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Rick Spinrad Confirmed as NOAA Administrator

Richard (Rick) W. Spinrad, Ph.D., an internationally renowned scientist with four decades of ocean, atmosphere, and climate science and policy expertise, was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the under secretary of commerce for oceans and atmosphere and the 11th NOAA administrator. Building upon NOAA’s extensive mission, Spinrad intends to advance three overarching NOAA priorities: Developing a full portfolio of

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Sustainable Fishing Challenges, Approaches: An Angler’s Perspective

By Coty Perry As with many other aspects of government policy, overfishing and other fishing-related environmental issues are a real problem, but it’s not clear that government intervention is the solution. Indeed, it might be one of the main drivers of overfishing. Much like drone fishing, there are serious ethical issues of interest to the average angler. There’s another commonality

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New Age of Ocean Science Communications

NOAA

By Monica Allen, Director of Public Affairs, NOAA Research Communication and ocean technology are revolutionizing ocean science. This comes at a time when we urgently need progress in understanding, protecting, restoring and sustainably using the global ocean. In January 2021, the United Nations launched a Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development to bring together all nations to address significant

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‘Maritime Industry 2.0’ White Paper

Rivertrace Ltd. has published a new white paper on digitalization, with expert insight into the evolution of smart water quality monitoring technology and electronic reporting methods. Entitled “Maritime Industry 2.0: The Future is Digital,” the white paper explores key milestones passed in the shipping industry’s digital transformation journey to date and examines how traditional, manual methods for monitoring and record keeping

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CFD Supports Greener Shipping

Windship CFD

Environmental concerns are influencing a greater need for renewable and sustainable energy across the world with specialist technologies being at the forefront of new designs and solutions. As maritime industries begin to tackle climate change issues, ports and shipping companies are looking for carbon-free alternatives by testing potential solutions for vessels. The requirement to make a move toward greener shipping

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COVID-19 Handbook

Swedish Club COVID 19 Handbook

The Swedish Club has launched its “COVID-19 Handbook,” offering clear, simple and practical advice to help both those at sea and those on shore to face the day-to-day challenges posed by the pandemic.  These challenges have caused the whole shipping industry to pull together and provide a quantity of high-quality and informed advice to those formulating policies in these new and difficult

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