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Port of Rotterdam: Freight Volumes Improve in 3Q after Pandemic Slump

Oct 21, 2020

Freight volumes in the Port of Rotterdam improved in the third quarter after the deep slump caused by the coronavirus pandemic in the first half of the year, Europe's largest sea port said on Wednesday.Throughput of agribulk, iron ore, biomass…

Germany Offered to Build LNG Terminals to Avert US Pipeline Sanctions

Sep 16, 2020

Berlin offered to spend 1 billion euros ($1.2 billion) to build two liquid natural gas terminals in a bid to dissuade the United States from imposing sanctions over the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, due to bring gas directly from Russia to Germany…

EU Parliament Votes to Make Ships Pay for Their Emissions

Sep 15, 2020

The European Parliament on Tuesday voted in favour of including greenhouse gas emissions from the maritime sector in the European Union's carbon market from 2022, throwing its weight behind EU plans to make ships pay for their pollution.Shipping…

UK Provides Aid for Ferry Operators

Apr 27, 2020

Ferry routes between Great Britain and Northern Ireland have been safeguarded, thanks to a multimillion-pound government scheme to help ensure critical freight can continue to move into and across the union.The package, worth up to £17 million ($21 million)…

COVID-19 to Wipe 20% of Traffic in Europe's Largest Port

Apr 16, 2020

Throughput at the Port of Rotterdam is set to drop by up to 20% this year as the coronavirus pandemic disrupts production and trade worldwide, Europe's largest sea port said on Thursday.Throughput of containers, coal, oil products and other bulk goods already declined 9…

DMA Adds 2 New Deputy Director Generals

Mar 10, 2020

Danish Maritime Authority (DMA) announced that two new deputy director generals joined its the Executive Board.The new deputy director generals are Rikke Wetter Olufsen and Niels Wammen-Jensen. They both come from director positions within DMA…

EDF Buys Stake in Irish Offshore Project

Feb 12, 2020

French electricity giant Électricité de France (EDF) is moving into the Irish energy market.EDF Renewables, a subsidiary of the French energy utility, has acquired a 50% stake in the Codling offshore wind project from Hazel Shore, a company linked to the property developer…

Ocean Installer Appoints New CEO

Jan 07, 2020

Ocean Installer has announced the appointment of Odd Strømsnes as the company’s new CEO as company enters new growth phase and addresses offshore wind market.The Norwegian subsea contractor said in a press note that the interim CEO Kevin Murphy will continue as Deputy CEO…

ESPO Welcomes Europe’s Green Deal Ambition

Dec 31, 2019

The European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO)  welcomes Europe’s ambition as enshrined in the European Green Deal, to become the world’s first climate neutral continent by 2050.European ports are at the crossroads of supply chains. As clusters of transport…

MacGregor Wins Orders from Europe

Nov 29, 2019

MacGregor, the provider of maritime cargo and load handling services, has secured orders to provide MacGregor equipment to a European port development project and TTS products to a naval project.The orders has a total value of approximately EUR 8 million…

GasLog Relocates People and Office

Nov 26, 2019

Monaco-based international owner, operator and manager of liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers GasLog has announced plans to relocate more of its people and most of the senior management to the Piraeus, Greece office, home of its operational platform…

EBRD Backs Mersin Port's $600Mln Bond

Nov 17, 2019

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) said that it is backing the new US$ 600 million five-year bond issued by Mersin International Port, the operator of Turkey’s largest port.The Bank has invested US$ 90million in the issuance…

Brittany Ferries Consortium Buys Condor

Nov 15, 2019

Condor Ferries, an operator of passenger and freight ferry services between UK and France, has been sold to a consortium including the French shipping company Brittany Ferries.Brittany Ferries, in consortium with the Columbia Threadneedle European Sustainable Infrastructure Fund (ESIF)…

Oil and Gas Ushers Norway Trade Rebound

Nov 15, 2019

Norway's trade balance bounced back to a surplus last month from a rare deficit in September as oil and gas output recovered, Statistics Norway reported on Friday.The surplus for October stood at 5.9 billion Norwegian crowns ($645.22 million)…

Dover Port Wins ESPO Award 2019

Nov 14, 2019

Port of Dover, the cross-channel port in Kent, south-east England, was awarded the European Sea Ports Organization (ESPO) Award 2019 in recognition of its successful strategy to reach out to the local community and to directly communicate with the port citizens…

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US Regulator Seeks New Emissions Data from Venture Global LNG

US Regulator Seeks New Emissions Data from Venture Global LNG

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