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  • 13 December 2017

    Economic output from the Welsh maritime sector increased by 16 percent over a five-year period.

  • 27 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The shipping industry’s total employment contribution has increased to 2.1 million people while the total GDP contribution is estimated to have been EUR 140 billion in 2015. The European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) update on the economic value of the EU shipping industry, commissioned from Oxford Economics, shows that the sector directly employed 640,000 people and supported […]

  • 15 October 2014

    The global shipping demand remains subdued by slow economic activity, according to BIMCO, as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) lowers the outlook for 2014 amid lower growth than expected. The IMF data forecasts world growth to come in at 3.3%; down 0.1 points from its previous estimate in July. The IMF has also lowered its […]

  • 10 October 2014

    The founding meeting of the Arctic Economic Council (AEC) was held in Iqaluit, Canada, September 2-3. The new Arctic Economic Council (AEC) is expected to create growth in Arctic areas – with an emphasis on taking the environment and local population into consideration. One of the founding members of the AEC is the Danish Shipowners’ Association, […]

  • 20 January 2012

    Upon fostering the development and advancement of the Maritime Industry, it is of a striking importance to ensure that coastal environments, waterways and oceans are not threatened by shipping and offshore operations. Marine pollution has been recognized as one of many other serious threats to the world’s marine habitats thus many programs and projects have […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Stringent measures to reduce shipping’s impact on the environment need to also be economically sustainable, warns the Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS). Speaking at this week’s Connecticut Maritime Association event in USA, Mr Masamichi Morooka told delegates: “In a truly difficult economic climate like the present, which for many shipping companies is […]

  • 2 March 2009

    The wealthy Gulf state of Dubai has been hit hard by the global economic crisis. Tens of thousands of workers have been laid off and forced to return to their homelands. The Dutch community in Dubai is also feeling the pinch. Dutch dredging company Van Oord is one of those in the firing line.

  • 2 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Flanders Investment & Trade Agency and the Brussels Export & Investment Promotion Agency with the support of East Flanders province (Belgium) will lead an economic delegation to Vietnam, according to the Vietnam Breaking News. The delegation with over 40 company members will arrive in Ho Chi Minh City on December 4-7 and in Hanoi […]

  • 21 July 2014

    The Government of Fiji has notified the European Union of its decision to apply the interim Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the European Union, rendering the EPA between the two parties ready for implementation.   The EPA provides for free access into the EU for all products from the countries concerned. In the Pacific region, […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    The ambition to develop an Arctic ‘silk route’ to connect European or North American ports with Asia is by no means a novelty. Changing climate conditions have reduced the number of months in a year during which the Arctic is covered by stable ice and have thus revived the centuries-old dream of the Dutch and […]

  • 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.

  • 26 October 2015
    Research & Development

    GE will invest up to $1 billion in the power, oil and gas, and healthcare sectors to support Indonesia’s accelerated economic growth. The announcement was made on the sidelines of a meeting between the President of the Republic of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, and the President of United States of America, Barack Obama. The investment will […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Prime Minister, the Rt Hon David Cameron MP, launched an Economic Plan for the East of England today during a visit to the Port of Felixstowe. “The extraordinary scale of the trade you are pioneering is not just fundamental to success in this region it’s fundamental to the success of the whole country,” said the […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Innogy reported an adjusted EBIT of EUR 1,553 million in the first half of 2018, 10% less than in the same period last year, said to be influenced by the negative weather effects on the Renewables division.

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    The shipping industry could only be environmentally sustainable if it is economically sustainable as well, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) told the OECD Working Party on Shipbuilding in Paris. “The perennial challenge facing shipowners is overcapacity, aided and abetted by government subsidies and support measures that encourage shipyards to produce ships that are surplus to […]

  • 12 May 2009

    The global economic downturn has hit shipping hard, forcing many owners to take their vessels off the seas and mothball them at ports. In a hidden and sheltered Cornish river sanctuary, there is a spectacular sight – a sign of just how bad the global downturn has become. The Fal estuary has been filled up […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Governor Tom Corbett has announced that 150 jobs will be preserved due to Act 89, the state’s transportation plan, following his administration’s work to ensure that Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. (MSC) continues shipping to the Port of Philadelphia. The company decided to continue Pennsylvania operations based on its eligibility for a new Intermodal Cargo Growth […]

  • 22 April 2006

    President Olusegun Obasanjo recently announced some new measures his administration would employ to address the many problems of the Niger Delta region. One of the measures is the dredging of River Niger. The dredging of the Niger, which has been on the drawing board of successive federal administrations for many years, has been most welcome […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The Scottish government is looking to commission a set of case studies to characterize the economic activity and social impact for Scotland arising from offshore wind, wave and tidal energy projects.

  • 4 June 2014

    Queensland expects LNG exports to help double economic growth in the Australian state to an 11-year-high of six per cent, Treasurer Tim Nicholls said on Tuesday. “In 2015-16, the ramp up in LNG production is expected to underpin a surge in exports which, combined with an improved domestic economy, is forecast to boost economic growth […]

  • 1 April 2009

    The G20 summit in London will consider drastic action to revive the world economy. The BBC’s Europe editor, Mark Mardell, reports from Marseille on how the economic downturn has hit France’s biggest port. I can barely stand in the force of the wind blowing around the docks of Marseille’s container port.

  • 24 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Europe needs to invest in improvements in European infrastructure to ensure economic growth. This is the opinion of a number of CEOs from European companies, including Hans Smits, Port of Rotterdam Authority. To this end, today, 24 October, they are signing a manifesto with the European Commissioner for Transport, Siim Kallas, calling on European government […]