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  • 6 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Director Michael R. Bromwich(Photo Left) delivered remarks at the 2011 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston, Texas.OTC is an international event, bringing together experts from around the world focusing on the development of offshore resources in the fields of drilling, exploration, production and environmental protection. Director […]

  • 19 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    The last year has been a turbulent time for the international logistics industry and has forced cargo owners, logistics handlers and many other key stakeholders to evaluate their operations. Today, efficiency and productivity are more important than ever before and businesses are looking at implementing new practices and technologies that ensure costs are reduced and […]

  • 9 July 2014

    On 23 August 2013, a Super Puma L2 helicopter, owned by CHC, on its way from the Borgsten Dolphin semi-submersible drilling rig, was on approach to Sumburgh Airport when it crashed. Four passengers were killed. That was the fifth accident in four years involving a helicopter carrying oil and gas industry personnel to and from […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Authorities & Government, Environment

    A new 2015 agreement on climate change, that will harness action by all nations, took a further important step forward in Lima following two weeks of negotiations by over 190 countries. Nations concluded by elaborating the elements of the new agreement, scheduled to be agreed in Paris in late 2015, while also agreeing the ground […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Authorities & Government, Environment

    A new 2015 agreement on climate change, that will harness action by all nations, took a further important step forward in Lima following two weeks of negotiations by over 190 countries. Nations concluded by elaborating the elements of the new agreement, scheduled to be agreed in Paris in late 2015, while also agreeing the ground […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    As the probability of an El Niño winter increases, Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego researchers are following the climate phenomenon as it develops off Southern California and finding that local readings closely hew to El Niño monitoring taking place at the equator. El Niño is a phenomenon characterized by warmer sea surface […]

  • 3 May 2019
    Equipment

    U.S. Interior Department is rolling back offshore well control rules in what it says is a push to reduce regulatory burden. The oil and gas industry groups have welcomed the rollback, while the environmental groups feel the move is a “hand out” to oil companies and will jeopardize offshore safety.

  • 29 August 2017

    Oil and gas companies are actively seeking to rebalance business portfolios and reorganize for the future, according to DNV GL research on the outlook for the industry this year.

  • 18 December 2013

    Governor Bobby Jindal, officials from the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), Department of Economic Development and the Baton Rouge Area Foundation (BRAF) joined leaders from the City of Baton Rouge, The Water Institute of the Gulf, Louisiana State University and other coastal research institutes to unveil plans for the establishment of The Water Campus […]

  • 4 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Limited (Ming Yang), a leading wind turbine manufacturer in China, announces its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012.  First Quarter 2012 Financial Highlights: Total wind turbine generators (“WTGs”) for which revenue was recognized amounted to an equivalent wind power project output of 120MW, or […]

  • 14 February 2013

    DCI Dredge XIX, a 5,500 cubic metre Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD), is the latest addition from IHC Merwede to the Indian dredging fleet and will help India prepare and maintain the standards they are setting themselves for their port services. The TSHD has been built for the Dredging Corporation of India Ltd (DCI), based […]

  • 9 May 2012

      Piracy and armed robbery against ships off the coast of Somalia, in the Gulf of Aden and the wider Indian Ocean will be high on the agenda when IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) meets at the Organization’s London Headquarters for its 90th session from 16 to 25 May 2012. A High-Level Segment will be […]

  • 23 September 2020
    Authorities & Government, Environment, Innovation, Regulation & policy, Research & Development, Rules & Regulation, Transition

    With the EU advancing on its plans to include international shipping in its Emissions Trading System (ETS), the pressure is on for the international maritime industry to introduce a market-wide measure to pay for its share of emissions. Under the plan, the EU wants to include the maritime sector into the trading scheme from January […]

  • 17 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Welcome to the second DredgingToday.com Podcast, with our host Rosie Moth of RedMeters.com.  In this episode we will be discussing the global dredging perspective with the Secretary General of the International Association of Dredging Companies, Rene Kolman, and Technical Consultant Murray Leach. The problems that are facing dredging on a global scale, ‘environmental and sustainability issues’ as one of the major obstacles in dredging, the Jones Act in the USA, dredging regulations, etc, are just some of the topics covered in this edition of […]

  • 4 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Limited (Ming Yang), a leading wind turbine manufacturer in China, announces its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012.  First Quarter 2012 Financial Highlights: Total wind turbine generators (“WTGs”) for which revenue was recognized amounted to an equivalent wind power project output of 120MW, or […]

  • 12 January 2016

    Globally some 250,000 jobs have been cut in the oil and gas industry, Bloomberg recently published, quoting Houston based industry consultant Graves & Co. More than 1,000 rigs now lay idle and the industry has reduced its spending by more than USD 100 billion this year to cope with oil prices that have fallen by more than half since 2014.

  • 29 November 2016
    Rules & Regulation

    As the global demand for commodities continues to increase and the Arctic summer sea ice continues shrinking, the shipping companies are already preparing for the possible surge in ship traffic on two major Arctic sea routes. Although it would not be possible to open the Northwest Passage in Canada and the Northern Sea Route in Russia year round, shipowners […]

  • 31 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Interim guidance for private maritime security companies (PMSCs) was agreed by IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC), when it met at the Organization’s London Headquarters for its 90th session from 16 to 25 May 2012. The MSC also adopted a resolution recommending operational measures aimed at enhancing the safety of large cruise passenger ships, as well […]

  • 9 March 2015

    Being awarded the concession to develop three French offshore wind farms is not only a great opportunity for EDF Energies Nouvelles (EDF EN) to further expand its renewables portfolio but also a great opportunity for the country’s industrial sector and offshore wind knowledge base. Offshore WIND interviews Béatrice Buffon, EDF EN Deputy Chief Executive Officer, […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    As part of the Obama Administration’s all-of-the-above strategy to deploy every available source of American energy, the Energy Department today announced $16 million for seventeen projects help sustainably and efficiently capture energy from waves, tides and currents. Together, these projects will increase the power production and reliability of wave and tidal devices and help gather […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    As part of the Obama Administration’s all-of-the-above strategy to deploy every available source of American energy, the Energy Department today announced $16 million for seventeen projects help sustainably and efficiently capture energy from waves, tides and currents. Together, these projects will increase the power production and reliability of wave and tidal devices and help gather […]

  • 23 November 2011

    Captain Seog Hae-gyun of the Republic of Korea, Master of the chemical tanker Samho Jewelry, has been presented with the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea 2011, for his decisive, brave and courageous actions to protect his ship and crew during a vicious pirate attack in the Indian Ocean, which left […]