Environment


Thursday, August 30, 2018
Rotor Sails installation final
Environment

Maersk Tankers Tests Sails Aboard Ship

by Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen (Reuters) – Maersk Tankers is testing the use of wind power to fuel its ships, a new technology it says can cut fuel

August 30, 2018
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Tuesday, August 28, 2018
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Environment

Refiners Struggle As Low Sulphur Upgrade Costs Approach $1 Billion Per Plant

by Toby Sterling (Reuters) – Global energy trader Gunvor Group has put on hold plans to upgrade its Rotterdam refinery that intended to make the plant

August 28, 2018
Total Views: 30

Thursday, August 16, 2018
Environment

All-Electric Ships on the Horizon as Rolls Launches New Battery System

By Áine Quinn (Bloomberg) — Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc has begun offering its own battery-powered ship engines in a move that signals the gathering

August 16, 2018
Total Views: 105

Monday, August 13, 2018
A dead a West Indian manatee, also known as sea cow
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Mysterious Manatee Deaths Baffle Scientists

by Suman Naishadham (Reuters) – In the swampy wetlands of southern Mexico, officials and researchers are struggling to explain the deaths of dozens of

August 13, 2018
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Monday, August 6, 2018
Viking Lady eidesvik offshore
Environment

FellowSHIP Project Concludes 15 years of Maritime Battery and Fuel Cell Research

After 15 years of extensive research, project partners Eidesvik Offshore, Wärtsilä Norway and DNV GL have recently announced the closure of the FellowSHIP

August 6, 2018
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Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Environment

First Offshore Wind Farm Battery Installed in Scotland

Norwegian energy company Equinor has installed a battery that will for first time make it possible to store energy produced from an offshore wind

June 27, 2018
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Sunday, June 3, 2018
Environment

Tanker Scrappage To Hit Multi-Year High

by Jessica Jaganathan (Reuters) – The shipping industry will this year scrap the largest number of oil tankers in over half-a-decade, driven by weak

June 3, 2018
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Sunday, April 22, 2018
hapag-lloyd ship
Environment

Hapag-Lloyd To Cut 20 Percent In CO2 Emissions By 2020

by Vera Eckert (Reuters) – German container shipping firm Hapag-Lloyd plans a 20 percent reduction in its carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 2020,

April 22, 2018
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Monday, April 9, 2018
A cargo ship is silhouetted as the sun sets along the coast of Manila bay
Environment

All Eyes on IMO: U.N. Shipping Regulator Under Pressure to Reduce CO2 Emissions from Ships

By Jonathan Saul and Nina Chestney LONDON, April 9 (Reuters) – The United Nations’ shipping agency is under pressure this week to agree on a plan

April 9, 2018
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Tuesday, January 30, 2018
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CMA CGM Slashes Fuel Costs On New Flagship

By Mike Wackett (TheLoadstar) The new CMA CGM Antoine De Saint Exupery, delivered on Friday, will burn up to 25% less fuel due to its

January 30, 2018
Total Views: 115

Monday, January 29, 2018
Shipping Container Recycling and Waste
Environment

China Clamps Down On Imports Of Recycled Waste

By Gavin van Marle (TheLoadstar) Container shipping lines could lose around 5m teu of cargo a year following the recent import ban on a variety of

January 29, 2018
Total Views: 56

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Environment

China To Invest In Offshore Oil Spill Research

by Chen Aizhu (Reuters) – China’s Ministry of Transport is planning to establish a laboratory specializing in treating oil spills at sea, the first of

January 29, 2018
Total Views: 20

Sunday, November 12, 2017
U.S. Department Of Justice
Environment

U.S. DOJ Pledges To Prosecute Activists Who Damage Ships, Rigs & Pipelines

by Timothy Gardner (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday pledged to prosecute protesters who damage oil pipelines and other energy

November 12, 2017
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Saturday, September 16, 2017
oil-spill-cleanup
Environment

Harvey Spilled 22,000 Barrels of Oil and Chemicals, Says Coast Guard

by Emily Flitter (Reuters) – More than 22,000 barrels of oil, refined fuels and chemicals spilled at sites across Texas in the wake of Hurricane Harvey,

September 16, 2017
Total Views: 84

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
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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
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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: 33

Thursday, April 20, 2017
cargo ship
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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: 1709

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
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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: 116