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Marine Ecology Luxury Yacht & Superyacht News

Superyacht hull optimisation by BMT Nigel Gee

September 15, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

James Roy of BMT Nigel Gee talks about superyacht hull optimisation. ... read full story

Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation launched WOOD FOREVER

September 09, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation and the MC2D Association launched Wood Forever, targeting yachting industry professionals and clients alike, to use wood only certified as originating from substantially managed forests. ... read full story

OCEANA uses innovative system to detect microscopic particles of crude oil in the Gulf of Mexico

September 08, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Oceana places hundreds of sensors for measuring toxic hydrocarbon pollution around the BP Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico. This project will enable scientists to detect the toxic fraction of petroleum hydrocarbons dissolved into the water. ... read full story

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show® goes Green.

August 20, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Show Management, the company that produces and manages the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show®, the Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach, the Palm Beach International Boat Show and the St. Petersburg Power & Sailboat Show®, will offset 100 percent of the greenhouse gas emissions from its electricity and fuel usage at the 51st 2010 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show®, the largest in-water boat show in the world. ... read full story

Ultrasonic Antifouling nominated for Green Award ahead of Southampton Boat Show

August 18, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Ultrasonic Antifouling has been nominated for an environmental award ahead of the Southampton Boat Show. Ultrasonic Antifouling provides chemical-free antifouling for power boats and sailing boats all over the world. ... read full story

West Marines second annual “Green Product of the Year” contest.

August 18, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

West Marines Green Product of the Year Contest

West Marine has announced its second annual "Green Product of the Year" contest. West Marine has a mission to reduce its impact on the environment, and will award a prize of $10,000 to the Official Winner at the 2011 Miami International Boat Show. ... read full story

Oceana Announces Launch of Gulf of Mexico Research Expedition to Assess Long-Term Impacts of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

August 09, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Oceana to Use ROVs, Specialized Divers and Satellite Tags to Investigate Effects of Oil on Coral, Fish, Shark and Sea Turtle Species. Oceana, the largest international organization focused solely on ocean conservation, announced today the launch of its 2010 Gulf of Mexico Expedition that will assess the long-term impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.... ... read full story

NOAA grants SeaKeepers $100,000 USD

August 03, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The US National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has awarded $100,000 to the SeaKeepers Society in support of the continued operation and maintenance of 10 SeaKeeper 1000 monitoring systems deployed on member yachts. The grant will be used to: (1) test the stability of the pH and O2 sensors of the ocean sensor suites, (2)... ... read full story

Whale Attacks Yacht Cape Town, South Africa

July 22, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

A South African Southern Right Whale breached the water and landed on a private yacht smaching the boat's mast and upsetting the whale even further. ... read full story

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