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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

polluted rivers

Dying Rivers and Lakes in the World Due to Pollution

The third largest river in the world and the most sacred river in Hinduism has now become one of the filthiest. After all, this is where 400 million people living near it dump their waste.

No Comments / 24th December 2019

polluted waters

Oysters Could Be the Solution to Hong Kong’s Polluted Waters

This concept was inspired by an initiative made by the New York Harbor School called the “Billion Oyster Project” that aims to restore one billion live oysters in the waters of the New York Harbor by 2035. 

No Comments / 2nd December 2019

Ocean Cleanup

We Are Seeing the Beginning of the World’s Largest Ocean Cleanup

What scientists call the “wow factor” of ocean trash is a huge wake up call for the world’s population, especially with the effects being increasingly felt around the world. It’s about time that we get our act together and find solutions to clean up this mess.

No Comments / 29th November 2019

LNG

DNG Energy: South Africa Will Be a Major Global Force Within LNG Bunker Market

DNG Energy’s continuing development of LNG bunkering facilities at Algoa Bay utilises Africa’s abundance of natural gas reserves to overcome the shortage of infrastructure as a barrier to the adoption of LNG as a fuel.

Comments Off on DNG Energy: South Africa Will Be a Major Global Force Within LNG Bunker Market / 24th November 2019

Plastic Pollution

It’s Time to Fight Plastic Pollution in the Oceans: Here’s What We Can Do

Most of us are using plastic now more than ever because it’s easy to use, affordable and durable. So, it’s not surprising that plastic has started to accumulate not only in dumpsters but also in places where they shouldn’t be.

Comments Off on It’s Time to Fight Plastic Pollution in the Oceans: Here’s What We Can Do / 22nd November 2019

International Oil Spill

International Oil Spill Conference 2020

All stakeholders gather to exchange research and lessons learned from previous oil spill responses to help move towards a common objective.

Comments Off on International Oil Spill Conference 2020 / 22nd November 2019

Fast Crew Supplier

To Support Offshore Wind Ambitions, Hung Hua Construction of Taiwan Orders Third Fast Crew Supplier

The contract was signed by the two parties at the start of September and, with the vessel already on stock at Damen Shipyards Singapore, it will be delivered this month following finishing and some customisation.

Comments Off on To Support Offshore Wind Ambitions, Hung Hua Construction of Taiwan Orders Third Fast Crew Supplier / 15th November 2019