Europe

Greece's ports policy will be cleaned up

February 9th, 20150 Athens: Increasing business transparency and creating job opportunities will be central to the new Greek government's ports policy, Thodoris Dritsas, deputy minister of...

Maersk Drilling lays off staff

February 6th, 20150 Oslo: Maersk Drilling says it has been forced to cut 90 positions from its head office following lower demand for its offshore rigs following the drop in oil...

France complies with EC flag rules

February 6th, 20150 Perpignan: The European Commission has closed an in-depth 14-month investigation into French tonnage tax rules. France will now enforce minimum flagging requirements for...

CMA CGM and Hamburg Sud extend ties

February 6th, 20150 Marseille: Container shipping’s era of consolidation continues with France’s CMA CGM and Germany’s Hamburg Süd further enhancing their existing cooperation. In...

Awilco LNG: Rates can only get better

February 6th, 20150 Oslo: The only way is up for the LNG shipping sector. That’s the view of the ceo of Norway’s Awilco LNG, Jon Skule Storheill, who admits current trading conditions...

Statoil reveals new CEO

February 5th, 20150 Oslo: Norwegian energy giant has appointed from within for its new full time ceo, filling the void left by Helge Lund who quit in October to join the UK’s BG...

Container terminal for Greenland

February 4th, 20150 Oslo: Nuuk, Greenland's tiny capital, is eying its first modern container terminal. An agreement has been signed between Sikuki Nuuk Harbour and contractor Aarsleff...

Copenship closes

February 4th, 20150 Oslo: Dry cargo is painful for many at the moment but for Denmark's Copenship it has proven unbearable which has become the latest shipping firm to close down amid the...
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