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  • 21 February 2012
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    RenewableUK, the renewable energy trade association, has welcomed a new report by the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee which calls for an increase in the deployment of wave and tidal power. The Committee Chairman Tim Yeo MP said “Britannia really could rule the waves when it comes to marine renewable energy”. The Committee calls […]

  • 16 February 2015

    The Senate Finance Committee approved a bipartisan bill introduced by U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Richard Burr to put LNG on equal footing with diesel fuel under the federal highway excise tax.

  • 21 February 2012
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    RenewableUK, the renewable energy trade association, has welcomed a new report by the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee which calls for an increase in the deployment of wave and tidal power. The Committee Chairman Tim Yeo MP said “Britannia really could rule the waves when it comes to marine renewable energy”. The Committee calls […]

  • 16 February 2015

    The Senate Finance Committee approved a bipartisan bill introduced by U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Richard Burr to put LNG on equal footing with diesel fuel under the federal highway excise tax.

  • 25 July 2012

    SSE welcomes the Select Committee’s report, which examines the views of an extremely wide range of stakeholders, including financiers, NGOs, consumer groups and utilities, as an important contribution to the current electricity market reform (EMR) debate. The Report’s conclusions and recommendations, the vast majority of which SSE supports, illustrate the level of concern that many […]

  • 1 October 2015

    Bipartisan legislation approved by the House Energy and Commerce Committee will strengthen U.S. energy security by streamlining the approval process for exports of LNG, promoting infrastructure improvements, and training workers for new opportunities in the energy sector, said API.

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Greens congratulated the Royal Bank of Scotland on their decision not to finance the Abbot Point coal port expansion, coming just before the World Heritage Committee is due to decide the fate of the Great Barrier Reef. “The Royal Bank of Scotland joins Deutsche Bank and HSBC in announcing that they will not […]

  • 23 July 2012

    Responding to the publication of the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee report, Dr. Tony Cocker, Chief Executive of E.ON UK said: “These reforms matter but they must be delivered in a way that benefits consumers as well as the companies that want to make significant investments in Britain’s future. “We remain supportive of the […]

  • 5 June 2019

    The U.S. Offshore Marine Service Association (OMSA) has formed the OMSA Wind Committee said to be dedicated to supporting the local offshore wind industry and the Jones Act. The OMSA Board of Directors unanimously adopted the resolution to create the committee and charged it with making recommendations on strategies and initiatives that increase U.S. maritime industry involvement in […]

  • 5 June 2019

    The U.S. Offshore Marine Service Association (OMSA) has formed the OMSA Wind Committee said to be dedicated to supporting the local offshore wind industry and the Jones Act. The OMSA Board of Directors unanimously adopted the resolution to create the committee and charged it with making recommendations on strategies and initiatives that increase U.S. maritime industry involvement in […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee last Thursday, May 12th 2016, visited the Somerset Levels to discuss dredging and efforts to increase Somerset’s resilience against flood waters. During the visit, the Committee meet the Environment Agency and local partners in Taunton to find out what has been done to better prepare Somerset for future severe […]

  • 3 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    On 18 April 2012, the Maritime Law Committee submitted its report on contracts for the carriage of goods wholly or partly by sea (the Rotterdam rules). The report was submitted to the Minister for Business and Growth in May 2012. The report concerns the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Carriage of Goods […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Classification society Germanischer Lloyd (GL) recently held its Mexican Committee Meeting in Mexico City. It was chaired by the President of the Mexican Committee, Mr. Juan Pablo Vega, the owner of Naviera Integral, one of GL’s longstanding clients in Mexico. The meeting, which was attended by industry stakeholders, clients and GL experts, examined some of […]

  • 20 September 2013

    The Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure today unanimously approved bipartisan water resources reform legislation that cuts federal red tape and bureaucracy, streamlines the infrastructure project delivery process, fosters fiscal responsibility, and strengthens our water transportation networks to promote America’s competitiveness, prosperity, and economic growth. H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013 […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Research & Development

    Pipeline Research Council International’s (PRCI) executive assembly has approved a motion to form a subsea technical committee.  The newly created technical committee (TC) will be dedicated to solving the challenges faced by subsea pipeline operators related to the design, construction, and integrity management of risers, flowlines and umbilicals. PRCI president Cliff Johnson said that, “the addition […]

  • 15 June 2016

    Pakistan’s Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) on Tuesday reviewed the pricing mechanism for regasified LNG, approving a US$1.2 per unit price raise, previously rejected by the Oil and gas Regulatory Authority.

  • 23 August 2012

    India aims to attain self-sufficiency in ship-repair and emerge as a dominant ship repair centre in Asia by raising the share of Indian shipbuilding in the global shipbuilding market to 5% share by 2020. The vision document of the Ministry, “Maritime Agenda 2010-2020” aims to have a well developed shipbuilding and ship repair industry of […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Members of the Harbor Advisory Committee paid a site visit to the new Cowes Breakwater today, Tuesday 29th September, to get a close-up view of the 350-meter long structure and learn about the construction process from contractor Boskalis Westminster. Ben Willows, Chairman of the Advisory Committee (CHAC), said: “We are very appreciative to CHC for […]

  • 27 February 2012

    The adhoc committee set up by the Lagos State House of Assembly to probe and evaluate illegal dredging and reclamation of land on Lagos… By Oziegbe Okoeki (thenationonlineng) [mappress] Source: thenationonlineng, February 27, 2012; Image: pexgol

  • 2 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Environment

    The UK will need 75GW of operating offshore wind capacity to reach net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions target by 2050, according to a recent report by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC). Currently, the UK has around 8GW of operating offshore wind capacity. The recent sector deal has set a target of 30GW of operating capacity by […]

  • 21 March 2007

    CAN Geophysical ASA (SCAN) today announced that the company has agreed to sell its three new building high capacity 3D vessels, including complete seismic equipment, to Ship Finance International Limited (Ship Finance) based on a total price of USD 210 million, or USD 70 million per vessel. The agreement includes a lease-back over 12 years […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Authorities & Government

    Today’s report from the Scottish Government’s Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee said that tourism would not be negatively affected by wind turbines, what dismissed Donald Trump’s claims that offshore wind development would seriously damage Scotland’s financial state by discouraging tourists to visit the country. Even though, Mr. Trump submitted written evidence to the inquiry and […]