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Cruise Line Agrees to $500K Settlement for Disguising Sales Calls as Political Surveys

  Caribbean Cruise Line Inc. has agreed to a $7.73 million settlement after the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and 10 state attorney generals sued the Fort Lauderdale-based

China: Reduce Coal Use, Pollution

China will reduce coal consumption and boost energy efficiency as part of efforts to lessen air pollution, according to an action plan released by the government on Friday.

U.S. Investor sues OAS

U.S. investment firm Huxley Capital Corp filed a lawsuit on Thursday in a New York court against Brazilian construction group OAS SA, alleging the debt-laden company

BHP, Leighton Bribery Inquiry Possible

An Australian senator called for an inquiry into suspected foreign bribery at top companies including miner BHP Billiton and contractor Leighton Holdings, saying

USCG Petty Officer Convicted, Sentenced

  A Coast Guardsman was convicted and sentenced during a General Court-Martial in New Orleans, Thursday. Petty Officer 2nd Class Leonel Hinojosa, 32, was sentenced to reduction to E-1,

New Timeline for Johan Castberg, Snorre 2040

  The licensees in the Johan Castberg and Snorre 2040 licences have decided to spend more time on the projects. “Castberg and Snorre 2040 are two major and important projects in our portfolio,

Hapag-Lloyd Warn About Verification by German Customs

  Hapag-Lloyd has informed that for all import cargo to be discharged at the German ports of Hamburg and Bremerhaven the carrier is responsible to send a complete

Wärtsilä, Clean Marine Energy Offer "Scrubber Finance"

  Wärtsilä and Clean Marine Energy (Europe) Ltd (CME) today announced the landmark signing of the shipping industry's first collaboration agreement that will provide

Rawicz-12 Well Test Completion

  San Leon Energy plc the AIM listed company focused on oil and gas exploration in Europe and North Africa, informed  the completion of testing of the Rawicz-12 well in Poland.

Holland America Line Heads NOAA's List of Weather Observations

  Holland America Line topped the list in 2014 for the World’s Leading Weather Observing Cruise Ship Companies who submitted weather information to the National

Cook Islands to Issue Wreck Removal Certificates

  The Cook Islands has acceded to the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks, 2007 (“The Nairobi Convention”). As a State Party, Cook Islands

Danelec Marine Unveils eSERVICEConnect Initiative

  Danelec Marine launched its new eSERVICEConnect initiative today in a move to automate and streamline shipboard service for its products worldwide. Danelec’s eSERVICEConnect is an Internet,

Scandlines Concludes Sale of Freight Routes

  First State Investments is taking over the ferry route Helsingør-Helsingborg including the five vessels operating the line. The contract with First State Investments

Toyota Kirloskar, Kamarajar Port Ink Deal for Expansion

  Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt. Ltd. (TKM)  signed an MoU with Kamarajar Port Ltd. (KPL) in order to help facilitate the expansion of its export business. The MoU

Brazil's Elite in Crosshairs as Petrobras Scandal Widens

A corruption scandal at state-run oil company Petrobras has entered a volatile new phase that could lead to jail for some of Brazil's best-known politicians and

Senate Committee Approves Vessel Discharge Reform Legislation

  The effort to establish a uniform national framework for the regulation of vessel discharges took another step forward as the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation approved S.

Exxon Settles NJ Environmental Lawsuit for $225m

New Jersey officials said on Thursday that ExxonMobil had agreed to pay $225 million to the state to settle a long-standing lawsuit over environmental damage from

Petrobras Corruption Hearing Opens with Shouting Match

The opening of a Brazilian congressional probe into alleged corruption at state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA erupted into a shouting match on Thursday

Lead Plaintiff Selected for Petrobras Class-Action

A U.S. federal judge on Wednesday named a trustee of a British pension fund as the lead plaintiff in a class-action lawsuit against Brazil's state-run oil company

United Airlines Could Hedge Fuel Long Term

March 4 (Reuters) - United Continental Holdings Inc is looking to lock in its fuel costs with new hedges that could last as long as two years, but first it would like to see oil prices stabilize,

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