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  • 17 June 2015

    A freighter carrying 1,800 tonnes of fin whale meat arrived in Tromso, Norway late last week, non-governmental environmental organization Greenpeace said. Fin whales are an endangered species, listed on CITES Appendix one which forbids all international commercial trade. The ship, known as Winter Bay, is expected to transport the meat originating from Iceland to Japan through the […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Twenty-four ShellNo activists were detained while trying to block Shell’s drilling rig Polar Pioneer from departing the port of Seattle’s Terminal 5 on its way to the Arctic. The US Coast Guard and partner agency law enforcement personnel detained 24 people, including Seattle Councilman Mike O’Brien, for violating the 500-yard safety zone established around the Polar Pioneer, Monday morning. The individuals […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Exploration & Production

    The Shell-operated Polar Pioneer drilling rig which will be drilling for oil in the Chukchi Sea, offshore Alaska, has left the Port of Seattle and is now being towed to its drilling location. The departure of the Transocean-owned drilling unit on Monday morning local time did not go as planned for Shell as environmental activists in […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A group of Greenpeace activists trying to block the departure of Shell’s drilling rig Polar Pioneer from Seattle to Alaska have been detained today in Elliot Bay, Greenpeace said. According to the report, the detained group of ten people includes Seattle City Council member Mike O’Brien. Up to 50 ShellNo Kayaktivists launched into Elliot Bay […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Shell-operated Polar Pioneer semi-submersible drilling rig is apparently on the move out of Seattle, with Alaska as its final destination. However, the move is not going smoothly for Shell, as the environmentalists and ‘kayaktivists’ are trying to block the passage, protesting against the company’s Arctic drilling plans. According to a live tv channel link shared […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Unique Group’s Buoyancy & Ballast division has launched an integrated system designed to neutralise the risk to life and possessions from the potential capsize or sinking of smaller vessels. The Seaflex Auto-Inflating Vessel Emergency (SAVE) System is a product of the division’s Seaflex brand, which specialises in the development and manufacture of inflatable buoyancy systems […]

  • 5 June 2015

    The US Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound investigating officers have initiated civil penalties against four environmental activists who entered an established safety-zone around a Shell-contracted offshore support vessel in Bellingham to protest the oil major’s explorations in the Arctic. Cody Erdman, Chiara D’Angelo, Paul Adler and Matthew Fuller were cited in accordance with Code of Federal Regulations […]

  • 5 June 2015

    The U. S. Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound investigating officers initiated civil penalties against four individuals who entered an established safety-zone around a Shell-contracted vessel Arctic Challenger in Bellingham, Washington during Memorial Day weekend. Cody Erdman, Chiara D’Angelo, Paul Adler and Matthew Fuller were cited in accordance with Code of Federal Regulations for entry into […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter told the Shangri-La Dialogue on May 30 that China has gone much further and faster in the South China Sea land reclamation operations, more than all other claimants combined and more than in the entire history of the region. He criticized China’s actions in the South China Sea as out […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Shell’s Arctic drilling plans have hit another round of protests, this time in British Columbia, as oil major intends to intensify its movements through the West Coast’s Inside Passage. Namely, a group of environmentalists and BC First Nations are protesting the move as they fear that increased tanker traffic in the region could be dangerous for […]

  • 28 May 2015

    Several key environmental NGOs working on sustainable shipping have met with Greek and European policy makers to discuss concerns related to the shipping industry’s high emissions, marine pollution and poor shipbreaking practices, saying that Greece as one of the largest shipping nations has a particular responsibility to mitigate pollution caused by ships. The day before the […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Two activists have secured themselves to the anchor chain of Shell’s support vessel Arctic Challenger docked in Bellingham Bay in Washington.  The activists chained themselves to the vessel in order to protest against Shell’s plan for Arctic drilling. The vessel is a part of Shell’s fleet bound to drill in Chukchi Sea this summer. The U. S. Coast […]

  • 25 May 2015

    Events such as the EWEA OFFSHORE that took place in March, are providing excellent opportunities to hear all about the latest developments and challenges to overcome in the vibrant industry that is offshore wind. But reading and hearing is one thing… Experiencing the real thing is another. To give Offshore WIND and the articles we write as […]

  • 25 May 2015

    Events such as the EWEA OFFSHORE that took place in March, are providing excellent opportunities to hear all about the latest developments and challenges to overcome in the vibrant industry that is offshore wind. But reading and hearing is one thing… Experiencing the real thing is another. To give Offshore WIND and the articles we write as […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    About 200 protesters gathered on Monday at the Port of Seattle marching their way to the Terminal 5 where Shell’s giant oil drilling rig is parked. The protesters voiced their disapproval of Shell’s plan to use the Terminal 5 for its rigs as they ready to resume exploration in the Arctic for oil and gas reserves. The […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Dozens of protesters in kayaks gathered in the Port of Seattle on Saturday to protest against Shell’s Arctic drilling plans. The event followed a similar protest held Thursday where the ‘kayaktivists’ welcomed the semi-submersible rig into the port with signs such as “Shell No Seattle Loves The Arctic.” Shell has docked the Transocean-owned Polar Pioneer […]

  • 15 May 2015

      “Oil battle in Seattle”, this is how recent developments surrounding a Shell-operated oil rig and protests over its deployment at the Port of Seattle’s Terminal 5, have been described by KING 5 News. The controversial offshore oil rig operated by Shell, and destined to drill for oil in the icy waters of the Chukchi […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Shell’s giant oil drilling rig Polar Pioneer moored at the Port of Seattle’s Terminal 5 on Thursday, after being towed from the Port of Los Angeles, amid protests organised by local environmental activists, the Port of Seattle Authority reports. Further seaborne protests are planned for Saturday, when the so-called kayaktivists will take to the water, and a land protest is set […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Trelleborg’s engineered products operation has completed its supply of floatover equipment for Phase 3 of the DSO Escravos Gas Project, the operation’s first floatover in West Africa. Contracted by Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), Trelleborg provided Leg Mating Unit (LMU) pads for the floatover process, as well as surge fenders, shock pads and rubstrips to constitute […]

  • 11 May 2015

      British Prime Minister David Cameron has appointed Amber Rudd MP as new Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change in the UK. She succeeds the Liberal Democrats’ Edward Davey, who lost his seat in Kingston and Surbiton to the Conservatives. Davey last week won 20.415 votes, almost 3.000 less compared to Conservative candidate James Berry’s […]

  • 8 May 2015

    David Cameron’s Conservative party in the UK has won general election held on Thursday, beating Ed Miliband’s Labour Party. David Cameron who remains the Prime Minister, is now set to form a majority government with no need for a coalition, as Conservative party won 330 seats in Parliament vs Labour’s 232. In his speech, Cameron said: […]

  • 5 May 2015

    Seattle’s Department of Planning and Development (DPD) yesterday ruled that the proposed use of the Port of Seattle’s Terminal 5 for the mooring of Shell’s semi-submersible drilling rig, to be used for drilling offshore Alaska, requires a new permit. This interpretation was generated in response to general questions DPD has received regarding a proposal to moor […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines’ argument that China’s construction on the islands and reefs in the South China Sea would cause damage to the Philippines is utterly unjustifiable, China’s Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hong Lei said yesterday while addressing the media. The Phillippines Foreign Affairs Ministry accused China of having destroyed 300 hectares of coral reef systems in the South China Sea/ West […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Chinese side is gravely concerned about the statement of the 26th ASEAN Summit on the South China Sea issue, said Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hong Lei yesterday. Commenting the 26th ASEAN Summit Chairman’s Statement which expresses serious concerns on the land reclamation being undertaken in the South China Sea, he said: “China holds a clear and long-standing stance on […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Truck drivers who haul goods from Southern Californian ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach went on strike Monday protesting against four trucking companies at the ports. The truckers accuse the firms of wage theft, as they are reported to be illegally misclassified as independent contractors, which resulted in deducting truck-leasing charges and other expenses from […]