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Posted: over 4 years ago

Captain Sentenced to Two Years for Prestige Disaster

The captain, the British insurer and the owner of the Prestige tanker that sank in 2002 off Galicia,...

Posted: over 4 years ago
Posted: over 6 years ago

The Philippines: Disaster Preparedness Efforts Include Dredging, Senator Says

Senator Loren Legarda today noted better disaster preparedness efforts during the onslaught of Typho...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 6 years ago
Posted: over 6 years ago

Record Investment in Flood and Disaster Mitigation Projects (Australia)

Giant earthen levees will rise, new drainage systems will be built and more early warning systems de...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 6 years ago
Posted: over 6 years ago

34th Anniversary of Norway’s biggest offshore disaster

Norway’s biggest offshore disaster occurred just before 18.30 on 27 March 1980. The Alexander L Kiel...

Posted: over 6 years ago
Posted: over 7 years ago

AMCS Welcomes Inquiry Into Gladstone Disaster (Australia)

The Australian Marine Conservation Society has welcomed the announcement of an inquiry into the leak...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 7 years ago
Posted: over 7 years ago

Greens: Abbot Point Project – Environmental Disaster for GBR (Australia)

The federal government is daring the World Heritage Committee to put the Great Barrier Reef on its e...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 7 years ago
Posted: over 7 years ago

Deltares, CEMADEN Collaborate on Natural Disaster Prevention in Brazil

Deltares and CEMADEN are teaming up to improve predictions of natural disasters such as floods and l...

Posted: over 7 years ago
Posted: over 7 years ago

GoM Ecosystem Will Need Decades to Recover from Deepwater Horizon Disaster, Report

The deep­sea soft-sediment ecosystem in the immediate area of the 2010’s Deepwater Horizon well head...

Posted: over 7 years ago
Posted: over 7 years ago

Piper Alpha: 25th Anniversary of the World’s Worst Offshore Disaster (VIDEO)

Saturday, July 6, 2013 marked the 25th anniversary of the largest disaster in the history of offshor...

Posted: over 7 years ago
Posted: over 7 years ago

Exxon Mobil Supports Oklahoma Tornado Victims

Exxon Mobil Corporation announced yesterday it will donate $500,000 to the American Red Cross to pro...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 7 years ago
Posted: over 7 years ago

Greens: Abbott’s Secret Plan – Environmental Disaster (Australia)

Tony Abbott’s double dissolution agenda and secret policy revealed recently would be a disaste...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 7 years ago
Industry Contribution

Faccin Wind Towers Division: a reliable partner for your wind energy project

Faccin Group created a Wind Towers Division within the company. Why? Eng. Andrea Comparin: “Ac...

Posted: 19 days ago
Industry Contribution

Maritime Insurance Market Update, Q3 2020

‘Clients, advisors and insurers are in the same boat.’ Effective cooperation is necessary to keep ri...

Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: over 7 years ago

ICS Board Discuss Costa Concordia Disaster Report, CO2 MRV and Ship Recycling

The Board of Directors of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) – the principal internat...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 7 years ago
Posted: over 8 years ago

Costa Concordia – One Year After Disaster

The wreck of the luxury cruise ship Costa Concordia is still lying just off the island of Giglio, wh...

Posted: over 8 years ago
Posted: over 8 years ago

Governor Urges USACE to Avert Potential Economic Disaster (USA)

Gov. Jay Nixon sent a letter to the Assistant Secretary of the Army, Jo-Ellen Darcy, urging the U.S....

Posted: over 8 years ago
Industry Contribution
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It’s all about power flow

Integration of renewable energies on a ship – and in other island networks Interview with Jero...

Posted: 3 months ago
Posted: over 8 years ago

GOM Disaster Response Center Opened in Alabama

NOAA leaders joined members of Congress, as well as federal, state, and local emergency responders t...

Posted: over 8 years ago
Posted: over 8 years ago

NOAA: GoM Disaster Response Center Opens (USA)

NOAA leaders joined members of Congress, as well as federal, state, and local emergency responders y...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 8 years ago
Posted: over 8 years ago

Oil & Gas UK Conference Marks 25th Anniversary of Piper Alpha Disaster

Oil & Gas UK is to hold a major offshore safety conference next summer, which will mark the 25th...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 8 years ago
Industry Contribution

“ETICA IP” ROV & USV a staunch green ally for the blue economy indystry & ocean sustainability

By Ioana Laura Grigore. Our concept of blue economy & ocean sustainability in offshore industry ...

Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: over 8 years ago

Vietnam: Tien River Sand Dredging Could Cause Disaster

According to vietnamnews.com, illegal sand dredging in the Tien River has encroached the safety corr...

Posted: over 8 years ago
Posted: over 8 years ago

IMO Reaffirms Its Commitment to Domestic Ferry Safety After Bangladesh Disaster

IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu has offered his condolences and sympathies to the families of al...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 8 years ago
Posted: over 9 years ago

Congressman Calls on Corps to Use Disaster Funds for Oregon Inlet Dredging (USA)

Third District Congressman Walter Jones (R-NC) sent a letter Thursday calling on the commanding gene...

Posted: over 9 years ago
Posted: over 9 years ago

South Africa: Quick-Thinking Rescue Limits Disaster in Coega Harbour

In a dramatic maritime rescue early on New Year’s Day, quick-thinking rescue personnel helped avoid ...

Posted: over 9 years ago
Posted: over 9 years ago

Fairmount Marine’s Tug Prevents Disaster Offshore Cuba

Fairmount Marine’s powerful tug Fairmount Alpine played an important role by preventing  a shipping ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 9 years ago
Posted: over 9 years ago

PSA Norway: Macondo Disaster Must Lead to Global Improvements

Lessons learnt so far from the Deepwater Horizon disaster show that neither the industry nor the gov...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 9 years ago
Posted: over 9 years ago

USA: Senate Okays USD 7 Billion Disaster Aid Plan

Setting up a battle with the GOP-controlled House, Senate Democrats on Thursday muscled through a $7...

Posted: over 9 years ago
Posted: over 9 years ago

IMO Secretary-General Expresses Sadness for Loss of Life in Tanzania Ferry Disaster

The Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Efthimios E. Mitropoulos, ha...

Posted: over 9 years ago