Tag: Plastic Waste


Maersk supply vessels to continue ocean plastic clean-up work

May 25, 2022

Via: Offshore Energy

Since 2018, Maersk Supply Service has project managed and delivered offshore campaigns for The Ocean Cleanup, the Dutch green tech non-profit organisation developing and scaling plastic-harvesting technologies to rid the oceans of floating plastic. In May 2021, Maersk Supply Service […]


K Line ships to participate in research on marine plastic waste

October 4, 2021

Via: Offshore Energy

The TUMSAT has been surveying the amount of marine plastic waste, including microplastics — plastic particles 5 mm or less — floating in the world’s oceans. This joint research will use K Line’s vessels to collect samples of plastic particles […]


Report Links Ocean Plastic Waste to Chinese Merchant Ships

October 21, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

During the last 3 decades, plastic drink bottles have shown the fastest growth rate of all debris types on remote Inaccessible Island, which is part of the Tristan da Cunha volcanic island group. During the 1980s, most bottles drifted to […]