Wednesday, May 23, 2012
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M/V Tycoon Wreck Removal Commences on Christmas Island

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) said today that it has contracted Titan Salvage to remove the wreckage of the M/V Tycoon from the cliffs of

May 23, 2012
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Saturday, May 19, 2012
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News

Bulk Carrier MV ID Integrity “Not Under Command” Offshore Great Barrier Reef [UPDATE]

**UPDATE** From the Australian Marine Safety Authority: One of the commercial tugs, PT Kotor, rendezvoused with the ID Integrity at approximately 10:30am

May 19, 2012
Total Views: 46

Sunday, May 6, 2012
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News

Investing in LNG: Australia Awards a Dozen Offshore Exploration Permits

SYDNEY (Dow Jones)–Australia’s government on Sunday said it has awarded 12 new petroleum exploration permits for off the coast of Western Australia

May 6, 2012
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Thursday, May 3, 2012
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Coming Out of Queensland: Titanic II Billionaire Orders Four Ore Carriers

MELBOURNE–Australian billionaire Clive Palmer has formed a shipping business to handle ore freight for his Queensland Nickel Group, with plans to

May 3, 2012
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Tuesday, May 1, 2012
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News

Transocean and ExxonMobil Begin Drilling at Jansz-Io Offshore Australia

– By ExxonMobil Connection The ExxonMobil Drilling team this month commenced operations on the Jansz-lo driling program for the Gorgon LNG Project off

May 1, 2012
Total Views: 22

Monday, April 30, 2012
Blog

Aussie Billionaire Building Modern-Day Titanic Replica

An Australian billionaire has announced his plans to build the Titanic II, a modern-day replica of the ill-fated liner that sank over 100 years ago. Clive

April 30, 2012
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News

DOF ASA Signs NOK 225 Million Contract Offshore Australia with Apache

DOF announced today that they have signed a NOK 225 million contract with Apache Energy Limited for the use of the anchor handling tug supply vessel, Skandi

April 30, 2012
Total Views: 11

Wednesday, March 14, 2012
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News

Chevron: Near-Term Production Relatively Steady Before Upcoming Australian LNG Boom [VIDEO]

(Dow Jones) Chevron Corp. (CVX) said Tuesday its oil and gas production will inch up this year but it expects output to jump 20% in five years as massive

March 14, 2012
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Wednesday, February 15, 2012
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News

Technip Awarded Subsea Pipelay Contract Offshore Australia

Technip was awarded a pipeline installation contract by Woodside Energy Limited for the Greater Western Flank Phase 1 Project located 130 kilometers North West

February 15, 2012
Total Views: 37

Thursday, February 2, 2012
Incidents

Passenger Ferry Sinks in Heavy Seas off Papua New Guinea, Dozens Feared Dead **UPDATE**

A Papua-New Guinea (PNG) flagged passenger ship/RoRo sunk yesterday in heavy seas off the eastern coast of Papua New Guinea.  350 people are reported to have

February 2, 2012
Total Views: 35

Monday, January 16, 2012
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MV TYCOON: Christmas Island Grounding Update

The following is the latest update from the Australian Maritime Safety Authority regarding the MV Tycoon, the Panamanian-flagged general cargo vessel that

January 16, 2012
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Friday, January 13, 2012
Engineering News

Total and Inpex Launch $34 Billion Ichthys LNG Project Offshore Northwestern Australia

Total and its joint venture partner INPEX Corporation today announced that they have taken the final investment decision for the Ichthys liquefied natural gas

January 13, 2012
Total Views: 32

Wednesday, January 11, 2012
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Whalers Caught In Protected World Heritage Area

With Christmas Island battling a spill of phosphate and fuel oil making national headlines some of the leading environmentalists are equally disturbed by

January 11, 2012
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Uncategorized

Grounded Vessel on Christmas Island, Australia Breaks in Two

The Panamanian-flagged general cargo vessel MV TYCOON that broke free of its mooring on Tuesday and grounded on Christmas Island in Australia has broken in

January 11, 2012
Total Views: 36

Thursday, December 29, 2011
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Defense

Aussies to the Rescue! Australian Warship Rescues Iranians off Yemen

(Australian Navy) HMAS Parramatta has provided essential life saving assistance to an Iranian flagged vessel in distress on Christmas Eve. Parramatta is on

December 29, 2011
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Friday, September 9, 2011
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News

Aussie Aussie Aussie!! Tax breaks for shipping industry in Australia!

By Enda Curran, Wall Street Journal SYDNEY—Australia will introduce major tax breaks for shipping companies and a new international register for the 200

September 9, 2011
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Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Blog

FOR SALE! Australian military ships, aircraft and armored vehicles

HMAS Manoora via Wikimedia Commons Have you ever dreamed of owning a Kanimbla class Landing Platform Amphibious ship?  Well today, Australian Minister of

June 29, 2011
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Friday, May 20, 2011
Engineering News

Shell’s Prelude FLNG: The Largest, Most Impressive Floating Object Ever To Be Constructed

Today, Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE:RDS) announced plans for the construction of the Prelude Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) Project, the world’s first

May 20, 2011
Total Views: 207

Thursday, February 24, 2011
News

Wilhemsen Ships Service providing support to Australia’s largest oil and gas project

Wilhelmsen Ships Service is providing a range of support services to the Gorgon project, Australia’s largest ever oil and gas project. Services include

February 24, 2011
Total Views: 7

Tuesday, February 22, 2011
News

Shell: Prelude FLNG Go-Ahead ‘Next Few Months,’ More Planned

PERTH (Dow Jones)–Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSA) said Tuesday that it expects to sign off on its first floating liquefied natural gas project within

February 22, 2011
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