ReCleanSea is an a non-governmental and non-profit association who’s ambition is to propose, test and operate devices to fight plastics wastes pollution. Our experience of the seas drive us towards known and simple concepts. We do consider our approach as complementary to the numerous initiatives already existing around this topic onshore or offshore. We hope that our efforts will push governments, international institutions and citizen to mobilize even stronger to limit the environmental disaster that takes place as we speak.
David has spent many years sailing and has witnessed the deterioration of the oceans. in 2017, David gather a team of motivated industrials in order to tackle the plastic pollution issue.
David is the founder of O5 Marine, a maritime operator committed to responsible shipping. David has a 20 year experience in managing projects in the maritime environment. David holds a Marine Engineering degree complemented by an INSEAD GMP (General Management Program).
O5 Marine is a maritime services provider committed to influence the shipping industry towards a lower impact on the planet. O5 Marine manages ships for its clients and develop vessels with low impact on the environment.
Thomsea is a leading company in the field of designing, building and operating floating collectors of macro-plastics and oil in waters. Founded by a former fisherman, Thomsea has designed the best tools to help clean-up polluted areas after oil spills or plastic pollution at sea and in rivers.
Forerunner and leader in geosciences, CGG acquires, processes and interprets data and surveys related to geological oil reserves. We deliver our unique expertise in geoscience technology and project management through our three complementary business Divisions: Equipment, Acquisition and GGR (Geology, Geophysics & Reservoir).
EREMA is world’s number one in developing and manufacturing plastics recycling machines and system components. Founded in 1983 as a pioneer in the industry, it has built over 5000 machines in operation around the globe, which produce more than 14 million tons of plastics pellets every year.
ReCleanSea supports Puremar
Benoît Quémar, a long-time sea lover and experienced swimmer, wish to raise awareness on ocean plastic pollution in a unique way, while triggering prevention and cleaning operations on shores and at sea.
The Puremar Challenge consists in swimming along the Mediterranean coast, from Marseille to Monaco, in the summer of 2020, while sometimes towing a 3m-wide collection net during demonstrations, which otherwise will be towed by Benoît’s supporting boat at all times.
Volunteers, elected officials, partners, VIPs, school students, etc. will be invited to swim, sail or kayak along the way to join and support the event. Read the full information on the Puremar Challenge on www.puremar.org