Italy to take in 182 migrants from humanitarian ship
A ship carrying 182 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean Sea said Sunday that Italy has granted permission for its passengers to disembark in Sicily. Italy's decision to take in the Ocean Viking comes ahead of a meeting in Malta on Monday that will be attended by French, German and Italian authorities. The officials will attempt to make a temporary deal to manage the standoffs that have in the past year kept migrants rescued by NGO ships stuck at sea for days and even weeks.
The Ocean Cleanup develops advanced technologies to rid the world's oceans of plastic . A full-scale deployment of our systems is estimated to clean up 50 % of the Great Pacific The Ocean Cleanup is developing a passive system, using the natural oceanic forces to catch and concentrate the plastic .
A supply ship towing a long floating boom designed to corral ocean plastic has set sail from San The ambitious project by The Ocean Cleanup , a Dutch non-profit group, hopes to clean up half of He said that scientists first learned about the plastic concentrating in the Pacific garbage patch in
A special ship designed to clean the oceans has harvested its first plastic from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch since setting sail from San Francisco last month, its Dutch inventor said Wednesday.
The project by The Ocean Cleanup, a Dutch non-profit group, involves a supply ship towing a floating boom that corrals marine plastic with the aim of cleaning half of the infamous patch within five years.
"Today we announce that our cleaning system in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch has been catching plastic for the first time," Boyan Slat, the 25-year-old Dutch CEO and founder of The Ocean Cleanup, told a press conference in Rotterdam.
Migrants arrive in Europe with big hopes, many questions
Will they be allowed to stay in Europe? If so, in which country? And will they have a choice? Can they go to school even if they are adults? How much does a SIM card cost? Nelson Oyedele, 37, said he fled violence and poverty in Nigeria with his wife and four small children."I don't know where I'm going to end up, I'm just going," he told an Associated Press reporter on the Ocean Viking, a Norwegian-flagged rescue ship run by the humanitarian organizations Doctors Without Borders and SOS Mediterranee. "My daughter says she wants to become a doctor. She could never become a doctor back in our country. Maybe here she will.
The Ocean Cleanup 's first cleanup system, System 001, is now on route into the Pacific Ocean . The system includes a tapered three-meter skirt to catch plastic floating just below the surface. The ship was heading to a spot 240 nautical miles off the California coastline for a two-week trial before
The ambitious project by The Ocean Cleanup , a Dutch non-profit group, hopes to clean up half of The system includes a tapered three-meter skirt to catch plastic floating just below the surface. He said that scientists first learned about the plastic concentrating in the Pacific garbage patch in the
"It's the first time actually anyone harvests plastic from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. So we think that we can actually clean the oceans."
Slat came up with the idea seven years ago, and the system has been undergoing tests for the past year.
The Maersk Launcher ship finally sailed from San Francisco on September 9 for trials on cleaning the patch, a floating trash pile twice the size of France that swirls in the ocean halfway between California and Hawaii.
It was towing a 600 metre(2,000-foot)-long boom device designed by Slat dubbed System 001, aimed at containing floating ocean plastic so it can be scooped up and recycled.
The system includes a tapered three-metre skirt to catch plastic floating just below the surface.
Man, 23, Critically Injured After Falling on Carnival Cruise Ship .
Man, 23, Injured After Falling on Carnival Cruise ShipThe man sustained “multiple significant injuries” while on the Carnival Valor ship off the coast of Louisiana, the Coast Guard said in a news release.