Monthly Archives : March 2016

living underwater

Living Underwater: A Possibility?

For years people have looked up at the sky and wondered what it would be like to travel into space. The possibility of colonising another planet is exciting and fills us with a sense of immeasurable awe. But what if we turned our eyes a little closer to home?

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Posidonia

Posidonia International Shipping Exhibition

Rooted in Greek shipping, Posidonia continues its strong international growth. 2014 saw a record 1,843 exhibitors and 20,000 buyers from 96 countries, a massive additional audience for your products or services. This is the largest gathering in the international shipping calendar.

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plastic pollution

Plastic Pollution and Plankton

A recent study has highlighted a link between plankton and the staggering impact plastic pollution can have on the sea. A specific type of plankton, called zooplankton have been found to readily ingest microplastics. Rather than being digested, it is excreted in the plankton’s faecal pellets. As a consequence, the plastic waste produced by us, may end up in some of the deepest parts of the ocean, which has so far remained untouched by humans. This is bad news for marine wildlife.

2 Comments / 9th March 2016

Alternative fuels

Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre for LNG and Alternative Fuels Expands

The Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre in Aalborg, Denmark will soon be expanded to five times its current size. This extraordinary development, focused on LNG and other alternative fuels, will address new challenges and possibilities for marine customers as they strive to meet environmental and energy targets. The expansion will create the world’s most advanced test centre for environmental and combustion technology – regardless of fuel type.

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