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Ocean Plastics Recovery with Closed Loop, Waste Management Approach with remote controlled and automated vessels and systems.
by Oceanamatica (Non-governmental organization (NGO))
Our program is a closed loop, waste management approach to ocena plastics. We recover ocean plastics and reprocess them at sea, to return the plastics to industries. This saves energy and reduces pollution, by not converting plastics to fuel, but to retain that stored energy (stored liquid carbons) for use in other products. As a mobile operational unit, consisting of ocean cleaning vessels, a base ship, and remote operated drone, we recover macro and micro plastics.
Progress reports
By 2025, prevent and significantly reduce marine pollution of all kinds, in particular from land-based activities, including marine debris and nutrient pollution
Type of commitment
  • Other (please specify): open ocean cleanup
  • Plastics recovery/recycling/reuse:
By 2020, sustainably manage and protect marine and coastal ecosystems to avoid significant adverse impacts, including by strengthening their resilience, and take action for their restoration in order to achieve healthy and productive oceans
Type of commitment
  • Large Marine Ecosystem approach
Increase scientific knowledge, develop research capacity and transfer marine technology, taking into account the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission Criteria and Guidelines on the Transfer of Marine Technology, in order to improve ocean health and to enhance the contribution of marine biodiversity to the development of developing countries, in particular small island developing States and least developed countries
Type of commitment
  • Scientific, socioeconomic and interdisciplinary research
  • Research capacity development
  • Data access and sharing
  • Training and professional development
  • Scientific cooperation
  • Transfer marine technology
  • Actions that support SIDS and LDCs
Enhance the conservation and sustainable use of oceans and their resources by implementing international law as reflected in UNCLOS, which provides the legal framework for the conservation and sustainable use of oceans and their resources, as recalled in paragraph 158 of The Future We Want
Type of commitment
  • Activities to raise awareness of the comprehensive legal and policy framework for the sustainable development of oceans and seas, in particular UNCLOS, its Implementing Agreements and other relevant ocean-related instruments and promote their effective im
  • Ratification, accession and acceptance of UNCLOS, its Implementing Agreements and other relevant ocean-related instruments
  • Activities to develop the capacity of States towards broader participation in and effective implementation of UNCLOS and its implementing Agreements
  • Strengthening ocean governance, for example through the development of a national ocean policy or regional ocean policy
  • Development of necessary infrastructure and/or enforcement capabilities to comply with international law, as reflected in UNCLOS and as complemented by other ocean-related instruments
December 2018
Produce one operation unit of 1 base ship, 4 ocean cleaning vessels (macro plastics program), 2 micro plastics recovery vessels
December 2019
Recovery of 20,000 metric tons of ocean plastics
February 2019
Recovery of 60 metric tons of ocean plastics
Other, please specify
Personal contributions
Staff / Technical expertise
Students and volunteers
Basic information
Time-frame: June 2017 - December 2099
Oceanamatica (Non-Governmental Organisation)
Ocean Basins
  • Global
Beneficiary countries
Other beneficaries
Contact information
Jeff Shattuck, Founder, info@oceanamatica.org, 8084197557
Honolulu, United States of America
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