Environment


Wednesday, October 21, 2020
ocean plastic trash
Environment

Ocean Plastic Pollution Could Triple By 2040

by Joe Brock (Reuters) – The amount of plastic waste flowing into the ocean and killing marine life could triple in the next 20 years, unless companies

October 21, 2020
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Monday, October 19, 2020
Environment

Harvey Gulf’s LNG-Fueled Platform Supply Vessels to Add Battery Power

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has been selected to supply the battery power for four retrofitted Harvey Energy class LNG-fuelled Platform Supply Vessels

October 19, 2020
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offshore wind farm
Environment

Wind, Solar Are Cheapest Power Source In Most Places, BNEF Says

By Jeremy Hodges (Bloomberg) –Wind and solar power are the cheapest form of new electricity in most of the world today. That’s the analysis of

October 19, 2020
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Sunday, October 18, 2020
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Environment

Japan To Release Fukushima’s Nuclear Waste Water Into Sea

By Kaori Kaneko (Reuters) – Nearly a decade after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Japan’s government has decided to release over one million tonnes

October 18, 2020
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Thursday, October 15, 2020
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind Turbine
Environment

Skyscraper-Sized Offshore Wind Turbines Coming From MHI Vestas

By Ronan Martin and William Mathis (Bloomberg) –MHI Vestas Offshore Wind A/S is set to join the giants of the offshore-wind world by building a

October 15, 2020
Total Views: 228

FSO Safer Yemen
Environment

The IMO Can’t Prevent This Massive Oil Tanker From Spilling

By Aziz El Yaakoubi (Reuters) – A United Nations team will have to wait several weeks to access a deteriorating FSO tanker off Yemen’s shore that is

October 15, 2020
Total Views: 178

Suiso Frontier hydrogen ship
Environment

Japan Doubles Down On Massive Hydrogen Ship Plan

TOKYO, Oct 15 (Reuters) – Japan will seek to create a commercial hydrogen fuel supply chain by around 2030 to support reducing carbon emissions, Industry

October 15, 2020
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Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Research Vessel Polarstern Return
Environment

Here’s One Way To Avoid COVID19 – Set Your Ship Adrift In Arctic Ice

After more than a year in the Central Arctic, this Monday, 12 October, the research icebreaker Polarstern returned to her homeport in Bremerhaven. The event

October 14, 2020
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Environment

Stocks Surge For China’s Offshore Wind Turbine Manufacturers

(Bloomberg) Chinese wind power equipment makers advanced as the industry proposed an aggressive installation plan that would boost capacity 14-fold through

October 14, 2020
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Monday, October 12, 2020
Environment

Damen Crew Transfer Vessel Receives ABS Approval in Principle

Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyard’s Group has announced an approval in principle from classification society ABS for its next-generation crew transfer vessel

October 12, 2020
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Friday, October 9, 2020
Environment

Construction Contracts Signed for First Battery-Powered Tankers

Tokyo-based shipping company Asahi Tanker Co. has placed an order for the world’s first electric-powered tankers. The two tankers, which were ordered at

October 9, 2020
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Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Dudgeon offshore wind farm
Environment

Boris Johnson’s Offshore Wind Plan Will Require $58 Billion from Industry

By William Mathis (Bloomberg) — Boris Johnson’s plan to quadruple the size of the U.K. offshore wind industry will require $58 billion of investment

October 6, 2020
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Monday, October 5, 2020
A support vessel is seen next to a wind turbine at the Walney Extension offshore wind farm operated by Orsted off the coast of Blackpool, Britain
Environment

Boris Johnson to Announce Major Expansion of U.K.’s Offshore Wind Capacity

By Thomas Penny and Jessica Shankleman (Bloomberg) — Boris Johnson will commit to boosting U.K. offshore wind power as part of his delayed plan for a

October 5, 2020
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offshore wind farm
Environment

Orsted Offshore Wind Farm to Power Green Ammonia Plant for Fertilizer

By William Mathis (Bloomberg) — Orsted A/S, the world’s biggest developer of offshore wind farms, plans to use its latest Dutch installation to make

October 5, 2020
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Wednesday, September 30, 2020
A support vessel is seen next to a wind turbine at the Walney Extension offshore wind farm operated by Orsted off the coast of Blackpool, Britain
Environment

U.K. Plans to Create Offshore Grid to Connect Wind Farms

By Rachel Morison (Bloomberg) –National Grid Plc outlined a plan for an offshore grid that will link new wind parks and interconnectors, saving consumers

September 30, 2020
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Monday, September 28, 2020
Environment

Maersk Supply Service to Test Charging Station Buoy at Offshore Wind Farm

Maersk Supply Service will has announced plans to test a prototype charging station buoy for battery-powered vessels. For the project, Maersk Supply Service,

September 28, 2020
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Environment

Spanish Coast Guard Bans Boats Because Of Killer Whales

by Inti Landauro (Reuters) – Sailing enthusiasts are going to need a bigger boat if they want to sail off Spain’s northwestern tip after killer whales

September 28, 2020
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Friday, September 25, 2020
offshore wind turbine
Environment

U.S. House Passes Bill Supporting Jones Act Enforcement in Offshore Wind

The U.S House of Representatives has passed the “Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act” seeking to reform U.S. energy policy and authorize major

September 25, 2020
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Friday, September 4, 2020
Inland Waterway Barge ZULU 2
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Why We Need To Rethink Inland Waterways

Op-Ed by Antoon Van Coillie (Blueline Logistics) A tsunami is gathering pace that  will overwhelm the inland waterway transport industry in Europe over the

September 4, 2020
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Friday, August 21, 2020
crowley lng bunkers ISO Containers
Environment

Bio-Bunkers, What Types Of BioFuels Could Ships Burn in 2030?

By Ryan Hesketh and Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) — Shipping is the backbone of the global economy, responsible for about 90% of world trade. But it also

August 21, 2020
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