The Eurpoean parliament has voted in favour of pushing for huge cuts in shipping emissions ahead of the UN climate talks in Paris next month.
Stronger rules and response needed to protect beaches from oil spills
A group of six US Senators, all Democrats, has introduced a bill to put a permanent stop to offshore drilling in US Pacific waters.
As record ocean temperatures cause widespread coral bleaching across Hawaii, NOAA scientists confirm the same stressful conditions are expanding to the Caribbean and may last into the new year, prompting the declaration of the third global coral bleaching event ever on record.
The future of ballast water treatment systems has been thrown into further confusion following a ruling from a federal appeals court in New York this week which has ordered the US government to rewrite its rules regulating the discharge of ballast water by ships.
Over the past decade, shipping has seen a surge of environmental regulations. Political pressure and an increasing focus from society at large have driven the International Maritime Organization (IMO), various countries and regions such as the EU to develop steadily more stringent regulations.
Elaine Jones, the Department of Marine Resources’ director of education has received the Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment’s 2016 Visionary Award.
As Victoria Harbour plays host to an almost century-old Norwegian tall ship, experts at a summit on clean shipping are preparing to address how Hong Kong can best handle its maritime pollution.
An Estonian company is to design and build an advanced multifunction patrol vessel, intended for protecting the country’s maritime environment.
Dubai Maritime City Authority’s (DMCA) participation was particularly impressive at the international shipping exhibition Posidonia 2016, held in Athens from June 6 to 10, 2016.
Leaving the EU is a huge risk for UK fishermen. It would threaten the fish stocks they rely on and the seas they fish in.