Tag: plastic

Safety & Regulations
IMO agrees new guidance for safe transport of plastic pellets on ships

IMO agrees new guidance for safe transport of plastic pellets...

The most recent major incident occurred off the coast of Galicia in Spain, when...

Ecology
Maersk Supply Service extends its contract with The Ocean Cleanup

Maersk Supply Service extends its contract with The Ocean...

The Ocean Cleanup is an international non-profit project with the mission of ridding...

NewBuilds
MMS Workboats launches cutting-edge plastic and debris collection vessel

MMS Workboats launches cutting-edge plastic and debris...

Designed to efficiently collect floating plastic and debris from the water's surface,...

Ecology
Marine plastic waste can spread antimicrobial resistance

Marine plastic waste can spread antimicrobial resistance

Bacteria discharged to the oceans in sewage and wastewater thrive on the biofilms...

Fishing sector
The aquaculture sector is aiming at better plastic recycling

The aquaculture sector is aiming at better plastic recycling

There is enormous potential in the aquaculture sector to generate circular economy...

Ecology
Deep-Sea Trench: Garbage dump on the sea floor

Deep-Sea Trench: Garbage dump on the sea floor

Plastic waste found at a depth of 9,600 meters

Fishing sector
German shrimp fishermen will stop the use of Dolly Ropes

German shrimp fishermen will stop the use of Dolly Ropes

Dolly Ropes are thread-like abrasion protection for fishing nets, used to prevent...

Ecology
Plastic can drift far away from its starting point as it sinks into the sea, study says

Plastic can drift far away from its starting point as it...

In a new study in Environmental Science & Technology, one team used computer modeling...

Ecology
Tracking ocean microplastics from space

Tracking ocean microplastics from space

New information about an emerging technique that could track microplastics from...

Ecology
Wärtsilä and Carnival Corporation partner in pilot project to reduce plastic waste

Wärtsilä and Carnival Corporation partner in pilot project...

The aim of the project is to boost maritime sustainability by preventing plastics...

Ecology
Opinion: England’s single-use plastics ban is a win for our ocean

Opinion: England’s single-use plastics ban is a win for...

In the nearly four decades volunteers worldwide have collected more than 381 million...

Ecology
The Ocean Cleanup team hit significant milestone in 2022

The Ocean Cleanup team hit significant milestone in 2022

Over 2,000,000 kg of trash removed from oceans and rivers

Ecology
Microplastics deposited on the seafloor have tripled in 20 years

Microplastics deposited on the seafloor have tripled in...

The degradation status of the buried particles was investigated, and it was found...

Ecology
Plastic pollution kills sea urchin larvae

Plastic pollution kills sea urchin larvae

Sea urchin larvae raised in high levels of plastic pollution die due to developmental...

Ecology
Research explores the potential for mechanical devices to clear the ocean of plastics

Research explores the potential for mechanical devices...

Mechanical devices are increasingly being considered as a potential way to help...

Ecology
CMA CGM Group partners with Plastic Odyssey to build a future free of plastic waste

CMA CGM Group partners with Plastic Odyssey to build a...

The Group will support Plastic Odyssey on its three-year voyage to the world's most...

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