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Impact & Regulations

Fugro to collect data off Norway needed for ‘sustainable development of new marine industries’

July 11, 2023

Via: Offshore Energy

The contract is the latest in a series that Fugro secured with the Norwegian Hydrographic Service (NHS) for the MAREANO multidisciplinary initiative aimed at mapping the seabed to generate scientific information for the responsible management and preservation of Norway’s marine […]


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Governments around the globe spur creation of green corridors

November 8, 2022

Via: Offshore Energy

Green shipping corridors are specific maritime routes decarbonised from end to end, including both land-side infrastructure and vessels. Setting up such routes involves using zero-emission fuel or energy, putting in place refuelling or recharging infrastructure at ports, and deploying zero-emission […]


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Hurtigruten to Take All Ships Out of Service amid Coronavirus

March 19, 2020

Via: World Maritime News

In addition, all international expedition sailings are canceled through April 28. “To ensure a smooth and safe pause to operations, Hurtigruten will gradually take ships out of service,” Daniel Skjeldam, CEO of Hurtigruten, informed. These actions, aimed at combating the […]


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Global Tensions Push MPC Container Ships Deeper into Loss

February 28, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

The company’s net loss expanded in the fourth quarter of 2018 to USD 5 million, compared to a loss of USD 2.2 million reported in the same period a year earlier. For the full year, MPC Container Ships’ net loss […]


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Cruise Industry in Norway to Operate Emission Free by 2026?

February 26, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

Although these represent ambitious goals, State Secretary Atle Hamar in the Ministry of Climate and Environment believes that the goal is realistic “using a combination of effective legislation and the most advanced hybrid and battery technology available today, and technologies […]


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Europe Is Making Moves To Ditch Dirty Cars. Trump Wants More Of Them.

October 11, 2018

Via: The Huffington Post

Paris is a city with a vision: The end of the automobile age. Dependence on gas- and diesel-powered vehicles has come at a huge cost to Parisians’ health and the environment in the metropolis of 12 million people. The French […]