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  • 22 July 2014

    The government forced its stance on GAIL India regarding the involvement of Indian companies in its 20-year LNG importing plan worth $US7.5 billion. The company intended to charter only foreign vessels but as sources close to the matter say: “The company on Friday agreed to issue a tender for charter hiring of nine newly build […]

  • 16 September 2011

    The Ministry of Transport has clarified its stance on the alleged media report about a purported 34.8bn scam that was said to have rocked… BY JESSICA ODEMWINGIE (leadership) [mappress] Source: leadership, September 16, 2011

  • 26 January 2011
    Authorities & Government

    KINGSVILLE Council affirmed its stance against wind turbines in Lake Erie Monday night. Gord Meuser of Citizens Against Lake Erie Wind… [mappress] Source: The Windsor Star, January 26, 2011

  • 26 January 2011
    Authorities & Government

    KINGSVILLE Council affirmed its stance against wind turbines in Lake Erie Monday night. Gord Meuser of Citizens Against Lake Erie Wind… [mappress] Source: The Windsor Star, January 26, 2011

  • 18 December 2014

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) said it has modified its stance towards the ratification by governments of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Ballast Water Management Convention, which has still not yet entered into force having been adopted more than 10 years ago.  According to the new position,  ICS will no longer “discourage governments that […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a split decision, the Fourth District Court of Appeal has upheld the Coastal Commission’s conditions on two property owners’ reconstruction of a seawall in Encinitas after it was destroyed in a storm, including limiting the new seawall’s permit to a 20-year term. The majority ruling by Presiding Justice Judith McConnell is written much like […]

  • 28 April 2011

    Ngati Whatua will hold a hui-a-iwi to decide the tribe’s future stance – including a possible rahui (embargo) – on the Crest Energy plan… (northernadvocate) [mappress] Source: northernadvocate, April 28, 2011;

  • 11 January 2010

    Dry bulk market started 2010 exactly as it began back at the beginning of 2009, with a bullish stance with renewed cargo interest. As a result, the Baltic Dry Index (BDI), a benchmark which tracks the cost of hauling commodities like iron ore and coal in dry bulk carriers, has risen by 8.8% or 265 […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) yesterday welcomed acknowledgment from Federal MP for Dawson, Mr George Christensen, that he ‘had it wrong’ about dumping dredge spoil from the Abbot Point port expansion. “It is highly commendable to see any politician publicly change their stance like this,” said AMCS Great Barrier Reef Campaign Director Felicity Wishart. […]

  • 29 November 2011

    Georgia Governor Nathan Deal had requested that S.C. Governor Nikki Haley asks her board to give a hearing to an appeal by the Army Corps of Engineers, which was seeking a permit as part of Georgia’s dredging project. On November 10, DHEC board heard the appeal and awarded the permit. South Carolina congress protested the […]

  • 13 April 2005

    European Union pressure on shipowners to shoulder progressively stricter anti-pollution safeguards will end up undermining a vital EU industry and encourage law-abiding operators to skirt regulations, the Union of Greek Shipowners warned in a statement Tuesday. In a speech to an Independent Association of Tanker Owners (Intertanko) conference released Tuesday, union chairman Nikos Efthymiou also […]

  • 8 May 2012

      A new stance by Indonesia has made a major difference in what was once the world’s top piracy blackspot. Noel Choong, of the International Maritime Bureau (IMB), said now most attacks in the busy shipping lanes between Indonesia and Malaysia could be stopped, as long as crews maintained a careful anti-piracy watch and raised […]

  • 21 January 2011

    South Korea’s military said on Friday that its special forces freed the crew of a freighter hijacked in the Arabian Sea, killing eight of the Somali pirates who seized the ship last week. Photos of the rescue of the South Korean vessel were published by Yonhap, the South Korean news agency, in its online reports. […]

  • 19 May 2015

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) voiced its fears that the unilateral stance taken at last week’s IMO MEPC meeting by the United States regarding the progress on ballast water implementation problems may actually have the opposite effect. ICS believes that shipowners can now have increased confidence that, when the Convention enters into force, ships which […]

  • 23 December 2014

    IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu has welcomed the reconsideration by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) of its position towards the ratification by Governments of the International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments, 2004 (BWM Convention). Earlier this month ICS stated that it will “no longer actively discourage those governments that […]

  • 29 June 2016

    Nautilus International, the UK-based global trade union representing maritime professionals, is criticizing the UK Chamber of Shipping for remaining neutral on the impact of the Brexit referendum on British seafarers and shipping as shipowners have started to consider changing flags of their UK-registered vessels.  Nautilus called for calm among shipowners and this comes after one ferry […]

  • 2 August 2010

    The government has sent an official ultimatum to three liberal governors of provinces asking whether they are opposed to the four-river … (english.donga) [mappress] Source: english.donga, August 2, 2010;

  • 24 September 2006

    The super yacht industry has gone from strength to strength in recent years, and the Monaco Yacht Show has proved to be the natural home for their annual display to would be buyers. Spotted among possible buyers was British Royal Prince Michael of Kent. The world’s leading luxury yacht show in Monaco held 18-22 September […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Japanese shipping major Mitsui O.S.K. Lines has signed a contract to build and charter four liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers for Russia’s Yamal LNG project. The vessels, which will feature a tank capacity of 174,000 m3, will be deployed on long-term charters transporting LNG transshipped by the project from Europe. MOL informed that the carriers are scheduled […]

  • 21 April 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    A large number of international banks and investors have emerged from the financial crisis and are now offering venture capital for green investments such as offshore wind, a healthy and positive sign reflecting a more mature market, but the one that places new demands on early investors, Denmark’s export credit agency EKF said in its Annual […]

  • 20 December 2011
    Project & Tenders

    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. today said that the company was selected to transport liquefied natural gas (LNG) to a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) operated by PT Nusantara Regas off Jakarta. The project marks Indonesia’s first domestic transport of LNG. It will ship up to 3 million tons of LNG from Bontang and other […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The peak industry body for the Queensland resources sector said the Senate report into the Great Barrier Reef backs the work that was well underway to improve reef health. Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Michael Roche said the report published 29 recommendations that largely reflected the work of a host of stakeholders on the Reef […]