Sierra Leone Sells Ecotourism Destination for a Chinese Fishing Port

Published Jun 20, 2021 2:38 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Government

[By Abdul Brima] Months after becoming Sierra Leone’s president in 2018, Julius Maada Bio scrapped a much-hyped internati...

Countering China's Maritime Insurgency With U.S. Coast Guard Forces

Published Jun 17, 2021 1:53 PM by CIMSEC

Posted in: Government

[By Lawrence Hajek] Losing the green water sea control challenge in the South China Sea could sideline US-led efforts in Asia....

Can Joe Biden Kick-Start Progress on Ocean Conservation?

Published Jun 16, 2021 1:59 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Government

[By Todd Woody] In the opening months of President Joe Biden’s administration there has been a sea change in ocean policy...

Considerations on the Use of Offshore Wind Vessels for U.S. Operations

As the offshore wind industry is growing in the United States, there is an influx of vessels that are considering operating on the...

Op-Ed: Putting Bio-LNG and Synthetic LNG Into Focus

Published Jun 15, 2021 1:23 PM by Peter Keller

Posted in: Shipping

There seems to be a blind spot in maritime shipping’s road to decarbonization. And blind spots are not a good place to be. T...

Digitalizing Shipping: SATCOM is the Key

Throughout the maritime industry, it is increasingly apparent that digitalization provides performance and optimization benefits t...

Opinion: Jones Act Waivers Should be a Last Resort

Published Jun 14, 2021 1:49 PM by Michael Roberts

Posted in: Government

Expectations for an active hurricane season and the ransomware hack of the Colonial Pipeline suggest that threats to our infrastru...

What Makes or Breaks Predictive Modeling for Risk Management?

Published Jun 14, 2021 12:57 PM by HiLo Maritime Risk Management

Posted in: Shipping

Predictive modeling is playing an increasingly important role in improving safety across the maritime industry. Even if you’...

Study: As the Oceans Warm, Wave Intensity May Increase

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

Posted in: Environment

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