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Researchers investigate new green fuel for ships

October 10, 2019

The maritime industry is currently working hard to find green alternatives to the fossil fuel used by ships,…
How Shipping Yards Worldwide Are Utilizing LED Technology

August 21, 2019

When it comes to designing a shipping yard, safety and efficiency are two of the most important factors.…
Researchers to use artificial intelligence, “big data” to locate and predict crime at sea

December 21, 2018

Researchers using artificial intelligence and “big data” plan to develop new algorithms that they say will enable them…
Why captain’s cabin in the sailing ships was always in the stern?

November 10, 2018

Old sailing ships are incredibly beautiful. These wooden masterpieces of craftsmanship nowadays attract huge crowds in various events…
Bizarre phenomenon is causing bulk carriers to sink – how a solid load becomes a liquid?

September 13, 2018

Every year around 10 bulk carriers mysteriously sink. Some of these accidents cost lives and even if the…
Can you really commit crimes in the international waters and get away with it?

September 9, 2018

The world is divided into separate states. That is how we constructed our civilization and that is how…
Natural gas is a $22bn distraction for EU shipping that won’t decarbonise the sector – study

June 26, 2018

Rolling out liquified natural gas (LNG) infrastructure for shipping in Europe would cost $22 billion and deliver, at…
No more black ship smoke

April 26, 2018

Shipping is an eco-friendly transport method. But it is also responsible for a large part of global emissions…
Space technology to drive autonomous ships

December 3, 2017

ESA Director General Jan Wörner signed a Memorandum of Intent with Rolls-Royce today, as the two entities agree…
ESA helps faster cleaner shipping

April 14, 2017

With around 90% of world trade carried by ships, making sure a vessel follows the fastest route has…
Experts help Green Bay establish new island chain to benefit shipping and wildlife

September 21, 2015

A partnership between the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the shipping industry and other organizations to restore a chain of…
Hard-wearing sensor defying soot and heat

August 3, 2015

Measuring the content of nitrogen oxides (NOx) in the exhaust gases from a ship is, in itself, not…
Centuries-old shipwreck discovered off North Carolina coast

July 27, 2015

Scanning sonar from a scientific expedition has revealed the remains of a previously unknown shipwreck more than a…
Sunken Treasures: Maritime Archeologist Sets out to Explore the Ships Buried Beneath Us

July 15, 2015

The waters in and around San Francisco Bay are replete with shipwrecks—200 at least. But they’re exceedingly difficult…
Help on its way for seafarers in Arctic waters

June 23, 2015

The increased possibilities for shipping in the Arctic are opening up new business opportunities in the North Atlantic. However,…
NOAA deploys survey ships for Arctic charting projects

June 9, 2015

NOAA officially launched its 2015 Arctic hydrographic survey season yesterday, in Kodiak, Alaska, in a World Ocean Day…
“Protective glasses” enable novel exhaust gas analyser

June 4, 2015

Novel self-cleaning, high temperature and corrosion resistant optical windows developed at DTU Nanotech enable the development of a…
Two new environmental observation systems for shippers will improve safety and efficiency of commerce in Louisiana

May 14, 2015

Two southeast Louisiana shipping hubs critical to the U.S. economy will see the installation of NOAA’s Physical Oceanographic…
Using electrospun nanofibers to counter NOx emission from heavy shipping

March 3, 2015

Maritime shipping carries about 90 percent of global trade. The ever increasing demand for global trade has led…
Oil tanker sizes range from general purpose to ultra-large crude carriers on AFRA scale

September 19, 2014

The global crude oil and refined product tanker fleet uses a classification system to standardize contract terms, establish…
Panama Canal expansion will allow transit of larger ships with greater volumes

September 19, 2014

Ships carrying crude oil and petroleum products are limited by size restrictions imposed by several of the main…
Safer shipping with high-tech radar

September 3, 2013

Traffic volumes are increasing, not only on our roads but also at sea. A new marine radar system…
Designing green ships, from sails to micro-bubbles

August 30, 2013

Maritime engineering is no exception in worldwide effort to save energy and protect the environment. In 2008 the…
Report examines oil pollution threat from shipwrecks

June 6, 2013

NOAA presented to the U.S. Coast Guard a new report that finds that 36 sunken vessels scattered across…
Global warming will open unexpected new shipping routes in Arctic

March 5, 2013

Shipping lanes through the Arctic Ocean won’t put the Suez and Panama canals out of business anytime soon,…
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