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  • 28 September 2015
    Environment, Research & Development

    Offshore wind farms which are to be built in waters around the UK could pose a greater threat to protected populations of gannets than previously thought, research led by the University of Leeds says. It was previously thought that gannets, which breed in the UK between April and September each year, generally flew well below […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has begun a new study to conduct real-time, independent observations and data collection during construction of offshore wind turbines. Field work took place in August and September of this year through the Real-time Opportunity for Development Environmental Observations study, or RODEO, which is taking direct measurements of […]

  • 23 October 2014

    IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) approved the Third IMO GHG Study 2014 providing updated estimates for greenhouse gas emissions from ships at its 67th session from 13 to 17 October 2014, at IMO Headquarters in London. The Third IMO GHG Study 2014 estimates that international shipping emitted 796 million tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) in 2012, against […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    The government of Barbados has invited expressions of interest for a wide range of studies that would ultimately lead to the construction of a large-scale offshore wind (bottom-fixed or floating) or ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) project.

  • 27 October 2015
    Environment, Research & Development

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is inviting ideas for its Environmental Studies Development Plan for the fiscal year 2017. BOEM is responsible for ensuring that the effects on the natural and human environment are taken into consideration during the leasing and development of oil, natural gas, renewable energy and marine mineral resources on […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    New work to assess the environmental impacts of wastes from mining operations which have been disposed into the marine environment is set to begin shortly. The work will be undertaken by a dedicated working group, established by the Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Environmental Protection (GESAMP). GESAMP, which is a […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has begun a new study to conduct real-time, independent observations and data collection during construction of offshore wind turbines. Field work took place in August and September of this year through the Real-time Opportunity for Development Environmental Observations study, or RODEO, which is taking direct measurements of […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Business & Finance

    A new study in Denmark, published on 26 June, says that every 1 GW of offshore wind set up in Denmark secures 14,600 full-time jobs. The study, released by Danish Shipping, Danish Energy and Wind Denmark, has investigated what investments in offshore wind can create in terms of employment throughout the value chain, from production […]

  • 6 February 2006

    Transocean Inc. (NYSE:RIG) today announced that Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN) has awarded the company’s Fifth-Generation, ultra-deepwater drillship Deepwater Discovery a minimum three-year contract for drilling operations offshore Brazil.

  • 24 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environmental Protection is partnering with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to host a meeting next week to gather input on a comprehensive study that will evaluate ways to better protect Back Bays and other tidal coastal areas from storms and flooding. USACE and DEP are launching the three-year Back Bays Flood Risk […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Timing of dredging is the key to helping preserve one of the world’s most productive and important ecosystems – seagrass meadows, reports QUT (Queensland University of Technology). According to the QUT, seagrass meadows are among the most underappreciated but most important ecosystems in the world. They are disappearing at the same rate as tropical rainforests […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Huelva Port Authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Huelva) and Research Foundation of the University of Seville are entering a research project to evaluate the benefits of dredging in the ecosystem of the estuary of Huelva. The announcement was made yesterday at a joint press briefing by Javier Barrero, president of the port, and Manuel Enrique Figueroa, professor of ecology at the […]

  • 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.

  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A global study has assessed the potential risk from dredging to coastal fish and fisheries and identified guidelines that could protect 95 per cent of fishes from dredging‐induced mortality. Dredging operations worldwide are forecast to intensify in the future to meet the demands of an increasing rate of coastal development and shipping activities and up […]

  • 27 February 2018

    The City of Highland Park has been working with both Lake and Cook Counties, Illinois Department of Natural Resources and the US Army Corps of Engineers on a long-term flood mitigation solution following several floods that devastated parts of Highland Park and dozens of communities throughout the region. According to the city, a comprehensive regional […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Research & Development

    A new study into decommissioning opportunities in the oil and gas sector has been published on Monday. Energy ports and supply chain companies across Scotland are expected to benefit from the study, Highlands and Island Enterprise (HIE) said. The study focuses primarily on oil and gas floating assets including FPSO platforms, MODUs and semi-submersible platforms, which could […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Scientists from the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) have published a landmark study bringing together nearly half a century of UK seabed grab survey data. These data originate from multiple sources in industry and government, and their collation and standardisation represents a significant opportunity to better understand and protect the marine environment. […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Results from a new dredging study in Western Australia’s Dampier Archipelago provide, for the first time, a framework for assessing likely impacts of dredging on coral populations, and for evaluating the timeframes and likelihood of population recovery from impacts. In April 2014 and March 2015 studies of coral populations were undertaken at Enderby and West […]

  • 26 June 2015

    Shoreline has signed a contract with Statoil for studies of O&M marine logistics strategies for offshore wind project. The main scope of the study includes simulation and subsequent investigation of alternative strategies for marine logistics and manning during the operational phase using MAINTSYS, the computer based simulation software developed by Shoreline. The study includes estimation […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Research & Development

    The cost of producing electricity via wind power is expected to fall 24-30 percent by 2030 and 35-41 percent by 2050, according to a new survey which covered three wind power applications: onshore wind, fixed-bottom offshore wind, and floating offshore wind. Cost reductions are anticipated as a function of continued advancements in wind energy technology. The findings […]

  • 12 December 2019

    The study finds there is a strong ROI for LNG-fuelled VLCCs.

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Cardno’s marine and freshwater ecology group is currently undertaking statistical analyses and reporting of ‘sponge garden’ habitat in Melbourne’s Port Phillip Heads. The work will determine the trajectory of recovery of the habitat affected by dredging associated with the deepening of the entrance channel into Port Phillip. Cardno will examine images collected by Professional Diving […]