Environment

  • Be Aware ! Red Tide is here

    Red tide is one of the oldest natural phenomenons. It occurs in the seawater as a result of the algae bloom of phytoplankton and dinoflagellate. It is traced back to the Jurassic age, one million years ago. It began to appear in Japan then USA and India.

  • Ship activities damage the maritime environment

    The environmental impact of shipping activities include environmental impact on the coastal zones resulting from the development and operation of large-scale port facilities, and dredging and disposal of contaminated sediments for navigational purposes

  • Acid Rain and Aquatic Ecosystems

    Before the 1970s the issue of acid rain received minor attention. During that time, little was known about the magnitude and distribution of acid rain or about its impacts on terrestrial (land-based) and aquatic ecosystems

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Global environment for LNG is strong

Despite some recent turbulence, the global business environment for liquefied natural gas (LNG) remains strong, and a continuous growth in demand is expected for years to come, said Khalid Sultan R Al Kuwari, Chief Marketing and Shipping Officer of RasGas Company Limited, at the CWC 16th World LNG Summit in Rome.

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Women in Shipping Address the Cost of Ocean Freight Emissions

With pollution and climate change firmly on the agenda at the moment as we see Paris hosting COP21, the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, one freight transport associated group has been looking closely at shipping emissions, from cause and effect to solutions.

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Updates to Abu Dhabi Plan Maritime 2030 to be revealed

Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC) will use an upcoming marine environmental conference on ‘Integrated Marine and Coastal Management’ to provide updates on the Plan Maritime 2030: Abu Dhabi Coastal and Marine Framework Plan, the first comprehensive coastal and marine spatial plan in the region.

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