The Triton

Where in the World

Palma marina adds Seabin

ADVERTISEMENT

Marina Port Mallorca has installed a Seabin marine garbage device that can collect up to 3 pounds (1.5 kg) of floating garbage per day – more than half a ton a year.

Part of The Seabin Project, the device acts as a sort of vacuum cleaner and has the capacity to filter up to 6,604 gallons (25,000 liters) of water per hour. The device can hold up to 44 pounds (20 kg) of garbage filtered from the water, so it does not have to be emptied every day, according to a marina press release.

The Seabin also filters microplastics (plastic particles smaller than 5 millimeters), and can remove wood, paper, oil and detergent as well.

The Seabin, installed on one of the docks in the Bay of Palma, is the invention of two young Australians who manufacture and help install them at ports around the world. While the current device works at docks and marinas, there are plans to install a version of Seabin in the open ocean in the coming years, according to the marina.

Related Posts...
By Dorie Cox Recent hands-on training at Wesmar added confidence Read more...
By Dorie Cox Larger, deeper, fancier – that’s the goal Read more...
As Taiwan superyacht builder Johnson Yachts celebrates its 30th anniversary Read more...
ART: MARINA BSE Mitchell (1) ----- If need more use Read more...

Share This Post

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Please answer the question below to leave a comment. * Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Editor’s Picks

Motoryacht Loon’s crew works unique ‘charter’ after Hurricane Dorian

Motoryacht Loon’s crew works unique ‘charter’ after Hurricane Dorian

Story and photos by Dorie Cox “It was just like charter,” said Capt. Paul Clarke of M/Y Loon. “But instead of champagne, we were …

The Triton photographer takes photos of Grand Bahama from airplane

The Triton photographer takes photos of Grand Bahama from airplane

David Reed, founding publisher of The Triton, arrived at Abaco, Bahamas, with M/V True North, which left Fort Lauderdale on Sept. 8 for a …

The Triton on island after Hurricane Dorian tears through Marsh Harbour

The Triton on island after Hurricane Dorian tears through Marsh Harbour

David Reed, founding publisher of The Triton, stepped ashore at Marsh Harbour on Sept. 11 and shared these photos, noting he had never …

Pacific Hope brings medical and more to northern Bahamas

Pacific Hope brings medical and more to northern Bahamas

By Dorie Cox; Photos by Josh Ritchie The 182-foot M/V Pacific Hope left the Dominican Republic on Sept. 5 to head toward the northern …