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Danish Authorities Use Drones to Monitor Sulfur Emissions of Ships

Published Jul 26, 2020 1:04 PM by The Maritime Executive

[Brief] The Danish Maritime Authority announced the expansion of its program employing drones to check the emissions of ships in a...

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Study: 900 Chinese Vessels Violate Sanctions to Fish off North Korea

Published Jul 23, 2020 6:56 PM by The Maritime Executive

In a new study published Wednesday in the journal Science Advances, the non-profit tracking organization Global Fishing Watch reve...

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With No Work, Tour Boat Operators Help Survey Coral Bleaching Instead

Published Jul 19, 2020 11:44 PM by James Paton Gilmour

Significant coral bleaching at one of Western Australia’s healthiest coral reefs was found during a survey carried out in Ap...

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Video: Italian Coast Guard Diver Works to Free Whale From a Drift Net

Published Jul 19, 2020 11:25 PM by The Maritime Executive

Over the weekend, divers with the Italian coast guard worked to free a sperm whale from a fishing net off the Aeolian Islands - th...

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New Species of Mat-Forming Algae Smothers Coral on Subtropical Atoll

Published Jul 19, 2020 3:47 PM by NOAA National Ocean Service

[By Marissa Garcia] In August 2019, researchers took a dive at Pearl and Hermes Atoll (Manawai) in Papahanaumokuakea Marine Nat...

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UN Security Council Holds Hearing on Dangerously Deteriorated FSO

Published Jul 17, 2020 9:09 PM by The Maritime Executive

On Wednesday, the U.N. Security Council held a meeting on the condition of the single-hull FSO Safer, a 46-year-old converted...

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Cargo Ship and Container Discovered With Potentially Dangerous Moths

Published Jul 13, 2020 8:41 PM by The Maritime Executive

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists reported two incidents of the discovery of highly invasive species of m...

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Marine Life Trapped in Antarctic Ice Helps Solve an Ice Age Puzzle

Published Jul 8, 2020 9:45 PM by The Conversation

[By Chris Turney and Chris Fogwill] Evidence of minute amounts of marine life in an ancient Antarctic ice sheet helps explain a...

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CorPower Ocean Launches Pioneering Wave Energy Project in Portugal

Published Jul 7, 2020 10:13 AM by The Maritime Executive

With a 16 MEUR investment plan, CorPower is establishing a R&D, Manufacturing & Service Centre for Wave Energy Converters...

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Pressure Builds to Salvage Decaying FSO Off War-Torn Yemen

Published Jul 6, 2020 12:19 AM by The Maritime Executive

The recognized government of Yemen and an array of civil society groups are adding their voices to the call to salvage and remove...

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