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NTNU Trials World's First Urban Autonomous Passenger Ferry

Published Oct 2, 2022 9:08 PM by Gemini News

Posted in: Shipping

[By Idun Haugan] In earlier times, cities like Trondheim and Bergen had a ferryman who rowed people from place to place. T...

More Development Needed to Scale Up Floating Offshore Wind

Published Sep 18, 2022 5:11 PM by Gemini News

Posted in: Offshore

[By Live Oftedahl] "We cannot just wait for the technology to improve. We need to build experience and not just watch othe...

Existing Fiber-Optic Cables Can Be Used to "Listen" for Whales

Published Jul 16, 2022 11:38 PM by Gemini News

Posted in: Environment

[By Nancy Bazilchuk] Whales are huge, but they live in an even larger environment — the world’s oceans. Resear...

Greenland's Norse Settlers Shipped Walrus Ivory All the Way to Kyiv

Published Jun 26, 2022 9:31 PM by Gemini News

Posted in: Shipping

Archaeologists had low expectations when excavations started at 35 Spaska Street in Kyiv in 2007. Two earlier archaeological su...

Norwegian Researchers Test "Automated Coast Guard" for Data Collection

Published Jun 23, 2022 3:02 PM by Gemini News

Posted in: Environment

[By Live Oftedahl] NTNU researchers from AMOS, the Centre for Autonomous Marine Operations and Systems, used small satelli...

Want to Keep Plastic Out of the Ocean? Burn It Like Coal

Published Jun 12, 2022 9:23 PM by Gemini News

Posted in: Environment

[By Kathrine Nitter] Using non-recyclable plastic waste as an alternative to coal may prevent huge volumes of plastic from bein...

Better Cybersecurity at Sea Starts With the Crew

Published May 29, 2022 4:55 PM by Gemini News

Posted in: Shipping

[By Nancy Bazilchuk] It was the afternoon of June 27, 2017, when nearly every computer serving the Danish shipping giant Maersk...

Norwegian Researchers Want to Repower Offshore Rigs With Fuel Cells

Published May 16, 2022 1:59 AM by Gemini News

Posted in: Offshore

[By Christina Benjaminsen] Research scientists from SINTEF and NTNU are working to develop technologies and concepts to ma...

LNG Carriers Account for a Quarter of Shipping Emissions in the Arctic

Published May 5, 2022 11:52 PM by Gemini News

Posted in: Environment

[By Nancy Bazilchuk] In 2021, just 26 natural gas tankers cruised through Arctic waters, as compared to the hundreds of fishing...

Scientists Call for a Limit on Plastic Production to Address Pollution

Published May 1, 2022 7:15 PM by Gemini News

Posted in: Environment

[By Nancy Bazilchuk] Now, after the United Nations’ historic decision to adopt a global treaty to end plastic pollut...

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