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  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Suppressing harmful underwater noise in the Baltic Sea tops the agenda of the HELCOM Pressure group this week, as the practical work for creating a regional register of impulsive sounds kick-starts. The occurrence of such abrupt sounds, challenging to measure, is planned for national reporting in a jointly agreed manner, and the register contributes to […]

  • 14 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    In the first six months since its launch the Nord Stream Data and Information Fund (DIF) has already attracted strong interest from the scientific community.  Researchers and authorities from Germany, Finland, Russia, Sweden, Poland and Lithuania have signed up to use the data portal. The environmental and seabed survey data (e.g. bathymetry and sediment-type data) […]

  • 17 August 2011
    Business & Finance

      – The Baltic Sea Action Plan milestone makes Baltic the first sea in the world designated by IMO as a Special Area for sewage discharges; – all HELCOM countries active in backing up the proposal; – regulations adopted in record time in July 2011 The HELCOM Maritime Group proposal to ban all sewage discharge […]

  • 26 April 2016

    By 2021, all International Maritime Organization (IMO) registered passenger vessels sailing in the Baltic Sea will have to comply with the Annex IV of the MARPOL Convention related to sewage discharges from passenger ships, IMO agreed at the meeting of Maritime Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 69) held in London on April 22. The decision means […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Nord Stream took a further concrete step in line with its firm commitment to preserve the Baltic Sea with the launch of its Data and Information Fund online portal which enables Nord Stream to share its extensive knowledge and survey data with the scientific community for the further research and preservation of the Baltic Sea. […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Suppressing harmful underwater noise in the Baltic Sea tops the agenda of the HELCOM Pressure group meeting, which is taking place from October 7-9, 2015 in Copenhagen. The occurrence of such abrupt sounds, challenging to measure, is planned for national reporting in a jointly agreed manner, and the register contributes to the overall task of […]

  • 30 March 2016

    Legislation cutting nitrogen oxides (NOx) from shipping in the Baltic and North Seas has moved a step closer with a decision by countries bordering the Baltic Sea to apply for tighter NOx limits in designated so-called ‘emission control areas’ (ECAs), the European association of environmental organizations Transport and Environment comments. Namely, at the Annual Meeting […]

  • 27 August 2010

    In 2009, a total of 105 accidents took place in the Baltic marine area, down 22 per cent compared to 2008, according to the latest Helcom statistics. Almost all the accidents occurred very close to shore or in harbours. The most common type was grounding, accounting for 38 cases. Collisions were the second most frequent […]

  • 21 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    The “MonaLisa” project, an action in the Baltic Sea region aimed at improving the quality of maritime transport, will benefit from €11.23 million in EU contribution from the 2010 TEN-T Multi-Annual Call. The project, which forms part of TEN-T Priority Project 21 “Motorways of the Sea”, will run until 2013 and includes the participation of […]

  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    OSPAR experts met for the first time with their HELCOM colleagues from the Baltic to discuss common challenges with monitoring both impulsive and continuous underwater noise, in Göteborg, Sweden. The meeting, which was held earlier this month, considered the development of new indicators to understand the impact of impulsive noise on sensitive species and the […]

  • 18 April 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Fugro has been awarded a EUR 3.1 million hydrographic survey contract by the Finnish and Swedish Hydrographic Offices for a 13,000 km2 area taking in shipping routes between Sweden and Finland, in the Gulf of Bothnia, Baltic Sea. The areas to be surveyed in the summer of 2011 are within the Swedish and Finnish EEZ, […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Nord Stream Shared its Environmental Database with the Scientific Community for a Better Future of the Baltic Sea using its Data and Information Fund (DIF) online portal. This portal enables Nord Stream to share its extensive knowledge and survey data with the scientific community for the further research and preservation of the Baltic Sea. The DIF covers […]

  • 8 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has designated the North Sea and the Baltic Sea as NOx Emission Control Area (NECA) starting from January 1, 2021 onwards. Reached during IMO’s 70th Marine Environment Protection Committee, the NECA regulation, which applies to all vessels built after 2021, requires to reduce NOx emissions by 80% compared to the […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Nord Stream AG has presented the results and learnings of the environmental monitoring of the Nord Stream Pipeline at the Baltic Sea Days in St. Petersburg. The findings show that the construction of the two 1,224 km offshore pipelines through the Baltic Sea had only minor and short-term impacts on the environment. From planning to […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Today Oceana published new proposals for the protection of twelve areas in the Baltic Sea and Kattegat. All the proposed areas include vulnerable, threatened or declining species or communities which need immediate protection. Oceana is proposing new marine protected areas (MPAs) in order to enhance the status of the Baltic Sea, whose ecosystems are badly […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Vessels

    Elcome International, the Dubai-based maritime solutions provider, said it had completed a satellite communications retrofit program for a major fleet of liquefied natural gas tankers providing broadband data and voice services. The company said in a statement on Tuesday that its team decommissioned the existing VSAT systems and installed new SAILOR 900 antennas and below-deck systems […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has appointed Mr. Frank Verhoeven as the new President of the IADC Board of Directors. In accepting his appointment as president, Mr. Verhoeven thanked retiring president Mr. Peter de Ridder for his contributions to the success of the IADC. Mr. De Ridder held the position for 4 years […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Scotland’s renewables industry received a welcome boost this morning with one of the country’s offshore wind projects allocated funding for the next 15 years, and support announced for a number of onshore wind farms. “With Neart na Gaoithe and the Beatrice development in the Moray Firth, we now have just over 1GW of offshore wind […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Digital Container Shipping Association welcomes five more members.

  • 4 August 2014

    Global FLNG Forum – Malaysia will gather global gas experts to look into latest developments in floating LNG. Natural gas is one of the most important resources in the world today, mainly because it is one of the cleanest burning fossil fuels and its diverse household and industry applications. Ample amount of natural gas resources […]

  • 3 July 2014

    Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri debuts today on MTA, the main market of Borsa Italiana, Italy’s main stock exchange. Fincantieri is one of the largest shipbuilding groups in the world, operating in the design and construction of complex ships with high technological capabilities, such as merchant and naval vessels, offshore and mega yachts. Fincantieri raised €351 million […]

  • 9 April 2014

    LNG player Woodside welcomed the formal signing of The Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement (KAFTA) in Seoul. Woodside has long-term links with South Korea through partnership in its offshore exploration sector and sales and marketing of oil, condensate and LNG products. The company also has an important relationship with the country’s shipyards and technology providers. Woodside […]