Archive for the ‘EEZ’ Category

The BDI@1,231 …medieval figures that hurt

The BDI@1,231 …medieval figures that hurt
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) is now 1,016 points below the figure as of the end of December 2013 when it stood at 2,247 points. Geopolitics with all types of wars dangerously spreading; IBIA’s 2018 Convention finale more than a cause to celebrate! John Faraclas daily briefing: The BDI by...
November 8th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Chartering, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corruption, Dry Bulkcarriers, EEZ, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Gas, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Pollution, Reports | Read More

Addressing marine plastic litter from ships – action plan adopted

Addressing marine plastic litter from ships – action plan adopted
Marine litter The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has pledged to address the significant problem posed by plastics to the marine environment, with the adoption of an action plan which aims to enhance existing regulations and introduce new supporting measures to reduce marine plastic litter...
October 30th, 2018 | Associations, Climate, EEZ, Emissions, Environment, IMO, Oceanology, Organisations, Politics and Government, Pollution | Read More

TAG’s: SUBSEA Security – EEZ Awareness – Assisting Governments – Maritime Intelligence & Security –

TAG’s: SUBSEA Security – EEZ Awareness – Assisting Governments – Maritime Intelligence & Security –
The OPV55 TAG’s: SUBSEA Security – EEZ Awareness – Assisting Governments – Maritime Intelligence & Security – SatCom interception and monitoring fighting IUU Fishing and Terrorism Providing effective tools to meet growing challenges to maritime security, safety and sovereignty....
June 11th, 2018 | EEZ, IT and Communications, Piracy and Terrorism, Technical, Technology | Read More

Agenda and Speakers announced for debut Africa Blue Economy Forum 2018

Agenda and Speakers announced for debut Africa Blue Economy Forum 2018
Paul Holthus Participants will include Captain Peter Hammarstedt, Chairman, Sea Shepherd Australia and Dr Kamal-Deen Ali, Executive Director, Centre for Maritime Law and Security Africa LONDON, United Kingdom, May 14, 2018/ — The Africa Blue Economy Forum (ABEF) (www.ABEF2018.com) 2018 has announced...
May 14th, 2018 | Climate, EEZ, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Initial GHG strategy for international shipping set for adoption

Initial GHG strategy for international shipping set for adoption
The International Maritime Organization’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 72) is now under way at IMO Headquarters in London (9-13 April). The adoption of an initial strategy on the reduction of GHG emissions from ships is one of the key items on the agenda.  http://www.imo.org/en/Mediacentre/WhatsNew/Pages/default.aspx ...
April 9th, 2018 | EEZ, Environment, Oil Spill | Read More

Find out what’s new at Oi18

Find out what’s new at Oi18
Register Now Who’s Exhibiting? What’s On Travel & Hotels With less than two weeks to go till doors open, Oi18 will be a bigger and better event than before. A multitude of the biggest names within the...
March 1st, 2018 | Associations, Climate, EEZ, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

The 8th MEPA – Marine Environment Protection Association was created

The 8th MEPA – Marine Environment Protection Association was created
Dimitis Mitsatsos at the podium delivering his speech Yesterday, 28 February 2018, the Director General of HELMEPA, Dimitris C. Mitsatsos and the Chairman of Dubai Council for Marine & Maritime Industries (DCMMI), Mr. Khamis Juma Buamim, signed the Inaugural Declaration of UAEMEPA, the United Arab...
March 1st, 2018 | Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, EEZ, Emissions, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Cooperation for oil spill preparedness in west, central and southern Africa

Cooperation for oil spill preparedness in west, central and southern Africa
… Briefing: 31 17/11/2017  – A regional conference of countries in west, central and southern Africa has committed to continue to work at both national and regional levels to boost preparedness to deal with oil spill incidents which could be devastating both for the marine environment...
November 17th, 2017 | EEZ, Environment, IMO, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Organisations, Pollution | Read More

OI 2018: The place to do business with international ocean technology buyers

OI 2018: The place to do business with international ocean technology buyers
Why Exhibit? 2018 Floorplan Exhibiting Brochure Sponsorship Expand your business globally by exhibiting at Oi 2018 Are you looking to do business with the largest and most influential gathering...
July 25th, 2017 | Climate, Construction, EEZ, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

IMO Secretary-General visits Antarctica

IMO Secretary-General visits Antarctica
from the Secretary-General’s visit in Antarctica 14/02/2017  IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim experienced polar conditions at first hand during a recent visit to Antarctica (8-12 February). Shipping in waters surrounding the two poles has increased in recent years. IMO’s Polar Code entered...
February 14th, 2017 | Climate, EEZ, Emissions, Environment, Events, IMO, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Organisations, People and Places, Pollution | Read More

Governments reaffirm commitment to protect marine environment

Governments reaffirm commitment to protect marine environment
38th Consultative Meeting of Contracting Parties (London Convention 1972) and 11th Meeting of Contracting Parties (London Protocol 1996), 19-23 September 2016 Governments at the recent meeting of Parties which regulate the dumping of wastes at sea have called for more action to address marine litter...
October 3rd, 2016 | Climate, EEZ, Emissions, Environment, IMO, Oceanology, Organisations, Pollution | Read More

Fugro performs integrity management support under Det Norske contract

Fugro performs integrity management support under Det Norske contract
  Skandi Carla Fugro has been awarded a three-year contract for integrity management support (IMS) and intervention works for Det norske in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea. The offshore scope covers subsea assets at Alvheim, Vilje, Volund and Bøyla field developments, with the work being conducted...
June 16th, 2016 | EEZ, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Marcus Fysh Gets Under The Surface of Thales’ Operations

Marcus Fysh Gets Under The Surface of Thales’ Operations
l to r: Marcus Fysh MP with Phil Jones Managing Director of the Maritime Mission Systems business, Thales UK and Site Director for the Templecombe facility Marcus Fysh MP visited the Ocean House site of Thales, looking at the underwater and maritime side of the company on Friday 13 May. The Member of...
May 16th, 2016 | Charity, EEZ, Piracy and Terrorism, Underwater Shipping | Read More

ICS strongly criticises “Prestige” judgement by Spanish Supreme Coury

ICS strongly criticises “Prestige” judgement by Spanish Supreme Coury
At a meeting of the International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds (IOPCF) this week, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has strongly criticised the judgement of the Spanish Supreme Court in the ‘Prestige’ Case.  This judgement (in January 2016, but discussed by the IOPC Funds this week)...
April 29th, 2016 | Associations, Disputes, EEZ, Emissions, Environment, Health and Safety, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, International Chamber of Shipping, Legal, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Organisations, Politics and Government, Pollution, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Weather | Read More

Experience innovation with FUGRO at OI 2016

Experience innovation with FUGRO at OI 2016
Fugro’s new ‘virtual surveyor’ service – OARS® – eliminates the requirement for a surveyor to be present onboard vessels operating offshore Leidschendam, the Netherlands,  2nd March 2016 EXPERIENCE INNOVATION WITH FUGRO AT OCEANOLOGY INTERNATIONAL 2016 Fugro will utilise its exhibition...
March 2nd, 2016 | Climate, EEZ, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Underwater Shipping | Read More

HELMEPA – Lloyd’s Register Foundation Campaign: next stop, Chios

HELMEPA – Lloyd’s Register Foundation Campaign: next stop, Chios
The “Educational Community and Public Awareness Campaign on the Marine Environment, Shipping and Sciences”, which is carried out by HELMEPA across 14 Greek towns and cities between 2014-2017 with the support of Lloyd’s Register Foundation* (the Foundation), moves on to the island of Chios.  The...
February 15th, 2016 | Associations, Climate, EEZ, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology | Read More

Even more to Oceanology International 2016…

Even more to Oceanology International 2016…
Exhibitions offer a chance to see and discuss new technology. Photograph taken at Oceanology International 2014, credit to: Trevor Smeaton EVEN MORE TO OCEANOLOGY INTERNATIONAL 2016 THAN RECORD BREAKING EXHIBITION AND 10 CONFERENCE STREAMS The world’s largest marine science and ocean technology event,...
February 10th, 2016 | Associations, Climate, EEZ, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

OI 2016: Growing aquaculture opportunities in the conference spotlight

OI 2016: Growing aquaculture opportunities in the conference spotlight
Seeing things close up. Photograph taken at Oceanology International 2014. Credit to: Trevor Smeaton The growing economic importance of the aquaculture industry in the marine environment, and the opportunities for technology transfer are highlighted by the day-long ‘Aquaculture’ conference stream...
February 2nd, 2016 | Associations, Climate, Construction, EEZ, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

OI 2016: unmanned vehicles and vessels in the spotlight

OI 2016: unmanned vehicles and vessels in the spotlight
Photograph taken at Oceanology International 2014. Credit to: Trevor Smeaton The Unmanned Underwater Vehicles Showcase has long been a feature at Oceanology International 2016 (OI 2016), the world’s largest marine science and ocean technology exhibition and conference, (ExCeL London, UK 15-17 March)....
January 25th, 2016 | Climate, Construction, Drill ships, EEZ, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

OI 2016: Handling big data in the conference spotlight

OI 2016: Handling big data in the conference spotlight
Photograph taken at Oceanology International 2014 accross Kongsberg stand . Credit to: Trevor Smeaton ‘Handling Big Data’ appears on the conference agenda at the forthcoming Oceanology International 2016 (OI 2016) for the first time. The half day conference at the world’s largest marine science...
January 22nd, 2016 | Climate, EEZ, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

OI 2016: leading edge positioning & metrology techniques & technologies

OI 2016: leading edge positioning & metrology techniques & technologies
From OI 2014-crowded aisles Challenging times for the offshore survey and metrology industry require innovative and leading edge techniques and technologies that deliver operational efficiencies and productivity. And that, in the words of one of the co-chairmen of the ‘Positioning and Metrology’...
January 20th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Climate, Construction, Drill ships, EEZ, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Supply ships, Technical, Technology | Read More

Time to register for Oceanology International 2016

Time to register for Oceanology International 2016
From OI 2014-crowded aisles Online registration for Oceanology International 2016 (OI 2016) the world’s largest marine science and ocean technology exhibition and conference is now open, and the conference programme with its ten free-to-attend streams has also been published. OI 2016 takes place from Tuesday...
January 5th, 2016 | Climate, EEZ, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

2015 ends with a big bang, given the lowest ever BDI

2015 ends with a big bang, given the lowest ever BDI
John Faraclas Whatever happened to the Shipping Markets and in particular the Dry ones, rests entirely with our humane business wrong behaviour: greediness  in the ship sales and purchase front and  wrong strategy for not selling or buying at the right time; wrong assessments by wrong assessors of...
December 18th, 2015 | Chartering, Climate, Dry Bulkcarriers, EEZ, Energy, Environment, Fixtures, Gas, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipfinance | Read More

Energy International Risk Assessment (EIRA) Newsletter 9th Dec 2015

Energy International Risk Assessment (EIRA) Newsletter 9th Dec 2015
George Hatzioannou In this Newsletter of Volume 3, Issue 12 of December 2015, EIRA’ brings you the best on Greece with “Laocoon strangled by pipelines and interconnectors”; then we have the  “Qatar, the  Odd emirate out”; proceeding further to “Airstrikes in Syria and Iraq – targeting...
December 9th, 2015 | Associations, Communication, EEZ, Energy, Environment, Markets, Oceanology, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs | Read More

Fugro awarded a three-year positioning contract by PGS

Fugro awarded a three-year positioning contract by PGS
Fugro awarded a three-year positioning contract by PGS Fugro has been awarded a three-year contract by PGS for the provision of precise satellite positioning systems for its entire seismic vessel fleet. PGS is a leading global provider of marine seismic and electromagnetic services, data acquisition,...
December 8th, 2015 | EEZ, Environment, Gas, Oceanology, Oil Industry | Read More