Environment


Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Environment

French Shipping Company Selects Shipyard for Sail-Powered Cargo Ship

France-based Neoline is pushing ahead with plans for its sailing cargo ship by confirming its selection of a shipyard to construct the vessel. Neoline

June 16, 2021
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Tuesday, June 15, 2021
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Environment

Drone Navy Is Rising Against Ocean Plastics

By Laura Millan Lombrana (Bloomberg) Floating drones inspired by whale sharks and four-wheeled robots that resemble the Mars rover are among the latest

June 15, 2021
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Environment

NYK Reveals Plans for a Dozen LNG-Fueled Car Carriers

Japanese shipping company NYK has announced plans to build a dozen LNG-fueled pure car and truck carriers (PCTCs) with deliveries starting in 2025. The company

June 15, 2021
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Saturday, June 12, 2021
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Environment

‘Failure Not an Option’ as IMO Opens MEPC 76 Climate Meeting

By Barry Parker The much anticipated meeting of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Maritime Environment Protection Committee (MEPC),

June 12, 2021
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Coral Ocean Reef Cairns, Australia
Environment

Can Marine Insurance Save Coral Reefs?

By Christine Murray (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – As climate change threatens coral reefs around the world, conservation experts in Latin America have

June 12, 2021
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Friday, June 11, 2021
ship emissions
Environment

U.S. Joins Norway, Denmark to Advance Zero Emission Ship Fuels

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, June 11 (Reuters) – The United States is working with Norway, Denmark and other countries to develop zero emissions fuel options

June 11, 2021
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Thursday, June 10, 2021
Environment

National Geographic Recognizes Earth’s 5th Ocean

It took over 100 years, but starting now National Geographic will recognize the body of water around Antarctica and below the 60th parallel as the Southern

June 10, 2021
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Environment

Key IMO Meeting to Consider New Climate Measures for Shipping

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is set to adopt new measures to reduce the shipping industry’s greenhouse gas emissions during a key

June 10, 2021
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Cruise Ships

Photos: Mardi Gras Becomes First Cruise Ship to Bunker LNG in North America

The MS Mardi Gras has become the first cruise ship to bunker liquefied natural gas fuel in North America as the ship gets ready to return to sailing. The

June 10, 2021
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Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Handout photo of Prelude FLNG Facility with the Valencia Knutsen berthed side-by-side
Environment

Shell Agrees to Speed Up Emissions Cuts After Dutch Court Ruling

By Laura Hurst (Bloomberg) — Royal Dutch Shell Plc will accelerate its carbon-emission cuts following a Dutch court ruling last month that said the

June 9, 2021
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samsung heavy industries
Environment

Samsung Heavy Industries Sets Sights on Nuclear Powered Ships to Combat Climate Change

South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries has announced plans to develop nuclear power plant technology for ships as the industry seeks ways to reduce

June 9, 2021
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Environment

Reality Check Awaits John Kerry and His Bid to Cut Carbon Emissions from Ships

By Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) — John Kerry wants to accelerate the decarbonization of the global shipping industry which spews more carbon dioxide into

June 9, 2021
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Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Environment

A New Ocean Pollution Threat: Face Masks

By Peter Blaza (Reuters) – The coronavirus pandemic is adding a new unwelcome element to sea pollution off the town of Bauan, a popular dive site in the

June 8, 2021
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Monday, June 7, 2021
brussels express lng ship converstion
Environment

Hapag-Lloyd Converts First ‘Large’ Containership to LNG Fuel

German shipping group Hapag-Lloyd has announced the successful conversion of the 15,000 TEU-capacity Brussels Express to run on liquefied natural gas. In

June 7, 2021
Total Views: 5747

Environment

Greenpeace Blocks Bulk Carrier at France’s Port of Saint-Nazair

Greenpeace activists blocked a cargo ship carrying soybeans from Brazil from entering the port of Saint-Nazair, France on Monday as part of a protest against

June 7, 2021
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container ship at sea
Environment

Trafigura and Yara Team Up to Supply Clean Ammonia Fuel to Shipping

By Victoria Klesty OSLO, June 7 (Reuters) – Global commodities trader Trafigura and Norway’s Yara said on Monday they had signed a memorandum of

June 7, 2021
Total Views: 1270

Sunday, June 6, 2021
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Cruise Ships

“No Big Ships” Protesters Try To Block Cruise Ship Departure

By Giulia Segreti (Reuters) The first cruise ship to leave Venice since coronavirus restrictions were eased set sail on Saturday, but some local residents

June 6, 2021
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Friday, June 4, 2021
Port of long beach
Environment

MSC Calls for Carbon Tax and Support of Global R&D Fund to Help Shipping Decarbonize

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company is throwing its support behind a carbon tax on ship fuel as well a proposed global research and development fund to help

June 4, 2021
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NOAA Chart of the Gulf of Mexico
Environment

Gulf Of Mexico ‘Dead Zone’ Shrunk A Little

NOAA scientists are forecasting this summer’s Gulf of Mexico hypoxic area or “dead zone” — an area of low to no oxygen that can kill fish and other

June 4, 2021
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Thursday, June 3, 2021
IMO greenhouse gas emissions
Environment

EU Presses IMO for Tougher Carbon Emissions Standards

By Kate Abnett BRUSSELS, June 3 (Reuters) – The European Union will push for tougher standards to cut the CO2 emissions intensity of ships at a meeting

June 3, 2021
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