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“Beware of microfragments poisoning the sea” / INTERVIEW

Genova - Every year,eight million tons of plastic end up in the sea: “It’s the equivalent of one million African elephants jumping in the water as one,” says Francesca Garaventa, a researcher at the Genoese headquarters of Ismar, the CNR’s Marine Science Institute

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Plastic algae to repopulate the seas

La Spezia - Global warming not only increases the temperature of the oceansbut also contributes to their acidification, compromising the efficiency of the calcium skeleton processes of many animals, such as corals and molluscs

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Prysmian aboard the “Energy Observer”

Milan - Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, announced its partnership with the “Energy Observer”, the world’s first catamaran powered solely by renewable sources, at the Paris Air Show today

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Globex faces up to $17m fine for spilling oil

Panama City - A Panama-based company faces a fine of up to $17 million for allegedlyspilling about 15 tonnes of oil near the Great Barrier Reef. It is alleged the oil came from the ship “Regina”, owned by company Globex Shipping

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Seal Forum, neuroscience and Best Practices for Safety

Rome - “One of the conditions of the ISM code requires that a ship’s commander must motivate the crew in terms of safety. That’s the sole requirement that cannot be simply added in a list of procedures, it’s a matter of principles,” noted Bruno Di Lascio, owner and administrator of Azimuth Consulting

Goletta Verde raises alarm on the Ligurian Sea

Goletta Verde raises alarm on the Ligurian Sea

Genova - Nine heavily polluted sea sections, one polluted. These are the data that emerged from the 23 samplings that Goletta Verde of the Legambiente group carried out on various sea areas in Liguria, at outlets of streams and rivers: “A slight improvement compared to last year, when we had found 16 polluted points.”

Uber’s trucking ambitions in lower gear after Otto deal
Radioactive Waste Found on Maersk’s FPSO

Radioactive Waste Found on Maersk’s FPSO

Dhaka - The High Court of Bangladesh has halted the breaking of the floating oil production and storage tanker, “North Sea Producer”, following discovery of radioactive substances aboard the vessel. The radioactive substances accumulated over the years of processing crude oil were found in inside pipes

Boeing works on large underwater drones

Boeing works on large underwater drones

Long Beach - Boeing and Huntington Ingalls Industries are teaming on the designand production of Unmanned Undersea Vehicles (UUVs) in support of the U.S. Navy’s Extra Large UUV program: “This partnership provides the Navy a cost-effective, low-risk path to meet the emergent needs that prompted the Navy”

Captain commits suicide during voyage

Captain commits suicide during voyage

Tilbury - A captain of a container ship has apparently committed suicide duringa voyage from New York, United States to Tilbury, the UK, according to Apostleship of the Sea (AoS). The 2,824 TEU “Santa Bettina” was one week into its voyage when the captain apparently took his own life on board

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