Environment


Friday, April 23, 2021
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Environment

Decarbonizing Shipping: A Brief Overview of Alternative Carbon-Free Fuels

By SM Moshiur Rahman, In support of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal 13, IMO set up an initial strategy to reduce CO2 emissions from

April 23, 2021
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Thursday, April 22, 2021
President Biden
Environment

Biden Rejoins Climate Fight, Vows Aid as Poor Nations Make Pleas

By Jennifer Epstein and Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — President Joe Biden brought the U.S. back into the global fight against climate change on

April 22, 2021
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Environment

Wilhelmsen Announces $500 Million Investment Targeting Renewables

Norwegian shipping group Wilhelmsen has announced a $500 million investment to accelerate the growth of its maritime services related to renewable energy and

April 22, 2021
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Wednesday, April 21, 2021
President Biden
Environment

Shipping Industry Pushes for ‘Market-Based Measures’ to Help Achieve Decarbonization Targets

Several of the world’s major shipping organizations are calling on world leaders to urgently examine the role of so-called market-based measures (MBMs)

April 21, 2021
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Environment

Singapore Launches $90 Million Decarbonization Fund for Shipping

SINGAPORE, April 21 (Reuters) – The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) announced two initiatives on Wednesday to reduce the

April 21, 2021
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MBARI GO-BGC Ocean ROBOTS
Environment

500 Robots Released To Float The World’s Oceans

by Nathan Frandino (Reuters) – After years studying the icy waters of the Southern Ocean with floating robotic monitors, a consortium of oceanographers

April 21, 2021
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Tuesday, April 20, 2021
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Environment

U.S. to Join Effort to Decarbonize Global Shipping

The United States will push the International Maritime Organization towards net zero emissions by 2050. In 2018, the IMO adopted an initial strategy seeking to

April 20, 2021
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Monday, April 19, 2021
WindWings
Environment

Yara Marine to Offer Wind Assist Tech to Global Shipping

Norwegian exhaust gas scrubber company Yara Marine Technologies is joining forces with British-based BAR Technologies to offer commercial-scale wind-assisted

April 19, 2021
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Friday, April 16, 2021
ALGOMA STRONGFIELD
Environment

Canada-Based Algoma Fined $500,000 for Dumping Wastewater Into Lake Ontario

Ontario, Canada-based Algoma Central Corporation has been fined $500,000 after pleading guilty to dumping wastewater into Lake Ontario, the U.S. Justice

April 16, 2021
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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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Biofuel Bunker Barge
Environment

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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Environment

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
Volcano erupts on Caribbean island of St. Vincent
Environment

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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Environment

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
Total Views: 1035

Thursday, March 18, 2021
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Environment

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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Environment

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
Total Views: 4266

container shipping
Environment

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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