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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.

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 […]

World Ocean Council Workshop to Advance Seabed Data Collection by Shipping Sector

The World Ocean Council (WOC) is hosting workshops about the Seabed 2030 ocean floor mapping project, which aligns with the WOC’s SMART Ocean-SMART Industries (SO-SI) program. SO-SI’s mission is to ensure industry data collection and sharing is coordinated, efficient and available to public agencies and the scientific community, in support of a safe and sustainable maritime industry.

Interview with WOC CEO on Ocean Energy & CO2 Removal

Paul Holthus, CEO of World Ocean Council, was recently interviewed in advance of his particiaption in the 4th Transition Forum. The forum, which brings together the public and private sector around efforts to speed the global transition to a low-carbon future, took place September 30 and October 1.