Thursday, February 11, 2021
offshore wind turbine
Environment

Making Offshore Wind Turbines Greener Could Skyrocket Costs

By Thomas Gualtieri (Bloomberg) The world’s biggest wind turbine manufacturers have committed to eliminating their net emissions of greenhouse gases, but reducing the carbon footprint of their production process may...

February 11, 2021
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Friday, February 5, 2021
RoRo vessel whale fluke
Environment

Science Publishes Ocean Noise Pollution Warning

By Sharon Bernstein (Reuters) – Far beneath the ocean surface, a cacophony of industrial noise is disrupting marine animals’ ability to mate, feed and even evade predators, scientists warn. With...

February 5, 2021
Total Views: 2047

Wednesday, February 3, 2021
NOAA Ocean Warming
Environment

Sea Levels Are Rising Faster Than Most Dire Forecasts

By Jonathan Tirone (Bloomberg) Climate change is causing oceans to rise quicker than scientists’ most pessimistic forecasts, resulting in earlier flood risks to coastal economies already struggling to adapt.   The revised estimates published Tuesday...

February 3, 2021
Total Views: 4097

Monday, February 1, 2021
Ocean Plastic Cleanup Sail-boat
Environment

This Sailing Yacht Feeds On Ocean Plastic

By Lucien Libert (Reuters) A French ocean adventurer and his team have designed a yacht that he says can scoop up plastic garbage to stop it blighting the world’s oceans,...

February 1, 2021
Total Views: 26128

Monday, January 25, 2021
compass
Environment

NOAA Needs Help Predicting The New Magnetic North

NOAA is offering $30,000 in prizes to citizens who can help them better forecast changes in Earth’s magnetic field. The efficient transfer of energy from solar wind into the Earth’s...

January 25, 2021
Total Views: 4773

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Environment

First Tilting Rotor Sails Installed on SC Connector

Finnish-based Norsepower has installed the world’s first set of tilting rotor sails on board the SEA-CARGO roll-on/roll-off carrier SC Connector. The 35-meter-tall Rotor Sails will provide auxiliary wind propulsion leading...

January 20, 2021
Total Views: 10758

Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Renew Oceans office in Varanasi India
Environment

Big Oil’s Big Ocean Plastic Project Is Dead In The Water

By Joe Brock, John Geddie and Saurabh Sharma (Reuters) – A wheelbarrow and a handful of metal grids for capturing litter, emblazoned with the words “Renew Oceans,” sit rusting outside an...

January 19, 2021
Total Views: 4093

Thursday, January 14, 2021
ocean cleanup project
Environment

Maersk Extends Partnership to Help Cleanup Plastic Pollution at Sea

Maersk and the Dutch non-profit The Ocean Cleanup are extending their partnership to rid the world’s ocean of plastic pollution. Founded in 2013, The Ocean Cleanup’s mission is to develop...

January 14, 2021
Total Views: 4764

Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Greenpeace's Arctic Sunrise Navigating In Ice
Environment

The Arctic Environment Is Transforming, Here’s How And Why

By Clare Baldwin and Kate Abnett (Reuters) – The environmental transformation happening in the Arctic is key to understanding the potential global impacts of climate change, an Alaska Native leader...

January 12, 2021
Total Views: 1662

Monday, December 21, 2020
Environment

Edison Chouest Offshore to Install First Battery Pack on a Jones Act PSV

Louisiana-based Edison Chouest Offshore has announced plans to install a battery system on board one of its 312-foot platform supply vessels working for a major oil and gas company in...

December 21, 2020
Total Views: 3383

Sunday, December 20, 2020
Environment

Scorpio Bulkers Exits Dry Bulk Sector for Offshore Renewables

Scorpio Bulkers has announced its formal exit from the dry bulk shipping sector to focus on next-generation offshore wind turbine installation vessels, revealing plans to sell its remaining fleet and...

December 20, 2020
Total Views: 3230

Environment

Costa Rican Sailing Cargo Ship Aims to Reduce Shipping’s Carbon Footprint

By Alvaro Murillo PUNTA MORALES, Costa Rica, Dec 19 (Reuters) – Some 200 workers from 27 nations are building a hybrid sailboat on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica designed...

December 20, 2020
Total Views: 7282

Friday, December 18, 2020
Environment

A.P. Moller Holding Among Investors in Danish Green Hydrogen Startup’s $34 Million Fund Raise

By William Mathis (Bloomberg) — Danish electrolyzer startup Green Hydrogen Systems A/S raised 28 million euros ($34.3 million) to scale up production of the technology that’s at the heart of the...

December 18, 2020
Total Views: 1217

Thursday, December 17, 2020
lng bunkering rotterdam
Environment

Shipping’s Switch to Cleaner Fuel Gets COVID Boost

By Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) — It was meant to be one of the greatest transformations in the history of oil and shipping. Instead, a sweeping regulatory change this year to clean...

December 17, 2020
Total Views: 1127

ships in port
Environment

Investor EnTrust Global Turns Sights to Green Shipping Assets

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Dec 17 (Reuters) – U.S. investment company EnTrust Global, already a player in shipping finance, aims to buy ships that generate lower emissions, an executive said, the latest...

December 17, 2020
Total Views: 554

Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Environment

Northern Lights Carbon Transport and Storage Project Gets Go-Ahead from Norway

The Norwegian Government has announced its funding decision for the Northern Lights project, a key component of Norway’s full-scale carbon capture and storage project. Northern Lights comprises the critical transport...

December 16, 2020
Total Views: 1413

Tuesday, December 15, 2020
mearsk pelican rotor sails
Environment

Newbuild Bulk Carrier to Get Tilting ‘Rotor Sails’

Finnish wind propulsion company Norsepower says it has received an order to install its innovative “Rotor Sails” onboard a newbuild ship for the first time. The agreement calls for the...

December 15, 2020
Total Views: 7800

Sunday, December 13, 2020
russian convoy Arctic ocean
Environment

Longest Arctic Shipping Season Tops Off a Year of Climate Disasters

By Anna Shiryaevskaya, Laura Millan Lombrana and Olga Tanas (Bloomberg) — Thinning ice in the Arctic Ocean made this year’s navigation season for natural gas tankers the longest on record, the latest sign...

December 13, 2020
Total Views: 6256

Wednesday, December 9, 2020
ocean plastic trash
Environment

EU-Wide Ban Might Save Ocean From 500,000 tonnes Of Microplastics – agency

by Anne Kauranen (Reuters) – Banning the use of microplastics in products such as cosmetics and detergents across the European Union would prevent 500,000 tonnes of microplastics from polluting the environment...

December 9, 2020
Total Views: 1909

Monday, December 7, 2020
container ship
Environment

Investors Sought for ‘Green Ammonia’ Plant Upgrade in Norway

By Andrew Noël (Bloomberg) — Yara International ASA plans to convert a plant in Norway to produce green ammonia in a bet the chemical will become a go-to fuel for emission-free...

December 7, 2020
Total Views: 1018