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Tuesday, June 4, 2024
Illustration shows WindWings technology installed on Union Maritime vessels
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Union Maritime to Equip 34 Newbuilds with Wind Propulsion Technology

UK-based chemical tanker owner and operator, Union Maritime, is set to equip its fleet with industry-leading wind propulsion technology. The company is

June 4, 2024
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Stock photo of an oil tanker moored at sea
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Sanctioned Tankers Pose Rising Environmental Risk in Mediterranean

ATHENS, June 4 (Reuters) – Unregulated tankers sidestepping Western sanctions are posing a bigger risk to the Mediterranean region and

June 4, 2024
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Monday, June 3, 2024
Ammonia-fueled container feeder illustration
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Ammonia-Fueled Vessel Design Receives Approval in Principle

In a significant step towards environmentally friendly shipping, an innovative ship design for an ammonia-fueled 3,500 TEU container vessel has received

June 3, 2024
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Wednesday, May 22, 2024
smoke pollution coming from a container ship
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Maritime Court Finds Greenhouse Gases are Marine Pollution

By Riham Alkousaa BERLIN (Reuters) – A global maritime court found on Tuesday that greenhouse gases constitute marine pollution, a major

May 22, 2024
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Thursday, May 16, 2024
The world's first methanol-powered tug, Methatug. Photo courtesy Port of Antwerp-Bruges
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Port of Antwerp-Bruges Unveils World’s First Methanol-Powered Tugboat

The Port of Antwerp-Bruges has unveiled the world’s first methanol-powered tugboat, the Methatug, as part of its goal to become climate-neutral by 2050.

May 16, 2024
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Tuesday, May 7, 2024
The Fortescue Green Pioneer pictured in the Port of Singapore. Photo courtesy Fortescue
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Ammonia-Fueled Vessel Completes Propulsion Trials in Singapore

Australian metals company Fortescue, in collaboration with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and other partners, has completed propulsion and

May 7, 2024
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Tuesday, April 23, 2024
AFIF Hapag-Lloyd
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Hapag-Lloyd Wins Landmark Tender for Zero-Emission Maritime Shipping

The Zero Emission Maritime Buyers Alliance (ZEMBA) announced the successful completion of its first ever tender for sustainable ocean shipping, marking a

April 23, 2024
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Monday, April 22, 2024
LR1 product tanker Nexus Victoria
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MOL to Equip LR1 Tanker with Carbon Capture System

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines will equip its LR1 product tanker, Nexus Victoria, with the an onboard CO2 capture system. The installation will mark the first commercial

April 22, 2024
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An illustration of the ammonia-fueled aframax tankers
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AET Orders World’s First Ammonia Dual-Fuel Aframax Tankers

Malaysia’s MISC Berhad, through its tanker subsidiary AET, has signed contracts for the world’s first two ammonia dual-fuel Aframaxes. The deal

April 22, 2024
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Friday, April 12, 2024
Greenpeace Nordic launches a peaceful protest against a bunker vessel off the Swedish island Gotland. Photo courtesy Greenpeace
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Greenpeace Targets Baltic Sea Bunkering Tanker Over Russia-Linked Refueling

STOCKHOLM, April 12 (Reuters) – Greenpeace activists painted slogans on an Estonian-owned tanker in the middle of the Baltic Sea on Friday, and

April 12, 2024
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Monday, April 8, 2024
A Main Pass Oil Gathering Company, LLC helicopter aircrew spotted crude oil during an overflight near Main Pass, Louisiana, November 16, 2023. Photo courtesy Main Pass Oil Gathering Company, LLC
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Gulf of Mexico Pipeline Repaired After Mystery Oil Spill Off Louisiana

A Unified Command has successfully completed an integrity test on the Main Pass Oil Gathering (MPOG) company’s pipeline system, located southeast of New

April 8, 2024
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Aerial top view of a ship at sea
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Alternative Fueled Ships Gain Momentum with 50% Increase in Orders

The shipping industry continues to make strides in the transition to alternatively-fueled with a significant rise in orders for cleaner ships to start 2024.

April 8, 2024
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Wednesday, April 3, 2024
HMM Containership leaving port
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HMM Lines Up Methanol and LNG Fuel Supply in Shanghai Port

South Korean ocean carrier HMM has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG), China’s largest port operator, on

April 3, 2024
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Friday, March 22, 2024
The Fortescue Green Pioneer pictured in the Port of Singapore. Photo courtesy Fortescue
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World’s First Ammonia-Powered Vessel Sets Sail in Singapore

Australian mining company Fortescue has marked the world’s first use of ammonia as a marine fuel in the Port of Singapore, the world’s largest

March 22, 2024
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Wednesday, March 6, 2024
U.S. military confirms Rubymar vessel has sunk after being struck by Houthi missile. Handout via REUTERS
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Red Sea Coral Reefs at Risk From Algal Bloom After Rubymar Sinking

LONDON, March 6 (Reuters) – When the Rubymar sank in the Red Sea after a Houthi attack, the ship went down carrying 21,000-tonnes of fertilizer

March 6, 2024
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Sunday, March 3, 2024
Children run on the top of bags filled with sand to protect the terrace of a "Chiringuito", a beach restaurant, of sea-level rises after storm Ciaran, on the Barceloneta beach in Barcelona. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Rising Sea Levels Increase Threat Of Arsenic In Drinking Water

By Kendra Pierre-Louis (Bloomberg) —Rising seas due to climate change could exacerbate the threat of arsenic in drinking water, according to a study

March 3, 2024
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Monday, February 19, 2024
Illustration of the world's first methanol-powered Construction Support Vessel
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Norwegian Shipowners Partner on World’s First Methanol-Powered Subsea and Offshore Wind Vessel

Norwegian shipowners Eidesvik Offshore and Agalas are partnering on the construction an innovative Construction Support Vessel (CSV) designed for subsea and

February 19, 2024
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Thursday, February 15, 2024
Deltamarin and BAR Technologies unveil a new wind-optimized hull and superstructure
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Deltamarin and BAR Technologies Unveil Wind-Optimized Hull Design

Deltamarin and BAR Technologies have joined forces to introduce a new wind-optimized hull design equipped with rigid sails. The new Aframax/LRII design, known

February 15, 2024
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Monday, February 12, 2024
The M/V Berge Olympus equipped with four WindWings by Yara Marine Technologies. Photo courtesy Berge Bulk
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BAR Technologies Lands European Supply Deal for WindWings Tech

Wind-assisted propulsion specialist BAR Technologies has formed a strategic partnership with Nervion Naval Offshore, known for its work in floating offshore

February 12, 2024
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Monday, February 5, 2024
Ammonia study graphic
Environment

Ammonia Marine Fuel Switch May Cause New Environmental Issues, Warns Study

A recent study from Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden warns that switching to ammonia as a marine fuel in the quest for decarbonisation could lead to

February 5, 2024
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