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Denmark Awards First CO2 Storage Licenses Seeking to Build Industry

Published Feb 6, 2023 6:08 PM by The Maritime Executive

Denmark selected projects from Total Energies, INEOS E&P, and Wintershall DEA to receive the country’s first full-scale...


Greenpeace Joins Suit to Block New FSRU at Italian Seaport

Published Feb 6, 2023 2:32 PM by The Maritime Executive

Greenpeace and the World Wildlife Federation have joined the city of Piombino in a suit to block the installation of an FSRU at th...


China is Putting New Energy and Investment Into Tidal Power

Published Feb 5, 2023 6:22 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

[By Han Qin] The ebb and flow of the tide powers a turbine while the sun shines on solar panels. In May 2022, China’...


Study: UK Offshore Methane Leakage is Five Times the Official Estimate

Published Jan 29, 2023 7:31 PM by The Maritime Executive

Climate-warming methane emissions from offshore oil and gas production in the UK are likely far higher than the British government...


600-Square-Mile Iceberg Breaks Away From Antarctica's Brunt Ice Shelf

Published Jan 26, 2023 10:28 PM by The Maritime Executive

The British Antarctic Survey has released imagery of the calving of a massive, 600-square-mile iceberg from the Brunt Ice Shelf.&n...


Opinion: Releasing Fukushima's Radioactive Water is the Best Option

Published Jan 25, 2023 7:22 PM by Jim Fisher

Over ten years ago, a tsunami triggered a disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant on Japan’s east co...


French Authorities Hunt for Source of Plastic Pellet Spill

Published Jan 24, 2023 4:05 PM by The Maritime Executive

Environmental authorities in France are livid over a wave of plastic nurdles washing up on the pristine shores of Brittany, where...


Shipping Coalition Calls on EU for FuelEU Incentives and Consistency

Published Jan 23, 2023 4:30 PM by The Maritime Executive

A broad coalition across the shipping industry issued a joint statement supporting the FuelEU maritime regulations while calling f...


Samsung and MISC to Develop Floating CO2 Storage Units to Support CCS

Published Jan 19, 2023 7:22 PM by The Maritime Executive

Efforts continue seeking to develop novel technologies to aid in the capture and storage of CO2. With the first offshore storage o...


LNG or Hydrogen to Fuel Gas-to-Power Barges for Greek Islands

Published Jan 17, 2023 6:20 PM by The Maritime Executive

Working to develop new sources of environmental-friendly power generation, Cyprus-based Blue Sea Power and UK engineering firm Hou...

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