Archive for the ‘Oceanology’ Category

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

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

One more Blue Flag under Attica’s… “summer belt”!

One more Blue Flag under Attica’s… “summer belt”!
One more Blue Flag under Attica’s… “summer belt”! One more Blue Flag under Attica’s… “summer belt”! The peninsula of Attica, with its fantastic coastline and the nearby islands of the Argosaronic Gulf, has been blessed with clear blue sea and crystal waters, which Greeks and foreign visitors...
June 4th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, Maritime Tourism, Oceanology, Pollution, Tourism | 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

Fisheries and environmental organisations issue joint call for moratorium on deep-sea mining

Fisheries and environmental organisations issue joint call for moratorium on deep-sea mining
NOAA stunning octopod: credits to Bruce Strickrott Expedition to the Deep Slope Fisheries and environmental organisations issue joint call for moratorium on deep-sea mining Seas At Risk and the Deep Sea Conservation Coalition (DSCC) welcome the call for a moratorium on deep-sea mining in international...
May 28th, 2019 | Associations, Environment, Fisheries, Mining, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

ARICE 2019 call for ship-time proposals

ARICE 2019 call for ship-time proposals
ARICE 2019 call for ship-time proposals World Ocean Council Encourages Submission of Ship-Time Proposals to Carry Out Ship-Based Research Activities in the Arctic Ocean 27 May 2019 ARICE – Arctic Research Icebreaker Consortium – has launched a call for ship-time proposals requesting access to MSV...
May 27th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Environment, Oceanology | 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

CARIBMEPA launched at Caribbean Shipping Association Executive Conference in Jamaica

CARIBMEPA launched at Caribbean Shipping Association Executive Conference in Jamaica
L to R (seated): Vivette Grant, Claudia Grant, and Joanne Edwards from Women in Maritime Association- Caribbean; Carleen Lyden Walker, NAMEPA; Dr. Fritz Pinnock, Caribbean Maritime University; Nicole Martin of IMLI and CARIBMEPA – L to R (standing): Otto Noack, COCATRAM; Mike Edgerton and Max Bobys...
May 20th, 2019 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Ocean Infinity to support project for Shell

Ocean Infinity to support project for Shell
. Ocean Infinity to support project for Shell Ocean Infinity, the next generation seabed survey and ocean exploration company, is pleased to announce that it will be supporting its partner ‘Guardian Geomatics’ on an extensive hydrographic project for Shell, the leading multinational energy company. The...
May 16th, 2019 | Oceanology, Underwater Shipping | 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

Officials and experts meet to discuss research on sea turtle nesting in Albania

Officials and experts meet to discuss research on sea turtle nesting in Albania
Officials and experts meet to discuss research on sea turtle nesting in Albania A meeting was held in Tirana on 2 May 2019 within the framework of the research project “Exploration of potential nesting sites & design of conservation measures for sporadic nesting in Albania “(2018-2019) that is...
May 6th, 2019 | Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

HELMEPA Summer Campaign Messages “travelling” in Greece and worldwide

HELMEPA Summer Campaign Messages “travelling” in Greece and worldwide
.. HELMEPA Summer Campaign Messages “travelling” in Greece and worldwide This summer, as has been the case for the last 37 years, HELMEPA is circulating motivational posters to remind us all of our duty to ourselves not to throw garbage in seas and on beaches! Featuring the “Seagull”, the two...
May 2nd, 2019 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | 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

Join Atlantic Blue Port Services as they tackle ships effluents, invasive species and the IMO Ballast Water Convention at European Maritime Day 16th-17th May 2019, Lisbon, Portugal

Join Atlantic Blue Port Services as they tackle ships effluents, invasive species and the IMO Ballast Water Convention at European Maritime Day 16th-17th May 2019, Lisbon, Portugal
Join Atlantic Blue Port Services as they tackle ships effluents, invasive species and the IMO Ballast Water Convention at European Maritime Day 16th-17th May 2019, Lisbon, Portugal . The Atlantic Blue Port Services project will be addressing the contentious issue of ships effluents, in particular oiled...
April 24th, 2019 | Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Luminutra launches digital portal for Managing all water and fuel test data

Luminutra launches digital portal for Managing all water and fuel test data
.. Luminutra launches digital portal for Managing all water and fuel test data Microbiological testing leader LuminUltra Technologies has introduced a cloud-enabled digital platform on which to manage the microbiological quality of all shipboard fuel and water systems, including ballast water. LuminUltra...
April 23rd, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Social License and the Blue Economy – WOC Report

Social License and the Blue Economy – WOC Report
. Social License and the Blue Economy – WOC Report “Social License to Operate and the Blue Economy” Report by WOC, Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security and Wageningen University 15 April 2019 – “Social license to operate” is fundamental to all ocean industries...
April 15th, 2019 | Energy, Environment, Oceanology, Reports | Read More

Bermuda to promote tech cable corridor at SubOptic 19

Bermuda to promote tech cable corridor at SubOptic 19
Bermuda Premier the Hon David Burt Hamilton, Bermuda, April 8, 2019: A Bermuda delegation attending a high-profile conference for the global submarine cable industry this week will promote the island as a strategic Atlantic landing hub for fibreoptic corridors. SubOptic, a triennial event being held...
April 8th, 2019 | Communication, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology | 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

BMT Joins WOC

BMT Joins WOC
BMT Joins WOC BMT – INTERNATIONAL DESIGN, ENGINEERING, SCIENCE AND RISK MANAGEMENT CONSULTANCY – JOINS WORLD OCEAN COUNCIL WOC – the Global Blue Economy Business Organization – Continues to Grow with the Addition of BMT 1 April 2019 BMT is building on its commitment to responsible maritime...
April 1st, 2019 | Associations, Environment, Oceanology | Read More

How to monitor plastics in the oceans

How to monitor plastics in the oceans
How to monitor plastics in the oceans A new set of publicly-available guidelines for monitoring plastics and microplastics in the oceans will help harmonize how scientists and others assess the scale of the marine plastic litter problem.  The Guidelines for the monitoring and assessment of plastic...
March 13th, 2019 | Environment, IMO, Oceanology, Organisations, Pollution | Read More

Future EMFF: a 15-year backward step

Future EMFF: a 15-year backward step
Future EMFF: a 15-year backward step Today, the Fisheries Committee of the European Parliament decided to reintroduce in the future .. – which amounts to approximately 6 billion Euros – subsidies which are harmful to the environment and which were phased out already 15 years ago. “The decision...
March 7th, 2019 | Environment, Fisheries, Food and Drink, Oceanology | Read More