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  • 2 October 2014
    Rules & Regulation

    As more and more ships venture into the Arctic, resources to cope with search and rescue operations along with potential environmental cleanups are lacking. Speaking at IUMI conference in Hong Kong, Stein Are Hansen, head of department, loss prevention and emergency response, Norwegian Hull Club, said: “Humans make mistakes. Have we really thought about the […]

  • 2 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Low freight rates and a challenging market are concerns for ship managers as they begin 2013. A survey of members of InterManager, the international trade association for the ship and crew management industry, has identified the main concerns affecting the industry as it begins the New Year. In addition to fears about how challenging market […]

  • 10 August 2009

    Serica Energy has announced it has struck the first find offshore Ireland for almost 30 years after revealing the results of its Bandon offshore exploration well.

  • 12 October 2011
    Business & Finance

      The Maritime Authority of Jamaica, and other key players in the country’s shipping industry, have spoken out in support of the need for more effective international measures to tackle piracy and added its voice to calls for greater resources to rid the high seas of this increasing threat. Speaking at a high profile luncheon […]

  • 13 July 2011

    Flooding is a global phenomenon that has continued to constitute a major threat to cities and indeed nations across the world. At present… (vanguardngr) [mappress] Source: vanguardngr, July 13, 2011;

  • 25 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    BIMCO’s Documentary Committee, chaired by Mr Karel Stes, gathered in Singapore for its spring meeting on 23 April. The Committee’s contract experts reviewed a number of new contracts and clauses dealing with a wide variety of topical subjects ranging from wind farms to solid bulk cargoes that can liquefy. A new standard pooling agreement was […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    An estimated 11.2 billion tonnes of solid waste is collected worldwide every year and its degeneration contributes to about five per cent of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. DP World and Hutchison Port Holdings Limited (HPH) have joined forces to combat global warming in a Waste Reduction Campaign that will multiply the effect of their individual […]

  • 2 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The importance of having a variety of capabilities in subsea services is the focus of a new campaign by Dutch geo-services company Fugro. Every two weeks throughout the remainder of 2015, Fugro Subsea will spotlight a different challenge faced by companies that develop, install and operate seabed assets such as wind turbine foundations, pipelines and […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    DEME Environmental Contractors (DEC), the environmental specialists of DEME, is installing a plastic collector on the river Scheldt on behalf of the Vlaamse Waterweg (the Flemish authority responsible for waterways in Flanders). A combination of a fixed and mobile installation will be tested for a year to collect waste from the water. To tackle the […]

  • 5 May 2009

    Firefighters have put out a blaze on a Royal Navy helicopter carrier at Falmouth docks in Cornwall. The fire is believed to have started when a number of rags caught fire on the lower decks of Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) Argus. Firefighters investigated using breathing apparatus, a water jet and a thermal image camera.

  • 6 June 2008

    Total has agreed to take over the deepwater Absheron exploration block in the Azeri sector of the Caspian Sea offshore Baku. The French oil major is to take 60% of the equity in the production sharing agreement area with Azerbaijan’s stake oil company SOCAR holding the remainder, under the terms of a heads of agreement […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ten community leaders have signed agreements to help further restore their severely eroded coastline during a high level event organised by the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF) of Indonesia and the public private Consortium Building with Nature (BwN) in Demak. At the multi-stakeholder event, the Dutch embassy in Indonesia and the Governor of […]

  • 18 April 2008

    The sister ship of the stranded Riverdance ferry is being inspected by workers to help formulate plans to dismantle the beached vessel. The firm tasked with dismantling the ferry, which is grounded on a Blackpool beach, took over the site on Monday.

  • 25 January 2007

    The first international plan to try and stop the overfishing of tuna has been adopted by regulators meeting in Japan. The plan called for better monitoring and co-ordination across regions, as well as action against illegal fishing.

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    A consignment of 1,700 tonnes of rock has been delivered by barge to Pagham Beach. Arun District Council has started work to shore up the revetment, position rock and recharge the beach at Pagham Harbor. Over the past few weeks, engineers from Arun District Council have been working with contractors Earlcoate to shift shingle in […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has published a report containing the main findings and conclusions of the public consultation undertaken by the IMO on the reduction of administrative burdens in maritime regulations. 60% of those involved in the online consultation named ‘Have Your Say,’ which ran from May to October 2013, were ship masters, senior officers […]

  • 18 February 2013

    The search for enough skilled workers to meet the future demands of the East of England energy industry has prompted one recruitment business to rename and relaunch itself ready for the challenges ahead. Inspired by its own slogan, Beccles-based PDS will from this week be known as People With Energy (PWE Recruitment Group Ltd) focusing […]

  • 18 February 2013

    The search for enough skilled workers to meet the future demands of the East of England energy industry has prompted one recruitment business to rename and relaunch itself ready for the challenges ahead. Inspired by its own slogan, Beccles-based PDS will from this week be known as People With Energy (PWE Recruitment Group Ltd) focusing […]

  • 9 January 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Three French companies and one university have joined forces in a collaborative project focused on solving grid stability issues associated with tidal power generation for off-grid areas.

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Long term data (1967 to 2012) available by aerial photographs and satellite images shows that about 11% of the Mauritius coastal areas have been eroded, with severe erosion at Albion, Bel Ombre and Mon Choisy, while over the last ten years, an average decrease from 50 % to 27 % of live coral in the […]

  • 5 October 2006

    A shipyard in Cumbria is holding a recruitment drive to enlist dozens of new workers. Up to 60 jobs are being created at BAE systems in Barrow for the fitting out of a Royal Navy nuclear submarine. Advertisements have now been placed in local job centres in an attempt to plug the urgent need for […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dutch Vroon’s car carriers Monza Express and Sepang Express have recently completed dry-dockings and first special surveys at two shipyards in China. Monza Express docked at the IMC-YY yard on Zoushan Island, while Sepang Express spent ten days at the Haizhou shipyard on Daishan Island. During these dockings, both vessels were fitted with Coriolis flow […]