Archive for the ‘Climate’ Category

SOS Session Spotlight – Social License and the Blue Economy: Roles, Responsibilities and Opportunities for Innovation

SOS Session Spotlight – Social License and the Blue Economy: Roles, Responsibilities and Opportunities for Innovation
. SOS Session Spotlight – Social License and the Blue Economy: Roles, Responsibilities and Opportunities for Innovation The social and political acceptability of ocean industries, sometimes known as the “social license to operate”, plays a fundamental role in securing the future potential...
July 19th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

IMO: Addressing bioinvasions – GloFouling project sets to work in the Pacific

IMO: Addressing bioinvasions – GloFouling project sets to work in the Pacific
.. IMO: Addressing bioinvasions – GloFouling project sets to work in the Pacific In a spate of activity since its formal launch in March, the initial phase of the Glofouling Partnerships project is now well and truly underway with a series of technical workshops in the Pacific. The key message...
July 3rd, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, IMO, News, Organisations, Pollution | Read More

The Bulletin: Living in a world on fire

The Bulletin: Living in a world on fire
The Bulletin: Living in a world on fire Summer 2019 Vol.10 Ed.3 Living in a world on fire: Climate crisis requires action now In 1992 Al Gore published Earth in the Balance, his first book on global warming. He wrote, ‘We can believe in the future and work to achieve it and preserve it, or we...
July 1st, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Banking, Climate, Energy, Environment, Finance, Reports | Read More

GPI 2019 special report: Central banks and climate change

GPI 2019 special report: Central banks and climate change
.. GPI 2019 special report: Central banks and climate change Addressing climate risks to economies The global central banking community spent the last decade repairing the financial system after the international banking crisis. The OMFIF ESG special report, part of the Global Public Investor 2019...
June 30th, 2019 | Banking, Climate, Energy, Environment, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

Fugro to support climate change research in the Caribbean with coastal mapping data using RAMMS technology

Fugro to support climate change research in the Caribbean with coastal mapping data using RAMMS technology
RAMMS collected imagery and bathymetry data of a coastal environment Fugro to support climate change research in the Caribbean with coastal mapping data using RAMMS technology Geo-data specialist company Fugro is embarking on a coastal mapping project in Jamaica and Haiti to support The...
June 26th, 2019 | Climate, Environment, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Climate Crisis: Call for Immediate Ban on Heavy Fuel Oil in Arctic Shipping

Climate Crisis: Call for Immediate Ban on Heavy Fuel Oil in Arctic Shipping
Climate Crisis: Call for Immediate Ban on Heavy Fuel Oil in Arctic Shipping The Clean Arctic Alliance calls on the global shipping industry to immediately reduce ship speed to cut CO2 emissions globally, reduce black carbon emissions by switching to cleaner fuels in the Arctic and for International Maritime...
June 19th, 2019 | Bunkering, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin: June 2019 Edition 1

HFW Insurance Bulletin: June 2019 Edition 1
Costas FrangeskidesPartnerHolman Fenwick Willan LLP HFW Insurance Bulletin: June 2019 Edition 1 In this issue: Regulation and legislation; Court cases and arbitration; Market developments 1. Regulation and legislation UK: PRA Penalty for Outsourcing Failures The PRA has imposed a penalty of over £1...
June 15th, 2019 | Climate, Environment, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal | Read More

Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) 2018 report released

Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) 2018 report released
Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) 2018 report released The World Ocean Council, the unique global Blue Economy Business Organization, brings together the ocean business and investment community to work on Corporate Ocean Responsibility. The annual WOC Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) convenes these ocean...
June 10th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

ECOncrete Joins WOC

ECOncrete Joins WOC
ECOncrete Joins WOC Sectoral and Geographic Diversity of WOC Continues to Grow with Membership of ECOncrete, Global Developer of Bio-Enhancing Concrete Technology for Coastal and Marine Construction 8 June 2019 The World Ocean Council is proud to announce that ECOncrete has joined the WOC in support...
June 8th, 2019 | Climate, Construction, Environment, Oceanology | Read More

World Oceans Day – Investing in Ocean Futures – SOS 2019

World Oceans Day – Investing in Ocean Futures – SOS 2019
World Oceans Day – Investing in Ocean Futures – SOS 2019 Launches Program for Sustainable Ocean Summit 2019 (20-22 November, Paris) 7 June 2019 Every day is World Oceans Day at the World Ocean Council. And every day presents opportunities for investment and innovation in ocean health and...
June 7th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Sailing into a climate-challenged future – is shipping able to cope?

Sailing into a climate-challenged future – is shipping able to cope?
Sailing into a climate-challenged future – is shipping able to cope? Wärtsilä Corporation,  3 June 2019 at 1 pm EEST – 2018 can be viewed as the year of pivotal climate action when the world started demanding change. The global warming debate intensified when the Intergovernmental...
June 3rd, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Africa Blue Economy – WOC and German-African Business Day Collaborate

Africa Blue Economy – WOC and German-African Business Day Collaborate
Africa Blue Economy – WOC and German-African Business Day Collaborate World Ocean Council and German-African Business Association Work Together to Advance the Blue Economy in Africa 29 May 2019 “Blue Economy for Africa’s Growth” is the focus of the German-African Business Association’s 6th...
May 29th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Climate, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth…

The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth…
The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth… John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up 16 points earlier on today following the long weekend due to the spring Holiday as well as due to end of the European Union’s election process. Now if we have so far stressed the perplexed and enigmatic...
May 28th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Art and auctions, Associations, Charity, Chartering, Classification Societies, Climate, Construction, Consumers Market, Container shipping, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Holidays, HR, IMO, Insurance and Reinsurance, IT and Communications, LNG, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marinas, Maritime Art, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Mediterranean Shipping, News, Oceanology, Oil Industry, Organisations, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Religion, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Full summary of MEPC 74 / download sulphur 2020 guidelines

Full summary of MEPC 74 / download sulphur 2020 guidelines
Full summary of MEPC 74 / download sulphur 2020 guidelines The full summary of MEPC 74 is here: http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/MeetingSummaries/MEPC/Pages/MEPC-74th-session.aspx. Sulphur 2020 guidelines now available to download  http://www.imo.org/en/OurWork/Environment/PollutionPrevention/Documents/Resolution%20MEPC.320%2874%29.pdf    Sulphur...
May 21st, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution | Read More

The BDI@1,041; …slow steaming or loss of steam?

The BDI@1,041; …slow steaming or loss of steam?
John Faraclas The BDI@1,041; …slow steaming or loss of steam? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) remained close to last Friday’s levels gaining only one point. Geopolitics continue to be perplexed and messy. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capes’ BCI was up seven points at 1,470… The Panamaxes’...
May 20th, 2019 | Chartering, Climate, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Markets, News, Oceanology, Pollution, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

International London Wine Fair

International London Wine Fair
. International London Wine Fair “The peoples of the Mediterranean began to emerge from barbarism when they learnt to cultivate the olive and the vine” – Thucydides What is it that makes Greek wine great today? Well, to begin with, the number of stories it delivers to the modern wine consumer....
May 15th, 2019 | Climate, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Food and Drink | Read More

Market’s volatility continues…

Market’s volatility continues…
  John Faraclas Market’s volatility continues… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 34 points – now standing at 974, and looks likely that same might go over and above the 1,000 point threshold – the psychological four-digit barrier. Geopolitics continue to be messy and as we have warned: expect...
May 9th, 2019 | Chartering, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Oceanology, Pollution, Regulatory, Reports, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technology | Read More

The Arctic Ocean, cradle of viral biodiversity

The Arctic Ocean, cradle of viral biodiversity
TARA à l’archipel de François Joseph The Arctic Ocean, cradle of viral biodiversity New results, mainly from data from the Tara Oceans expedition (2009-2013), provide the most comprehensive catalog to date of viruses found in all the world’s oceans, including the Arctic Ocean. Led by...
April 25th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Climate, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

An Easter Day and note to remember

An Easter Day and note to remember
Happy Easter An Easter Day and note to remember Happy Easter, He Has Risen! Part of the Christian World Celebrates Easter today – particularly the Western so to speak Christians. On a unique sunny day with temperatures soaring to 21C,  instead of our classic Easter Sunday visit in Hampstead Heath, we*...
April 21st, 2019 | Anniversaries, Climate, Comment, Emissions, Environment, Events, Food and Drink, Holidays, Insight, Maritime History and Museums, Politics and Government, Pollution, Religion, Reports | Read More

What a splash that was on the first day of the 23rd Natural & Organic Products Europe 2019 at ExCel!

What a splash that was on the first day of the 23rd Natural & Organic Products Europe 2019 at ExCel!
A general view of the exhibition hall What a splash was the first day of the 23d Natural & Organic Products Europe 2019 at ExCel! Nothing can stop health, beauty and food – the three most ancient issues and causes of human life over many millennia! A great opening with too many guests from all...
April 7th, 2019 | Climate, Clubs, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consumers Market, Emissions, Environment, Exhibitions, Food and Drink, HR, Medical, Pollution | Read More

The Ambassador of Japan at HELMEPA

The Ambassador of Japan at HELMEPA
l to r:  Dimitris C. Mitsatsos, Y. Shimizu and Chr. Prekezes, HELMEPA Executive Coordinator, at the environmental exhibition in Paleon Faliron The Ambassador of Japan at HELMEPA Today, 4 April 2019, HELMEPA was honored by the visit of Mr. Yasuhiro Shimizu, the Japanese Ambassador in Greece, who has...
April 4th, 2019 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

EMFF: Ticking time-bomb for the ocean

EMFF: Ticking time-bomb for the ocean
..Seas at Risk EMFF: Ticking time-bomb for the ocean The European Parliament plenary voted today on how to spend approximately EUR 6 billion of European taxpayers’ money on ocean-linked activities under the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) 2021-2027. The decision to reintroduce subsidies...
April 4th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Fisheries, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Trade and Commerce | Read More

HELMEPA’s Environmental exhibition in Tripolis comes to a close

HELMEPA’s Environmental exhibition in Tripolis comes to a close
.. HELMEPA’s Environmental exhibition in Tripolis comes to a close The mobile Exhibition of HELMEPA titled “Marine Environment and Sciences” was hosted at the Apostolopouleio Cultural Center of Tripolis and operated under the auspices of the local Municipality between 19 and 28 March 2019. In cooperation...
April 3rd, 2019 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

New OMFIF report – Post-Brexit opportunities: ‘Whatever the future, Britain and Germany will remain pivotal partners’

New OMFIF report – Post-Brexit opportunities: ‘Whatever the future, Britain and Germany will remain pivotal partners’
    Post-Brexit opportunities: ‘Whatever the future, Britain and Germany will remain pivotal partners’ Banking & finance: working together to bolster European capital markets Trade: accelerating supply chain digitalisation and eliminating administrative burdens Climate change: powering...
March 28th, 2019 | Banking, Climate, Finance, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Precautionary approach over marine geoengineering solutions for climate change

Precautionary approach over marine geoengineering solutions for climate change
.. Precautionary approach over marine geoengineering solutions for climate change New United Nations GESAMP report reviews wide range of proposed marine geoengineering techniques. http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/PressBriefings/Pages/04-marinegeoengineeringGESAMP.aspx Adding iron or other nutrients...
March 12th, 2019 | Climate, Environment | Read More