Showing posts with label Baltic Sea. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Baltic Sea. Show all posts

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Russia, Austria review fate of Nord Stream 2 pipeline

Nord Stream pipeline
Progress on the second phase of the Nord Stream pipeline to Europe was the focus of talks with Austrian energy company OMV, Russia's Gazprom said.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Nord Stream a critical component for OMV

Nord Stream
The European shift away from coal means more market demand for natural gas -- and the Nord Stream pipeline can help bridge the gap, Austria's OMV said Tuesday.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Finland Has Nothing Against Construction of Nord Stream 2 Gas Pipeline

Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline
Finland has nothing against the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, since it will not affect Finnish gas market, Liisa Heikinheimo, Deputy Director General in the Energy Department at Finland's Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment said Thursday.

Monday, March 27, 2017

Científicos predicen una 'inundación del siglo' que afectaría a millones de europeos

Un nuevo estudio del Centro Común de Investigación (JRC, por sus siglas en inglés) de la Comisión Europea afirma que masivas inundaciones costeras podrían provocar la muerte de millones de personas en el continente, si continúa aumentando la emisión de gases que contribuyen al calentamiento global.

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Storm Axel blasts over Germany bringing floods to north, snow to south

Parts of Germany have endured severe wintry weather brought by Storm Axel, leading to flooding in Hamburg.

Denmark warns of once-in-a-century flooding

The Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI) has warned residents living on low-lying areas along the Baltic Sea coastline of flooding as sea levels are expected to rise dramatically on Wednesday as a result of stong gales, local media reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Shell, Gazprom to sign Baltic LNG plant agreement on June 16

Shell and Gazprom will sign an agreement on the Baltic LNG Plant on June 16, presidential aide Yuri Ushakov said on Tuesday.

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Finland and Estonia considering undersea rail tunnel link

Finland and Estonia are to explore the possibility of building an undersea rail tunnel linking the capitals of Helsinki and Tallinn.

Friday, December 18, 2015

Tusk Says Nord Stream 2 Does Not Meet EU Energy Rules

European Council President Donald Tusk says the proposed Nord Stream-2 pipeline extension does not meet EU energy rules on supply diversification and would undermine Ukraine's role as a gas transit state.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Toxic algae spread in Baltic Sea

Warmer weather has caused toxic algae to spread in the Baltic Sea, local media reported on Monday.

Monday, October 27, 2014

Lithuania Hopes for Energy Independence, Security With New LNG Terminal

Lithuania's liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal "Independence" is a geopolitical project that will lead to energy independence and security of the whole Baltic region, Lithuania's president said at the official ceremony of welcoming the off-shore liquefied natural gas vessel Independence in the port of Klaipeda.

"Klaipeda's LNG terminal will cover almost 90 percent of gas needs of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia," Dalia Grybauskaite, Lithuania's president, said at the ceremony.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Russia and Finland Sign Icebreaker Deal for Baltic Sea

Russia and Finland have signed an agreement on the provision of mutual icebreaking services in a bid to improve navigation in the eastern Gulf of Finland.

The new rules will allow Finnish icebreakers to operate in Russian territorial waters in return for financial compensation, said a statement posted Monday on the Finnish Transportation Ministry website.

Monday, August 05, 2013

Danish divers launch mission to remove oil from a ten-year-old wreck



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Danish divers have launched a major operation in the Baltic Sea in a bid to avert an environmental disaster.

They are trying to remove hundreds of cubic metres of fuel oil which are still on board a Chinese cargo ship which sank ten years ago.

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