The head of a Maltese company working on an LNG-to-power scheme has been arrested on a yacht as he was leaving the country.
Italy's hardline interior minister has branded the migrants who hijacked a tanker as pirates while aid groups blamed European Union policy for the incident which was ended by the intervention of a Maltese special operations team.
An oil rig wrecked off the Western Isles has arrived at “blowtorch beach” - its final destination at an environmentally friendly” breaking zone in Turkey - where it will be chopped up for scrap.
A wrecked oil rig has finally arrived at its original destination in Malta over eleven weeks after it crashed in the Western Isles.
A Nepalese Buddhist monk who raised thousands of pounds in the aftermath of the huge earthquake in his homeland this year has turned his attention to struggling former oil workers in the north-east. Venerable Sujan, who operates the Varaunya Meditation Centre in Aberdeen’s Constitution Street, said he had been so impressed with the generosity of people in the region that he wanted to help those affected by the offshore industry downturn. The Nepal earthquake killed more than 9,000 people and left more than 23,000 injured when it struck the country in April.
Bumi Armada Bhd has won contracts worth $300million to provide a floating storage unit to ElectroGas Malta. The deal will last for 18 years and 2 months from 2016.