Shale & crude: logistics sector still watchful / FOCUS

Genoa - Dependent on imports in many sectors, the United States is getting its revenge in the energy field through shale oil.


Bulgaria may seek more time to reply to Gazprom concessions

Sofia - Bulgaria may need more time to respond to concessions proposed by Russian gas giant Gazprom in an EU antitrust case, its energy minister said on Monday, adding that while Sofia saw the concessions as positive it would like to see them expanded.


EIB and ABN AMRO provide EUR 150 million to finance green shipping

London - The European Investment Bank and ABN AMRO sign an agreement to support investments for greening the European shipping fleet. This framework is the first with a financial institution in the Netherlands.


Germany to defend trade at G20 meeting in Washington

Berlin - Germany will at G20 talks this week in Washington stress the importance of globalisation and free trade for growth as well as the need for reforms to increase resilience against future shocks, a senior government official said on Tuesday.


Shipping, Nicholas Pavlidis heads BOC’s new Finance Department

London - The Bank of Cyprus announce the appointment of Nicholas Pavlidis as Head of its newly established Shipping Finance Department.

British Steel, new logistics centre in Lecco

British Steel, new logistics centre in Lecco

Lecco - British Steel is expanding its activities in the European railway sector by openinga new logistics centre in Italy for the production of long length rails. The company - a key supplier of Italy’s state rail operator Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (RFI) - has just inaugurated a plant in Lecco

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