WOC in the News

World Ocean Council’s Ocean CEO Panel – 28 August

“World Ocean Council’s “Ocean CEO Panel” to Focus on Business and Investment Opportunities in Ocean Science, Technology and Innovation for Sustainable Development The World Ocean Council (WOC) invites the Ocean […]

Read More >>

Sustainable Ocean Summit explores renewable energy – 20 July 2017

“As the World Ocean Council (WOC) gears up to host its annual Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) in Halifax, Canada from 29 November to 1 December 2017, we take a look […]

Read More >>

How to reduce climate change impact on oceans – 30 June 2017

“An official side event of the World Ocean Conference, held earlier this month, brought together representatives across the industry, to highlight and discuss practical approaches, in order to address the […]

Read More >>

The Business of Ocean Sustainable Development

Paul Holthus, WOC CEO, has been interviewed by the SDG Knowledge Hub of IISD on Ocean Sustainable Development and Business Opportunities. “As the UN Ocean Conference convenes, it’s important to […]

Read More >>

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…

Read More >>

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 […]

Read More >>

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) […]

Read More >>

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 […]

Read More >>

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 […]

Read More >>