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Increase in number of Seabins

BREMERHAVEN. bremenports has been using the Seabin, a floating rubbish bin, to skim the water surface in the Kaiserhafen for over a year. It collects up to four kilos of plastic. A second Seabin was assembled in the fishing port in March and let loose in the water. Alongside the project partners RelyOn Nutec Deutschland and BIS Bremerhaven, the Seabins are due to clean up rubbish from the water over the next five years. Robert Howe, MD of bremenports, said: “Together, we can play a small yet key part in more environmental protection in the port.”


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