Archive for June, 2019

OceanWise welcomes representatives from the Oman National Hydrographic team to Alton

Images: Above left OceanWise Managing Director Mike Osborne with Fatma and Nuha from the Oman National Hydrographic Office at the OceanWise office. Above right: Hydrographic Data Analysis being undertaken in Oman, source: AlWatan Newspaper In June we welcomed two representatives from the Oman National Hydrographic Office to Alton, both of whom are currently undertaking their […]

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Cross-Port Benefits of Geospatial Technology

The benefits of modern GIS systems do not need to be restricted to just one or two experts in a port. Alex Hughes finds out who else can put geospatial data to good use Ports making smarter use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) digital platforms to store information about land and assets are benefiting from […]

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Will Hydrographic Geospatial Data Pass the Fit-for-purpose Test?

In 2017, OceanWise outlined the work of the UN-GGIM. The Committee of Experts endorsed the terms of reference for establishing a Working Group on Marine Geospatial Information. Here, Dr Mike Osborne and John Pepper provide a timely update on what has been happening since then. The United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information […]

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OceanWise’ Jon Taylor awarded IMarEST ‘Recognised Speaker’ status

OceanWise Business Manager Dr Jon Taylor, a specialist in the acquisition and analysis of marine environmental data, has received the IMarEST ‘Recognised Speaker’ status. Congratulations Jon! Recognised Speaker status is awarded to IMarEST (Institute of Marine Engineering Science and Technology) members who have “demonstrated strong presentation skills; an ability to convey technical content in a […]

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Planet Ocean and OceanWise sign Licensed Partner Agreement

OceanWise is pleased to announce a new Licensed Partner agreement with Planet Ocean who provide marine based scientific instruments, biogeochemistry and buoys. Planet Ocean who “represent some of the world’s leading “gold standard” scientific instrument manufacturers” will now be providing their customers with the OceanWise Port-Log platform which will offer significant benefits in terms of […]

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