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Posted: 26 minutes ago

Equinor gains drilling permit for Barents Sea well

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Equinor a drilling permit for a well located i...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Karoon gets nod from Brazilian regulator to take over Baúna field

Karoon Gas has received approval from a Brazilian regulator to take over the Baúna field offshore Br...

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  • Authorities & Government
Posted: 31 minutes ago
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Biden to steer U.S. off oil to tackle climate change. Trump warns of economic impact

United States President Donald Trump and former vice president Joe Biden locked up horns in the fina...

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  • Authorities & Government
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BW Offshore to liquidate owner of New Zealand FPSO to prevent further losses

BW Offshore has decided to place its subsidiary which owns the FPSO Umoroa in New Zealand in liquida...

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  • Authorities & Government
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CMP joins Copenhagen’s carbon capture project

Copenhagen Malmö Port (CMP), a Danish-Swedish joint venture port operator, revealed it would join th...

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  • Project & Tenders
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Australia arrests Japanese car carrier over overdue crew change

Japanese-owned car import vessel Metis Leader has been arrested in Australia on the grounds of overd...

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  • Vessels
Posted: 2 hours ago
  • long read
Posted: 1 day ago
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China going carbon neutral: What will it mean for shipping?

In September, China’s President Xi Jinping pledged before the UN General Assembly to make Chin...

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  • Transition
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Report: Likely cause of Maersk Honam fire decomposition of dangerous cargo

The investigation into the fire on board Maersk Honam boxship by the Transport Safety Investigation ...

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  • Vessels
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Green light to Wintershall Dea for Dvalin start-up

Norwegian authorities have issued consent to Wintershall Dea for the start-up of the Dvalin field lo...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Europa Oil & Gas picks up extension for Inezgane permit off Morocco

London-listed oil and gas firm Europa Oil & Gas has been granted a one-year extension for the in...

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  • Authorities & Government
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US sanctions Chinese entities over ties with IRISL

The United States is sanctioning six Chinese entities and two individuals over business relations wi...

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  • Business & Finance
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NZ: Near-fatal incident results in 1st enforceable undertaking for maritime industry

Maritime safety authority Maritime NZ has accepted an enforceable undertaking (EU) from one of New Z...

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  • Authorities & Government
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Norwegian offshore watchdog launches probe into serious incident on West Bollsta rig

The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has begun an investigation of the incident on the West Bollsta...

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  • Safety
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Posted: 4 days ago

Erdoğan: Tuna-1 Black Sea discovery holds 405 bcm of natural gas

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has visited the Fatih drillship to announce an increase in di...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 4 days ago
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US gov’t allocates $220 million in grants for ports

Last week, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced the award of more than $220 million in di...

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  • Ports & Logistics
Posted: 4 days ago
Posted: 7 days ago

BOEM to hold next Gulf of Mexico lease sale in mid-November

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has proposed to offer around 78 million acres in a regi...

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  • Authorities & Government
Posted: 7 days ago
Posted: 7 days ago

Australia earmarks € 2.9 million for offshore renewables regulatory framework

Australian government has dedicated AUD 4.8 million (around € 2.9 million) from its 2020-2021 Federa...

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  • Authorities & Government
Posted: 7 days ago
Posted: 8 days ago

Rotterdam rolls out ambitious strategy for shore power use

The Dutch Port of Rotterdam and the Municipality of Rotterdam are working together on the joint roll...

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  • Ports & Logistics
Posted: 8 days ago
Posted: 8 days ago

Pandemic causes steep rise in serious offshore incidents, safety body says

The Norwegian offshore safety body, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) has warned that the coronav...

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  • Safety
Posted: 8 days ago
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Nixon: We are ready to self tax as an industry, but within a uniform standard

Introduction of a carbon levy in the shipping industry must be done in a uniform, transparent and fa...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 8 days ago
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Equinor to use West Hercules rig for North Sea drilling

Norwegian oil major Equinor has received consent from the offshore safety body, the Petroleum Safety...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: 8 days ago
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Safety body starts investigation following Gjøa well incident

Norway’s offshore safety watchdog, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA), has started an...

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  • Safety
Posted: 8 days ago
Posted: 9 days ago

China opens 10 ports to crew changes

Ten Chinese ports will resume foreign crew change operations with certain requirements in place, tak...

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  • Ports & Logistics
Posted: 9 days ago
Posted: 11 days ago

Germany opens tender for geophysical and hydrographic surveys at N-9 wind zone

Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has invited tenders for geophysical investi...

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  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 11 days ago
Posted: 13 days ago

MV Werften secures fresh round of funds to stay afloat

German shipbuilder MV Werften, part of Genting Hong Kong (GHK), has received a €193 million (about $...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 13 days ago
Posted: 13 days ago

Icebreaker deal-breaker is no more

The Ohio Power Siting Board has removed a requirement for the Icebreaker Wind project in Lake Erie t...

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  • Authorities & Government
Posted: 13 days ago