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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: 1390

Gas carrier Kuapang taking on biofuel bunkers in the Port of Vlissingen
Environment

Advancing Maritime Decarbonization: Latest Successful Biofuel Trial in Green Fuel Supply Chain

The Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation (GCMD) has announced its latest successful biofuel supply chain trial, part of a pilot to develop a

August 15, 2023
Total Views: 717

Monday, July 31, 2023
The Invisible Climate Impact of a Cruise Ship
Environment

The Invisible Climate Impact of a Cruise Ship

(Bloomberg) — Cruise operators are replacing oil-based fuel with liquefied natural gas to run their ships and pitching the

July 31, 2023
Total Views: 3440

Saturday, July 15, 2023
A map of the world plotted with some of the most significant climate events that occurred during June 2023. (Image credit: NOAA/NCEI)
Environment

World Has Hottest June On Record As Ocean Temperatures Soar

By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) –The world just had its hottest June ever for land and sea, with ocean temperatures setting new highs for the third

July 15, 2023
Total Views: 3471

Sunday, July 9, 2023
South Korean people tear up a giant banner depicting the logo of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) during a protest against Japan's plan to discharge treated radioactive water from the tsunami-wrecked Fukushima plant into the ocean, in central Seoul, South Korea, July 8, 2023. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/File Photo
Environment

South Koreans Protests Over Fukushima Water Release

By Hyunsu Yim SEOUL (Reuters) – Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Seoul on Saturday during a visit to South Korea by the head of the U.N.

July 9, 2023
Total Views: 3015

Thursday, July 6, 2023
The Challenging Future Of Floating Wind Farms
Energy

The Challenging Future Of Floating Wind Farms

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Far offshore, in the limitless expanse of the ocean, where the wind conducts the rhythmic ballet of the waves and the horizon

July 6, 2023
Total Views: 2869

Tuesday, July 4, 2023
A containership arrives at the Port of Rotterdam
Environment

Europe Targets Missing Emissions That Could Bust Climate Goals

By Petra Sorge and Akshat Rathi (Bloomberg) — The science on tackling climate change is simple: zero out carbon dioxide emissions and global

July 4, 2023
Total Views: 1057

Friday, June 30, 2023
Shipping Industry Faces Net Zero Emissions Target, Draft Plan Reveals
Environment

Shipping Industry Faces Net Zero Emissions Target, Draft Plan Reveals

(Bloomberg) — Shipping’s global regulator is closing in on a new target of net zero emissions by 2050, inching the industry closer to alignment with

June 30, 2023
Total Views: 1171

Maersk ship entering the Port of Rotterdam. Photo: Shutterstock
Environment

Fashion Industry Driving Demand for Green Shipping, Maersk Says

COPENHAGEN, June 30 (Reuters) – Fashion brands are a key driver of demand for green shipping fuels, according to shipping group Maersk, as the

June 30, 2023
Total Views: 796

Wednesday, June 28, 2023
The stern of ship under the Panamanian flag
Environment

Panama Pledges to Purge More Substandard Ships From World’s Largest Registry

PANAMA CITY, June 27 (Reuters) – The Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) said on Tuesday it would continue to clean up its fleet to prevent

June 28, 2023
Total Views: 1394

Tuesday, June 27, 2023
Wärtsilä to Convert Stena Line Ferries to Methanol Fuel
Environment

Wärtsilä to Convert Stena Line Ferries to Methanol Fuel

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted by Swedish ferry operator Stena Line to convert some of its vessels to operate on methanol fuel. The

June 27, 2023
Total Views: 1714

Monday, June 26, 2023
IMO Chief Urges Decisive Action at Environment Talks
Environment

IMO Chief Urges Decisive Action at Environment Talks

LONDON, June 26 (Reuters) – Countries must take decisive action at talks aimed at accelerating decarbonisation in

June 26, 2023
Total Views: 484

Friday, June 23, 2023
Yara bunker holding
Environment

Yara and Bunker Holding Team Up to Advance Clean Ammonia as a Shipping Fuel

A unit of Norwegian fertilizer producer Yara has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Bunker Holding Group, leading bunker trading company, to advance the

June 23, 2023
Total Views: 568

Sunday, June 18, 2023
The World’s Oceans Shattered Heat Records in April And May
Environment

The World’s Oceans Shattered Heat Records in April And May

By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) –The world’s oceans were the warmest on record in April and May, a development that could mean more severe

June 18, 2023
Total Views: 3362

Thursday, June 15, 2023
Knutsen NYK Carbon Carrier Tapped for Western Australia Carbon Capture and Storage Project
Environment

Knutsen NYK Carbon Carrier Tapped for Western Australia Carbon Capture and Storage Project

Australian oil and gas company Pilot Energy Limited has signed an agreement with Knutsen NYK Carbon Carriers AS (KNCC), an international CO2 marine

June 15, 2023
Total Views: 1345

Saturday, June 10, 2023
Barbados Explores Oil Import Fees And Carbon Levies
Environment

Barbados Explores Oil Import Fees And Carbon Levies

By Akshat Rathi (Bloomberg) The biggest achievement at the annual United Nations climate summit last year was committing to create a fund that

June 10, 2023
Total Views: 901

Friday, June 9, 2023
Kongsberg’s Next-Generation Feeder Concept Awarded Approval in Principle
Environment

Kongsberg’s Next-Generation Feeder Concept Awarded Approval in Principle

Technology provider Kongsberg Maritime has received Approval in Principle (AIP) from the classification society DNV for its next-generation 2,000 TEU container

June 9, 2023
Total Views: 1852

Thursday, June 8, 2023
El Niño Has Officially Arrived
Environment

El Niño Has Officially Arrived

Scientists at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center have confirmed the arrival of the anticipated El Niño. El Niño is a naturally occurring weather phenomenon

June 8, 2023
Total Views: 8753

New Collaboration Focusing on Hull Design to Maximize Wind-Assisted Propulsion
Environment

New Collaboration Focusing on Hull Design to Maximize Wind-Assisted Propulsion

Naval architects, Deltamarin, and marine engineering consultancy, BAR Technologies, have joined forces once again to revolutionize wind propulsion in the

June 8, 2023
Total Views: 1923
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