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Wednesday, July 25, 2012
gCaptain

Power of the Ocean – Huge Waves and Heavy Seas | 3 Incredible Videos

In the words of the great John Bossie “Mother Nature and the Sea are extreme forces that must be respected at all times.” Here are some videos that

July 25, 2012
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Thursday, June 14, 2012
French guyana
News

France Blocks Offshore Exploration in French Guyana, Royal Dutch Shell and Partners Standing By

(Dow Jones) Citing environmental concerns, France Wednesday suspended offshore oil exploration drilling permits in its overseas district of Guyana, a move that

June 14, 2012
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Monday, July 11, 2011
GDF suez offshore windfarm
News

France Boosts Investment In Wind Energy

(Dow Jones)–The French government announced Monday the launch of a EUR10 billion tender offer to build five off-shore wind farms, in a bid to muscle up

July 11, 2011
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Thursday, February 10, 2011
Ports

Container Traffic Severely Disrupts French Ports

PARIS (Dow Jones)–The flow of containers has been severely disrupted at most French sea ports as workers strike over a number of issues including pension

February 10, 2011
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Tuesday, June 2, 2009
Incidents

Air France Flight 447 – Commercial Ships Race To Assist

  Brazilian Air Force and Navy assets are currently being deployed to the crash zone of Air France Flight 447 . The BBC tells

June 2, 2009
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Saturday, April 5, 2008
Maritime Security

La Ponant Captured By Somali Pirates

BBC News tells us: The French military are continuing to track a luxury yacht seized, with its crew, on Friday by Somali pirates. There has been no contact

April 5, 2008
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Wednesday, March 19, 2008
Lifesaving Incidents

Cargo Ship Beached in France – M/V Artemis

Like the Zhen Hua near Rotterdam, the Den Den in India and the Pasha Bulker in Newcastle Australia the Cargo Ship (actually it’s a container ship)

March 19, 2008
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Monday, January 14, 2008
Incidents

English Channel Abandoment – M/V Ice Prince

Last night the timber ship M/V Ice Prince became unstable and was abandoned in the English Channel. The Press Association tells us: Attempts are to be made to

January 14, 2008
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