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WOC Convenes Ocean and Blue Carbon Removal Side Event at UN Ocean Conference

The World Ocean Council will host an official side event during the United Nations Ocean Conference, taking place June 27-July 1 in Lisbon, Portugal. The Business of Ocean/Blue Carbon Removal […]


Program Preview: WOC Global Blue Finance Summit – BlueFIN 22

The World Ocean Council (WOC) is set to launch its Global Blue Finance Summit as the first international finance event series focused on ocean sustainable development. BlueFIN is a cornerstone of WOC’s new partnership with the City and Port of Barcelona. Through this collaboration, we will develop the leading global hub for the Blue Economy in Barcelona.


Program Preview: WOC Sustainable Ocean Summit – SOS 2022

SOS 2022 (17-18 October, Barcelona) will deliver an engaging, solutions-oriented agenda focused on the connections between ocean, climate and biodiversity.

The World Ocean Council (WOC) Sustainable Ocean Summit – SOS 2022 will benchmark the launch of WOC’s partnership with the City and Port of Barcelona to develop the leading global hub for the Blue Economy.


Barcelona to host WOC headquarters, 2022 Sustainable Ocean Summit and the first Blue Finance Summit

World Ocean Council agreement with Barcelona City and Port strengthens development of global Blue Economy hub; Barcelona to Host SOS 2022 and Inaugural Global Blue Finance Summit (BlueFIN) in October […]


Join the Global Competition to Beat Biofouling

The World Ocean Council (WOC) and The Ocean Opportunity Lab (TOOL) are collaborating to launch a global competition focused on innovative solutions and technologies to address marine biofouling. These solutions […]


WOC Partners with Green Marine to Advance Maritime Industry Sustainability

World Ocean Council has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Green Marine, , formalizing an already strong working relationship between the organizations and their complementary efforts on industry environmental sustainability and ocean health.