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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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House Natural Resources Committee Proposes New Rules for Ocean Energy

By The Maritime Executive 10-20-2020 09:46:00

The chair of the House Natural Resources Committee, Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ), has introduced a 300-page package of legi...

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Bunker Fuel Spill Comes Ashore in Delaware Bay

By The Maritime Executive 10-20-2020 04:46:09

The U.S. Coast Guard and Delaware state officials are responding to a bunker fuel spill that is washing up at Broadkill Beach, Del...

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DNA Monitoring Helps Catch Illegal Trade in Endangered Species

By China Dialogue Ocean 10-18-2020 03:19:03

[By Pavel Toropov] A researcher at Hong Kong University has developed a technique that makes it possible to identify many speci...

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Fukushima's Radioactive Wastewater May Be Released Into the Sea

By The Maritime Executive 10-16-2020 05:17:58

The Japanese government may soon decide to release contaminated water from the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant site...

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Louisiana Prepares for Hurricane Delta's Arrival

By The Maritime Executive 10-07-2020 09:13:09

On Wednesday, Louisiana's governor asked the White House for a pre-landfall declaration of emergency as Hurricane Delta moves...

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Study: Deep Ocean May Contain More Plastic Than Previously Known

By The Conversation 10-06-2020 10:27:52

[By Britta Denise Hardesty, Chris Wilcox and Justine Barrett] Nowhere, it seems, is immune from plastic pollution: plastic...

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