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  • 15 January 2008

    The crew of a Western Isles trawler will decide in the next few weeks whether to return to the northwest coast of Africa to fish. They spent a trial period sailing out of the port of Dhakla in southern Morocco late last year because their EU fishing quota was too small.

  • 27 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Infrastructure

    Wison Offshore & Marine and Western LNG have entered into a technical service agreement (TSA) regarding a new floating liquefied natural gas project being developed by Western in British Columbia, Canada.

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Oslo-listed dry bulk specialist Western Bulk is closing its Panamax business unit, after its chartering arm did not succeed in creating the expected synergies between the Supramax and Panamax divisions. In its Net TC Margin Report for March, Western Bulk said that WB Chartering, predominantly an operator of Supramax/Ultramax and Handysize vessels, has since 2012 had a separate business […]

  • 5 September 2017

    Western Australia, home to several giant liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects, has announced a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing as it examines the potential risks associated with the drilling technique. The government of the largest state in Australia has implemented its ban on fracking for existing and future petroleum titles in the South-West, Peel and Perth metropolitan regions. […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Oslo-listed dry bulk shipping company Western Bulk’s Chartering division increased its contract coverage for 2015 and thereby reduced its market exposure in the fourth quarter of 2014. By booking forward cargo contracts in Q4-14, the 2015 contract coverage for the firm chartered-in tonnage reached 94% by the end of Q4-14, compared to just 36% in the beginning […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Western Bulk appoints Hans Aasnæs as the new Chief Executive Officer of the company. 

  • 9 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Six new 37,000 dwt bulk carriers joined Western’s fleet from Hyundai Mipo Dockyard . Vessels are 187 meters long, 28.6 meters wide, 10.4 meters draught, having 49,300 cubic feet in cargo capacity, powered by Hyundai Man B&W 6S46MC.C8 main engines of 7700 KW power at 120 r.p.m. The vessels has five cargo holds and a […]

  • 30 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    Western Marine Group has handed over one catamaran type passenger ship named ‘Western Cruise’ to Chittagong Boat Club (CBC) on  29 January 2012. The ship was handed over to the Chief Guest of the event Vice Admiral Zahir Uddin Ahmed, Chief of the Naval Staff through a mezban festive, a traditional celebration in Chittagong. Begum […]

  • 29 January 2012

    Western Marine Group has handed over one catamaran type passenger ship named ‘Western Cruise’ to Chittagong Boat Club (CBC) today, 29 January 2012. The ship was handed over to the Chief Guest of the event Vice Admiral Zahir Uddin Ahmed, Chief of the Naval Staff through a mezban festive, a traditional celebration in Chittagong. Begum […]

  • 28 January 2020
    Storage

    Ofgem has launched an investigation into National Grid and Scottish Power Transmission for the delivery and ongoing operation of the Western Link high-voltage direct current subsea cable.

  • 19 June 2015

    Stonehenge Metals Limited has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Yanchep Beach Joint Venture (YBJV)for collaboration on the development of a Protean Wave Energy Converter (WEC) wave farm off the coast of Western Australia. YBJV is part of one of the largest metropolitan urban development projects in Australia, SunCity, at Yanchep in Perth’s northern coastal transport corridor. […]

  • 19 January 2018

    WesternGeco is exiting the business of marine and land seismic acquisition

  • 22 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Malaysian offshore services provider Bumi Armada Berhad has, through its wholly owned subsidiary Armada Balnaves Pte Ltd (ABPL), filed and served a Statement of Claim in the Supreme Court of Western Australia against the Australian oil and gas company Woodside following a notice to terminate a charter deal. In a statement released yesterday, ABPL made […]

  • 2 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian dry bulk operator Western Bulk ASA has sold its wholly-owned subsidiary Western Bulk Chartering in an attempt to stay financially viable. “The company is exposed to an increasingly challenging market situation with dramatically low dry bulk charter rates and guarantees granted by group companies for charters for certain ship owners. This has resulted in significant […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Storage

    Scottish and Southern Energy Power Distribution (SSEPD) is establishing a Western Isles renewable energy steering group. The group, which will include representatives from the Comhairle, developers and Community Energy Scotland, will explore opportunities for making best use of the existing electricity network and for connecting additional renewables on the islands ahead of network reinforcement. It […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Storage

    Scottish and Southern Energy Power Distribution (SSEPD) is establishing a Western Isles renewable energy steering group. The group, which will include representatives from the Comhairle, developers and Community Energy Scotland, will explore opportunities for making best use of the existing electricity network and for connecting additional renewables on the islands ahead of network reinforcement. It […]

  • 25 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Western Bulk missed its performance target due to losses seen in its Chile business unit.

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Western Australian Marine Science Institution (WAMSI) has just announced an article named ‘Can Environmental Windows be effective in managing effects of dredging?’.  An examination of whether dredging operations suspended during generic windows of environmental sensitivity could reduce the impacts on marine life has found the marine invertebrates, seagrasses and macroalgae too diverse to be covered […]

  • 8 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Western Bulk made a profit of USD 4.3 million in 2017, recovering from the loss of USD 20.1 million in 2016.

  • 21 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Western Bulk has availed of the recovery of the dry bulk market to bounce back to profit.

  • 4 September 2007

    A boat carrying about 40 people has capsized in a river in western Nepal, near the Indian border. Three people are known to have drowned and 25 are missing after the accident in Banke district, police say.

  • 8 September 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    Cable laying vessel Giulio Verne and support vessel Go Pegasus are continuing with installation and survey work in the Irish Sea along the Western HVDC Link cable route, AWJ Marine informs. The Western Link Project consists of installing two 600 kV DC submarine cables in the Irish Sea from Ardneil (Scotland) to Wirral (England) for […]