WOC in the News

Ocean Economy & Future Technology Conference Launched – 11 February 2019

The international “Ocean Economy and Future Technology” Conference took place on 11-13 February 2019 in Muscat, Oman. This groundbreaking event for Oman provided ocean businesses, investors and decision-makers with the […]

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Global Maritime Business Leaders Gather in Hong Kong – 20 November 2018

Businesses that make a living from the ocean met in Hong Kong for the Sustainable Ocean Summit last week. It’s a crucial time for the world’s waters. Rising ocean temperatures […]

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Industry Players Set Agenda at Sustainable Ocean Summit 2018 – 19 November 2018

The 6th Sustainable Ocean Summit just ended after three tremendous days in Hong Kong. As Maisie Cheng, Director of Marine, Hong Kong SAR, highlighted so well during the Welcome Reception, Hong Kong serves as an […]

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The Future of the Oceans is Closely Linked to China’s Role – 16 November 2018

For the original article in Portuguese: http://www.plataformamacau.com/entrevista/o-futuro-dos-oceanos-esta-muito-ligado-ao-papel-da-china/ Global ocean business leaders are gathering at the Sustainable Ocean Summit in Hong Kong this week to bring to attention the many problems […]

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Attendance Record for the 6th Sustainable Ocean Summit – 16 November 2018

The 6th Sustainable Ocean Summit just ended after three tremendous days in Hong Kong. As Maisie Cheng, Director of Marine, Hong Kong SAR, highlighted so well during the Welcome Reception, […]

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Shipping Podcast Interviews WOC CEO Paul Holthus – 2 November 2018

Lena Göthberg of Shipping Podcast spoke with WOC CEO Paul Holthus, keynote speaker at the Opening Oceans Conference organized by NOR Shipping, about leadership and collaboration to advance action on […]

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WOC Speaks to Radio France Internationale about the BBNJ Negotiations – 22 September 2018

On 22 September, WOC COO Christine Valentin participated in a joint radio interview at Radio France Internationale to provide input on the First Session of the International Conference on an […]

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WOC CEO Paul Holthus on Africa’s Blue Economy – 3 August 2018

 New Africa French (French) and African Business (English) recently spoke with WOC CEO Paul Holthus about the opportunities of developing Africa’s Blue Economy. “Speaking at the forum, World Ocean Council president […]

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Speakers (among which Paul Holthus) announced for debut Africa Blue Economy Forum 2018

Paul Holthus, WOC CEO, participates in the Africa Blue Economy Forum as a speaker of the “Climate Change and Ocean Governance” Panel on June 8, 2018. “LONDON, United Kingdom, May […]

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Oceans overlooked as source of solutions to climate change

“The ocean, which covers 71 per cent of the planet, is a global, interconnected ecosystem that is closely intertwined with our planet’s climate system. For example, ocean phytoplankton produce more […]

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