Environment & Sustainability – Page 11

  • 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.

  • When a battery’s charge level drops below a pre-defined threshold, the fuel cell automatically starts to recharge it

    Fuel cells are silent and lightweight


    Reliable off-grid power is a challenge on-board yachts and sailboats.

  • TMS has added the new Watt & Sea POD 600 hydrogenerator to its range

    New Watt & Sea hydrogenerator


    In order to ensure effective power management at sea without harming the environment, distributor Technical Marine Supplies has added the new Watt & Sea POD 600 hydrogenerator to its range.

  • Ecoworks replaces undesirable ingredients with eco-solvents, plant and fermentation extracts

    Sector must ‘clean up’ its act


    If the marine sector was inspected by the education watchdog Ofsted for its use of environmentally-friendly cleaning products it would be given the lowest grade possible, ‘inadequate’, says Ecoworks Marine MD, Scott Johnson.

  • SMG is distributing Solar Technology's range of solar panels

    SMG adds Solar Technology to its portfolio


    In a world where the consequences of a throw- away society is starting to become evident, consumers are increasingly looking for products to help reduce their impact on the earth’s environment.

  • Floating rubbish is sucked into the Seabin

    Seabin wages war on ocean litter


    Reducing the ever-growing amount of plastic and litter in our oceans is something we’ve yet to tackle on a global scale, yet one firm, Seabin is waging it owns war on these pollutants with increasing  success.

  • De-Oil-It cleans grease, fuel and oil spills

    Ecological solutions from C-Quip


    With marine trade distributors increasingly being lobbied by customers to offer environmentally-friendly products, C-Quip is reminding boaters about its range of ecological De-Oil-It cleaning solutions.

  • Seabin

    Land Rover BAR install the UK's first ‘Seabin’


    The UK’s first Seabin has been installed on the Land Rover BAR team’s pontoon in Portsmouth.

  • Efoy Comfort fuel cells

    Efoy Comfort fuel cells powering Mini Transat


    More than 50% of boats taking part in the Mini Transat race are using SFC Energy’s Efoy Comfort fuel cells.

  • Gioco Solutions uses a patented process to reduce the occurrence of micro cracks and hot spots

    Not all PV panels are made the same


    The flexible solar cells made in Italy by Gioco Solutions uses a patented process to reduce the occurrence of micro cracks and hot spots.