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  • 31 July 2014
    Authorities & Government

    Following the publication of the annual energy statistics Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Edward Davey, commented. Secretary Davey said: “The government’s investment in renewable energy is paying off: renewable electricity has more than doubled in just four years – with around 15 per cent of Britain’s electricity already coming from clean renewable sources […]

  • 18 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    The IMO Council has unanimously agreed to award the prestigious International Maritime Prize for 2011 to Mr. E.E. Mitropoulos, Secretary-General Emeritus of IMO, Secretary-General of the Organization from 2004 to 2011, for his significant contribution to the work of IMO during a long and distinguished career with the Organization. In nominating his candidature, the Government […]

  • 17 October 2014

    Cyprus and Denmark revealed their intentions to run for the top position of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) which is to be decided in June 2015. Namely, current Secretary General Mr. Koji Sekimizu of Japan announced in September that he will be stepping down next year. Cyprus Ministry of Communications and Works will raise the issue to the […]

  • 6 May 2011

    Greek drybulk carrier Diana Shipping Inc’s quarterly results beat analysts’ estimates, helped by higher time charter revenue on the addition of three vessels to the company’s fleet. First-quarter net income was $33.1 million, or 41 cents a share, compared with net income of $28.8 million, or 36 cents a share, a year ago.

  • 22 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has focused heavily on actions to stem climate change and to address piracy off the coast of Somalia, in what has been a busy and productive biennium for the Organization on the regulatory front, Secretary-General Efthimios E. Mitropoulos told delegates at the opening (on Monday, 21 November) of the 27th […]

  • 28 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      Mr. Koji Sekimizu of Japan has been elected as the Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), with effect from 1 January 2012, for an initial term of four years. The vote took place during the 106th session of the 40-Member strong IMO Council, which is meeting from 27 June to 1 July 2011. […]

  • 10 July 2006

    With the exception of Durban and Cardiff, who are aiming to skim the southern tip of it, the whole fleet is now passing over the Grand Banks just south of Newfoundland. This area of relatively shallow (50 to 100m, as opposed to the 3000m plus of the surrounding ocean) is an area of converging currents […]

  • 3 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    NOAA Vice Adm. Michael S. Devany today assumed the role of NOAA’s deputy under secretary for operations following President Obama’s approval of his appointment by Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker. Devany served most recently as director of the NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps and NOAA’s Office of Marine and Aviation Operations. As deputy under secretary, Devany is […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Authorities & Government

    UK Energy Secretary Ed Davey has granted the development consent for the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm located 103 kilometers off the Yorkshire coast. On 10 September the Planning Inspectorate submitted recommendations to the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change after which the department had three months to review the recommendations. Secretary Davey […]

  • 9 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tullow Oil, a multinational oil and gas exploration company, has announced that Graham Martin, Executive Director and Company Secretary, will retire from Tullow. Martin will retire following the Group’s next Annual General Meeting which is expected to be held on April 28, 2016. Martin has also resigned from the position of company Secretary with effect from […]

  • 12 December 2016

    By Steve Holland BALTIMORE (Reuters) – U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is expected to name the chief executive of Exxon Mobil Corp as the country’s top diplomat, a source familiar with the situation said on Saturday, an appointment that would put in place an official with close ties to the Russian government. News of Rex Tillerson’s […]

  • 13 March 2013

    RenewableUK has welcomed today’s announcement by the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander, that coastal communities around the UK will be getting a share of millions of pounds of funding to create jobs and support local projects. The Coastal Communities Fund – a pot of money worth £27.8 million this year – is financed […]

  • 22 June 2012

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus will host a ship naming ceremony in honor of the littoral combat ship (LCS) USS Omaha, June 25, at 10 a.m. CDT at Louis and Clark Landing, 515 North Riverfront Drive in Omaha, Neb. Austal USA in Mobile, Ala., will build the USS Omaha, which will be 419 feet […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Authorities & Government

    Amber Rudd has been appointed as the new Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change on May 11, 2015, following the 2015 UK general election. Rudd was the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department of Energy and Climate Change from July 2014 until May 2015. She will be replacing Ed Davey. RenewableUK’s […]

  • 13 September 2013

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus visited Marinette Marine Corporation Sept. 12 to tour the shipyard and receive an update on the Freedom-variant littoral combat ship (LCS) and its manufacturing process. “LCS represents the future;” said Mabus, “the future of the Navy, the future of manufacturing and the future of how we get things done.” […]

  • 3 November 2016

    The International Gas Union said that effective November 1, Luis Bertrán Rafecas has assumed the position of secretary general, taking over from Pål Rasmussen.

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    TAQA, the international energy company from Abu Dhabi, has appointed Michael T. McGuinty as General Counsel and Company Secretary. Mr McGuinty, 51, takes over the role in January and will be based in Abu Dhabi. He succeeds Steven Phillips, who retires at the end of 2013. Mr McGuinty will report to Carl Sheldon, TAQA’s Chief […]

  • 13 December 2016

    By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President-elect Donald Trump announced Exxon-Mobil Corp’s Rex Tillerson as his choice for secretary of state on Tuesday, praising the business leader as a successful international dealmaker who has led a global operation. Tillerson’s experience in diplomacy stems from making deals with foreign countries for the world’s largest energy company, […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. has announced that David L. Roland has been appointed Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, effective immediately.

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Speaking at the contract signing between the International Seabed Authority (ISA) and Ifremer on Tuesday, November 18,  Secretary-General Nii Allotey Odunton said the new contract marked the beginning of a new era in what has been a productive relationship between Ifremer and the ISA. He said the contract being signed was also a pioneering contract […]

  • 3 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu is to visit Chile this week and will take the opportunity to highlight a number of important issues on the Organization’s current agenda. On 5 December, Mr Sekimizu will speak about IMO’s commitment to sustainable maritime development at the Exponaval conference in Valparaiso, drawing on the outcomes of both the UN […]

  • 13 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu has issued a video message ahead of the anniversary on Saturday (14 April) of the sinking of the Titanic, remembering all those who lost their lives in the tragic accident, recalling the improvements to passenger ship safety introduced as a result of that incident and acknowledging the need for continual improvement […]