The Arctic Ignorance

The Arctic is usually joked as being the home of Igloos & penguins. However, the actual history of the Arctic goes far beyond what we might have considered.

Need for Action to Address Illegal Sea Passage by Migrants

IMO Secretary-General called for more concerted action to address the issue of criminals who organize illegal and unregulated sea passage by migrants.

CO2 Emissions And The False Solutions

The rising levels of CO2 emissions that are within the planet’s atmosphere are beginning to cause something known as ocean acidification.

The First ProZero 12m DC Light Pilotboat to Sea Charter A/S Delivered by Tuco.

Tuco Marine delivers the first ProZero 12m DC light pilotboat specially designed and equipped for Pilot services to the shipping company Sea Charter A/S.

Updated Vessel General Permit Compliance With a New Verification Service

US Vessel General Permit (VGP) have brought new technical and reporting requirements for vessels operating in US waters

Innovation & technology

Oil spill

Could Megalodon Still Exist?

As one of the largest vertebrate predators the planet has ever witnessed, the Megalodon is one of the most popular creatures...

- 7th January 2015

500 More Dead Sea Animals

Another mysterious wave of dead sea animals has washed ashore in Peru, the possible consequence of radiation releases from the nuclear...

- 11th December 2014

Billion Gallons of Sewage Dumped in the Ocean by Cruise Ships Every Year

Cruise ships are not the most environmentally friendly vacation destination. With over a billion gallons of sewage dumped into the open...

- 10th December 2014

CMS Gives Long-Awaited Protected Status to Six Shark Species

On Sunday, November 9, 2014 several shark species were finally granted protection under the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species...

- 17th November 2014

Flaws in Port State Control Regime Revealed By ‘Ghost ships’

Smuggling of migrants to Europe on two merchant ships has raised questions over the effectiveness of port state control and maritime...

- 10th January 2015

New Chemical Tanker Safety Guide Published by ICS

A fully updated edition of the definitive industry guidance on chemical tanker safety has just been published by the International Chamber...

- 13th December 2014

ICS Repsonds to Migrant Crisis with Guidelines for Large Scale Rescue Operations at Sea

the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published new Guidance on Large Scale Rescue Operations at Sea.

- 11th December 2014

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,

- 25th November 2014

Panel Proposes New Jobs to Root Out Piracy

Piracy is the by-product of unemployment and disregard faced by entire generations of young men and women in Somalia, according to...

- 25th November 2014

Anti Piracy: Maritime Security Company Takes Action on New Threats

An international maritime security company is stepping up its services to combat piracy and maritime crime.

- 20th November 2014

Somalian Pirates Release Indian Asphalt Venture seafarers

Seven Indian seafarers held hostage by Somalian pirates for more than four years have been released.

- 5th November 2014

Anti-Piracy: Shipping cuts piracy roots with learning centre Girija Shettar

A anti-piracy initiative has taken shape in Djibouti. Companies in the shipping sector to eliminate the foundations of piracy in the...

- 4th November 2014