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German Utility EnBW Moves Ahead With 960MW He Dreiht Wind Farm

Published Mar 23, 2023 9:50 PM by The Maritime Executive

German utility EnBW has sanctioned construction of the 960MW He Dreiht offshore wind farm, moving ahead with development of one of...


Samskip Installs First Carbon Capture Scrubber on Container Feeder

Published Mar 23, 2023 2:51 PM by The Maritime Executive

Short-sea container feeder operator Samskip has installed its first scrubber with carbon capture features, one of two units contra...


EU Reaches Deal for FuelEU Maritime Rules on GHG Emissions

Published Mar 23, 2023 12:14 PM by The Maritime Executive

Political agreement was reached this morning between the co-legislators of the European Parliament and the European Council finali...


Ocean's Average Surface Temperature Hits New Record High

Published Mar 22, 2023 11:43 PM by The Maritime Executive

As IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee members meet this week to review GHG emissions measures for shipping, they may have...


How the Ocean Twilight Zone Could Store Vast Amounts of Carbon

Published Mar 19, 2023 6:58 PM by The Conversation

Deep below the ocean surface, the light fades into a twilight zone where whales and fish migrate and dead algae and zooplankton ra...


MSC Commits Money and Resources to Singapore's Decarbonization Center

Published Mar 17, 2023 10:43 AM by The Maritime Executive

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) is accelerating its public efforts to support the green transition in the commercial shipping...


Methane Slip Initiative Expands With Seven New Shipowners

Published Mar 16, 2023 2:29 PM by The Maritime Executive

A newly-formed initiative to measure and address methane emissions from LNG shipping has added seven new names to its roster...


Record-Setting Cyclone Freddy Makes Third Landfall

Published Mar 12, 2023 9:35 PM by The Maritime Executive

Over the weekend, Tropical Cyclone Freddy made its third and final landfall in central Mozambique. This is the cyclone’...


Squid Fishing on the High Seas Has Exploded Since 2017

Global squid fishing increased by 68% between 2017 and 2020, according to our international analysis, prompting concerns that much...


The Disputed Chagos Islands Have an Illegal Fishing Problem

Published Mar 9, 2023 6:02 PM by The Maritime Executive

Despite an ongoing dispute with Mauritius over the ownership of the Chagos Islands, the British government is still the de facto a...

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