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After Spill, Prosecutors Seek Order to Keep Repsol Managers in Peru

Published Jan 27, 2022 10:47 PM by The Maritime Executive

A prosecutor in Lima has asked Peruvian courts to prohibit four managers of the La Pampilla refinery complex from leaving the coun...


Intertanko Supports EU ETS Amendments Breaking with Container Shipping

Published Jan 27, 2022 5:25 PM by The Maritime Executive

Intertanko, the International Association of Independent Tanker Owners trade association, announced its support for the proposed a...


Greenpeace: FSO Safer Poses a Bigger Threat Than Previously Believed

Published Jan 27, 2022 4:31 PM by The Maritime Executive

A new study produced by Greenpeace suggests that the decaying Yemeni FSO Safer may pose a bigger threat to the Red Sea's...


Peruvian Regulators Report Second Oil Release Off Lima

Published Jan 26, 2022 4:13 PM by The Maritime Executive

During spill-response efforts this week at the La Pampilla refinery complex near Lima, Peru, an additional eight barrels of oil le...


Shipowners and European Ports Criticize Amendments to EU ETS

Published Jan 24, 2022 5:38 PM by The Maritime Executive

Organizations representing both European shipowners and ports are voicing their disapproval with sections of the new proposals for...


MOL Seeks to Develop Wave Energy for Japan Through Bombora Investment 

Published Jan 21, 2022 7:54 PM by The Maritime Executive

Japan shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines moved to expand its partnership that is developing wave energy through an investment in...


What Causes a Tsunami? The Physics Behind Destructive Ocean Waves

Published Jan 19, 2022 11:13 PM by Sally Warner

On Jan. 15, 2022, the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano in Tonga erupted, sending a tsunami racing across the Pacific Ocean...


Heavy Waves From Volcanic Eruption Caused Oil Spill in Lima, Peru

Published Jan 18, 2022 3:31 PM by The Maritime Executive

Heavy wave action from the eruption of the Hunga Tonga volcano caused a spill during tanker unloading operations at an offshore mo...


Volcanic Explosion in Tonga Prompts Tsunami Warnings Across Pacific

Published Jan 17, 2022 12:30 AM by The Maritime Executive

Over the weekend, a subsea volcano in two uninhabited islands of the Kingdom of Tonga, forced countries sharing the Pacific coastl...


Ocean Plastic is Destroying a Remote Nature Reserve off Norway

Published Jan 16, 2022 5:13 PM by Gemini News

[By Steinar Brandslet] Mausund and the Froan Nature Reserve in Trøndelag have had notable problems with plastic lit...

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