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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...

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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...

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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’...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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