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  • 29 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    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 […]

  • 3 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Maersk’s Boxship Catches Fire off Mauritius 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 … Read more Interview: APM Terminals Stands Ready for Giant Boxships Dutch-headquartered container terminal operator APM Terminals, part […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Long term data (1967 to 2012) available by aerial photographs and satellite images shows that about 11% of the Mauritius coastal areas have been eroded, with severe erosion at Albion, Bel Ombre and Mon Choisy, while over the last ten years, an average decrease from 50 % to 27 % of live coral in the […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    IOX Cable and Alcatel Submarine Networks have started work for cable route survey for the IOX Cable System, which will span more than 8,850 kilometers. Arunachalam Kandasamy, founder and CEO of IOX Cable said: “We at IOX are pleased to announce the commencement of work on the IOX Cable System. The contract is in force […]

  • 24 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Some 80 tonnes of the remaining fuel oil have been extracted from the heavily grounded bulker MV Benita on the coast of Le Bouchon, Mauritius, while over 60 more tonnes remains to be removed from the vessel’s tanks. The fuel has been pumped into specialised one tonne containers and transported to a secure location on shore via helicopter, […]

  • 12 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    SEACOM, the pan-African ICT enabler, announced the appointment of Byron Clatterbuck as its Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) with immediate effect. An industry veteran with more than 15 years experience in the telecommunications industry, Byron Clatterbuck has held a number of senior international executive positions during his career, most recently as President of Tata Communications’ Global […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Austrian construction company STRABAG, together with its partner Archirodon Construction (Overseas) Co. SA, has been entrusted with expansion and strengthening of the container harbour at Port Louis, Mauritius. The project has a volume of about € 90 million (USD 115 million), of which STRABAG holds 50 %, and is to be completed in slightly over two years, […]

  • 11 June 2013

    A press release prepared in connection with a potential definitive agreement for ONGC Videsh Limited and Oil India Limited to acquire interest in the Rovuma Area 1 Offshore Block in Mozambique from the Videocon Mauritius Energy Limited, erroneously got issued yesterday, ONGC Videsh said in a statement. “While we confirm that, we are in advanced […]

  • 4 August 2013

    Seaspan Invests USD 550 Million in New Containerships Seaspan Corporation in its last financial report said that the company has placed a $550 million order with a major Asian shipbuilder for an undisclosed number of new containerships and that a series of deals will be announced over the remaining 6 months of 2013. The vessels […]

  • 11 June 2012

      Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron and his Mauritius counterpart Navinchandra Ramgoolam signed a deal for suspected pirates caught by the British navy to be prosecuted on the Indian Ocean island. Cameron said the agreement signalled that Indian Ocean states were stepping up the battle against piracy. Britain has similar deals with the Seychelles and […]

  • 18 June 2015

    Panama-flagged bulk carrier Filia Grace has been reported to be adrift in the Indian Ocean following an engine failure. The ship’s crew is trying to repair the engine that broke down on June 15th. The drifting bulker, owned and managed by the Greek company Pitiousa Shipping, was spotted adrift by nearby vessels some 160 nautial […]

  • 6 October 2014

    A French Navy frigate had to be towed to naval base in Pointe De La Galets, La Reunion having been disabled after a severe engine fire that broke out on September 30th. The frigate Nivôse was steaming her way toward Mauritius in the Indian Ocean when the fire started. Fortunately, the frigate’s sister ship Floreal was […]

  • 12 May 2015

    Helix Well Ops’ new intervention semi-submersible, the Q5000, has set sail from Singapore yesterday, May 11, 2015, on its journey of over 13,000 miles to the Gulf of Mexico.  Helix took delivery of the vessel from Sembcorp Marine’s Jurong Shipyard on May 5, 2015. Stopping at Mauritius, Namibia and Curacao en route, the vessel will arrive […]

  • 30 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Shipmanagement Company Leonhardt & Blumberg reported that its container vessel MV “Hansa Brandenburg” has safely berthed in the port of St Louis, Mauritius after required permission from the authorities. Currently preparations are being made to start discharging containers. “Hansa Brandenburg” suffered from a fire on July 15 when transiting from Singapore to Durban. Experts of […]

  • 29 January 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Spectrum Geo is set to acquire broadband 2D multi-client seismic survey over the Joint Management Area (JMA), managed by Joint Commission, located on the Mascarene Plateau between Mauritius and the Seychelles. This new dataset, covering 20,000 km, lies within exploration blocks already delineated by the proactive Joint Commission under their Hybrid Open Door Licensing System. This is the first agreement […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Project & Tenders

    Royal HaskoningDHV said it has been appointed by Mauritius Ports Authority to carry out studies for Port Louis which include developing the port as an LNG bunkering hub.

  • 8 September 2019
    Storage has compiled the top news from marine energy industry from September 02 – September 08, 2019. WATCH: Wave Energy Converter Prototype Launched Off Mauritius EMEC and Enel Green Power Ink Marine Energy MoU Marine Power Systems Wraps Up WaveSub Prototype Trials France Energies Marines Secures €4M Funding SIMEC Atlantis Inks Alderney Tidal Power Supply […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A joint venture between Austria’s Strabag and Greek harbor specialist Archirodon has won around €90 million (US$115 million) contract to extend the container port at Port Louis, Mauritius. This development program will be carried out in four phases to allow the harbor to remain in operation while work is going on. Phase 1 will see […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Tug Fairmount Sherpa has towed rig Sevan Louisiana safely from Singapore to Curaçao. During the 11,500 miles voyage via Cape of Good Hope, stops were made in Port Louis (Mauritius), Walvis Bay (Namibia) and Port of Spain (Trinidad) to take bunkers and for crew changes. The Sevan Louisiana is a so called Ultra Deep Water […]

  • 11 June 2013

    India’s oil and gas company ONGC Videsh Limited has withdrawn a press release issued yesterday in which the company announced it had, together with Oil India, acquired interest in the Rovuma Area 1 Offshore Block in Mozambique from the Videocon Mauritius Energy Limited. The company said that the press release got issued ‘erroneously’. “While we confirm […]