 10 September 2014

    A new study of satellite data from the last 19 years reveals that fresh water from melting glaciers has caused the sea-level around the coast of Antarctica to rise by 2cm more than the global average of 6cm, British Antarctic Survey reports. A team of researchers, including the British Antarctic Survey, have detected the rapid […]

  • 25 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Escalating trade hostilities between the US and China should result in higher volumes of intermediate goods.

  • 20 September 2013

    KONE has won an order to deliver its eco-efficient elevators and escalators for the Royal Caribbean International’s latest luxury Oasis-class cruise ship, a yet-to-be named vessel currently known “Oasis 3”. She is the sister ship of the largest sailing cruise vessels in the world, the Oasis of the Seas and the Allure of the Seas. […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Job cuts come amid an escalation in industrial action at Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Fremantle terminals.

  • 1 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The support comes on the back of a series of strikes organized by wharfies fighting job losses, outsourcing and automation.

  • 31 December 2012

    KONE, one of the global leaders in elevator and escalator solutions, has signed an agreement for providing the elevators and escalators onboard the most recent TUI Cruises’ vessel, the Mein Schiff 4. The new cruise ship will be the sister ship of Mein Schiff 3, which will also have KONE’s solutions installed onboard. Both vessels […]

  • 11 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Brazilian seafarers’ unions affiliated to the Confederação Nacional dos Trabalhadores em Transportes Aquaviários e Aéreos, na Pesca e nos Portos (CONTTMAF) union federation have voted to take industrial action this Saturday, 14 May on all vessels owned and operated by Transpetro, an oil and gas transportation subsidiary of Petrobras. The action that will impact both tankers and […]

  • 16 March 2011

    The shipping ministry is ready to process a 90% escalation in the cost of the stalled Sethusamudram ship channel project, but a final… By P. Manoj (livemint) [mappress] Source: livemint, March 16, 2011    

  • 24 April 2012

    ATWOOD OCEANICS said that one of its subsidiaries has been awarded a three year contract extension by Chevron Australia, for the semisubmersible Atwood Osprey. The Atwood Osprey commenced its initial three year drilling services contract with Chevron on May 27, 2011 for operations offshore Australia inclusive of the Greater Gorgon field development project. With this […]

  • 6 January 2008

    The search for Japan’s whaling fleet in the Antarctic is escalating, with two anti-whaling groups now engaged in the hunt and the Australian Government’s ship Oceanic Viking about to head south.

  • 6 March 2008

    With regards to the inflation rate and various cost escalation, the short-listed company Van Oord Ltd would not agree for the contract at the price which was decided two years earlier,” the official said. And if they do not agree, a second tender would be needed.

  • 8 October 2007

    In another sign of potential friction in the warming Arctic, Canada has warned that it will step up patrols of the North West Passage. Record summer melting of sea-ice has cleared the passage for the first time; and immediately escalated a dispute over who controls the route.

  • 18 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The Premier has disclosed further details on the $60 million cruise ship dock, saying “a slew of contract variations caused the project to escalate”… Source: The Royal Gazette, November 18, 2009;

  • 27 September 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

      A Turkish ship began exploring for gas off the coast of Cyprus on Monday, the Turkish Cypriot government said, an announcement that escalates…

  • 5 July 2011

    An enormous sand dredging operation in Koh Kong province has escalated, a resort owner said yesterday, with boat crews allegedly … (phnompenhpost) [mappress] Source: phnompenhpost, July 5, 2011;

  • 16 May 2011

    A controversial project to expand the Port of Anchorage and replace its old docks may be abandoned as its costs continue to escalate. At May… More info: adn By LISA DEMER [mappress] Source: adn, May 16, 2011;

  • 23 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Atwood Osprey, owned by the international drilling contractor Atwood Oceanics, started its first three year drilling services contract with Chevron on May 27, 2011