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Watch: Sustainable solution prevents corrosion of quay walls

It is known that without protection, a submerged steel surface will gradually corrode, that is why steel quay walls are generally fitted with sacrificial anodes. Although, there is an alternative protection method: using anodes that are charged with ‘impressed current’.

Watch: Sustainable solution prevents corrosion of quay walls

It is known that without protection, a submerged steel surface will gradually corrode, that is why steel quay walls are generally fitted with sacrificial anodes. Although, there is an alternative protection method: using anodes that are charged with ‘impressed current’.

Watch: How IMO acts in favor of marine biodiversity

The International Maritime Organization fully supports global efforts to protect biodiversity in the world’s oceans, and therefore launched a video concerning the protection of marine biodiversity and ecosystems.

Shipping celebrates World Maritime Day 2020

On 24 September 2020, IMO and the global maritime community celebrates the annual World Maritime Day, under the theme “Sustainable Shipping for a Sustainable Planet”. On the occasion of the World Maritime Day, both UN and IMO Secretary General stressed that shipping remains the main facilitator of global economy, even amid the pandemic. 

Watch: Grey whales migrating off California

A drone operator observed six grey whales off Newport Beach, California, during their annual migration, heading towards the warm lagoons in Baja California, Mexico. The grey whale migration can usually be viewed in Southern California from late November into April.

Watch: 2019 – 2030 marks the decade of action towards renewables

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) published a booklet focusing on the progress of renewable energy in the future, which is expected to double by 2030 to advance the global energy transformation, achieve sustainable development goals and a pathway to climate safety.

Watch: Surge in wave and tidal energy activity expected in 2020

Ocean Energy Systems (OES), an intergovernmental collaboration between countries to advance energy research, issued its annual report for 2018 noting that ocean energy progresses at a policy level within a global energy market that is seeing significant change, while the imperative and drivers for renewable energy continue to increase.

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