Category Archives: Marine Environment

CONSULTATION: UK National Standard for Marine Oil Spill Response Providers

Under the Merchant Shipping (Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response and Co-operation Convention) Regulations 1998 (SI 1988 No.1056) (as amended), all UK ports, harbours and oil-handling facilities must submit Oil Spill Contingency Plans (OSCP) to the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA), or, … Continue reading

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Burial at Sea Requirements in the United Kingdom

In a recent publication from the UK’s Marine Management Organisation (MMO), the specifications for coffins for burial at sea have been confirmed. Whilst this article is a little outside the normal environmental and sustainability issues, there is quite a demand … Continue reading

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