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  • 20 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    After several months of close work with Lloyd’s Register, Piraeus based Aegean Shipping Management S.A. has been certified by Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance (LRQA) against 4 international management system standards. During a ceremony held at Aegean’s premises on September 18th, Mr George Melissanidis received the certifications against ISO 9001:2008 for Quality Management, ISO 14001:2004 for […]

  • 3 May 2010
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    After nine agonizing years of political battles, the first offshore wind farm to be built in the United States has finally been approved. [mappress] Source: kansascity, May 01, 2010;

  • 18 December 2013

    Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA («EMGS») has issued Claims against each of  Petroleum Geo-Services ASA,  PGS Exploration (UK) Limited and PGS Geophysical AS (together “PGS”) in the High Court of Justice, Patent Court, London, UK.   EMGS explained that the basis for these Claims is the evaluation by EMGS that PGS has used the Towed Streamer EM […]

  • 19 August 2014

    Russia’s Gazprom asked the government to block the changes to the gas-export law that now allows the other state-run company, Rosneft, to export LNG abroad, claiming it would create too much competition between domestic exporters. According to Bloomberg, Gazprom’s deputy CEO Valery Golubev wrote a letter to the Energy Ministry saying that the law “will strengthen […]

  • 28 June 2013

    In the arbitration procedure initiated by Italian oil and gas exploration company Edison International against Croatian oil company INA, d.d., related to the Production Sharing Agreement in the Contract Area of the Republic of Croatia Offshore Adriatic Sea Izabela and Iris/Iva blocks, the Arbitral Tribunal resolved that compensation claims against INA have been rejected. The parties […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Cleveland recently petitioned the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works to modify the description of the Cleveland Harbor navigation project in law to prevent sediment dredged from the Cuyahoga River from being placed in Lake Erie. That request has now been supported by a bipartisan group of six US Congressional Representatives from Ohio. […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Canadian Merchant Services Guild has launched a strike against the country’s shipping company Algoma Central Corporation. The union represents navigation and engineering officers on the company’s domestic product tanker fleet. As informed, 54 employees of Algoma Tankers Limited are involved in the strike. “The union has provided assurance that the vessels affected by the strike […]

  • 11 September 2014

    As the Scottish referendum approaches, everyone seems to have an opinion whether the Scots should remain part of the Kingdom or not. In a statement issued yesterday, Bob Dudley, the US-born CEO of BP, UK’s largest oil company, said that he, and the company, were in favor of the unaltered map of the UK. The statement […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Chinese energy company Primeline Energy said on Wednesday it would start arbitration proceedings against oil giant CNOOC. The move follows the arbitration proceeds initiated by Primeline Energy last month against Zheijang Gas, relating to a dispute over non-payment for gas from an offshore gas field in China. Primeline Energy has now, as previously announced, turned […]

  • 25 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Russia has dropped the first criminal charges against Arctic 30 activist Anthony Perrett. As Greenpeace reports, Mr. Perrett has requested an exit visa from the Federal Migration Service to allow him to leave Russia. Anthony is one of the people who were seized when the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise was boarded after a peaceful protest […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Research & Development, Technology

    AXYS Technologies Inc has announced the EDP Inovação (EDPi) WindSentinel floating LiDAR system has survived a major storm that ravaged the coast of Portgual near Viana do Castelo on October 16, 2014. Enduring gale force winds with gusts of over 90 km/hr and waves the size of three-story buildings (10 metres high), the WindSentinel remained on-station, […]

  • 18 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    PGS has been informed that WesternGeco has filed a complaint against PGS in Houston alleging infringement of four patents. These patents were part of the litigation between WesternGeco and ION Geophysical regarding the DigiFIN steering device. For the case to continue WesternGeco will also have to take steps to serve the complaint against PGS. PGS […]

  • 14 December 2005

    Robotic patrol boats could safeguard the seas from piracy and fight ocean-going people traffickers, reports Tracey Logan in the BBC World Service’s Discovery programme.

  • 15 October 2009

    The German warship Bremen intervened against suspected pirates yesterday. A helicopter from the EU Navfor warship identified suspected pirate craft in the Somali Basin. The suspected craft consisted of a mother skiff and two smaller skiffs, near the Seychelles.

  • 29 October 2014
    Research & Development, Technology

    AXYS Technologies Inc has announced the EDP Inovação (EDPi) WindSentinel floating LiDAR system has survived a major storm that ravaged the coast of Portgual near Viana do Castelo on October 16, 2014. Enduring gale force winds with gusts of over 90 km/hr and waves the size of three-story buildings (10 metres high), the WindSentinel remained on-station, […]

  • 9 December 2014

    Three Oil Free Wellington activists locked on together at the entrance of the New Zealand Petroleum and Minerals headquarters in Wellington to protest the 15 new oil and gas permits which have been announced by the Government today. The activists were subsequently arrested. Fifteen new permits have been granted both on and offshore with a total acreage […]

  • 30 May 2011

    Musicians Jimmy Barnes, John Butler and ex Midnight Oil drummer Rob Hirst have sung in protest outside the head offices of two of Australia’… (smh) [mappress] Source: smh, May 30, 2011;

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Fluor, the main contractor for the Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm, has filed a legal claim against Ramboll in which it states that the foundation design for the wind farm’s meteorological mast was done unprofessionally and contributed to project delays and financial loss.  The contractor is seeking GBP 1.4 million as a compensation for having to replace the met […]

  • 27 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    (Xinhua)- Thousands of people joined hands at the weekend across beaches from Florida to California to form a human chain to protest … Source: ChinaDaily [mappress] Source: Chinadaily, June 27, 2011;

  • 22 August 2012
    Authorities & Government

     In respect of the Scottish Government’s target based renewable energy programme, a serious complaint has been filed to hold both the UK and the Scottish Government to account via the United Nations. It should be appreciated that both the EU and the UK are now being held to account by the United Nations Economic Commission […]

  • 31 March 2011

      Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE), Border Patrol and the Drug Enforcement Administration use robots and radar to detect the cross border… (msnbc) [mappress] Source: msnbc , March 30, 2011;

  • 23 September 2011

    The City Council is continuing their fight to prevent LNG from trucking Liquefied Natural Gas through Savannah.   (wsav) [mappress] Source: wsav, September 23, 2011