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environmental change

Earth Day: Bringing the World Together for Environmental Change

Since its inception, Earth Day has become a substantial part of the modern environmental movement. Bringing the world together for environmental change.

No Comments / 22nd October 2015

alternative biofuel

Alternative Biofuel Source: Why Algae?

Some common questions about the use of algae as an alternative biofuel source.

No Comments / 30th September 2015

climate change

Climate Change: Why We Need Glaciers

The Greenland glacier influences the cycles that help control the weather in the Northern hemisphere, which keeps most of Europe and North America warm.

2 Comments / 19th September 2015

causes of global warming

Causes of Global Warming

The warmer temperatures occurring in the last 50 years are due to human activity. Global warming is happening and it can no longer be ignored.

No Comments / 18th September 2015

Bluefin Tuna: Interesting Facts About A Surprising Endangered Species

Beyond critically endangered there are categories of extinction including extinct in the wild all the way up to entirely extinct. So, here is a little information about on species that is endangered headed in the direction of critically endangered: the Bluefin Tuna.

2 Comments / 26th August 2015

Most Aggresive Shark - Bull shark

The World’s Most Aggressive Shark

White and tiger sharks are well known as some of the largest and most aggressive shark species. Bull sharks are smaller, relatively speaking, but are thought to have attacked more people than any other species. What makes bull sharks so dangerous?

1 Comment / 23rd August 2015

Ship burst into flames

Ship Burst into Flames off Japan

A container ship burst into flames on 12 July in waters off Japan.

No Comments / 15th July 2015

Oceanology International China

Oceanology International China 3-5 November 2015, CECIS, Shanghai

There are just two weeks left to submit your abstract for Oceanology International China 2015 Conference.

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environmental products

Alfa Laval Environmental Products Selected for the New Petrofac JSD6000

Oil and gas industry service provider Petrofac has selected a range of Alfa Laval environmental products for the new Petrofac JSD6000.

No Comments / 25th June 2015

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

10 Worst Oil Spills in World History

Oil spills are one of the main factors that cause long term adverse effect on marine life. The spills take months to clean up and can result in death of thousands of marine animals and birds. It has been found…

2 Comments / 16th June 2015

maritime

Nor-Shipping 2015: Alfa Laval Addresses Marine Industry Topics

To help celebrate the 50th anniversary of Nor-Shipping, Alfa Laval will present its “Count on Alfa Laval” program.

No Comments / 27th May 2015

Ultra-large

World’s First Fleet of Ultra-large, LNG-ready Container Ships

The United Arabic Shipping Company has ordered a total of six new ultra-large and LNG-ready container ships, each with a capacity of 18,800 TEU. The ships will be built with technological support provided by Hamburg-based TECHNOLOG GmbH.

No Comments / 21st May 2015

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Suspected Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Death of a Seafarer

Carbon monoxide poisoning is thought to have been the cause of the death of a seafarer and the loss of consciousness of three other people.

No Comments / 16th May 2015

Great White Shark

The Great White Shark & Frightening Opportunism

A fishing charter that works just off of the coast of New Zealand got a life-changing experience as they found themselves dealing with a Great White Shark.

1 Comment / 9th April 2015

Shipping Losses

Shipping Losses ‘Lowest in 10 Years’

The number of shipping losses dropped to a 10-year low last year, according to the third safety and shipping review.

2 Comments / 5th April 2015

Flex Tunnel

First Two Van der Velden® FLEX Tunnel Systems Sold

Van der Velden Marine Systems is celebrating the first two orders of its Van der Velden® FLEX Tunnel system.

Comments Off on First Two Van der Velden® FLEX Tunnel Systems Sold / 4th April 2015