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World's First Zero-Emissions Powerboat Series Starts its "Engines"

Published May 24, 2022 5:31 PM by The Maritime Executive

Zero-emission marine propulsion is generally associated with solutions for working vessels like tugs and ferries, but two organiza...


Cameron LNG Partners to Develop US Carbon Sequestration Project

Published May 23, 2022 6:03 PM by The Maritime Executive

The effort to develop one of the first large, industrial carbon sequestration projects is moving forward in southern Louisiana. Th...


OPA90 Update Builds on Don Young’s Legacy of Protecting Alaskan Waters

Published May 22, 2022 1:47 AM by Buddy Custard

May 22 marks National Maritime Day. Congress established it in 1933 in commemoration of the steam ship Savannah and her maiden voy...


Proposed Ship Would Create Hydrogen Fuel by Collecting Ocean Plastics

Published May 18, 2022 8:54 PM by The Maritime Executive

The rate of growth of the amount of plastic waste in the world’s oceans is growing rapidly with the UN and others calling fo...


Eastern Pacific Tests First Plug and Play Carbon Capture on Tankers

Published May 17, 2022 8:29 PM by The Maritime Executive

Singapore-based shipowner Eastern Pacific Shipping is seeking to accelerate the decarbonization of the shipping industry with plan...


Climate Change is Making Both Hurricanes and Hurricane Flooding Worse

Published May 15, 2022 9:31 PM by The Conversation

Super cyclones, known as hurricanes or typhoons in different parts of the world, are among the most destructive weather events on...


Study: Shipping May Bear Responsibility for Decline of the Whale Shark

Published May 13, 2022 4:56 PM by The Maritime Executive

The commercial shipping industry faces new criticism for ship strike incidents involving whale sharks, which have been declar...


MOL Invests in Scrubber for Car Carriers to Meet At-Berth Exhaust Regs

Published May 12, 2022 6:35 PM by The Maritime Executive

Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines is funding the development of a new-generation marine exhaust treatment system specifically for...


Saltwater Under an Inland Ice Sheet Holds Clues to Antarctica's Past

Published May 8, 2022 6:58 PM by The Conversation

A new discovery deep beneath one of Antarctica’s rivers of ice could change scientists’ understanding of how the ice f...


Report: Recycling is Doing Little to Stop Ocean Plastic Pollution

Published May 8, 2022 5:37 PM by The Maritime Executive

America's recycling efforts are doing little to stem the generation of millions of tonnes of plastic waste, some of which ends...

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