Japan Drilling secures new jackup contract in Qatar

The contract, secured through its subsidiary, Japan Drilling Netherlands, includes two one-year options and is scheduled to start in the second quarter of 2022.

Germany and Belgium Seize a Record 23 Tonnes of Cocaine Found in Shipping Containers

Customs authorities in Germany and Belgium have seized a record haul of more than 23 tonnes of cocaine destined for the Netherlands in two raids this month, Dutch prosecutors said on Wednesday.

Despina going greener at IJmuiden Ver

The Netherlands Enterprise Agency ( and Fugro are taking steps to make seabed research at the IJmuiden Ver offshore wind farm zone more sustainable.

With Degassing Ban Looming in Netherlands Rotterdam Tests Technologies

With the increasing focusing on environmental impact and all forms of emissions, the practice known as degassing is coming under scrutiny. The Netherlands is moving to ban the practice focusing on ships in transit.