Port of Rotterdam along with several plastics companies, shake hands and agreed to set up a special collaborative alliance: the ‘Rotterdam Clean Sweep Taskforce’.
A.P. Moller-Maersk informed that extended its partnership with The Ocean Cleanup, a foundation which goals to rid the world’s oceans of plastic.
In an effort to reduce plastic at sea and reach “ZERO-pollution” from ships UK Chamber of Shipping has launched its new Single-Use Plastic Charter along with a guide in order to assist the shipping industry reach its green goal.
Ministry of Ecology and Environment along with 3 three other Ministries of China announced the complete ban of import of solid waste from 01 Jan 2021.
MOL and Miura announced a demonstration test of their jointly developed microplastic collection device, installed on the newbuilding wood chip carrier, was conducted on October 27.
Businesses can now take significant steps to manage plastic waste and its impact on the environment, thanks to the launch of the world’s first best-practice standard for Responsible Plastic Management (RPM).
Kwai, the motor-sailing cargo arrived and docked at the port of Honolulu, having caught more than 100 tons of fishing nets and consumer plastic from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch (also known as the Gyre).
DNV GL launched a standard which verifies authenticity (Chain of Custody) of abandoned ocean and river plastic and build consumer trust in new products made from reclaimed plastic.
Kwai, the 140-foot sailing vessel, sailed from the Hawaiian port of Hilo heading towards the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, where its crew will collect more than 100 tons of plastic garbage and ghost nets.
In light of the global issue of marine plastic litter, IMO and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) shake their hands and inked an agreement in order to prevent and reduce marine plastic litter coming from shipping and fisheries.
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