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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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