Stena Drilling Awarded Contract for Up to Two Wells Offshore Morocco





Last updated on 10 Apr, 16:15

Published 10 Apr, 16:15



Raghib Raza

Senior Editor



Stena Drilling, the Aberdeen-based subsidiary of Sweden's Stena, has been awarded a contract to drill up to two wells offshore Morocco. Energean, a London-listed company, has booked the 2009-built drillship STENA FORTH in response to Chariot's farm-in offshore North Africa.


The sixth-generation dual-activity harsh environment rig currently drilling for Shell in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Egypt will be drilling one appraisal well on the Anchois field with an option to the rig to drill another well. However, the finance details have not been disclosed. It is anticipated that the drilling campaign at the Lixus licence, managed by Energean, would commence during the third quarter of 2024.




X-Press Feeders, 6 European ports to create green shipping corridors





Singapore-based independent common carrier X-Press Feeders has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with six European ports to accelerate the establishment of green shipping corridors and decarbonize the marine sector in Scandinavia and the Baltic Sea.

Courtesy of X-Press Feeders

The landmark agreement was signed with the Port of Antwerp-Bruges, the Port of Tallinn, the Port of Helsinki, the Port of HaminaKotka, Freeport of Riga and Klaipeda Port.

Through this MOU, X-Press Feeders and the participating ports will pool resources and expertise to develop and implement sustainable practices for maritime operations.

Under the MOU, the parties will work together to:

  • Further develop infrastructure for the provision and bunkering of alternative fuels such as green methanol;
  • Encourage the development

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Carnegie reserva sitio para el despliegue del dispositivo de energía de las olas CETO en España




CETO Wave Energy Ireland (CWEI), una filial de Carnegie Clean Energy, ha firmado un acuerdo de cesión que garantiza su acceso a un acuerdo de reserva de atraque dentro de la Biscay Marine Energy Platform (BiMEP).

Fuente: Carnegie Energía Limpia

Se dice que este desarrollo marca un paso importante en el viaje de CWEI hacia el despliegue de CETO en 2025. CWEI ha asegurado un lugar para el despliegue de CETO bajo el Programa ACHIEVE, facilitado por una licitación en la tercera y última fase del Programa PCP EuropeWave. 

El acuerdo de cesión, firmado por todas las partes involucradas, transfiere los derechos de reserva de atraque, originalmente garantizados por Wave Energy Scotland para EuropeWave Buyers

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Se insta a los responsables políticos europeos a adoptar una definición sólida de hidrógeno con bajas emisiones de carbono




Offshore Energy

Los actores de la industria, las organizaciones no gubernamentales (ONG) y los grupos de expertos han emitido una carta conjunta pidiendo a los responsables políticos europeos que adopten una definición sólida de hidrógeno con bajas emisiones de carbono después de una consulta exhaustiva con las partes interesadas.

Cortesía de la Comisión Europea / Foto de Mauro Bottaro

En la carta conjunta publicada el 2 de abril, los firmantes, incluidos Renewable Hydrogen Coalition, Transport & Environment y Danish Shipping, entre otros, instan al vicepresidente ejecutivo de la Comisión Europea (CE), Maroš Šefčovič , y al comisario de Energía, Kadri Simson, a adoptar una definición sólida. para el hidrógeno con bajas emisiones de carbono en el próximo acto delegado (DA) de

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Crowley Provides First Details and Names of New LNG-Fueled Containerships





PUBLISHED APR 3, 2024 6:16 PM BY 

U.S.-based shipping company Crowley named its four new LNG-powered containerships that are presently under construction for its Central America service. The company provided the first details of the ships which will both increase capacity and provide more sustainable operations. 

The order for the vessels was announced in September 2022 in a deal that involves a long-term charter from Singapore-based Eastern Pacific Shipping. The four vessels were ordered from South Korea’s Hyundai Mipo Dockyard slated for delivery in 2025. They will place Crowley among the elite group of carriers operating LNG-fueled ships. Eastern Pacific has been expanding the use of LNG. They previously ordered LNG-fueled containerships for both CMA CGM and

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