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plastic waste

Plastic Waste: Research Says That Our Plastic Waste Is Harming Sharks and Rays

The problem with plastic waste has long been a cause of debate for many countries around the world. But while several efforts have been made to help lessen the world’s waste, hundreds of sharks and rays are still dying.

No Comments / 11th October 2019

marine pollution

Marine Pollution: What’s Really Causing It?

According to studies, the leading causes of ocean pollution include industrial waste, sewage, thermal pollution and nuclear waste.

No Comments / 10th October 2019

AecorLink AB Awarded Contract by Viking Line to Deliver High-speed Broadband

The demand for fast broadband is constantly increasing and with this new project it will satisfy the present and the future demand for the ferry operator itself, its guests and the crew.

Comments Off on AecorLink AB Awarded Contract by Viking Line to Deliver High-speed Broadband / 4th October 2019

renewable wind energy

To Support Expansion of Norsepower Rotor Sail Technology, OGCI Climate Investments Leads €8 Million Investment

The investment enables Norsepower to scale up production at its manufacturing facilities as part of a next phase of commercialisation triggered by demand for its renewable wind energy propulsion systems.

Comments Off on To Support Expansion of Norsepower Rotor Sail Technology, OGCI Climate Investments Leads €8 Million Investment / 29th September 2019

climate action

UN Climate Action Summit: Maritime Shipping’s Moon-shot Ambition Announced

The Getting to Zero Coalition will lead the push for shipping’s decarbonization with the mutual goal of having commercially viable zero emission vessels operating along deep sea trade routes by 2030.

Comments Off on UN Climate Action Summit: Maritime Shipping’s Moon-shot Ambition Announced / 23rd September 2019

ballast water

Ballast Water Management Convention Deadline: InvaSave Proves Ready to Help Vessel Owners in Time

This summer the InvaSave crew teamed up with local service provider Tradebe Santander  (Tradebe Company) to receive ballast water from a tanker in Gijon. What appears to be a simple exercise has significant ramifications for all operational vessels – particularly older builds.

Comments Off on Ballast Water Management Convention Deadline: InvaSave Proves Ready to Help Vessel Owners in Time / 16th September 2019

Marimtime CIO Forum in Rotterdam on 19th September

With topical presentations, panel discussions, Q&A sessions and innovator’s showcase the day is set to be both informative and engaging.

Comments Off on Marimtime CIO Forum in Rotterdam on 19th September / 16th September 2019

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

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

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