Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Biden Taps Energy Department to Find Climate-Friendly Alternatives for Jet and Shipping Fuels

(Bloomberg) — The Biden administration is marshaling the power of the Energy Department to find low-carbon alternatives to petroleum-based

May 24, 2023
Total Views: 1073

Monday, May 22, 2023

Japanese Shipbuilders Embark on Liquid CO2 Tanker Project

In response to the increasing demand for CO2 transportation resulting from the growth of carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects, a group of Japan’s

May 22, 2023
Total Views: 1846

Saturday, May 20, 2023

Greenpeace To Shut Down In Russia After Being Declared ‘Undesirable Organization’

(Reuters) – The Russian branch of environmental group Greenpeace on Friday said it would shut down after authorities declared the group an

May 20, 2023
Total Views: 2539

Thursday, May 18, 2023

Ørsted Secures 20-Year Contract for Carbon Capture Project to Fight Climate Change

Ørsted, a leading Danish renewable energy company, has been awarded a 20-year contract by the Danish Energy Agency (DEA) for its carbon capture and storage

May 18, 2023
Total Views: 887

Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Vard to Build Up to Four Hybrid CSOV’s for Purus Wind

Norwegian shipbuilder VARD has announced a contract for the design and construction of two hybrid battery-powered Commissioning Service Operation Vessels

May 16, 2023
Total Views: 1234

Monday, May 15, 2023

Low-Emission Short-Sea Cargo Ship Project Wins Enova Funding

Enova, the Norwegian government fund, has announced a grant of NOK 130 million (US $12.25 million) to Skarv Shipping Solutions AS for the acquisition of three

May 15, 2023
Total Views: 927

Thursday, May 11, 2023

Ireland’s Offshore Wind Ambitions Founder in Sea of Red Tape

(Bloomberg) — On the morning of October 19, a storm swept across the Irish Sea. Intense rains battered the country with flash flooding, and just over 100

May 11, 2023
Total Views: 2483

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Taiwan’s Wind Industry Braves Cross-Strait Risks in Clean Energy Boom

TAIPEI, May 11 (Reuters) – In the port city of Taichung on Taiwan’s west coast, a crane hoists into place the end section of a white wind

May 11, 2023
Total Views: 757

Wednesday, May 10, 2023

Sail Powered Shipping Company, EcoClipper, on Maiden Voyage

EcoClipper, an emission-free cargo company, has set sail for the first time.  EcoClipper is a sustainable shipping company launched in 2018 that uses

May 10, 2023
Total Views: 6044

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Shell Wins UK Supreme Court Case on 2011 Oil Spill Off Nigerian Coast

By Estelle Shirbon LONDON, May 10 (Reuters) – The UK Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that it was too late for Nigerian claimants to sue two

May 10, 2023
Total Views: 1112

Tuesday, May 9, 2023

The Gulf of Mexico Has a $30 Billion Unplugged Oil Well Problem

(Bloomberg) — In the roughly 160 years since Edwin Drake drilled the first US oil well in the hills of northwestern Pennsylvania, more than 4.5 million

May 9, 2023
Total Views: 4487

Monday, May 8, 2023

DNV Warns of Transport Sector’s Increased Share of Emissions Despite Electrification

The transport sector will undergo a revolution with the widespread adoption of electrification, but it will also increase its share of overall emissions, warns

May 8, 2023
Total Views: 644

Sunday, May 7, 2023

Without Waterways Biden’s Climate Plan Will Waste Trillions

by John Konrad (gCaptain OpEd) With a staggering 15,000+ miles of navigable waterways, it’s critical to note that river barges can carry over ten times

May 7, 2023
Total Views: 8786

Thursday, April 27, 2023

Singapore Joins Forces with Top Classification Societies for Shipping Decarbonization and Digitalization Efforts

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has joined forces with eight of the world’s leading classification societies, signing a Letter of

April 27, 2023
Total Views: 684

Tuesday, April 25, 2023

New Report Provides IMO with a Following Wind for Reducing GHG Emissions from Ships

By Barry Parker (gCaptain) – In anticipation of the upcoming Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) 80 meeting of the International Maritime

April 25, 2023
Total Views: 911


Berge Bulk and ABS to Explore Methanol Fuel Conversions

Singapore-based Berge Bulk, one of the world’s largest dry bulk shipping companies, has partnered with the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) to conduct a

April 25, 2023
Total Views: 891

Saturday, April 22, 2023

The Planet Keeps Breaking Records For Warming Waters

By Siobhan Wagner (Bloomberg) –Earth broke grim new records for melting glaciers, rising sea levels and ocean heat last year, according to a new

April 22, 2023
Total Views: 1538

Thursday, April 20, 2023

HMM to Test Shipboard Carbon Capture on Containership

South Korean shipping company HMM has announced plans to conduct field tests of a shipboard carbon capture system on board one of its containerships. The tests

April 20, 2023
Total Views: 2191

Tuesday, April 18, 2023

Svitzer and Caterpillar Partner to Put Dual Fuel Methanol Engines in Tugs

Caterpillar Marine and Svitzer, a global towage operator and unit of AP Moller – Maersk, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to support

April 18, 2023
Total Views: 1580

Monday, April 17, 2023
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Major Investors Eye California Ports For Electric Drayage Boom

By Lisa Baertlein (Reuters) California’s bustling seaports, dominated by massive container vessels and soaring cranes, may seem an unlikely setting

April 17, 2023
Total Views: 1885