Thursday, July 6, 2017
Cruise ship- Sun Princess air-pollution
Environment

Cruiseship Air Pollution Is Worse Than Most Cities

by Will Coldwell (TheGuardian) Passengers lounging on cruise ship pool decks could be exposing themselves to dangerous levels of pollution, according to an

July 6, 2017
Total Views: 54

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Environment

Northern Europe’s first floating rubbish bin installed in Helsinki

The technology group Wärtsilä’s project to bring floating rubbish bins to Finland is making progress. The project is being executed in honour of

May 9, 2017
Total Views: 29

Friday, May 5, 2017
ocean-plastic floating debris
Environment

Turning Plastic to Oil, U.K. Startup Sees Money in Saving Oceans

By Anna Hirtenstein (Bloomberg) — At a garbage dump about 80 miles west of London, Adrian Griffiths is testing an invention he’s confident

May 5, 2017
Total Views: 24

Thursday, April 20, 2017
cargo ship
Blog

Giant Shipworms Are Nasty Creatures But Can They Really “Eat” Ships?

What is a giant shipworm and why are we just starting to study these sea creatures? At the top, two flesh-toned siphons swish water over massive gills. At

April 20, 2017
Total Views: 1459

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
ocean-sea-ice
Environment

Sea Ice Has Diminished Much Faster Than Climate Models Anticipated

By Eric Roston and Blacki Migliozzi (Bloomberg) Eight countries control land in the Arctic Circle. Five have coastlines to defend. The temperature is

April 19, 2017
Total Views: 11

Iceberg Floating In The North Atlantic
Environment

Record Numbers Of Icebergs Swarm Into North Atlantic Shipping Lanes

Hundreds of icebergs have entered North Atlantic shipping lanes over the past few weeks – unusually large numbers this early in the

April 19, 2017
Total Views: 83

Saturday, April 15, 2017
Environment

Germany Trumpets First Subsidy-Free Offshore Wind Farm

by Tino Andresen (Bloomberg) German’s electricity grid regulator approved bids to build what will be the first offshore wind farms that depend entirely on

April 15, 2017
Total Views: 15

Friday, February 10, 2017
Environment

Wärtsilä joins Seabin Project in the battle against ocean plastics

The Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has signed an agreement with the Seabin Project to join their global pilot programme, which addresses the worldwide

February 10, 2017
Total Views: 14

Saturday, November 26, 2016
Tug Boat With Water Giant Bag
Environment

Towing Giant Bags of Water To Fight Drought

(Bloomberg) Auke Piek, a 44-year-old Dutch engineer, says he has a solution to the Caribbean’s worst drought in half a century — and it lies hundreds

November 26, 2016
Total Views: 168

Friday, October 28, 2016
File photo of Adelie penguins standing atop ice near the French station at Dumont díUrville in East Antarctica
Defense

Antarctic Ocean To Host Worlds Largest Marine Sanctuary

By Colin Packham (Reuters) Twenty-four countries and the European Union agreed on Friday to create the world’s largest marine park in the Antarctic

October 28, 2016
Total Views: 7

Sunday, August 28, 2016
Offshore Wind Turbines At Sea
Environment

Copenhagen Fund Buys Offshore Wind Lease in U.S.

by Anna Hirtenstein (Bloomberg) Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners K/S acquired Offshore MW LLC, a U.S.-based company that owns an offshore wind

August 28, 2016
Total Views: 29

Friday, August 26, 2016
Floating_BlueTEC Texel tidal energy platform
Environment

SPOTD: A Creative Spark Moored At Sea

Today’eo Ship Photo Of The Day (SPOTD) features the BlueTEC Texel tidal energy platform. Taking just six months from the drawing board to realisation,

August 26, 2016
Total Views: 31

Papah?naumoku?kea marine reserve
Defense

Obama Creates World’s Largest Marine Reserve Off Hawaii

By Roberta Rampton (Reuters) U.S. President Barack Obama will dramatically expand the Papah?naumoku?kea Marine National Monument off the coast of Hawaii on

August 26, 2016
Total Views: 27

Thursday, August 25, 2016
Institute of Cetacean Research sea shepherd
Environment

Sea Shepherd’s Sea Lawyers Back And Fill On Promise To Stop Harassing Whalers

gCaptain Note: On Tuesday gCaptain published an article titled “Sea Shepherd Claims It Will Stay Away From Japan Whaling Ships“… the original

August 25, 2016
Total Views: 25

Block Island wind farm project
Environment

Offshore Windfarming: GE Summons Enron’s Ghost

by Rick Clough (Bloomberg) Blade by blade, General Electric Co. is building part of its future a few miles off the Rhode Island coast, turning a one-time piece

August 25, 2016
Total Views: 22

Saturday, August 20, 2016
Environment

Is It Time For The UK To Get Behind Offshore Wind?

by Phillip Inman (TheGuardian) Cancelling the planned new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point will be a huge victory for the offshore wind industry. The

August 20, 2016
Total Views: 2

Friday, August 19, 2016
Environment

Ocean Hosts World’s Largest Migration

by Oliver Milman (TheGuardian) The largest migration on Earth is very rarely seen by human eyes, yet it happens every day. Billions of marine

August 19, 2016
Total Views: 7

Thursday, August 18, 2016
Environment

China Is Hungry & Her Oceans Are Empty

  By Adam Minter (Bloomberg) On Wednesday, Indonesia celebrated its Independence Day with a bang — blowing up several

August 18, 2016
Total Views: 1

msc-navy-green-ship
Environment

Where Is The US Navy Going to Get Enough BioFuel To Power Half The Fleet? Australian

by Brian Parkin (Bloomberg) The U.S. accepted Australia’s offer to supply biofuel for its Asia-Pacific fleet, advancing the U.S. Navy’s goal of getting

August 18, 2016
Total Views: 3

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
bulk carrier Los Llanitos aground
Accidents

Hard Aground – Abandoned Ship Threatens Mexican Coast

The bulk carrier “M/V Los Llanitos” is breaking apart and close to sinking off the Pacific coast of Mexico. For almost nine months she has been

August 17, 2016
Total Views: 464