Lystrup, Denmark-based Terma is providing three high-resolution Scanter 5102 radars to be deployed in and around the remote Port of Prince Rupert, on Canada’s rugged British Columbia coast.
As the maritime shipping industry transitions toward cleaner fuels in response to new environmental regulations and emissions standards, abundant supplies of natural gas in the United States, and worldwide, appear to offer a promising solution in transportation industries.
The largest offshore windfarm for Germany is now operational and providing power to more than 340,000 households. The 288 megawatt “Baltic 2” windfarm is owned by German utility company EnBW and was constructed in a joint venture with Hochtief Solutions, GeoSea and Nordsee Naßbagge. The Germans invested more than $1 billion into the project.
Operations have been halted at Chile’s Coquimbo Port after a magnitude 8.3 earthquake rippled off the cost of Coquimbo and caused a tsunami on September 16. The quake was the largest to hit the country since 2010. Waves reached heights more than 15 feet in the area surrounding Coquimbo Port.
The U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources has been told that the Obama administration’s new well control regulations will result in a virtual moratorium on Gulf of Mexico offshore energy development and that they undermine safety rather than enhance it.
Transport Malta reaffirmed its firm commitment to continue working together with its international and European partners, through the IMO, to further enhance the energy efficiency of the international shipping sector through a harmonized global regime
New York: Facing deeply entrenched differences and political headwinds, the top negotiators trying to reach a sweeping US-European free trade deal avoided agriculture, public procurement and other thorny issues in talks this week.
The IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee approved a global requirement for ships to inform about their fuel consumption. Furthermore, a process is to be launched to reduce ships’ CO2 emissions.
Tim Rees of Canada-headquartered suspension seating company, SHOX, brings us up-to-date in the long-running saga of the implementation of the European Union's Directive 2002/44/EC.
With 70 percent of our global real estate consisting of oceans and other bodies of water, one country with plenty of experience dealing with overcrowding is taking to the seas to build new power plants.
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and the Centre for International Law (CIL) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) will jointly set up a research programme to to examine issues such as international regulation of shipping, access and use of oceans and protection of coastal marine environment.