Environmental

CEO: Siemens Needs Time to Fix Energy Issues

Q3 core profit misses consensus on one-off charges; CEO says problems may persist well into 2015. Siemens AG will need more time to shake off problems at its

Norway Delays Key Gas Maintenance

Norwegian gas system operator Gassco will start a round of maintenance work involving 124 million cubic meters per day one day later than earlier planned, it said in a market message on Wednesday.

Estimate Cut for Poland Shale Gas

80 shale wells to have been drilled by late 2014; Initial forecast was for 100 wells. First commercial shale gas production still expected this year but large-scale production still years off.

Bulgaria Revokes Charge on Solar, Wind Firms

Bulgaria's top court has revoked a 20 percent charge imposed on the income of solar and wind power producers this year, in a ruling that protects renewable energy

Quality hat-trick for GAC Marine Logistics

  Global ship spares logistics provider GAC Marine Logistics Inc. (GML) has secured ISO certifications in recognition of its Quality Management, Environmental

BMT Oceanica Wins Major Water Corporation Bid

  Marine and coastal environment specialist, BMT Oceanica (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, is delighted to announce that it has won the bid to provide Ocean

First Panels Installed at Australia’s Biggest Solar Plant

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency today celebrated a major milestone with the installation of the first solar panels at AGL’s large-scale solar plant in Nyngan, NSW.

There’s Still Time for SHIPPINGInsight Award Entries

Entry submissions for the first SHIPPINGInsight Award are due Friday, Aug. 1, but organizers said they will continue to accept nominations through following week to provide some extra time.

Planet Ocean Signs Partnering Agreement with ASV

ASV Ltd and Planet Ocean Ltd have signed a Technology Partnering Agreement which sees Planet Ocean as the ASV technology partner for marine science applications

MOL Ship Management Earns Energy/Enviromental Certifications

First company to receive ISO50001 certification from Nihon Kaiji Kyokai.   MOL Ship Management Co., Ltd. (MOLSHIP), a core ship management company in the corporate group headed by Mitsui O.

Algae Differences Help Corals Fight Climate Change

Corals that build reefs have few defenses against rising ocean temperatures and other effects of global climate change. Among the most important are dense populations

German Environment Agency Calls for Rules Preventing Fracking

Germany's Environment Agency said it wanted to make fracking practically impossible to head off the risk that the technique for extracting gas could contaminate groundwater with chemicals.

Pumps Reach Sinking Shrimper Just in Time

A commercial fishing vessel from Brownsville is slowly making its way back to port, thanks to some quick actions by its crew and Coast Guard units, informs the US Coastguard,

Orica Fined Heavily for Australian Pollution Incidents

Orica Australia Pty Ltd has been convicted and penalised $768,250 in relation to charges brought by the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) for pollution

NYK Line Hosts Fleet Safety Conference

NYK says it has hosted a safety promotion conference for shipowners and ship-management companies at the NYK head office in Tokyo and at Imabari city in Ehime prefecture.

Canaveral Shipwreck Search Permit Granted to Seafarer's Quest

Research and recovery of historic shipwrecks experts Seafarer Exploration Corporation says that Seafarer's Quest, LLC has successfully been granted a three year

Better Coolant Recycling a Big Saving for Caterpillar

  The coolant collecting and recycling system is projected to save Caterpillar Undercarriage Xuzhou Ltd. (CUXL) nearly 600L of coolant each year and reduce hazardous

Huge Waves Measured for First Time in Arctic Ocean

As the climate warms and sea ice retreats, the North is changing. An ice-covered expanse now has a season of increasingly open water which is predicted to extend

Company Fined for Oil Spill Near Anacortes

Ecology issues $112,500 penalty for sunken vessel.   American Gold Seafoods faces a $112,500 penalty for an oil spill caused by the accidental sinking of its vessel,

Unified Emissions Monitoring: Turbulo Bluemon

Last month at Posidonia SKF Blohm and Voss Industries launched the Turbulo BlueMon emission monitoring system, a system that is designed to record all emissions on board ships via a single system.

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