WWF: Oceans Worth USD 24 Trillion

Oceans Worth USD 24 Trillion

World’s oceans are worth at least USD 24 trillion, but numerous threats are driving this economic powerhouse ...

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Talley’s Fined for Crewman’s Death

Talley's Fined for Crewman's Death

A court in New Zealand fined Motueka-based agribusiness company Talley’s Group Ltd with NZD 48,000 (USD ...

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Video: Sunken Russian Trawler Leaking Oil

Sunken Russian Trawler Leaking Oil

Three leaks have been detected during an inspection of the Russian trawler Oleg Naydenov that sank on April ...

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Time to Adapt to New Emission Caps Fast Running Out

Time to Adapt to New Emission Caps Fast Running Out

Lloyd’s Register has issued new emissions guidelines and updated technical information to help operators in ...

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BAE Systems Stays in San Francisco

BAE Systems Stays in San Francisco

The San Francisco Port Commission has executed a new 20-year lease agreement with BAE Systems for maritime ship ...

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Australian Ports Weather the Storm

Australian Ports Weather the Storm

Most of the ports in New South Wales have been reopened after severe weather conditions kept ports in this part of ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (13-17 of Apr)

Readers’ Picks of the Week

Oleg Naydenov Sinks off Canary Islands A Russian trawler Oleg Naydenov sank some 15 miles off Punta Maspalomas, the ...

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Italian Navy Frees Fishing Boat Hijacked off Libya

Italian Navy Frees Fishing Boat Hijacked off Libya

The Italian Navy reported today that it took control of an Italian fishing boat hijacked last night in ...

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Spain Criticized for Towing Burning Trawler to Open Seas

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The environmental organization Greenpeace has criticized Spanish authorities for towing the burning Russian trawler ...

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Oleg Naydenov Sinks off Canary Islands

Oleg Naydenov Sinks off Canary Islands

A Russian trawler Oleg Naydenov sank some 15 miles off Punta Maspalomas, the Canary Islands, at around 22:45 local ...

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Russian Trawler Burning for Days off Canary Islands

Russian Trawler Burning for Three Days off Canaries

Spanish authorities are still trying to contain a fire that erupted onboard a Russian fishing trawler Oleg Naydenov ...

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Philippines: China’s Reclamation Destroys Coral Reefs

China's Reclamation Destroying Coral Reefs

China’s massive reclamation activities have destroyed 300 hectares of coral reef systems in the South China Sea/ ...

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Investigative Committee: Greed Sank Russian Trawler

Greed Sank Russian Trawler

Greed and corruption are responsible for the death of at least 56 crewmembers of the Russian freezer trawler Dalniy ...

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Poaching Vessel Thunder Deliberately Scuttled?

Poaching Vessel Thunder Deliberately Scuttled

Captain Peter Hammarstedt of the Sea Shepherd anti-poaching ship Bob Barker has reported that the unflagged ...

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Finnish Research Vessel to Run on Bio-Oil

Finnish Research Vessel to Run on Bio-Oil

Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) will start using bio-oil made from food industry by-products to power ...

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Conservation Group Sea Shepherd Rescues Poachers

Conservation Group Sea Shepherd Rescues Poachers

The conservation group Sea Shepherd reported receiving a distress signal from the poaching vessel Thunder today, ...

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Update: Dalniy Vostok Death Count Rises

Update: Dalniy Vostok Death Count Rises

At least 56 people have died with 13 still missing after a Russian freezer trawler carrying a crew of 132 sank off ...

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At Least 54 Dead after Trawler Sinks off Kamchatka

Update: Dalniy Vostok Death Count Rises

54 people have died with 15 missing after a Russian freezing trawler carrying a crew of 132 sank off the Kamchatka ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (23rd -27th of March)

Readers’ Picks

Maersk Line Orders Seven Containerships Maersk Line signed a new building order today with COSCO Shipyard Co., Ltd ...

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Global Shipping Losses Spiraling Down

Global Shipping Losses Spiraling Down

Global shipping losses continued their downward trend with 75 reported in 2014, making it the safest year in ...

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Interview: Alfa Laval Scrubber Sales Forge Ahead

Gdansk Shiprepair Yard "REMONTOWA" S.A.

Swedish engineering group Alfa Laval has seen a steady growth in the orders of their marine exhaust gas cleaning ...

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West Australian Ports Bracing for Cyclone

West Australian Ports Bracing for Cyclone

Australia’s Mid West Ports Authority closed the Geraldon port to all shipping, commercial operations and ...

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Somali Pirates Free Four Hostages

Somali Pirates Release Hostages After almost Five Years

Four Thai fishermen who were held in captivity for almost five years by Somali pirates have been freed, according ...

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Euroports: ECA Compliance Cannot Be Optional

Euroports ECA Compliance Should Be Mandatory

Shippers operating within Sulphur Emission Control Areas (SECAs) should be deciding on which strategy for ...

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Update: Antarctic Chieftain Set Free

Antarctic Chieftain Set Free

The Australian-flagged fishing vessel Antarctic Chieftain has now reached open water in Antarctica and has ...

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Help Sent for Fishing Boat Gripped by Antarctic Ice

Help Sent for Fishing Boat Gripped by Antarctic Ice

The Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand (RCCNZ) is organising help for an Australian-flagged fishing boat ...

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Spanish Court Jails Six Somali Pirates

Illustration: EU Naval Force apprehends a skiff with suspect pirates onboard

A Spanish court has convicted six Somali pirates sentencing them on sixteen years of imprisonment each. Namely, the ...

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