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  • 7 June 2011

      Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), India’s busiest container port, is seeking around Rs1,000 crore from the Union shipping ministry…  (dnaindia) [mappress] Source: dnaindia, June 7, 2011;

  • 19 February 2012

      The Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment is expanding the Maasgeul to prevent waiting times for ships entering the port of Rotterdam. This navigation channel to the North Sea is the access route for sea-going ships that have a draft of more than 14.3 metres. More and more of these ships come to Rotterdam […]

  • 16 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Republic of Maldives’ Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure has signed a contract with the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) for the construction of Ha. Dhihdhoo channel breakwater. The Minister of Housing and Infrastructure, Dr. Mohamed Muizzu, signed the contract agreement on behalf of the Government and the MTCC CEO, Mr. Ibrahim Abdul Razzaq Haleem, […]

  • 11 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Aker Seafoods ASA has received on the July 6 the decisions of the Norwegian Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs in the cases regarding alleged dumping of catch from the vessels “Hekktind” (owned by the company‘s subsidiary Nordland Havfiske AS) og “Doggi” (owned by the company‘s subsidiary Hammerfest Industrifiske AS). The ministry has decided that […]

  • 2 July 2019
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development, Technology

    The UAE Ministry of Education and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) recently signed an agreement to cooperate on the integration of renewable energy and sustainable development into the national education system. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed by Hussain Ibrahim Al Hammadi, the U.A.E. Minister of Education and Francesco La Camera, Director-General of […]

  • 30 March 2017

    Spanish government has again boycotted a deal reached between the country’s stevedores and their employers, according to a joint statement from unions Coordinadora and Federación de Trabajadores Portuarios (FTP). After intense meetings, port companies’ association Anesco and trade unions have reached an agreement in principle according to which they would seek the government’s subrogation. The subrogation by the government […]

  • 23 August 2005

    Government has set up a high power steering group for catalysing the growth and development of cruise shipping in India. Minister of shipping, road transport and highways TR Baalu told Rajya Sabha last week that setting up of the group is a step towards improving the position of cruise shipping.

  • 1 August 2006

    The National Security Ministry yesterday apologised to the family of Shazard Mohammed, for issuing a weekend press release reporting that the young fisherman had been killed by Coast Guard officers. Up to late yesterday, he was still critical at the Intensive Care Unit of the Port of Spain General Hospital. However, his family has rejected […]

  • 10 July 2018

    The average price for spot liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargoes imported into Japan, contracted in the month of June, have rebounded after a drop in May. 

  • 31 March 2020

    The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy (MPE) has informed NorthConnect that the Ministry lacks sufficient information at this point to reach a decision on the license applications for a new interconnector for electricity. NorthConnect is a proposed power cable connecting Norway and Scotland. The Norwegian Water and Energy Directorate (NVE) has provided a comprehensive assessment […]

  • 30 June 2011

    Six Months after removing the liquefied natural gas (LNG) project from the portfolio of then Energy Minister James Robertson, Prime Minister… (jamaica-gleaner) [mappress] Source: jamaica-gleaner, June 30, 2011;  

  • 19 July 2016

    India and the United States are to deepen the scope of cooperation in the maritime sector, with the American ports expressing interest in port-led development on the sub-continent, especially in the Sagarmala program aimed at modernizing the country’s ports, India’s Ministry of Shipping said.  150 projects under the program have the potential of mobilizing infrastructure […]

  • 21 August 2012

    The latest design of the Royal Navy’s Type 26 Global Combat Ship (T26 GCS), the next generation of warships, has been unveiled. The Ministry of Defence has released images showing the basic specification of the T26 GCS, which is a significant milestone in the development of this programme. The creation of the vessel will sustain […]

  • 7 July 2011

      In the course of the next six months, we will decide where to build our six new icebreakers, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov…   (barentsobserver) [mappress] Source: barentsobserver, July 7, 2011;

  • 30 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    India’s Ministry of Shipping has increased the scope of the Sagarmala project to provide financial support to its ports and state governments for the creation of infrastructure for movement of cargo and passengers by sea or national waterways in an effort to promote coastal shipping in the country. Under the scheme, projects which will be considered for assistance include construction […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects

    Japanese imports of liquefied natural gas continued to decline this year and they dropped for the third consecutive month in March. Japan, the world’s largest importer of LNG, received 7.2 million tonnes of the fuel last month, down 1.2 per cent from a year earlier. March LNG imports cost Japan about $3.56 billion, a decline […]

  • 28 October 2011

      The Russian Ministry of Transport is ordering four new icebreakers worth a total of 79 billion RUB. A contract on the construction of the ve… (79 billion Russian rubles = 2.642155 billion U.S. dollars) (BarentsObserver) Source: BarentsObserver, October 28, 2011

  • 11 August 2010

    Shipping Ministry would award 25 port projects of about Rs 800 crore under the ‘Public Private Partnership’ (PPP) scheme during the current… hellenicshippingnews [mappress] Source: hellenicshippingnews, August 11, 2010;

  • 24 October 2016

    Imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) by the world’s largest consumer of the chilled fuel, Japan, decreased 3.5 percent in September compared to the same month in 2015.

  • 25 January 2012

    To avoid a repetition of the events that occurred as a result of the Kura River bursting its banks and in accordance with a presidential decree, the Ministry for Emergency Situations has delivered to Baku suction dredgers CSD-500 manufactured by Damen (Netherlands), as well as tugs, supply vessels and a research boat made in the […]

  • 4 May 2012

    According to The Economic Times, the shipping ministry wants to step up dredging at major ports in the 12th five-year plan. Also, he hopes to get a budgetary support of over Rs 4,000 crore, an increase of about 40% over the previous five-year plan. The planned increase is expected to expand business opportunities for state-run […]

  • 21 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    The Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) has officially submitted its Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) to the Ministry of Environment in Italy. The TAP project aims to deliver secure natural gas supplies from the Shah Deniz field in Azerbaijan to western Europe, transporting the gas via Greece, Albania and the Adriatic Sea, to Italy’s Puglia […]