Germany Unveils Bill To Accelerate The Use Of LNG

Germany Unveils Bill To Accelerate The Use Of LNG

Germany’s government has taken another important step to reduce dependence on Russian energy imports by agreeing on a formulation of the draft law on the acceleration of the use of LNG.    The Federal Ministry of Economics and Climate Protection...
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Maersk Supply Service To Recycle Three Vessels  

Maersk Supply Service To Recycle Three Vessels  

Denmark-headquartered Maersk Supply Service, a provider of offshore marine services and integrated solutions for the energy sector, has arranged to recycle three of its vessels at a yard in Grenaa, as part of its strategy to optimise its fleet portfolio...
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U.S. firm To Train 50,000 Nigerian Youths On Competitive Skills

U.S. firm To Train 50,000 Nigerian Youths On Competitive Skills

AUnited States-Nigerian Technology Company, WRKR Technology Inc., has promised to train 50,000 Nigerians on its skills that would make them globally competitive for employment opportunities.   WRKR is a technology company that unlocks access to work opportuni...
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France LNG Shipping Secures LNGC Charter Deal With EDF

France LNG Shipping Secures LNGC Charter Deal With EDF

French ship-owning company, France LNG Shipping has signed another long-term charter contract for a new LNG carrier with EDF LNG Shipping, a subsidiary of Electricité de France. According to World Maritime News,  South Korean shipyard, Hyundai Samho...
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Seaport Offers Incentives To Reduce Vessel Emissions

Seaport Offers Incentives To Reduce Vessel Emissions

To reduce vessel emissions, Canada’s Halifax Port Authority (HPA) has joined the World Port Climate Initiative (WPCI) as an incentive provider with the International Association of Ports and Harbours’ (IAPH) Environmental Ship Index (ESI). The HPA joined t...
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Indians In Nigeria Commemorate Country’s 75th Independence  

Indians In Nigeria Commemorate Country’s 75th Independence  

No fewer than 400 Indians in Nigeria on Monday engaged in different forms of physical exercise like yoga, aerobics, dance, running and cultural performance to commemorate India’s 75 years of independence. The programme tagged, “Run 4 Unity”, held at the....
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GSK Rejects $65b Unilever Bid For Consumer Goods Division

GSK Rejects $65b Unilever Bid For Consumer Goods Division

GlaxoSmithKline has rejected three Unilever offers to buy its consumer goods division, including one worth £50b ($65b). GSK said the proposals “fundamentally failed” to reflect the value of the division.  With a successful bid, Unilever &#821...
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US Sues Uber For Overcharging Disabled People

US Sues Uber For Overcharging Disabled People

The US Justice Department (DoJ) is suing ride-hailing app Uber over allegations it has been overcharging disabled people. The DoJ claims Uber’s “wait time” fees are discriminating against disabled passengers who need more than two minutes to ...
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Afghan Footballer Falls To Death From US Plane

Afghan Footballer Falls To Death From US Plane

Afghan authorities have confirmed that a young footballer fell to his death after trying to stow away on a US military plane leaving Kabul airport. Zaki Anwari, 19, had played for Afghanistan’s national youth team.  Further details of when he...
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India Attributes 3,564 Accidents In 2020 To Potholes

India Attributes 3,564 Accidents In 2020 To Potholes

Not less than 3,564 road accidents occurred in India due to potholes in 2020. The figure is the lowest in the last five years, Parliament was informed on Monday.    In a written reply, Minister of Road Transport and...
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Outcry Over South Africa’s Multiple Husbands Proposal

Outcry Over South Africa’s Multiple Husbands Proposal

A proposal by the South African government to legalise polyandry – when a woman has more than one husband at the same time – has led to howls of protest from conservative quarters.  This does not surprise Professor Collis Machoko,...
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US Bans Investment In China’s Shipbuilders

US Bans Investment In China’s Shipbuilders

The Biden administration has banned U.S. investments in Chinese companies allegedly linked to China’s military, expanding hard-line policies introduced by the previous administration.  The executive order bans American citizens from investing in some of...
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Sierra Leone Ratifies China Railway, Port Lease Agreement

Sierra Leone Ratifies China Railway, Port Lease Agreement

The Parliament of Sierra Leone has ratified the China Kingho Company’s rail and port lease agreement, the company told Xinhua on Saturday.  The agreement will allow Kingho Railway and Port Company Limited to manage and operate the infrastructure of the....
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India Hospitals Overwhelmed As Covid-19 Spreads From Cities To Small Towns

India Hospitals Overwhelmed As Covid-19 Spreads From Cities To Small Towns

India has reached the devastating figure of 200,000 coronavirus deaths, with the pressure on many hospitals showing no sign of abating amid a surging second wave. According to BBC, the real number of fatalities is thought to be far greater,...
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