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  • 6 October 2014

    The photo has been taken before a tropical storm by Bourbon Orca’s workers located in the Mediterranean Sea. The workers said that in just a few minutes the wind went from 10 knots to over 50 knots. Bourbon Orca is currently moored at the port of Marsaxlokk, in the south-eastern part of Malta. A tropical […]

  • 5 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    US-based transporter Tropical Shipping is set to launch a container shipping service from the Canadian Port of Halifax on January 9, 2017. The company’s 1,118 TEU containership Vega Omega will depart Halterm International Container Terminal in Canada, “bringing improved import and export connectivity to customers in Florida, The Bahamas, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean.” According to […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Long-term observations indicate that the oxygen minimum zones in the tropical oceans have expanded in recent decades. The reason is still unknown. The scientists at the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel and the Collaborative Research Centre 754 “Climate – Biogeochemical Interactions in the Tropical Ocean” have found an explanation with the help of […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    A subsidiary of Saltchuk Resources, one of the nation’s leading transportation and petroleum distribution companies, has entered into a binding purchase & sale agreement to acquire Tropical Shipping and its related companies. The acquisition includes the premier shipping and logistics company for the Bahamas and Caribbean, Tropical Shipping and all of its related transportation, consolidation […]

  • 6 March 2017

    Shipping operations have been resumed in Port of Darwin, northern Australia, following the passing of a tropical low, GAC informed.   The tropical low was expected to develop into a tropical cyclone, affecting Darwin and Wyndham ports. On March 4, the Australian Bureau of Meteorology  (BOM) said that the cyclone warning was extended to coastal areas of […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Shell Oil Co, the US arm of Royal Dutch Shell, has decided to remove all non-essential workers from its rigs in the Gulf of Mexico in preparation of a low-pressure storm with an 80% chance of turning into a tropical cyclone within the next 48 hours, Reuters reports. The removal of the non-essential personnel would […]

  • 28 March 2017

    Even though tropical islands have an opportunity to transition to 100% renewable energy by having great access to renewable energy sources like wind and solar, there are constraints keeping them away from reaching this goal and ocean energy could be one of the solutions that could make these islands fully-powered by renewables.

  • 26 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Commissioners for the Port of Palm Beach District has approved a new 10-year contract with its largest tenant, Tropical Shipping. The agreement includes options for both parties to extend the partnership with four 5-year terms. As Tropical will be adding six new vessels to its fleet in 2018, the contract will raise […]

  • 17 April 2015

    Global energy companies have joined forces to fund new research aimed at advancing tropical cyclone forecasting in Northern Australia to further improve offshore safety and mitigate costly disruptions to operations.

  • 15 June 2015

    The U.S. National Hurricane Center has warned that there is a high possibility a tropical disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico could become a tropical cyclone. According to Reuters, the oil giant Shell yesterday evacuated non-essential personnel from its Gulf of Mexico installations. “Shell has initiated efforts to reduce non-essential personnel on some offshore assets […]

  • 4 October 2013

    Oil companies operating in the Gulf of Mexico are evacuating its workers ahead of the tropical storm Karen. According to Bloomberg, BP, Chevron and Shall began the personnel removal from the offshore facilities located in the storm’s way. ExxonMobil and Anadarko have reduced production from its GoM facilities. The Coast Guard has advised mariners and […]

  • 13 November 2012
    Technology

    A ground-breaking Memorandum of Understanding to create the world’s first tropical environment focussed tidal energy research centre in Darwin has been signed by Tenax Energy Pty Ltd (“Tenax Energy”) and Charles Darwin University (CDU).  The Testing Centre (and associated Pilot Plant), is the first step towards delivering affordable tidal energy to Darwin by the end […]

  • 7 June 2012
    Research & Development

    As wind energy production expands around the world, an increasing number of onshore and offshore wind farms are proposed which would lie in tropical cyclone-affected areas, mainly in the U.S., China, Korea and Japan. A properly designed wind farm should be able to withstand the severe storms that are likely to affect it within its […]

  • 17 April 2015
    Equipment

    Global energy companies have joined forces to fund new research aimed at advancing tropical cyclone forecasting in Northern Australia to further improve offshore safety and mitigate costly disruptions to operations. Results from the industry-driven research are expected to enhance tropical cyclone response planning and public weather forecasting services for the wider community. The Industry Technology […]

  • 13 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A ground-breaking Memorandum of Understanding to create the world’s first tropical environment focussed tidal energy research centre in Darwin has been signed by Tenax Energy Pty Ltd (“Tenax Energy”) and Charles Darwin University (CDU). The Testing Centre (and associated Pilot Plant), is the first step towards delivering affordable tidal energy to Darwin by the end […]

  • 7 June 2012
    Research & Development

    As wind energy production expands around the world, an increasing number of onshore and offshore wind farms are proposed which would lie in tropical cyclone-affected areas, mainly in the U.S., China, Korea and Japan. A properly designed wind farm should be able to withstand the severe storms that are likely to affect it within its […]

  • 16 May 2017

    New research from Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology, in partnership with the oil and gas industry, is aiming to deliver better tropical cyclone forecasts for offshore facilities to improve safety and reduce costs. The Bureau of Meteorology said on Tuesday that the two-year research program, jointly funded by Shell, Woodside, Chevron, and Inpex, developed new meteorological […]

  • 3 August 2006

    Five Miami-based cruise ships have changed their itineraries to avoid Tropical Storm Chris. (Royal Caribbean’s Navigator of the Seas, Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas, Carnival Cruise Lines’ Valor, Carnival’s Triumph, Carnival’s Elation.) Forecasters have issued a hurricane watch for the southeastern Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos islands as Tropical Storm Chris threatens to […]

  • 18 April 2012
    Technology

    As wind energy production expands around the world, an increasing number of onshore and offshore wind farms are proposed which would lie in cyclone-affected areas, mainly in China, Korea, Japan and the U.S. A properly designed wind farm should be able to withstand the tropical storms that are likely to affect it within its lifetime. […]

  • 10 January 2018

    Western Australia’s Port of Broome has closed to shipping in anticipation of cyclonic impact.

  • 25 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Power and Water has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Tenax Energy to build a 2MW tidal energy plant and tidal energy testing centre. The move brings a tropical tidal energy supply for the Top End a step closer. Power and Water’s Manager Sustainable Energy Trevor Horman said Power and Water was very interested in […]

  • 16 June 2015

    A weather formation that was threatening to turn into a tropical storm over the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, did just that. It has been named Tropical Storm Bill, and it is now on its way to Texas. Offshore Energy Today, citing Reuters, yesterday reported that Shell had evacuated non-essential personnel from its offshore facilities in the […]