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  • 15 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Lilianne Ploumen and Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment Melanie Schultz van Haegen are staying in Bangladesh from 14 to 18 June. Textiles and water form the focus of the visit, which aims to strengthen bilateral trade and development ties. A multi-stakeholder delegation comprising representatives of Dutch water companies, […]

  • 1 November 2012
    Authorities & Government

    RenewableUK is calling for urgent clarification after negative comments on wind energy were made by the Energy Minister John Hayes in some of the morning papers. The comments came the morning after Hayes addressed 400 industry delegates at the RenewableUK annual conference and gave a speech in favour of renewables. Addressing wind industry delegates for […]

  • 1 November 2012
    Authorities & Government

    RenewableUK is calling for urgent clarification after negative comments on wind energy were made by the Energy Minister John Hayes in some of the morning papers. The comments came the morning after Hayes addressed 400 industry delegates at the RenewableUK annual conference and gave a speech in favour of renewables. Addressing wind industry delegates for […]

  • 20 January 2012

    The Indian tonnage as part of global shipping stood at 10 million GT about a year ago. The Indian tonnage has recently crossed the 11 million GT mark. This was stated by Shri G.K. Vasan, Union Minister of Shipping while inaugurating India Maritime Week in New Delhi yesterday. Shri Vasan said that last year, in […]

  • 17 April 2015

    Minister of State Petroleum & Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan visited Mozambique where he held meetings with his counterpart the Minister of Mineral Resources & Energy, Pedro Couto, and Foreign Minister Baloi and called on Prime Minister Agostino Rosario.

  • 20 June 2011
    Authorities & Government

    First Minister Carwyn Jones has said he will not support the construction of large pylons in Montgomeryshire and has told his ministers to… [mappress] Source: newswales, June 20, 2011;

  • 17 April 2015

    Minister of State Petroleum & Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan visited Mozambique where he held meetings with his counterpart the Minister of Mineral Resources & Energy, Pedro Couto, and Foreign Minister Baloi and called on Prime Minister Agostino Rosario.

  • 5 June 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    In a recent interview with CNN, Corrado Passera, Italian Minister for Economic Development, Infrastructure and Transport announced that Italy is launching a major effort to promote private investment. Minister Passera underlined attracting “major infrastructure projects that pay for themselves” as one key objective for the Italian government, along with the simplification of authorisation mechanisms to […]

  • 6 June 2016

    Scotland’s new Energy Minister, Paul Wheelhouse, will give his first address to the country’s renewable energy industry tomorrow at Scottish Renewables’ Low-Carbon Heat Conference in Perth. He is expected to address topics including climate change, renewable heat and the new Energy Strategy for Scotland. Scottish Energy Minister Paul Wheelhouse said: “Scotland is already a world-leader […]

  • 20 June 2011
    Authorities & Government

    First Minister Carwyn Jones has said he will not support the construction of large pylons in Montgomeryshire and has told his ministers to… [mappress] Source: newswales, June 20, 2011;

  • 2 March 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is calling on the UK Government to increase its ambition to develop offshore wind. Ms Sturgeon pointed to the fact that Scottish wind power is now substantially cheaper than nuclear, and said the lesson of the last decade of onshore wind development is that cost reductions require a meaningful long-term […]

  • 9 April 2015

    Foreign Ministers of Greece, Serbia, Macedonia, Hungary, as well as Turkey’s Minister for EU affairs held a meeting in Budapest.

  • 29 April 2012

    On 26 April 2012, UK Prime Minister David Cameron addressed global clean energy ministers at the third Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM3) in London. The Prime Minister spoke about the need to create a more diverse, cleaner energy mix that enhances energy security, reduces emissions, and drives economic growth. He also noted the vital role of […]

  • 29 April 2012

    On 26 April 2012, UK Prime Minister David Cameron addressed global clean energy ministers at the third Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM3) in London. The Prime Minister spoke about the need to create a more diverse, cleaner energy mix that enhances energy security, reduces emissions, and drives economic growth. He also noted the vital role of […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) said it was worried that Ghana’s oil and gas industry may be exposed to international ridicule following the alleged forging of the signature of the Minister of Energy and Petroleum by an oil company, Miura Petroleum, claiming the right of first negotiation over the Offshore Cape Three Point […]

  • 12 July 2013

    The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of National Revenue and Minister for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, and the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, on behalf of the Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, yesterday officially welcomed a new addition to the Canadian Coast Guard fleet at the naming and dedication ceremony […]

  • 12 February 2015

    North East Labour MSP and Shadow Energy Minister Lewis Macdonald yesterday, at the Scottish Parliament, tabled a parliamentary motion on the offshore industry crisis, in order to debate the issue at Holyrood. He said: “There has been a great deal of discussion about the economic impact of falling oil prices, but not enough has been […]

  • 5 August 2013
    Authorities & Government

    East Mildands Euro MP, Roger Helmer, has marked last-week’s announcement by Deputy Prime Minister of the UK, Nick Clegg, to invest in offshore wind as ”useless“, writes the Express. The Deputy Prime Minister plans to invest GBP 66 million to boost offshore wind supply chain development. Helmer said: “Not only is Nick Clegg mad, he […]

  • 10 September 2013

    Dr. Mohammed bin Saleh Al-Sada, Minister of Energy and Industry, said Qatar has safely and successfully delivered nearly 2,000 LNG cargoes to Japanese customers since 1997. The minister was speaking at a Qatargas reception held in Tokyo in honour of Japanese officials and senior executives from Japanese partners, shareholders, financial institutions, buyers, contractors and service […]

  • 2 March 2012

    Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Anthony Hylton, has announced a package of investment projects for the development of the country’s shipping and logistics industry. Mr. Hylton stated that the investment opportunity is “considerable” and involves a number of projects that have the potential to transform the country’s economic landscape. These comprise dredging of […]

  • 9 April 2015

    Foreign Ministers of Greece, Serbia, Macedonia, Hungary, as well as Turkey’s Minister for EU affairs held a meeting in Budapest.

  • 20 February 2012

    The capacity at Indian ports is likely to increase to 3200 million tonnes by 2020 from the present level of 1170 Million Tonnes. The Indian Ports are aiming at a surplus capacity of above 25% in order to provide berthing facilities on arrival of the ships. The proposed investment during the next ten years is […]