Siemens Gamesa launches new offshore wind turbine

Zamudio (Spain) - Siemens Gamesa, the world’s leader in the offshore industry, has launched the SG 10.0-193 DD, the company’s first 10+ MW offshore wind turbine


China hails improved water quality, but some rivers more polluted

Beijing - China’s surface water quality improved in 2018, with more samples taken from river and lakes reaching standards fit for human use, the country’s environment ministry said on Monday.


China to crack down on diesel trucks, raise fuel standards

Shanghai - The Ministry of Ecology and Environment said in a policy document on Friday it would aim to “significantly increase” the number of diesel trucks capable of meeting emission standards by 2020, targeting a compliance rate of at least 90 percent by next year.


Hapag Lloyd ship battling fire off Canada

Frankfurt - German shipping line Hapag Lloyd said on Friday that it was trying to extinguish a fire on its “Yantian Express” container vessel off Canada’s east coast but was being hampered by bad weather. A spokesman for Hapag Lloyd said the fire broke out on Thursday in a container on deck


New opportunities in Ukraine for power plants

Kiev - On 10 December 2018, the Ukrainian President signed Law No. 2628-VIII dated 23 November 2018 “On Amendment to the Tax Code and Certain Other Legal Acts of Ukraine in Relation to Improvement of Management and Revision of Certain Taxes” (the “Law”)

Two crew missing after car carrier suffers fire

Two crew missing after car carrier suffers fire

Oahu - Search efforts have continued for two missing crew members of the Panama-flagged car carrier “Sincerity Ace” following a significant vessel fire in the middle of the Pacific. US Coast Guard, Navy and good Samaritans aboard merchant vessels continue the search for the crew members after the fire

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