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Tuesday, December 12, 2023
X-Press Feeders' first dual-fuel ship, Eco Maestro. Photo courtesy X-Press Feeders
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X-Press Feeders Reveals First Green Methanol-Powered Ship

Singapore-based X-Press Feeders is providing new details on its first dual-fuel vessels powered by green methanol. The company aims to create “green

December 12, 2023
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Tuesday, December 5, 2023
An illustration of the world's first ammonia-fueled bulk carrier. Image courtesy WinGD
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World’s First Ammonia-Fueled Bulk Carrier Project Moves Forward

Two-stroke ship engine manufacturer WinGD is moving forward with plans with introduce the world’s first ammonia-fuelled bulk carriers with Belgian bulk

December 5, 2023
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Friday, December 1, 2023
Aerial top view of a containership at port. Stock Photo: Shutterstock/Avigator Fortuner
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Report Reveals Progress in Green Shipping Corridor Initiatives

Significant progress has been made in the development and maturation of green shipping corridors to help decarbonize maritime shipping, according to a new

December 1, 2023
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Thursday, November 2, 2023
An illustration of the Yara Eyde, planned to be the world's first ammonia-powered containership. Image courtesy Yara International
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World’s First Ammonia-Powered Containership Under Development

Yara Clean Ammonia, North Sea Container Line, and Yara International have joined forces to develop the world’s first containership powered by pure

November 2, 2023
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Tuesday, October 17, 2023
The M/V Berge Olympus equipped with four WindWings by Yara Marine Technologies. Photo courtesy Berge Bulk
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Berge Bulk Launches ‘World’s Most Powerful Sailing Cargo Ship’

Berge Bulk, a leading dry bulk ship owner, has announced the launch of a newcastlemax bulk carrier retrofitted with four WindWings, a technology that uses wind

October 17, 2023
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Friday, October 13, 2023
Wind turbines off of Block Island
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Wind Farm Impacts on Whale Habitat Is Still a Mystery, Scientists Say

(Bloomberg) — The US should direct more study of how offshore wind farms affect water flows and a food source for critically endangered whales near the

October 13, 2023
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Wednesday, October 11, 2023
File Photo shows a bulk ship with containership in background
Environment

New Study Reveals High NOx Emissions from Ships

A recent working paper by the International Council on Clean Transportation has shed light on the alarming levels of nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions from ships.

October 11, 2023
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Tuesday, October 3, 2023
An illustration of the Ville de Bordeaux equipped with bound4blue's eSAIL® technology. Photo courtesy bound4blue
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Airbus to Equip Ro-Ro with Wind-Assisted Propulsion Tech

France-based sustainable aerospace company Airbus, in collaboration with shipowner Louis Dreyfus Armateurs and Spain-based firm bound4blue, is set to equip one

October 3, 2023
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Monday, October 2, 2023
Aerial view of a container ship
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Poseidon Principles: Revised Framework Aligns Top Shipping Banks with New Climate Target

The Poseidon Principles has announced revising its framework to align shipping’s top banks with the International Maritime Organization’s new

October 2, 2023
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The initial bargeload of 500,000 gallons arrived at the Port Sulphur Water Treatment Facility at approximately 7:00 pm Sunday, October 1, 2023. Photo: USACE New Orleans District
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USACE Begins Barging Freshwater as Mississippi River Water Plants Turn Salty

(Bloomberg) — The drought that has led to low levels along the Mississippi River is now threatening the quality of drinking water. The river’s water

October 2, 2023
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Wednesday, September 20, 2023
An illustration of Crowley's nuclear power plant ship concept
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Crowley to Develop Nuclear Power Plant Ship Concept

Crowley has announced a memorandum of understanding with Virginia-based nuclear power company BWX Technologies to develop a ship concept that includes a

September 20, 2023
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Tuesday, September 19, 2023
Inauguration of Maersk's first container ship Laura Maersk that sails on green methanol in Copenhagen, Denmark September 14, 2023. Ritzau Scanpix/ Mads Claus Rasmussen via REUTERS
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Maersk and CMA CGM Join Forces to Advance Green Fuels for Shipping

Two of the world’s largest container shipping companies, A.P. Moller – Maersk and CMA CGM, have joined forces to speed up the green transition in

September 19, 2023
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Tuesday, September 5, 2023
Sand-dredging ships with Chinese flags are seen in the waters off the Taiwan-controlled Matsu islands, January 28, 2021. Picture taken January 28, 2021.
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Sand Dredging is ‘Sterilizing’ Ocean Floor, UN Warns

GENEVA, Sept 5 (Reuters) – Around 6 billion tons of marine sand is being dug up each year in a growing practice that a U.N. agency said is

September 5, 2023
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Thursday, August 31, 2023
Rendering of the M/S NoGAPS ammonia-powered gas carrier. Image courtesy Breeze Ship Design.
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Cost Gap between Ammonia and Conventional Fuel for Shipping Could Close by 2026, Study Finds

A new analysis from the Global Maritime Forum has found that the cost gap between operating ships on zero-emission ammonia and conventional fuel could be

August 31, 2023
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Saturday, August 26, 2023
Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Photo taken by Kyodo. Kyodo/via REUTERS
Environment

Fukushima Wastewater Released Into The Ocean, China Bans All Japanese Seafood

By Sakura Murakami TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan started releasing treated radioactive water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant

August 26, 2023
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Thursday, August 24, 2023
Biden Trims Gulf Oil Lease Area to Protect Rare Whale Habitat
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Biden Trims Gulf Oil Lease Area to Protect Rare Whale Habitat

(Bloomberg) — The Biden administration plans to auction 67 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico for oil and gas development in a lease sale next

August 24, 2023
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Monday, August 21, 2023
Maersk's first methanol-enabled container vessel is pictured in this handout image obtained by Reuters on August 16, 2023. Maersk/Handout via REUTERS
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Roundup: Shipowners, Ports Ramp Up Methanol-Fuel Projects

By Carman Chew and Jeslyn Lerh SINGAPORE, Aug 21 (Reuters) – Interest in methanol as an alternative fuel has grown in the shipping industry, which

August 21, 2023
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Thursday, August 17, 2023
A preliminary illustration of Svitzer's methanol hybrid fuel cell (MHFC) tug. Image courtesy Svitzer/Robert Allan
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Svitzer Moves to Design Phase in Methanol Hybrid Fuel Cell Tug Project

Towage operator Svitzer has launched the second phase of its project to design the world’s first methanol hybrid fuel cell tug, with the aim of

August 17, 2023
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Tuesday, August 15, 2023
A general view of the ship 'Oosterschelde', launched by the planetary conservation mission DARWIN200, which is to set sail on August 15, in Plymouth, Britain August 11, 2023. DARWIN200 / Oosterschelde/Handout via REUTERS
Environment

Global Conservation Mission Sets Sail From UK in Darwin’s Wake

LONDON, Aug 15 (Reuters) – Almost two centuries after Charles Darwin’s voyage around the world, environmentalists plan to follow in

August 15, 2023
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Shipping emissions
Environment

Shipping’s Quest for Greener Fuel Runs Into Climate Complications

(Bloomberg) — What does going “green” actually mean? For the global shipping industry, it’s a potentially fraught question. Three-and-a-half years

August 15, 2023
Total Views: 1389
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