Thursday, July 29, 2021
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BOEM Advances Offshore Wind Leasing Process in California

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is moving forward with plans to advance offshore wind leasing off California’s coasts, part of the Biden Administration’s goal of developing 30 gigawatts of...

July 29, 2021
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Sunday, July 25, 2021
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Scripps Gets $35M From California To Build A Hydrogen-Powered Research Vessel

California has given Scripps Institute of Oceanography $35 million to design and build a new coastal research vessel. The project includes a hydrogen-hybrid propulsion system.

July 25, 2021
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Friday, December 7, 2018
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Maritime News

MSC Pays $630,000 in Penalties for California Air Quality Violations

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. has paid $630,625 in penalties to the California Air Resources Board for violating the Ocean-Going Vessel At-Berth regulation. The violations were discovered during a routine...

December 7, 2018
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Wednesday, June 13, 2018
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Maritime News

Floating Offshore Wind Farm Proposed for Central Coast California

One of the world’s leading offshore wind farm operators is making its entry in the North American wind market with a proposal to develop one of the the U.S. West...

June 13, 2018
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Tuesday, May 15, 2018
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Maritime News

U.S. Judge Blocks Oakland Ban on Coal Export Terminal

By Joe Ryan (Bloomberg) — A federal judge struck down a local ban prohibiting companies from transporting coal though an Oakland, California, export terminal that U.S. miners see as a...

May 15, 2018
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Tuesday, April 3, 2018

United States’ First Floating Wind Farm Could Be Coming to Northern California

An offshore wind farm proposed for off the coast of Northern California could become the first in the United States to use floating wind turbines. On Tuesday, the Redwood Coast...

April 3, 2018
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Wednesday, February 7, 2018
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California Move Meant to Challenge Trump’s Offshore Drilling Plan

By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb 7 (Reuters) – California will block the transportation through its state of petroleum from new offshore oil rigs, officials told Reuters on Wednesday, a...

February 7, 2018
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Wednesday, June 28, 2017
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WATCH Lessons In Leadership From A Ship Cook   “You keep standing, no matter what, no matter how heavy the seas, no matter how deep the water. You keep standing.” Watch Dr. Rick Rigsby – an award-winning journalist,...

June 28, 2017
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Thursday, December 15, 2016
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Maritime News

California Governor Calls for Permanent Ban on Offshore Drilling Off State

California Governor Jerry Brown is calling on President Barack Obama to use his authority to permanently ban new offshore oil and gas leasing in federal waters off the coast of California....

December 15, 2016
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Friday, August 12, 2016

Will California Approve Massive Offshore Wind Farm Project?

by Matt Weiser (The Guardian) The deep waters off the coast of California could become home to the country’s largest offshore wind energy project and a test case for a technology that...

August 12, 2016
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Thursday, May 28, 2015

A Relic of California’s Oil Past Haunts State With Santa Barbara Spill

A pipeline the oil market had all but forgotten resurfaced like a painful memory last week, spilling 500 barrels of heavy oil into the Pacific Ocean.

May 28, 2015
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Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Maritime News

Environmentalists Cite Santa Barbara Oil Spill in Fight Against New Offshore Drilling Plan

Environmentalists urged California regulators on Wednesday to reject a proposed expansion of the only offshore drilling operation still permitted in state waters along the Santa Barbara coastline, seizing on public outrage over last week's nearby oil spill.

May 27, 2015
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Sunday, August 24, 2014
Maritime News

California Maritime Academy Confirms No Injuries or Significant Damage After Strong Bay Area Earthquake

The California Maritime Academy has confirmed no reports of injuries or significant damage after a 6.0 earthquake shook the Bay Area just north of the Vallejo campus.

August 24, 2014
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Friday, August 8, 2014
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Maritime News

Throttle Back and We’ll Make it Worth Your While

The massive container ships passing through the Santa Barbara Channel off the coast of Southern California will be paid a bonus of $2,500 per trip to slow down, in an effort to cut off-shore air pollution and reduce collisions with whales.

August 8, 2014
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Monday, August 19, 2013

Port of Long Beach Reports Air Quality Improvements

Port eliminates 81% of diesel air pollution, marking the 6th consecutive year of air quality improvements in the harbor area.

August 19, 2013
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Tuesday, August 13, 2013
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Maritime Shipping Firms Fined for Violating California Emissions Regs

The California Air Resources Board (ARB) announced they have levied fines against three maritime shipping firms for failing to switch from heavy fuel oil to low sulfur marine distillate fuel...

August 13, 2013
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Saturday, December 29, 2012

California Shipping Lanes Tweaked to Reduce Whale Strikes

By Alex Dobuzinskis Several endangered whale species may get a new lease on life when some cargo shipping lanes off the California coast are shifted next year. Routes due to...

December 29, 2012
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Thursday, July 26, 2012
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US House of Representatives Votes to Open California and Virginia to Offshore Drilling

(Bloomberg) — The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation opening the California and Virginia coasts for offshore oil drilling, defying a presidential veto threat. The measure, if approved by the Senate, would...

July 26, 2012
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