2018 Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Competition Now Open

The 2018 National Sea Grant College Program Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship competition is now open. Students enrolled toward a degree in a graduate or professional program with an interest in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources may apply. Applications are due to your…

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Hazmat Inventory Certifications for Ship Recycling

DNV GL and Norddeutsche Reederei H. Schuldt have signed a contract to carry out Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM) certifications for the shipping company‚Äôs managed fleet of more than 50 vessels. Certification fulfills requirements of the European Ship Recycling Regulation, which came into force in 2013 to address the environmental and health issues associated with…

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Algae Forms Bright Ring Around Antarctica

Every year during the austral summer (when it’s winter in North America), satellite imagery reveals a wide belt of unusually reflective seawater encircling Antarctica. This bright, patchy halo is known as the Great Calcite Belt and covers 16 percent of the entire global ocean. Eos reports that new research shows how dense algae populations in…

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