WOC in the News

Marine Technology News – WOC Partners in Research on Impact of Arctic Changes – 19 January 2017

WOC Joins International Group of 40 Organizations in the Blue-Action Project on the Impact of Arctic Changes on Northern Hemisphere Weather and Climate. Read More…

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Maritime Executive – WOC Joins Blue-Action Project – 19 January 2017

The World Ocean Council (WOC) has been selected as the only international business organization to participate in the European project Blue-Action, which is being launched this week in Berlin. The […]

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Ship&Bunker – Subsea Industries Pushes for Regs to Prevent Biofouling on Ship Hulls – 17 January 2017

“The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO’s) Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention, which is set to enter into force in September 2017, will not prevent the transfer of invasive aquatic species (IAS) […]

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Arctic Frontiers – Paul Holthus to speak at Arctic Frontiers Business 2017 – 07 January 2017

“We are proud to announce that Paul Holthus, the founding President/CEO of the World Ocean Council (WOC), will speak at Arctic Frontiers Business. WOC is the international business leadership alliance […]

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Mobilizing the industry to protect and sustainably develop the ocean: UNESCO’s IOC and the World Ocean Council sign partnership

Media Services of the UNESCO – 20th December 2016 The Executive Secretary of UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, Vladimir Ryabinin, and World Ocean Council CEO, Paul Holthus, signed the Partnership Agreement […]

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Shipping and Marine Events – 8 December 2016

2016 World Ocean Council Sustainable Ocean Summit Held in Rotterdam The role of the marine industry in supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals was addressed at the 2016 World […]

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Hellenic Shipping News – Operational Oil Issue – 6 December 2016

The representatives of international organisations, government agencies, industry and academia attending the World Ocean Council’s fourth Sustainable Ocean Summit last week were left in no doubt about the damage oil-lubricated […]

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Marine Link, Sustainable Development Goal 14 – 5 December 2016

The role of the marine industry in supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals was addressed at the 2016 World Ocean Council Sustainable Ocean Summit in Rotterdam, Netherlands (30 November-2 […]

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Maritime Logistics Professional

Addressing the more than 200 delegates at the World Ocean Council’s (WOC) fourth Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS16) last week, Thordon Bearings advised representatives of international organizations, government agencies, industry and […]

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Launch of New Free Ship Operational Efficiency Portal at the SOS 2016 – 30 November 2016

Carbon War Room (CWR) today announced that it, along with exactEarth and University Maritime Advisory Service (UMAS), have launched a free-to-access ship operational efficiency portal on ShippingEfficiency.org, known as BetterFleet.The […]

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