Equinor gearing up for exploration campaign in Canada to boost Bay du Nord resources

Norway’s Equinor is mobilising to drill at least two exploration wells in waters offshore Canada, which could add to its Bay du Nord offshore project development. Premium content Checking for account. You need javascript to validate your login status. Premium … Read More

Canada eyeing green shipping corridor in the Great Lakes

Members of Canada’s Chamber of Marine Commerce (CMC) are looking to explore the potential for a multi-stakeholder initiative to establish a new Canadian green shipping corridor in the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence waterway. Courtesy of Chamber of Marine Commerce … Read More

Searcher enters Tangier 3D seismic deal with BP and Hess Canada

Australia-based Searcher Seismic has entered into an agreement with BP Canada and Hess Canada in relation to the brokerage of their Tangier 3D seismic survey offshore Nova Scotia. Tangier 3D. Source: Searcher Seismic The Tangier 3D seismic survey consists of … Read More

Nova Scotia tweaks tidal energy regulations to meet industry needs

The government of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia has introduced amendments to the Marine Renewable-energy Act that will improve the regulatory framework for tidal energy industry. Illustration/Sustainable Marine’s tidal energy platform in Nova Scotia (Courtesy of Sustainable Marine) Based … Read More

Hibernia crane operations halted after near-miss incident

An investigation has been launched after a near-miss incident on the Hibernia platform located offshore Canada, the second one in less than a week and the third in less than a year. The platform is operated by Hibernia Management and … Read More

Canada stalls decision on giant new oil project while environmentalists call for rejection and shift to wind

The ever-widening chasm between the oil and gas industry and environmentalists is evident in this as well as other new oil projects, think of Cambo in the UK, as each group holds a vastly different opinion on the effects that … Read More

Canada prohibits Russian ships from entering its ports, waters

In response to Russia’s attack on Ukraine, the Government of Canada intends to ban Russian-owned or registered ships and fishing vessels in Canadian ports and internal waters. The ban is expected to be in effect later this week through orders … Read More

Nova Innovation gets clearance to install five 100kW tidal turbines in Canada

Scottish tidal energy company Nova Innovation has received authorization from Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) to install five 100kW in-stream tidal turbines in Petit Passage in Nova Scotia. Nova M100-D tidal power turbine (Courtesy of Nova Innovation) The approval is … Read More

Two players in design battle for Equinor’s stalled project while EIS gets unfavourable review

Equinor has selected two engineering players to carry out conceptual studies for an FPSO vessel while the review of the project’s EIS deemed it an unreliable source of information for decision-making processes. Premium content Checking for account. You need javascript … Read More

NGO urges Canadian authorities to look into toxic shipbreaking

NGO Shipbreaking Platform, a coalition campaigning for clean and safe ship recycling, has joined K’ómoks First Nation (KFN) and the local residents in calling on the authorities to look into scrapping operations at Union Bay. Illustration; Image courtesy: NGO Shipbreaking … Read More