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  • 9 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    A hybrid remotely operated vehicle developed by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) took the first known automated sample performed by a robotic arm in the ocean. Last month, an international team of researchers used one of WHOI’s underwater robots, Nereid Under Ice (NUI), to explore Kolumbo volcano, an active submarine volcano off Greece’s famed Santorini […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Oceanlinx has gone into liquidation, costing its shareholders around EUR 53 million (AUD 80 million), writes Australian news site. Namely, Australian wave energy developer went into administration earlier this year preceded by incident that affected the company financially. During the transportation of company’s prototype generator greenWAVE the buoyancy failed leaving the device stranded approximately one […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Australia is embarking on its biggest ever summer cruise season, with a record flotilla of cruise ships sailing Down Under over the coming months, including many newcomers. According to cruise industry body Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Australasia, 38 ships from its member cruise lines will sail in Australian waters this summer, with eight ships making their maiden […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Australia is embarking on its biggest ever summer cruise season, with a record flotilla of cruise ships sailing Down Under over the coming months, including many newcomers. According to cruise industry body Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Australasia, 38 ships from its member cruise lines will sail in Australian waters this summer, with eight ships making their maiden […]

  • 20 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The annual meeting of the Canal and River Trust’s North East Waterway Partnership will take place on November 26, in Castleford, West Yorkshire, from 12.00pm until 2pm. The event will enable people to discuss how, 200 years after they were built, the region’s canals and rivers can contribute to all areas of day-to-day life. Part of the plan, […]

  • 28 December 2010

    Abu Dhabi’s Zakum Development Company (ZADCO) is working at full stretch on the enormous expansion of drilling and production to achieve its… By Daniel Canty (arabianbusiness) [mappress] Source: arabianbusiness, December 28, 2010;

  • 13 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Troms Offshore Supply AS, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tidewater Inc., has informed that Tidewater has entered into agreements to purchase two PSV Vard 08 vessels under construction, hulls no 791 and 792 at the Vard Vung Tau yard in Vietnam. The vessels have a length overall of 81,70m and a breadth of 18,00m with a deck […]

  • 8 March 2013
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    On March 5, police searched the headquarters of the German wind developer Windreich, which is under investigation by the Stuttgart Public Prosecution Office, Frankfurter Allgemeine Wirtschaft reports. The Stuttgart Prosecution Office is investigating the wind farm developer, suspected of balance sheet manipulation, investment fraud, market manipulation and credit fraud. About 35 officers from the Office […]

  • 29 December 2010

    Is there a federal moratorium on offshore drilling in the Arctic or not?   Patti Epler (Alaska Dispatch) [mappress] Source:  Alaska Dispatch, December 29, 2010;

  • 31 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On the countdown to its centennial in 2014, the Panama Canal celebrates 14 years under Panamanian administration, characterized by its enhanced service to world maritime trade. “The Panama Canal has strengthened its role in international trade, while contributing to the country’s development,” said Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano. The Panamanian management model has enabled […]

  • 28 July 2014

    International speakers highlighted concerns about the safety of Chevron operations at a public meeting attended by over 300 people in Perth, Western Australia last week. The forum, hosted by the Maritime Union of Australia (WA Branch) and the International Transport Workers’ Federation, featured Mike Smith, a union official from the United Steelworkers’ Union Local 5 […]

  • 22 December 2006

    The Rolex Sydney Hobart is more than just a yacht race; it’s an institution. Since 1945, yachts have gathered in Sydney Harbour to race the 628 nautical miles to Hobart, Tasmania. The race has a pioneering spirit much like the people of Australia and that is why hundreds of spectator boats and millions of people […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The governments of Scotland and California have signed a joint agreement to work together to tackle climate change.

  • 14 November 2014

    CNOOC’s senior official is under investigation for suspected graft according to China’s top prosecutor.

  • 15 October 2014
    Equipment

    A UK-based international oil field services company, Expro, has secured a major new contract to supply a high rate well testing package and ancillary services for the INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project, offshore Australia. The contract, worth over $50m, will see Expro provide well testing, large bore subsea landing string, well intervention, fluid analysis and surface sampling […]

  • 27 April 2006

    SCOTTISH shipyards look set to lose out on expected future orders for two Type 45 destroyers worth

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Norwegian shipbuilder, Havyard, has taken a hit from cost overruns in ship construction, in spite of the rise in operating revenues in the fourth quarter of 2014. The negative EBIT of EUR 1.51 million (NOK 13 million) for this period was mainly due to construction of the Havyard 535 fishing vessel and the first […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Norwegian offshore wind and oil & gas services player, Reef Subsea, has filed a bankruptcy petition to Bergen District Court despite company’s efforts to restructure and cut costs in order to stay afloat in today’s challenging market. The company, established in February 2010 and 100% owned by Stavanger-based company HitecVision, is likely to be Norway’s first […]

  • 30 October 2015

    Energinet.dk has started the repair work on Anholt offshore wind farm export cable. The Danish transmission system operator is replacing two sections of the cable, the first 400 meters of the submarine cable from Grenå and the last 4 km before the substation. To remind, the 400MW Anholt offshore wind farm went offline on 21 […]

  • 10 July 2007

    All submarines and almost all surface ships could be withdrawn from Devonport Naval Base under plans being considered by the government. It is one of three options outlined in Westminster as part of the Ministry of Defence’s (MoD) naval review.

  • 6 March 2005

    The Norwegian tanker “Fjord Champion” was still on fire Sunday morning, but the fire was dying out, NRK reports. The crew of 28 were safely evaquated when the Norwegian tanker “Fjord Champion” caught fire late Friday evening, and the ship later drifted ashore near Mandal on the south coast.

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Bourbon SA has been placed under formal investigation following the arrest and investigation of its former tax manager under suspicion of bribery of foreign public officials. Namely, Bourbon’s former tax manager was arrested at the airport of Marseille-Provence while he was returning from Africa in possession of approximately 190,000 euros in cash in October 2012. Following the arrest, […]