29 June 2013

News Roundup 

European Transport


Pipeline crossing Greece wins bid to transport Caspian Sea gas, setback for
Washington Post
BAKU, Azerbaijan — A new pipeline to bring gas to Europe from the Caspian Sea will go through Greece and then under the sea to Italy, it was confirmed Friday, a defeat for a rival project to bring gas through Bulgaria and into Austria. BP, the main

Trans Adriatic Pipeline selected to transport Azerbaijani gas to Europe (PHOTO)
The Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) has been selected by the consortium for the development of the Azerbaijani gas condensate field Shah Deniz as the route to transport its gas to European markets. This was officially announced on Friday. As BP President

Breakthrough announced on slimmed-down Connecting Europe Facility
Ireland’s transport minister announced yesterday (27 June) a “significant breakthrough” with the European Parliament on a new regulation that will see almost €30 billion in EU funding targeted at enhancing the transport, energy and telecoms networks

Diplomat: Germany ‘dictated’ delay to  in cars deal
Green campaigners though were sceptical of Germany’s motives, with Transport & Environment’s Greg Archer lambasting what he called “an attempt to overturn a fairly-negotiated agreement between the European Parliament, the Commission and the 

EU Monitoring of Ship Emissions Proposed to Spur Global Curbs
“We recognize that shipping must contribute efforts to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions, preferably through global measures which are the most environmentally effective and make economic sense,” EU Transport Commissioner Siim Kallas said in a 

Copenhagen Airport rated the most efficient airport in Europe – again
Copenhagen Capacity
Copenhagen Airport has been rated the most efficient airport in Europe for the eighth time in ten years by the Air Transport Research Society, a special research group that analyses and evaluates efficiency at airports worldwide. “We see the rating as

Europe Fuel Cell Technology Market Worth $613.7 Million by 2018
Sacramento Bee
The Report “Europe Fuel Cell Technology Market: By Applications (Portable, Stationary, Transport), Types (PEMFC, DMFC, PAFC, SOFC, MCFC), Fuel (Hydrogen, Natural Gas, Methanol, Anaerobic Digester Gas) & Geography- European Trends and Forecast