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Environmentalists and Politicians Call for Accelerating MedECA

By The Maritime Executive 12-02-2020 07:17:48

A group of environmentalists and politicians is calling for accelerated efforts to develop a Mediterranean Emission Control Area s...

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Why Norway's CO2 Subsea Storage Project Matters

By Gemini News 11-29-2020 07:13:00

[By Nils Røkke, SINTEF Executive Vice-President for Sustainability] In order to achieve the targets set out in the...

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Typhoon Wind Turbines and Maritime Propulsion

By Harry Valentine 11-15-2020 06:29:20

Beginning over a decade ago in response to powerful winds destroying wind turbines, Japanese researchers began developing wind tur...

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Israel Fines Noble Energy for "Blatant Violation" of Discharge Rules

By The Maritime Executive 11-15-2020 05:49:38

Just one month after oil major Chevron acquired independent producer Noble Energy, Israeli officials have slapped the company'...

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Switching Away From Plastic Bottled Water On Merchant Vessels

By P Ship Systems Ltd. 11-09-2020 09:11:08

In a recent interview, The Maritime Executive spoke with Giorgos Kyriazis of water treatment company P Ship Systems...

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Where's the Sea Ice? Three Reasons the Arctic Freeze is Late This Year

By Mark Serreze 11-01-2020 02:17:23

With the setting of the sun and the onset of polar darkness, the Arctic Ocean would normally be crusted with sea ice along the Sib...

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Oil Spill at Marine Terminal Off Ashkelon, Israel

By The Maritime Executive 10-30-2020 06:32:42

On Friday, Israel's Ministry of Environmental Protection responded to a leak at the marine terminal of the Eilat-Ashkelon Pipe...

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Effort to Clean Up Delaware Bay Fuel Spill Continues

By The Maritime Executive 10-26-2020 01:32:46

The effort to clean up a bunker fuel spill on the Delaware Bay continues, more than a week after the first "patties" of...

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New Tidal Power Turbine Array Installed in New York's East River

By The Maritime Executive 10-23-2020 07:19:55

On Thursday, renewable energy company Verdant Power installed an array of three tidal power turbines off Roosevelt Island in New Y...

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Shipowners Recognized for Slowing to Protect Blue Whales, Blue Skies

By The Maritime Executive 10-22-2020 12:24:00

The Protecting Blue Whales and Blue Skies program gave awards to 15 global shipping companies for reducing speeds to 10 knots or l...

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