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  • 4 April 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    A new study commissioned by Crown Estate Scotland, and carried out by Everoze has provided a potential way forward for a more localized approach to offshore renewable energy deployment in coastal and island communities across Scotland. The study looked at six scenarios linked to a number of renewable technologies such as floating wind, wave, and tidal energy, and […]

  • 18 September 2013

    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration has warned that all districts of the capital will be hit by heavy rainstorms during September 19 and 20 which may cause widespread flooding. Deputy Bangkok governor Sanya Cheenimitr said dredging works have been carried out in major canals and sewers, and water pumps have been installed in preparation for the […]

  • 28 August 2012

    Bangkok Governor Sukhumbhand Paribatra said that the flood prevention work is underway. The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration’s anti-flood program includes dredging of the city’s canals and building of the floodwalls. According to, the governor said that the canals dredging in 18 flood prone districts was 97% done and is expected to be finished this month. […]

  • 29 October 2020

    Developing new sources of energy and applying their full potential in the market requires a massive support system from policy development, project testing and financing the scale-up of certain solutions. Pieter Hack, Chairman of the Board at REDstack and Sander des Tombe, Marine Energy Ambassador Ocean Energy Europe & DMEC on Marine Energy, provide more […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Authorities & Government, Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    Barbados’ Minister for Energy Darcy Boyce has announced that a prefeasibility study to assess the commercial potential of ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) will be carried out in Barbados next year.

  • 15 February 2011

    If recent Atlantic storms had been fully harnessed, each kilometre of the western seaboard could have generated about €350,000 worth of wave…     (irishtimes) [mappress] Source: irishtimes , February 15, 2011

  • 16 July 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The government of Barbados has opened a tender for consulting services for a wide range of technical studies related to the build-out of large-scale ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) and offshore wind projects.

  • 9 May 2012

    Port of Salalah has welcomed executives and representatives from the shipping world’s largest shipping lines and principal customers in the local market to the handling of its 30 millionth TEU (Twenty Foot Equivalent Unit) container recently. The distinguishing aspects of Port of Salalah, the second largest port in the region, including its direct connections to […]

  • 29 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Market outlooks

    In February, Wood Mackenzie sent out a press release stating that the global offshore wind demand will increase nearly six fold over the next ten years. With such huge global potential, We spoke to newly founded World Forum on their outlook. By the end of 2017, offshore wind had only been deployed commercially across seven […]

  • 6 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Oslo-listed provider of marine geophysical services, Dolphin, is looking into a possible financing or sale of its multi-client library. Namely, the company said today it has received a non-binding term sheet in regards to financing the multi-client library, and has also received interest for sale of part of or alternatively the entire multi client data […]

  • 23 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    COSCO-owned OOIL wrapped up 2019 with a significant earnings growth despite market uncertainties. 

  • 6 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Federal Member for Hinkler, Keith Pitt, and Deputy Prime Minister, Michael McCormack, have announced that $750,000 would be provided for a pre-feasibility study to assess the viability of an outer harbor at the Port of Bundaberg as a potential site to load larger cargo vessels. “This pre-feasibility study will look at oceanography, tides, prevailing winds […]

  • 15 February 2011

    If recent Atlantic storms had been fully harnessed, each kilometre of the western seaboard could have generated about €350,000 worth of wave…     (irishtimes) [mappress] Source: irishtimes , February 15, 2011

  • 27 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    French group Total said the North Sea, largely written off by other oil majors, should continue to provide growth opportunities, citing … By Sarah Young (Reuters) [mappress] Source: Reuters, September 27, 2011;

  • 10 November 2016
    Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Ocean energy developer, Minesto, has signed a collaboration agreement with the Research Center for Ocean Energy and Strategies (RCOES) at National Taiwan Ocean University on Thursday. Within the scope of the collaboration agreement, Minesto and RCOES will explore the potential for Minesto’s Deep Green technology in Taiwan. The collaboration will gradually increase in scale and scope, starting […]

  • 27 October 2020

    In this energy talk Joris Koornneef, a Strategy Consultant at the Dutch applied energy institute TNO, explains the importance of the North Sea as an energy region. “Over the past decades, we have produced a lot of oil and gas from the subsurface of the North Sea, exploiting it to the full, and we have […]

  • 3 April 2015

    In February 2015, Canada counted 22 LNG liquefaction plant projects, of which 17 are located in British Columbia, representing a total design capacity of 325 mmtpa.

  • 30 June 2006

    Opposition Leader Mick Beddoes has called for the immediate removal of the stricken vessel Bulou ni Ceva from a reef in Rotuma to prevent an environmental disaster. He said there was a risk that oil and fuel from the ship would seep into the ocean if the Government did not speed up the removal process. […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Authorities & Government, Environment, Research & Development

    The potential for the development of offshore wind energy in Mauritius exists, however, it is important to take into consideration environmental aspects such as cyclones and tsunamis and the coral reef, as well as respecting the different phases of the supply chain, according to GE Renewable Energy’s Gautier de Martene. De Martene, who oversees strategic […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Project & Tenders

    Brazil’s Petrobras has announced results of drilling well 9-SES-187A (Petrobras nomenclature) / 9-BRSA-1278A-SES (ANP nomenclature), located in concession area BM-SEAL-10, blocks SEAL-M-347 and SEAL-M-424, in Sergipe Basin ultra-deep waters, off Brazil.  According to the company, results have confirmed the continuation of the light oil accumulation in turbidite sandstone in the Muriú area (from 38º to […]

  • 14 December 2009

    IMO Secretary-General Efthimios E. Mitropoulos expressed concern that adverse weather conditions and other contributing factors may bring about an accident to the supertanker Maran Centaurus – hijacked by pirates on 29 November 2009 with a cargo of 2 million barrels of crude oil – possibly resulting in an environmental catastrophe off the coast of Somalia, […]

  • 21 June 2013

    Energy Information Administration (EIA) states that in 2009 in the USA, natural gas accounted for 76% of the residential and commercial sectors’ energy needs, 40% of the industrial sector’s energy needs, 18% of electricity generation and 3% of the transportation sector’s energy needs. Natural gas with roughly half the carbon dioxide emissions as other fossil […]