ICS ‘DEEPLY CONCERNED’ BY CANADA’S PROPOSED TANKER BAN IN NORTHERN BRITISH COLUMBIA WATERS

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) says it is deeply concerned over proposed legislation that would ban crude oil tankers from operating in Canadian waters off Northern British Columbia. The Canadian Parliament is giving consideration to legislation that would have the effect of establishing a moratorium on the shipment of …

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USING THE OCEAN FOR FUTURE ENERGY STORAGE

Electric utilities of many nations operate hydroelectric energy storage batteries that are recharged overnight by pumping potable water uphill and then delivering peak-hour daytime electric power. Drought and increasing populations in many nations increases the attractiveness of using seawater to store energy.   Pumped Storage Many nations operate hydroelectric power generation …

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