Archive for the ‘Oceanology’ Category

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

International Shipping Industry takes significant action on Decarbonization at UNFCCC COP23

International Shipping Industry takes significant action on Decarbonization at UNFCCC COP23
BONN – NOVEMBER 15, 2017: A group of international shipping industry leaders have joined forces to drive the decarbonization agenda with a business-focused approach that pushes ahead of regulatory mechanisms at the 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the UN Convention on Climate...
November 15th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

MAN Diesel & Turbo Acts on Decarbonisation

MAN Diesel & Turbo Acts on Decarbonisation
The ‘RheinFantasie’, moored in the heart of Bonn and close to the main conference centre forUNFCCC, hosted the shipping summit Shipping industry holds own summit at COP 23 climate meeting, pushes for ‘Maritime Energy Transition’ The 23rd session of the UN’s Climate Change Conference, ‘COP...
November 13th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Ocean at the heart of COP23

Ocean at the heart of COP23
The Ocean & Climate Initiatives Alliance launches the first synthesis  of the ongoing actions led by the ocean-climate community Ocean at the heart of COP23 The Presidency of Fiji at the 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)...
November 10th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

From Plastic to Fantastic: Students’ GreenSeas bin is a ‘shore’ thing

From Plastic to Fantastic: Students’ GreenSeas bin is a ‘shore’ thing
… The environmental charity GreenSeas and university students are determined to change the ‘Can’t be bothered’ attitude to responsible waste disposal.  Their mission began last week on a beach in the South of England ….…. GreenSeas Trust and the University of East London (UEL) design...
November 1st, 2017 | Charity, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Typhoon Haiyan’s fourth anniversary shows long-term impact of storms

Typhoon Haiyan’s fourth anniversary shows long-term impact of storms
A vessel blown onto land by Typhoon Haiyan Four years ago on 8 November, Typhoon Haiyan – one of the most destructive tropical cyclones ever recorded – hit Southeast Asia, killing more than 7,000 people and leaving an estimated $2.8 billion worth of damage. Stuart Rivers, CEO of international charity...
November 1st, 2017 | Charity, Climate, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Environment, Oceanology, Weather | Read More

European shipowners support the progress made at the IMO environmental meeting

European shipowners support the progress made at the IMO environmental meeting
Martin Dorsman ECSA representing the European shipowners believe that continuous progress was made last week at the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) intersessional meeting of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC). The meeting has further built on an initial strategy for reducing...
October 30th, 2017 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Students hit the beach to design a behaviour-changing bin

Students hit the beach to design a behaviour-changing bin
Charity and University team up to tackle plastic pollution in the sea London design students will descend onto East Beach in Littlehampton, West Sussex, next Tuesday 24 October to analyse and quantify litter, as part of a project to design and install a behaviour-changing bin that will encourage beach...
October 23rd, 2017 | Academia, Charity, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Ocean Change requires solutions – UN Oceans Envoy

Ocean Change requires solutions – UN Oceans Envoy
IMO’s Secretary-General Kitack Lim with ​Fiji’s Ambassador Peter Thomson, the UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy for the Ocean Solutions to address human-induced “Ocean Change” are needed to save life in the ocean and reverse the cycle of decline in which it is caught, according...
October 23rd, 2017 | Associations, Environment, Events, IMO, News, Oceanology, Organisations, UN | Read More

A futile regulation…

A futile regulation…
Panos Zachariades A futile regulation by Panos Zachariadis, Technical Director Atlantic Bulk Carriers Management Ltd I recently read reports (1), about a “surprising” effect of the Japanese tsunami of 2011:  Nearly 300 different invasive species from Japan hitched a ride on debris to the west coast...
October 11th, 2017 | Environment, Insight, Oceanology, Pollution, Regulatory, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Maritime Cyprus 2017: Highlights from speeches and panel sessions on the second day

Maritime Cyprus 2017: Highlights from speeches and panel sessions on the second day
A full house ! Shipping heavyweights congregate in Limassol for Maritime Cyprus 2017 Highlights from speeches and panel sessions on the second day of the conference CYPRUS, 11th October 2017: The second day of the “Maritime Cyprus 2017” Conference successfully kept the momentum that was...
October 11th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Our Ocean: Arctic Commitment Seeks Partners on Heavy Fuel Oil Ban

Our Ocean: Arctic Commitment Seeks Partners on Heavy Fuel Oil Ban
Malta, October 9th, 2017:-  The Our Ocean conference in Malta was the venue for the launch of an an international initiative to end use of heavy fuel oil (HFO) by Arctic shipping. On Friday, October 6th, as one of the ambitious commitments made during the conference, the Our Ocean Arctic Commitment...
October 9th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Climate, Communication, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

MAN Diesel & Turbo Makes Pledge at International Ocean Conference

MAN Diesel & Turbo Makes Pledge at International Ocean Conference
Wayne Jones Engine-retrofit commitment aims to move world’s fleet towards clean technology Malta set the scene for the invitation-only ‘Our Ocean 2017 Conference’ this past October 5th and 6th that brought together statesmen, government ministers and industry leaders from around the world to look...
October 9th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Be a winner at Offshore Energy 2017

Be a winner at Offshore Energy 2017
Why Exhibit? 2018 Floorplan Exhibiting Brochure Sponsorship Find out more about Oceanology International 2018:Stand 5.170 The Oceanology International team will be at Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference from...
October 6th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology | Read More

Eyes over the Storms

Eyes over the Storms
.. Eyes over the Storms – EUMETSAT explains the crucial role of satellites in monitoring ocean influence on weather, climate EUMETSAT re-launches EU-funded MOOC On the surface, the devastation recently brought by hurricanes, the fluctuations of marine phytoplankton in global oceans and the impact of...
October 4th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Weather | Read More

WiMAC Joins hurricane relief efforts for the Caribbean

WiMAC Joins hurricane relief efforts for the Caribbean
  Claudia Grant, President of WiMAC Maritime Women’s Organization Establishes Caribbean Relief Fund “Hurricane Relief Fund Established to Provide Needed Resources”  KINGSTON, JAMAICA, 2 October, 2017. – The Women in Maritime Association, Caribbean (WiMAC), has launched a hurricane relief...
October 2nd, 2017 | Charity, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Environment, News, Oceanology, People and Places, Weather, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Name and shame the Athens Riviera’s polluters

Name and shame the Athens Riviera’s polluters
John Faraclas at Edem beach …Falifornia It is nearly a week now that the entire Athens Riviera in the Saronic Gulf is threatened from a maritime accident leading to a catastrophic pollution with incalculable repercussions on all sector of everyday day life – economic, environmental, financial,...
September 16th, 2017 | Associations, Corruption, Environment, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Politics and Government, Pollution | Read More

Global treaty to halt invasive aquatic species enters into force

Global treaty to halt invasive aquatic species enters into force
A key international measure for environmental protection that aims to stop the spread of potentially invasive aquatic species in ships’ ballast water enters into force today (8 September 2017).  The International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments...
September 8th, 2017 | Environment, IMO, News, Oceanology, Organisations, Pollution | Read More

BWM Convention now in force

BWM Convention now in force
Today, 2017 September 8, one year after its ratification, the BWM Convention is finally IN FORCE. The convention stipulates and requires two standards for discharged ballast water. The D-1 standard covers ballast water exchange while the D-2 standard covers ballast water treatment. Every ship...
September 8th, 2017 | Environment, Oceanology, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

USCG type approval tests complete for EVOQUA SEACURE® system

USCG type approval tests complete for EVOQUA SEACURE® system
The Evoqua SeaCURE system has now successfully completed all USCG Type Approval tests SeaCURE® Ballast Water Management System (BWMS), the electrochlorination based solution pioneered by Evoqua Water Technologies, has successfully completed all biological efficacy US Coast Guard Type-Approval tests. Tests...
August 14th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

BDA CEO meets with new Economic Development Minister

BDA CEO meets with new Economic Development Minister
Minister of Economic Development & Tourism Jamahl Simmons (left) speaks with BDA CEO Ross Webber BDA CEO meets with new Economic Development Minister, affirms positive partnership, “Bermuda open for business” Hamilton, Bermuda, July 27, 2017 – Following a meeting with the Minister...
July 28th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Associations, Banking, Charity, Clubs, Cruise Industry, Environment, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Finance, Holidays, Insurance and Reinsurance, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism, Oceanology, Politics and Government, Shipfinance, Tourism | 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

Shipping in Changing Climates

Shipping in Changing Climates
Registrations now open for the ‘go-to’ conference on shipping and GHG emissions: Shipping in Changing Climates Timetabled to take place a week before the London International Shipping Week 2017, 4th -5th September 2017, the Shipping in Changing Climates consortium’s fourth international conference...
July 21st, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST, Oceanology | Read More

The Environment: an interview with Antipollution’s CEO Byron Vassiliades

The Environment: an interview with Antipollution’s CEO Byron Vassiliades
Byron Vassiliades Following recent environmental issues, developments, events as well as incidents, Allaboutshipping’s Anny Zade met with with Antipollution’s CEO Byron Vassiliades and asked him certain questions; herebelow viewers can read the entire interview: 1.How have states and port authorities...
July 19th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Groundings, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, People and Places, Pollution, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Liberia hails BWMC amendments as good for shipping and environment

Liberia hails BWMC amendments as good for shipping and environment
Alfonso Castillero The Liberian Maritime Administration has welcomed an agreement reached by the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) on an implementation schedule for the Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC) which broadly incorporates the terms of an amendment initially proposed...
July 10th, 2017 | Environment, Flags, IMO, Oceanology, Organisations, Pollution, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More