Search results for: Great Pacific Garbage Patch

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  • 27 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    On September 8, The Ocean Cleanup foundation will launch the world’s first ocean cleanup system.

  • 9 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ocean Cleanup launched the world’s first ocean cleanup system from San Francisco on September 8.

  • 3 October 2018

    The Ocean Cleanup has received the green light to proceed to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

  • 25 August 2015

    Scientists and volunteers at the Ocean Cleanup have concluded the so-called ”Mega Expedition” aimed at accurately determining the amount of plastic garbage floating in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, in preparation for the large-scale cleanup of the area set to begin in 2020. The first group of vessels including the fleet’s 171ft mothership returned to the port of San Francisco on August […]

  • 13 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Ocean Cleanup has brought the first batch of ocean plastic to shore.

  • 10 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    The Ocean Cleanup, the Dutch non-profit organization developing technologies to rid the oceans of plastic, has launched the world’s first ocean cleanup system from the San Francisco Bay. The cleanup system (System 001) is set for a two-week trial before continuing its journey toward the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, 1,200 nautical miles offshore, to start […]

  • 25 August 2015

    Scientists and volunteers at the Ocean Cleanup have concluded the so-called ”Mega Expedition” aimed at accurately determining the amount of plastic garbage floating in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, in preparation for the large-scale cleanup of the area set to begin in 2020. The first group of vessels including the fleet’s 171ft mothership returned to the port of San Francisco on August […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    With the 1st deployment mission of a system to capture and collect plastic debris in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch officially over, The Ocean Cleanup is now working to develop System 002. System 002 is planned to be a full-scale cleanup system that is able to both endure and retain the collected plastic for long […]

  • 17 October 2018

    A pioneering project of collecting plastics from the ocean is hours away from kicking off.

  • 20 September 2018
    Rules & Regulation

    The Ocean Cleanup’s System 001 starts the Pacific Trials.

  • 24 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Ocean Cleanup has sent the upgraded System 001/B back to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

  • 20 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Ocean Cleanup’s CEO said that the upgraded screen with supersized cork line was on its way to the patch on August 18.

  • 7 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    The Ocean Cleanup recently said that its System 001/B is successfully capturing and collecting plastic debris. After one year of testing, the Ocean Cleanup team succeeded in developing a self-contained system in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch that is using the natural forces of the ocean to passively catch and concentrate plastic, thereby confirming the […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dutch foundation The Ocean Cleanup has received a helping hand from AkzoNobel in its aim to completely remove plastic from the world’s oceans. Under the agreement between the parties, AkzoNobel will provide advanced, biocide-free coatings technology for all the devices and equipment used by The Ocean Cleanup for the next five years. The most high profile use […]

  • 23 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ocean Cleanup: Great Pacific Garbage Patch contains as much as sixteen times more plastic than previously estimated.

  • 3 July 2018

    The final 600-meter system will be towed for a final test before being deployed out to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Ocean Cleanup, the Dutch foundation developing advanced technologies to rid the oceans of plastic, informed it has raised USD 21.7 million in donations since last November to start cleanup trials in the Pacific Ocean.  “This new contribution allows The Ocean Cleanup to initiate large-scale trials of its cleanup technology in the Pacific Ocean later this […]

  • 27 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Ocean Cleanup’s plastics collecting system is set to be redeployed in June after undergoing upgrades.

  • 8 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The world’s first system to passively clean up plastic pollution from the world’s oceans is to be deployed in 2016, Boyan Slat, 20-year old founder and CEO of The Ocean Cleanup announced at Asia’s largest technology conference – Seoul Digital Forum, South-Korea. The array is projected to be deployed in Q2 2016. The feasibility of deployment, […]

  • 2 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The move follows the successful deployment of System 001/B, which captured microplastics as small as 1mm.

  • 12 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Ocean Cleanup intends to start extracting plastic from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch within the next 12 months, with the first deployment of the new technology expected to commence in the first half of 2018. The Dutch foundation developing advanced technologies to rid the oceans of plastic said that parts of its first cleanup system […]

  • 22 November 2018

    Initial observations find that plastic sporadically exits the System 001, dubbed Wilson.