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TransCanada Remains Committed to Keystone Pipeline

Photo courtesy of TransCanada

TransCanada Corp, the Canadian company behind the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, remains committed to the C$8 billion ($6.2 billion) project, the company's head said on Friday, even as hopes fade for an approval by the Obama administration.

Fire-stricken Icebreaker Overhauled

The icebreaker vessel Almirante Irizar docked for repair (Photo: SENER)

SENER concludes the Almirante Irizar icebreaker engineering works for re-outfit and overhaul   SENER reports it has completed the engineering works relating to the re-outfit and overhaul of the Almirante

Google Maps Goes Coastal with Unmanned Boat

Photo: Marine Advanced Research

A new high-tech unmanned vessel, launched with the help of Google, will use innovative technologies from the boatbuilding and mapping fields to map shorelines and raise awareness of the impacts of global sea level rise.

Shipbuilding

MHI: Notice of Absorption-Type Split Agreements

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MHI gives Notice Regarding Conclusion of Absorption-type Split Agreements Relating to Transfer of

Fratelli Neri Orders Damen Tug

Damen's ASD 3212 Tug

One of the largest Italian tug owners, Fratelli Neri S.p.A, ordered its first Damen tug

Thai Navy Lobbies for More Submarines

Adm. Narong Pipathanasai, CinC,RTN opens the new submarine squadron headquaters in Sattahip Naval base. Photo: Naval Secretariate Department

The Royal Thai Navy claims it urgently needs more submarines to compete with other Asian countries.

Contracts

Areva to Explore Bringing in Chinese Investors

Areva Headquarters in Courbevoie, France

Areva will seek partnerships with Chinese energy companies that could see them take stakes in

Ross is Fleet Manager, Heidmar

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Heidmar announced the promotion of Duncan Ross to Fleet Manager. Duncan joined Heidmar’s London

Eletrobras to Cut Investments by 17.3%

view of the headquarters of Brazil's power company Eletrobras in downtown Rio de Janeiro

Brazil's state-run power company Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA said on Friday it plans to

Technology

Iran: EU Starts Implementing the JCPOA

The Council adopted the first legal acts implementing the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the agreement reached on 14 July 2015 in Vienna on the Iranian nuclear

Fugro Wins BG Honduras Contract

Courtesy Fugro

Fugro has been awarded a contract by BG International Limited Sucursal Honduras to conduct an

WKCTC to Host Open House for ILM Institute

ILMI Bldg

West Kentucky Community and Technical College will host an open house and ribbon cutting for the

Legal

Obama to Unveil more Ambitious Climate Change Plan

President Barack Obama

President Barack Obama will unveil on Monday the final version of his plan to tackle greenhouse

Iran Sees Oil Output up 1 mln bpd

Crude-Oil

Iran expects to raise oil output by 500,000 barrels per day (bpd) as soon as sanctions are

Oil's Drop May Weigh on Gulf Markets

Oil Drop

Gulf stock markets may come under pressure on Sunday after oil prices and global equities fell.

People & Company News

New Mexico Nuclear Waste Site Opening Delayed

Photo DoE

The planned March 2016 reopening of an underground nuclear waste dump in New Mexico has been

Exxon Resumes Production in Indonesia's Cepu

Banyu Urip Full Field Development, Cepu Block, East Java, Indonesia

Exxon Mobil said will resume production activities in Cepu oil block on Sunday after a workers'

Missing Person Rescued Near Brackettville

Border Patrol Agents, CBP Office of Air and Marine Rescue Missing Person Near Brackettville

On July 31, Border Patrol Search Trauma and Rescue (BORSTAR) agents and CBP Office of Air and