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Where's The Ocean Cleanup?


2023 Nov 21st - "Last extraction this season, we’ll be back to continue the cleanup in the spring!
The tough winter conditions in the Pacific increase sailing times and reduce the amount of
plastic we can catch. So, we break for the winter and use this time for scheduled evaluation,
necessary maintenance and system upgrades."



The Ocean Cleanup

2021 Aug 5th - The Ocean Cleanup with System 002, aka Jenny, has returned to the
Great Pacific Garbage Patch (GPGP) with the next iteration of their ocean cleanup design for two six-week tests.

To us, direct action to mitigate a problem (ocean debris), is commendable and worth our support,
even if it's just by raising awareness.





2023 August 21st - CHEK News - Ocean Cleanup project removes 55 tonnes of plastic from the ocean ..... more news


Checks ship positions every 60 minutes, last checked February 05 at 3:59 pm


Trip Metric
Tons
Distance Speed in Knots Wind in Knots
Last KMs Last Max Avg Last Max
Test #1 8.2
5,346
11.2 3.44
21
Test #2 20.8
6,397
12.6 4.42
31
Harvest #1 5.2
6,032
12.0 4.41
36
Harvest #2 6.1
6,024
10.9 3.90
38
Harvest #3 13.9
5,949
14.8 3.57
30
Harvest #4 30.0
6,931
11.2 4.25
31
Harvest #7

5,413
11.0 3.35
22
Harvest #14
0.0 17 NA 7.0 7.00 NA NA
165.6 days at sea, 0 Crow KMs from Victoria


Ocean Cleanup
Garbage Patch

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Blue Underway - Terrestial AIS.
Green Underway - Satellite AIS.
Gold Stopped, at anchor, moored, or shown at last reported position.


Wind for The Ocean Cleanup at 48.41606, -123.39015


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The Ocean Cleanup ships at Ogden Point, Victoria - July 22, 2021.
The Ocean Cleanup ships at Ogden Point, Victoria - July 22, 2021 (Image: patbaywebcam.com)

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The Ocean Cleanup project’s latest iteration of plastic-collecting technology, the System 002.
The Ocean Cleanup project’s latest iteration of plastic-collecting technology, the System 002. (Image: The Ocean Cleanup)

More News


2023 March 9th - CHEK News - Mysterious sight off Esquimalt Lagoon revealed as ocean cleanup fire drill
Times Colonist - 'Ghost ship!': Puzzling ocean spray off B.C. coast captured on video


2021 October 21st - Times Colonist - Vessels return to Ogden Point with 98 tonnes of plastic garbage scooped from North Pacific


2021 September 21st - Hakai Magazine - Scooping Plastic Out of the Ocean Is a Losing Game


2021 September 9th - Peninsula News - Ocean Cleanup stops in Victoria to restock for next plastics hunt


2021 August 13 - Interesting Engineering - Ocean Cleanup Takes on the Great Pacific Garbage Patch With Its Biggest System Yet


2021 July 28 - Times Colonist - Ships head from Ogden Point to clean up Great Pacific Garbage Patch


2021 July 22 - UAS Weekly - Drones for Environmental Protection: Oceans Unmanned and The Ocean Cleanup Join Forces


2021 July 16 - Saanich News - Ocean plastic-trapping ‘artificial coastline’ to depart from Victoria


2021 July 14 - Victoria BUZZ - Vessel designed to clean up ocean debris is departing from Victoria this month

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