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Vera Eckert

Hapag-Lloyd optimistic for full year after raising 9-month EBIT

08 Nov 2018

FRANKFURT German shipping group Hapag-Lloyd expects an increase in transport volumes to last for the remainder of 2018 after volume growth and a modest recovery in freight rates helped push operating profits 12 percent higher in the first nine months.

Green power levy on German consumers set to fall next year

11 Oct 2018

FRANKFURT German consumers, who pay the highest electricity bills in Europe, are likely to see a 4.2 percent drop in the surcharge they have to pay to support renewable power next year, green energy lobby group BEE forecast on Thursday.

E.ON targets innovations for smart energy future

28 Sep 2018

FRANKFURT Germany's biggest power supplier E.ON wants smart homes to be smart business in a world of decentralized, low-carbon energy markets.

Breaking up not hard to do, Austria finds as power zone splits from Germany

25 Sep 2018

VIENNA/FRANKFURT, Sept 25 Austria's energy industry says it is prepared for more grid management and expects price increases resulting from a split of its joint power trading zone with neighbouring Germany next month to be in low single digits.

Europe gas trade volume on track for record in 2018 so far

21 Sep 2018

FRANKFURT, Sept 21 European gas trading volumes in 2018 may beat the record 51,000 terawatt hours (TWh) recorded in 2016 unless unseasonally warm weather prevails for the rest of this year, Prospex said in a report on Friday.

Uniper treibt Pläne für LNG-Terminal in Wilhelmshaven voran

18 Sep 2018

Düsseldorf Der Energiekonzern Uniper steigt in das Rennen um einen ersten Terminal für verflüssigtes Gas (LNG) in Deutschland ein.

Uniper treibt Pläne für LNG-Terminal in Wilhelmshaven voran

18 Sep 2018

Düsseldorf Der Energiekonzern Uniper steigt in das Rennen um einen ersten Terminal für verflüssigtes Gas (LNG) in Deutschland ein.

Germany's Uniper says in talks on Wilhelmshaven LNG terminal

17 Sep 2018

FRANKFURT/DUESSELDORF, Sept 17 German utility Uniper is ready to import liquefied natural gas (LNG) into the country and distribute it should a terminal be built at Wilhelmshaven, close to its storage facilities, board member Keith Martin told Reuters in an interview.

Innogy to muscle into local broadband market -COO

14 Sep 2018

* No increased staff fluctuations ahead of E.ON-RWE deal (Recasts, adds board member comments, context)

Nord Stream 2 pipeline on track despite sanctions risk, operator says

31 Aug 2018

MOSCOW/FRANKFURT The Nord Stream 2 pipeline to transport Russian gas to Germany is progressing on schedule, its operator said on Friday, with European investors still committed to the project despite criticism from the United States and the threat of sanctions.

World News

Trump stands by Saudi Arabia despite Khashoggi murder

President Donald Trump vowed on Tuesday to remain a "steadfast partner" of Saudi Arabia despite saying that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman may have known about the plan to murder dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi last month.