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Largest open ocean clean-up takes place with sponsorship challenge launched for phase two

Mission Resolve Foundation announced it has gifted Ocean Voyages Institute $25,000 as a challenge grant to other sponsors to join them in their support of their critical upcoming second clean-up expedition.

The highly successful first leg of this clean-up expedition includes collaborating organisations such as NASA, Smithsonian, Scripps Oceanography, University of Hawaii, and University of Washington. The expedition returned to Hawaii from the North Pacific Sub-Tropical Convergence Read More…

Singapore Digital Debate

Singapore Digital Debate May 27th, 2020

Participants: Michael Phoon, Executive Director Singapore Shipping Association Olav Nortun, CEO Thome Group of Companies Capt. Rajesh Unni, Founder & CEO Synergy Marine Group Demetris Chrysostomou, Group Director Columbia Ship Management Ian MacLean, Partner & Master Mariner, Hill Dickinson

Moderator: Sean Moloney, Managing Director, Elaborate Communications

Covid-19 impacts ability to properly debate dry bulk sector quality scheme

INTERCARGO tells SMI the time is not yet right to launch a quality self-assessment scheme for the sector

INTERCARGO is prepared to launch an industry wide consultation process prior to implementation of a dry bulk sector quality self-assessment scheme, DRY-SAS, which, it says, will enjoy universal support, embrace best practices and key performance indicators, and raise the bar on safety, environmental and operational excellence.

It first considered such Read More…