Environment

  • Shipping Losses Continue to Drop Despite ‘Perfect...

    Shipping losses dropped 16 percent overall in 2016, amounting to a 50 percent decrease in the last 10 years, according to a new report. Despite the positive news, a “perfect storm” risk environment continues to plague the industry due to political instability, regulatory constraints and increasing cyber risk, the report says.

  • Trump’s Oil Drilling Executive Order Targets...

    Buried in President Trump’s executive order opening new waters to offshore oil drilling is a strange paragraph, demanding the government “rescind or revise” a NOAA memo on the effect of manmade sound on marine mammals — a memo that has strong ties to Santa Cruz.

  • Fish farms moved offshore

    Fish farms around the island have been moved offshore in time for the deadline, agreed upon between operators and the Planning Authority after a mass revocation of permits last year.

  • Leave oil rigs in the North Sea, say...

    Conservationists want oil companies and regulators to consider leaving more old rigs in the North Sea rather than removing them, with the savings paid into a fund to protect sealife.

  • Nor-Shipping 2017: VIKING has the power to...

    For more than 50 years, Nor-Shipping has gathered key maritime industry players from across the world in the Norwegian capital of Oslo. Once again, global safety equipment and servicing leader VIKING Life-Saving Equipment (stand T02-16B) will take this opportunity to introduce visitors to all its latest innovative solutions that not only boost the safety of crew and passengers, but reduce the time, complexity and costs of maintaining safety compliance.

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