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  • 19 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Global Shippers’ Forum (GSF) has called on international regulators to fully investigate the impact on price and service of the P3, and to make appropriate changes to ease competition concerns. At its third annual meeting in Los Angeles, USA, GSF urged the US Federal Maritime Commission and the European Commission competition authorities to adopt […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Business developments & projects

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Jill has started the geotechnical investigations at the Thor offshore wind project in the Danish North Sea. Jill completed the first borehole drilling out of 20 in total at the site located west of Nissum Fjord, 20km from the shore. As reported in mid-April, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier secured a contract by Denmark’s […]

  • 31 January 2020

    Passengers and families of victims of the ferry Estonia seeking additional investigation into the tragedy.

  • 15 April 2015

    Bourbon Offshore, a France-based supplier of offshore support vessels, has said that its former tax manager is being investigated for allegations of bribery of public officials in Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea and Nigeria in connection with the tax audits of local entities in 2011 and 2012. The company itself is now under investigation too. The company’s former tax […]

  • 8 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Offices of the South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. (DSME) were raided Tuesday by the country’s prosecutors within an accounting probe. Some 150 officials have reportedly seized computer hard drives, accounting books and documents from DSME’s headquarters in Seoul and one of its shipyards on the island of Geoje, BBC reports. The […]

  • 14 February 2018

    Marine investigators inspect MOL Prestige within investigation into the cause of the engine room fire.

  • 30 March 2007

    Russian police came to the Aker Kvaerner Engineering & Technology representation office in Moscow to inquire about a complaint from a former Russian business partner regarding Aker Kvaerner Engineering & Technology’s acquisition of 56 percent ownership in Astrakhan Korabel. The inquiry concerns Aker Kvaerner Engineering & Technology’s acquisition of shares from the Finnish company RR […]

  • 23 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Technology

    An investigation on behalf of investors in the US-based wave energy developer Ocean Power Technologies over the potential wrongdoings within the company has been launched.

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    An inspection by China’s central government anti-corruption team found that the state-backed shipbuilding giant China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) has been involved in corruption activities, according to the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection. The corruption activities have been uncovered in the procurement department of CSSC, involving the shipbuilding company’s senior officials. Most of the illegal […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Project & Tenders

    Following the launch of qualification for geophysical investigation services, Ørsted has now invited geotechnical investigation providers to register at its qualification platform, so they could be pre-qualified for participation in the future tenders. 

  • 23 April 2020
    Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has awarded VBW Weigt with a contract for hydrographic investigation in the N-6 offshore wind area in the North Sea. The seafloor investigation is part of the geological preliminary investigation in the area and includes data acquisition, data processing, evaluation, and documentation.  The work will be done at two sites […]

  • 21 February 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has issued a tender for hydrographic investigation in the N-6 offshore wind area in the North Sea.

  • 24 May 2019

    Seven men arrested for their suspected involvement in an illegal transaction of MGO off Benoi Basin.

  • 1 October 2019
    Project & Tenders

    Danish transmission system operator Energinet has issued a tender for preliminary geotechnical site investigations on the Thor offshore wind farm in the North Sea. The Thor offshore wind farm is located west of the peninsula Jutland and ca. 20km to 45km west of the coastal village Thorsminde. The water depth in the areas of operation […]

  • 31 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Italian oilfield services player Saipem said that two of its subsidiaries are being investigated by Brazilian administrative authority over supposed irregularities in a contract award back in 2011. The alleged irregularities include Saipem’s French and Brazilian units, who were awarded a €56-million contract by Petrobras in December 2011 for the installation of the subsea gas […]

  • 1 August 2016

    UK oilfield services provider Petrofac said on Monday its investigation of bribery allegations has found no evidence that implicate it in a global bribery scandal related to Monaco-based service provider Unaoil.  To remind, the Huffington Post and its Australian partner, Fairfax Media, earlier this year revealed its results of a six-month investigation of family-owned company Unaoil implicating big multinational […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    An investigation into the Sewol ferry sinking is scheduled to be launched in late May, Yonhap News Agency cited authorities. An eight-member panel, which would conduct the inquiry, was set up in March 2017 in an effort to find out the details which caused the ill-fated event on April 16, 2014. Kim Chang-joon, the chairman of the […]

  • 13 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating the grounding of the Sabre Spirit, a 190-foot Panamanian flag roll-on/roll-off cargo ship, after the vessel ran aground Friday morning off Current Cut, between the islands of Saint Thomas and Great Saint James, U.S. Virgin Islands, and was refloated afterwards with the rising tide.   There is no sign […]

  • 13 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard and the National Transportation Safety Board launched an investigation Tuesday into the circumstances surrounding a fire aboard the Carnival Triumph, that ocurred Sunday. The Carnival Triumph experienced an engine room fire while on a four-day cruise in the Gulf of Mexico, and has been without propulsion in the Gulf of Mexico […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian owner and operator of floating LNG import terminals Höegh LNG Partners LP is under investigation related to possible violations of federal securities laws in connection with false and/or misleading financial statements released by the company. According to Law Offices of Howard G. Smith, a class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for […]

  • 17 September 2019
    Storage

    France’s RTE Réseau de Transport d’Electricité has issued a tender for the investigation of potential unexploded ordnance (UXO) targets along the export cable route which will connect the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm to the grid. The purpose of the work is to investigate with remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) and/or divers the potential UXO targets along […]

  • 22 August 2014

    Human Rights at Sea (HRAS) has announced the commencement of its own international investigation into the murders of seafarers in international waters, following the airing of the chilling YouTube footage showing fishermen being shot at and eventually murdered off Fiji. HRAS is being supported by the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) of the International Chamber of Commerce, Quintel Intelligence, Globus […]