Tag Archives: environmental

Sniffer Buoy for IMO 2020 Emissions Monitoring

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Finnish companies Meritaito Ltd., part of the Arctia group, and Kine Robot Solutions Ltd. have jointly developed the Sniffer Buoy for air quality and emission monitoring regarding IMO 2020 regulations.  The first Sniffer Buoy prototype was deployed at the end of May for a pilot period, spring to autumn 2020. Installation was done in the Finnish west coast archipelago outside Turku and

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Developing Megawatt-Scale Fuel Cell Systems

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By Jostein Bogen Progress on developing the marine fuel cell as an energy source for ships is moving toward wider commercial application. Accelerating efforts in developing fuel cell technologies capable of powering ocean-going vessels, ABB has signed a memorandum of understanding with hydrogen specialist Hydrogène de France (HDF) with the intent to jointly manufacture megawatt-scale fuel cell systems. Building on

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Polysulfide Cubes as Sponges for Oil Spill Cleanup

absorbent polysulfide for oil spills

A collaboration between Flinders University and Clean Earth Technologies will result in a manufacturing facility in South Australia to produce commercial quantities of the absorbent polysulfide, The Lead South Australia reported. The sponge-like polymer was developed by an international team headed by Flinders University Associate Professor Justin Chalker and can be made of waste cooking oil from fast-food outlets and sulphur, a byproduct of

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New Managing Director for Chelsea Technologies

Elizabeth Paull

Chelsea Technologies has appointed Elizabeth Paull as its new managing director. She joins the company from Sonardyne International. Chelsea’s recent acquisition by Sonardyne has enabled the company to strengthen its presence in the maritime, ocean science and water quality sectors. Paull will further develop Chelsea Technologies as a market leader in environmental sensing technology across a variety of industry sectors

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Nordic Companies Align for UN SDGs

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A group of leading Nordic industry companies has, in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), joined forces to solve a great societal challenge. The initiative is called Zero Emission Energy Distribution at Sea (ZEEDS).  Annually, shipping is responsible for nearly 1 billion tonnes of CO2 gas emissions globally, and the consortium is trying to address this by developing

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