Latest News for: Bangladesh offshore


Is the United States considering sanctions against Bangladesh?

Blitz 26 Aug 2023
... against dozens of Bangladesh individuals who have laundered significant amount of money into the country through illegal hawala channels while major segment of this dirty cash had entered the United Kingdom via Dubai and offshore accounts in Bahamas and British Virgin Islands.

Danish developers link up for 500 MW offshore wind project in Bangladesh

Splash24/7 17 Jul 2023
If implemented, the offshore wind farm estimated to be worth $1.3bn, would be the first of its kind in Bangladesh – and possibly South Asia.

Denmark's CIP tables $1.3bn plan for first Bangladesh offshore wind project

Recharge 14 Jul 2023
Nation is particularly vulnerable to climate change and volatile fossil fuel prices, and offshore wind could help provide the answer say Danish partners ....

Bangladesh signs new long-term LNG supply deal with Oman

Upstream Online 20 Jun 2023
Bangladesh state-owned Petrobangla has signed a new long-term liquefied natural gas supply deal with Oman’s OQ Trading for up to 1.5 million tonnes per annum of LNG from 2026 ... The Omani company has been supplying 1 million tpa of LNG to Bangladesh through a 10-year deal signed in 2018 ... Report Bangladesh wants to make offshore E&P more attractive.

Bangladesh has ratified the Hong Kong Convention

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide 13 Jun 2023
In a landmark and highly anticipated news late yesterday, Bangladesh finally ...

Cyclone Mocha leaves trail of destruction in southeastern Bangladesh 14 May 2023
The cyclone, packing winds of up to 200 mph, brought destructive winds and a devastating storm surge particularly in Bangladesh's southeastern Cox's Bazar district and its offshore island ... Also, hundreds of makeshift shelters were damaged in camps of Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar district housing nearly 1 million Rohingya refugees from Myanmar.

Roundup: Bangladesh braces for extremely dangerous tropical cyclone Mocha 13 May 2023
DHAKA, May 13 (Xinhua) -- Bangladesh on Saturday raised its storm danger signal to the highest level of 10 as the extremely dangerous cyclone Mocha is heading toward its coastlines ... 10 for Cox's Bazar, a seaside city in southeastern Bangladesh, and signal No. 8 for Payra seaport in southern Bangladesh.

Bangladesh: Flights cancelled, high alert issued as approaching cyclone Mocha turns 'very dangerous'

Khaleejtimes 13 May 2023
Cyclone Mocha, one of the most powerful cyclones seen in Bangladesh in nearly two decades, is predicted to make landfall on Sunday near the Bangladesh-Myanmar border. Authorities suspended inland river transport across Bangladesh from Friday night and flight operations at Shah Amanat International Airport in Chattogram from Saturday morning.

Over half a million people evacuated as Cyclone Mocha’ barrels towards Bangladesh’s coast

The Siasat Daily 13 May 2023
Authorities in Bangladesh on Saturday launched a massive evacuation campaign to relocate close to half a million people along the southeastern coastlines as a “very dangerous” tropical cyclone is expected to make landfall in the country, threatening the Rohingya refugee camp, the world’s largest.

Bangladesh issues high alert as approaching cyclone Mocha turns ‘very dangerous’

The Siasat Daily 13 May 2023
Cyclone Mocha, one of the most powerful cyclones seen in Bangladesh in nearly two decades, is predicted to make landfall on Sunday near the Bangladesh-Myanmar border ... Meteorologists said the storm’s path is set to affect Bangladesh’s southeastern border district of Cox’s Bazar where over a million Rohingya refugees live.

Filipino family of 5 killed in massive fire from overcharged electric bike

Khaleejtimes 05 Apr 2023
A family of five — including three young children — died in a massive fire that broke out in their residence in the Philippine province of Pangasinan. On Tuesday, the police identified the cause of the blaze ... Philippines warns of possible waves after offshore quake Massive fire rages through clothing market in Bangladesh capital Kerala train fire.

Sheikh Hasina seeks Bangladesh-Qatar business forum for economic partnership

Blitz 06 Mar 2023
Potentials of Trade and Investment in Bangladesh” held at St ... Sheikh Hasina particularly mentioned the scope for Qatari investment in the energy sector, including in renewable energy and said Bangladesh could benefit from Qatar’s expertise in offshore gas exploration and energy distribution system.

Two years after Myanmar coup: Let\u2019s not forget Rohingya refugees adrift at sea

Indian Express 09 Feb 2023
Some 8,00,000 Rohingya fled Myanmar and took refuge in the neighbouring country, Bangladesh ... Initially, life in the refugee camps of Cox\u2019s Bazar in southeastern Bangladesh provided a semblance of security and stability to the Rohingya ... In the first half of 2015, some 30,000 attempted to make this dangerous voyage from Bangladesh and Myanmar.

Seismic survey launches offshore Bangladesh

Upstream Online 05 Jan 2023
Norwegian survey contractor TGS has commenced a new regional multi-client 2D seismic campaign offshore Bangladesh in partnership with SLB (formerly Schlumberger) and national energy company Petrobangla ... Giant gas discoveries have been made in the Bay of Bengal offshore Myanmar and ...