Higher Turnover for Dutch Maritime Technology Sector

Higher Turnover for Dutch Maritime Technology Sector

The Dutch maritime technology sector has had a good year, posting a 17% increase in turnover, from € 6.4 billion ( ...

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Deepwater Horizon Spill Tied to Dolphin Deaths

Researchers record data and photograph a dead dolphin that stranded along the Port Fourchon Louisiana coastline in July 2012 following the spill

One month to the day after commemorating the 5-year anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil disaster, the US ...

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Malaysia and Indonesia Agree to Aid Boat People

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Malaysia and Indonesia have agreed to offer temporary shelter and assistance to around 7,000 migrants still ...

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Pipeline Leaks 21,000 Gallons of Crude on California Coast

Pipeline Spills 21,000 Gallons of Crude on California Coast

A ruptured onshore pipeline leaked around 21,000 gallons of oil, some of which reached the ocean and the ...

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Port of Antwerp Rewards Green Ships

Port of Antwerp Rewards Green Ships

Belgium’s port of Antwerp will grant a discount of up to 30% in port dues to seagoing ships that use ...

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IMO Adopts Polar Code Environmental Provisions

IMO Adopts Polar Code Environmental Provisions

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has adopted the environmental part of the International Code for ...

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Vietnam’s Commercial Fleet Needs USD 2 Billion Upgrade

Vietnam's Fleet in Need of Multi-Billion Dollar Upgrade

Vietnam needs to find at least USD 2 billion in the next five years to modernise its fleet of commercial vessels, ...

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Whales Lack Instincts to Dodge Ships

Blue Whales Lack Instincts to Dodge Ships

As the largest animals in the ocean, blue whales have not evolved defensive behaviors, which might explain why they ...

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Capsized Trawler Adrift in Shipping Lane off South Africa

Capsized Trawler Adrift in Shipping Lane off South Africa

South Africa’s charity National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) issued a warning that a large fishing vessel ...

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IMO Should Not Jump the Gun on Ballast Water Convention

IMO Should Not Jump the Gun on Ballast Water Convention

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) should not ratify the Ballast Water Management Convention if there is ...

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India Opens Door to Ballast Water Management Convention

India Approves Merchant Shipping Bill

India’s Union Cabinet approved the introduction of the Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Bill, 2015 and accession ...

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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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