What Lies Beneath

Although the primary environmental concern challenging our industry is C02 and other emissions generated from burning fossil fuels, there are other vectors such as sewage and grey water that can also have an impact. Whilst on the larger yachts the new treatments plants take care of both, producing effluent that can be clean enough to […]

It’s Only Water! – Ballast Water and Superyachts

As we are getting ever closer to the Ballast Water Convention entering into force, requiring only 0.13% of World tonnage to tip the scales, I thought it timely to update and re-post this article that highlights some of the challenges for superyachts. Introduction To prevent the translocation of invasive aquatic species (IAS) via ships water ballast […]