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Sea legs in the Arctic

Canada geese with cruise ship, Vancouver Island In the 90’s I spent some time in the Bering Sea, as Chief Offiver of the Rainbow Warrior II during a campaign to stop overfishing in the ‘Doughnut Hole’. Later, I served as…

Pop-up shipbreaking yard

Shipbreaking yard, Jiangyin China At the SAIL Amsterdam event I set up a pop-up Shipbreaking yard, in cooperation with CSR Netherlands and Streetcornerwork. Visitors of the festival received information on the ship breaking practices in Asia and were invited to…

Ranking the Ships

Improving the sustainable performance of shipping has received a boost since the introduction of environmental indexing. At present, several indexing schemes are in operation, such as Green Award and Clean Shipping Index. Spring 2016 I conducted a research project with Mark…

At sea

Early september 2015 I was invited to join the Expedition Dogger Bank, gathering information on marine litter found on ship wrecks in the North Sea. For an overview of experiences (in Dutch) see

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