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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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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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