BOEM Launches Arctic Ecosystem Research Project

BOEM Launches Arctic Ecosystem Research Project

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and National Oceanographic Partnership Program (NOPP) partners have chosen Stantec Consulting Services to lead a broad Arctic study that will investigate the ...

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China, South Korea Close to Signing Free Trade Agreement

China, South Korea Close to Signing Free Trade Agreement

China and South Korea on November 10 signed a “substantial conclusion” of a free trade agreement to ...

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European Maritime Industry Preps for 2050

European Maritime Industry Preps for 2050

The European maritime industry launched the European Research Association “Vessels for the Future” with its first ...

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EU Court of Justice to Deliberate on Singapore Trade Deal

EU Court of Justice to Deliberate on Singapore Trade Deal

The European Commission has decided to request an opinion of the EU Court of Justice on the competence to sign and ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (20-24th of October)

Readers’-Picks-of-the-Week

Clyde and Co: Ships with Fatigued Crew Unseaworthy If a ship’s crew doesn’t receive enough rest while trying to ...

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Matson Pleads Guilty to Honolulu Molasses Spill Charges

Matson Pleads Guilty to Honolulu Molasses Spill Charges

Matson Inc. has agreed to pay USD 1 million in penalties for illegally discharging over 230,000 gallons of molasses ...

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Pacific Island Countries Discussing Pollution Prevention

Pacific Island Countries Discussing Pollution Prevention

Representatives from 13 Pacific island countries and territories have gathered in Brisbane, Australia this week to ...

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AOA: Ross Sea, East Antarctica Must Be Declared Marine ...

AOA: Ross Sea, East Antarctica Must Be Declared Marine Protected Areas

As representatives of the 25 Members of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources ...

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MEPC Approves Draft Polar Code

IMO Approves Draft Polar Code

The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has approved ...

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Turkey Signs BWM Convention

Turkey Signs BWM Convention

Turkey today (October 14, 2014) ratified the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention 2004, bringing the number of ...

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ICS: Oil Pollution Compensation Regime Threatened

IOPCF Wind Up Threatens Current Regime

The smooth running of the well-established global regime for compensation from oil pollution from ships may be ...

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Sri Lanka Facing Fisheries Export Ban

Sri Lanka Facing Fishing Export Ban

In its fight against illegal fishing activities worldwide, the European Commission has today proposed to ban ...

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US Agencies to Monitor Marine Biodiversity

US Agencies to Monitor Marine Biodiversity

The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA), The National Aeronautics and Space Administration ...

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AMSA Rescues 15 from Burning Vessel

AMSA Rescues 15 from Burning Vessel

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) reports that fifteen people have been rescued from a burning ...

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Russia Exploring Fukushima Accident Effects

Russia Exploring Fukushima Accident Effects

Russian  research vessel ”Professor Khlyustin” sailed out from Vladivostok on a 28-day expedition to ...

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Canada-South Korea Free Trade Agreement Signed

Park Geun-hye, President of the Republic of Korea and Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper

On September 22, 2014, the high officials of Canada and South Korea signed Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement ...

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Warming Oceans Reshaping Fishermen’s Catch

Warming Oceans Reshaping Fishermen's Haul

For the first time, scientists have shown that ocean warming has had a global impact on the mix of species caught ...

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Farmers Trash Huadong Shipyard

Farmers Trash Huadong Shipyard

An enraged mob of around two hundred aquaculture farmers and close to one thousand locals from Guangzhou province ...

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Japan Holds Firm on Whaling Programme

Japan Holds Firm on Whaling Programme

Japan is not backing down from its decision to pursue whaling despite the non-binding decision of the International ...

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Warming Atlantic Sets Stage for Invasive Species Outbreak

Warming Atlantic Sets Stage for Invasive Species Outbreak

Warming water temperatures due to climate change could expand the range of many native species of tropical fish, ...

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Safer Seas 2013 to Be a Sobering Reminder

Safer Seas 2013 to Be a Sobering Reminder

The National Transportation Safety Board has released “Safer Seas 2013: Lessons Learned From Marine Accident ...

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Date Set for Navingo Maritime & Offshore Career ...

Date Set for Navingo Maritime & Offshore Career Event 2015

The 9th annual Navingo Maritime & Offshore Career Event (MOCE) will be held on Wednesday 22 April 2015 at the ...

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Rolls-Royce Displays Latest Engine

Rolls-Royce Displays Latest Engine

Rolls-Royce has unveiled the first of a new family of medium-speed engines for the marine market that will include ...

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All Eyes on SMM Hamburg

All Eyes on SMM Hamburg

The SMM international trade fair of the maritime industry has officially been opened in Hamburg. Every two years ...

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EC Assessing Damage Caused by Russia’s Fisheries ...

EC Assessing Damage Caused by Russia's Fisheries Products Ban

Following Russia’s announcement on August 7 to ban imports of certain fisheries products from the European Union, ...

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