Ozone Depleting Substances on Ships
Marine Environment

What are Ozone Depleting Substances on Ships?

Ozone layer in the earth’s atmosphere is depleting at a very fast rate because of the use of several harmful substances that effect the environment. Shipping industry is also one of the contributors that emit ozone depleting substances. Find out what are these substances inside the article.

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Marine Environment

How to Avoid Oil Pollution From Ships?

In spite of several legislations, ship/shore checklists, MARPOL regulations, we keep hearing about various incidents of oil pollution at the sea. Whether it’s the ship’s fault or not, a single drop of oil in the seawater can send shivers down the spine of even the most seasoned seafarers. Is there a way to avoid oil pollution from ships?

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what are tide pools
Marine Environment

What Are Tide Pools?

In this article, we look at the world of tide pools, tidal variations, exploration tips, and the challenging life of marine flora and fauna that lives within it.

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ship painting
Marine Environment

What are Anti Fouling Paints and TBT ?

The application of protective coating of anti fouling paints results in a smooth hull devoid of any marine fouling, which decreases the frictional resistance caused by the water flow. The anti-fouling paints decrease the load on the engine and increase fuel efficiency.

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What is Garbage Management Plan (GMP) on a Ship
Marine Environment

What is Garbage Management Plan (GMP) on a Ship?

Factors adding to Marine pollution comprise of not only the effects of oil and harmful gas emissions but also garbage generated on the ship during normal operation. Such garbage matter includes plastic, synthetics, oil rags, cardboard boxes etc., which are equally harmful for marine organisms and environment as is oil to the sea.

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