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  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Finnlines Plc has undersigned extensive contracts with two major suppliers for installation of exhaust gas scrubbers for the most of the group’s ships. The first installations will be completed by the end of 2014 and the rest in early 2015. Being equipped with sulphur scrubbers, Finnlines ships will comply with the IMO and EU SOx […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The International Transport Workers’ Federation called on implementation of new International Maritime Organization (IMO) requirements on safe manning of vessels. Over the past three years the IMO has redefined the concept of safe manning of vessels and as a result, as of January 2015, conditions should change. “Flag states and shipowners must now safely and transparently […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Rules & Regulation

    ECSA is asking for more capacity to be added to the list of approved ship recycling facilities.

  • 19 February 2006

    Following the successful deployment of Fugro

  • 5 December 2019

    The Canada Energy Regulator (CER) has approved an application from Chevron Canada to export LNG for a term of 40 years from the proposed Kitimat project.

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    By a joint “musketeer oath” a number of North Western European countries made a commitment earlier this week in Copenhagen to cooperate with a view to making the control of ships’ sulphur emissions more efficient, Danish Maritime Authority (DMA) said.   The background for the meeting was the new, stricter sulphur requirements that take effect […]

  • 19 February 2013

    BMT Cordah (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group, the leading international maritime design, environmental and engineering consultancy, has recently supported several major companies including Endeavour Energy UK Ltd, in their applications for the latest UK Oil and Gas Licensing Round. The 27th Offshore Oil and Gas Licensing Round saw a record number of applications being […]

  • 13 November 2013

    The Draft report of MEP Knut Fleckenstein, the rapporteur on the European Commission proposal for a Regulation on Market access to port services and financial transparency of ports was published on 8 November 2013 and will be discussed in the Transport & Tourism Committee (TRAN) of the European Parliament on 26 November. The rapporteur proposes […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    United Nations’ International Maritime Organization (IMO) has just approved global binding regulations intending to enhance safety of navigation in polar areas. This means, inter alia, new requirements for passenger ships, Danish Maritime Authority said. Following several years of intense negotiations, the IMO Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) approved on Tuesday, May 20th a new set of […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Project & Tenders

    Australian authorities have given their approval for the title transfers of exploration permit WA-359-P, which contains the giant Ironbark gas prospect, to new joint venture partners BP, Beach Energy, and New Zealand Oil & Gas.

  • 6 June 2012

    Sonora resident Keith Walker is challenging in court new state regulations on suction dredging. He claims the state of California is overreaching its authority with the regulations, according to Suction dredging uses a motorized vacuum pump system to sift through gravel in streams. Prospectors often prefer the system over traditional panning because it is […]

  • 20 April 2015

    The Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping, Masamichi Morooka, warned about the dangers of regional maritime regulation being adopted by governments at variance to the global maritime Conventions adopted by IMO. Speaking before members of the Singapore Shipping Association today Morooka said that global rules for a global shipping industry is not just a slogan and criticized […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Rules & Regulation

    On December 14, 2016, the European Parliament supported a set of new rules governing ports in the European Union (EU), with financial transparency being in the focus.  The new rules are aimed at making ports in Europe more efficient and attractive to investors. The lack of clear rules on public funding of port infrastructure and charges […]

  • 12 September 2005

    Cruise ship tourism is increasingly being highlighted by Caribbean officials as evidence of larger numbers of tourist arrivals to many countries in the region. In some cases, pointing to larger numbers of cruise passengers is the plaster that covers a growing sore of decreasing airline passengers and lower hotel occupancy.

  • 3 July 2015

    The Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association said the introduction of new resource management regulations in Western Australia should enhance community confidence in local oil and gas activities.

  • 27 March 2017
    Rules & Regulation

    The European Union (EU) Port Services Regulation (PSR) came into force on March 24, after it was adopted by the European Council earlier this year. EU member states will be required to implement the legislation within two years of the abovementioned date meaning that the PSR will be effective from March 24, 2019. The new regulation establishes a […]

  • 19 June 2015

    Government of British Columbia informed that hydraulic fracturing in B.C. is safely managed as LNG industry becomes reality and natural gas activity increases.

  • 2 January 2017
    Rules & Regulation

    Emissions regulations have a big impact on the maritime industry. What is coming and are the new standards workable for everybody? Looking back at the last couple of years, the maritime sector has witnessed some definite changes concerning certain types of ship emissions. The most notable example of this was the introduction of the Sulphur […]

  • 24 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Damen Shipyards, which has already built up a considerable presence in Argentina since the nineties, is working very closely with Argentinian shipyards and looking forward to expanding its activities in the country. Currently, several Damen ASD tugs are being built in Argentina and very soon work will begin on an entirely new powerful pusher to […]

  • 5 February 2014

    Revised oil and gas well management regulations have been released for public comment by the West Australian Department of Mines and Petroleum (DMP). The draft Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Resources (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2014 address a range of matters, including well design, baseline water monitoring, field development and data administration. DMP Executive Director […]

  • 29 August 2012

    The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association today emphasised the need for changes to the regulatory regime announced by the WA Government today to be science-based, proportionate to risk, and not create barriers to new market entrants in an emerging sector. APPEA’s Chief Operating Officer Western Region Stedman Ellis said: “A safe, well-regulated and well-managed […]

  • 27 April 2016

    The United States Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration issued a notice for a public workshop on LNG regulations to be held on May18-19, 2016.