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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

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

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.

Comments Off on Maritime Cyprus 2019 Conference 6th – 9th October / 8th July 2019

hull cleaning

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.

Comments Off on Hull Cleaning: Eco-friendly Hull Cleaning Solution Launched by HullWiper in Partnership With Immersub / 5th July 2019

VARD

Seawater Cooling Ordered By VARD For Newbuild Cable Layer

The Hydroniq Rack seawater cooler offers several operational and economic advantages compared with traditional plate heat exchangers. The system provides a simplified and short pipeline for seawater and has very low pressure loss which reduces energy consumption for seawater pumps and thus lower fuel consumption.

Comments Off on Seawater Cooling Ordered By VARD For Newbuild Cable Layer / 1st July 2019

rising sea levels

Climate Change and Rising Sea Levels

Global sea levels are rising, and this possible catastrophic reality can be attributed to two rather major factors, and with many people in the world living within coastal towns and communities, the impact of these rising sea levels cannot be ignored.

No Comments / 1st July 2019

Oil Spill: Containment, Recovery and Consequences

Oil spills are considered one of the major forms of pollution, which clearly says a lot about their effect on the environment, particularly on marine life. Oil tankers can spill crude oil, while vessels, vehicles and pipelines can release liquid…

No Comments / 1st July 2019

climate change

Earth Under Fire: What is Causing Climate Change?

The consensus among the scientific community is that the greenhouse effect has been the leading cause of climate change.

No Comments / 30th June 2019

Clean Shipping Award

Compac Seawater-lubricated Propeller Shaft System By Thordon Bearings Wins Seatrade Clean Shipping Award

The COMPAC bearing system, which Thordon now offers with a lifetime bearing wear life guarantee, prevents the leakage of millions of litres of oil into the world’s oceans and reduces ship operating costs associated with aft seals and lubricating oil.

Comments Off on Compac Seawater-lubricated Propeller Shaft System By Thordon Bearings Wins Seatrade Clean Shipping Award / 29th June 2019

oil spill

The BP Oil Spill

As we all know, the BP oil spill in 2010 was good for absolutely nobody. This slick substance now sits on the surface of the scene of the crime.

2 Comments / 27th June 2019