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  • 13 January 2021
    Collaboration, Environment, Innovation, Outlook & strategy, Regulation & policy, Research & Development, Rules & Regulation, Transition

    Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has joined the Hydrogen Council, as a steering member to foster cross-sector collaboration that will accelerate research and development related to clean hydrogen derived fuels and solutions. The Hydrogen Council is a global CEO-led initiative that brings together leading companies with a united vision and long-term ambition for hydrogen to foster […]

  • 28 December 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Innovation, Technology

    X1 Wind, which leads the PivotBuoy floating wind platform project in Spain, has been selected in the last round of funding in the pilot phase of the European Innovation Council (EIC) Accelerator. The company has been chosen for funding support together with 37 European start-ups and SMEs to receive between EUR 1 million and EUR […]

  • 30 November 2020
    Authorities & Government, Business developments & projects, Project & Tenders

    Poland’s Council of Ministers has adopted the draft bill supporting the development of offshore wind energy in the Baltic Sea. This summer, the Polish government published the revised draft offshore wind bill which would allow for 5.9 GW of capacity to be offered via Contracts for Difference (CfDs) by the end of June 2021. According […]

  • 11 September 2020
    Authorities & Government, Environment, Ports & Logistics, Regulation & policy, Rules & Regulation, Vessels

    The World Shipping Council has raised serious concerns for maritime trade and global efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions if the EU expands its Emissions Trading System (ETS) to include international shipping. In July, the European Parliament’s environment committee voted to include CO2 emissions from the maritime sector in the EU ETS and the EU […]

  • 4 September 2020
    Business developments & projects, Infrastructure, Research & Development, Transition

    A number of Japanese energy companies have joined forces in developing a hydrogen supply-chain in the Kobe/Kansai area.

  • 28 July 2020
    Business developments & projects, Collaboration, Environment, Outlook & strategy, Transition

    The Hydrogen Council, a global CEO-led coalition working to enable the global energy transition through hydrogen, has welcomed three new members from the maritime sector.

  • 23 July 2020
    Environment, Vessels

    The condition of the decaying oil storage vessel Safer, floating north of Hodeidah, Yemen, is deteriorating daily, posing a major threat of an oil spill, the UN Security Council was told last week. There is a concern that the dilapidated tanker might rapture causing an explosion and oil spill into the Gulf of Aden, triggering […]

  • 6 July 2020
    Authorities & Government, Regulation & policy

    German Federal Council (Bundesrat) has called for the country’s offshore wind ambitions to be raised, with a target for 2035 to be set at 30 GW, in a resolution from its last meeting before the summer break. In the resolution from 3 July, the Council primarily called for a rapid reform of the country’s Renewable […]

  • 6 July 2020
    Authorities & Government, Regulation & policy

    German Federal Council (Bundesrat) did not accept the recently proposed offshore wind tendering model with open arms at its latest session on 3 July. The Council found the new model, introduced in a bill amending the existing Offshore Wind Act (WindSeeG), should go more along the lines of Contracts for Difference (CfDs). The amendment also […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Iberia Parish Council, State of Louisiana, has passed a resolution that may go a long way in alleviating drainage and fisheries concerns in the parish, The Daily Iberian reports.  The council voted unanimously to appropriate $5,000 from the GOMESA fund for costs related to the planning of the Coast Historical Hydrological Restoration Project. According […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Portland City Council has approved a $20 million federal grant application for the Portland Harbor Commercial Revitalization Project. According to the Portland Press Herald, the $20 million Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant would pay for roughly two-thirds of the $30 million dredging project. The City Council also confirmed the story saying […]

  • 28 February 2020
    Authorities & Government, Storage

    North Norfolk District Council, working in partnership with East Suffolk Council, has expressed concerns about the impact of proposed onshore National Grid cable connections for offshore wind farms and wider implications for the district in a letter addressed to the UK Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. Under proposed plans, the North Norfolk and […]

  • 28 February 2020
    Authorities & Government, Storage

    North Norfolk District Council, working in partnership with East Suffolk Council, has expressed concerns about the impact of proposed onshore National Grid cable connections for offshore wind farms and wider implications for the district in a letter addressed to the UK Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. Under proposed plans, the North Norfolk and […]

  • 6 February 2020
    Research & Development

    The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has allocated EUR 1.1 million for research into large-scale offshore wind production, offshore storage and transport alternatives.

  • 6 February 2020
    Research & Development

    The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has allocated EUR 1.1 million for research into large-scale offshore wind production, offshore storage and transport alternatives.

  • 10 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Moray Council has expanded its dredging capabilities with the James Fisher Prolec’s guidance system pcX-Pro. The pcX-Pro system, built into the Council’s dredger Selkie, allows the user to see detailed digital terrain models and designs of the environment around them. On water-based projects this system allows the operator to ensure that they dredge the sea […]

  • 6 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) and the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council have announced a public meeting to present the Council’s Funded Priorities List (FPL 3a). This will be the first in-person Gulf Coast public meeting held during the RESTORE Council’s 32-day public review and comment period on Funded Priorities List (FPL) […]

  • 2 December 2019

    UK Marine Energy Council is looking for an experienced public affairs director to work to further develop the sector across the UK. The ‘Marine Energy Council’ (MEC) is the national-level representation of the UK marine energy sector. The MEC has so far operated as a network of companies and people and is now seeking to […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Rules & Regulation

    Last week, ambassadors of the EU member states agreed on their position on a proposal that revises EU MRV.

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Scottish Offshore Wind Energy Council (SOWEC) has officially launched, calling for the goal of having at least 8GW of offshore wind in Scottish waters by 2030. The council, launched on 29 October, said it aims to lead and support the industry, boost the local content of projects and increase jobs in line with the UK Offshore […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    More than $300,000 has been awarded to five coastal councils across New South Wales to undertake planning in coastal and estuarine areas, the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment reports.  Commenting the latest announcement, Minister for Local Government, Shelley Hancock, said that the funding is being provided to assist councils prepare plans to set […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Kingston District Council, South Australia, has agreed to dispose of its original cutter suction dredger following a unanimous decision at their September meeting. In making this decision, Mayor Kay Rasheed said that “it simply came down to the fact that the vessel is no longer able to be effectively utilized.” Given the significant increase […]

  • 19 August 2019
    Authorities & Government

    New Jersey’s Governor Phil Murphy has signed an executive order to establish a Council for the Wind Innovation and New Development (WIND) Institute. The Council will be charged with developing and implementing a plan to create a regional hub for New Jersey’s offshore wind industry and build upon the Murphy Administration’s commitment to making New […]

  • 16 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of South Australia’s Department for Environment and Water said in its latest release that the regional and outer metropolitan councils can now apply for funding to repair, conserve and enhance SA coastline.  The grants, known as the Regional Coast Protection Fund, will provide $4 million funding over four years to help regional and […]

  • 9 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New Zealand’s Dunedin City Council (DCC) is closely monitoring coastal erosion in front of Kettle Park. Recent high seas have washed away sand along about 200m of Ocean Beach, by Kettle Park. This has exposed rubble in front of the dune which was placed in 2007 as part of protection measures for the dune […]