Wednesday, March 3, 2021

SeaFuture: an Italian fair on the excellence of the Blue Economy

The seventh edition of SEAFUTURE will be held in La Spezia from June 14th to 17th at the Italian Navy Base.  SEAFUTURE is the hub...

Focus on Kenya: great investment opportunities in the Blue Economy for the Italian companies

Kenya is one of the IORA’s countries. After 2018, when it was organized the Blue Economy conference in Nairobi, the African State promotes a...

Italy-IORA partnership offers different insights on fighting plastic pollution: recent cases of Kenya and...

IORA member – Kenya is committed to fighting against plastic pollution and appears to be one of the first countries in East Africa to...

Sustainable development of coastal communities: Italy’s course is now open to all IORA...

The Government of Italy has extended an invitation for IORA Member States to participate in a high-level specialized Training Program on “Sustainable Development of Coastal...

The way towards sustainability: Smart Ports in western Sicily, a new deal between AdSP...

The AdSP (port system authority of western Sicily) and the RTI business group, consisting of Free Energy, Saving Srl, Luxmaster Srl, and Free Energia,...

Federpesca and AIPE: a deal to strengthen the circular economy

On January 12, Federpesca and AIPE (Italian Association of Expanded Polystyrene Producers and Processors) signed a memorandum aimed at promoting projects that will focus...

Strengthening the Blue Economy Sector with Cruise Tourism

In the view of accomplishing 'AatmaNirbhar Bharat' (Self-reliant India) goals, Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, announced the plan to prioritize the Blue Economy...

A special webinar in view of the next La Spezia Seafuture event: Maritime Cyber...

Looking forward to the 7th edition of Seafuture 2021 which will be held at the Naval Base in La Spezia from 14 to 17 June 2021,...

Fincantieri is increasingly confirmed as a leader in the shipbuilding sector

In the light of pursuing further business opportunities and optimizing the synergies between the newbuilding and after sales sectors in the cruise segment, Fincantieri...

Increase in Indian seaweed production

Fisheries Department Secretary of India, Rajiv Ranjan has stated that India aims to increase seaweed production up to 11.5 lakh tonnes from 2,500 tonnes...

Blue Economy sector in Seychelles

In 2018, the Republic of Seychelles decided to develop the Blue Economy in the framework of four key strategic priorities for action and investment,...

Last month to register for the EMFF Blue Economy Window call

On the 12th of November 2020, the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) launched the new Blue Economy Window - BlueInvest 2020 call for...

India-Australia collaboration can benefit all IOR countries

The collaboration of the two tremendous powers of IORA, India, and Australia can play a significant role in addressing the security, economic, and environmental...

Genova confirms itself as one of the European poles of the Blue Economy

Between the 10th and 11th centuries, the Port of Genoa was one of the most critical places in the Mediterranean Sea.Italy had become in...

ENI, SNAM and CDP a new deal for a sustainable future

A new agreement has been reached between three of the most important Italian companies: Eni, Snam, and CDP (Cassa Depositi e Prestiti). This deal...

Skills and careers development in the blue economy, blue careers in aquaculture in the...

The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the Italian Federation of Fishing Enterprises – FEDERPESCA, an active member of the Italy-IORA Committee organize two webinars....

Map for Future: Hargeisa 2020

Since January 2019 Map For Future is an Italian cartographers group that is carrying out many workshops on Digital Cartography based in Rome, Italy....

Increased attention to Indian aquaculture and fish farming

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, has brought attention to the importance of the coastal areas and the welfare of hardworking fishermen.  He...

New changes in the cruise sector

Ttgitalia writes that the sea journeys have restarted last August, demonstrating an extraordinary ability to adapt, and the cruises will be among the leaders...

Focus Bangladesh: progress and sustainable development pass through the Blue Economy

Bangladesh's permanent representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Rabab Fatima, recently stated that Bangladesh intends to maximize Blue Economy's potential, recognized as one of...

Twentieth IORA Council of Ministers: Sri Lanka assumes the role of vice president

IORA held its first Council of Ministers virtually, welcoming its 22 Member States and 10 Dialogue Partners, to discuss ways in coordinating efforts to...

Environmental analysis on seawater in Tanzania

World Travel and Tourism Council estimates international tourist arrivals in Africa to increase by five percent per annum, approximately 1.4 billion visitors. Tanzania registers 1.5...

Kenya’s President says to invest in Blue Economy

This month Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta, has said his government will invest in the blue economy which, has been identified as a priority sector...

Investment in Mozambique aquaculture

Around 80 % of the Mozambique population cannot afford decent food. Regional aquaculture businesses meet only 6 % of the total demand for fish...

Professional careers in aquaculture

The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Development Cooperation, FEDERPESCA, an active member of the Italy-IORA Committee, will host the second webinar on skills...

Palermo becomes a reference shipbuilding center in the Mediterranean

This week, in Rome, an agreement between AdSp (Port System Authority of the Western Sicilian Sea) and Fincantieri was signed for the revival of...

India and Norway: a new partnership in the blue economy

In October 2020, Indian and Norwegian officials held a virtual meeting to discuss their maritime partnership expansion including, the construction of vessels and developing...

A new harbour in South Africa?

The South African government has identified Port St Johns on the Eastern Cape Wild Coast as suitable for the development of a small harbour....

Sealogy: a virtual international event

Italy’s first trade fair entirely dedicated to the sea and its resources SEALOGY®, due to the current health emergency, decided to transfer this year’s...

A look at the future ahead: the 34th edition of “Futuro Remoto”

The XXXIV edition of "Futuro Remoto" (“the future far ahead”) will take place under the theme 'The Planet: epochal changes and global challenges' between 20-29...

Healthy and circular blue growth in the Italian seas: examples of circularity in the...

On November 4, 2020, Ecomondo Scientific Technical Committee, Cluster BIG, Bluemed CSA, Federpesca, active stakeholders in the Italy-IORA Committee held a conference entitled “Healthy...

Italy’s role in the Mediterranean as a foundation for our vision towards the Indian...

The XI edition of the Diplomacy festival, which took place on 19-30 October 2020 and included the Italy-IORA Webinar on Developing Sustainable Cruise Tourism,...