Environment & Sustainability – Page 10

  • Marlec has introduced new solar panels from SunPower Photo: Marlec

    Marlec introduces new SunPower panels


    Renewable energy company Marlec, has introduced a new range of SunPower semi-flexible solar panels developed to deliver greater efficiency.

  • Dura Composites' new duct cover offers a low maintenance, heavy duty solution

    Sustainable solutions tick more boxes


    Now is the right time for marina developers to seize the opportunity to find smarter ways to reduce costs while promoting sustainability.

  • SLEEK Clean Care introduced refill pouches last year

    Post-consumer plastic waste is used for bottles


    Cleaning products company SLEEK Clean Care, has launched a new range of bottles, made from 100% post-consumer plastic waste collected from the ocean waterways and shores.

  • Wavebrite has been installed at Ocean Village Marina

    Wavestream complies with ECO Notation rules


    Wave International’s Paul Gullett says the company’s vision is simple: cleaner seas, oceans and waterways achieved by developing and marketing eco focused products aimed at reducing the effect marine transport has on the environment.

  • Suffolk Yacht Harbour has installed a Seabin and electric vehicle charging points Photo: Suffolk Yacht Harbour

    SYH invests in green initiatives


    As part of an investment into environmental initiatives, Suffolk Yacht Harbour (SYH) has installed a Seabin and two electric vehicle charging points at its River Orwell marina.

  • Afeco's new product helps wastewater treatment systems work more effectively Photo: Afeco

    Clean wastewater better the green way


    Engineering services provider Afeco has launched a filter system to ensure wastewater treatments work effectively, minimising pollution.

  • Dad's Boats pedal boats are designed so that two people can face each other whilst pedalling Photo: Dad's Boats

    Pollution-free pedal power in Norfolk


    Norfolk-based family firm, Dad’s Boats, is making waves with its environmentally-friendly pedal boat which allows two people to face each other and pedal in comfort.

  • WhisperPower has expanded its solar panel range Photo: WhisperPower

    WhisperPower expands range of solar panels


    To meet increasing demand for sustainable energy solutions, WhisperPower is continuing the expansion of its range with the addition of new solar panels and change regulators.

  • Marine 16's new range of biodegradeable cleaning products Photo: Marine 16

    Marine 16 aims to refill, reuse, recycle


    Marine 16 has launched a range of refillable biodegradeable cleaners aimed at reducing plastic waste.

  • Dura Composites has expanded its decking range Photo: Dura Composites

    Dura’s new eco-friendly decking


    Dura Composites has expanded its decking range to include Dura Desk Resist, a co-extruded board with a 360° outer angle.

  • Michael Bennet (l) from PGT Reclaimed from Vietnam presents the Green Apple Award to Plaswood's Katherine Lorek-Wallace and Hubbub's Adam Robinson Photo: The Green Organisation

    Boat made from bottles wins green award


    Polythene film recycler, RPC bpi recycled products and environmental charity, Hubbub, have won a Green Apple Environment Award 2018 for its 100% recycled plastic boat.

  • Maize cob meal is used in LIQUI MOLY's hand cleaner

    Maize cob used in hand cleaner


    LIQUI MOLY has launched a new more environmentally friendly hand cleaner.

  • August Race has added hydrophobic coatings to its range

    New hydrophobic coatings from August Race


    August Race has expanded its core marine maintenance adding four hydrophobic coatings.


    Alex Thomson newbuild will have zero emissions


    Alex Thomson Racing has underlined its commitment to sustainability by declaring an ambition to race around the world without the use of fossil fuels on its new IMOCA 60 yacht.

  • Three eco-friendly measures will keep a boat’s hull free from marine growth

    Sonihull takes part in marine growth trial


    A combination of three eco-friendly measures will keep a boat’s hull in perfect condition and free from marine growth, according to NRG Marine.

  • C-Quip has launched a new range of eco-friendly cleaning products from SLEEK Clean Care.

    Chemical background helps develop cleaning products


    C-Quip has launched a new range of eco-friendly cleaning products from SLEEK Clean Care.

  • The Rutland 1200 wind charger gives boat owners freedom of power from mains hook ups

    Marlec celebrates 40 years in renewable energy


    Preserving the environment is an important consideration for all, but one company in the marine sector, Marlec, has given it top priority for 40 years.

  • Fuel cells require no maintenance or hole drilling for cooling water circulation or exhaust

    Fuel cells give power in all-weathers


    Although the term fuel cell may conjure up visions of fossil-fuel and so contradict the definition of environmentally-friendly, these electricity producers are one of the most efficient and clean sources of electrical power, reports fuel cell distributor and consultancy, Fuel Cell Systems.

  • Solar panels maximise the life of onboard batteries

    Solar panels – a win, win scenario


    The marine sector needs to understand the full benefits of solar technology, says designer and manufacturer, Solar Technology International.

  • The LE-450 generates 20% more power

    Wind and lights give power boost


    With boats carrying an increasing amount of essential electric equipment which inevitably drain batteries even faster, owners and crews must maximise the power of nature while finding ways to reduce their onboard consumption.