Friday, January 15, 2021
Offshore Oil Rig At Night
Offshore

Total Quits American Petroleum Institute Over Climate Policies

By Ron Bousso LONDON, Jan 15 (Reuters) – France’s Total SE on Friday became the first major global energy company to quit the main U.S. oil and gas lobby due...

January 15, 2021
Total Views: 2319

Wednesday, November 4, 2020
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Defense

U.S. Officially Exits Paris Agreement with Election Outcome Uncertain

By Will Wade and Jess Shankleman (Bloomberg) — The U.S. has officially become the first nation to quit the Paris climate agreement, even as the outcome of the country’s presidential...

November 4, 2020
Total Views: 47

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Maritime News

Russian Tall Ship Completes Historic Northern Sea Route Passage

A 100-year-old tall ship has successful transited the full length of the fabled Northern Sea Route. After departing from Vladivostok, Russia in mid-August, the Sedov completed the east-west passage this...

October 14, 2020
Total Views: 317

Friday, October 9, 2020
oil tanker loading
Maritime News

Trafigura Oil Head Makes Rare Call for Greener Shipping

By Andy Hoffman (Bloomberg) –The top oil executive at one of the world’s biggest commodity traders is calling for stricter regulations to force the shipping industry to cut carbon emissions...

October 9, 2020
Total Views: 18

Wednesday, September 23, 2020
shanghai free trade zone
Maritime News

China Pledges to Be Carbon Neutral By 2060

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping announced plans to boost his country’s Paris climate accord target on Tuesday and called for a green revolution,...

September 23, 2020
Total Views: 12

Thursday, July 2, 2020
ship emissions
Maritime News

Major Clean Energy Innovation Needed to Meet Net Zero Target, IEA Says

By Nina Chestney LONDON, July 2 (Reuters) – A global goal to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050 will not be met without a huge acceleration in clean energy...

July 2, 2020
Total Views: 7

Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Maritime News

Norway’s $2.6 Billion Carbon Capture Bet Could Help Save the Planet

By Akshat Rathi (Bloomberg) — Plentiful reserves of fossil fuels and rich seams of valuable minerals are no guarantee of national health, wealth or happiness. The “resource curse” has blighted...

June 30, 2020
Total Views: 87

Monday, June 8, 2020
rhine river shipping
Maritime News

Europe’s Rhine River Faces Low Water Heading into Dry Season

By Jack Wittels and William Wilkes (Bloomberg) –Germany’s Rhine River is entering dry summer months with water levels at their lowest in two decades, prompting fears of shipping disruption on...

June 8, 2020
Total Views: 26

Tuesday, May 26, 2020
maersk containership
Maritime News

Danish Transport Companies Embark on Ambitious Sustainable Fuel Project

A group of Denmark’s leading transport companies have joined forces on an ambitious project to develop an industrial-scale production facility for sustainable fuels for road, maritime and air transport in...

May 26, 2020
Total Views: 8

Wednesday, May 20, 2020
ship at sunset
Maritime News

Norwegian Shipowners Commit to Carbon Neutrality by 2050

Norwegian shipowners are committing an ambitious plan for the entire Norwegian fleet to be carbon neutral by 2050. The commitment, made under the umbrella of the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association, is...

May 20, 2020
Total Views: 4

Friday, March 6, 2020
offshore rig
News

North Sea Oil Producers Face Demanding Near-Term Carbon Target

By Mathew Carr (Bloomberg) — A group of U.K. North Sea oil and natural gas producers face an ambitious government-mandated target to cut their emissions as soon as 2025 as the...

March 6, 2020
Total Views: 10

Thursday, January 30, 2020
container ship
Maritime News

Credit Suisse, Others Back Initiative to Factor CO2 Cuts into Shipping Finance

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Jan 30 (Reuters) – Credit Suisse, BNP Paribas and French public investment bank Bpifrance are the latest lenders to join an initiative to link provision of...

January 30, 2020
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Maritime News

New Study Casts Shadow on LNG Fuel’s Climate Footprint

By Jack Wittels and Akshat Rathi – (Bloomberg) –One of the shipping industry’s great hopes for improving its environmental performance — engines powered by liquefied natural gas — won’t offer...

January 28, 2020
Total Views: 14

Thursday, January 23, 2020
lng carrier
Maritime News

Gas Export’s Dirty Secret: A Carbon Footprint Rivaling Coal’s

By Catherine Traywick, Stephen Cunningham, Naureen Malik and Dave Merrill (Bloomberg) –In May, while President Donald Trump toured a new $10 billion plant designed to prepare natural gas for export,...

January 23, 2020
Total Views: 15

Wednesday, January 15, 2020
IMO greenhouse gas emissions
Maritime News

Shipping Players Look to Cut Carbon Emissions with Ammonia Fuel

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Jan 15 (Reuters) – A shipbuilder and engine maker are among leading companies looking to develop a vessel that can run on ammonia as part of...

January 15, 2020
Total Views: 4

Monday, January 13, 2020
expanded panama canal
Maritime News

Extended Drought Forces Panama Canal to Adopt New Fees and Reduce Reservation Slots

The Panama Canal will reduce the number of available reservation slots and introduce new fees as part of a series of measures to sustain water levels and ensure reliability of...

January 13, 2020
Total Views: 51

Monday, January 6, 2020
johan sverdrup offshore field
Maritime News

Equinor Sets Near-Zero Carbon Emissions Target for Norway by 2050

Norwegian energy giant Equinor has launched an initiative to cut greenhouse gas emissions to near-zero by 2050 as it moves to combat global climate change in line with the Paris...

January 6, 2020
Total Views: 11

Thursday, December 26, 2019
ship emissions
Maritime News

Opinion: Fighting Shipping Pollution Is Bad For the Planet

By Julian Lee (Bloomberg Opinion) –The shipping industry is getting serious about cutting sulfur dioxide emissions. People who live along busy shipping lanes will see health benefits from reduced particulate...

December 26, 2019
Total Views: 22

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
The spine of Volume 1 of the USS Rodgers logbooks is pictured at the National Archives building in Washington
Maritime News

Icebound: The Climate-Change Secrets of 19th Century Ship’s Logbooks

By Andrew R.C. Marshall OXFORD, England, Dec 11 (Reuters) – On November 14, 1881, an American called George Melville limped across a frozen delta in Siberia and pulled a pole...

December 11, 2019
Total Views: 17

Swedish 16-year-old activist Greta Thunberg sails underneath the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge on the Malizia II racing yacht in New York Harbor
Maritime News

Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Named Time’s ‘Person of the Year’

NEW YORK/MADRID, Dec 11 (Reuters) – Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swede who inspired millions of young people to take action against climate change, has been named Time Magazine’s Person of...

December 11, 2019
Total Views: 2