No time to waste

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Following an appeal from Intercargo, the IMO now has eased rules on hold waste water dumping when no compliant portside facilities exist, and allow – in some cases - its discharge outside designated areas, 12 miles from shore until 2016.


Opinion: Total marine litter reduction and global ship dismantling solutions? Yes, we can!

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  • Reduction of marine litter: let’s meet the targets
  • Ship dismantling: yes to internationally balanced regulations

Growing concern for the marine environment

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We are happy to notice a growing concern for the marine environment. The disposal of ships’ waste in Western Europe (Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany) may reach new ‘records’, shipping lines on the other hand are announcing new eco-designed ships.