MARPOL: International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships MARPOL is the acronym for the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships. It is an international treaty established by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to prevent and minimize pollution caused by ships in the world's oceans and seas.
IMO's gender and capacity-building programme has helped put in place an institutional framework to incorporate a gender dimension into IMO's policies and procedures. This has supported access to maritime training and employment opportunities for women in the maritime sector.
The Arctic is changing rapidly and is increasingly high on the international agenda. It is our joint responsibility to protect the fragile Arctic environment for future generations whilst promoting the sustainable development of the region.
Danish company Maersk, the world’s largest operator of container shipping, is about to send the first-ever container ship through the Arctic along Russia’s Northern Sea Route. While the route has seen rising traffic to transport oil and natural gas in recent years, the voyage of the Venta Maersk, a medium-sized container ship capable of carrying nearly 3,600 containers, will be an industry first.
Logos Hope community defines itself as non-profit organization, which promotes peace building a better future for child, conscience and community development. Crew works on a volunteer basis and have the same religious beliefs.
The luxury 125m Voronoi yacht concept is designed to thrill with an intricate lattice exterior and extravagant facilities. The boat, which will include a sky lounge, hot tubs, a swimming pool and golfing green, has a striking design that is unusual to see on the seas. South Korean yacht enthusiast Kim Hyun-Seok, who designed the boat, said it is named after the voronoi pattern, which is a random geometric spacing created by Russian mathematician Georgy Voronoi.
an initiative, which was launched by President Xi Jinping in 2013, to focus on improving and creating new trading routes, links and business opportunities with China, passing through over 60 countries along the way across Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. It has two main elements...