ICCOPR Approves Updated Oil Pollution Research Plan

  The Interagency Coordinating Committee on Oil Pollution Research (ICCOPR) unanimously approved the Oil Pollution Research & Technology Plan (OPRTP)

Danish-South Korean Co-operation Strengthened

  The Danish-South Korean Green Growth Alliance met for roundtable talks yesterday. The Minister for Business and Growth's meeting with the South Korean Minister

ENGIE, MHI Join Forces for Energy Value Chain Development

  Gérard Mestrallet, Chairman and CEO of ENGIE and Shunichi Miyanaga, President and CEO of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding

Approvals Launch VIKING Nadiro into New Markets

  New lifeboat release systems and bracket type approvals for VIKING Nadiro SOLAS products are extending the company’s core capabilities beyond cargo to offshore

Friendship to Green Ships

 Korea and Denmark both have ambitious national plans for a transition to greener and more energy efficient economies.    The Danish-South Korean Green Growth Alliance met for roundtable talks.

EfficienSea2 Rolls out Maritime Cloud

 The Danish-led e-navigation project, EfficienSea2, got one step closer to being launched when a core element of the project – Maritime Cloud – was debated by a

Collision Course with a Hurricane: How Doomed US Ship Met its End

The ill-fated U.S.-flagged El Faro cargo ship sunk by Hurricane Joaquin was sailing at near full speed into the center of the storm before it lost propulsion amid mountainous waves and brutal winds,

OTT Hydrometry & the New Monitoring Network for Scottish Ports

Historically, ferry masters operating off the west coast of Scotland would have to sail to a port and on arrival visually assess the weather and tide conditions

Liberian Registry Appoints Investigations VP

The Liberian Registry has appointed Dodge Kenyon as Vice President of its Investigations Division. Dodge joins the Liberian Registry from Holland America Group,

UK Subsidy Cuts Eliminate Solar Jobs

Hundreds of jobs will be lost at British solar panel insulation firm Mark Group after administrators were called in late on Wednesday, the company said, blaming recent government subsidy cuts.

Scotland Widens Shale Moratorium

Scotland has placed a moratorium on underground coal gasification, a form of unconventional gas extraction, adding to a ban on shale gas that it imposed in January

Oil Spill Statfjord North Sea Field - Statoil

Loading of tankers suspended, unclear when it will resume. Oil spilled into the North Sea during the loading of a tanker at Norway's Statfjord field on Thursday, operator Statoil said.

MOL Undertakes CMAXS e-GICSX Test on MAYARO

  Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. today announced that it has started a demonstration test of a next-generation condition-based engine monitoring system called “CMAXS

Boskalis’ Fleet May Switch to Marine Biofuels

  Boskalis today announced their collaboration with GoodFuels and Wärtsilä in a two-year pilot program to accelerate the development of truly sustainable, scalable and affordable marine bio-fuels.

ABP Marine Conference at Port of Ipswich

  The Port of Ipswich is hosting Associated British Ports’ (ABP) two-day annual Marine Conference for the first time starting today.   Held at the Old Custom House on the Ipswich waterfront,

Vigilance Still Crucial in Indian Ocean

  Organisations representing the global shipping and oil industry have announced that the size of the ‘High Risk Area’ for piracy in the Indian Ocean has been

PYI Debuts KiwiGrip Nonskid Deck Coating System

  PYI, a premier manufacturer and distributor of high-quality marine, boat, yacht, and shipping equipment and supplies, announced today that it is the provider

New Orleans Port to Host Maritime Workforce Summit

  The Port of New Orleans is set to host the 2nd Annual Maritime Workforce Summit and Career Expo presented by WWL-TV’s ‘We Choose Louisiana.”   Designed to

White House Issues Veto Threat for US House Oil Export Bill

The White House issued a veto threat on Wednesday for a U.S. House of Representatives bill that would lift a ban on crude oil exports, saying the legislation was "not needed at this time.

SunEdison Expects to be Cash Positive Through 2016

Solar company SunEdison Inc said on Wednesday it would cut costs and streamline operations, putting it on track to be cash positive throughout next year. The company,

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