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  • 25 May 2016
    Authorities & Government

    A new bill that would provide a better environment for the offshore wind industry was submitted to the Massachusetts House of Representatives on Monday.  The bill requires utility companies in Massachusetts to solicit joint proposals and enter into long-term contracts with offshore wind companies up to 1,200 megawatts of power by 2027. Additionally, electric utilities will be required […]

  • 11 March 2016

    A draft bill for the advancement of naval financing has been presented to the plenary session of the Panamanian National Assembly.  The bill was introduced by Álvaro Alemán, presidential minister and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP), Jorge Barakat Pitty, Minister of Maritime Affairs and administrator of the AMP, and […]

  • 31 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    It is possible to retire the paper bill of lading nowadays, a recent test of Smart Bill of Lading shows.

  • 11 March 2016

    A draft bill for the advancement of naval financing has been presented to the plenary session of the Panamanian National Assembly.  The bill was introduced by Álvaro Alemán, presidential minister and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP), Jorge Barakat Pitty, Minister of Maritime Affairs and administrator of the AMP, and […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Authorities & Government

    A new bill that would provide a better environment for the offshore wind industry was submitted to the Massachusetts House of Representatives on Monday.  The bill requires utility companies in Massachusetts to solicit joint proposals and enter into long-term contracts with offshore wind companies up to 1,200 megawatts of power by 2027. Additionally, electric utilities will be required […]

  • 9 June 2016

    Massachusetts House of Representatives yesterday passed a bill that requires power distribution companies to enter into long-term contracts to buy 1,200MW of offshore wind power by 2027. The H.4377 bill, which was passed by a landslide vote of 154:1, also requires distribution companies to solicit long-term contracts for purchasing 1,200MW of hydropower. … distribution companies shall jointly enter into cost-effective […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The House Committee on Appropriations yesterday, May 16, marked up the FY19 Energy and Water Appropriations bill. Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. authored, and the committee passed, an amendment to prioritize funding for dredging projects in shallow channels, particularly in channels where shoaling can create hazardous barriers to maritime travel. He issued the following statement applauding […]

  • 18 March 2013

    POLITICIANS, business leaders and environmental groups in the Humber are to debate how the Government’s Energy Bill could affect the area’s renewables ambition. An influential panel of speakers is to use an event in Hull to explain how the legislation may shape the potential of a new, green, economy in the region. The Energising England: […]

  • 23 December 2011

    Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) this week was successful in securing $51.7 million for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects throughout Maryland in the fiscal year 2012 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill. The bill’s biggest allocations include $18.3 million for the annual maintenance dredging of the C&D Canal, $13.6 million for the annual dredging of […]

  • 16 September 2013

    One of the founding fathers of the Australian oil and gas industry and of its industry association, APPEA, passed away over the weekend. Charles William (Bill) Siller, was born in St George, Queensland, and graduated from the University of Queensland with a degree in geology. In the late 1950s and early 1960s,  Bill was one […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The United States Congress last week passed the Fiscal Year 2016 Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill. The bill, which passed 240 to 177, would provide $35.4 billion in FY16 spending – $29 billion for the Department of Energy and $5.6 billion for the Army Corps of Engineers. “The Energy and Waters […]

  • 23 February 2012
    Authorities & Government

    O’Malley’s bill to support the offshore wind energy development in Maryland is scheduled today for House lawmakers. Governor introduced the bill last year which was killed by the lawmakers over concerns about costs. The current bill does not require mandatory contracts, as the one before, but it establishes requirements for the offshore wind power production. […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Authorities & Government

    The Senate Finance Committee voted 7-4 in favor of the Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013 (Senate Bill 275) on Tuesday, the CapitalGazette.com reports. This is not an unexpected move, as the offshore wind bill, proposed by Governor Martin O’Malley, gained massive public support this year, along with the key Senate figures backing up […]

  • 28 June 2018
    Rules & Regulation

    US HoR to vote on a maritime safety bill based on recommendations from El Faro tragedy.

  • 31 May 2013

    STX Marine has announce that Bill Lind has joined the team to further develop their growing portfolio in the Gulf Coast. Bill joins STX Marine as Vice President of Operations (Houston, TX) to continue STX Marine’s success in providing engineering services to clients worldwide, but more specifically the Gulf Coast. Dave McMillan, President of STX […]

  • 10 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    The BPA has been involved in initial discussion on the content of the new Marine Navigation Bill, a Private Members Bill at Westminster, sponsored by Sheryll Murray MP. Although the content is yet to be finalised the Bill is expected to include a number of vital provisions relating to navigational safety at UK ports, which […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) made the following statement on the House floor on Wednesday in support of H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013. “The bill, though far from perfect, is long overdue. There is a lot of go-nowhere, do-nothing talk about creating jobs here on the Hill, but this […]

  • 2 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    From the global warming debate, to reform efforts in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sen. David Vitter, R-La., is set to become the top GOP member of the Senate’s primary environmental committee. Vitter, one of the Senate’s staunchest conservatives, becomes the ranking GOP member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee in January, […]

  • 12 December 2012
    Authorities & Government

    The Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller strongly supports the offshore wind energy bill. He said that he is willing to make changes to the Senate Finance Committee to pass the offshore wind bill for a debate at Senate, writes the Associated Press. “I might have to do that in terms of getting out […]

  • 11 May 2012

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter recently gave his opening remarks at the inaugural meeting of the conference committee tasked with finalizing the Highway Bill between the U.S. House and Senate. Vitter stated that he’ll work to make sure the RESTORE Act and the Realize America’s Maritime Promise (RAMP) Act will be included in the final version […]

  • 13 February 2012
    Authorities & Government

    Gov. Martin O’Malley’s offshore wind energy bill will face strong opposition tomorrow during the Senate Finance Committee hearing, reports Hometown Annapolis. Some business owners said that the utility bill is their single biggest bill after payroll. The bill would increase the energy bills for Maryland residents at USD 2 a month and nonresidential users’ rates […]

  • 21 April 2015

    Governor Bill Walker welcomed the House and Senate’s passing of his Gas Pipeline Right-of-Way bill with unanimous support.