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  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The United States should work to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement but should not withdraw from the agreement, the National Retail Federation said. “While we support modernizing the agreement, we are concerned that some of the proposals the United States has or will put forward move away from the ‘do no harm’ mantra […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment, Technology

    Tony Wright, General Manager at Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE), has shared his views on the prospect of in-stream tidal technology as one of the solutions to climate change problem.

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Gareth Stockman, Managing Director of wave energy company Marine Power Systems (MPS), has shared his views on the role marine renewable energy could play in boosting the UK economy.

  • 12 April 2013

    Rhode Island is on its way to become the epicenter of the new U.S. offshore wind industry, Jeffrey Grybowski, chief executive officer of Deepwater Wind, has written in an Op-Ed in the Providence Journal. The company, which is developing an offshore wind project off Block Island, hopes to obtain all of the required state and […]

  • 20 August 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Amanda White, the Acting Executive Director at Canada’s national association for wave and tidal energy – Marine Renewables Canada – has reflected on the recent activity in tidal energy, and the status of the sector, in the following opinion editorial piece.

  • 8 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    On June 6 United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI) applauded the French shipping service, Bureau Veritas, for pledging to end its certification of Iranian shipping vessels, specifically those of the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (“IRISL”) and the National Iranian Tanker Company (“NITC”). UANI contacted Bureau Veritas last week, noting that its certification activities were […]

  • 19 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    On Monday, United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI) applauded the German shipping service Germanischer Lloyd (GL) for pledging to end its certification of Iranian shipping vessels, specifically those of the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) and the National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC). Last week, UANI publicly called on GL to do precisely that. In […]

  • 22 December 2011

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter  secured an agreement from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers leadership that the Corps will conduct a third-party review of West Bank levees recently found to contain significant amounts of debris – such as a used tire, a hot water tank and a shopping cart – during an inspection last month. An […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Ellicott president Peter Bowe was recently selected as SmartCEO’s Baltimore CEO of the Year. Though there were many candidates for the award, SmartCEO explains why Peter was the most impressive: “​Since arriving at Ellicott Dredges in the early 1980s, Bowe has patiently and steadily led Ellicott Dredges through tough business cycles, ownership transition, foreign political […]

  • 13 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    On Monday, United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI) applauded Hong Kong for ending its reflagging of Iranian vessels. In an October 30 letter to Leung Chun-ying, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, UANI called on Hong Kong to end its “business with the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) and reflagging of […]

  • 27 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    On Tuesday, United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI) called on the Korean Register of Shipping (KRS) to stop certifying Iranian shipping vessels, specifically those of the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) and National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC). “the world must deny Iran’s access to international shipping, a move that would severely affect the regime […]

  • 19 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is accusing the Patrick administration of holding up Nstar’s proposed $4.6 billion merger with Northeast Utilities until the firms sign a deal to purchase electricity from the planned Cape Wind project. “In effect, the state administration is trying to hold hostage the proposed Nstar-Northeast Utilities merger unless the two electric companies […]

  • 19 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is accusing the Patrick administration of holding up Nstar’s proposed $4.6 billion merger with Northeast Utilities until the firms sign a deal to purchase electricity from the planned Cape Wind project. “In effect, the state administration is trying to hold hostage the proposed Nstar-Northeast Utilities merger unless the two electric companies […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment

    Nova Scotia Energy Minister, Michel Samson, shares his views on the opportunities the emerging tidal energy sector is offering.

  • 11 July 2013
    Authorities & Government, Human Capital

    On June 28, the House of Representatives passed the Offshore Energy and Jobs Act (H.R. 2231), which included language introduced by Representative Scott Rigell (VA-2) to pave the way for developing Virginia’s coastal energy. The House also passed an amendment by Rigell to move forward seismic testing in the Atlantic. The bill now goes to […]

  • 4 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Continuing its Shipping Certification Campaign, United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI) on Wednesday called on the China Classification Society (CCS) to stop certifying Iranian vessels. CCS reportedly surveys tankers of the National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC), and has provided certification coverage to the NITC’s Darab and Justice vessels. The prominent shipping services Bureau Veritas, Germanischer Lloyd, […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A loud debate in Congress over the future of the U.S. Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) is underway. Without congressional action, Ex-Im will be unable to provide new loans or guarantees to American exporters after its charter expires on September 30, according to uschamber.com. “In other words, Ex-Im will be forced to close its doors if Congress doesn’t […]

  • 19 July 2011

    Over the past eight years Robert F Kennedy, Jr. has been attacking the Cape Wind project, while also calling for the greater use of wind and solar power as alternatives to coal. In so doing, Mr. Kennedy has been derided by those across the political spectrum who say his misleading objections mask an entitled and […]

  • 16 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Continuing its Shipping Certification Campaign, United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI) on Wednesday called on Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) to stop certifying Iranian vessels. The prominent shipping services Bureau Veritas, Germanischer Lloyd, and ClassNK recently stopped certifying Iranian vessels in response to UANI, however RS is increasingly providing certification and other maritime services to […]

  • 29 March 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Hurricane Energy informed that Bluewater Energy Services and DNV GL have completed the review of a boulder relocation campaign conducted for the Lancaster Early Production System (EPS) development, located on the UKCS Blocks 205/21a, 205/22a and 205/26b. In order to reduce 2018 installation and execution risk, Hurricane instructed TechnipFMC to accelerate the planned Q2 2018 boulder relocation programme […]

  • 3 March 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

      SOCO International has been informed by the Hoang Long Joint Operating Company (“JOC”), the Operator of Block 16-1 in the Cuu Long Basin offshore Vietnam, that it has completed drilling of the four “batch” drilled development wells, and commenced drilling an eighth development well on the Te Giac Trang (“TGT”) development. The four wells, […]

  • 16 June 2016

    Chariot Oil & Gas has been awarded a 75% interest and operatorship of the Mohammedia Offshore Exploration Permits I – III, Morocco in partnership with the Office National des Hydrocarbures et des Mines (ONHYM). Chariot also said on Thursday it has chosen not to enter into the First Renewal Phase of the C-19 licence offshore Mauritania, after […]