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  • 20 August 2015

    New Zealand’s cruise industry is forecast to grow rapidly in the 2015–2016 season with 33.0% increase in passenger numbers, 24.6% increase in value added and 23.8% increase in employment supported, a level of activity that New Zealand has never seen before, cruise industry body Cruise New Zealand said in its latest economic impact report. The […]

  • 20 August 2015

    New Zealand’s cruise industry is forecast to grow rapidly in the 2015–2016 season with 33.0% increase in passenger numbers, 24.6% increase in value added and 23.8% increase in employment supported, a level of activity that New Zealand has never seen before, cruise industry body Cruise New Zealand said in its latest economic impact report. The […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Worldwide shortages of over 42,500 officers expected by 2019 has prompted New Zealand’s maritime industry and Maritime NZ to join up for the first time to encourage young people in this country to train for maritime careers. Maritime NZ’s Director, Keith Manch, said with the large shortfall in officers, competitive salaries (Masters of large vessels […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Worldwide shortages of over 42,500 officers expected by 2019 has prompted New Zealand’s maritime industry and Maritime NZ to join up for the first time to encourage young people in this country to train for maritime careers. Maritime NZ’s Director, Keith Manch, said with the large shortfall in officers, competitive salaries (Masters of large vessels […]

  • 21 May 2018

    New Zealand’s proven and probable gas reserves have taken a fall according to data released by country’s Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment.

  • 1 October 2015
    Project & Tenders

    Shell New Zealand, a subsidiary of the oil giant Royal Dutch Shell, has reportedly delayed plans to drill in the Great South Basin. The Great South Basin joint venture parties are Shell New Zealand, OMV New Zealand Ltd and Mitsui E&P Australia Pty Ltd. Shell had said it would drill a well in the PEP5019 […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port Otago has just released its latest e-Bulletin, updating on the progress made across the port and the Next Generation capital works program. According to the port, a 25-year maintenance dredging and disposal consent has been received by the Environment Court. Geoff Plunket, Port Otago current Chief Executive said that the latest dredging consent, […]

  • 14 April 2020
    Business developments & projects, Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    OMV has discovered hydrocarbons at an exploration well offshore New Zealand.

  • 21 March 2016

    New Zealand’s Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges has launched the 2016 Block Offer petroleum tender. Block Offer 2016 announced Monday includes four offshore release areas, in the Reinga-Northland Basin, Taranaki Basin, Pegasus and East Coast Basins, and Great South-Canterbury Basin. There is one onshore release area in Taranaki. The total acreage included in the tender […]

  • 17 September 2013

    A global marketing campaign is underway to attract exploration partners into four petroleum exploration permits in the offshore Taranaki basin of New Zealand. New Zealand Oil & Gas is looking to capitalise on an all time high in New Zealand exploration activity. The Noble Bob Douglas deep-water drill ship, Kan Tan IV semi-submersible rig, and […]

  • 31 May 2010

    The Green Party wants the oil drilling programme in New Zealand’s Great South Basin to be stopped, until the cause of the US oil catastrophe is identified. Party co-leader Russel Norman says the basin off the South Island’s south-east coast, is home to sensitive marine mammals and ecosystems that would be damaged by a similar […]

  • 23 January 2014

    Following a formal exchange of letters signed Tuesday, 21 January 2014, between NATO and the New Zealand Government, the Royal New Zealand Navy frigate HMNZS TE MANA is set to join the Alliance’s Operation Ocean Shield on Thursday, 23 January 2014, marking the second time a partner nation has contributed to NATO’s counter-piracy effort. The […]

  • 28 November 2012

    OMV New Zealand has signed a farm-in agreement for a 30% interest in a licence located off Taranaki, New Zealand. Under the agreement OMV will assume operatorship on or before 31 March, 2013 in the licence named the PEP 51313. “This farm-in works well with our strategy to mature opportunities in the Taranaki Basin in […]

  • 20 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Telstra will be a consortium partner in a project with Telecom New Zealand and Vodafone New Zealand to build a new undersea telecommunications cable linking Auckland and Sydney. Design of the new Tasman Global Access Cable is expected to be finalized in the new few months, and when fully laid in mid/late 2014 will span […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand Ministers Gerry Brownlee and Steven Joyce announced today a grant of up to $5 million to help with the post-earthquake restoration of Kaikoura Harbor. “This grant will ensure work can begin as soon as possible to dredge the harbor, which is a pivotal lifeline to the Kaikoura region,” said Acting Civil Defense Minister, […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Hawaiki Submarine Cable has welcomed the New Zealand’s Government announcement that it is rolling out faster internet to more than 150 additional towns all across the country and has allocated $300 million to the next stage of the nationwide ultrafast fibre broadband (UFB) network. “The ultrafast broadband infrastructure commitment by the Government is critical for […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Not proceeding with the full expansion plans for the Ports of Auckland jeopardizes the fast-growing cruise sector, and will cost Auckland and New Zealand’s economy millions of dollars, according to Cruise New Zealand. The decision means the brand new Ovation of the Seas will not be able to visit Auckland as planned next year. The Ovation’s maiden […]

  • 16 January 2019
    Exploration & Production

    OMV will be undertaking a well intervention campaign at its operated Pohokura gas field located offshore New Zealand. 

  • 20 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The union that represents New Zealand shipping crews is backing calls for mandatory shipping lanes on the New Zealand coast. Maritime Union of New Zealand national secretary Joe Fleetwood says there is real potential for another Rena type grounding. Wellington based marine expert John Riding has detailed many recent near miss incidents by large vessels […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand’s biggest ever cruise season got underway on October 3 when the Diamond Princess arrived in Wellington. Following in its wake will be 33 other ships making a combined total of 701 calls to 16 ports around New Zealand, until June 23 when the Pacific Pearl sails out. During that time, 267,800 passengers will land […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand’s biggest ever cruise season got underway on October 3 when the Diamond Princess arrived in Wellington. Following in its wake will be 33 other ships making a combined total of 701 calls to 16 ports around New Zealand, until June 23 when the Pacific Pearl sails out. During that time, 267,800 passengers will land […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Swire Bulk Logistics, the industrial shipping division of the China Navigation Company (CNCo), has entered into a long term partnership with New Zealand’s Golden Bay Cement (GBC), a trading division of Fletcher Building Limited, to build, own and operate a self-discharging cement carrier. The 9,000 deadweight (dwt) vessel, named Aotearoa Chief, to be built at China’s Jinling shipyard, is […]