Introduction The world’s oceans are facing a monumental challenge—marine plastic pollution. Thankfully, innovative technologies are emerging to combat this environmental crisis. Various ocean cleanup technologies have been developed, aiming to remove plastic debris from our seas and
The Nippon Paint Marine NEOGUARD anti-corrosive coating applied to the cargo holds of the 40,000dwt bulker _Starnes_ has been a key factor in ship manager HJH Shipmanagement GmbH being able to extend cargo hold maintenance. _Starnes_, delivered from the Chengxi Shipyard in 2020, was delivered with a full range of Nippon Paint Marine protective coating […]
Recent environmental initiatives introduced at Orkney port include some extensive projects that focus on reducing carbon emissions and preserving marine ecology. Back in 2019, Orkney Islands Council announced the beginning of a project to reduce the environmental impact of the ships docked at Orkney port. The project was delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The […]
The marine industry has a great opportunity to reduce its carbon footprint. Developing and growing economies, as well as developing countries, can benefit from the unique commercial and development prospects it provides. According to the World Bank, developing countries with abundant renewable energy resources have the potential to tap into a future fuel market worth […]
Pioneering research into green propulsion technology is underway across the maritime sector in an effort to decarbonise shipping and find viable alternative marine fuels. The Isle of Man Ship Registry (IOMSR) believes flag states have an important role to play in promoting green shipping by creating a pragmatic regulatory framework which rewards innovation and helps […]
Located between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, the Aral Sea is an endorheic lake that was once the fourth largest lake in the world covering an area of over 68,000 square kilometres and containing 10 grams of salt per liter.
Without a thriving marine ecosystem, we face more dangers from climate change. Fortunately, there are efforts to keep the oceans clean. And as an environmentally conscious individual, you can also protect the health of the sea.
Just when things couldn’t get worse, the COVID-19 pandemic has added to an already alarming problem for the last few years.
While we are all glued to the situation in hospitals where people are dying every day because of COVID-19, there’s also an unseen devastation that’s happening in our oceans
The radiation from Fukushima, for instance, bled into the ocean when the Fukushima Daichi nuclear power plant was damaged during the 2011 earthquake in Japan. What was released are dozens of radioactive elements in large quantities.