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The IEA sees rapid growth of renewables in the next five years

SOURCE HOLDER ENERGÉTICAXXI. july 6, 2012. The report says that despite the economic uncertainty in most countries, the overall energy generation from sources such as hydro, solar, wind and other is expected to increase about 40% to nearly 6,400 TWh. The study released last July 5 marks the first time the IEA has devoted a half-term report on renewable energy sources, a recognition of the dynamic and growing role in… Leer más »

European Parliament approves the issuance of 200 million euros in bonds to finance infrastructure

SOURCE HOLDER DIARIODELPUERTO.COM. july 6, 2012 The plan aims to attract private investment in new transportation projects, energy projects  and information technologies projects. Of the total amount approved, 200 million is earmarked for investment in transport networks, 20 million for information technology and communication and 10 million for energy connections. The system will be led by the European Investment Bank (EIB). European officials estimate that the bonus plan will have… Leer más »

Navantia launches the ship of the Royal Australian Navy Adelaide four months in advance

SOURCE HOLDER. INFODEFENSA.COM. july 5, 2012 Navantia has launched on Wednesday, in their facilities in Ferrol (Galicia), the ship “Adelaide”, the second built for the Royal Australian Navy. The launch takes place with four months in advance, providing additional time for the equipment and testing proccess until early 2014, in which the hull will be transported to Australia for completion and delivery to BAE Systems Australia in Williamstown. The event… Leer más »

“Spanish maritime legislation” to discussion

SOURCE HOLDER CLUSTER MARÍTIMO ESPAÑOL. july 4, 2012. Employers representatives and various public and private entities representatives related to the maritime sector have the conviction that the new Navigation Law is an opportunity for internationally homologation. The different sectors and interests integrated in the Spanish Maritime Cluster have their own points of view on certain aspirations for changes or modifications to the Spanish domestic legislation regulating them. Anyway, everyone agrees… Leer más »

The cruise ship “Costa Concordia” will be refloated with 30 drawers of steel compressed air

SOURCE HOLDER: EL FARO DE VIGO.  JULY 4, 2012. A total of 30 boxes will be built in different shipyards Ficantieri and used for the removal of the remains of the “Costa Concordia” as part of the rescue plan to be implemented by the Italian-American consortium Titan-Micoperi. These airtight boxes weighing about 11500 tonnes will be used to straighten and refloat the vessel so that it can be removed “one… Leer más »