The United States Coast Guard and other local agency personnel are responding to a diesel fuel spill from the 2012-built, Panamanian-flagged bulk carrier Global Gold at Pier 1 in the Port of Astoria, Oregon.
A new regulation under which ocean going vessels are required to switch to marine fuels with less than 0.5% sulphur content while at berth in Hong Kong waters is expected to reduce the levels of SO2 and respirable suspended particulates by more than 60%, according to Hong Kong’s Secretary for the Environment, Wong Kam-sing.
The Georgia Aquarium has lost a legal battle to import 18 beluga whales from Russia, a federal judge ruled Monday.
The team behind a new documentary are promising to reveal the city’s best kept secret — the unique and spectacular marine life in Port Phillip Bay.
Dubai is being transformed into a “smart” city. The ‘’Smart Marine Services Platform’’ launched by Dubai Maritime City Authority is a major step towards the consolidation of a culture of maritime innovation and creativity, in line with its development vision.
The Petronas-backed Pacific NorthWest LNG project in British Columbia, Canada responded Tuesday to allegations by climate scientists that its facility would lead to "significant adverse environmental effects from greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions."
Some countries have become wary of China’s aspiration to become a maritime power because the means pursued by the Xi Jinping government — as seen in the disputed South China Sea — appear to ignore the legitimate interests of its smaller neighbors, flout existing international norms and pose risks to regional peace and stability.
Global trade enabler DP World Group Chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem spoke at China’s Belt and Road Summit in Hong Kong this week highlighting the need for better international cross-sector connectivity in order to realise the significant trade potential.