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  • 8 March 2006

    NATO established Operation Active Endeavor after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the US to monitor and protect the sea lanes of the Mediterranean, through which 30% of the world’s maritime traffic passes.

  • 7 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Shearwater GeoServices has been awarded a 3D seismic survey in the Eastern Mediterranean.

  • 28 October 2019

    Israel has granted offshore exploration blocks to two consortia of oil companies that placed their bids in the recent licensing round.

  • 5 November 2018

    Israel has announced the launch of its second offshore bid round to grant exploration licenses for natural gas and oil in Israel’s economic waters in the Eastern Mediterranean.

  • 29 August 2008

    Pirates have boarded a US$36million yacht popular with celebrities and robbed its passengers and crew of more than US$180,000 in cash. Just before midnight, the gang of four masked men pulled up alongside the 178ft Tiara in a rubber dinghy off Porto Vecchio in southern Corsica, then stormed aboard wielding handguns and rifles. Speaking French […]

  • 7 July 2007

    At 439 feet, the Royal Clipper — with five masts and 42 sails plus a state-of-the-art navigation system — is the largest full-rigged sailing ship in the world. The 200 pampered guests can help sail if they wish, or even climb the mast (in a safety harness) if they are daring.

  • 21 June 2016
    Equipment

    OneSubsea, a Schlumberger company, has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction contract totaling more than $170 million from Belayim Petroleum Company (Petrobel). OneSubsea will supply the subsea production systems for the first stage of the giant Zohr gas field, discovered by Eni in 2015. The field is located in the Shorouk Concession, offshore Egypt. […]

  • 27 August 2014

    More than 300 people died while trying to make irregular sea crossings from North Africa to Europe in the past week, bringing the death toll this year from sinking vesels on the Mediterranean to almost 1,900, including some 1,600 since June, according to UNHCR. “The past few days have been the deadliest this year on […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The westbound Asia-Mediterranean trade will witness firm prices until the fourth quarter of the year when the anticipated phasing in of larger ships will pressurise spot rates, according to shipping consultancy Drewry. Headhaul traffic in the first quarter 2017 was revised upwards so that it now shows growth of 5.6%, up from the original 3% […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Despite a slump at the end of 2017, Asia to Med trade will be one of the better performers in 2018.

  • 24 May 2017

    The European Union has awarded the international Odyssea consortium €8.4 million ($9.4 million) to develop an interoperable and cost-effective platform that fully integrates networks of observation and forecasting systems across the Mediterranean basin. Odyssea, comprised of 28 partner organizations from 14 EU and non-EU countries across the Mediterranean, includes research institutes, universities, policy makers, NGOs, […]

  • 16 July 2015

    Around 2,700 migrants from 13 boats were rescued some 35 miles off the coast of Libya yesterday, according to the Italian Coast guard. The migrants were rescued by a German navy ship and a rescue ship operated by Mediterranean Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) and Medecins Sans Frontieres. Throughout last weekend, approximately 4,800 migrants were rescued […]

  • 12 July 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Waves4Power has welcomed the representatives of the Maestrale project to discuss opportunities for wave energy deployments in the Mediterranean.

  • 16 July 2015

    Around 2,700 migrants from 13 boats were rescued some 35 miles off the coast of Libya yesterday, according to the Italian Coast guard. The migrants were rescued by a German navy ship and a rescue ship operated by Mediterranean Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) and Medecins Sans Frontieres. Throughout last weekend, approximately 4,800 migrants were rescued […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    SeaBird Exploration has received a Letter of Award (LOA) to acquire up to 6,000 km of 2D seismic data in the Mediterranean area. SeaBird did not disclose the name of the client, nor the exact location of the survey. According to the company’s press release, the LOA is conditional upon permits and is estimated to […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following up very successful second Coastal & Maritime Mediterranean Conference that was organized in Tangier (Morocco) in 2011, the third conference will be held on 25-27 November 2015, in Ferrara, Italy.   The conference, organized together by the Pôle Mer Méditerranée (Sea Innovation and Business Cluster) and University of Ferrara, as well as other French and Italian […]

  • 4 September 2019

    Marseille Fos has unveiled a new eco-friendly initiative that supports the port’s goal of becoming fully electric.

  • 5 July 2020
    Business developments & projects, Infrastructure

    Monaco’s 38,000 residents currently live on just over 2 square kilometres of land – a surface area smaller than New York’s Central Park. With an estimated 2,700 people expected to move to Monaco by 2026, the issue of space has become critical. For more than 150 years, Monaco has adapted its urban planning to the […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Mubadala Petroleum has signed an agreement with Morocco’s Office National des Hydrocarbures et des Mines (ONHYM) to carry out an evaluation of the hydrocarbon potential of a large area offshore Morocco’s Mediterranean coast. In the presence of H.H. General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE […]

  • 15 May 2017

    UAE-based Topaz Energy and Marine has said its Topaz Resolve offshore vessel has started a charter in the Mediterranean Sea. The multi-purpose supply vessel is supporting a geophysical and geotechnical survey operations in the Mediterranean Sea for a European oil major, Topaz said, without revealing the name of the oil company. Topaz Resolve is operating from […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Aquatic has recently completed its work scope in the offshore installation of a threaded tubing pipeline in the Mediterranean Sea. The work was done for Petrobel (a joint venture company between ENI & the Egyptian General Petroleum Company) as part of Maridive Offshore Project’s (MOP) scope aboard Maridive 232, a DPII diving support vessel hired […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Since September, the demand for shipping along the Asia-Mediterranean routes has fallen sharply, and while carriers have countered this by cutting back capacity it has been insufficient to stop the inevitable erosion of market rates, according to Drewry’s latest report. In percentage terms, the 11% drop off in headhaul volumes during September compared to August […]