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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

In the context of COP21 Tara welcomed UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

In the context of COP21 Tara welcomed UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
UN Secretary-General Ban ki-moon, at the bow (centre front), on board the TARA in Paris In the context of the COP21, Tara welcomed the Secretary General of the United Nations, Mr Ban Ki-moon At mid-term of the climate negotiations, UN Secretary Ban Ki-moon visited today the research schooner Tara, docked...
December 7th, 2015 | Associations, Climate, EEZ, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Organisations, UN | Read More

What’s happening when at Oceanology International?

What’s happening when at Oceanology International?
Photograph taken at Oceanology International 2014. Credit to: Trevor Smeaton The “what’s when” of the Oceanology International 2016 (OI 2016) conference programme has been announced, (15-17 March 2016, ExCeL London) with ten separate conferences making up a highly topical and relevant programme...
November 23rd, 2015 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Construction, EEZ, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Underwater Shipping | Read More

HFW Briefing: Extension of the French continental shelf

HFW Briefing: Extension of the French continental shelf
Extension of the French continental shelf On 25 September, France adopted four decrees redefining the external limits of the French continental shelf, with a gain of 579, 000 km2 in surface area off...
November 18th, 2015 | EEZ, European Union, Oceanology, Politics and Government | Read More

Oceanbuzz Issue No. 423 – 10th November 2015‏

Oceanbuzz Issue No. 423 – 10th November 2015‏
This newsletter is brought to you by the organisers of the Ocean Business eventwww.oceanbusiness.com.  Send us your news articles and info on events tooceanbuzz@divcom.co.uk so we can spread the word to the Ocean Technology industry free of charge! To add your colleagues to the Oceanbuzz...
November 10th, 2015 | Associations, Climate, EEZ, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Reports, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Weather | Read More

Massive Open Online Course on Marine Litter

Massive Open Online Course on Marine Litter
Five days until UNEP’s first MOOC on Marine Litter starts, sign up today! Did you know that coastal boarder countries produced 2.5 billion tons of waste in the year 2010 and 275 million tons was plastic, the most abundant type of marine litter? To address the global challenge of marine litter, UNEP...
October 22nd, 2015 | Academia, Associations, Climate, Education and Training, EEZ, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

OI 2016 well set for record breaking success

OI 2016 well set for record breaking success
OI 2014 crowded aisles OCEANOLOGY INTERNATIONAL 2016 WELL SET FOR RECORD-BREAKING SUCCESS With still over five months until it opens, Oceanology International 2016 (OI) being held at ExCeL London,  Tuesday 15 – Thursday 17 March 2016, is well set to be a record-breaker. It has already matched the...
October 6th, 2015 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Construction, Drill ships, EEZ, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Gas, LNG, LPG, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Supply ships, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Europe’s migrant crisis

Europe’s migrant crisis
In Mediterranean, commercial ships scoop up desperate human cargo by Jonathan Saul, Reuters LONDON – In October last year, bulk carrier CS Caprice was shipping a cargo of barley across the Mediterranean when it answered a call to help about 500 people who were drifting north of Libya without a skipper....
September 21st, 2015 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Corruption, EEZ, Emissions, Environment, Health and Safety, HR, Immigration, International Chamber of Shipping, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, Military, P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism, Pollution, Press and Media, Religion, Reports, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Seizures | Read More

Energy developments in the Eastern Med Keep on

Energy developments in the Eastern Med Keep on
Dr. Loukas G. Glyptis If one told you 10 years ago that Cyprus would position attractively as a promising new player in the energy market, you would probably think they are speaking nonsense. However, the identification of natural gas reserves in Cyprus’s declared EEZ, has converted this island-Republic...
September 18th, 2015 | Associations, Communication, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, EEZ, Energy, Environment, News | Read More

Saab Seaeye – Ghost Busters

Saab Seaeye – Ghost Busters
Sea turtle trapped in abandoned driftnet.Photo by Eric Leong/Marine Photobank. ‘Ghost catching’ is the term used to describe the indiscriminate netting of fish by derelict fishing nets that have snagged on bottom features or been torn off. They remain on the bottom harming fish and marine life as...
September 15th, 2015 | Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, EEZ, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Oceanology, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More