marine environment

Port of Vancouver promotes quieter ships

Marine mammals, such as whales and dolphins, are impacted by underwater noise. The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority is taking the lead in promoting quieter ships – with an innovative incentive program, Rachel Carmichael, DNV GL, explains.

I see a sea shell on the sea shore. Or is it a plastic bottle?

A recent report predicts that by 2050, there’ll be more plastic in the ocean than fish. One result is so-called ocean “garbage patches” like the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, which scientists have estimated to be about twice the size of Texas. Grace Hanley, OECD, suggests to start using plastic more responsibly.


Are we doing enough to keep crew healthy?

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