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  • 28 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following an attack in early January on a merchant vessel 260 miles off the Somali Coast, twelve men suspected of committing an act of piracy, were today transferred by EU Naval Force warship FS Surcouf to the Mauritian authorities for prosecution. When the attack happened on 5th January, the master of the merchant vessel sent […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Huawei Marine and PCCW Global said that the submarine cable used in the MARS project has landed on Rodrigues Island, an outer island that forms part of Mauritius. The MARS project is the first submarine cable system to connect the islands of Mauritius and Rodrigues. The MARS project uses Huawei’s 100G WDM transmission technology to […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ardent, the newly created company between Svitzer and Crowley, is launching a joint venture with Southern Africa’s diving and marine services company, Subtech. Subtech has an extensive infrastructure network with facilities and activities that cover both East and West Africa in addition to its home territory of South Africa, including experienced marine and sub-sea personnel. The […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 8,700 TEU container ship Maersk Londrina caught fire while en route from Malaysia to Brasil on April 25, forcing the vessel to divert to Mauritius, Maersk’s Senior Press Officer Michael Christian Storgaard confirmed to World Maritime News. The 2012-built boxship was en route from Tanjung Pelepas to Santos when the fire was discovered in one […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Tug Fairmount Summit has delivered rig SSV Catarina offshore Angola. The rig has been towed from Okpo, South Korea, via Strait of Malacca and Cape of Good Hope towards Angola. SSV Catarina is a brand new sixth generation semi-submersible drilling rig for ultra deepwater operations. The rig is constructed by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering in South Korea. […]

  • 15 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Kenya is ready for the fourth undersea fibre optic cable connection wich is scheduled to land in upcoming year. France Telecom, is spending 14 million euros to boost the “Lower Indian Network 2” (LION 2) submarine cable to the LION cable to Kenya via Mayotte. Along with the LION and LION2 cables, France Telecom will […]

  • 7 November 2014

    A court in Mauritius has acquitted twelve Somali men tried for piracy due to insufficient evidence,  international news agency Agence France-Presse (AFP) reported citing court officials.  After a year-long trial, Magistrate Wendy Rangan pronounced the verdict saying that there were not enough concrete evidence to prove the suspects were guilty. The Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) plans to […]

  • 14 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Mauritius announced today in their Budget 2019-2020 Plan that the transformation of the Port Louis Harbor through new investments, in view of expanding its role and capacity, will boost productivity and enhance competitiveness.  The Mauritius Ports Authority (MPA) plans to construct a breakwater to reduce downtime at the port during bad weather […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    IOX Cable, a Mauritius-based company, and Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN), part of Nokia, have signed a turnkey agreement for the deployment of the IOX Cable System, the first open subsea cable connecting Mauritius and Rodrigues Islands to South Africa and India. The new submarine cable system, spanning more than 8850 kilometers, will provide design capacity of […]

  • 26 January 2016

    Dutch shipping company Vroon has reportedly won a charter deal from oil giant BP for its anchor handler VOS Chablis, to support an FPSO towing operation. According to data provided by Clarksons, Vroon is supporting the tow of the recently delivered Glen Lyon FPSO. The data further shows that another vessel owned by Vroon – […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Tug Fairmount Glacier has delivered rig La Muralla IV in Bay of Campeche, Mexico. The rig has been towed from Okpo, South Korea, via Sunda Strait and Cape of Good Hope. La Muralla IV is a brand new semi-submersible drilling rig for ultra deep water operations, owned by Mexican Grupo R. The rig is constructed […]

  • 2 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 26-October 2, 2016).   Wasa Dredging Makes Progress on Klintehamn Harbor Scheme The Klintehamn Harbor dredging scheme, being conducted by Wasa Dredging, is progressing according to schedule.   French President Kicks Off Calais Port Extension Project The foundation stone […]

  • 8 January 2014

    ONGC Videsh Limited (OVL) and Oil India Limited (OIL) have completed the acquisition of 10% PI in the Rovuma Area 1 offshore Block, Mozambique by acquiring 100% shares of Videocon Mozambique Rovuma 1 Limited, the company holding the 10% PI in the Area 1 from Videocon Mauritius Energy Limited. On 25th June 2013, definitive agreements […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Republic of Seychelles to investigate commercial wave and microgrid opportunities. The agreement focusses on identifying the opportunities and development pathways for commercial wave energy plants on the Seychelles, as well as potential microgrid opportunities that would enable CETO wave farms to be integrated […]

  • 12 October 2010

    Somali pirates have seized a Taiwanese fishing vessel with 14 crewmembers onboard in the Indian Ocean, near Mauritius, an international maritime organisation said on October 8. The Kenya-based Ecoterra International said that contact was lost with the vessel ‘Feng Guo’ on October 4 and very likely it had already been seized, along with its 14 […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Project & Tenders

    Ardent, the newly created company between Svitzer and Crowley, is launching a Joint Venture with Southern Africa’s diving and marine services company, Subtech. The Joint Venture will build on collaboration between Ardent and Subtech through projects such as the wreck removal of the MV SMART in Richard’s Bay and the emergency response salvage of the […]

  • 8 January 2014

    ONGC Videsh Limited (OVL) and Oil India Limited (OIL) have completed the acquisition of 10% PI in the Rovuma Area 1 offshore Block, Mozambique by acquiring 100% shares of Videocon Mozambique Rovuma 1, the company holding the 10% PI in the Area 1 from Videocon Mauritius Energy. On 25th June 2013, definitive agreements were signed […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The salvage operation on the heavily grounded bulk carrier MV Benita, which ran into trouble on June 17 when it hit the coast of Mauritius, has entered the second phase and preparations for the refloating of the ship are underway. The Greek company Five Oceans Salvage is exploring the possibility of using explosives on the rocks underneath […]

  • 20 June 2016

    A 1998-built bulk carrier MV Benita ran aground on the southeast coast of Mauritius after an incident broke out between the vessel’s crewmembers, local media reported. A fight which broke out between two sailors on Thursday night was reportedly the cause of the vessel’s grounding on the coast of Le Bouchon in the morning hours on Friday. One […]

  • 5 March 2013

    Tug Fairmount Glacier has delivered rig La Muralla IV in Bay of Campeche, Mexico. The rig has been towed from Okpo, South Korea, via Sunda Strait and Cape of Good Hope. La Muralla IV is a brand new semi-submersible drilling rig for ultra deep water operations, owned by Mexican Grupo R. The rig is constructed […]

  • 26 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Interview: New Panama Canal to Shift Trade Patterns As the inauguration of the Expanded Panama Canal approaches, World Maritime News spoke to Panama Canal Authority’s (ACP) Argelis Moreno De Ducreux on the expected impact of the new canal on the shipping industry… Read More Bulker Grounds in Mauritius after a Fight between Sailors A 1998-built […]

  • 29 March 2013

    Tug Fairmount Summit has delivered rig SSV Catarina offshore Angola. The rig has been towed from Okpo, South Korea, via Strait of Malacca and Cape of Good Hope towards Angola. SSV Catarina is a brand new sixth generation semi-submersible drilling rig for ultra deepwater operations. The rig is constructed by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering […]