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Anchor Strike May Have Damaged California Pipeline Months Ago

Published Oct 8, 2021 9:36 PM by The Maritime Executive

Capt. Jason Neubauer, who served as the lead investigator on the El Faro and Conception casualties, has taken charge of a maj...


How Will the SoCal Pipeline Spill Affect the Coastal Environment?

Published Oct 7, 2021 11:21 PM by The Conversation

An oil spill first reported on Oct. 2, 2021, has released thousands of gallons of crude oil into southern California coastal water...


Anchoring Accident May Have Caused California Oil Spill

Published Oct 4, 2021 10:15 PM by The Maritime Executive

The pipeline that spilled 125,000 gallons of crude into the ocean off Orange County last weekend may have been struck by an anchor...


“K” Line and Tokyo University to Research Microplastic Plastic Waste

Published Oct 4, 2021 8:05 PM by The Maritime Executive

Japan’s “K” Line (Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha) is launching a new joint research effort with the Tokyo University of M...


The Cumbre Vieja Volcano is Making the Island of La Palma Bigger

Published Oct 4, 2021 6:32 PM by The Maritime Executive

The massive volcanic eruption on the southern end of La Palma is actually expanding the island's landmass. A molten lava flow...


What is Driving the Changes in Arctic Ice Cover?

Published Oct 4, 2021 2:30 AM by The Conversation

[By Alek Petty and Linette Boisvert] September marks the end of the summer sea ice melt season and the Arctic sea ice...


Photos: Offshore Oil Spill Fouls Beaches and Wetlands in Orange County

Published Oct 3, 2021 1:53 PM by The Maritime Executive

Cleanup crews are responding to a major oil spill off the coast of Orange County, California. The spill is reported to be about 13...


Study: Marine Heatwaves Will Increase Climate's Effect on Fisheries

Published Oct 1, 2021 10:16 PM by The Maritime Executive

In a new study published in Science Advances on Friday, a team of researchers from University of British Columbia predict tha...


Tornado Rips Through Port of Kiel

Published Sep 30, 2021 5:10 PM by The Maritime Executive

[Brief] A rare tornado roared through the Baltic Sea port of Kiel, Germany on Wednesday evening, destroying trees, damaging houses...


Crowley Maritime is Set to Build and Operate an Offshore Wind Port

Published Sep 30, 2021 3:19 PM by The Maritime Executive

The offshore wind farm developer Vineyard Wind has announced an agreement with Crowley Maritime to build and operate a major offsh...

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