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First Non-Shipping Company Joins Eyesea

German apparel manufacturer GOT BAG has become the first non-shipping company to join the Eyesea initiative. In 2016, GOT BAG started sourcing Ocean Impact Plastic, recycling it, and processing it into backpacks. The company now works with a network of 2,500 fishermen and people in Indonesia collecting Ocean Impact Plastic. The material is then sorted […]

Eyesea Supports Indian Clean-Up and Mapping Initiative

Eyesea has announced a pollution clean-up and mapping partnership with the Luna Story Foundation in the Vasai area, north of Mumbai, India. The Luna Story Foundation helped test the Eyesea App in early 2021, and the data collected in this phase showed how the app could be used by clean-up groups to record their work […]

‘Found my Kids Playing With Plastic Trash at a Beach So I Cleaned Up 650 Tonnes of It’

“The weirdest thing I’ve found at a beach while cleaning up has been a human skull,” says Lisbon Ferrao, a marketing professional whose passion, and side venture for many years now has been cleaning the beaches of Mumbai city. Today, the group ‘Vasai Beach Cleaners’ is one step toward Mumbaikars having spotless sands once again.  […]

Kaiko Systems joins Eyesea to support ocean pollution data collection

Eyesea is a nonprofit organisation with a mission to map global pollution and maritime hazards. Its mobile application allows individuals to submit geotagged photographs which the organisation plans to use to identify what makes up maritime pollution, its density, and where clean-up efforts can have the greatest impact. “Collecting proper data on where maritime pollution […]


Dubai-headquartered GAC Group has announced its membership of the maritime pollution reporting and mapping initiative, Eyesea, which uses a smartphone app through which users submit geotagged photographs to report hazards and pollution. GAC Group recently unveiled its Roadmap to Sustainability, which sets out its commitment to adapt, reduce and mitigate its activities. “Eyesea has developed […]

Press from Eyesea’s launch

App to cut maritime pollution launched in Isle of Man. Includes interview with Eyesea Chief Operating Officer Cath Robertshaw. Read More

Pollution mapping app goes live

The industry-backed Eyesea pollution mapping initiative has gone live following six months of testing onboard commercial ships, recreational boats, and with community volunteers. The Eyesea app is now available on Google Play and in the Apple App stores. The pollution mapping initiative collects and processes oceanic pollution data, now via the click of a smartphone. […]

IOMSR: First flag state to partner Eyesea ocean clean up initiative

The Isle of Man Ship Registry (IOMSR) has become the first flag state to formally back the Eyesea initiative, the not for profit organization formed last year to map marine pollution. The move will see the IOMSR director Cameron Mitchell become an ambassador of Eyesea while the registry, which is home to 10,000 seafarers aboard more than […]

MPC Container Ships Announces Support of Eyesea

MPC Container Ships ASA (“MPCC” or the “Company”, together with its subsidiaries the “Group”), is pleased to announce its support and membership of the recently launched Eyesea initiative. Eyesea, with the support of the shipping and maritime industry, is developing a maritime pollution reporting and mapping smartphone application through the use of geotagged pictures. CEO Constantin […]

Shipping industry unites in support of ‘game-changing’ Eyesea plan to map global oceanic pollution for the first time

‘Who’s who’ of maritime leaders, ship managers and owners pledge support for Eyesea’s evidence-based approach to tackling ocean and coastal pollution Launched officially today, the not-for-profit initiative is developing cutting-edge technology to collect pollution data and build comprehensive maps designed to inform and empower government and NGO environmental efforts Read the full press release here