With forests being replaced by buildings and housing projects, carbon dioxide concentrations have also increased rapidly over the years. These have resulted to different incidents including a decrease in the ocean’s pH units.
Monthly Archives : December 2020
As a maritime nation, consisting of an archipelago of some 700 islands, rocks and cays spread over some 100,000 square miles of beautiful coral seas; preservation of the marine environment is paramount to The Bahamas.
Geospatial, or location data, is having a significant impact on our lives. It is transforming the way we complete everyday tasks, supports key decisions on where to develop vital infrastructure and helps us to use resources efficiently.
Comments Off on Power of Location Data to be Unlocked Across the UK’s Blue Economy with Geospatial Data Strategy / 23rd December 2020
Overfishing has been a growing problem around the world for years now and it happens when too much fish is caught at once that it’s hard for the breeding population to replenish its stocks.
Just when things couldn’t get worse, the COVID-19 pandemic has added to an already alarming problem for the last few years.
Verifavia Shipping Provides IHM Maintenance Services for 350 Vessels in the Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement Fleet
Maintenance involves ensuring the IHM is continuously updated with relevant suppliers documents such as Material Declarations (MDs) and Suppliers Documents of Conformity (SDoCs) throughout the ship’s operational life and renewed every five years. It covers all items and equipment that are installed, modernised or replaced.
Comments Off on Verifavia Shipping Provides IHM Maintenance Services for 350 Vessels in the Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement Fleet / 16th December 2020
Tender Opportunity for Subsidised Ferry Link Between Cyprus and Greece Announced by Cyprus Shipping Deputy Ministry
Following the massive expression of support from the general public, a policy decision by the Government of the Republic of Cyprus has been taken to put into motion the process of re-establishing the ferry connection, which previously operated until the year 2000.
Comments Off on Tender Opportunity for Subsidised Ferry Link Between Cyprus and Greece Announced by Cyprus Shipping Deputy Ministry / 15th December 2020
These counterfeit items pose a significant danger to crew, vessels and cargo, as they have not been assessed by UKHO experts nor supplied by an authorised ADMIRALTY Chart Agent, who both perform vital quality assurance to ensure the integrity of information in genuine products.
Comments Off on Dangers Posed by Counterfeit ADMIRALTY Products Highlighted by UKHO / 14th December 2020
Faroe Islands Capability to Successfully Develop & Build High-specification Vessels Showcased by Bureau Veritas Classed Vessel
Measuring 54 metres in length, Jákup Sverri, which will conduct work for the Faroe Marine Research Institute, is packed with the latest specialized and highly automated equipment for oceanographic and fishing research activities, including pelagic and bottom trawling, underwater acoustic research, hydrographic, seismic, ROV operations, and plankton and bottom sampling.
Comments Off on Faroe Islands Capability to Successfully Develop & Build High-specification Vessels Showcased by Bureau Veritas Classed Vessel / 13th December 2020
Droughts and water can’t be on the same sentence, or at least that’s what we think. When we imagine a drought, we usually think about dry, hot, dusty and cracked land or dried lakes, streams or rivers due to the lack of water or less precipitation.
In addition to Seafarers UK’s existing annual grants programme and in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Seafarers UK has established a new COVID-19 Emergency Fund of £2 million this year to support merchant seafarers and British fishers through the COVID-19 crisis.
Latest challenge invites innovators to identify how marine geospatial data can be used to find suitable sites for offshore wind and tidal wave energy infrastructure
Comments Off on New Innovation Challenge Launched by UKHO and Cefas to Support Growth in Offshore Renewable Energy / 2nd December 2020
Polar states can take immediate action to avoid another decade of HFO use in the Arctic and mitigate black carbon risks from VLSFO
Comments Off on Methanol Put in Pole Position as Safe Clean Arctic Fuel by CEN Workshop Agreement / 1st December 2020