The Marine Environment: Understanding our connection with it

This article was created in the framework of the three-year-long Marine Environment and Science Awareness Campaign, implemented by HELMEPA across 12 Greek cities.

Massive Climate March Walrus Style

What is believed by scientists to be the biggest amassing of Pacific walruses on record is being attributed to climate change. Point Lay, an island in northwest Alaska, was the venue for the gathering of more than 35,000 of these portly...

Pacific Islanders Threatened By Climate Change Face A Legal Black Hole

Indigenous communities make up five percent of the world’s population, and are often directly and drastically affected by climate change, even when they aren't forced to relocate. And those like Ursula Rakova whose land is disappearing from beneath their feet have to negotiate a transition without any legal framework to guide them.

SOLAS: Majority of Global Tanker Fleet Have Yet to Adopt ECDIS Ahead of the 2015 Deadline

UKHO calls on tanker owners and operators to ensure compliance with SOLAS rules on ECDIS carriage.

IMO joins international Ebola travel and transport task force

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has joined the international ad hoc Ebola Travel and Transport Task Force.

Innovation & technology

Wildlife

Ballast Water: Japan Ratifies IMO Ballast Water Convention

Japan announced ratification of the ballast water convention, and only 2.98% remains of the 35% global tonnage required to enforce the...

- 15th October 2014

Hyde Marine to Provide B-Box Ballast Water Treatment Service

HYDE MARINE TO PROVIDE B-BOX BALLAST WATER TREATMENT SERVICE, NIOZ TESTING PROTOCOL TO HELP VALIDATE SYSTEM PERFORMANCE

- 3rd September 2014

Newbuild, Retrofit Or A Pioneering Mobile

Ballast Water Treatment -Damen Has BWT Solutions For Every Vessel Damen started to address the ballast water treatment challenge several years ago,...

- 21st August 2014

Livewires: Ballast Water – RWO Continues Its Success Story With Eanballast

German owner Hansa Shipping together with Chinese shipyard Jiangsu New Yangzi Shipbuilding have decided to equip four new vessels with ballast...

- 29th June 2014

Glamox at the SMM 2014: New Products to Improve Maritime Security

Glamox Group presents special LED luminaires for use in demanding environments as well as innovative searchlights for more maritime security.

- 2nd September 2014

Excellence In Environmental & Emergency Solutions

Established in 1992, NRC is a global provider of environmental, industrial and emergency solutions. We work in partnership with clients to...

- 17th May 2014

Green Award Certification: The Benefit Of Efforts

From Tallinn to Tokyo and from Venice to Vancouver: the Green Award Foundation is active all over the world with the...

- 16th April 2014

Maritime Waste: Our Oceans Are Threatened By A Toxic Tide

Modern mariners are more likely to observe man-made junk than the wonders of nature. The ocean can be a lonely place....

- 18th March 2014

Nitrogen Oxide Emissions: new product for exhaust after-treatment introduced by L’Orange

L'Orange has introduced L’ONOX, a new concept in the field of exhaust after-treatment for large marine, offshore, power plant and railway...

- 9th October 2014

Glamox at the SMM 2014: New Products to Improve Maritime Security

Glamox Group presents special LED luminaires for use in demanding environments as well as innovative searchlights for more maritime security.

- 2nd September 2014

Zero Emission: Eco cranes for Brazil

Super Terminals in Brazil, buying eco cranes from Kalmar of Finland. The E-One2 zero emission gantry cranes (RTGs) include an...

- 30th August 2014

Battling Air Pollution: Air Quality Monitoring For Faroe Islands

Two air quality monitoring stations are installed on Faroe islands to monitor the environment and provide air quality data to...

- 24th August 2014