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Spanish Authorities Divert and Detain Tanker for Discharging Petroleum

Published Jun 17, 2021 8:16 PM by The Maritime Executive

Spanish authorities have diverted and detained a tanker for discharging petroleum on the high seas about 150 miles off Las Palmas,...

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Carbon Capture Using Cryogenic Technology for Storage at Sea 

Published Jun 14, 2021 7:58 PM by The Maritime Executive

In the effort to develop solutions for the shipping industry to address carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, a new concept is being pro...

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Study: As the Oceans Warm, Wave Intensity May Increase

Published Jun 14, 2021 2:04 AM by The Conversation

[By Thomas Mortlock, Itxaso Oderiz, Nobuhito Mori and Rodolfo Silva] Sea level rise isn’t the only way climate change wil...

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Turkey Dispatches Skimmers and Vacuums to Clean Up "Sea Snot"

Published Jun 14, 2021 12:19 AM by The Maritime Executive

Response teams are working to remove massive quantities of marine mucilage - otherwise known as "sea snot" - from the su...

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Indonesia Faces a Marine Plastic "Emergency"

Published Jun 13, 2021 8:40 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

[By Nabiha Shahab] The UN has called marine plastic pollution “a slow-motion catastrophe," and a rece...

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World Oceans Day: Why We Need a High Seas Biodiversity Treaty

Published Jun 8, 2021 8:33 PM by The Conversation

[By Jennifer Silver, Leslie Acton, Lisa Campbell and Noella Gray] Oceans cover 70 per cent of the Earth’s surfa...

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Greenpeace Activists Blockade Bulker at Saint-Nazaire

Published Jun 8, 2021 3:37 PM by The Maritime Executive

On June 7, Greenpeace activists visited the port of Saint-Nazaire, France, to block a bulker arriving from Brazil.  The ve...

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Coca-Cola Joins The Ocean Cleanup in Tackling Ocean Plastic Pollution

Published Jun 4, 2021 5:45 PM by The Maritime Executive

As part of the effort to stem the tide of plastic pollution entering the world’s oceans, the Coca-Cola Company is joining wi...

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UN Highlights Illegal Fishing With "Fight IUU Day"

Published Jun 4, 2021 3:13 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

[By Jessica Aldred] The United Nations uses June 5 every year as an opportunity to draw public attention to the negative impact...

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Report: "Hidden" Fishing Vessels May be Invading Argentina's Waters

Published Jun 3, 2021 10:26 PM by The Maritime Executive

A new report released by the environmental NGO Oceana finds that hundreds of foreign fishing vessels, primarily Chinese, have been...

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