Environmental

IMO Calls for Environmentally Sound Ship Recycling in Bangladesh

 The  International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh are jointly implementing a project entitled “Safe and

BIMCO Welcomes EU Decision on Migrants

  BIMCO has stated today that it appreciates the new efforts by EU leaders to reduce increasing reliance on merchant shipping to rescue the growing numbers of

Another Grant from ExxonMobil to mark World Malaria Day

  ExxonMobil today announced $10 million in new grants to mark World Malaria Day, continuing the company’s 15-year commitment to fighting a disease that is preventable and treatable,

Energy Institute to Adopt Experience of Energy Firms

  Sochi hosted today the 14th meeting of the International Supervisory Board (ISB) of the Energy Delta Institute (EDI) as well as an international meeting of the

Long Beach, Los Angeles ports host forum to gather input

  More than 100 cargo owners, trucking firm leaders, longshore labor, marine terminals and other goods movement industry representatives turned out Wednesday for

BP to Sell CATS Business To Antin Infrastructure

  BP today announced it has agreed to sell its equity in the Central Area Transmission System (CATS) business in the UK North Sea to Antin Infrastructure Partners for £324 million ($486 million).

Protesting Japanese Arrested for landing drone on PM's office

  A Japanese man has been arrested for landing a drone on the prime minister's office with a minuscule amount of radiation in an apparent protest against the use of nuclear power,

Arctic Nations to Fight Climate Change Despite Russia Tensions

  The eight Arctic Council nations pledged on Friday to do more to combat climate change that is shrinking the vast frigid region, with countries trying to put

Four Petrobras Platforms Halt Output Due to Oil Leak

Four Petrobras oil platforms off the northeast coast of Brazil have halted production after a leak of about 7,000 liters of oil was detected coming from a pipeline linking them,

Spanish Ferry Operator Enrolls in Carbon Credits Program

Spanish ferry operator Baleària has signed up to AkzoNobel’s carbon credits program. The company has enrolled its passenger ferry Martin i Soler into the scheme,

Port of Ngqura’s New Automated Mooring System

The automated mooring system at the Port of Ngqura in South Africa’s east coast is poised to improve port efficiency and safety, cementing the deep water port’s

EU Sees Progress Towards UN Climate Deal

EU sees China, Canada, S.Arabia making climate plans by June; India, Brazil, Indonesia to miss EU's target deadline. The European Union expects that countries

Japan Hikes Emission Cut Goal by 25 pct

Japan is considering cutting emissions of greenhouse gases by around 25 percent by 2030, up from an earlier target of about 20 percent, as its contribution to a

Salvage and Wreck Removal Conference

  HINODE Events and Services Pvt Ltd., have announced the 4th Annual Conference on Salvage and Wreck Removal in India to be held on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at Visakhapatnam on India's East Coast.

General Mills Strategically placed in Port Salford

  General Mills UK & Ireland – responsible for a range of market-leading brands, including Old El Paso, Green Giant, Betty Crocker and Nature Valley – is to be

ABB wins Brazil $30 mi Wind Farm Order

  ABB has won orders worth around $30 million from Casa dos Ventos, a leading renewables company in Brazil, to provide substations and related power infrastructure

Fuel Slick Washes Up On Canary Islands After Ship Sinks

Around 120 kilos of shipping fuel has been scraped up off the Spanish Gran Canaria tourist beaches Veneguera, Tasarte and Taurito, the government said on Thursday,

SeaHow Skimmer System

New SeaHow skimmer systems – designed to collect both light and heavy oils efficiently – can be implemented to almost any workboat, starting with vessels only six meters long.

Shipwreck Refloated Near the Galapagos

Grounded cargo ship Floreana was refloated by T&T Salvage on April 4, 2015 in San Cristobal, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador.     Leading operations in the Galapagos Islands World Heritage Site,

Memorial University & Understanding Icebergs

They can come in all shapes and sizes, silently shuttled along by the currents. The larger versions are white, glistening and beautiful and a potential disaster waiting to happen.

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