Sunday, March 13, 2011

Low Carbon Shipping Consortium, 20 May 2011

Identifying and unlocking the barriers to a greener supply chain. Tickets £95 The Carbon War Room Shipping Operation, in partnership with and the Low Carbon Shipping Consortium, are hosting...

March 13, 2011
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Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Expansion of World-Wide Navigational Warning System into Arctic waters marked by IMO, WMO and IHO chiefs

On the first day of the 15th session of the IMO Sub-Committee on Radiocommunications, Search and Rescue, a ceremony took place to celebrate the expansion of the World-Wide Navigational Warning...

March 8, 2011
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Saturday, February 12, 2011

Petrobras To Double Biofuels Production With Eye On Global Shipments

Will the waterways soon be flooded with biofuel tankers? Brazilian state-run energy giant Petrobras (PBR, PETR4.BR) will spend $3.5 billion over the next four years to more than double biofuels...

February 12, 2011
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Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Offshore Wind-Farm Maintenance Vessel (WMV) concept cuts costs and carbon

Anglo-Dutch company Offshore Ship Designers has launched a new offshore wind farm maintenance vessel concept which will improve uptime of deepwater wind turbines and reduce maintenance costs and carbon emissions...

January 19, 2011
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Thursday, January 13, 2011

SkySails Enters The SuperYacht Market

The Ocean Empire LSV (life support vessel) is a 44m Solar Hybrid Superyacht with 2 Hydroponic farms, fishing facilities to harvest the sea and the potentially the first super-yacht to...

January 13, 2011
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Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Wärtsilä joins the Sustainable Shipping Initiative

Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions provider, has joined the Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI), a programme initiated by Forum for the Future. The initiative brings together the industry’s leading organizations...

December 15, 2010
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Friday, December 10, 2010

Carbon War Room launches

In an effort help reduce the environmental impacts of the world’s shipping fleet, Carbon War Room, the not-for-profit website dedicated to fighting the war on carbon and founded by billionaire...

December 10, 2010
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Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Interesting Concept Design of The Week – DNV’s VLCC concept vessel “Triality”

Image © DNV/Making Waves In recent years, there has been a significant push to develop “greener” technology within the shipping industry.  Today, DNV unveiled a concept tanker design called Triality,...

December 7, 2010
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Thursday, November 25, 2010

Kristina Gjerde: Conserving the High Seas natural resource

64 percent of the world’s oceans are not protected by national law, these areas are known as the high seas. The following speech was given by Kristina Gjerde in April 2010....

November 25, 2010
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Thursday, October 28, 2010

Navy shows off the green ‘Riverine’

[U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Gregory N. Juday/Released] Last week, the U.S. Navy showed off the power and maneaverability of its 49-foot experimental Riverine Command Boat...

October 28, 2010
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Friday, October 8, 2010

Salazar Signs First U.S. Offshore Commercial Wind Energy Lease with Cape Wind Associates, LLC

There’s a divide over this issue among the locals living on Cape Cod, and those who fish these waters. Proponents are clearly in favor of the inherent green energy nature...

October 8, 2010
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Sunday, September 26, 2010

Skysails – Plus – Top 10 Green Ship Designs

From the gCaptain Archives: In honor of the EPA’s Pollution Week, let’s take a look at an archived post on Skysails. But first, here is a brief update into the...

September 26, 2010
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Friday, September 24, 2010

Clean Air Act Turns 40

Earlier this month, the Environmental Protection Agency celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Clean Air Act, a landmark piece of legislation signed by President Richard Nixon that has led to...

September 24, 2010
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