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  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    Environmental legislation will be at the top of the agenda of Angus Frew, Secretary General & CEO of BIMCO.

  • 28 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    US Congress passed a bill addressing maritime safety issues, raised by the El Faro sinking.

  • 23 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week, GE’s Vice President of Environment, Health & Safety Ann R. Klee responded to state legislators who wrote to the company about the Hudson River Dredging Project. In the letter, she explained the continuing work on the dredging project, reporting about the progress being made and the appropriate next steps. According to Klee, GE expects to complete the […]

  • 15 January 2016
    Authorities & Government

    Roughly 30 legislators, representing all regions of the world, are meeting today in Abu Dhabi at the Legislators Forum 2016 to discuss the deployment of renewable energy, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) announced. The Forum, being held on the eve of the IRENA’s sixth Assembly, will facilitate dialogue between legislators on critical elements of the energy transformation […]

  • 15 January 2016
    Authorities & Government

    Roughly 30 legislators, representing all regions of the world, are meeting today in Abu Dhabi at the Legislators Forum 2016 to discuss the deployment of renewable energy, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) announced. The Forum, being held on the eve of the IRENA’s sixth Assembly, will facilitate dialogue between legislators on critical elements of the energy transformation […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Authorities & Government

    The European Union is looking to pick up pace on its path to achieving a significant part of its Paris Agreement commitment with a provisional agreement to revise the post-2020 EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS), reached by the European Parliament and Council on 9 November.

  • 8 June 2012

      On 24 May 2012, the Danish Parliament unanimously adopted an act the purpose of which is to clarify the new distribution of responsibilities and to create good framework conditions for cooperation. The act entered into force on 1 June 2012. When the Government was formed, the maritime training programmes were transferred from the Ministry […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Jerry Brown has signed a package of bills into law by Senator Isadore Hall, III, which will modernize and diversify development at the Port of Los Angeles and surrounding communities of San Pedro and Wilmington. California’s ports and harbors are major contributors to the state’s economy, employing tens of thousands of workers, investing billions […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Bobby Jindal signed SB 469 legislation that will help continue coastal restoration work and stop unnecessary, frivolous lawsuits. The bill is part of Governor Jindal’s 2014 Legislative Package. The Governor signed SB 469 to clarify that only entities authorized under the Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA) may bring litigation to assert claims arising out […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Oregon legislators are asking the state to provide $4.6 million for the construction of the PMEC wave energy test center.

  • 23 July 2014

    The EU’s General Affairs Council has adopted legislation to improve the planning of maritime activities. The new Maritime Spatial Planning Directive will help Member States develop and coordinate various activities taking place at sea so that they are as efficient and sustainable as possible.   Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Maria Damanaki welcomed the […]

  • 22 November 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    The Scottish Parliament has approved a legislation which enables local authorities and communities to have a stronger voice in the management of the Crown Estate’s assets.

  • 2 December 2015
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development, Technology

    The Government of Nova Scotia plans to introduce amendments to tidal energy legislation in an effort to strengthen the marine renewable energy act. The changes of the legislation introduced in April this year are the result of consultations with communities, environmental groups, academia, industry and government over the summer on the bill’s content and direction, Nova Scotia […]

  • 26 April 2013

    The Alaska Legislature this session appropriated more than $440 million to help move natural gas off the North Slope and into furnaces, water heaters, power plants and possibly mines across the state, and maybe even to the doorstep of a liquefied natural gas export terminal. The appropriations for fiscal year 2014, which starts July 1, […]

  • 31 July 2015

    The Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG) commended the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee for supporting a provision in the proposed Energy Policy Modernization Act that will offer greater certainty to the United States’ natural gas industry. Under the terms of the legislation, the Department of Energy must issue a decision on any application […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Authorities & Government

    Nova Scotia Government introduced a legislation yesterday to ensure marine renewable energy projects are developed in a responsible manner to respect the environment and interests of local communities. The new legislation will increase consultation and provide for the safe, responsible and strategic development of the industry. “We need a clear and responsible path forward for developing […]

  • 19 May 2010

    Toledo, OH – Minnesota Senators Amy Klobuchar (D) and Al Franken (D) have cosponsored legislation that will end the dredging crisis on the… [mappress] Source: wdio, May 19, 2010;

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) yesterday announced the introduction of the Great Lakes Ecological and Economic Protection Act (GLEEPA), bipartisan legislation aimed at preserving the Great Lakes and bolstering economic growth throughout the Great Lakes region. GLEEPA would protect the Great Lakes – and the millions of jobs they support – from a variety of […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Government of Nova Scotia has introduced a new legislation that will regulate the development of marine renewable energy projects. The act governs the development of marine renewable energy resources including waves, tidal range, in-stream tidal, ocean currents, and offshore wind in designated areas offshore Nova Scotia. The new legislation is expected to increase consultation and […]

  • 4 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Continuing in his efforts to bring relief from the massive discharges of nutrient-laden water from Lake Okeechobee, Congressman Curt Clawson yesterday introduced his bipartisan legislation to expedite repairs to the Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD). Clawson’s legislation would set aside $800 million and require the Army Corps of Engineers to complete the urgent repairs needed to […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran yesterday praised passage of a Senate bill that provides important flood control and waterways infrastructure for Mississippi that the President’s budget sought to eliminate. The FY2017 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill was approved, 90-8, on Thursday. The bill funds U.S. Department of Energy programs and critical infrastructure projects administered by […]

  • 4 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House recently passed Congressman Seth Moulton’s bill to allow dredging in the Essex River as part of the Water Resource Development Act of 2016 (WRDA). “Dredging the Essex River is critical for public safety. Coast Guard vessels currently can’t reach boats in distress in many parts of the river. By making the channel […]