It was announced at the Our Ocean Conference in Bali that the Research Expedition Vessel (REV) will be used for education, capacity building, ocean literacy and policy-making programs
Amer Yachts launches environmentally friendly yacht Amer 94
The fourth yacht in the Amer 94 series, Amer Yachts' latest launch is powered by twin Volvo Penta D13-IPS1350 and utilises environmentally-friendly components and materials
Toyota Motor Europe sponsors Energy Observer, the hydrogen-powered ship on a world search for renewable energy solutions
Ship Energy Observer is setting off on a six year journey around the world in search of cleaner energy solutions for the planet
Princess Yachts announce their support of eXXpedition to Further Protect the Oceans
Princess Yachts have lent their support to all-female environmental voyage eXXpedition, which aims to shed light on the impact of plastic on the environment and human health
Holyhead Marina: Clean up operation is making progress with the help of volunteers
The clean up operation of Holyhead Marina and nearby beaches is making progress with more than 15 tonnes of polystyrene and 2,300 litres of oil recovered
Microsoft’s Paul Allen’s coral reef damage settlement to the Cayman Islands funds mega-yacht moorings
Billionaire Paul Allen's payment to the Cayman Islands after a coral reef was damaged by his mega-yacht has been invested in new moorings to avoid further damage to the protected reef
Former WWII US Navy and US Coast Guard cutter Acushnet acquired by Ocean Guardian
Acushnet, who received three battle stars for her services in World War II, has been bought by organisation Ocean Guardian to protect the environment and enforce the law
Tackling ocean pollution: Bottle deposit return system for Scotland
A deposit return system for drinks containers is to be introduced in Scotland with the aim of reducing pollution in the sea and on land
UK government commits £6M to fund green technologies for maritime sector
The British government has announced it will invest £6 million to help fund innovative technologies and fuels to reduce maritime emissions
Explorer Pen Hadow announces expedition to the North Pole in a yacht
Arctic explorer Pen Hadow has announced his next challenge - to lead an expedition to the North Pole by yacht
Boaty McBoatface returns home after successful Antarctic mission
The bright yellow Boaty McBoatface submersible has arrived back in Southampton after taking part in its first Antarctic mission
British cruise ship operator fined £350M for destroying a protected coral reef in Indonesia
The Indonesian Government has fined the London-based operator Noble Caledonia more than £350 million to cover the damage MS Caledonian Sky caused to the coral reef in Raja Ampat
Porto Montenegro in pilot partnership with Seabin Project
The Seabin collects all floating rubbish, oils, fuel and detergents. The V5 model is being tested at Porto Montenegro ahead of the start of commercial sales later this year
New adidas trainer made of ocean plastic goes on sale
The adidas UltraBOOST Uncaged Parley is now on sale, with an limited run of 7,000 pairs. It is made of up-cycled ocean plastic and other recycled material.
Pictures: Edorado 7S full-electric speedboat
The new Edorado 7S promises a top speed of 40 knots and zero emissions! Could this be the future of powerboating?
Brewery targets marine pollution by inventing edible six-pack rings
The edible six-pack rings are made from brewing by-products and are now being trialled. It's hoped they will eventually replace the plastic six-pack rings.
A step closer towards ridding oceans of plastic
Ambitious plans to rid the world's oceans of plastic have now moved forward as the Ocean Cleanup unveil its first prototype to be tested at sea.
Exclusive recycled sailcloth footwear launched
The new sailcloth CVO sneakers are made from sails which have been used by competitive sailors, including members of the US Sailing Team.
Concept for zero emissions cargo ship unveiled
The Fair Winds Trading Company is in the research and design stage of the project. A model of the cargo ship is currently undergoing sea trials. Watch the video here.
Pictures: Is it a home, a yacht or both?
The Russian designer behind the Your Yacht Your Home concept, Max Zhivov has been speaking to YBW about his latest project.