Category : Safe seas

Hull Biofouling: Subsea Industries Welcomes Tau Research

According to recent research published by Tel Aviv University’s School of Zoology, half the ships passing along the Mediterranean coast of Israel are carrying invasive ascidians, presenting a global threat to ecosystems around the world.

Comments Off on Hull Biofouling: Subsea Industries Welcomes Tau Research / 19th July 2017

liquefied natural gas

Three New Members Welcomed by SEA\LNG to Grow its Reach and Experience

SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, announced the addition of three new members to the coalition. All representing key aspects of the LNG value chain, Bureau Veritas, Clean Marine Energy, and Gas Natural Fenosa have joined SEA\LNG to break down the barriers to LNG uptake and assure its vital role as a clean and economically viable alternative to traditional bunker fuels.

Comments Off on Three New Members Welcomed by SEA\LNG to Grow its Reach and Experience / 17th February 2017

shipwreck

Part of Believed Tsunami Shipwreck Found Off Oregon Coast

Part of believed tsunami Shipwreck sighted near the Oregon Coast.

No Comments / 22nd April 2015

Wreck Removal

Wreck Removal Convention Enters into Force

The Nairobi International Wreck Removal Convention enters into force.

No Comments / 16th April 2015

Sea Water

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 – seawater.

No Comments / 8th January 2015

unsafe seas

IMO Calling to Address Unsafe Sea Passages

IMO has joined with other UN agencies in calling for concerted action from the international community to address unsafe sea passages.

1 Comment / 12th December 2014

dead sea animals

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 facility in Japan.

2 Comments / 11th December 2014

rescue operation

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.

1 Comment / 11th December 2014

Cruise Ship

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 ocean every year.

3 Comments / 10th December 2014

Marine life

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 deadly effects on marine life.

No Comments / 6th December 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 November 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 November 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 November 2014

Maritime Secutiry

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.

2 Comments / 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 support their business activities worldwide, delivering comprehensive, costeffective and safety-driven solutions even under the most challenging conditions. NRC is…

No Comments / 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 certification scheme for dry bulk carriers, oil tankers, LNG carriers and inland navigation vessels that go above and beyond…

1 Comment / 16th April 2014