A few days ago it was announced that Grupo Mexico had made its own once again, this after last Tuesday July 9 a “failure” in one of its pipes caused the spill of 3 thousand liters of sulfuric acid in the waters of the Sea of Cortés , this in one of the facilities that Grupo México has in the area of docks of Apiguay, in the Maritime Terminal of Guaymas.
Although Grupo Mexico and the authorities clarified that the situation had been controlled and there was nothing to worry about, local...
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New project launched to tackle the use of harmful oil-based composites in the marine environment
SeaBioComp, is a new collaborative project that has been launched to develop and produce novel bio-based thermoplastic composite materials and the analytical protocols to evaluate long-term durability and reduced ecological impact on the marine environment.
The SeaBioComp project held a successful kick-off meeting in Lille in April 2019 bringing together all 11...
The Ocean Voyages Institute recently announced the successful cleanup of more than 40 tons of fishing nets and plastics that drifted in waters north of the Pacific Ocean.
According to specialists, it is a point of the vast marine extension where four oceanic currents converge, creating a vortex that accumulates enormous amounts of waste. The oceanic current known as Giro del Pacifico Norte contains about 1.8 billion plastic objects weighing around 80 thousand tons. That mass of waste is...
After almost two years of preparation, BHP’s Green Corridor joint industry project has taken off with the mining giant issuing a tender for 10+2+2 dual fuelled LNG newcastlemaxes with selected owners. The project is for transportation of iron ore and coal on the Australia-China route. BHP’s aim is...
Wärtsilä solutions have again been chosen for another environmentally sustainable large Marine Aggregate Dredger from Damen.Wärtsilä chosen for another environmentally sustainable hopper dredger from Damen Shipyards
Wärtsilä Corporation, 15 July 2019 at 11 am EEST – The technology group Wärtsilä has again been selected by the Netherlands-based shipbuilding company Damen Shipyards Group to provide the main propulsion solutions for a large Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD). The dredger is being...
Call for papers – 1st GEF-UNDP-IMO GloFouling R&D Forum and Exhibition on Biofouling Management Melbourne, Australia, 1-4 October 2019
The IMO-GloFouling R&D Forum will bring together regulatory bodies, stakeholders and representatives from shipping and other maritime industries, academia, leading scientific experts and technology development leaders in the field of biofouling management for a comprehensive overview of this rapidly expanding area of research and development and technology...
Through YouTube has become viral the precise instant fisherman catches a strange animal that emerged from a dangerous lake of Chernobyl.
It seems that Chernobyl is still hiding secrets. YouTube has gone viral with a video that shows the exact moment when a man catches a mysterious creature swimming in a dangerous artificial Chernobyl pond. The creepy look of the animal impacted thousands of users in Mexico, Spain and the United States.
Through YouTube and other platforms, many users were...
Ocean Network Express (ONE), the container shipping alliance formed between Japanese liners MOL, NYK and K Line, has officially taken delivery of the ‘ONE Cygnus’, its latest 14,000 TEU vessel and last in the series of seven new builds that began in June 2018.
The BDI@1,816 makes waves… but Geopolitical CAUTION is advised… whilst WISTA-UK celebrates its 45th Anniversary
The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) reach new heights with the Panamaxes and Capes performing well despite international tension and rise of the WTI… WISTA’s UK 45th Anniversary more than touching but also spectacular. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap:
The Capeswere up 55 points and the BCI now stands at 3,416 points.
The Panamaxes’ BPIwas up 90 points and now stands at 1,881 a...
The contents of 45,000 barrels of bourbon from the company Jim Beam destroyed by an explosion goes to a US river, causing an ecological catastrophe.
The fire registered in a whiskey factory in the USA. It has caused an authentic ecological disaster. The contents of up to 45,000 barrels of destroyed bourbon ended up in the waters of the Kentucky River, killing thousands of fish, a spokesman for the state Department of Fisheries and Wildlife Resources was quoted as saying byCourier Journal.