Monthly Archives : Nov 2014

Oil Recovery

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 of oil or other chemicals.

No Comments / 30th Nov 2014

Europe's Seas

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 scientists.

No Comments / 28th Nov 2014

Saving lives at sea

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,

No Comments / 25th Nov 2014

Piracy

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 the founder of one Somali NGO.

1 Comment / 25th Nov 2014

piracy

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.

No Comments / 20th Nov 2014

gulf of mexico

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.

No Comments / 19th Nov 2014

SOLAS: Polar Code

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.

No Comments / 18th Nov 2014

Hammerhead Shark

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 of Wild Animals (CMS), administered by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

No Comments / 17th Nov 2014

Oil Spill On Beach

Local Opponents Depict Oil Slick Engulfing Vancouver Beach

A campaign launched by ReThink Marketing seeks to demonstrate the aftermath of an oil slick.

No Comments / 17th Nov 2014

Parker Kittiwake Doubles Production of the Procal Emissions Analyser

Parker Kittiwake has doubled its manufacturing capacity for procal emissions analyser ahead of the 2015 ECA deadline.

No Comments / 15th Nov 2014

Alfa Laval PureSOx is Readied for Installation Aboard EXMAR Newbuilds

Alfa Laval PureSOx systems will soon be installed by Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction aboard two LPG carriers for Belgian owner/operator EXMAR.

No Comments / 14th Nov 2014

Fuel Saving

Opportunity For Innovation in Fuel Saving Technologies

How the EU Sulphur Directive for Marine Fuels offers an opportunity for innovation in fuel saving technologies

No Comments / 13th Nov 2014

Somalian Pirates

Somalian Pirates Release Indian Asphalt Venture seafarers

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

1 Comment / 5th Nov 2014

Anti-piracy

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 Horn of Africa.

No Comments / 4th Nov 2014

Climate change

Climate Change: Drastic Action needed to Avoid Catastrophe

The world’s top scientists have established and agreed that the warming is “unequivocal”, the impacts of climate change have already been felt.

No Comments / 3rd Nov 2014

oil spill

Oil Spill: BP Oil is Coating the Bottom of the Gulf of Mexico

An estimated 80,000 to 620,000 barrels of oil still coating the bottom of the Gulf after the massive oil spill 4 years ago.

No Comments / 2nd Nov 2014