Milestones

By systematically eliminating technical risks through rapid iterations, we aim to reach proof-of-technology as fast as possible, and scale up to full fleet in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch as of 2020.

The future
  • 2020
    Scale-up
The present
  • 2018
    System 001

    System 001

    On September 8, The Ocean Cleanup launched its first cleanup system into the North Pacific. After successful trials 350 nautical miles offshore, we set course to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, to deploy it in its designated environment. System 001 is now back in port for repair and maintenance. Follow the progress of System 001:

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The past