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Cargo Pollution: Billions of Nurdles

Posted: Mar 18, 2022 9:00:00 AM

Not all pollution comes in the form of smokey exhaust plumes and thick oil spills. In fact, what’s known as the “worst maritime disaster” involved spilled cargo containers of tiny plastic pellets called nurdles, which are used to make larger pieces of plastic. […]

What is NRDA?

Posted: Jan 12, 2022 10:53:00 AM

We already know that hazardous waste sites and oil spills can have detrimental effects on the environment. But without monitoring and assessing those incidents, how can we mitigate the damage? […]

Get To Know Fiona Hanley

Posted: Sep 8, 2021 9:30:00 AM

Next in our employee series, we would like to spotlight Fiona Hanley. […]

Cargo Pollution: Shoes on Shore

Posted: Jun 16, 2021 9:15:00 AM

In our cargo pollution series, we’ve set out to show that cargo pollution includes far more than just toxic fumes and oil spills. We’ve told the stories of how rogue rubber ducks, LEGO® pieces, and even Doritos chips have made their way to shores all around the world after falling off cargo ships. […]

Doritos Beach Spill

Cargo Pollution: Doritos Beach Spill

Posted: Apr 21, 2021 9:30:27 AM

Not all ship pollution comes in the form of oil spills and carbon monoxide emissions. Sometimes, ship pollution occurs when cargo containers fall off vessels, littering the ocean with anything and everything from LEGO® pieces to rubber ducks. […]

How to Report an Oil Spill

Posted: Mar 25, 2021 9:56:05 AM

An oil spill just occurred. Do you know what to do next? Our infographic provides step-by-step instructions on how to report an oil spill: […]

Sulphur 2020 Regulations: One Year Later

Posted: Feb 10, 2021 10:15:00 AM

One year ago, on January 1, 2020, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) limited the allowable sulfur content in marine fuel, reducing the amount from 3.5% to .50% m/m (mass by mass). Known as IMO 2020 or Sulphur 2020, this cap is arguably the strictest environmental regulation in ocean transport to date and promised to have a widespread impact on... […]

Pollution Insurance Terms

19 Pollution Insurance Terms You Should Know

Posted: Feb 3, 2021 11:52:49 AM

Some of the most common terms and phrases used in the industrial pollution industry, and those specific to the insurance niche in the industry, can be confusing. Some are mysterious acronyms and others seem straightforward, but might have hidden complexities. […]


Posted: Nov 18, 2020 10:45:00 AM

At Safe Harbor, we are more than paper; we are a partner. With roughly 50 cumulative years of experience, Safe Harbor continues to offer the strongest and longest track record of combined expertise solely dedicated to the vessel pollution industry, plus World-Class customer service. […]

Get To Know Danielle Lawrence

Posted: Oct 28, 2020 9:00:00 AM

For our latest employee spotlight, we’d like to introduce Danielle Lawrence. While fairly new to Safe Harbor, Danielle plays an important role for our team and customers. […]


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