Environmental

A Slithery Ocean Mystery

Scientists gain grasp on the epic migration of eels   One sentence in a New York Times article caught Larry Pratt’s eye and set the scientific investigation in motion.

Tesla Wins U.S. Antitrust Approval to Buy SolarCity

Tesla Motors Inc has won U.S. antitrust approval to buy solar panel installer SolarCity Corp, the Federal Trade Commission said on Thursday.   The deal was on

SMM 2016: World Premieres from around the Globe

Some 50,000 trade visitors from the whole of the world are expected in Hamburg for the start of SMM in less than two weeks. And once again, it is fully booked – with a total of more than 2,

EMSA Equipment Assistance Service Launched for North Sea

NRC has announced the launch of a new oil spill response equipment assistance service for the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) in Oldmeldrum, near Aberdeen, Scotland.

Technip, BTG Bioliquids Ink Biomass-to-Oil Production Deal

Technip announced today that it has signed an exclusive cooperation agreement with BTG BioLiquids B.V. (BTL) to provide EPC(1) services for its modular pyrolysis plants.

South Asia Meet on Oil, Chemical Spill Contingency Plan

 A meeting to update South Asia’s regional plan for oil and chemical pollution preparedness and response is underway in Male, Maldives (22-25 August), informs  International

Lucas Marine, Harbor Breeze Cruises Partner to Cut Fuel Costs

Lucas Marine is partnering with Harbor Breeze Corporation to help reduce the yacht charter and cruise company's fuel costs, maintenance and environmental impact in Los Angeles and Long Beach Harbors.

Norway's Oil Spend to Fall Again in 2017

Drop mostly due to postponing decommissioning schemes. Investment in Norway's oil and gas sector, a cornerstone of the economy, will drop next year as weak crude

Fednav Welcomes Innovative Ballast System at Indiana Port

Fednav Limited, the largest international bulk shipowner in Canada, welcomed to the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor, the Federal Caribou, one of seven new oceangoing

2015 Congestion Affected Long Beach Port's Air Quality

Pollution around the Port of Long Beach has been dramatically cut over the last decade, however, according to the latest study, lingering effects from ships at

Global Climate Change Threatens Papahānaumokuākea Marine

 Despite its remote location in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument faces a looming threat of global climate change that

South Africa Workshop Promotes Ship Energy Efficiency

 An International Maritime Organization (IMO) workshop is raising awareness of the Organization’s regulatory regime dealing with improving energy efficiency and

SCHOTTEL’s LEACON Certified Leak-free

Following a technical update, the SCHOTTEL LEACON system has now been certified by classification society DNV-GL as a leak-free sealing system for the oil-to-sea interface.

IWSA to Host Wind Propulsion Forum at SMM

 The International Windship Association (IWSA) will host its annual Wind Propulsion Innovation Forum at SMM2016 in Hamburg, including an extensive agenda with expert

Babcock Noell’s Scrubbers Making Waves

With two far-reaching events scheduled to take place in the coming weeks, September 2016 will be a special month for Babcock Noell GmbH as the company announced

Damen Now Offfers AEC Scrubbers

Damen Shipyards Group said it has signed a sales agreement with scrubber producer AEC Maritime, meaning Damen will now be able to offer ship owners exclusive access to efficient,

World First to Combine Big Solar and Storage

A world-leading project in far north Queensland is set to combine big battery storage and big solar to supply solar power after sundown and during peak usage times.

Green Ships & Compliance

Environmental regulations for ships are getting more stringent, but automated sensor technology could help ship operators remain in compliance.   The recent agreement signed in Paris,

MSRC CEO to Retire in April 2017

The Marine Spill Response Corporation (MSRC), the nation’s leading oil spill response organization, has announced that Steven T. Benz, the company’s President and CEO,

Largest Solar Panel System Launched at Port of Rotterdam

Global logistics company Samskip has completed a major environmental protection project through subsidiary frigoCare, installing the largest solar panel system

 
 
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