Category Archives: Marine Environment

Pollution Prevention: Dealing with spills


For anyone responsible for spill management, this Guidance document is for you. Under the umbrella delivery of regulatory guidance from NetRegs operated under a partnership between the Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) in Northern Ireland and Scottish Environment Protection Agency … Continue reading

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World Enviroment Day – 5 June 2018


In just over two week’s time, this year’s World Environment Day (5 June 2018) will start and will provide an opportunity for each of us to embrace the many ways that we can help to combat plastic pollution around the … Continue reading

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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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