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  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Today is the deadline by which EU Member States have to transpose the European Sulphur Directive into national legislation. With the entry into force of the new European sulphur rules for ships in less than six months, on 1st of January 2015, European shipowners issue an open letter calling for fair, realistic and harmonised implementation […]

  • 18 April 2018

    France’s Total has worked out a deal with Direct Energie shareholders to acquire 74.33 percent of the share capital in a €1.4 billion ($1.7 billion) transaction, expanding its gas-electricity value chain presence. 

  • 18 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    French oil major Total has decided to buy its compatriot electric utility company Direct Energie in a deal worth about €1.4 billion ($1.7B) in a bid to accelerate its ambition in gas and electricity in France and Belgium. 

  • 13 February 2006

    In the past 12 hours the wind shifted to the west for a while and the boats gybed to avoid going too far south of the course to Wellington. Currently they have to climb about 80 nautical miles northwards to get to Cape Farewell, the top of the South Island of New Zealand.

  • 1 December 2016
    Authorities & Government

    The European Commission (EC) presented a package of clean energy measures on 30 November. The “Clean Energy for All Europeans” legislative proposals cover energy efficiency, renewable energy, electricity market design, security of electricity supply and governance rules for the Energy Union. By mobilising up to EUR 177 billion euros of public and private investment per year […]

  • 25 July 2008

    Friday, July 25, 2008 Britain’s major wind energy association has called on the government to back EU measures aimed at ensuring renewable projects have equal access to grid connection. The BWEA says the government should stand behind a “Connect and manage” policy which is aimed at ensuring wind energy developers get grid access within the […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    Envision Energy aims to install a superconductive generator on one of its most advanced wind turbines. The product named EcoSwing generator is designed for a +3 MW class direct drive turbine, and will provide enough electricity to power 1000 households. Anders Rebsdorf, Head of Envision’s Global Innovation Centre, commented: “After years of research, superconductivity has […]

  • 9 March 2010

    The Australian shipbuilding industry wants the Federal Government to step in and help steer the industry back on course. Tasmanian shipbuilder Robert Clifford is renowned for building catamarans and selling them on the worldwide market.

  • 10 May 2007

    A Scottish MEP has claimed that proposals to transfer oil between ships in the Firth of Forth would breach the European Habitats Directive. Fife-based Catherine Stihler has been told by the European Parliament that the plans would have to be ‘of overriding public interest’.

  • 30 March 2015

    Finland has taken the lead in implementing the EU Directive on deployment of alternative fuels infrastructure, with strong commitment from both the public and private sector to expand the domestic gas refuelling network, in particular the infrastructure for bunkering and distribution of liquefied natural gas.

  • 30 March 2015

    Finland has taken the lead in implementing the EU Directive on deployment of alternative fuels infrastructure, with strong commitment from both the public and private sector to expand the domestic gas refuelling network, in particular the infrastructure for bunkering and distribution of liquefied natural gas.

  • 13 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The remaining transport companies of Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) significantly increased their container transport by 21.1 % to 883 thousand standard containers (TEU) in the first nine months of the 2013 financial year. This is primarily due to new connections within Germany, with Austria and with the Polish sea ports. Throughput volume at […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The new directive requiring ships sailing in areas such as the North and Baltic Seas and the English Channel to reduce their sulphur emissions by 90 per cent needs significant international control and enforcement to ensure that ignoring the directive does not become an attractive option, according to the Danish Shipowners’ Association. The new directive has been […]

  • 1 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Starting from 31st of July, Short Sea Shipping & Logistics provider Oldenburg-Portugiesische Dampfschiffs-Rhederei (OPDR) introduces new direct calls between Hamburg and Casablanca as well as between Lisbon and Hamburg. Furthermore, there will be new direct links between Morocco and the Iberian Peninsula as well as between Portugal and Andalusia. These route enhancements will lead to […]

  • 16 April 2018
    Rules & Regulation

    Air pollution from SOx emitted from ships has substantially dropped over the past years, a new EC report shows.

  • 13 December 2016

    European Community Shipowners’ Association (ECSA) and European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) are requesting the European Commission to amend the Agreement Directive on seafarers’ right to decent conditions of work. Adopted in 2009, the directive reflected the International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), an international agreement setting minimum requirements for nearly every aspect of […]

  • 29 May 2006

    The construction of the second oceanic mega-yacht of the A1331 class started at the Sevmash shipyard in Severodvinsk on Tuesday, shipyard spokesman Mikhail Starozhilov told Itar-Tass. He said the construction of the first yacht began last year to order of the Baltika Shipbuilding Company.

  • 29 May 2018
    Rules & Regulation

    ECSA has welcomed the recently published proposal for a new Directive on Port Reception Facilities.

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The new directive requiring ships sailing in areas such as the North and Baltic Seas and the English Channel to reduce their sulphur emissions by 90 per cent needs significant international control and enforcement to ensure that ignoring the directive does not become an attractive option, according to the Danish Shipowners’ Association. The new directive has been […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Philadelphia has reported a 16 percent in cargo in 2014, marking the fifth consecutive year of double-digit cargo growth along the city’s Delaware River waterfront.  Final cargo figures for 2014, compiled by the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA), reveal that 5,950,319 metric tons of cargo were handed at the Port of Philadelphia’s […]

  • 20 February 2014

    Technip’s CEO reviewed the fourth quarter and annual 2013 results as well as what is to come in the years ahead. Thierry Pilenko, Chairman and CEO, commented: “2013 was a year of both achievements and challenges. In Onshore/Offshore, our 2013 operational performance was overall in line with our objectives. We made good progress in completing […]

  • 14 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Panalpina started three new own operated direct Less than Container Load (LCL) services through its in-house carrier Pantainer Express Line. The new guaranteed weekly services, Shanghai to Rotterdam, Hong Kong to Rotterdam and Singapore to Rotterdam will further optimize the supply chain between Asia and Europe. Compared to previous routings the new services reduce transit […]