Environmental

First German-Latvian Maritime Forum in Riga

On 19 May, Ziemelblazma Culture Palace in Riga, the Latvian capital was the venue for a meeting between numerous representatives of the Ports of Liepaja, Riga, Ventspils, Lübeck, Kiel and Hamburg.

Boskalis Inks EUR 300 mi Fehmarnbelt Project Deal

Today, Femern A/S, a subsidiary of the Danish state-owned Sund & Bælt Holding A/S, and the Fehmarn Belt Contractors joint venture, consisting of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.

Trim Optimization – Saving Fuel on Offshore Supply Vessels

 A joint development project (JDP) between DNV GL, Statoil and Farstad Shipping has demonstrated that offshore supply vessels (OSV) can save up to 21,000 Euros on their annual fuel bill,

The Impact of Hull Form on Efficiency

 There is a growing interest in the fuel efficiency of ships because of fuel prices, climate change and energy security issues. This has resulted in, amongst other things,

Off-grid Energy Solution comes to mainland Australia

Tasmanian renewable innovation is set to power one of Australia’s most isolated communities. Hydro Tasmania has been engaged by Energy Developments Limited (EDL)

Cyberhawk Innovations, Nordic Unmanned Join Forces

Cyberhawk Innovations, the world leader in unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and drone inspection and survey, has bolstered its international presence by signing a

Neches River Closed After Oil Spill

The Coast Guard Captain of the Port closed a section of the Neches River Saturday, after a pipeline at the Jefferson Energy Terminal released an estimated 880 gallons

French PM Will Not Bow to Labour Reform Protestors

 French Prime Minister Manuel Valls is determined not to join a long list of politicians who have conceded defeat to protesters, he told the Journal Du Dimanche (JDD) newspaper,

US Navy Updated Zika Virus Infection Guidance

Navy Medicine released updated Zika Virus Infection guidance in NAVADMIN 121/16, May 26, communicating current information, travel precautions, and risk reduction

Seaspan Acquires Eighth 14000 TEU Vessel

Seaspan Corporation (NYSE:SSW) announced today that it accepted delivery of a 14000 TEU containership, the YM Width. The new containership, which was constructed at CSBC Corporation,

Vessel Aground on Gros Cap Reef, Lake Superior

The Coast Guard continues to monitor the motor vessel Roger Blough, Saturday evening, after the vessel ran aground Friday afternoon on Gros Cap Reef in Whitefish Bay in Lake Superior.

Iberdrola to Double Power Generation in Mexico by 2020

Spanish utility Iberdrola plans to nearly double its electricity generation capacity in Mexico to almost 10,000 megawatts by 2020, taking advantage of its new plants and the country's energy overhaul,

GloMEEP Project Forges Ahead with Train-the-Trainer Workshop

A global Train-the-Trainer workshop on energy efficiency has been delivered in China (23-27 May), preparing the personnel needed to cascade knowledge on energy

Long Beach Port Maintains Strong Bond Rating

Fitch Ratings, one of the top three U.S. credit analysis agencies, has affirmed the Port of Long Beach’s “AA” rating on its outstanding debt. Fitch stated the AA rating — its highest for U.

Hansa Offenburg, Hansa Drakenburg Sail Scale-free

Leonhardt & Blumberg was founded in 1903 and has managed more than 180 vessels, the majority of which were general cargo vessels and bulk carriers. Today the company

BOEM, BSEE Find No Significant Impact from OCS Well Stimulation

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) today published a joint environmental assessment on the use

EU Okays Spain's Aid to Close 26 Coal Mines

EU regulators on Friday said Spain's plans to grant 2.13 billion euros ($2.4 billion) to help manage the closure of 26 uncompetitive coal mines complied with EU rules on state aid.

Gender Identity Spat Sinks Spending Bill

The rancorous political debate over sexual identity unexpectedly prompted the Republican-controlled House of Representatives to rejected an energy and water spending

IACS Recommendations for Emergency Response

Following a further round of discussions on 'Places of Refuge' at the IMO last week, prompted by a submission from the EU Member States, the European Commission,

Napier Turbochargers Accredited to ISO 14001:2004

Napier Turbochargers, Environmental Management System has recently achieved accreditation to ISO 14001:2004, an internationally agreed standard that sets out the

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