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rising sea levels

Sea Levels Are Rising and Here’s Why

Climate change is still the number one cause of rising sea levels. Burning fossil fuel adds more greenhouse gas into the atmosphere, which traps heats and increases the temperature of the earth.

No Comments / 2nd September 2019

endangered marine mammals

The Last Days of These Endangered Marine Mammals?

The world has changed so much over the last few years. Unfortunately, these changes also caused the demise of some of the world’s most important animals.

No Comments / 1st September 2019

iShipping

iShipping Conference September 5th in Copenhagen

There’s a lot of noise in the digital + shipping market. The annual iShipping forum in Copenhagen this September aims to help you get a clearer picture of what is going on – which technology developments you should care most about, or which have the biggest impact on your business.

Comments Off on iShipping Conference September 5th in Copenhagen / 31st August 2019

MPSVs

Cargo Systems to be Delivered to Wärtsilä design MPSVs by PG

Under the contract, Norwegian liquid handling and pump specialist PG Flow Solutions will supply a comprehensive hydraulically driven cargo system with pumps, mud agitators, hydraulic power pack and control system to each of the two vessels.

Comments Off on Cargo Systems to be Delivered to Wärtsilä design MPSVs by PG / 29th August 2019

Digital Ship: Maritime CIO Forum Tokyo 29 August 2019

In pursuit of safety and efficiency, Maritime CIO Forum aims at helping shipping companies learn new ways to operate their vessels better with digital technology.

Comments Off on Digital Ship: Maritime CIO Forum Tokyo 29 August 2019 / 19th August 2019

James Coogan

Melting Arctic Glaciers: Underwater Robotic Ocean Explorer Will Go On a ‘dangerous’ Arctic Mission

A team from the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) in Oban, led by oceanographer Prof Mark Inall, will deploy a small autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) known as an ecoSUB to the foot of a melting glacier in Arctic Norway.

Comments Off on Melting Arctic Glaciers: Underwater Robotic Ocean Explorer Will Go On a ‘dangerous’ Arctic Mission / 5th August 2019

Climate change

How Climate Change Causes Death of Penguin Fledglings in Argentina and Antarctica

Evidence from two separate studies revealed that global warming has a direct impact on the plight of the penguins. In Argentina, where the biggest colony of Magellanic penguins in the world is found, chicks are dead due to climate change.

Comments Off on How Climate Change Causes Death of Penguin Fledglings in Argentina and Antarctica / 5th August 2019

whale population

Recent Calf Sightings Could Mean Improved Recovery of Whale Population

In 2018, no whale calves were spotted in their breeding ground off the Florida and Georgia coasts. It wasn’t until the end of December when the first calf was spotted and a total of 7 more were seen afterward.

Comments Off on Recent Calf Sightings Could Mean Improved Recovery of Whale Population / 4th August 2019

marine litter

Marine Litter: UK and Belizean Scientists Work Together in Tackling Marine Litter

This effort is in line with the country’s goal to reduce litter, which can be dangerous to marine life since garbage and other plastic materials may be mistaken for food.

No Comments / 22nd July 2019

Marintec China 3-6 December 2019

From shipbuilding raw components, electrical systems, deck and safety equipment, port constructions to shipbuilding systems and technology, all maritime related products and services can be found in Marintec China.

Comments Off on Marintec China 3-6 December 2019 / 22nd July 2019

VARD/Kjell Stian Brunes

Financing of Six Stern Trawlers Initiated by Export Credit Norway

Export Credit Norway will provide export financing for six of the seven stern trawlers, at a total loan amount of approximately NOK 500 million, with the Icelandic bank Landsbankinn acting as guarantor for the loans.

Comments Off on Financing of Six Stern Trawlers Initiated by Export Credit Norway / 22nd July 2019

Kitsap

New 43m Contract for Kitsap Fast Ferry Service Signed by BMT

The custom design project will once again see the UK’s leading engineering design consultancy partner with US shipyard Nichols Brothers Boat Builders (NBBB) and will join the Kitsap Fast Ferry service in Seattle once completed. 

Comments Off on New 43m Contract for Kitsap Fast Ferry Service Signed by BMT / 15th July 2019

ocean plastic

Can Ocean Plastic Turn Into a Travel Bag? A Startup Says Yes

The world has become highly dependent on plastic without even noticing it. But now, we are slowly drowning in plastic and it’s doing more harm than good to the only planet we call home.

No Comments / 15th July 2019

dying corals

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.

Comments Off on Pantone’s Glowing, Glowing, Gone Campaign Reminds Us That Corals Are Dying / 8th July 2019

plastic waste

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.

Comments Off on Will England Finally be Plastic-Free in 2020? / 8th July 2019

Blockchain

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.

Comments Off on Blockchain Consortium Launched by Maritime Blockchain Labs and Rainmaking / 8th July 2019