marine environment

IGPI issues its Annual Review

The International Group of P&I Clubs has published its Annual Review which provides an overview of the Group, key activities and areas of engagement.

UK sets Maritime Trade and Investment Plan to boost maritime

A strategy to advance trade and investment into the UK’s premier position for maritime businesses was launched by International Trade Secretary, Liz Truss, on 17 of September. The Maritime Trade and Investment Five Year Plan focuses on five main areas.

First SAFETY4SEA London Forum focuses on industry’s top priorities from 2020 onwards

The 2019 SAFETY4SEA London Forum successfully concluded on Thursday 28th of March, at the Hellenic Centre in London, UK, attracting 175 delegates from a total of 80 organizations. Global experts provided insight on industry’s topical issues, discussing key priorities on the path to a more sustainable future and ways to face the safety, environmental and smart shipping challenges.

NEB suggests approval of Trans Mountain Expansion Project

The Canadian National Energy Board delivered its Reconsideration report to the Government of Canada, with an overall recommendation for the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (Project). The report says that the project should be approved, but it also makes recommendations regarding marine shipping. The Reconsideration report concludes that Project-related marine shipping could cause important adverse environmental effects on the Southern resident killer whale.

Sea Shepherd: 6 animals caught in Gold Coast shark nets

On January 3, Sea Shepherd’s Apex Harmony crew saw six animals caught in Gold Coast Shark nets. The Sea Shepherd crew were monitoring the 11 shark nets and 35 drumlines off Gold Coast beaches when they noticed the Shark Control Program contractor replacing nets at Surfers Paradise beach.

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