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Thursday, April 15, 2021
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Environment

Crowley Begins Using Biofuel to Power San Francisco Bay Tug ‘Veteran’

U.S.-based Crowley is expanding its use of low carbon biofuel by using it to power one of its tugboats operating San Francisco Bay. Crowley Shipping and Shell

April 15, 2021
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BHP Completes First BioFuel Bunkering

SINGAPORE, April 15 (Reuters) – BHP Group Ltd said on Thursday it completed its first refuelling of a ship with biofuel this month in a trial run that is

April 15, 2021
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Sunday, April 11, 2021
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San Francisco Group Blames Ships For Dead Whales

by Rich McKay (Reuters) – Four dead gray whales washed ashore on San Francisco Bay area beaches in nine days, with experts announcing that two of the

April 11, 2021
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Friday, April 9, 2021
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Volcano Erupts in Southern Caribbean, Sparking Evacuation ‘Frenzy’

Royal Caribbean and Carnival Corp. have both sent ships to assist in the evacuation. By Robertson S. Henry ROSE HALL, St Vincent and the Grenadines, April 9

April 9, 2021
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Thursday, April 8, 2021
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CMA CGM to Purchase Biomethane Fuel to Help Reduce Well-to-Wake CO2 Emissions

French shipping line CMA CGM says it will purchase 12,000 tonnes of biomethane fuel as part of the company’s plan of becoming carbon neutral by 2050.

April 8, 2021
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Wednesday, April 7, 2021
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Environment

Can Seagrass Help Prevent Climate Change?

By Alessandra Prentice and Christophe Van Der Perre (Reuters) – Hundreds of miles from the nearest shore, ribbon-like fronds flutter in

April 7, 2021
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Thursday, March 18, 2021
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German Research Vessel Explores Giant Calved Iceberg in Antarctica

A German research vessel exploring East Antarctica found itself at the right place at the right time last month when a massive iceberg broke off from the

March 18, 2021
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Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Environment

Japanese Banks Sign The Poseidon Principles

By Jonathan Saul (Reuters) – Leading Japanese lenders have joined an initiative that links the provision of shipping finance to cuts in carbon dioxide

March 17, 2021
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Monday, March 15, 2021
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Environment

Support Grows for Shipping’s $5 Billion Decarbonization Proposal

Support is growing for a proposed $5 billion research fund to help decarbonize shipping. The World Shipping Council, one of the proposal’s original

March 15, 2021
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Thursday, March 11, 2021
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Shell to Charter 10 New VLCCs Powered by Liquefied Natural Gas

Shell will charter ten new Very Large Crude Carriers powered by liquefied natural gas as the energy giant seeks to reduce carbon emissions from its crude oil

March 11, 2021
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Shipping Groups Press EU to Advance Ammonia and Green Hydrogen as Marine ‘Fuels of Future’

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, March 11 (Reuters) – Shipping and trade groups are calling on the European Union to advance the development of ammonia

March 11, 2021
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Wednesday, March 10, 2021
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Environment

Shipping Industry Backs ‘Moon-Shot’ $5 Billion Program to Accelerate Its Decarbonization

Shipping trade groups representing the vast majority of the global shipping industry are throwing their support behind a “moon-shot” proposal by

March 10, 2021
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Environment

Maersk, Keppel Launch Green Ammonia Ship-to-Ship Bunkering Project in Singapore

A handful of major maritime industry stakeholders including Maersk and Keppel have teamed up to study and possibly develop a green ammonia ship-to-ship

March 10, 2021
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Monday, March 8, 2021
Environment

Stena Bulk Unveils Innovative Modular Bulk Carrier Design

Tanker shipping company Stena Bulk has become the latest to unveil a radical new ship design that the company says challenges conventional thinking around

March 8, 2021
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Friday, March 5, 2021
Environment

Eastern Pacific Shipping Seeks to Retrofit Tankers to Methanol and Ammonia Fuel

Singapore-based Eastern Pacific Shipping has kicked off plans for a partnership to develop methanol and ammonia as alternative marine fuels to help reduce

March 5, 2021
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Thursday, March 4, 2021
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French Coffee And Wine Cargo Yacht Completes Atlantic Voyage

by Manuel Ausloos (Reuters) – In a return to the age of the clipper, a French company is using a sailing boat to ply the trade routes that pre-dated

March 4, 2021
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Wednesday, March 3, 2021
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Israel Links Iran to Ship Behind Mystery Oil Spill

TEL AVIV, March 3 (Reuters) – Iran is linked to a recent oil spill off Israel’s shores that caused major ecological damage, an Israeli minister

March 3, 2021
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Kawasaki Heavy Delays Departure of Suiso Frontier, The World’s First Dedicated Hydrogen Tanker

By Yuka Obayashi (Reuters) – Kawasaki Heavy Industries expects shipment of its first cargo of liquefied hydrogen from Australia to Japan could be

March 3, 2021
Total Views: 3852

Thursday, February 25, 2021
Environment

The Deadliest Catch Is About To Get Deadlier As Arctic Thunderstorms Are Predicted To Intensify

By Yereth Rosen (Reuters) – Alaska may need to brace for more thunderstorms — along with the landslides, floods and wildfires they can bring — if

February 25, 2021
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Wednesday, February 17, 2021
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Environment

IMO Tackles Shipping’s Decarbonization

Decarbonization is indeed “a thing”, as Millennials might say. The problem that I have writing on the topic- and presumably that readers have, is that the

February 17, 2021
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