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A LOOK BACK: How one woman survived an open-sea ordeal

IT WOULD be unbelievable if it weren't for her shining smile. Sue Docker, upright in a hospital bed, grinning for the camera after an open-sea ordeal most people wouldn't survive. Sue was 28 when, in 1983, she went missing during a spear-fishing competition in the reefs located off the coast of Tannum Sands. A strong current swept the Sydney woman away from other competitors.

Navy divers recover body of missing crew member from sunken boat off Halifax harbour

Maj. Amber Bineau said Hercules and Cormorant helicopters, along with three coast guard vessels, were involved in the search of the area near Eastern Passage.“The Hercules dropped some flares for visual capability,” she said.A Canadian Forces fleet diving unit out of nearby Shearwater also went to the scene soon after the initial call came in…

Rescuers struggle to retrace second body in Meghalaya mine | india news

Rescuers are struggling to retrace the second body detected by Indian Navy’s Remote Operated Vehicle (ROV) on January 26 in the illegal rat-hole coal mine in Meghalaya where at least 14 miners are still untraceable since December 13, officials said.“At around noon on January 26, when attempts were made to pull out the dead body from the rat-hole to the main shaft…

Above and below the Great Australian Bight a photo essay | Environment

The ship sets sail and we brace our legs against the swell, sweeping and mopping around the cabins. Countering the tilt we work quickly and silently, trying not to wake any crew who had been on watch the previous night. Not even celebrities and photographers are spared the daily 8am chores, the ships third mate, Amrit Bakshi…

Derelict Cruiseliner to Get Second Life as Artificial Reef | Florida News

Contractors work to upright the El Dorado on Jan. 14, 2019 in St. Andrews Bay in Panama City, Fla. (Patti Blake/News Herald via AP) The Associated PressBy PATRICK MCCRELESS, News Herald of Panama CityPANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) Hurricane Michael took Lee Ingram's boat, but he refused to let his vessel remain another victim…

Offshore

Lawyers hope for amendments to environmental assessment bill

The federal government’s bill to reform the environmental assessment process, Bill C-69, has reached the committee stage in the Senate, with a number of senators publicly commenting that they would like to see amendments made to the bill in the face of certain industries objecting to it. Environmental lawyers in Ontario…

UK’s Gael Force to recruit over 40 new hires at acquired firms

UK, Scotland-based aquaculture equipment supplier Gael Force Group has announced the list of new jobs available at Fusion Marine and Corpach Boatbuilding, the two firms it acquired last year.In addition, the group has announced new names for its two new companies. Fusion Marine, the Oban-based pen manufacturer that Gael…

Palfinger Wins Deck Equipment Package

Palfinger Marine signed a contract with Turkish shipyard Cemre to supply a deck equipment package to a Havyard 832 MPV vessel being built for Esvagt. The package from Palfinger consists of cranes, winches and offshore equipment. The MPV will measure 81.9 x 17.16 m, with a  deck area of 620 sq. m., a speed of 15 knots and a bollard pull of 100 tons.

CNOOC plans new wind farm

China National Offshore Oil Corp, a leading domestic oil and gas producer, will expand its presence in the offshore wind sector this year to develop its clean energy portfolio, following its involvement in a related project in East China's Jiangsu province in January.The offshore wind sector aligns with the company's overall business…

Energy Voice | Updated: Offshore worker dies after falling into North Sea

An offshore worker has died after falling into the North Sea.A massive search and rescue operation was launched yesterday after the man – who was working in Culzean field – was reported missing at 11am yesterday.The man in question was working on the Maersk Highlander jack-up rig, operated by French oil firm Total within…

Oil Rig

Diamond Offshore Drilling (DO) Lowered by Zacks Investment Research – BharataPress

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Diamond Offshore Drilling (NYSE:DO) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Friday. According to Zacks, “Diamond Offshore’s technologically advanced and versatile drilling fleet enables it to stay ahead of its peers in a market, where offshore rig demand is expected to surge through 2025.

Financial Contrast: Ship Finance International (SFL) and Scorpio Bulkers (NYSE:SALT)

Ship Finance International (NYSE:SFL) and Scorpio Bulkers (NYSE:SALT) are both small-cap transportation companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, profitability, valuation, dividends, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.

Maritime ll contribute 10% to GDP, says Peterside

THE Federal Government, yesterday projected a 10 per cent growth in the maritime industry. This was contained in the 2019/2020 maritime forecast unveiled by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) in Lagos.The forecast, the second in the series, tagged: Harnessing the maritime and shipping sector for sustainable growth…

Families of Whiddy oil tanker disaster call for justice for the 51

A campaign group for the 51 people who died in the Whiddy oil tanker disaster revealed it will take High Court action unless the Government acts to introduce corporate manslaughter regulations and deliver justice for those who died 40 years ago. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and President Michael D Higgins were also urged to "stop…

Reviewing Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation (NNA)'s and Scorpio Bulkers Inc. 7.5 SR NT 19 (NYS

We are comparing Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation (NYSE:NNA) and Scorpio Bulkers Inc. 7.5 SR NT 19 (NYSE:SLTB) on their profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings and valuation. They both are Shipping companies, competing one another. Earnings and ValuationGross RevenuePrice/Sales…