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  • 11 December 2020
    Authorities & Government, Business developments & projects, Innovation, Outlook & strategy, Regulation & policy, Technology

    UK Energy Minister Kwasi Kwarteng has confirmed the government is considering the creation of a ‘pot within a pot’ for marine energy in the 2021 contracts for difference auction round.

  • 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 […]

  • 6 October 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Outlook & strategy, Ports & Logistics, Technology, Transition

    UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has set out commitments to ensure that offshore wind will produce more than enough electricity to power every home in the country by 2030, based on current electricity usage, boosting the government’s previous 30 GW target to 40 GW. The commitments, part of the Build Back Greener initiative, also include […]

  • 3 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects

    Malaysian liquefied natural gas shipping firm MISC has appointed former minister Tan Sri Noh Omar as its new chairman. Noh takes over as chairman from Datuk Ab Halim Mohyiddin who remains as an independent and non-executive director of the shipping company. The appointment of 62-year-old Noh is effective immediately, according to a stock exchange filing. […]

  • 22 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    During the Minister of Infrastructure Jernej Vrtovec’s recent visit to the Port of Koper, the management board of Luka Koper has introduced the latest info about their ongoing and future infrastructural projects to the minister. The ministerial delegation took an overview, among other things, of the construction of the new garage, the almost completed ro-ro […]

  • 12 March 2020

    ECSA has welcomed the Declaration on Waterborne Transport issued in Croatia.

  • 28 January 2020

    Norwegian government has appointed Tina Bru as the country’s new Minister of Petroleum and Energy, replacing Sylvi Listhaug. 

  • 24 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Environment Minister Rebecca Pow visited the Wallasea Nature Reserve yesterday to see first-hand the extensive efforts to help the coast and its wildlife adapt in the face of climate change. The Minister was touring the Essex site ahead of the introduction of the landmark Environment Bill in the near future, which will address the biggest […]

  • 7 January 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Equinor’s Johan Sverdrup field centre will be officially opened by Norway’s prime minister Erna Solberg today. The Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Sylvi Listhaug, will also attend the opening, Equinor informed. Since Equinor and the Johan Sverdrup partners Lundin Norway, Petoro, Aker BP and Total started the field on October 05, last year, production has […]

  • 7 January 2020

    Norway’s prime minister Erna Solberg will perform the official opening of the Johan Sverdrup field centre on Tuesday, and the Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Sylvi Listhaug, will also attend the opening.

  • 18 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The UK Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has urged the recently elected Prime Minister Boris Johnson to deliver on the promised 40GW of offshore wind by 2030 commitment. In their letter, CCC Chairman Lord Deben and Chair of the CCC’s Adaptation Committee Baroness Brown called on the Prime Minister to ensure that any market reforms […]

  • 18 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The UK Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has urged the recently elected Prime Minister Boris Johnson to deliver on the promised 40GW of offshore wind by 2030 commitment. In their letter, CCC Chairman Lord Deben and Chair of the CCC’s Adaptation Committee Baroness Brown called on the Prime Minister to ensure that any market reforms […]

  • 12 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    The Scottish Government’s Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands, Paul Wheelhouse MSP, marked the official completion of SSEN Transmission’s flagship Caithness-Moray HVDC link with a visit to Blackhillock substation in Moray. The £1bn transmission link, delivered on time and within regulatory allowances, has unlocked the vast renewables potential of the north of Scotland. The […]

  • 29 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Kevin Moran T.D., Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Flood Relief, visited Lifford Town of County Donegal, Ireland, today to meet with local councilors and other groups to discuss ongoing plans to deal with various flooding issues. During the visit, the Minister outlined the plans currently underway by […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Authorities & Government

    UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has pledged to increase the UK’s 2030 offshore wind target from the current 30GW to 40GW if his Conservative party wins the general election. UK’s current target to have 30GW of connected offshore wind capacity by 2030 was set with the launch of a new joint government-industry Offshore Wind Sector […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Authorities & Government

    UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has pledged to increase the UK’s 2030 offshore wind target from the current 30GW to 40GW if his Conservative party wins the general election. UK’s current target to have 30GW of connected offshore wind capacity by 2030 was set with the launch of a new joint government-industry Offshore Wind Sector […]

  • 30 October 2019

    A delegation of six companies has met Cyril Forget, deputy head of Cabinet of Elisabeth Borne, Minister for Ecological and Solidary Transition, to discuss EU funding for research and innovation in clean energy technology. The delegation members attending the meeting were Groupe Bouygues (Fabrice Bonnifet directeur Central Développement durable & QSE, et Paul Cartuyvels directeur […]

  • 28 October 2019
    Authorities & Government

    Scottish Ministers are gathering in Inverness for a convention to discuss how to tackle issues affecting the Highlands and Islands. Climate change and population growth will be among the main topics of discussion at the Convention of Highlands and Islands, along with economic opportunities related to energy, marine and technologies, and the expected impact of […]

  • 16 October 2019

    Ola Borten Moe, the former minister of energy in Norway, is set to become an offshore oil worker.

  • 8 October 2019
    Authorities & Government

    Bombora has hosted a visit in Pembroke Dock from Jeremy Miles, Counsel General for Wales and Brexit Minister, to provide update on its mWave wave power project. Pembrokeshire boasts the highest concentration of wave resource in Wales, while Pembroke Dock offers access to a highly skilled marine and industrial supply chain. These attributes first attracted […]

  • 30 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    IKM Subsea recently welcomed Norwegian minister of Petroleum and Energy Kjell-Børge Freiberg to it Bryne headquarters. Freiberg had invited himself together with representatives from his Government department to view the ROV Onshore Control Center. “This is like science fiction,” Freiberg was quoted saying. He also added that there is high demand for modern Norwegian technology […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Members of the GEBCO-Nippon Foundation Alumni Team have met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo on Wednesday, to explain the concept that won them the $4 million Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE for seafloor mapping and to talk about their shared vision to map the entire seafloor by 2030. The GEBCO-NF Alumni Team, made […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Research & Development

    Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs and Climate, Eric Wiebes, has received the position paper on “Energy from water” from Dutch Marine Energy Centre (DMEC) and Association for Energy from Water (EWA) on Wednesday. The minister agreed to prepare a road map for the sector after receiving the paper from the Members of Parliament Carla Dik […]

  • 22 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The company and Iran’s Foreign Minister had “a constructive dialogue” on the release of the vessel held since July 19.

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    As part of Project Ireland 2040, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, announced the signing of a €14.7 million capital works contract to deliver a 120m long quay development and associated works at Smooth Point, Killybegs Fishery Harbor Centre, Co. Donegal. Commenting the signing of the contract with contractor ABCO/Fugro […]