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Ports Keeping Britain Supplied

COVID-19: How Are Ports Keeping Britain Supplied?

In the midst of this pandemic, one of the biggest challenges for any government is to keep the supply chains moving without increasing the risk for spreading the virus.

No Comments / 28th April 2020

Marine Life Thrives

Marine Life Thrives Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic

After having people encroach on their natural habitat for decades, animals above land and below water are having a new lease on life.

No Comments / 22nd April 2020

Merchant Mariners

How Covid-19 is Affecting Merchant Mariners

Like other industries, the global health crisis has adversely affected shipping and maritime industries. Trade fell as millions of workers and consumers are in lockdown.

No Comments / 17th April 2020

Marine life during pandemic

Coronavirus: The Sea and Its Marine Life Are Finally Getting a Rest Because of the Pandemic

Although the invention of ships and other marine vessels has been greatly beneficial to humans, the noise they bring to the oceans has been detrimental to marine life.

No Comments / 23rd March 2020

pink jellyfish

Coronavirus: Deserted Beach in the Philippines Is Now Teeming With Pink Jellyfish

Now that there are no people around their natural habitat, this population of pink jellyfish no longer feels threatened, making them rise to the surface.

No Comments / 18th March 2020

Heat Records

Heat Records Set in the Antarctic Peninsula: How Long Will It Stand?

The Esperanza Base on the northern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula recorded an 18.3-Celsius temperature on February 6, 2020, the hottest temperature yet for Antarctica and almost the same temperature as Los Angeles in California that day.

No Comments / 11th March 2020

Digital Ship Vessel Performance

Digital Ship Vessel Performance Cyprus 17 March 2020

Natasa Pilides, Deputy Minister of Shipping for the Republic of Cyprus will be giving a keynote talk about the role Cyprus has to play in the industry and what can be expected in the future.

Comments Off on Digital Ship Vessel Performance Cyprus 17 March 2020 / 6th March 2020

Coral Bleaching

The Most Extensive Coral Bleaching Is Threatening the Great Barrier Reef

Coral bleaching is a phenomenon where corals release symbiotic algae living in their tissues due to stress caused by changes in light, temperature or nutrients. This results in the corals turning completely white.

No Comments / 28th February 2020

Circular Economy

Circular Economy: Exploring the Possibility of a World Without Trash

This effort is led by Circle Economy, an international movement that aims to change everything that humanity has done within the past two centuries to give way for a better future without trash.

No Comments / 23rd February 2020

Posidonia 2020

Posidonia 2020 To Be One Of The Biggest Ever

This will be the sixth decade of continuous service to the international maritime industry and the Greek shipping community. There will be more than 2000 exhibitors and tens of thousands of trade visitors from all over the world.

Comments Off on Posidonia 2020 To Be One Of The Biggest Ever / 14th February 2020

plant one million trees

£5.5 Million Cairngorms Wildlife Project Aims to Plant One Million Trees

Located in Northeast Scotland, Cairngorms National Park is the largest of its kind in the British Isles, but its wildlife has been threatened over the years, mostly due to a decline in trees in the area. This year, an initiative…

No Comments / 6th February 2020

maritime digital transformation forum

Maritime Digital Transformation Forum in Copenhagen 6th Feb 2020

Mikkel Hansen, CEO of Maritime Development Center will offer an introduction and overview of the most important recent happenings in maritime digitalisation, where are we? And where must we make improvements?

Comments Off on Maritime Digital Transformation Forum in Copenhagen 6th Feb 2020 / 29th January 2020

aral sea vanishing

The Aral Sea Is Vanishing and There Are Serious Consequences of this Disaster

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.

No Comments / 23rd January 2020

ocean plastic

Ocean Plastic Is Eating Up the World, But These Technologies Won’t Let That Happen

Today, at least 5.25 trillion pieces of plastic debris can be found in the ocean. 269,000 tonnes of that is floating on the surface while a staggering 4 billion plastic microfibers per square kilometer is scatter deep in the sea.

No Comments / 22nd January 2020

air lubrication systems

TMC Launches Compressors For Use With Air Lubrication Systems

TMC’s marine compressed air systems for air lubrication systems can be utilised to generate the required stream of air bubbles that passes continuously beneath the ship’s surface, thereby reducing frictional resistance between the hull and the seawater.

Comments Off on TMC Launches Compressors For Use With Air Lubrication Systems / 11th January 2020

nuclear pollution

How nuclear pollution affects the ocean waters, the environment, and humans

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.

No Comments / 3rd January 2020