Introducing the Marinexplore Data Browser - a well-organized directory containing every institution, project, platform and data stream available on Marinexplore.org. It's the biggest update to our platform since its launch in July 2012.
A major international assessment of climate change adopted here by 110 governments provides conclusive new scientific evidence that human activities are causing unprecedented changes in the Earth's climate.
At last week's meeting in the IMO, it was decided that now the weight of containers is to be verified before it is possible to carry them by sea. This will prevent ship accidents and prevent the loss of containers into the sea.
The ITF today applauded port state control in Canada and Denmark for their action in detaining two vessels under the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC) - and pointed out how the detentions prove the new convention's potential.
Hempel's new HEMPAGUARD has shown excellent fouling resistance of up to 120 days during idle periods, fuel savings of six per cent on average and effectiveness when switching between slow and fast steaming anywhere in the world.
The World Maritime Day 2013 theme has been chosen in order to focus IMO's efforts during 2013 on carrying out the commitments made at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, better known as Rio+20, held in June 2012 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.