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Thursday, November 16, 2023
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Shipping

EU Tightens the Net on Shipping-Related Environmental Crimes

EU negotiators have reached a provisional agreement on updating environmental crimes and sanctions rules related to shipping and other activities to enhance

November 16, 2023
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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: 1052

Wednesday, March 8, 2023
A hand full of sand containing small pieces of plastic pollution.
Environment

The Ocean Plastic Pollution Problem is Growing Bigger—And Fast

By Leslie Kaufman (Bloomberg) — There are more than 170 trillion — or 2 million tons’ worth — of tiny plastic particles floating on the

March 8, 2023
Total Views: 1633

Sunday, February 5, 2023
Italian Union Files Legal Complaint Against LNG Terminal
Ports

Italian Union Files Legal Complaint Against LNG Terminal

(Reuters) – The Italian trade union USB filed a legal complaint against a plan by gas grid operator Snam SRG.MI to set up a new

February 5, 2023
Total Views: 2504

Saturday, February 4, 2023
Brazil Sinks Rusting Old Aircraft Carrier In The Atlantic
Environment

Brazil Sinks Rusting Old Aircraft Carrier In The Atlantic

BRASILIA, Feb 4 (Reuters) – Brazil sank a decommissioned aircraft carrier in the Atlantic Ocean off its northeast coast, the Brazilian Navy said,

February 4, 2023
Total Views: 19916

Monday, January 23, 2023
Greek Ship Owner and Operator Ordered to Pay $2 Million Criminal Fine for Environmental Crimes
Shipping

Greek Ship Owner and Operator Ordered to Pay $2 Million Criminal Fine for Environmental Crimes

The Greek-based shipowner and operator of a Marshall Islands-registered bulk carrier have been ordered to pay a combined $2 million criminal fine for tampering

January 23, 2023
Total Views: 3945

Thursday, December 29, 2022
Brazil’s Ship Graveyard Risks Environmental Disaster, Group Warns
Shipping

Brazil’s Ship Graveyard Risks Environmental Disaster, Group Warns

By Pilar Olivares GUANABARA BAY, Dec 29 (Reuters) – On a stormy evening in mid-November, a huge, abandoned cargo ship broke free of its

December 29, 2022
Total Views: 13196

Sunday, October 2, 2022
Hurricane Ian Pollution
Environment

Hurricane Ian Dumped Raw Sewage Into Florida Waterways

By Ari Natter (Bloomberg) Floridians reeling from widespread power outages and a deadly surge of water following Hurricane

October 2, 2022
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Thursday, June 16, 2022
tanker at sea
Shipping

DNV: Tankers May Face Challenges Calling California Once New At-Berth Regulations Take Effect

Tankers may face challenges when calling California ports and terminals once new amendments to the state’s Ocean-Going Vessels At-Berth Regulation take

June 16, 2022
Total Views: 3032

Friday, May 6, 2022
oil tanker at anchor
Shipping

Oil Tanker Owner and Operator to Pay $3 Million Criminal Fine for Obstructing Justice and Concealing Pollution

A U.S. District Court Judge in Delaware has sentenced the owner and operator of a foreign-flag tanker to pay a $3 million criminal fine for obstructing justice

May 6, 2022
Total Views: 32743

Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Princess Cruise Lines Pleads Guilty to Second Probation Violation Stemming from Historic 2017 Criminal Conviction
Cruise Ships

Princess Cruise Lines Pleads Guilty to Second Probation Violation Stemming from Historic 2017 Criminal Conviction

Princess Cruise Lines has pleaded guilty to a second violation of its probation stemming from its 2017 criminal conviction for environmental crimes related to

January 12, 2022
Total Views: 12991

Monday, January 10, 2022
Robert Gordon Sproul Scripps
Environment

Scientists Say The Ocean Is Getting Loud

By Iain Barber (the Conversation) On summer evenings in the 1980s, the residents of a houseboat community in Sausalito, California would often have trouble

January 10, 2022
Total Views: 9005

Friday, October 1, 2021
Greek Shipping Companies and Chief Engineer Charged with Concealing Deliberate Pollution from Bulk Carrier
Shipping

Greek Shipping Companies and Chief Engineer Charged with Concealing Deliberate Pollution from Bulk Carrier

The Greek owner and operator and a Chief Engineer were indicted in U.S. Federal Court in New Orleans Thursday for violations of environmental and safety laws

October 1, 2021
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Friday, February 5, 2021
RoRo vessel whale fluke
Environment

Science Publishes Ocean Noise Pollution Warning

By Sharon Bernstein (Reuters) – Far beneath the ocean surface, a cacophony of industrial noise is disrupting marine animals’ ability to mate, feed

February 5, 2021
Total Views: 2118

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Azura Cruise Ship
Maritime News

P&O Master On Trial in France Over Cruise Ship Sulphur Limit Violation

The U.S. Master of P&O operated cruise ship “Azura” is currently facing unprecedented charges brought against him by French prosecutors for the

October 10, 2018
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Monday, September 10, 2018
Interesting

First Ocean Plastics Cleanup System Launched from San Francisco

The world’s first large-scale ocean cleanup system was launched from San Francisco over the weekend to a location offshore California where it will

September 10, 2018
Total Views: 72

Thursday, February 8, 2018
NASA Satellite Shows ‘Ship Tracks’ Over Atlantic, Pacific Oceans
Maritime News

NASA Satellite Shows ‘Ship Tracks’ Over Atlantic, Pacific Oceans

The above satellite image was captured on by a NASA satellite on January 16, 2018 and shows criss-crossing cloud bands caused by ships in the

February 8, 2018
Total Views: 221

Friday, November 21, 2014
garbage sea ocean beach pollution environment
News

Bulk Carrier Owner and Master Fined for Dumping Trash Off Australia

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has prosecuted China Earth Shipping Incorporated, the owners of Panama flagged bulk carrier Xin Tai Hai and

November 21, 2014
Total Views: 57

Monday, November 17, 2014
Car Carrier Chief Engineer Pleads Guilty in ‘Magic Pipe’ Case
Interesting

Car Carrier Chief Engineer Pleads Guilty in ‘Magic Pipe’ Case

The chief engineer of a NYK Line car carrier has pleaded guilty in federal court in Baltimore, Maryland, to obstruction of justice and violating the Act to

November 17, 2014
Total Views: 34

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Fujian Huadong Shipyard
News

Abalone Farmers Storm Chinese Shipyard

A shipyard in China's southeast has suspended operations after at least 500 farmers, who blame water pollution from the yard for killing their abalone harvest,

September 23, 2014
Total Views: 30
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