Environment & Sustainability – Page 9

  • ePropulsion is to provide SailGP with electric outboards for its support boats

    ePropulsion is a SailGP official partner


    ePropulsion has been appointed as an official partner to SailGP with the electric outboard manufacturer supplying products for the global sailing racing league’s season two and three.

  • SailGP and Kuehne+Nagel will work together on sustainable shipping methods for the global racing

    Net carbon programme for SailGP


    SailGP and its new logistics partner Kuehne+Nagel are aiming to minimise the carbon footprint of the sail racing league''s transport.

  • The FLOKI 6.5 uses carbon negative bamboo fabric Photo: Cobratex

    Sicomin resins in new Mini 6.5 class build


    Sicomin has confirmed the use of its GreenPoxy resins in the build of a new sustainable Mini 6.5 class yacht, the FLOKI 6.5.

  • The e-Voyager electric ferry will be appearing at MDL's Green Tech Boat Show

    New green boat show


    MDL Marina’s Green Tech Boat Show is thought to be the first boat show of its kind in the UK.

  • Plastic Odyssey will convert plastic into fuel. Photo credit: Raphael Barriol

    Simrad guides plastic expedition vessel


    Simrad Yachting has partnered with Plastic Odyssey, a scientific and environmental expedition visiting three continents over the next three years.

  • SABA has placed sustainability high on its agenda

    New sustainable bond range


    SABA adhesives has introduced a new sustainable bond logo to its Sabatack range of sealants and adhesives with the aim of helping customers make informed choices when choosing sustainable products.

  • Marchetti Tech’s new graphene-based paints, primers and coatings help protect against corrosion Photo: Marchetti Tech

    Protect against corrosion with graphene paint


    Marchetti Tech has launched a new line of graphene-based sustainable primers and paints to improve performance and durability in the boating industry.

  • Typhoon's new Tech t-shirts are manufactured from recycled materials

    Typhoon minimises its effect on the eco-system


    Changes in production processes have helped Typhoon International minimise its impact on the environment.

  • Lars Skytte Jørgensen, vice president technology development, Alfa Laval Marine Photo: Alfa Laval

    Large scale testing of methanol begins


    Large scale testing of methanol as a marine fuel will soon begin at the Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre in Aalborg, Denmark.

  • Ecocoast's acquisition of Bolina is enabling the companies to grow globally

    Bolina expands its UK team


    Ecocoast acquired Bolina a year ago and has since achieved a 17% growth in revenue.

  • Bolina’s floating debris barrier removes 7 tonnes of waste per month Photo: Bolina

    Debris barrier cleans up Belgian river


    Bolina, an Ecocoast company, has installed a floating debris barrier on the Belgian tidal river of Scheldt.

  • The DynaRig concept has been successfully installed on larger yachts Photo: Southern Spars

    Push for wind propulsion in commercial fleet


    Southern Spars, a division of North Technology Group, has joined the International Windship Association (IWSA), which promotes the uptake of wind propulsion in the commercial fleet.

  • PV Logic's new panel folds into a small package

    New fold-up solar panel


    The new PV Logic 8W fold up solar panel will keep a 12V boat battery charged and ready to go.

  • Phil Sharp with the Genevos Hydrogen Power Module. Pic courtesy Gilles Delacuvellerie

    Clean-energy prototype


    Yacht racing project OceansLab clean-tech spin-off company Genevos is collaborating to prototype a clean-hydrogen-electric energy system.

  • Solar Technology's new solar panels are available in two power output sizes

    Optimum power in a small package


    Solar Technology’s new Mono High Density (MHD) solar panels have been developed to deliver optimum power in a smaller, lighter package.

  • The Voltaire 33 SKY is Voltaire Electric Yachts first model Photo: Voltaire Electric Yachts

    Voltaire launches first all-electric model


    Voltaire Electric Yachts has announced the official start of operation as well as the launch of its first all-electric boat.

  • Marinas and chandleries will become Sleek refill centres Photo: Sleek

    Sleek refills at marinas and chandleries


    Sleek is teaming up with marinas and chandleries to offer upgraded recycling options for its range of eco-friendly cleaning products.

  • Ecoworks Marine has added to its distributor network

    Ecoworks Marine expands its reach


    Ecoworks Marine has added Exalto Marine and 37 South to its growing list of distributors for its sustainable cleaning products.

  • The Victron SmartSolar MPPT Charge Controller Photo: Midland Chandlers

    Solar controllers from Midland Chandlers


    Midland Chandlers has expanded its range of environmentally-conscious items that include solar controllers, cleaning products and stove fuels.

  • Solar Technology has provided solar panels to support an Atlantic rowing event

    Solar panels support Atlantic row


    Solar Technology International’s PV Logic semi-flexible solar panels will be used to support a team of serving and former Royal Marine Commandos as they row across the North Atlantic Ocean in the Ocean Revival 2020.