7th International Marine Debris Conference (7IMDC)

18/09/2022 - 23/09/2022

Our Technical Adviser, Sam Durrance, will be attending the 7th International Marine Debris Conference (7IMDC) in Busan, Korea. 

Presenting a paper titled: 'Nurdles, one container, a billion problems', Sam will highlight knowledge gaps to better understand consequences of plastic pellet loss by the maritime industry and to adequately prepare for the risks associated with the future carriage of plastics.

The event is organized by an Executive Committee comprised of the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries of the Republic of Korea (MOF) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP),​ with the organizational support of ​the Korea Marine Environment Management Corporation (KOEM), and the technical support of​ U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).