August, 2014 Maritime News

Fukushima Fallout: Resentment Grows

Aug 31, 2014

   Like many of her neighbours, Satomi Inokoshi worries that her gritty hometown is being spoiled by the newcomers and the money that have rolled into Iwaki since

Modi Seeks Japan's Help for 'inclusive vision'

Aug 31, 2014

  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Japan on Saturday seeking to capitalise on his affinity with Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe to strengthen security

Professor Wins $200,000 Offshore Suction Pile Contract

Aug 31, 2014

South Dakota School of Mines & Technology apprises that  professor Sangchul Bang is making history by designing suction pile foundations for what will be the world's largest windmill on a 2,

MARAD Shipbuilding Loan Guarantee

Aug 31, 2014

  The launch of the Bravante IX, built in a U.S. shipyard, was from the investments made by the Maritime Administration (MARAD) just three years ago. The investment

Tankship Owners TORM Get Credit Facility Extension

Aug 31, 2014

Denmark-based TORM say that all lenders have supported the agreement to extend the existing Super Senior Working Capital Facility by six months until 31 March 2015

DoD Award Dredging, Ship Maintenance, Charter Contracts

Aug 31, 2014

US Department of Defense informs of placement of contracts for Chesapeake Bay dredging, dry-docking of USS Pearl Harbor, and charter of surface escort vessels. Details as follows: 1.

Frost & Sullivan’s Excellence Awards 2014 recognises 18 companies

Aug 31, 2014

   Frost & Sullivan held its inaugural New Zealand Excellence Awards on 28 August 2014 at Villa Maria, presenting a total of 18 awards to companies across the industries of Food,

Chinese Solar Company to Buy Germany's SAG Solarstrom

Aug 31, 2014

   German solar firm SAG Solarstrom AG, which filed for insolvency late last year, said on Saturday it agreed to be acquired by Shunfeng Photovoltaic International for 65 million euros ($85 million).

Indian Govt to Sell Stakes of State Companies

Aug 31, 2014

  India will sell part of the government's stake in some state-run companies in the next two to three months, Finance Secretary Arvind Mayaram said on Saturday, without naming any company.

VIKING Saatsea Puts Crew Training in its Place

Aug 31, 2014

VIKING Saatsea will be at SMM 2014 to showcase the revolution it has brought about in crew training – moving everything on board to cut costs, speed up certification,

Drydocks World to Participate in SMM 2014

Aug 31, 2014

  Drydocks World, the leading provider of maritime and offshore services to the shipping, oil, gas, and energy sectors, will participate in the prestigious 26th edition of Shipbuilding,

Indian Investigators Drop Case Against Billionaire Birla

Aug 31, 2014

  India's Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has closed a coal scam case against billionaire Kumar Mangalam Birla and a former top bureaucrat that emerged in

Oil Train Regulation Passes in California

Aug 31, 2014

   California lawmakers on Friday passed legislation requiring railroad companies to tell emergency officials when crude oil trains will chug through the state.

Cameco Uranium Mine Stops Production

Aug 31, 2014

 Canadian miner Cameco Corp suspended production at the world's largest uranium mine after the union representing more than 500 workers refused to take the company's offer to workers for a vote,

USCG Responds to Plane Crash 51 mi SE Of Chincoteague Island, VA

Aug 31, 2014

The Coast Guard is responding to a plane crash Saturday approximately 51 miles southeast of Chincoteague Island.   Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 5th District

KKR, Borealis Maritime JV acquires 9 container ships

Aug 31, 2014

KKR and Borealis Maritime today announced the acquisition of a portfolio of nine feeder container vessels in a sale process coordinated by Commerzbank. The vessels

CNOOC"s Steady Development with Solid Performance in 1H 2014

Aug 31, 2014

  CNOOC Limited today announced its interim results for the six months ended June 30, 2014. For the first half of the year, the Company's total net oil and gas production reached 211.

BLM Supports Expanding Oil and Gas Pilot Offices

Aug 31, 2014

Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Director Neil Kornze today testified before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on a bill that would increase the

Brazil Presidential Candidate Silva Moots Price on Carbon

Aug 30, 2014

  Brazilian presidential candidate Marina Silva plans to put a price on greenhouse gas emissions and implement a national carbon market if elected, according to policy proposals released on Friday.

Oil Higher on Ukraine Tensions

Aug 30, 2014

Crude oil prices posted their second straight monthly losses, despite rising on Friday on worries that the intensifying Ukraine crisis may trigger more sanctions and as U.

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