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Pantone’s Glowing, Glowing, Gone Campaign Reminds Us That Corals Are Dying

It all started with a documentary called “Chasing Coral” where a team from The Ocean Agency was able to film an extraordinary site in New Caledonia’s coral reef. The corals looked like they were glowing, but their rare vibrant colours weren’t because they were beautiful. It was a sign that they were dying.

Will England Finally be Plastic-Free in 2020?

Currently, 316 million plastic drink stirrers, 4.7 billion plastic straws and 1.8 billion plastic-stemmed cotton buds are used in England each year. But starting April 2020, the government plans to eradicate the usage of these plastic products by restricting their availability.

Blockchain: Blockchain Consortium Launched by Maritime Blockchain Labs and Rainmaking to Tackle Mis-declaration of Dangerous Goods

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

Maritime Cyprus 2019 Conference 6th – 9th October

The “Maritime Cyprus” Conference is an established biennial event in Cyprus organised by the Shipping Deputy Ministry in cooperation with the Cyprus Shipping Chamber and the Cyprus Union of Shipowners.

Hull Cleaning: Eco-friendly Hull Cleaning Solution Launched by HullWiper in Partnership With Immersub

The introduction of a safe and green hull cleaning solution supports the Mauritius Ports Authority ‘Green Port Concept’ for sustainable and eco-friendly port activities.

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Will England Finally be Plastic-Free in 2020?

Currently, 316 million plastic drink stirrers, 4.7 billion plastic straws and 1.8 billion plastic-stemmed cotton buds are used in England each...

- 8th July 2019

Climate Change: What Does It Mean For Marine Life?

Climate change has had a startling effect on the rising temperatures of the oceans. Scientists predict that water temperatures will hit...

- 18th June 2019

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...

- 10th March 2019

Threatened Bat and Marine Species Granted Protection under CMS

Good news for the bats and some marine species because the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) has recently granted them protected...

- 17th November 2017

Blockchain: Blockchain Consortium Launched by Maritime Blockchain Labs and Rainmaking to Tackle Mis-declaration of Dangerous Goods

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

MacGregor to Deliver Another Eight Complete Hatch Cover Sets to Hyundai Mipo Dockyard

These build on contracts secured earlier this year to supply 18 hatch cover sets for the same series of containerships, bringing...

- 24th December 2018

Thordon Retrofits Solves Navenor’s Bearing Problems

Thordon Bearings has completed a range of water-lubricated and grease-free bearing installations to a third salt lugger in the Salinor/Navenor fleet,...

- 3rd December 2018

Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen Supporting Construction of Offshore Substation

The Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm, owned by Northland Power, will be an impressive wind farm with 33 turbines, situated 95...

- 26th November 2018

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

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