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  • 26 March 2007

    Iran has said its considering charging the 15 British sailors with illegally entering its waters. Prime Minister Tony Blair denied the navy personnel had been in Iranian waters and implied that Tehran should know that Britain has taken the detention seriously.

  • 15 August 2012

    China Shipbuilding Industry Corp (CSIC), one of the largest Chinese shipbuilding conglomerates, has recognized the current setbacks in the country’s shipbuilding industry as a great time to undertake strategic investment moves, one of them being acquisition of some overseas yards. To that end, with a view of technological development of its facilities, the company has […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    London-based shipbroker Clarkson PLC revealed that it is in talks with the board of RS Platou ASA regarding the possible acquisition of all of the issued share capital of Platou. Clarksons said that whilst discussions regarding the combination of these two businesses continue, “there can be no certainty that any transaction will occur.”   “Given the […]

  • 27 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    International consultant Arcadis recently presented Hong Kong the option to create a polder as a mean to tackle the issue of land scarcity. The Hong Kong Government is working on a project that calls for the construction of a group of islands and considers the usual reclamation by infilling with sand. According to the government-appointed […]

  • 15 November 2010

    A.P. Moller-Maersk is considering a new offering of bonds and has engaged banks to advise it. Investorrelations chief Henrik Lund said on Friday the group had hired Barclays, BNP Paribas, Danske Bank, HSBC and Royal Bank of Scotland to advise it.

  • 17 February 2015

    GMB Scotland officers are to seek permission from GMB Scotland Regional Committee to move to ballot members covered by the Offshore Contractors Agreement over possible strike action following what they say are unilateral changes to working conditions. The union says that this follows lack of progress when GMB and Unite met with representatives of the […]

  • 17 March 2011

    Russia is studying possibilities to lower the cost of its South Stream gas pipeline project or replace it with a project stipulating liquefi… (RIA Novosti) [mappress] Source: RIA Novosti, March 17, 2011;

  • 8 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Consistent low-priced natural gas in North America has motivated dozens of marine fleets to consider fueling with LNG. A recent survey by Zeus Development Corporation has identified 42 vessels under development or evaluation. “LNG in North America is leapfrogging past Europe into the next technological generation,” noted Zeus Development Corporation LNG fuel analyst Siyu Chen. […]

  • 21 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    Strang: Carnival Corporation is not considering retrofitting existing vessels to LNG.

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    In the wake of revealed merger plans and alliances that swept across the shipbroking market over the recent period, ship brokerage firm Maersk Broker may also be swayed into the trend. The broker firm’s Chief Executive Anders Hald told Reuters that Maersk Broker is also looking into possible mergers and joint ventures as growing customer demands […]

  • 12 August 2014

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said that Russia may be ready to adopt protective measures for the aircraft, shipbuilding and auto industries, as well as other industries originating from countries that imposed sanctions against Russia. Medvedev said that the decision comes in the wake of the recently imposed order by the Russian President Vladimir Putin aimed […]

  • 21 September 2012

      The Chinese state-owned shipping operator China Ocean Shipping Group Co. (COSCO) is considering a major order of 10 supertankers aimed at building up the group’s fleet capacities amid rising oil imports of the country, Bloomberg reports. According to managing director of tanker arm Dalian Ocean Shipping Co., Meng Qinglin, the plan is still at […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Motivated by stricter environmental regulations, growing pressure to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, rising fuel costs, and availability of new energy sources the shipping industry is forced to consider alternative fuels and new technologies. Battery ready vessels might be one of the alternatives. There are a number of alternative fuels or energy carriers that can be […]

  • 4 May 2010

    Wärtsilä has signed a major contract with the Brazilian industrial group QUIP to supply a total integrated power solution for a new Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel. The order includes three main power modules, commissioning, start-up as well as operational supervision. The vessel is unique in that it will be the first FPSO […]

  • 20 July 2007

    The Saigon Central Container Port Company is now speeding up the construction of a container port capable of handling 1.5 million TEU, or 30 million tonnes of cargo, each year.

  • 5 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    ONE sees adoption of low-sulphur compliant hybrid oil as the most realistic and cost-efficient,  but short-term solution.

  • 13 May 2010

    The Jacksonville Port Authority should see if it can save money by creating an in-house operation for routine dredging, according to a… [mappress] Source: att, May 13, 2010;

  • 13 October 2011

      Decision whether to build an aircraft carrier for Russian Navy will be made in six years, reports Interfax referring to Roman Trotsenko, president of JSC United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC). “Layout of new Russian aircraft carrier is being currently formed. Decision on its construction will be made in 2017″, said the USC president. Development of […]

  • 27 September 2012

    The Gazprom delegation headed by Alexander Medvedev, Deputy Chairman of the Company’s Management Committee is taking part in the 16th International Conference “Sakhalin Oil and Gas 2012”. At the keynote session Alexander Medvedev delivered a speech about Gazprom’s strategy in Asia. It was emphasized that Gazprom Group under the Government’s authority implemented the Eastern Gas Program, which provides for the development of all necessary […]

  • 15 December 2015

    Poland is reportedly mulling a gas link with Lithuania in an attempt to further strengthen the energy security of both countries.

  • 14 June 2006

    Representatives of the company trying to build a liquefied natural gas terminal at the Sparrows Point shipyard Tuesday tried to convince members of the Baltimore County Council not to vote for a bill that would instantly block their efforts. Council Chairman John Olszewski, D-District 7, said he proposed a bill that would ban oil refineries […]

  • 12 April 2013

    Garprom’s CEO Alexey Miller met with Mohamed Kamal Abdel Hamid, Egypt’s Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources in Moscow. “Taking part in the meeting on behalf of the Egyptian party were also Ahmed Soliman Mohamed Fawzy Soliman, Advisor to President for Major Projects, Alaa Mohamed Hamdi Kenavi, Minister Plenipotentiary, and Takher Abdelrahim Ali Abdel Aal, […]