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Saturday, February 4, 2023
Environment

Brazil Sinks Rusting Old Aircraft Carrier In The Atlantic

BRASILIA, Feb 4 (Reuters) – Brazil sank a decommissioned aircraft carrier in the Atlantic Ocean off its northeast coast, the Brazilian Navy said,

19 mins ago
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Friday, February 3, 2023
Environment

Ship Lease Blind Spot Could Undermine Pollution Remediation Efforts

By Ira Breskin – Failure of a benchmark ship lease to address the environmental and financial impact of charterers’ operational decisions could

16 hours ago
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Thursday, February 2, 2023
Turtle stuck in ocean plastic
Environment

Where Does All The Marine Plastic In The Seychelles Come From?

by (Noam Vogt-Vincent and April Burt, University of Oxford) More than 1,000km southwest of Mahé, the main inhabited island in Seychelles, lies a ring of coral

February 2, 2023
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Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Environment

How Much Carbon Could The Ocean Store?

Peter de Menocal, a marine paleoclimatologist and director of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, recently discussed ocean carbon dioxide removal at a recent

February 1, 2023
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Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Environment

Australia Seeks to Boost Hydrogen Exports to EU as Part of Green Push

By John Ainger and Maria Tadeo (Bloomberg) — Australia wants to boost exports of green hydrogen to the European Union as the bloc seeks to cut

January 31, 2023
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Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Environment

Socatra MR Tanker to be Fitted with Rotor Sails

French shipowner turns to auxiliary wind propulsion to help decarbonize. French tanker company Socatra has entered into a contract with Norsepower to retrofit

January 25, 2023
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Monday, January 23, 2023
Environment

World’s First Wind-Powered Car Carrier Project Gets EU Funding

The world’s first wind-powered roll-on/roll-off vessel project has received EUR 9 million in EU funding, some of which will be used to install a test

January 23, 2023
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Friday, January 20, 2023
Environment

Shipping Still in the Dark on ‘Green’ Fuels

LONDON, Jan 20 (Reuters) – Shipping companies are still waiting for “real green” fuel solutions as part of decarbonisation

January 20, 2023
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Wednesday, January 18, 2023
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Environment

Renewable Energy vs Ocean Life – The Deep Sea Mining Dilemma

by Scott Shackelford, (Indiana University) As companies race to expand renewable energy and the batteries to store it, finding sufficient amounts of rare earth

January 18, 2023
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Saturday, January 14, 2023
Environment

One Year After Volcanic Blast, Many Of Tonga’s Reefs Lay Silent

Jan 15 (Reuters) – One year on from the massive eruption of an underwater volcano in the South Pacific, the island nation of Tonga is still

January 14, 2023
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Tuesday, January 10, 2023
smoke pollution coming from a container ship
Environment

Biden Administration Releases ‘Blueprint’ for Decarbonizing the Transportation Sector

The Biden Administration on Tuesday announced the first-ever “blueprint” to decarbonize America’s transportation sector, which includes both

January 10, 2023
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Thursday, January 5, 2023
Environment

Equinor and RWE Partnership to Develop Hydrogen Supply Chain to Help Germany Replace Coal-Fired Power Plants

Equinor and RWE have announced plans to work together to develop a large-scale value chain for low carbon hydrogen to help Germany phase-out its coal-fired

January 5, 2023
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Monday, January 2, 2023
Environment

Israel Dumps Plastic Tax Despite Oceans Of Concern

by Ari Rabinovitch (Reuters) Israel’s new government will abandon the country’s tax on single-use plastic plates and utensils, Finance Minister

January 2, 2023
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Tuesday, December 20, 2022
Environment

Newbuild Heavy Lift Vessels Will Be Fitted with Methanol Engines

Methanol is emerging as a promising alternative fuel that could help shipping meet its increasingly stringent emissions targets. When produced from non-fossil

December 20, 2022
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Friday, December 16, 2022
Environment

MEPC 79: Welcomed Progress on IMO’s GHG Strategy, But More Clarity Needed

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) on Friday concluded its latest Marine Environment Protection Committee meeting, known as MEPC 79. Part of the IMO

December 16, 2022
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Thursday, December 15, 2022
Environment

Maersk Lines Up Ninth Partnership on Green Methanol Fuel Supply

A.P. Moller – Maersk has announced its ninth partnership on the supply of green methanol fuel to power the shipping giant’s fleet of

December 15, 2022
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Wednesday, December 14, 2022
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Environment

NGOs Call on South Korea to Accelerate Shipping Decarbonization

A pair of NGOs is calling on the world’s largest shipbuilding nation to increase zero-emission shipbuilding and port infrastructure subsidies, end all

December 14, 2022
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Friday, December 9, 2022
Environment

ICS: To Reach Net Zero in Shipping, ‘The Hard Work Starts Now’

IMO member states seem on track to adopt a more stringent greenhouse gas reduction target that would align shipping with the Paris Agreement on climate change.

December 9, 2022
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Tuesday, December 6, 2022
Environment

New Kite System for Ships Trialed on Transatlantic Voyage

France-based wind propulsion specialist Airseas is sharing the first footage of its automated kite system Seawing in use during transatlantic sea trials. The

December 6, 2022
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Environment

Shipboard Carbon Capture Project Seeking Proposals

A Singapore-based consortium supporting the decarbonization of the maritime sector is seeking proposals for the development of commercial-scale shipboard

December 6, 2022
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