Biofouling Management & Prevention Seminar

May 20, 2019 - May 21, 2019

The Biofouling Management & Prevention Seminar was a two-day event discussing the next steps, best practices and latest solutions for invasive species and biofouling control. Topics included, inter alia, impacts of marine bio-invasions via hull fouling, ecological issues arising from in-water cleaning and the use of biocidal anti-fouling coatings, the GloFouling Project launch, an overview of IMO guidelines and upcoming reviews etc.

WOC CEO Paul Holthus chaired Day 1 of the seminar and spoke on the GloFouling Project.

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The World Ocean Council was a Supporting Association of the seminar. Members of the WOC Network were eligible for a 20% registration discount.