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  • 17 October 2006

    Every year since 2001, the European Union’s scientific advisers have urged a complete halt to cod fishing in the North Sea. Every year European fisheries ministers have discarded the advice, and set quotas ranging from 49,000 tonnes in 2001 to 23,000 tonnes in 2006.

  • 12 September 2007

    Despite cod stocks in UK waters being at risk, fishermen are being forced to throw thousands of tonnes back into the sea dead while Iceland, an important supplier to much of Western Europe, is cutting the amount of cod it catches because of concern over falling stocks.

  • 8 June 2007

    Europe’s seas are in a ‘serious state of decline’ as a result of coastal development, overfishing and pollution from agriculture, warn scientists. The continent’s regional seas will deteriorate even further unless action is taken to curb the threats, they add.

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Antwerp Port Authority has launched a brief survey for potential LNG users in order to inform the future constructor about the facilities that the station must offer. The Port Authority hopes to get input on questions such as which types of customer the facility must serve, and whether the user/operator has a preference for particular technologies. […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Wind energy provided 14% of the EU’s electricity in 2018, which is an increase from 12% in 2017, according to statistics by WindEurope. Last year, wind power capacity rose by 11.3GW in Europe, with 2.65GW offshore and 8.6GW onshore. According to WindEurope, continued growth in capacity and the use of more powerful turbines are helping to increase wind’s share […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tim Cornelius, CEO of tidal energy developer Atlantis Resources, has taken a seat on the Board of Directors of Ocean Energy Europe by becoming a Lead Sponsor of the organisation. Following its acquisition of Marine Current Turbines earlier this year, Atlantis Resources now owns one of the largest and most diverse portfolios in the business, […]

  • 2 February 2006

    Costa Crociere SpA, the leading cruise operator in Europe, will be offering cruises with departures from Dubai starting December in a marketing move which is unprecedented in the global cruise industry.

  • 23 September 2015

    The European Commission debated the EU’s upcoming strategy for LNG and gas storage at a conference.

  • 17 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Europe’s major port operators have shot down the latest EU proposal to shift investments to peripheral ports in the Mediterranean, saying that the allocation of EUR 12 billion (USD 15.3bn) funds should not be motivated by geopolitics and cohesion policies. European Observation Network for Territorial Development and Cohesion (ESPON) proposed an European investment policy to interlink second-tier cities […]