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  • 23 January 2020

    An Oslo appeals court has dismissed a lawsuit by environmentalists against the Norwegian government and its granting of new exploration licenses in the Arctic Barents Sea back in 2016. 

  • 29 June 2010

    Sempra LNG, a subsidiary of Sempra Energy, reported that a Mexican federal appeals court has revoked a June 17 district court order that had directed Mexican regulatory agencies to suspend authorizations for the operations of Sempra LNG’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal near Ensenada, Mexico. Although the full ruling is not yet available, the result […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday expressed excitement on the ruling of the Appeal Court which authorizes the state to control inland waterways and dredging activities in the region. Previous judgment of the Federal High Court empowered the Nigerian Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) to regulate transportation and sand dredging in the State. The Appellate […]

  • 23 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Unanimous decision upholds Maryland’s denial of water-quality permit A federal appeals court in Richmond, Va., upheld Maryland’s denial of a water-quality… Source: Baltimore Sun, December 23, 2009

  • 28 February 2008

    A federal appeals court Wednesday rejected a state regulation that reduced emissions from ships, dealing a blow to California’s attempt to combat one of the major sources of smog-forming pollution in the Los Angeles region.

  • 30 June 2010

    General Electric Co. failed to convince a federal appeals court that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Superfund law governing…   [mappress] Source: businessweek, June 30, 2010;

  • 18 January 2012

    A U.S. appeals court will hear arguments Wednesday on a $300 million project to deepen the Delaware River to allow for more shipping traffic…   (newsworks) [mappress] Source: newsworks, January 18, 2012; Image: usace  

  • 20 April 2016

    Norwegian marine seismic acquisition specialist PGS has appealed a court decision made in a case it had launched against GC Rieber Shipping’s subsidiary over a seismic vessel. To remind, the Bergen district court in March dismissed a 9 million euros claim by PGS Geophysical (UK) Limited against GC Rieber Shipping ASA’s subsidiary Armada Seismic Invest II […]

  • 29 April 2015

    An international maritime union Nautilus International has criticised a South Korean appeals court’s decision to sentence the captain of the ferry Sewol to life imprisonment after ruling that he was guilty of homicide. The high court rejected an appeal by Lee Joon-seok, who was in command of the ferry when it sank in April 2014 […]

  • 13 August 2014

    The Court of Appeal in Lagos on Monday upheld a preliminary objection by Nigeria LNG and dismissed an appeal filed by Global West Vessel Specialist, challenging an earlier Federal High Court decision to continue a substantive suit over the blockade of NLNG’s jetty in Bonny, from where the company exports cargoes of LNG and allied […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance

      Australian maritime unions are considering an appeal to the full Federal Court in the wake of yesterday’s ruling of Justice Buchanan in favour of the Abbott Government’s decision covering workers in the offshore oil and gas sector. The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) and the Australian Maritime Officers Union (AMOU) took the Abbott Government to court […]

  • 15 August 2012

    Last week, the Fourteenth Court of Appeals reversed a lower court ruling and rendered judgment against Zachry Construction Corporation in a suit the company filed in 2006 against the Port of Houston Authority. A trial court previously awarded Zachry $19,662,697 for breach of contract arising from the Bayport Terminal Complex Phase 1A Wharf and Dredging […]

  • 21 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    UK Court of Appeal: Containership Ever Smart should bear 80% of the liability for the February 2015 collision.

  • 4 July 2012

    Northjersey.com reports that a federal appeals court in Philadelphia has rejected an appeal from environmental groups and the state of New Jersey challenging the Army Corps of Engineers’ dredging of the Delaware River. The court upheld decisions by federal judges in Delaware and New Jersey who said the Corps could deepen the shipping channel in […]

  • 12 June 2015
    Equipment

    A panel of judges in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th circuit affirmed the district court’s summary judgment in favor of federal defendants and Shell in an action brought by environmental groups alleging that the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement acted unlawfully in approving two of Shell’s oil spill response plans for its oil leases […]

  • 20 October 2016

    InterOil Corporation on Thursday said the Court of Appeal of the Yukon stayed the Supreme Court of Yukon’s order approving the $2.5 billion takeover deal by U.S.-based energy giant ExxonMobil.

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Court of Appeal in Lagos on Monday, August 11, 2014 upheld a preliminary objection by Nigeria LNG Limited and dismissed an appeal filed by Global West Vessel Specialist Limited, challenging an earlier Federal High Court decision to continue a substantive suit over the blockade of NLNG’s jetty in Bonny, from where Nigeria LNG Limited exports […]

  • 10 October 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Brazilian oil giant Petrobras has reportedly failed in its second attempt to terminate a drillship contract with the Brazilian drilling contractor Petroserv. According to an article in O Globo last week, Petrobras has been working on terminating the drilling contract with Ventura Petróleo and Commodore Marine, two Petroserv subsidiaries that operate the drillship NS-29 Carolina. […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ports of Auckland will not appeal the recent High Court decision which revoked resource consent for the Bledisloe wharf extensions, Tony Gibson, CEO of the company said. Last week, the High Court of New Zealand set aside consents issued on a non-notified basis, granting Ports of Auckland permission for wharf extensions, saying that the applications for consent should have […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The CEO of the company that operated the ill-fated Sewol ferry got a seven-year prison sentence after a South Korean appeals court reduced his sentence from ten to seven years, AFP reports. The court upheld today manslaughter and embezzlement convictions against Kim Han-Sik, but reduced the sentence as his actions were directed by the company’s owner Yoo Byung-Eun who […]

  • 22 August 2006

    federal appeals court on Wednesday rejected an attempt by environmentalists to block the dredging of 103 miles of the Columbia River. The work is designed to give new, larger oceangoing vessels access to Portland and other ports, helping them compete for Pacific Rim business. The project could be finished in two to four years, depending […]

  • 10 October 2007

    An appeals court ruled in favor of a Cocoplum man who wants to keep his 122-foot yacht in the waterway behind his home — much to the chagrin of his next-door neighbor. It’s not the mega-yacht’s two stories or its 216 gross tons, but its protruding bow: more than 20 feet of which was encroaching […]