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'I was not prepared for the amount of plastic I saw in dead whale'

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A whale that washed up in the southern Philippines died after swallowing 40kg of plastic bags. Marine biologist Darrell Blatchley was called to recover the 4.7m-long (15.4ft) mammal after it was reported to be trapped off the coast of Mabini on Saturday. The Cuvier’s beaked whale had been vomiting up blood and showed signs of Read More

Jumbo wins offshore subsea decommissioning project in the North Sea

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3/18/2019 SCHIEDAM, The Netherlands — Jumbo has been awarded an offshore decommissioning project in the North Sea by TAQA Energy BV, involving the removal, transportation and disposal of three subsea protection domes and piles. The removal operation will take place in the offshore series of fields located in the P15 block 35 km northwest of Read More

Wreck of WWII aircraft carrier USS Wasp discovered in the Coral Sea

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The wreck of World War II aircraft carrier USS Wasp has been discovered in the Coral Sea more than 70 years after the ship was sunk during the Guadalcanal campaign. Wasp was spotted on the seabed by experts from the vessel RV Petrel, which is part of a research organization set up by the late Read More

RigNet Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Earnings Results

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Quarterly revenue of $60.2 million; net loss of $49.7 million or $2.62 per share Full year 2018 revenue of $238.9 million; net loss of $62.5 million or $3.34 per share Quarterly and full year results include a $50.6 million non-cash charge, net of previous accruals, for the Phase I interim GX ruling (the GX Charge), Read More

Batteries included: Sweden's emissions-free ferries lead the charge

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HELSINGOR, Denmark (Reuters) – A quiet revolution has taken place in the Oresund Strait between Sweden and Denmark where two of the world’s largest battery-powered ferries ply the waters after being converted from polluting diesel (gasoil) power. The Tycho Brahe and Aurora ferries operated by Sweden’s ForSea are over 100 meters long and work the Read More

Lukoil reaches another milestone at Vladimir Filanovsky field

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3/14/2019 MOSCOW — Lukoil has reached another milestone with 10 million tonnes of oil supplied from its Vladimir Filanovsky field to the Caspian Pipeline Consortium (CPC) system. LUKOIL constructed a system of subsea and onshore pipelines to ship oil ashore. Before oil enters the CPC system and goes on for export, it is delivered to Read More

Israel moves pristine corals after restricted beach reopens

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EILAT, Israel (Reuters) – For 50 years an Israeli oil company kept bathers and scuba divers away from a prime strip of beach in the Red Sea resort of Eilat. But it couldn’t stop the sea life. A still image taken from underwater video footage shows a diver from Israel Nature and Parks Authority removing Read More

China stimulus plans fails to lift world stocks; Aussie tumbles

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LONDON (Reuters) – World stocks consolidated gains on Wednesday after hitting a 4-1/2 month high last week as investors shrugged off reports of fresh China stimulus, while the Australian dollar took a knock from poor growth figures. FILE PHOTO: A man is seen in front of an electronic board showing stock information on the first Read More

China to slash taxes, boost lending to prop up slowing economy

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BEIJING (Reuters) – China sought to shore up its slowing economy through billions of dollars in planned tax cuts and infrastructure spending, with economic growth at its weakest in almost 30 years due to softer domestic demand and a trade war with the United States. Chinese President Xi Jinping and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrive Read More