Introduction The ocean is a delicate ecosystem that has been intricately balanced for millions of years. But human activity has caused a discordant note in this symphony. The impact of human activity on marine ecosystems has been significant, and the effects are becoming increasingly visible.
The Nippon Paint Marine NEOGUARD anti-corrosive coating applied to the cargo holds of the 40,000dwt bulker _Starnes_ has been a key factor in ship manager HJH Shipmanagement GmbH being able to extend cargo hold maintenance. _Starnes_, delivered from the Chengxi Shipyard in 2020, was delivered with a full range of Nippon Paint Marine protective coating […]
The marine industry has a great opportunity to reduce its carbon footprint. Developing and growing economies, as well as developing countries, can benefit from the unique commercial and development prospects it provides. According to the World Bank, developing countries with abundant renewable energy resources have the potential to tap into a future fuel market worth […]
Isle of Man Ship Registry Believes Flag States Have an Important Role to Play in Promoting Green Shipping
Pioneering research into green propulsion technology is underway across the maritime sector in an effort to decarbonise shipping and find viable alternative marine fuels. The Isle of Man Ship Registry (IOMSR) believes flag states have an important role to play in promoting green shipping by creating a pragmatic regulatory framework which rewards innovation and helps […]
Commercially viable zero emission vessels need to operate along deep sea trade routes by 2030 to meet decarbonization targets. This is the ambition of the Getting to Zero Coalition that was announced at the UN Climate Action Summit in New York last September.
Shipping needs to make a radical shift to zero carbon energy sources in the coming three decades to reduce the sectors total greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50% of 2008 levels by 2050
This was the message of the children-representatives of 6,004 members of the “HELMEPA Junior” Program, who came to Athens to celebrate 26 years of “HELMEPA Junior”.
While the alleged incident is still under investigation by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority, the pulped slurry could have been transferred from a food waste holding tank to the ship’s grey water holding tank from where it was unintentionally discharged overboard into the protected marine park.
Without a thriving marine ecosystem, we face more dangers from climate change. Fortunately, there are efforts to keep the oceans clean. And as an environmentally conscious individual, you can also protect the health of the sea.
59 billion plastic and aluminium coffee capsules are produced yearly, where do most of these end up? Unfortunately, in our landfills. This obviously translates into a big global waste management issue.