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USA, North Carolina: Boats Sunk by Hurricane Florence Were Raised—and then Sunk Again (28 Nov 2018)

USA, North Carolina: Boats Sunk by Hurricane Florence Were Raised—and then Sunk Again

As reported by Trade Only Today Boats in North Carolina that sank after being pummeled by Hurricane Florence were raised ... (Read more)

Recycling Plastic Bottles into Docklines (21 Nov 2018)

Recycling Plastic Bottles into Docklines

As reported by British Maritime Industry British Marine member Marlow Ropes, the Leisure Marine rope manufacturer announces the introduction of ... (Read more)

Ocean Cruising Club Supports the New Coastal Clean-Up Initiative (20 Nov 2018)

Ocean Cruising Club Supports the New  Coastal Clean-Up Initiative

Devon, UK, 19 November 2018 OCC Member Steve Brown, s/y Novara, has organised an effort to help sailors collect, recycle ... (Read more)

Support Research and Help Track Caribbean Seaweed (16 Nov 2018)

Support Research and Help Track Caribbean Seaweed

The Caribbean Seaweed Problem (Pelagic Sargassum) Starting primarily in 2011, massive quantities of pelagic (floating) Sargassum occurred throughout the Caribbean, ... (Read more)

Mediterranean, Corsica: Oil Spills After Tunisian Ferry T-Bones Anchored Containership (09 Oct 2018)

Mediterranean, Corsica: Oil Spills After Tunisian Ferry T-Bones Anchored Containership

This news report from https://gcaptain.com The collision occurred Sunday morning when the Tunisian roll-on/roll-off ferry Ulysses collided broadside with the ... (Read more)

USA: Hawaii Bans Sunscreen that Damages Coral (13 Sep 2018)

USA: Hawaii Bans Sunscreen that Damages Coral

As Reported by Soundings Magazine , September 2018. Harmful Chemicals Found in Sunscreens In this instance, the two primary suspects ... (Read more)

USA, San Francisco: The World’s First Ocean Cleanup System Launched (09 Sep 2018)

USA, San Francisco: The World’s First Ocean Cleanup System Launched

San Francisco (USA) and Rotterdam (the Netherlands), September 8, 2018 - Report from www.theoceancleanup.com Ocean Cleanup, the Dutch non-profit organization ... (Read more)

USA: Red Tide along Gulf Coast - Reported by Cruisers' Net (02 Sep 2018)

USA: Red Tide along Gulf Coast - Reported by Cruisers' Net

This information reported by https://cruisersnet.net/red-tide-spreads-along-gulf-coast/   Florida’s red tide has produced 1700 tons of dead marine life and cost the ... (Read more)

Heading to the Caribbean this Fall? Find out about Sargassum..... (22 Aug 2018)

Heading to the Caribbean this Fall? Find out about Sargassum.....

Extracts of a report by Joan Conover for Caribbean Compass - http://www.caribbeancompass.com/ Since Winter 2017/8, Pelagic Sargassum weed has been ... (Read more)

Great Pacific Garbage Patch Growing Rapidly, Study Shows (10 Apr 2018)

Great Pacific Garbage Patch Growing Rapidly, Study Shows

Delft, the Netherlands, March 22, 2018 – 1.8 trillion pieces of plastic weighing 80,000 metric tons are currently afloat in ... (Read more)