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  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a split decision, the Fourth District Court of Appeal has upheld the Coastal Commission’s conditions on two property owners’ reconstruction of a seawall in Encinitas after it was destroyed in a storm, including limiting the new seawall’s permit to a 20-year term. The majority ruling by Presiding Justice Judith McConnell is written much like […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Wednesday, October 23th, in Brussels, entrepreneurs from the port of Rotterdam and representatives of the Port of Rotterdam Authority and employers’ organisation Deltalinqs met with Vice-President of the European Commission Kallas and European Commissioner Oettinger. The Dutch Cabinet was represented by Prime Minister Rutte. The key question was How does Rotterdam’s port and industrial […]

  • 7 December 2006

    The European Commission has approved under EC Treaty state aid rules regional investment aid of

  • 3 March 2015
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development

    The European Commission has today launched a new Policy Support Facility (PSF) to help EU Member States reform their research and innovation policies. Such reforms are a priority for EU economic policy as highly performing research and innovation systems can kick-start renewed growth and job creation. The first countries to make use of the Facility […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Research & Development

    The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) is to play a leading role in the largest marine science project that the European Commission has ever funded. The €20 million AtlantOS project, due to start in January 2015, will bring together a wide spectrum of scientific disciplines from over 60 research organisations across the world in order to […]

  • 17 July 2015

    Marine Power Systems (MPS) has welcomed the European Commission’s proposal for an Innovation Fund, which aims to strengthen the Emission Trading Scheme and support emerging renewable technologies. The company said that its wave energy technology, the WaveSub, has huge potential to contribute to energy security targets across the EU (and globally) and will reduce reliance on […]

  • 25 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Edinburgh-based tidal energy company Nova Innovation has won the European Commission’s Enterprise Europe Network Award 2018, announced in Vienna on 24 October. 

  • 20 July 2015

    Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company that is developing technology designed to harness wave energy, welcomes the European Commission’s proposal for an Innovation Fund, to strengthen the Emission Trading Scheme and support emerging renewable technologies. MPS is developing the WaveSub to provide renewable energy source through harnessing wave energy. Dr. Gareth Stockman said: “MPS […]

  • 16 February 2016

    The European Commission has on Tuesday released new proposals for a raft of measures related to prevention of gas crises and better coordination between EU countries. The proposals will also “tighten-up so-called intergovernmental agreements in the energy field between EU and non-EU countries and set out a strategy for boosting energy security through access to […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Authorities & Government

    Today, the European Commission launched the European Smart specialisation platform on energy, which will support regions and Member States in using Cohesion Policy funding more effectively for promoting sustainable energy. The Platform will help regions to share their expertise on sustainable energy investments and especially on the deployment of innovative low-carbon technologies. By supporting the […]

  • 9 April 2012

    According to, the Crescent City Harbor District is moving forward on obtaining permits for harbor repairs. The commission will review a few permits regarding repairs on the inner and outer basin of the harbor. Some of the special conditions staff is recommending include a submittal of an erosion and sedimentation control plan and a […]

  • 17 July 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment

    As part of the Energy Union strategy, the Commission presented proposals to deliver a new deal for energy consumers, to launch a redesign of the European electricity market, to update energy efficiency labelling and to revise the EU Emissions Trading System. According to European Commission (EC), the package represents an important step towards implementing the […]

  • 31 July 2015

    Stena Line considers the European Commission’s tacit approval of public financing of the Fehmarn Belt fixed rail-road link between Denmark and Germany discriminatory and not in line with EU State aid rules. Consequently, Stena Line will await the publication of the full decision and consider to appeal the Decision. Stena Line is a provider of […]

  • 23 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Middle Peninsula Planning District Commission (MPPDC), Gloucester County, VA, as part of its efforts to update the region’s Long-Range Transportation Plan to include waterways, is seeking the public’s input through an online survey, MPPDC Director Lewie Lawrence announced yesterday. “The updated transportation plan will feature a newly created waterways section that will allow us […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Freeport of Riga ambitious Krievu Island project will be officially commissioned today, November 16 at 14:00 EET, in Latvia. Built under the framework of “Development of Infrastructure on Krievu Island for the Transfer of Port Activities from the City Centre” – the €133.65 million project represents one of the largest infrastructure projects in the country. Four dry bulk […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Human Capital, Ports & Logistics

    The European Commission has issued guidelines aimed at helping to repatriate seafarers stuck on ships amid coronavirus lockdown measures and resolve the current crew-change crisis. The guidelines are calling on the EU member states to create a network of ports where crew changes can take place without delays. The prolonged stay of seafarers on board […]

  • 26 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The European Commission has approved the support for six French offshore wind farms selected in the country’s first two tendering rounds. The projects include Courseulles-sur-Mer, Fécamp, Saint-Nazaire and Saint-Brieuc from the Round 1 tender in 2012, as well as Round 2 winners Dieppe-Le Tréport and Ile d’Yeu et de Noirmoutier from 2014. The selected offshore wind farms will receive support in […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The European Commission is proposing to incorporate an agreement between social partners to improve the working conditions of seafarers on board EU-flagged vessels in EU law. The proposal will ensure that seafarers are better protected against abandonment in foreign ports in the future, and will strengthen their rights to compensation in the event of death […]

  • 18 May 2018

    The European Commission adopts a proposal aimed at simplifying ship reporting requirements.

  • 17 March 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    The Vice President of the European Commission in charge of the Energy Union, Maroš Šefčovič, has visited the Mutriku wave energy plant in Spain.

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New detached Cowes Breakwater, delivered by Cowes Harbour Commission, unlocks the harbour’s potential and creates catalyst for investment and job opportunities. CHC appointed Boskalis Westminster to undertake construction of the new £7 million detached breakwater for Cowes on the Isle of Wight. The protection provided by the Cowes Breakwater has now enabled the planned marina […]

  • 23 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    US Federal Trade Commission challenges Wilhelmsen Group’s planned acquisition of Drew Marine Group.