On 16 September, World Cleanup Day, Damen Shipyards presented a first glimpse of its River Scooper. The vessel is designed to collect plastic waset from rivers. Plastic pollution is a major threat to earth’s environment. Damen, in collaboration with partners...
Rivers and waterways are not the only place where waste accumulates. Marinas can also form a hotspot for litter. That is why for the marina of Terschelling, Allseas developed the Catchy Mini. The system is based on Allseas’ existing Catchy systems, but scaled...
Allseas’ latest waste collection system Catchy 2 accumulates plastics and other trash from the Nieuwe Maas River before it flows out into the North Sea. Located under Rotterdam’s Erasmus Bridge, the system operates 24/7, collecting both floating and submerged waste....
The Ocean Cleanup develops technologies to rid oceans of plastic. Up to now, Maersk has provided marine offshore support to this mission. This cooperation will now be renewed and extended to also cover end-to-end supply chain management services. In addition, the...
The Ocean Cleanup, the organisation of the Dutch inventor Boyan Slat, has entered into a collaboration with Finnish Konecranes. This company will produce series of devices that extract plastic from rivers before it reaches the ocean. According to the Dutch...
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