#Marine

Ocean Cleanup removes 100,000 kg of plastic from ‘Great Pacific Garbage Patch

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Non-profit Ocean Cleanup has revealed it has now removed more than 100,000 kg of plastics from the 'Great Pacific Garbage Patch' (GPGP). The Great Pacific garbage patch (aka Pacific trash vortex) is a huge area of marine debris in the central North Pacific Ocean. The size of...

Engineering Tips To Keep In Mind For Marine Transport

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Generally, any marine transport maintenance involves constantly keeping it clean and lubricating. To help you keep your boat or yacht in proper shape, here are a few engineering tips to keep in mind: Watch Lewis Wilde - Apprentice Engineer What To Look For Before Taking Any Boat...

Quadroins – meet the artificial birds being used to study the Ocean

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Meet the prototype of the robot penguin, named Quadroin, is being used to study the Ocean Quadroin, developed by German company EvoLogics, is designed to conduct research missions in all weather, dive to over 150m and interact with other Quadroins. Quadroins novel design is thanks to Burkard...

Ocean Cleanup’s Interceptor sets its sights on cleaning 1,000 Rivers in 5 Years

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A dutch-non-profit organization, The Ocean Cleanup (TOC), has launched a robot that wants to clean the waterways responsible for 80% of the world's river waste within the next five years. The new machine comes off the back of the companies efforts to strengthen its initiative in removing...

Ocean Cleanup hauls its first batch of plastic trash back to shore

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Has it been smooth sailing? No. But, The Ocean Cleanup has now completed its first successful mission to collect plastic from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch! The team are now back on the shores of Vancouver showing off their 'catch'. The idea is that the rubbish they...

Countdown begins for Ocean Cleanup System 001 launch

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In 10 days, on September 8th, Ocean Cleanup will launch the world’s first ocean cleanup system from an assembly yard in Alameda, out through the San Francisco Bay, toward the infamous Great Pacific Garbage Patch. We first talked about the crowd-funded ocean cleaning company back in 2016...