Abbot Point expansion to create jobs

Thousands of jobs could be created if Abbot Point, Australia’s northernmost deepwater coal port located 25 km north of Bowen, Queensland, is expanded.
The referral to expand the port has been handed to federal environment minister Greg Hunt, who is tasked to perform due diligence before approving

Goliat FPSO Arrives in Norway

The Goliat platform has arrived in Hammerfest, Norway, after a 63-day journey from South Korea covering 15,608 nautical miles. It will now undergo final preparations for the first oil production from the Barents Sea. When the field comes on stream later this summer, Goliat will become the

HRAS Calls on IMO for Action

Human Rights at Sea (HRAS) has called on IMO to take action on human rights saying that the Maritime Labour Convention is inadequate. The call comes as part of the human rights group’s launch of its “Unlocking the issue” advocacy campaign. 

The campaign aims to bring human


EU Considers Naval Action in Libya

The EU is considering sending warships to the Libyan coast to combat oil and arms smugglers but fears that could encourage more migrants to take to sea in hopes of being rescued and taken to Europe, according to an EU document seen by Reuters.

In a frank reference to EU fears that saving more