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Hurtigruten to Refurb Expedition Ship

Mar 04, 2019

After the most extensive upgrade in Hurtigruten’s 125 years of history, MS Finnmarken will reemerge as a brand new premium expedition cruise ship.From 2021 the fully refurbished MS Finnmarken will explore handpicked destinations along the rugged Norwegian coastline on year-round expedition cruises.Already from 2020, guests travelling on Hurtigruten’s Original Coastal Voyage along the Norwegian coastline will get a unique opportunity to experience a brand new MS Finnmarken…

Fish Spotted After 81 Years

Jan 26, 2022

Field staff from Ohio’s Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) were very surprised when they caught a Longhead Darter fish below the New Cumberland Dam on the Ohio River 54 miles downstream from Pittsburgh. The Darter hasn’t been spotted in the Ohio River since the 1930s…

Ørsted, US Unis to Study Whales in OWP

Jan 23, 2020

Danish developer Orsted U.S. Offshore Wind has signed a research partnership  with Rutgers University, the University of Rhode Island and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution to support academic research activities related to offshore wind.The…

MacArtney Expands Into Italian Market

Nov 14, 2019

MacArtney Underwater Technology is ready to launch its newest operation, MacArtney Italy, supporting local Italian customers with the global MacArtney brand.A long-standing cornerstone of the MacArtney strategy is to continually strengthen global…

Tracking Ship Emissions from Space

Nov 10, 2019

A new ground-breaking study by University College London (UCL) Energy Institute, Imperial College and the University of Oxford shows how satellite tracking could be used to monitor compliance with the upcoming IMO 0.5% sulfur emission regulations and Emission Control Areas (ECA)…

GloFouling Crosses 12 Lead Partnerships

Nov 04, 2019

The GloFouling Partnerships project, is a joint initiative between the Global Environment Facility (GEF), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and International Maritime Organization (IMO) ,  has 12 Lead Partnering Countries.Indonesia and Mexico have recently joined Fiji…

HII Employees Honored at SASE

Oct 14, 2019

Huntington Ingalls Industries announced that employees from its Newport News Shipbuilding and Ingalls Shipbuilding divisions received awards during the 2019 Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE) National Conference and STEM Career Fair…

World Congress on Maritime Heritage Focused on Sustainability

Jun 18, 2019

A three-day meeting of maritime industry, government leaders, scientists and scholars was held in Singapore to explore the intersections and impacts of maritime heritage.  Organized by the Consortium for International Maritime Heritage (CIMH)…

IAATO Votes for Whale Protection Measures

May 20, 2019

The International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) voted measures into effect that will reduce the incidence of tourist ships striking whales around the Antarctic Peninsula. The vote occurred at its annual meeting, held in Cape Town this year…

Maersk Sends First Containership through the Arctic

Aug 24, 2018

A Maersk vessel loaded with Russian fish and South Korean electronics will next week become the first containership to navigate an Arctic sea route that Russia hopes will become a new shipping highway.The Arctic voyage by the 3,600 20-foot container…

GEA Presents New Marine Separator

Aug 13, 2018

GEA presents innovative solutions that combine environmental protection with economy - The new GEA marine Separator increases efficiency on board.The new GEA separator for marine applications massively changes the working day on board. After a service interval of 16…

WISTA USA Supports Sea Turtle Conservation

Jul 30, 2018

Women's International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) USA Florida Chapter participated in a sea turtle release with the Broward County Sea Turtle Conservation Program (BCSTCP) and Nova Southeastern University (NSU) on July 26, 2018.Forty…

Sea Shepherd Says Endangered Blue Whale Killed in Iceland

Jul 13, 2018

An endangered Blue whale has been killed by an Icelandic whaling company Hvalur hf to be sold for export to Japan, a conservationist organization Sea Shepherd said. 'Sea Shepherd volunteers monitoring the Hvalur hf whaling station in Hvalfjordur…

The World Maritime University Celebrates 35 Years

Jul 06, 2018

Alongside the 70th anniversary of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), in 2018, the World Maritime University (WMU) is celebrating 35 years.  WMU has made a major contribution to global maritime education, research and capacity building…

Marine Environment Protection for Southeast Asia Seas Project Launched

Jun 26, 2018

Seven ASEAN countries have formally launched an ambitious initiative aimed at improving the environmental health of the seas in the region, through the implementation of key International Maritime Organization (IMO) marine environment protection treaties…

Logistics News

Russia's Seaborne Oil Product Exports Fell in March

Russia's Seaborne Oil Product Exports Fell in March

UKHO Appoints Blake Interim Chief Executive

UKHO Appoints Blake Interim Chief Executive

Denmark Bans Discharge of Scrubber Water

Denmark Bans Discharge of Scrubber Water

Updated Version of Guidelines for Cleaning Containers Released

Updated Version of Guidelines for Cleaning Containers Released

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