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Boost aseptic process efficiency with enhanced diaphragm valves – now 25% more compact

Big aseptic performance, smaller Unique DV-ST UltraPure diaphragm valves. The all-new, extended range of Alfa Laval Unique DV-ST UltraPure diaphragm valves makes high-performance aseptic processing easier than ever. Fully customizable, the enhanced, ATEX-compliant range comes with slimmer stainless-steel actuators and...

Crew performs remote sensor installation supported by Hoppe Marine for Diamond Bulk Carriers and Mitsubishi Ore Transport to access Nautilus Platform for fleet optimization during COVID-19

Diamond Bulk Carriers Pte. Ltd. and Mitsubishi Ore Transport Co., Ltd commenced a partnership with Nautilus Labs and Hoppe Marine GmbH with the goal of maximizing vessel and voyage profits while reducing their carbon footprint. (New York / Hamburg /...

Ardmore Shipping chooses Lean Marine’s FuelOpt to enhance fleet efficiency

Successful performance of Lean Marine’s FuelOpt™ on the Ardmore Sealion prompts Ardmore Shipping to equip the balance of its fleet with propulsion optimization technology to improve overall fleet efficiency GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN, MAY 18, 2021: Swedish propulsion optimization experts Lean Marine...

Innovative 2,500 TEU Container Vessel “Trade Wings 2,500” from VPLP Design, Alwena Shipping, SDARI and AYRO receives Approval in Principle from Bureau Veritas

Paris La Défense, 17 May 2021 – The “Trade Wings 2,500”, an innovative container ship with a capacity of 2,500 TEU (Twenty-Foot Equivalent Unit), designed jointly by VPLP Design, Alwena Shipping, SDARI, and AYRO has received Approval in Principle from Bureau Veritas. With an...

NORSEPOWER ANNOUNCES INSTALLATION OF FIVE TILTABLE ROTOR SAILS ON A VLOC CHARTERED BY VALE

New-build bulker utilises wind propulsion to maximise reduction of carbon emissions by up to 3,400 tons of CO2 per year. HELSINKI – 13 May 2021: Norsepower Oy Ltd., the leading global provider of auxiliary wind propulsion systems, today announced the installation of five...

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Cleaner Seas is an online publication that covers the whole range of marine environmental issues and legislation, ranging from matters such as oil pollution prevention to control of funnel emissions and from the dumping of rubbish to use of antifoulings. It is produced with the active assistance and support of the major maritime organisations. Cleaner Seas has three main objectives: to keep shipping decision makers up to date with environmental issues, to inform a wider readership of what action is already being taken by shipping to prevent environmental damage and to project a balanced view of the industry’s environmental record, which is far better than the tabloid press would have us believe.

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Ocean Acidification: Why it’s Dangerous for the Ocean and Sea Life

With forests being replaced by buildings and housing projects, carbon dioxide concentrations have also increased rapidly over the years. These have...

- 31st December 2020

The BMA is a Proud Supporter of Marine Sustainability

As a maritime nation, consisting of an archipelago of some 700 islands, rocks and cays spread over some 100,000 square miles...

- 23rd December 2020

Overfishing: Why It’s Time To Tackle It Now Before It’s Too Late

Overfishing has been a growing problem around the world for years now and it happens when too much fish is caught...

- 23rd December 2020

Saving Coral Reefs: What’s Working for Scientists?

We see them mostly in photographs captured by divers who showcase their beauty underwater. But coral reefs are more than just...

- 29th June 2020

Innovative 2,500 TEU Container Vessel “Trade Wings 2,500” from VPLP Design, Alwena Shipping, SDARI and AYRO receives Approval in Principle from Bureau Veritas

Paris La Défense, 17 May 2021 – The “Trade Wings 2,500”, an innovative container ship with a capacity of 2,500 TEU (Twenty-Foot Equivalent...

- 17th May 2021

NORSEPOWER ANNOUNCES INSTALLATION OF FIVE TILTABLE ROTOR SAILS ON A VLOC CHARTERED BY VALE

New-build bulker utilises wind propulsion to maximise reduction of carbon emissions by up to 3,400 tons of CO2 per year. HELSINKI...

- 14th May 2021

IHM Maintenance

Until recently the 2020-deadline for Inventory of Hazardous Materials Part I – hazardous materials in structure and equipment (IHM) for existing...

- 24th February 2021

Blockchain Consortium Launched by Maritime Blockchain Labs and Rainmaking

According to the Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS), nearly 25% of all serious incidents onboard containerships were attributable to mis-declared cargo.

- 8th July 2019

Piracy: The Face Of A Modern Pirate

Say the word pirate to anyone these days and many would automatically think of Captain Hook, arch nemesis of Peter Pan,...

- 14th June 2019

Sea Piracy: The Impact on Seafarers and Their Families

Modern-day pirates may not wear an eye patch or wave a sword in your face, but they are more real and...

- 20th April 2019

Anti Piracy: Seychelles – Paradise Under Attack by Pirates

By Lilly Black Seychelles has long had a reputation for being a honeymooner’s paradise. Beautiful beaches, palm trees, year round sunlight...

- 8th December 2015

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