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How Trump Could Wind up Making Globalism Great Again
Wired

OK, so it was never great in the first place. But the rise of rank nationalists could finally—perversely—spark an era of progress and cooperation for all humanity. more…

Inside the $3 billion race to kill plastic
Fastcompany.com

These startups are capitalizing on consumer anxiety about climate change to market reusable straws, food wrap, and storage bags. Can they compete with plastic industry giants? I’ll admit it’s taken me a while to come to terms with how dire the environmental c… more…

AI Is About To Take The Ship's Helm Away From Humans
Forbes.com

Ships around the world are beginning a transformation into autonomous machines, leveraging the same advances in artificial intelligence that's shaking up the automotive world. more…

Illustrator brings children's doodle inventions to life
Creativebloq.com

Could these innovative ideas make the world a better place? more…

Cable ship capsizes near Singapore after tanker collision
Reuters

An undersea cable and pipe-laying ship, the Vanuatu-flagged MV Star Centurion, capsized in the Indonesian waters of the Singapore Straits after a collision with a tanker on Sunday, with no fatalities, authorities said on Monday. more…

Oilpatch CEOs support Indigenous bid for Trans Mountain
CBC News

Some oilpatch CEOs are supporting a bid by Indigenous groups in Western Canada to purchase the Trans Mountain pipeline and the proposed expansion project. more…

These Smart Seafaring Robots Have a Whole New Set of Skills
Singularityhub.com

Drones. Self-driving cars. Flying robo taxis. If the headlines of the last few years are to be believed, terrestrial transportation in the future will someday be filled with robotic conveyances and contraptions that will require little input from a human othe… more…

Inside the $3 billion race to kill plastic
Fastcompany.com

These startups are capitalizing on consumer anxiety about climate change to market reusable straws, food wrap, and storage bags. Can they compete with plastic industry giants? I’ll admit it’s taken me a while to come to terms with how dire the environmental c… more…

Inside the $3 billion race to kill plastic
Fastcompany.com

These startups are capitalizing on consumer anxiety about climate change to market reusable straws, food wrap, and storage bags. Can they compete with plastic industry giants? I’ll admit it’s taken me a while to come to terms with how dire the environmental c… more…

Navios Update: Trash Or Treasure?
Seekingalpha.com

Navios-branded firms suffered an abysmal 2018. Parent Navios Maritime (NM) led the way with nearly 80% losses, NNA down a similar amount, NMM down nearly 60%. N more…

Meet the paraplegic rock climber keeping Joshua Tree National Park clean during shutdown
Latimes.com

In this high desert enclave, Rand Abbott is a well-known man of action. He’s a paraplegic rock climber; a vocal lightning rod at town hall meetings; and a tireless promoter for the desert landscape and its resident creatures. So it came as little surprise to … more…

Russia looks to build ‘LNG Island’ to supply booming Asian market
RT

Russia’s largest LNG (liquefied natural gas) producer is looking to boost supply to the fast growing Asian markets by upgrading its facilities in the Far East. Read Full Article at RT.com more…

Israel’s Top Cargo Shipping Firm Zim Opens Blockchain Platform to All Clients
Yahoo.com

Israel’s largest cargo shipping company Zim has opened its blockchain platform for electronic bills of lading (eB/Ls) to all clients in selected trades. Global shipping news outlet TradeWinds reported the news today, Jan. 14. Following a successful pilot of i… more…

How the Cargo Industry Is Cleaning Up Its Filthy Act
Yahoo.com

When it comes to the smoke-belching ships that carry global trade, the rules have been a lot looser. Much tougher rules are supposed to take effect in 2050, when the IMO will require ships also reduce carbon dioxide emissions by at least half. A.P. Moller-Mae… more…

IEA: OPEC+ Cuts Put Floor Under Oil Prices
Yahoo.com

The IEA said in its latest report that the balancing of oil markets is more likely to be a marathon than a sprint, and that the OPEC+ cuts will still take quite some time to balance the markets more…

Maharashtra govt keen on buying iconic Air India building in Mumbai
Moneycontrol.com

The 23-storey tower on Marine Drive in Nariman Point area was the national carrier#39;s headquarters till 2013 when it was vacated as part of asset-monetisation plans. more…

Southern Africa: A Tale of Two Arrests
Allafrica.com

Analysis - This is a tale of two arrests: one of a South African arrested in Mozambique; another of a Mozambican arrested in South Africa. The comparison may be instructive. more…

SEACOR Marine Enters Agreement to Acquire Three Additional Platform Supply Vessels from Affiliates of COSCO Shipping Group
Businesswire.com

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SEACOR Marine Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SMHI) (“SEACOR Marine” or the “Company”) today announced it has entered into definitive agreements to acquire three platform supply vessels (“PSVs”) from COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry (Zhoushan) Co.,… more…

Maersk is the First Ocean Carrier to Offer Street Turn (Container Triangulation) Services in the United States and Canada
Businesswire.com

ANTWERP, Belgium--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Avantida, an E2Open company, today announced that Maersk, one of the world’s largest shipping lines, has started to offer street turn services on their platform in the United States and Canada. This represents Avantida’s fir… more…

Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. Achieves Significant Milestones in Restructuring Progress
Businesswire.com

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. announces that the U.S. Bankruptcy court has approved its final Debtor-in-Possession motion. more…