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  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency’s Chief Executive Sir James Bevan visited a restoration project near Grantham last week. A project to restore vital habitat, boost river ecology and reduce flood risk has been praised by Sir James after he paid a visit to the site. He accompanied Environment Agency officers to the site at Grange Farm near Grantham, […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sir James Bevan, the Environment Agency’s chief executive, visited the Lincolnshire coast last week to see the work being done to reduce flood risk along the east coast and across the county. East coast inundation is one of the top risks facing the county, and Sir James took the opportunity to learn more about the […]

  • 24 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Atkins – a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group – has won a place on a new Environment Agency (EA) framework which will continue to deliver a £2.6 billion program to better protect homes from flooding and coastal erosion. Effective from April 2019, the EA’s Next Generation Supplier Arrangements (NGSA) will form the basis of new […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Sir James Bevan, the new chief executive of the Environment Agency, is visiting Somerset this week where he will see firsthand the improvements made in the area since 2013/14.  He will start his tour in Bridgwater where he will meet local Environment Agency staff. Sir James will then be taken to Burrow Mump, where he will witness the […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Two port agencies, the UAE-based Sharaf Shipping Agency (SSA) and Singapore’s Ben Line Agencies, have joined forces to establish a new global agency company for the wet and dry bulk shipping and commodity markets, WaterFront Maritime Services. To become operational on April 1, 2017, WaterFront Maritime Services is equally owned by SSA and Ben Line […]

  • 17 February 2009

    The signing of the contract between the Dutch company Nieland and the Indian Killick Agencies & Marketing was a perfect ending of the seminar ‘Partership & Cooperation in Heavy Seas’. This seminar was organised on February 12th 2009 at the Renaissance hotel in Mumbai and was meant to answer how to continue shipbuilding in the […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Middle Eastern container line United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) has established a wholly UASC-operated agency in Jordan.  Uffe Østergaard, Chief Commercial Officer at UASC, said that Jordan is a key market for the line. UASC is therefore invested in recruitment of new staff to operate the agency in Jordan. The company  says that it has a long standing tradition and […]

  • 3 May 2005

    Qatar Gas Transport Company (Naqilat) will assume responsibility for providing shipping agency services to all vessels calling at the port of Ras Laffan, it was announced yesterday. Naqilat will act as exclusive agent on behalf of its subsidiary, Naqilat Agency Company, which is to formally take over the task from Qatar Petroleum, when it is […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Hamburg based Rickmers-Linie has appointed Interliner Agencies as its new agent in South Central Europe. The agency contract covers Slovenia, Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, Croatia, Serbia, Albania, Bosnia & Hercegovina, Macedonia and Montenegro. On 1 September 2014, Interliner Agencies took over all sales and agency activities in the above mentioned countries for and on […]

  • 16 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    A permanent flood protection being designed for Severn Stoke is making vital behind-the-scenes progress following a meeting hosted by West Worcestershire MP Harriett Baldwin. The local flood action group met up with experts from the Environment Agency last week to discuss progress on the proposals, which will see bunds and flood gates constructed to protect […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District, along with several state and federal regulatory agencies, approved a new program by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation which offers a new option for mitigating unavoidable impacts to California’s aquatic resources, including wetlands. The new program by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, a non-profit organization, […]

  • 1 July 2007

    Beside the operations within product tanker shipping Broström has a network of ship agencies in several ports along the Swedish coast. They offer ship clearance, forwarding and chartering services for ship owners and other industry customers. One of the companies within the network is Percy Tham i Oxelösund AB, which since 2001 has been jointly […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Klaveness Maritime Agency Inc. (KMAI), part of Norwegian shipping company Torvald Klaveness, informed that KMA in Manila is expanding its crew management services to include two new principals. The companies in question are Singapore-based Nordic Maritime Crewing Services and India’s Chellaram Shipping. Crew management company Nordic Maritime Crewing Services will be bringing in two oil-chemical […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency will next April receive two new vessels that will aid the navigation team on the Medway in their annual dredging & channel maintenance program. New tug and dredger barge, being built for the Agency, are based on an original Canal and River Trust design. The design detailing was provided by Keel Marine of […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The closing workshop of the pilot project “Creation of a European coastguard function” was held on June 2, when three European agencies presented the results of the project. Namely, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex), the European Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA) and European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) jointly presented their results during the […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) and Solstad Shipping have entered into a two year global agency agreement with a two year option, with WSS providing global agency services to Solstad’s 48 vessels worldwide. WSS’s global agency agreement aims to streamline and simplify multiple port call operations for the customer by pre-defining requirements and appointing a global agent […]

  • 8 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Upgrade reflects the agency’s view of the ongoing integration of NCSP into the Transneft group.

  • 5 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The California Natural Resources Agency has announced $8.2 million in funding for 21 Environmental Enhancement and Mitigation (EEM) projects statewide. EEM provides grants to local, state and federal governmental agencies and nonprofit organizations for projects to mitigate environmental impacts caused by new or modified state transportation facilities. “Investment in these projects will help California preserve and protect natural resources […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has confirmed that they plan to dredge part of the River Lune near Lancaster as soon as possible. Morecambe’s MP David Morris revealed this information during his recent visit to the Lancaster John O Gaunt Rowing Club on Halton Road in Skerton. The club was flooded in December, but has since made huge progress thanks to […]

  • 14 January 2013

    China has announced it will join the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), a milestone in international efforts to double the share of renewable energy worldwide by 2030. The accession of China – a world leader in technology manufacturing and the use of wind, solar and hydropower – marks a major step toward universal membership for […]

  • 8 October 2014

    The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA), The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) have joined together to support three demonstration projects that will lay the foundation for the first national network to monitor marine biodiversity at scales ranging from microbes […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ocean Network Express has awarded GAC the agency contract to handle all its vessel calls in Australia.