Saving Lives at Sea with Wireless Technology

The LYNCEUS project was initiated following the Costa Concordia tragedy with the purpose of revolutionizing rescue operations at sea,

Grand Plan for the Gulf of Mexico’s Revival

A large scale revival plan for the U.S. segment of the Gulf of Mexico coastline has been put together by an alliance of conservation groups.

SOLAS and Polar Code: Maritime Safety Committee will meet 17 – 21 November

IMO's Maritime Safety Committee , which meets in London from 17 to 21 November 2014, is expected to adopt the Polar Code and related amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) to make it mandatory.

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...

Innovation & technology


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


- 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

Seawater is a Viable Environmentally Acceptable Lubricant for Propeller Shafts

Thordon Bearings questions oil-based stern tube seals and bearings when the industry can use the most environmentally safe lubricant there is...

- 8th January 2015

Marine Life: The Invisible Pollution

The oceans are being flooded with a myriad of man-made noises. The impact is producing harmful, and in some cases, even...

- 6th December 2014

Major Focus on Oil Recovery From Wrecked Vessels

Major Focus on Oil Recovery From Wrecked Vessels since they can pose an environmental threat as they often carry large quantities...

- 30th November 2014

Europe’s Seas Face Bleak Future

Europe’s seas are in a “serious state of decline” as a result of coastal development, overfishing and pollution from agriculture, warn...

- 28th November 2014

Maritime law expert from Mexico Dr. José Eusebio Salgado y Salgado received International Maritime Prize

In a special ceremony on 1 December, IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu presented the award, in the form of a silver dolphin,...

- 5th December 2014

SEACOR Environmental Services Middle East Looks Forward to a bright future

SEACOR Environmental Services Middle East (SESME) looks forward to a bright future in becoming the major regional emergency response organisation.

- 5th December 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