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Intertanko Supports EU ETS Amendments Breaking with Container Shipping

Published Jan 27, 2022 5:25 PM by The Maritime Executive

Intertanko, the International Association of Independent Tanker Owners trade association, announced its support for the proposed a...

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Greenpeace: FSO Safer Poses a Bigger Threat Than Previously Believed

Published Jan 27, 2022 4:31 PM by The Maritime Executive

A new study produced by Greenpeace suggests that the decaying Yemeni FSO Safer may pose a bigger threat to the Red Sea's...

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Peruvian Regulators Report Second Oil Release Off Lima

Published Jan 26, 2022 4:13 PM by The Maritime Executive

During spill-response efforts this week at the La Pampilla refinery complex near Lima, Peru, an additional eight barrels of oil le...

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Shipowners and European Ports Criticize Amendments to EU ETS

Published Jan 24, 2022 5:38 PM by The Maritime Executive

Organizations representing both European shipowners and ports are voicing their disapproval with sections of the new proposals for...

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MOL Seeks to Develop Wave Energy for Japan Through Bombora Investment 

Published Jan 21, 2022 7:54 PM by The Maritime Executive

Japan shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines moved to expand its partnership that is developing wave energy through an investment in...

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What Causes a Tsunami? The Physics Behind Destructive Ocean Waves

Published Jan 19, 2022 11:13 PM by Sally Warner

On Jan. 15, 2022, the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano in Tonga erupted, sending a tsunami racing across the Pacific Ocean...

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Heavy Waves From Volcanic Eruption Caused Oil Spill in Lima, Peru

Published Jan 18, 2022 3:31 PM by The Maritime Executive

Heavy wave action from the eruption of the Hunga Tonga volcano caused a spill during tanker unloading operations at an offshore mo...

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Volcanic Explosion in Tonga Prompts Tsunami Warnings Across Pacific

Published Jan 17, 2022 12:30 AM by The Maritime Executive

Over the weekend, a subsea volcano in two uninhabited islands of the Kingdom of Tonga, forced countries sharing the Pacific coastl...

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Ocean Plastic is Destroying a Remote Nature Reserve off Norway

Published Jan 16, 2022 5:13 PM by Gemini News

[By Steinar Brandslet] Mausund and the Froan Nature Reserve in Trøndelag have had notable problems with plastic lit...

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Ocean Heat is at Record Levels, With Growing Consequences

Published Jan 16, 2022 2:26 PM by The Conversation

The world witnessed record-breaking climate and weather disasters in 2021, from destructive flash floods that swept through m...

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