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16Jul

47 ships of cruise operator Carnival emit 10 times more air pollution than all 260 million European cars

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04/06/2019 Source: Transport & Environment

Carnival Corporation, the world’s largest luxury cruise operator, emitted nearly 10 times more sulphur oxide (SOX) around European coasts than did all 260 million European cars in 2017, a new analysis by sustainable transport group Transport & Environment (T&E) reveals.

16Jul

SNIFFER DRONES WILL START PATROLLING THE WORLD'S BUSIEST SHIPPING PORTS

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20/05/2019, By Jack Wittels and Ann Koh, Bloomberg

  • Authorities use new tech to catch sulfur-oxide rule breakers
  • Netherlands aims for full compliance with IMO 2020 regulations
14Jun

VARIOUS SCRUBBER NEWS

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The IMO's Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 74) to consider EU proposal to discuss discharges from open loop scrubber

14Jun

ITOPF published a Handbook, with valuable information and guidance on oil spills, chemicals or other substances from ships.

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Source: Pollution | 03/05/19

The 2019/20 edition has been fully revised, introducing new graphics, further information on ITOPF’s technical services and a brand-new section on different types of marine spills. The Handbook also includes updated oil spill statistics and revised information on pollution liability and compensation, as well as regular features on clean-up techniques and the fate and effects of oil.

14Jun

Aspergillus tubingensis: a bio-remediation of Plastic

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Ayesha Anwar April 26, 2019 Aspergillus tubingensis: a bio-remediation of Plastic2019-04-26T16:13:17+05:00 in Technology Pakistan

Our planet is sinking in plastic. Bio-remediation an environmentally friendly approach by using newly discovered fungus can help us to save our planet!