Last night I went on Youtube, searched for "plastic pollution" and started watching all the videos related to the subject. This has been a very hot topic for quite a while and was curious to find out what's new. In my search, I've also found some bloggers and youtubers who went living on a plastic … Continue reading Simple Complicated Things: about plastic pollution
NOTE: I wrote this post yesterday but believe it or not, I did not have the time to finish it and have it published. Yes I know I am not working right now but the limited internet is not helping me either. And in case you are wondering, Tallinn was awesome today!!! Good morning from … Continue reading Where does the wastewater go?
Happy Earth Day 2018 folks! Since today it's all about ways to celebrate Earth Day and eliminate the plastic pollution, here is a look back on some of my favorite moments and our involvement in protecting the environment since last April 22nd. Cannot wait to create similar events and memories in the future! As you … Continue reading This Sunday it’s All about Earth Day
Oil pollution at sea has been a hot topic for decades. There have been too many unfortunate incidents that led to disastrous consequences to the environment but these unfortunate incidents also led to a very strict legislation when it comes to oil spills and handling of bilges from ships. What is bilge water? It is … Continue reading About bilge water treatment
I got asked a few days ago if our ship carries ballast water and how do we handle it. First thing first, what is ballast water? Ballast water is water taken onboard by ships for stability reasons and can contain plants, animals, aquatic and marine species which are then taken across the globe. Once this … Continue reading Talking about Ballast Water
Today I received this beauty as a gift from the Navigation Officer. Not that he is trying to tell me something but we had these new books on order for a while and we just received them today. Of course, the first question everyone around had was “what changed?”. I was wondering the same and … Continue reading MARPOL 2017 Consolidated edition – first impressions