Archive for the ‘Oceanology’ Category

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

EU-PolarNet White Papers released

EU-PolarNet White Papers released
Five White Papers Published by EU-PolarNet, within which the WOC is a Working Partner, as a Follow-Up to 2018 Workshop Working Towards an Integrated European Polar Research Program 6 March 2019 The EU-PolarNet White Paper Workshop convened 50 international experts in La Cristalera, Spain, in September...
March 6th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
26-Feb-2019 TESTING OF AUTONOMOUS UNDERWATER VEHICLE Singapore FENDER REPAIR WORKS FOR DOLPHINS IN HEI LING CHAU TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong Testing of Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Tuesday, February 26, 2019, Singapore An Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) will be tested off St John’s Island from...
February 26th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Environment, Oceanology, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

WOC COO on “The Role of Shipping in The Blue Economy” at GST Europe, 20-21 March

WOC COO on “The Role of Shipping in The Blue Economy” at GST Europe, 20-21 March
 World Ocean Council COO Christine Valentin will be Speaking on “The Role of Shipping in ‘The Blue Economy’” at GST Europe, 20-21 March, Copenhagen 17 February 2019 – With the theme of “A New Dawn for Sustainable Shipping: 2020 to 2050”, Green Ship Technology (GST) 2019 (20-21 March,...
February 17th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

LR receives approval to carry out verification activity on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.

LR receives approval to carry out verification activity on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.
08 February 2019 – The Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA) has approved Lloyd’s Register (LR) as a recognised classification society for the construction of mobile units in the N The Lloyd’s Register HQ’s Building orwegian Continental Shelf (NCS).This follows a change to section three...
February 8th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Construction, Energy, Oceanology | Read More

WOC-Kelley Drye Ocean and Waterways Conference, Houston, 8 Marc

WOC-Kelley Drye Ocean and Waterways Conference, Houston, 8 Marc
WOC AND LAW FIRM KELLEY DRYE COLLABORATE TO PRESENT OCEAN AND WATERWAYS CONFERENCE World Ocean Council and Kelley Drye Team Up to Convene Ocean and Waterway Industries Around Risk and Sustainable Development, Houston, 8 March 7 February 2019 – The WOC-Kelley Drye Ocean and Waterways Conference...
February 7th, 2019 | Climate, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

WOC CEO to Keynote First Global Offshore Wind Summit

WOC CEO to Keynote First Global Offshore Wind Summit
Paul Holthus, CEO, World Ocean Council World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO) Launches Flagship Offshore Wind Industry Event with WOC Input on Ocean Industry Leadership, Collaboration and Action 31 January 2019 The World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO) has invited World Ocean Council (WOC) CEO, Paul Holthus, as opening...
January 31st, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

The BDI@982: a disaster waiting to happen

The BDI@982: a disaster waiting to happen
John Faraclas – picture credits Kenny Hickey The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell below the 1,000 points psychological threshold; an expected fall and now reads 982 – minus 54 points. Geopolitics continue to deteriorate all over Planet Ocean. John Faraclas’ daily markets briefing: The Capes’ triple-digit...
January 24th, 2019 | Banking, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Finance, HR, Markets, Oceanology, Pollution, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Tsavliris Salvage joins forces with Green Award Foundation

Tsavliris Salvage joins forces with Green Award Foundation
l to r: Nicolas Tsavliris, Andreas Tsavliris, Dimitrios Mattheou (Chairman, Green Award Foundation), George Tsavliris, Jan Fransen (Executive Director, Green Award) Tsavliris Salvage celebrated its induction into the Green Award Foundation during a reception at the Yacht Club of Greece on January 10,...
January 17th, 2019 | Awards, Emissions, Environment, Events, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Call for Proposals on “Transdisciplinary Research for Ocean Sustainability”

Call for Proposals on “Transdisciplinary Research for Ocean Sustainability”
The Belmont Forum Seeks Proposals to Accelerate Ocean Sustainable Use; the World Ocean Council Will Work to Ensure Industry Engagement 15 January 2019 The Belmont Forum call for proposals on “Transdisciplinary Research for Ocean Sustainability”, in collaboration with Future Earth and JPI Oceans,...
January 15th, 2019 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill | Read More

HullWiper tackles Mauritian marine biofouling in partnership with Immersub

HullWiper tackles Mauritian marine biofouling in partnership with Immersub
Port Louis, Mauritius First East African operational base supports Mauritius Ports Authority ‘Green Port Concept’ Mauritius, 10 January 2019 – HullWiper Ltd has signed a new agreement with Indian Ocean-based underwater hull cleaning specialists Immersub, marking its first step into the African...
January 10th, 2019 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

The Silent Killer is the Big Picture

The Silent Killer is the Big Picture
Photo: ibanplastic.com The Silent Killer is the Big Picture DAKAR TO PARAMARIBO – 2305nm Row4Ocean – World Record Attempt to row 2305nm. Africa to South America. Port of Departure: Dakar, Senegal, Africa – Port of Arrival: Paramaribo, Suriname, South America. Team: Patrick Bol, Lewis...
January 1st, 2019 | Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Ministers head for cliff edge by failing to end overfishing

Ministers head for cliff edge by failing to end overfishing
.. After a long night of negotiations, the EU’s Fisheries Council agreed fishing limits for the North Sea and North-East Atlantic that will see overfishing continue in 2019. This was the penultimate chance for Ministers to meet their legal obligations under the Common Fisheries Policy to end overfishing...
December 19th, 2018 | Environment, European Union, Fisheries, Food and Drink, Oceanology | Read More

Silverstream welcomes increased air lubrication uptake as more owners seek viable fuel efficiency solutions ahead of 2020

Silverstream welcomes increased air lubrication uptake as more owners seek viable fuel efficiency solutions ahead of 2020
Animation still of the Silverstream® System on the flat bottom of a vessel. Clean technology leader highlights changing attitudes in the shipping industry about the ability of proven clean technologies to realise fuel and emissions reductions aims London, 09 December 2018 – Silverstream Technologies,...
December 9th, 2018 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Oceanology | Read More

EU Copernicus-backed research highlights worrying decline in ocean health

EU Copernicus-backed research highlights worrying decline in ocean health
Dramatic changes in the extent of sea ice at the poles, huge variations in the ocean circulation in the Atlantic, a sharp increase in carbon uptake are some of the more sobering findings detailed in a comprehensive new report published as a supplement of the Journal of Operational Oceanography (JOO),...
December 7th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, IMarEST, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

FUGRO’S Surveys to improve coastal resilience in Pacific island nation, Tuvalu I

FUGRO’S Surveys to improve coastal resilience in Pacific island nation, Tuvalu I
Fugro has been awarded a contract by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to survey the Polynesian island country of Tuvalu. Located in the Pacific Ocean, Tuvalu is the world’s fourth smallest nation with a population of around 11,000 and a total land area of 26 square kilometres. The country...
December 5th, 2018 | Climate, Environment, Oceanology | Read More

The Union of Greek Shipowners joins the Arctic Economic Council

The Union of Greek Shipowners joins the Arctic Economic Council
Theodore El. Veniamis, president of the Union of Greek Shipowners The Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS) is pleased to announce its acceptance as member to the Arctic Economic Council (AEC), the independent organization acting as the primary forum for interaction between the Arctic Council and the wider...
December 5th, 2018 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Kira Phoenix K’inan: Glass Sculptor with Compassion for the Oceans

Kira Phoenix K’inan: Glass Sculptor with Compassion for the Oceans
Kira Phoenix K’inan Kira Phoenix K’inan: Glass Sculptor with Compassion for the Oceans Kira Phoenix K’inan talks to James Brewer about her innovative glass creations. London-based artist and designer Kira Phoenix K’inan brings together art and craft through her glass sculptures, many of...
November 30th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Environment, Exhibitions, Insight, Maritime Art, Maritime Gifts, News, Oceanology, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More