Archive for July, 2017

OceanWise attends 7th Session of UN-GGIM in New York

OceanWise is attending the 7th Session of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) in New York on 31 July – 4 August. John Pepper, acting as Technical Adviser to the Secretary General of the International Hydrographic Organisation (IHO), will promote the role that marine geospatial information actively plays in […]

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Marine Mapping Agreement for Northern Ireland

An agreement to provide the Department of Agriculture, Environment, The Agri-Food Biosciences Institute and the Loughs Agency with marine mapping has been won by OceanWise. The award reinforces OceanWise as the primary supplier of marine mapping to both the public and private sectors in the UK. The agreement includes Marine Themes, Marine Themes DEM and […]

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OceanWise and Seatronics Successfully Deliver Tide Gauge and Water Temperature Monitoring Network to the UAE

OceanWise working with its Licensed Partner, Seatronics, an Acteon company, are pleased to announce the completion of a three year project to design, install and deliver a fully operational network of 34 water level and temperature monitoring stations for Bayanat LLC in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The stations are positioned at strategic locations within […]

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Scottish Marine Data Management & GIS Workshop gains plaudits!

OceanWise hosted another successful Marine Data Management and GIS Workshop at the Royal Society of Edinburgh on 23rd May. Attendees representing Government, IT, Environment and Conservation, Engineering, Ports, Energy and Aggregates sectors were treated to a great programme covering topical cultural, scientific and technical matters of importance to Scotland. Diana Murray, ex-CEO of Historic Scotland […]

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First Session of IHO Assembly calls for Hydrographic Offices to engage in Marine SDI and the wider uses for Hydrography

Over 350 people, comprising delegations from 77 International Hydrographic Organisation (IHO) Member States plus Associate Member States, UN bodies, industry partners and associated stakeholders, gathered in Monaco from 24-28 April for the First Session of the IHO Assembly. Much of the focus was on how hydrographic data is managed and shared, and how national Hydrographic […]

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1st Assembly of the International Hydrographic Organisation

OceanWise attends 1st Session of the International Hydrographic Organisation (IHO) Assembly OceanWise is attending and exhibiting at the 1st Session of the IHO Assembly, to be held at the Auditorium Rainier III – Monaco on 24-28 April 2017. This inaugural event, which replaces the IHO International Conferences will be held every three years in future. […]

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Dr Mike Osborne Wins AMSI Council Business Person of the Year 2017 Award

OceanWise is proud to announce that the 2017 AMSI Council Business Person of the Year has been awarded to our Managing Director, Dr Mike Osborne. The award was presented by Mr Terry Sloane, Chairman of the AMSI Council of the Society of Maritime Industries during the Ocean Business 2017 Gala Dinner in Southampton on 5 […]

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OceanWise to host Marine Data Management and GIS Workshop in Scotland

OceanWise invites you to its free-to-attend Marine Data Management & GIS Workshop, on Tuesday 23rd May 2017 at the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 22-26 George St, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ. The theme of the event – ‘Is poor data management putting your operations at risk?‘ will resonate with many managers and practitioners dealing with geospatial and […]

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Further Marine Data Management Awareness Course Dates Announced

OceanWise, in cooperation with IMarEST has announced dates for two further one-day Marine Data Management Awareness Courses. They will take place on Tuesday 20th June and Tuesday 17th October 2017 and be hosted by IMarEST at its offices at 1 Birdcage Walk, London. This popular introductory course will include sessions on data governance, the data […]

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