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Threat of protectionism pushes down German business morale

BERLIN (Reuters) - German business confidence deteriorated for a second straight month in March, dropping to its lowest level in nearly a year, as managers in Europe’s largest economy became more concerned about the rising threat of protectionism. FILE PHOTO: The famous skyline with its banking district is pictured in early evening next to the Main River in Frankfurt, Germany, January 19, 2016.

Global Chemical Tanker Market 2018- Aurora Tankers Management Pte. Ltd., Team Tankers International

The prime focus of Global Chemical Tanker Market 2018 is to gather important factors inhibiting the growth of Chemical Tanker industry. It also commits to target tendencies of Chemical Tanker industry in order to adopt strategies favourable for business and market growth. Analyzing future Chemical Tanker Business insights is completely based on the current Chemical Tanker business scenario…

The War on Yemen Is Indefensible

Noah Rothman berates opponents of the war on Yemen for trying to end support for the war they oppose. He repeats many of the usual canards that defenders of the Saudi-led war often use, and he works in some factual errors as well:Most critically, after the fall of Sanaa, the Houthis were expected to turn toward Aden, where…

German economy likely to grow by 2.6 percent this year, 2.1 percent next: Ifo

BERLIN (Reuters) - The Ifo institute on Wednesday confirmed its forecasts for the German economy to grow by 2.6 percent this year and by 2.1 percent in 2019 but said the debate about tariffs in transatlantic trade was weighing on business sentiment. FILE PHOTO: A container ship is loaded at a terminal in the harbour of Hamburg, Germany September 23, 2012.

Toy co. CEO leads effort to salvage Toys R Us

FILE - In this April 21, 2011 file photo shows MGA chief executive Isaac Larian, left, leaves federal court in Santa Ana, Calif., after a victory over Mattel Inc. The CEO of the maker of the pouty Bratz dolls is launching a campaign to salvage some of Toys R Us' U.S. business being liquidated in bankruptcy. (AP Photo/Christine Cotter…


Premier Oil Farms Into Rockhopper's Falklands Licenses  | Rigzone

by  Jon Mainwaring|Rigzone Staff|Thursday, July 12, 2012TweetUK independent Premier Oil announced Thursday that it has agreed to pay an initial $231 million to farm into Rockhopper Exploration's license interests in the Falklands Islands in the South Atlantic.Premier Oil will acquire a 60-percent interest in the licenses…

Maritime Journal | US patent award for recycled tyre mattress system

Scour Prevention Systems, Ltd has been granted a full US patent for its Scour Prevention Mattresses (SPM) which protects offshore structures, cables and pipelines from scour.It is a significant milestone for the Lowestoft, UK-based company because US patent approvals are difficult to achieve.The company received a £7200…

Customers warned arrival of Maersk Honam containers could be delayed for months

By Mike Wackett22/03/2018Maersk Line has confirmed the most likely port of refuge for the fire-damaged Maersk Honam as Jebel Ali, Dubai  but it may be weeks before the ship can berth.Which means it could be months before the surviving containers reach their original destination.The ship was originally thought to be under tow for Mumbai…

China, Hong Kong stocks drop on Fed rate hike, trade war concerns

* SSEC -0.8 pct, CSI300 -1.1 pct, HSI -0.6 pct * HK->Shanghai Connect daily quota used 6 pct, Shanghai->HK daily quota used -2.1 pct * FTSE China A50 -1.4 pct, BNY Mellon ADR China Select Index -1.4 pct SHANGHAI, March 22 (Reuters) - Stocks in China and Hong Kong fell on Thursday as investors digested the impact of a rate hike by the U.S.

Hybrid Electric Marine Propulsion Engine Market 2021 Vendors, Driving Factors, Geographical Regions,

Hybrid Electric Marine Propulsion Engine Market report focuses on the Global industry, especially in Americas, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.


Future of Offshore Drilling Market including key players Keppel Corporation, Sembcorp Marine, DSME –

Latest research study from HTF MI with title Global Offshore Drilling by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2023. The Research report presents a complete assessment of the market and contains Future trend, Current Growth Factors, attentive opinions, facts, historical data, and statistically supported and industry validated market data.

No rescue by Congress for local $75M fishing boat that cant fish in U.S. waters

This weeks big federal budget bill left out a waiver that could have salvaged the fate of a new $75 million factory trawler built at an Anacortes shipyard.A state-of-the-art $75 million factory trawler moored at an Anacortes dock is called Americas Finest, but that name could end up being a cruel irony for the shipyard…

Coast Guard cutter seizes $78 million in cocaine

ALAMEDA — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf returned to their homeport of Alameda on Wednesday after they seized cocaine worth an estimated $78 million during a patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean.The 77-day patrol took place in international waters off the coasts of Central and South America.Start your day with the news you need from the Bay Area and beyond.

Find Out Which Highway in Each State is the Loneliest, and Why You Should Pay It a Visit

Americans have been taking to the countrys vast network of highways looking for peace and solitude for decades. A road trip is practically a right of passage these days! But not all paths are created equal, and nothing can ruin a road trip faster than a traffic jam. Luckily, GPS company Geotab has released a list of the quietest…

China vows to hit back as Trump signs tariff order

US President Donald Trump signed an order that could impose tariffs on up to $60 billion worth of Chinese products on Thursday, fueling fears of a trade war as Beijing vowed to retaliate.President Donald Trump signed an order Thursday that paves the way for imposing tariffs on as much as $60 billion worth of Chinese imports…