Tag : safe seas

green technologies

Adoption of Green Technologies Can Slash Ship Operation Costs

Thordon Bearings will present a paper at a major conference in Copenhagen, next week, where the polymer bearings specialist will emphasise how the adoption of green technologies can slash ship operation costs.

Comments Off on Adoption of Green Technologies Can Slash Ship Operation Costs / 14th March 2018

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

licensed mariners

MITAGS-PMI Gap-Closing Training, STCW Manila

Linthicum Heights, Maryland-Glen Paine, Executive Director of MITAGS-PMI announced that the institute has published its STCW Gap-Closing Schedule, which goes through March 2017.

Comments Off on MITAGS-PMI Gap-Closing Training, STCW Manila / 29th July 2016


1,000km East African Kitesurf Completed by Pacific Basin’s Jacob Bliksted Sørensen

Pacific Basin shipping executive Jacob Bliksted Sørensen has successfully completed his 1,000km solo charity kitesurf expedition between Mozambique & Kenya.

Comments Off on 1,000km East African Kitesurf Completed by Pacific Basin’s Jacob Bliksted Sørensen / 4th September 2015

Reduce Pollution

Ambitious Plan To Reduce Pollution & Restore The Baltic

HELCOM has adopted an ambitious overarching action plan to drastically reduce pollution to the Baltic Sea and restore its good ecological status by 2021.

No Comments / 22nd July 2015


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

CO2 Emissions

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.

No Comments / 17th February 2015

Port State Control

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 checks.

1 Comment / 10th January 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

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