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  • 31 August 2009

    Eight men accused of hijacking the Arctic Sea cargo ship have been charged with hijacking and piracy, Russian prosecutors have said. The men are suspected of seizing the ship and its 15-man Russian crew after raiding it disguised as police. The ship vanished last month days after leaving Finland with a cargo of timber. The […]

  • 2 August 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Research & Development, Technology

    Sea Puffin 1, the world’s first daughter craft based on surface-effect-ship (SES) technology, has kicked off two months of sea trials at Vattenfall’s Horns Rev 1 and Ørsted’s Horns Rev 2 offshore wind farms in the Danish North Sea.

  • 13 September 2010

    Assisted by the tugs Triton and Ukko the cruise vessel Allure of the Seas set to sea from STX Finland’s Turku shipyard for the first time on September 13, 2010. The vessel is undergoing sea trials, which are to continue towards the end of the week. The building has proceeded according to plan and delivery […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Equipment, Research & Development

    An Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV), known as SeaBED, has provided the first detailed, high-resolution 3-D maps of Antarctic sea ice. The new technology delivered accurate ice thickness measurements from areas that were previously too difficult to access. While most oceanographic survey instruments look down at the seafloor, SeaBED was fitted with an upward-looking sonar in […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    The first detailed, high-resolution 3-D maps of Antarctic sea ice have been developed using an underwater robot. Scientists from the UK, USA and Australia say the new technology provides accurate ice thickness measurements from areas that were previously too difficult to access. The results, published this week in the journal Nature Geoscience, step up the […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    In today’s spotted we bring you an image of the three Oasis-class ships, owned by Miami-based cruise company Royal Caribbean International (RCI), that came together off Florida to celebrate the US arrival of the Harmony of the Seas on November 4, 2016. The three cruise ships, the Oasis of the Seas, the Allure of the […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Cyprus-headquartered Deep Sea Supply has announced multiple contract awards with “an international major subsea contractor” for a total duration of approximately 1000 vessel days. The three PSVs of PX105 design “Sea Spider”, “Sea Springer” and “Sea Spark” have been awarded contracts for ten, ten and four months, respectively. The AHTS “Sea Lynx” has been awarded […]

  • 10 February 2015

    N-Sea, the Inspection, Maintenance and Repair (IMR) specialist, has launched its third diving support vessel. The Edradour represents a £1.5 million investment for the company and will be immediately utilised in its industry-leading IMR operations in the North Sea, as well as in The Netherlands and Germany. Launched in Aberdeen Harbour at the beginning of […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Deep Sea Supply  has been awarded a contract for its ‘Sea Supra’ platform supply vessel. The company did not reveal the name of the client but said the contract was signed with an international oil company for operation in the Mediterranean Sea. Deep Sea Supply also said that the agreed contract period was for 140 […]

  • 26 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    SeaRoc Group has announced the hiring of a new Business Analyst to take the lead on client focused product development. Mark Lawrence has been confirmed as the new Software Business Analyst who will be responsible for building the roadmap of development for the company’s SeaPlanner software solutions based on industry and client requirements. Working with […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology, Vessels

    Sea Power, an Ireland-based wave energy developer, has towed out its wave energy device from Foynes Harbour into the Galway Bay, Ireland.

  • 11 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Royal Caribbean’s new cruise ship Anthem of the Seas was safely and successfully conveyed to the open sea, the ship’s builder, Germany’s Meyer Verft informed. The river passage started in Papenburg on Tuesday, March 10 at about 14.30 pm. At around 3.15 am today the ship passed the river Ems barrier in Gandersum. In the […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    DONG Energy and Siemens have signed an agreement with Belgian GeoSea stating that GeoSea will acquire the full ownership of A2SEA. A2SEA will continue to operate out of Denmark with offshore wind turbine service and installation. DONG Energy and Siemens have been owners of A2SEA since 2009, when both companies needed to consolidate their position […]

  • 27 January 2014

    Deep Sea Supply today took delivery of the Platform Supply Vessel “Sea Spider” of PX 105 design from Sinopacific Shipyard. The PX105 design is a large platform supply vessel with accommodation for 23 people. The vessels is 88.9 metre long and 19 metre wide. With a DWT of 4,700 tonnes the vessel comes with the […]

  • 6 December 2017

    Eleven oil and gas companies have applied for production licenses in the 24th licensing round on the Norwegian shelf. A total of 102 blocks or parts of blocks were announced in this licensing round. Of these, nine are in the Norwegian Sea and 93 in the Barents Sea. Torgeir Stordal, exploration director in the Norwegian Petroleum […]

  • 13 March 2017

    After the Norwegian government invited oil companies to nominate blocks for the 24th licensing round in August last year, it has now proposed a total of 102 nominated blocks for public consultation. The Norwegian government said on Monday that 93 blocks are in the Barents Sea while the remaining nine blocks are in the Norwegian Sea. Before […]

  • 7 February 2017

    Seafarers on board the chemical tanker, Sea Emperor that was held at Fawley Port, the UK, were found to be without warm clothing for days and their wages unpaid for three months,  according to Catholic charity Apostleship of the Sea (AoS). The Marshall Islands-flagged ship, built in 2008, was detained by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency on January […]

  • 24 June 2014

    Tomorrow, A2SEA celebrates the new offshore installation vessel SEA CHALLENGER in Esbjerg. Mid May, SEA CHALLENGER arrived in Esbjerg. At the moment she is mobilising for the first project – installation of 35 Siemens 6MW turbines on DONG Energy’s project Westermost Rough. On Wednesday 25 June, members for the board of A2SEA and a wide range […]

  • 29 August 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    N-Sea, a subsea IMR provider, has began work in the Cameroonian offshore market, via a contract win with Jumbo Offshore, a Dutch offshore lifting and transportation company. With phase one completed in mid-July, the project takes place off the shores of Cameroon’s South Province, as a part of the Hilli Episeyo subsea soft yoke installation. […]

  • 11 January 2018

    Never before has so much gas been sold from the Norwegian shelf as was the case in 2017, according to a report by the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD). 

  • 9 December 2005

    port’s last line of defense against a terrorist bomb. When the siren wailed, police stopped the truck inside a terminal at Newport News, and U.S. customs agents moved in for a closer look. The search was almost routine.

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas has completed the first round of sea trials.