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23Nov

EU should move faster on Asian approvals to deliver meaningful scrapping regulations

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From 31 December 2018, large commercial seagoing vessels flying the flag of an EU Member State may be recycled only in safe and sound ship recycling facilities included in the European List of ship recycling facilities, in order to comply with the EU Ship Recycling Regulation (SRR). The List was first established on 19 December 2016 and updated in May 2018. As of May 2018, the list included 21 shipyards all located in the EU, only show a capacity of scrapping facilities of just 300,000 LDT*, which the shipping industry considers to be insufficient based on demand estimates.

31Oct

Did you know?

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Plastic pollution in the ocean frequently appears as seabird guts filled with cigarette lighters and bottle caps, marine mammals entangled in fishing gear and drifting plastic bags mimicking a gelatinous meal. Last year, a study estimated that around eight million metric tons of our plastic waste enter the oceans from land each year.

29Oct

The Ocean Cleanup dispatches ‘giant Pac-Man’ to remove plastic from the Pacific

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Launched on September 8, 2018 from San Francisco, System 001 intends to prove the concept of The Ocean Cleanup's technology in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, as part of a larger high-stakes and ambitious undertaking.

18Oct

Euroshore is looking for a dynamic new secretary general

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Euroshore is recruiting a Secretary General (SG) in view of the forthcoming retirement of the current SG. The SG is the public face of the organisation, responsible for the office leadership and for giving direction and clarity to the Strategy and annual plan approved by the Board of the Association.

24Aug

ECO OIL INVESTS SEVERAL MILLION DOLLARS IN A PORT RECEPTION FACILITY IN THE BAHAMA’S

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Initial investment: Executives of Eco-Oil, Portugal, Queensway Navigation and the Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) announced the construction of a port reception facility in Freeport Harbor.