The dependency from fossil fuels

China rust- belt province warns of more shortages in energy crisis

Beijing - The largest provincial economy in China's northeast rust belt on Monday warned of worsening power shortages despite government efforts to boost coal supply and manage electricity use in a post-pandemic energy crisis hitting multiple countries

As production at maximum

Qatar can't help red hot gas markets

Doha - Qatar, the world's largest supplier of liquefied natural gas, said on Monday it can't help ease the red hot gas market because it has allocated all its output and believes the high prices are destructive for demand: "We are maxed out as far as we have given all our customers their due quantities," Qatar's energy minister Saad al- Kaabi said

No plans to sell assets

Rebranded Qatar Energy touts broad strategy

Dubai - Qatar changed the name of its state-owned oil and gas firm to Qatar Energy from Qatar Petroleum to reflect what it said was a broader strategy but said it had no plans to sell assets to raise funds as other Gulf state producers have: "We have plenty of cash" Chief Executive Saad al-Kaabi said on Monday, indicating the Qatari firm would not follow in the footsteps of Gulf rivals which have sold assets

Genoa

Superyachts' S&P, SCS presents Villa Yachting

Genoa - SCS Yachting, the Genoese shipping agency headed by two sisters Michela and Carolina Villa, respectively broker and maritime agent, presents Villa Yachting, the new division for the purchase and sale of superyachts at international level. The brand was launched in Genoa during the occasion of Shipping Week

The deal

Global tax criticized for "no teeth"

Paris - A group of 136 countries on Friday set a minimum global tax rate of 15% for big companies and sought to make it harder for them to avoid taxation in a landmark deal that U.S. President Joe Biden said levelled the playing field

And pushes more suppliers to brink

Dash for gas sparks oil switch

London - Soaring gas prices are forecast to drive a switch to oil and put more energy suppliers in Britain out of business, while industry groups called on Thursday for government action to ensure there is no supply interruption this winter

analysis

Ships of the future: risks or opportunities?

Two important factors need to be addressed with the introduction of these technologies. First, validation procedure standards for sensors and how to verify that signal accuracy is maintained over the time