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  • 8 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    With Humboldt Bay Harbor considered integral to reviving the economy of this coastal town north of San Francisco, keeping shipping lanes dredged and accessible to international cargo is a top priority for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ San Francisco District, which along with community leaders and business owners, sees the mission as key to […]

  • 2 September 2011

    The Government has increased budgetary allocation to the agricultural sector to Kshs 97 billion this financial year to boost the growth of… (kbc) [mappress] Source: kbc, September 2, 2011;

  • 6 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    UAE-based Oceanic Marine Contractors (OMC) has taken delivery of its state-of-the-art Oceanic 5000, which will service the offshore oil and gas construction sector. The vessel, the largest of its type in the region, is designed for worldwide operations and will focus on the installation and removal of subsea pipelines and offshore structures. The multi-purpose, GL […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Offshore Technology Conference Asia, or OTC Asia 2014, was launched in a spectacular ceremony in the presence of Yang Amat Berhormat Dato’ Seri Najib Tun Haji Abdul Razak, the Honourable Prime Minister of Malaysia. Held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre from 25 March to 28 March, OTC Asia 2014 looks set to become […]

  • 17 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Greece is to inaugurate the first shore-to-ship electrical supply connection in Eastern Mediterranean.

  • 4 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The South Asia, Middle East and North Africa (Samena) Telecommunications Council has appointed Gulf Bridge International (GBI) as the inaugural Subsea Working Group chair and the David Ross Group as the co-chair at this week’s conference: “The Role of ICT in Driving Economic Growth.” The working group will focus on the region’s submarine cable networks, […]

  • 6 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    UAE-based Oceanic Marine Contractors (OMC) has taken delivery of its state-of-the-art Oceanic 5000, which will service the offshore oil and gas construction sector. The vessel, the largest of its type in the region, is designed for worldwide operations and will focus on the installation and removal of subsea pipelines and offshore structures. Built at the […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Authorities & Government

    The EU Committee of Regions (CoR) has called for greater public and private support for ocean energy to boost economic growth and secure jobs in the EU’s regions. CoR argues that greater commitment would boost energy security and enable the European Union to retain its competitive advantage in a pioneering sector. The opinion, which was drafted […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    DNV GL’s regional managers bring a wealth of experience from their respective legacy organisations. These appointments are intended to ensure a strong organisation that is built on the experience of its people and able to meet its customers’ needs from day one. Half of the managers will continue in a position similar to that which […]

  • 24 February 2013

    Champions of the region’s growing green energy industry are to be celebrated at an awards ceremony. The Humber Renewables Awards will be staged with a ceremony at The Deep in Hull. The event is the only one of its type dedicated to the area’s emerging renewable energy sector. First held last year, the awards return […]

  • 15 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Seatronics, an Acteon company, has appointed Janelle Pence as vice president for the USA region. Pence will be responsible for managing and developing Seatronics’ business with a particular focus on developing long-term partnerships with the remotely operated vehicle (ROV) and survey community in the Gulf of Mexico, the company said. Pence has more than 14 years […]

  • 21 November 2007

    A worrying trend in the increasing intensity and ferocity of pirate attacks on commercial shipping vessels has put the regional shipping industry on high alert, as attacks on container, vehicle and general cargo ships continue to rise.

  • 1 April 2014

      Speaking at the ADB Pacific business media summit last week in Sydney, Australia, ADB’s senior Pacific energy specialist Anthony Maxwell stressed the fact that renewables are becoming more viable for Pacific Island countries, writes Solomon Star news site. He said that wave energy is in a similar position as solar power 10-15 years ago, […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Equipment

    Oilfield service company ROMAR International has appointed STEP Oiltools as its agent in the Caspian region, in a two year agreement. STEP Oiltools already promotes ROMAR’s range of magnetic separation products in Norway, South East Asia and the Middle East in a highly successful arrangement between the two companies. As well as the new deal […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has appointed Francisco Villagran to a new role as Regional Operations Manager, Americas with effect from 1st October 2012. The new appointment is a promotion for Francisco Villagran who was previously Regional Operations Manager for South America. In his new consolidated role Francisco is aiming […]

  • 21 October 2011

    A&P TYNE is part of a newly-launched North East “Super Group” formed to tell global business just how deep the region’s talent pool is in the growth area of renewable energy. The influential band of companies – united under the name Energi Coast – aim to demonstrate the region’s ability to service the entire needs […]

  • 21 October 2011

    A&P TYNE is part of a newly-launched North East “Super Group” formed to tell global business just how deep the region’s talent pool is in the growth area of renewable energy. The influential band of companies – united under the name Energi Coast – aim to demonstrate the region’s ability to service the entire needs […]

  • 12 October 2011

    MPs from Yorkshire and the Humber are being asked to support plans for a 2,600 turbine wind farm which could be built 100 miles off the…   (bbc) [mappress] Source: bbc, October 12, 2011

  • 18 June 2010

    Energy Minister Charles Hendry has unveiled plans for a regional network of offshore marine energy centres in a policy speech. Speaking on the theme of energy security and how to decarbonise UK society, Hendry pledged to make the Con-Lib government “a green coalition”

  • 28 March 2012

    At a recent meeting held by the Danish Maritime Authority, safety of navigation in the Arctic regions was discussed. The Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators (AECO), the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) and the Danish Maritime Authority recently met with the Government of Greenland and Visit Greenland to discuss safety of navigation […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. has started new car carrier services that transport vehicles produced in Mexico to ports in NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) region. MOL launched the new services from both the East and West Coast of Mexico to the United States, the largest destination of Mexican made vehicles, to meet increased customers’ […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mr. Jim Konopasek, president of Maritime Design, Inc. (Ponte Vedra Beach, Fl) since 1983 has recently completed and attained certification from the American Bureau of Shipping in the design and construction of LNG carriers at the ABS Shanghai, China office. Maritime Design, Inc. offers to assist Jones Act vessel owners and operators in conveying their […]