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LNG and the Road to Net Zero

Published May 22, 2022 2:08 AM by Mark Venables

Driven by an ambitious IMO decarbonization strategy and calls from the European Parliament and European Commission to reduce globa...

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Expanding Container Shipping Along the Great Lakes and Seaway

Published May 22, 2022 1:09 AM by Harry Valentine

The rise in fuel prices has prompted renewed interest in expanding container shipping at America’s Great Lakes ports, like D...

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1909 Sailing Ship Will Launch Sailcargo’s Operations This Year

Published May 20, 2022 9:09 PM by The Maritime Executive

A start-up that is promoting the use of sailing ships to provide environmentally-friendly logistics purchased a 113-year-old saili...

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MOL Plans Bulker Combining Rotors and a Rigid Sail

Published May 20, 2022 8:21 PM by The Maritime Executive

A new bulker expected to launch in 2024 will become the first large merchant vessel to incorporate two of the emerging wind propul...

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USCG Works with ITF to Repatriate Crew at Sea for 14 Months 

Published May 20, 2022 7:15 PM by The Maritime Executive

The International Transport Workers’ Federation and U.S. Coast Guard teamed up last week to address the latest example of cr...

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Engineer Pleads Guilty to Felonies for Dumping Oil and Lying to USCG

Published May 20, 2022 6:17 PM by The Maritime Executive

The chief engineer of a large commercial bulk carrier pleaded guilty this week in U.S. federal court to two felony counts of delib...

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China Delivers First Tanker-Sized Aquaculture Vessel

Published May 20, 2022 4:58 PM by The Maritime Executive

China celebrated the delivery today of the first of a new class of vessels which they report will revolutionize farm-raised fish w...

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Finland and Estonia Replace Russian Gas with FSRU Charter

Published May 20, 2022 3:30 PM by The Maritime Executive

Finland working with neighboring Estonia has become the latest countries to charter a floating storage and regasification vessel (...

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Record-Holding Racing Trimaran Attacked off Yemen

Published May 19, 2022 9:48 PM by The Maritime Executive

Multiple security services are reporting what may have been an opportunist approach and attempted boarding of a racing sailboat sa...

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French Wind-Powered Cargo Ship Refines Design with Rigid Sails

Published May 19, 2022 8:57 PM by The Maritime Executive

A French plan for a wind-powered merchant ship known as the Neoliner reports that it continues to make progress completed critical...

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