The University of Gibraltar will host the first virtual INCISE conference June 14-18 on submarine canyons. Submarine canyons act as a link between shallow-water environments and the deep sea. They are extremely important for biodiversity because they serve as nursery habitats and hotspots for sea life. Find out more at: https://www.unigib.edu.gi/incise2021/.
The International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) has released a short podcast explaining the newly published Recommended Code of Practice on Environmental Sustainability. Before handing over to her two guests, Peter de Bree and Nadine Robinson, Andrea Burnley explains that, when surveyed, four out of five IMCA members (there are over 700 member companies in 60Continue reading “Podcast on IMCA’s New Environmental Sustainability Code”
French American Innovation Day 2021: Growing The Blue Economy For Ocean Sustainability is a virtual summit featuring experts from both the Pacific and Atlantic coasts on national and regional policies designed to accelerate innovations, promote economic development and ignite bold visionary leadership and collaboration. This event will be most useful for those interested in economicContinue reading “French American Innovation Virtual Summit June 9 and 16”
Concordia Damen has signed a historic contract with Lenten Scheepvaart for the construction of the first ever inland waterway vessel to run on hydrogen. The vessel, to be named MV Antonie, will be 135 meters long, weigh 3,700 tons and boast a revolutionary fuel cell propulsion. It will be used to transport salt between DelfzijlContinue reading “Contract for First Hydrogen-Fuel Inland Waterway Vessel”
Capitol Hill Ocean Week will be held June 8 to 10. It will feature more than 80 speakers and panelists, with a focus on environmental justice. More info is available at: https://marinesanctuary.org/capitol-hill-ocean-week-2021/.