Singapore Is #1 Maritime Capital

Menon Economics has named Singapore as the top maritime capital of the world in its annual report. Ranking behind Singapore are Hamburg, Oslo and Shanghai, in respective order. Experts say Singapore would remain the “most important city” come 2022, although Shanghai will likely become the second most important maritime hub. Caption: The Port of Singapore with Sentosa island in…

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Marine Entrepreneur’s Forum and Leadership Showcase

Going to be near Woods Hole, Massachusetts, July 20 to 21? If yes, then check out the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution’s (WHOI) Center for Marine Robotics (CMR) for the third annual Entrepreneur’s Forum and Leadership Showcase. The event will focus on strategic development of the marine robotics market space with presentations and panel discussions targeting concerns of the…

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Ocean Awardees Named

The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation will honor the recipients of this year’s Ocean Awards at a gala during Capitol Hill Ocean Week (CHOW) in June. Roger and Vicki Sant will be honored with Lifetime Achievement Awards for their work at The Summit Foundation, though which they foster local leadership in conservation  to improve the lives of people…

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App to Reduce IUU Fishing in Pacific

Real- or near-real-time management of Pacific purse seine tuna fisheries is now possible for the first time in history, changing the game for fisheries management. The Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) and WWF are celebrating the rollout of observer electronic reporting tools, through the new Observer eReporting App, that will reduce illegal, unreported and…

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