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  • 17 December 2019

    EC approved 5 schemes to support maritime transport in Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Poland and Sweden.

  • 22 February 2019
    Authorities & Government

    The European Commission has approved the extension of a scheme supporting the maritime transport sector in Denmark to new types of vessels, including the ones working in the offshore wind industry. Under the amended scheme, shipping companies registered in the Danish International Register of Shipping (DIS) and employing seafarers aboard certain specialised vessels providing offshore […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Authorities & Government

    Ireland’s Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment (DCCAE) is running the final public consultation on the development and design of a new renewable energy support scheme, with the consultation period closing on 10 November. 

  • 17 April 2018
    Rules & Regulation

    European Commission okays Portuguese tonnage tax scheme and scheme to support seafarers.

  • 20 April 2020
    Certification & Classification, Rules & Regulation

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has launched its App-based continuing professional development (CPD) scheme for diving supervisors. The App incorporates the latest in training techniques to support diving supervisors in keeping up to date with IMCA. The scheme went live in early April with 250 diving supervisors who had pre-registered for enrollment. For 2020, […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Team Van Oord has been awarded a silver award in the ‘Innovation’ category for the Medmerry Managed Realignment Scheme, delivered on behalf of the Environment Agency. The company is listed as a Green World Award winner alongside governments and organizations from countries including South Korea, Poland, Malaysia, UAE, Colombia, New Zealand, Germany, Bahrain, Singapore and Brazil. […]

  • 25 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    This winter, Morpeth homes and business are better protected than ever from the threat of flooding from the River Wansbeck. Construction of new flood defenses in Morpeth town centre, as part of the multi-million pound flood alleviation scheme, is now complete. Since early 2013, contractors working on behalf of the Environment Agency and Northumberland County […]

  • 18 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The General Court of the European Union has overturned the EU Commission’s decision that the Spanish tax lease system was illegal state aid. From May 2006 onwards the commission received several complaints against the Spanish Tax Lease System (the STLS), which alleged that the system allowed maritime shipping companies to benefit from a 20-30% price reduction when buying ships […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dhaka WASA Drainage (O&M) Circle has recently launched the Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP) as a part of the Water Operators Partnership (WOP) between Dhaka WASA and Vitens Evides International (VEI). This project comes as a part of recently started 10-year dredging scheme, launched by Dhaka WASA, to clean all canals in the capital of Bangladesh. […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Close to 200 barangay officials, community leaders and representatives from national and local governments, civil society and the private sector partners will gather for the fourth annual Partners’ Forum of the Adopt-an-Estero/Waterbody Program on September 24-25, 2014 at the Microtel, UP-Ayala Land Technohub, in Quezon City. The Adopt-an-Estero/Waterbody Program is one of DENR’s priority program, […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Hong Kong’s Environmental Protection Department (EPD) has extended its incentive scheme for ocean-going vessels (OGVs) switching to cleaner fuel while at berth in Hong Kong until March 31, 2018. On June 1, the EPD started to accept applications for registration under the Extended Port Facilities and Light Dues Incentive Scheme. “To improve air quality, the […]

  • 25 July 2018
    Authorities & Government

    On Tuesday, 24 July, the Irish government approved a new scheme that will support renewable energy projects through a series of auction, with the first competitive process scheduled to take place in 2019 and set to deliver ‘shovel ready’ projects.

  • 8 January 2018
    Research & Development

    Peterson together with Maersk Oil North Sea UK, Petrofac and Dana Petroleum have launched a new vessel sharing scheme for the Central and Northern North Sea (CNNS) region. Operating out of Peterson’s Waterloo Quay facility in Aberdeen the vessel pool currently has two weekly sailings, serving four assets; Maersk Oil’s Gryphon and Global Producer III […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tokyo-based shipping company NYK has decided to implement a new employment scheme in which Japanese seafarers will be engaged to work only on vessels and not within NYK’s offices. NYK says that seafarers with their specialized knowledge and skills are becoming more needed as the company becomes more active in its LNG and offshore businesses. The company is thus making […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The second and final phase of vital flood defense works in West Bay will begin on 23 February and will last between five and six weeks, announced West Dorset District Council. This work will coincide with the annual dredge of the outer harbor which will begin in mid March and last five days. The work will involve […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Good progress continues to be made towards constructing a flood protection scheme for Hawick, the Scottish Borders Council just announced. The scheme is currently in its outline design phase, which aims to prove that a flood protection scheme is feasible and can be delivered within the town. “If the scheme is successful through the statutory […]

  • 2 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Regulation & policy

    The European Commission has approved a €600 million (about $671 million) Finnish guarantee scheme to support the maritime companies in the context of the coronavirus outbreak.

  • 13 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has launched its pilot Continuing Professional Development (CPD) scheme for diving supervisors. The App based scheme is said to incorporate the very latest in training techniques and is available in IOS, Android, tablet and PC formats. Trials of the App are now ready to begin in earnest. A representative […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) will be the organizer of the Managed Realignment Lecture 2015 in London. Managed realignment is an approach that involves altering the location of the line of defense against coastal, estuarine or fluvial flooding. The event will highlight two managed realignment schemes, drawing out the key learning points for application to future projects: […]

  • 16 February 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment

    The European Commission has approved certificates scheme for renewable electricity implemented in Flanders, Belgium, saying that the scheme is in line with EU State aid rules.

  • 3 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The construction of a flood protection scheme for Hawick is a step closer after Scottish Borders Councilors approved the final outline design of the project. The decision taken at council meeting on Thursday, March 2, means that the publication of the scheme can now take place in April 2017. Upon the publication, there will be […]

  • 15 May 2020
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The UK government has extended the comment period for the proposed amendments to the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme due to the COVID-19 crisis. The consultation period was initially supposed to end on 22 May but has been extended to 29 May to give more time for sending responses. To remind, the UK recently proposed […]