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  • 27 February 2019
    Rules & Regulation

    Open-lop scrubbers are not harmful to the environment, Japan says.

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) reaffirmed its concern that the state and federal governments are failing to put the welfare of the Great Barrier Reef first, after more evidence has emerged of fast tracking plans for port expansion at Abbot Point. Felicity Wishart, AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said comments made by the […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging activities in the Mississippi River near, Wabasha, Minnesota, are creating foam near the Crats Island unloading site. This naturally occurring foam, sometimes in the form of thin white lines or grey-brown floating clumps, is created by mixing of plant materials and the water during the dredging process. The foam can develop on windy and […]

  • 26 June 2015

    The algae bloom that began earlier this year and shut down several shellfish fisheries along the West Coast has grown into the largest and most severe in at least a decade. UW research analyst Anthony Odell left June 15 from Newport, Oregon, aboard the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s research vessel Bell M. Shimada. He […]

  • 17 July 2009

    The United Nations is discussing rules to cut the soaring emission of greenhouse gases from shipping. The environment committee of the International Maritime Organisation is drawing up recommendations for design standards to make ships more efficient. It includes working on operating standards so that ships save fuel.

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has announced the release of a report titled: “Influence of Open-Lake Placement of Dredged Material on Western Lake Erie Basin Harmful Algal Blooms.” It concluded that open-lake placement of dredged material does not contribute to the development of harmful algal blooms in the Western Basin of Lake Erie. […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Environment, Storage

    Argyll and Bute Council’s planning committee has been recommended to give approval for SSE Renewables’ meteorological mast on Orsay Island at the next meeting to be held in August. However, Islay Community Council strongly opposes this decision because of the visual impact of the mast, the Scottish Express reports. The 200-foot high met mast will […]

  • 2 April 2013

    Offshore wind farms under construction are not harmful to the shipping traffic, according to the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) in Hamburg. The BSH highlighted the harmlessness of these facilities on Monday, thus disagreeing with the earlier opinion of the agency’s spokesman. “If an unfinished construction appears anywhere in the ocean, it has an […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Research & Development

    Scientists from the University of Exeter are warning of the risks that seismic surveys may pose to sea turtles. Seismic surveys use airguns to produce sound waves that penetrate the sea floor to map oil and gas reserves. The review found that compared to marine mammals and fish, turtles are largely ignored in terms of […]

  • 20 June 2020
    Environment, Research & Development, Safety, Transition

    Assessing the environmental effects of marine energy is an important step in the permitting process before deploying devices. To help reduce potential impacts, scientists are researching the acoustic impacts to fish and marine mammals and the effect of electromagnetic fields from power cables and devices. Studies also investigate the potential for whales, dolphins and other […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    For most of us, ferries are simply a convenient means of getting from A to B on a short break or family holiday, but for scientists at the National Oceanography Centre, they have proved to be an invaluable source of information about harmful phytoplankton growth in the English Channel. Passengers travelling from Portsmouth aboard P&O’s […]

  • 21 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Global energy giant Shell’s rethink of a planned fourth LNG plant at Curtis Island makes it the latest organisation to acknowledge projects contributing to the destruction of the Great Barrier Reef are a bad investment, according to the Australian Marine Conservation Society. AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director Felicity Wishart said a changing global marketplace […]

  • 3 April 2013

    Dart Energy’s announcement on Tuesday provides further evidence that current policy settings are doing little to secure investment or address looming east coast natural gas supply pressures, APPEA said in a statement. The announcement follows moves by Metgasco three weeks ago to suspend operations in the Northern Rivers area forcing the loss of more than […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    South Stream Transport has published the Bulgarian Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Report. The EIA Report contains the findings of the environmental studies for the construction and operation of the Bulgarian Sector of the South Stream Offshore Pipeline, and concludes that the environment will not be significantly affected by the Project. The EIA Report is the […]

  • 20 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The Burnaby Lake dredging project is on hold again, following problems with the ground-penetrating radar unit the city is using to make sure there are no endangered Western painted turtles in harm’s way… [mappress] Source: Burnaby Now, January 20, 2010

  • 31 July 2012

    Santos today welcomed the findings of the final stage of the Namoi Catchment Water Study, with the modelling predicting that there will be no harmful impact on water volumes available for existing land uses from development of the coal seam gas industry in the Gunnedah Basin. The study modelled a wide variety of scenarios for […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    In May 2015, as part of a large-scale experiment, ocean researchers measured some of the highest concentrations of harmful algae and their toxin ever observed in Monterey Bay. For the last month, MBARI researchers have been collaborating with scientists from half a dozen other research organizations to study the growth of harmful algae in Monterey […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Bob Latta yesterday reintroduced the Protecting Our Great Lakes Act, legislation to help mitigate harmful algal blooms by prohibiting the discharge of dredged material into the waters of the Great Lakes. “The Protecting Our Great Lakes Act is one step we can take to mitigate harmful algal blooms in our Great Lakes,” said Latta. “The lakes’ […]

  • 23 March 2012

    Environmental harm caused by the construction of the second phase of the Specialized Container Terminal (ECT), the port of Manzanillo, Mexico, will be reduced by already initiated dredging of the canals and creating islands in the lagoon of the Valley of the Herons, reports The Bulletin Panama. The Mexican Ministry of Environment has organized the […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 Administrator/Great Lakes National Program Manager Susan Hedman has announced the award of four Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants totaling over $8.6 million to Ohio, Michigan and Indiana state agencies to protect public health by targeting harmful algal blooms in western Lake Erie. Hedman was joined by U.S. Sen. Sherrod […]

  • 8 March 2012

    Environmental Protection Agency officials have stated that dredging on the Hudson River is not expected to cause any harm to the waterway’s Atlantic sturgeon. Federal officials have declared Atlantic sturgeon an endangered species thus efforts could be directed towards protecting and preserving its habitats including the Hudson River. EPA noted that crews working for General […]

  • 20 November 2019

    20 percent of all seafarers asked had contemplated suicide or self-harm at some point in time.