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Environmental Protection


Sunday, March 3, 2024
A satellite image shows the cargo ship Rubymar before it sank, on the Red Sea. Handout via REUTERS
Shipping

Ship Sunk By Houthis Threatens Red Sea Environment

By Mohammad Ghobari ADEN, Yemen, March 2 (Reuters) – A UK-owned ship attacked by Houthi militants last month sank in the Red Sea, the U.S.

March 3, 2024
Total Views: 3280

Friday, February 9, 2024
California’s Biggest Ports Are Deploying Air Pollution Capture for Ships
Ports

California’s Biggest Ports Are Deploying Air Pollution Capture for Ships

(Bloomberg) — At first glance, the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach look like any others in the world. Among the world’s busiest, the neighboring

February 9, 2024
Total Views: 1791

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
Total Views: 2463

Friday, August 4, 2023
cma cgm containership
Shipping

CMA CGM Settles with EPA Over Clean Water Act Violations

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reached a settlement with CMA CGM, the world’s third-largest shipping container company, regarding

August 4, 2023
Total Views: 1322

Thursday, June 29, 2023
EPA Settles Clean Water Act Violations with Swire Shipping and MMS Co.
Shipping

EPA Settles Clean Water Act Violations with Swire Shipping and MMS Co.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has settled with shipping Swire Shipping and MMS Co. over claims Clean Water Act violations, specifically

June 29, 2023
Total Views: 1054

Wednesday, June 7, 2023
Stricter UAE Ship Insurance Rules Look to Cut Oil Spill Risks
Shipping

Stricter UAE Ship Insurance Rules Look to Cut Oil Spill Risks

LONDON, June 7 (Reuters) – Tougher requirements for some ship insurers covering United Arab Emirates ships are aimed at boosting environmental

June 7, 2023
Total Views: 681

Wednesday, May 31, 2023
A 2019 view of vessels in the Singapore Strait April 3, 2019. Picture taken on April 3, 2019. REUTERS/Henning Gloystein/File Photo
Shipping

Singapore Clamps Down on Tankers as Dark Fleet Grows

(Bloomberg) — Singapore’s detentions of oil and chemicals tankers have surged since early last year, highlighting growing concerns over the

May 31, 2023
Total Views: 2391

Tuesday, May 30, 2023
offshore drilling rig brazil
Environment

A Coral Reef Threatens to Derail Brazil’s Best Bet on Oil Output Growth

(Bloomberg) — A reef habitat near the mouth of the Amazon River is threatening to derail Brazil’s biggest bet on expanding oil output. State-controlled

May 30, 2023
Total Views: 985

Saturday, July 16, 2022
Germany Offshore Wind Farm
Offshore

Environmentalists Challenge North Sea Gas Drilling Plans In Dutch Court

BERLIN (Reuters) – Environmentalist groups in Germany and the Netherlands are challenging plans for a new gas field in the North Sea, a German

July 16, 2022
Total Views: 1972

Sunday, February 27, 2022
ocean plastic trash
Shipping

After Much Praised Waste Export Ban, Australia Faces Accusations Of Hypocrisy For Shipping Plastic Trash As ‘Fuel’

By Joe Brock and Kanupriya Kapoor SINGAPORE, Feb 28 (Reuters) – Australia will allow plastic trash to be shipped overseas and burned as fuel

February 27, 2022
Total Views: 2962

Sunday, February 13, 2022
EU Joined By 13 Countries To Form Coalition To Protect Ocean Biodiversity
Environment

EU Joined By 13 Countries To Form Coalition To Protect Ocean Biodiversity

(Bloomberg) –The EU and 13 other countries including Canada, India and the United Kingdom have agreed to form a coalition to protect biodiversity in the

February 13, 2022
Total Views: 1523

Friday, March 12, 2021
fukushima-waste-water. Image via USAF
Incidents

This Is Why Japan Might Release Radioactive Waste Water Into The Ocean

By Sakura Murakami and Aaron Sheldrick (Reuters) – For one minute this week, workers at the Fukushima nuclear station fell silent to mark the 10-year

March 12, 2021
Total Views: 5862

Thursday, August 10, 2017
maersk jack-up rig
News

Denmark EPA Reports Maersk Oil to Police For Dumping Chemicals into North Sea

COPENHAGEN, Aug 10 (Reuters) – The Danish environmental protection agency (DEPA) said on Thursday it had reported Maersk Oil, the oil unit of A.P.

August 10, 2017
Total Views: 20

Friday, August 26, 2016
Papah?naumoku?kea marine reserve
Defense

Obama Creates World’s Largest Marine Reserve Off Hawaii

By Roberta Rampton (Reuters) U.S. President Barack Obama will dramatically expand the Papah?naumoku?kea Marine National Monument off the coast of Hawaii on

August 26, 2016
Total Views: 43

Friday, September 26, 2014
The U.S. Just Created The World’s Largest Marine Reserve in the Pacific
News

The U.S. Just Created The World’s Largest Marine Reserve in the Pacific

President Obama on Thursday signed a proclamation designating the world's largest marine reserve and declaring it completely off limits to commercial fishing

September 26, 2014
Total Views: 18

Friday, March 29, 2013
marisco ltd drydock
News

Marisco Handed Monster Fine for EPA Clean Water Act Violations

HONOLULU – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) announced today their settlement with Marisco

March 29, 2013
Total Views: 53

Friday, January 4, 2013
new england ocean action
Blog

Increased Maritime Activity Highlights Need for National Ocean Policy

By Susan Olcott, This New Year comes with new opportunities – as well as the potential for conflicts – in the open ocean. In 2013, the US federal

January 4, 2013
Total Views: 13

Wednesday, September 19, 2012
clay maitland
Press Releases

Maersk, NOAA, SUNY Maritime College and the American Salvage Association Recognized For Marine Environment Protection Efforts

Clay Maitland, Founding Chairman of the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), announced the recipients of NAMEPA’s 2012

September 19, 2012
Total Views: 6

Friday, August 10, 2012
Words Can’t Describe Something this Beautiful Well Enough [VIDEO]
Blog

Words Can’t Describe Something this Beautiful Well Enough [VIDEO]

20 miles off Santa Cruz, California, Mark Peters and some friends were fishing for albacore and playing around with a custom underwater “torpedo”

August 10, 2012
Total Views: 14

Monday, February 13, 2012
namepa us coast guard carleen lyden-kluss
Defense

US Coast Guard Collaborates to Expand Maritime Pollution Outreach

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Coast Guard and the North American Marine Environment Protection Association announced an agreement to co-develop and implement

February 13, 2012
Total Views: 8
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