Plastic bottle in the ocean

OPINION: a plastics ban onboard ships

Published: 11 April 2023

Is the shipping industry ready to give up the use of single-use plastics onboard ships?

"Even with the best management on board a ship, there is a chance that mismanagement on land means the bottles could still end up in the ocean. We can simply remove this contribution, and the technology exists for us to do so. Onboard drinking water systems are cost-effective, reliable and provide safe water", says BIMCO's Dr Bev Mackenzie, Head of Intergovernmental Engagement and the scientist leading BIMCO's work to combat marine plastic litter.

Read the full article in Robban Assafina - see pages 85-84 of Robban Assafina Magazine April 2023

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Communications Team

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