Environment


Wednesday, June 2, 2021
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Environment

Maersk Calls for Carbon Tax on Ship Fuel

By Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) — The world’s largest container shipping line has called for a $150-a-ton carbon tax on shipping fuel that would drive

June 2, 2021
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Global Initiative to Tackle Zero-Emission Ships by 2030

Mission Innovation, the global initiative to accelerate public and private clean energy innovation to address climate change, has launched a new Mission for

June 2, 2021
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Tuesday, June 1, 2021
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Maersk Supply Service AHTS to Get Hybrid Battery Conversion Treatment

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has been selected to supply a Maersk Supply Service anchor handling tug with a hybrid battery system. The conversion, a

June 1, 2021
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Saturday, May 29, 2021
Coral Ocean Reef Cairns, Australia
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Can Technology Save The Coral Reefs?

By Cassandra Garrison (Reuters) Marine scientist Deborah Brosnan remembers “feeling like a visitor at an amazing party” on her diving trips to a

May 29, 2021
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Thursday, May 27, 2021
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Port of Long Beach Incentivizes Carriers to Deploy ‘Greenest’ Ships

Ocean carriers with vessels calling at the Port of Long Beach are set to be be further incentivized to deploy their greenest ships. The Long Beach Board of

May 27, 2021
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Thursday, May 20, 2021
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World’s Largest Iceberg Breaks Off from Antarctica

By Steve Gorman May 19 (Reuters) – A giant slab of ice bigger than the Spanish island of Majorca has sheared off from the frozen edge of Antarctica into

May 20, 2021
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IEA: Maritime Shipping to Fall Short of Net Zero by 2050

By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE, May 20 (Reuters) – The maritime shipping industry will fall short of achieving net zero greenhouse gas emissions

May 20, 2021
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Wednesday, May 19, 2021
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MOL to Step up Hydrogen and Ammonia Business

TOKYO, May 19 (Reuters) – Japanese shipping company Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) said on Wednesday it will accelerate efforts to build a global

May 19, 2021
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Tuesday, May 18, 2021
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Environment

Wind-Assisted Containership Receives Class Approval in Principle

A new concept design for a wind-assisted containership has been awarded an Approval in Principle by classification society Bureau Veritas. The design, named

May 18, 2021
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Monday, May 17, 2021
Cruise Ship Decommissioning
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EU Tightens Ship Recycling Rules Again

By Kate Abnett (Reuters) – The European Union on Monday said it would toughen its rules on ship recycling and decommissioning offshore oil and gas sites,

May 17, 2021
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Thursday, May 13, 2021
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Newbuild Vale VLOC Revealed as Bulk Carrier Getting Five Tilting Rotor Sails

Finland-based Norsepower has announced the installation of five tilting Rotor Sails on board a newbuild Very Large Ore Carrier (VLOC) under construction in

May 13, 2021
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Wednesday, May 12, 2021
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First Barge-to-Ship Methanol Bunkering at Port of Rotterdam

Waterfront Shipping this week performed the first barge-to-ship bunkering of methanol fuel at the Port of Rotterdam. The bunkering operation took place at the

May 12, 2021
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Environment

Netherlands Pledges $2.6 Billion Subsidy to Bury Carbon Under the Sea

By Will Mathis and Akshat Rathi (Bloomberg) — The Dutch government has told a consortium of companies including Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Exxon Mobil

May 12, 2021
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Can Hydrogen Replace LNG? Race Is On To Pioneer The Shipping Of Hydrogen

By Jonathan Saul (Reuters) – Hydrogen is touted as an inevitable green fuel of the future. Tell that to the people who’ll have to ship it across

May 12, 2021
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Saturday, May 8, 2021
Wally, the lost gray whale calf in the Mediterranean Sea
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Lost In The Med, A Starving Grey Whale Must Find His Way Out

By Alexandre Minguez (Reuters) A young grey whale lost in the Mediterranean, thousands of miles away from its natural habitat in the Pacific ocean, is

May 8, 2021
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Friday, May 7, 2021
Environment

ClassNK Issues Approval in Principle for Large Liquefied Hydrogen Cargo Containment System

Japan-based classification society ClassNK has issued an Approval in Principle to Kawasaki Heavy Industries for the design of a cargo containment system for

May 7, 2021
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Friday, April 30, 2021
Employees working at cargo ship Kypros Land which is loading soybeans to China at Tiplam terminal in Santos
Environment

Cargill Steps Up Push to Cut Carbon Emissions from Shipping Fleet

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, April 30 (Reuters) – Cargill, one of the world’s biggest charterers of ships, has cut nearly 1.5 million tonnes of gross

April 30, 2021
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Thursday, April 29, 2021
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Environment

Lookout on the I.M.O. Sailing Up the Clyde to Glasgow

The greening of shipping, as well as other transport modes, is a major theme for the first half of 2021, happily- stealing headlines from 2020’s steady diet

April 29, 2021
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Monday, April 26, 2021
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Environment

MS Viking Grace Completes Rotor Sail Testing

Finnish technology firm Norsepower has completed testing of one of its “Rotor Sails” onboard the Viking Grace. Installed in 2018, the MS Viking

April 26, 2021
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Environment

Biden to Push IMO Member States to Adopt Zero Emissions by 2050 Goal for Shipping

The Biden Administration will push International Maritime Organization Member States to to adopt a goal of achieving “zero emissions” from

April 26, 2021
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