Offshore drilling relies on onshore pipelines, waste disposal facilities, ports and refineries that endanger public health by polluting the air and water and threaten wildlife and ecosystems.
Two shipping companies incorporated in Liberia pled guilty in federal court in Wilmington, Delaware, to failing to notify the U.S. Coast Guard of a hazardous condition on one of its vessels and to violating the APPS by presenting false documents to the Coast Guard that covered up vessel oil pollution.
The shipping industry has come a long way as far as advancement in technologies to build greener ships is concerned. We bring to you thirteen technologies that can help to build a greener and eco-friendly ship.
On Saturday, 14 September, Wärtsilä volunteers organized local clean-up events in Helsinki, Finland and Hamburg, Germany.
Developing and maintaining sound capability to respond effectively to marine pollution incidents involving oil, hazardous and noxious substances is a priority in the Caribbean, which is home to many vulnerable ecosystems.
The Minister informed that periodic surveys of Indian flag vessels are carried out in order to ensure compliance with the rules.
Cargo Ship MV Tricolor is remembered for spreading one of the worst marine pollution in maritime history. We bring to you the story of the MV Tricolor as it sank after three collisions, leading to the greatest harm to the marine environment.
Magic Pipe is a name given to a detachable pipe which is illegally used in the ship’s engine room to throw excess of oily water out to the sea. In spite of several steps taken to thwart its usage, the magic of the “magic pipe” still continues on ships.
The benefits and implications of acceding to the 1996 London Protocol on the prevention of marine pollution by dumping of wastes and other matter in the South Asian Seas Region were discussed at a regional workshop in Dhaka, Bangladesh.