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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

(News) INDIAN OCEAN-New 2D regional multi-client survey to assess hydrocarbon potential of East Africa...

https://www.oilfieldtechnology.com/exploration/10062019/new-2d-regional-multi-client-survey-to-assess-hydrocarbon-potential-of-east-africa-and-west-indian-ocean/ As industry interest in hydrocarbon exploration offshore East Africa increases, attention is turning to frontier areas in the region such as the West Indian Ocean. At first glance, this area looks like a barren...

(News) ARABIAN SEA- Competing ports in Iran and Pakistan fuel ambition and mistrust.

https://worldview.stratfor.com/article/arabian-sea-competing-ports-iran-and-pakistan-fuel-ambition-and-mistrust This assessment is part of a series of analyses supporting Stratfor's upcoming 2019 third-quarter forecast. These assessments are designed to provide more context and in-depth analysis of key developments over the next quarter. On the...

(News) UAE-Dubai invites bids for floating solar farm.

https://gulfnews.com/business/energy/dubai-invites-bids-for-floating-solar-farm-1.64492417 Solar panels might soon float on a section of the Arabian Gulf to produce clean energy for Dubai to add to the emirate’s energy mix as Dubai has floated the tender to get experts...

(News) MAURITIUS: New fishing port at Fort William.

https://www.inside.news/nouveau-port-de-peche-a-fort-william/ The second development project involves the development of a new fishing port at Fort William to accommodate offshore fishing vessels. The wharf will be 300 m long and a service area dedicated to all...

(News) KENYA-Leaked Somali document on maritime dispute heightens tensions with Kenya

https://citizen.co.za/news/news-africa/2141237/leaked-somali-document-on-maritime-dispute-heightens-tensions-with-kenya/ The Kenyan government is refusing to comment, due to the sensitivity of the matter, on a leaked Somali government document that shows Mogadishu is auctioning offshore oil blocks in a disputed maritime area in...

(News) UAE-Port of Fujairah and FOIZ continue to attract investments

https://www.gulftoday.ae/business/2019/06/06/port-of-fujairah-and-foiz-continue-to-attract-investments Already well-established as one of the world’s top centres for oil bunkering, the Port of Fujairah and the adjacent Fujairah Oil Industry Zone (FOIZ) continue to attract further business and investment, recent announcements show....

(News) OMAN- Drydock JV achieves new milestone

http://www.omanobserver.om/oman-drydock-jv-achieves-new-milestone/ Wholly government owned Oman Drydock Company (ODC) notched a new milestone in its expanding capabilities when it announced the successful completion earlier this week of its first dry-docking project in joint venture partnership with...

(News) SOMALIA-Somalia put on sale Lamu oil blocks, papers show

https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/business/article/2001328638/ somalia-put-on-sale-lamu-oil-blocks-papers-show Fresh details are emerging that Somalia floated for auction minerals within Kenya’s territorial waters alongside four contested oil blocks. A document named ‘Offshore Somalia 2019’ and leaked from Somalia’s Ministry of Petroleum and...

(News) KENYA-Kenya to invest US$59-million in DARE submarine cable system

http://itwebafrica.com/networks/262-kenya/245951-kenya-to-invest-us59-million-in-dare-submarine-cable-system Kenya has announced plans to connect to the Djibouti Africa Regional Express (DARE) submarine fibre optic cable system at a cost of US$59-million. According to contractor SubCom the connection, scheduled for completion by June 2020,...

(News) LA REUNION – The direction of the south Indian ocean sea work has...

http://www.ipreunion.com/le-port-actualite/reportage/2019/06/03/ dmsoi-dmsoi,103049.html The prefecture and the city of Le Port have given the go-ahead for the construction of the new headquarters of the South Indian Ocean Sea Directorate (DMSOI). Construction will begin next week and...
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