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Yachting Malta PPP Sets Sail

 Yatching Malta Ltd (YML) - a new public private partnership (PPP) between the government and the Royal Malta Yacht Club (RMYC) was formed with the aim of putting Malta on "the global yachting map".

Dutch Court to Hear Challenge to Cabinet's Gas Production Plan

The Netherlands' highest court for administrative law has agreed to hear a challenge to the government's plan for output from the Groningen gas field, a spokeswoman confirmed on Thursday.

TRACE Recognizes Shipping Industry Innovation

TRACE named the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN), a global business network of companies and associations involved in the maritime industry, the winner of

'Run to Remember' by USCG Foundation

   The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of Coast Guard members and their families, announced this year’s

Salvage, Wreck Removal Beset with Chronic Problems

  The basic nature of maritime casualties, salvage and wreck removal has evolved rapidly over the last few years. Ships and offshore constructions have become more technologically elaborate,

JIT Transit Slots Reduced at Panama Canal

   The Panama Canal has experienced an unusual increase in the number of vessels awaiting transit during the past few weeks. Several measures have been implemented to reduce the backlog,

Swiber Gains $405.6 mi Contracts

  Business momentum is fast picking up at Swiber Holdings Limited despite the downturn in the oil and gas industry as the Group clinches a total of US$405.6 million for a series of contracts,

Resilience & the Maritime Industry

Resilience is defined generally as the ability to recover quickly from setbacks.  Setbacks are inevitable.  Individuals and entities are best judged by their resilience

Getting Onboard the Regulatory Train

Rail transport activists, analysts and environmentalists get a real taste of what the waterfront has endured for decades. They’ll just have to get in line with the rest of us.

CEO of South Africa's Eskom Challenges Suspension

The chief executive of struggling South African power utility Eskom is challenging his suspension this month by the firm's chairman, the national labour arbitrator said on Wednesday.

US Cruise Industry Preparing for Cuba

  U.S. cruise lines are preparing to enter uncharted waters -- Cuban waters.   Although U.S. tourists are still technically banned from visiting the Caribbean country,

Senate Confirms Doyle to Another Term

The United States Senate confirmed William P. Doyle to another term in office as a Federal Maritime Commissioner on the evening of March 23, 2015.  The vote was a unanimous 89 in favor,

Attracting, Retaining Talent - IRS Shows the Way Forward

  At a time when the global shipping industry is going through an unprecedented and extended downturn, the overriding challenge is to stay afloat and wait for the tide to turn.

Houston Port Throughput Up 22%

Activity across Port of Houston Authority docks continues to show strength as February 2015 tonnage figures reflected a 22-percent increase compared to February 2014.

ABS Updates Guidance on LNG Bunkering

  ABS has updated its guidance on LNG Bunkering in North America to support the transport sector's increasingly rapid transition to the use of cleaner fuels. The

Slow Steaming “can damage containers” - BMT

  Fuel saving measures can have a negative effect on the lashing forces on the containers, according to Maritime London member BMT Surveys. The company's risk & quality manager and marine surveyor,

CEVA Opens Distribution Center in Italy

  CEVA Logistics, one of the world's leading supply chain companies, has today announced the opening of a local distribution center for Magneti Marelli After Market Parts and Services,

ASV Wins Maritime Autonomy R&D Funding

  ASV Ltd, in partnership with nine other commercial and research organisations, have been awarded funding by Innovate UK to undertake in excess of £3million worth

AUSTAL Bags SCA Award For Safety

  Austal USA have been notified by the Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA) that Austal has earned the 2014 SCA Award for Improvement in Safety. According to the notification signed by Ian Bennett,

Gazprom Deepening Relationship with Investors, Shareholders

  The Gazprom Board of Directors approved the Company’s relations with investors and shareholders. The Management Committee was tasked to further improve this area of activity.

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