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  • 18 July 2014

    After being listed on OFAC’s Sectoral Sanctions Identification List, Russia’s natural gas producer, Novatek, issued a statement saying the sanctions do not threaten the company’s projects. Novatek’s financial position is stable and the cash flows are sufficient to fulfill key strategic plans, continuing the large-scale projects implementation, it said. The company, which owns a controlling […]

  • 21 October 2014

    The outbreak of Ebola in Western African countries has hit the headlines. Ebola is a disease of humans and other primates caused by ebola viruses. Signs and symptoms typically start between two days and three weeks after contracting the virus, with a fever, sore throat, muscle pain and headaches. Then, vomiting, diarrhea and rash usually […]

  • 1 December 2011

    The boom in liquefied natural gas exports from Queensland’s coal-seam gas is set to increase prices and put pressure on the government’s …   (theaustralian) [mappress] Source: theaustralian, December 1, 2011; Image: woodside

  • 13 October 2011

    The nation’s shipping sector may have to ‘wade’ through slightly choppy waters next year with the announcement of a new income tax… (theborneopost) [mappress] Source: theborneopost, October 13, 2011

  • 6 February 2012

    Offshore wind turbines could pose a threat to the Britain’s nuclear submarine fleet said the Ministry of Defence chiefs, reports Scotsman. Wind turbine blades affect sonar images to the level of distorting and impeding visibility what could result in a submarine collision or running aground. Outer Firth of Clyde was selected for the offshore wind […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Italian cable specialist Prysmian released its figures for the first half of 2014. Sales amounted to €3,287 million compared with €3,504 million in the first half of 2013, posting organic growth of +1.3%, assuming the same group perimeter and excluding metal price and exchange rate effects. “The results of the first half of 2014 include […]

  • 14 August 2015

    China’s first floating LNG import terminal, the Tianjin FSRU, has not been affected by two massive explosions that took place in the northeastern Chinese city of Tianjin late Wednesday.

  • 21 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Malaysian port operator Westports Holdings Berhad saw a 5 percent decline in its total throughput volumes during the first half of 2017, mainly attributed to the ongoing changes in the container shipping industry. Namely, the company said it handled 4.66 million TEUs during the first half, compared to 4.9 million TEUs recorded in the corresponding period a […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    DP World Australia terminals to be affected by the announced strike.

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Norway-based maritime firm Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding informed that its total income and net profit for the third quarter of 2017 were affected by mixed operating results and restructuring. The group delivered a total income of USD 104 million in the quarter ended September 30, including a USD 40 million accounting loss from reclassification of NorSea Group from associate to subsidiary […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Chilean port, towage and logistics services provider SAAM has seen its net income for the first quarter of 2017 plunge by 44.8 percent to USD 8.1 million, from USD 14.6 million seen in the corresponding period of 2016. SAAM informed that its operating results for the period were also down by 20.5 percent to USD 23.4 […]

  • 22 October 2007

    In Finland, the Union of Salaried Employees (TU) began a strike on Monday 22 October. The first stage of the strike is affecting seven large enterprises in the mechanical engineering and metal products industry in Finland, including Aker Yards. ‘Our 4,000 employees at Aker Yards in Finland may be affected within a week’, says Juha […]

  • 12 August 2014

    Schlumberger, one of the biggest oilfield services providers in the world, is closely monitoring the situation in Russia following the economic sanctions imposed by the USA and EU. “In the past week, both the United States and the European Union (EU) have announced economic sanctions and restrictions relating to Russia that is affecting its energy, defense […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Brexit, which denominates British European Union (EU) exit referendum, could have a massive impact on the offshore renewables sector, according to Renewables Consulting Group (RCG). Energy and environmental policies are unlikely to be a priority for the British public as the European Union exit referendum looms, the consultancy company said. With no precedent set for Member […]

  • 26 November 2009
    Business & Finance

    AMSTERDAM – Royal Boskalis Westminster nv is not active in Dubai and is therefore not affected by the current financial problems in the country, said a spokesman from the dredging contractor Thursday… Source: Financieel Dagblad, November 26, 2009

  • 25 October 2010

    Scientists are checking the health of seagrass beds and coral reefs off Fremantle following environmental tests that showed the plume from Fremantle Ports long- running dredging project was cutting light to areas of high ecological value.

  • 29 February 2016

    The impact of the UK’s agreed deal with the European Union on the reformed membership of the UK to the EU as released on 19 February 2016 is not significant for the shipping and maritime industry, according to the UK’s Chamber of Shipping. The deal, passed by the European Council in agreement with all 28 Member States, […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Athens-based containership owner Danaos Corporation recorded a net loss of USD 8.39 million in the third quarter of 2016 mainly due to the bankruptcy of South Korean carrier Hanjin Shipping. As a result of Hanjin’s bankruptcy, Danaos said it did not recognize any operating revenues for eight vessels that had been chartered to the South […]

  • 2 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The earthquake which struck New Zealand on November 14 affected financial results of CentrePort, Wellington port operator, as the company suffered a net loss of NZD 35.7 million (USD 25.3 million) in the second half of 2016.  CentrePort has achieved net underlying profit after tax (before earthquake provisions and Fair Value Adjustments) of NZD 8.8 million […]

  • 12 November 2012

    Scientists at the University of Liverpool have discovered that proposed offshore renewable energy developments in the English Channel have the potential to affect the foraging behaviour of northern gannets from Alderney in the Channel Islands. The study by the University of Liverpool, the British Trust for Ornithology and Alderney Wildlife Trust, funded by the Alderney […]

  • 14 June 2010

    The Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Company (NLNG) would not be under any threat from the discovery of unconventional gas in Europe and Austra… [mappress] Source: businessdayonline, June 14, 2010;

  • 11 August 2010

    A sharp decline in global gas prices over the past two years is a source of concern to Qatar but it will not affect profitability of the Gul… (emirates 24/7) [mappress] Source: emirates 24/7, August 11, 2010;