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World Maritime News team will also be attending this year’s event.

Shippers to Gain Most from Low Oil Prices

Shippers to Gain Most from Low Oil Prices

With crude oil down to its lowest price in five years last week, all carriers stand to gain from lower fuel costs, ...

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Maritime Traffic Up Fourfold in Two Decades

Maritime Traffic Up Threefold in Two Decades

Maritime traffic on the world’s oceans has increased 300 per cent over the past 20 years, according to a new study ...

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Drewry: North America Needs Bigger, Automated Terminals

Drewry North America Needs Bigger, Automated Terminals

Drewry’s new report Container Terminal Capacity and Performance Benchmarks compares capacity and performance ...

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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 ...

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NOAA Forms Ocean Exploration Advisory Board

NOAA Forms Ocean Exploration Advisory Board

The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has launched a new federal Ocean Exploration ...

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KR to Help Move APEC towards Low Carbon Transport Future

Korean Register (KR), an IACS member classification society, has teamed up with the Asia-Pacific Economic ...

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India to Buy Polar Research Vessel

India to Buy Polar Research Vessel

India’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the acquisition of a Polar Research Vessel for the ...

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MSE: Glycerine Is Realistic Marine Fuel Option

MSE: Glycerine Viable Marine Fuel Option

Marine South East’s GLEAMS (Glycerine Fuel for Marine Sustainability) project has after a year of ...

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Australia Sets Out Antarctica Agenda

Australia Sets Out Antarctica Agenda

The Australian Government has released the 20 Year Australian Antarctic Strategic Plan, which provides a blueprint ...

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NOC: Seas Might Rise 180cm by 2100

NOC: Seas Might Rise 180cm by 2100

A paper published in Environmental Research Letters by the U.K. National Oceanography Centre’s (NOC) ...

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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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Underwater Robots Scanning Ships for Contraband

Underwater Robots Searching Ships for Contraband

MIT researchers have at the International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems unveiled an oval-shaped ...

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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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MIT Developing Ship-Repairing Bacteria

MIT Developing Ship-Repairing Bacteria

Shellfish such as mussels and barnacles secrete very sticky proteins that help them cling to rocks or ship hulls, ...

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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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Active Methane Emission at Antarctic Seafloor Confirmed

During an expedition with the German research vessel Polarstern off the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia, an ...

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Marine Insurers Wary of Arctic Shipping Routes

Marine Insurers Wary of Arctic Shipping Routes

The melting of sea ice presents opportunities for international marine transportation networks in the Arctic, at ...

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Study Confirms Natural Gas Is Eco-Friendlier

Study Confirms Natural Gas Is Eco-Friendlier

The U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) has recently released a study that evaluates total fuel cycle emissions ...

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UK Bankrolls Maritime Autonomous Systems Research

UK Bankrolls Maritime Autonomous Systems Research

The UK Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) is making £9 million (USD 15.16m) available to support the ...

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NOAA: Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone Still Significant

NOOA Issues GoM Dead Zone Update

NOAA and EPA-supported scientists have mapped the Gulf of Mexico dead zone, an area with low oxygen water, ...

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Russian-Flagged Research Vessel Drifting in Okhotsk Sea

Russian-flagged research vessel Professor Gagarinskiy carrying 40 people onboard is adrift off central Sakhalin ...

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