A research team consisting from the University of Tasmania and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution used the autonomous underwater vehicle ‘Sentry’ and the remotely operated vehicle ‘Jason’, in order to explore erupted materials from the Havre volcano during a 2015 expedition.
In 2017 Helsinki became the busiest passenger port in Europe and possibly the world, carrying 12.3 million passengers. Passenger numbers continued to increase on the Helsinki-Tallinn route in particular, reflecting the development of Helsinki and Tallinn into ‘twin cities’.
The Port of Los Angeles moved more cargo in 2017 than in any time in the Port’s 110-year history, racking up 9,343,192 TEUs, a 5.5% increase over 2016’s record-breaking year. This is the most cargo moved annually by a Western Hemisphere port.
LEGO officially launched a new product inspired by shipping. This is not the first time for the company, as there are already many fascinating LEGO models in the market set with ship theme.
A dive boat which was carrying ten cruise ship passengers, was shipwrecked off the coast of Cozumel in Mexico, fifteen minutes after it had sailed. All passengers were rescued by the Mexican Navy and are safe.
Earlier this week, the USCG aircrews, outside of LA and San Diego, took action in order to perform a rescue operation, as victims from the gigantic mudslides in the Santa Barbara County, were reported.
Changes to the Arctic were caused by warming temperatures which allow further exploration for oil, gas, and minerals, thus increasing the risk of pollution in the region. Cleaning up oil spills in the Arctic is very difficult, because effective strategies for cleaning up oil spills in the Arctic are not discovered.
Environmental organisation WWF and its partners have introduced revolutionary blockchain technology to the Pacific Islands’ tuna industry, the first of its kind for this region, to help stamp out illegal fishing and human rights abuses.
Six years are marking today since the fatal grounding of Costa Concordia cruise ship in the Mediterranean Sea, resulting in 32 deaths, 64 serious injuries, and a ship total loss. The casualty remains a classic example of how human error, lack of alertness and failure of compliance with procedures can lead to maritime disasters.
HCFCs are being heavily used different types of actions within vessels, from air-conditioning to conditioning cargo. Nowadays, many vessels are beginning to phase out the use of older compounds, adopting new techniques and materials which are more efficient for the environment.
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- Maritime Health
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- Maritime Health
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