Ocean Business 2025

April 8-10, 2025
United Kingdom
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Key Details Dates: April 8-10, 2025 Venue: National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, United Kingdom
About Ocean Business 2025

Ocean Business 2025 is a global technology and science exhibition for marine industries, held annually and attracting business and maritime professionals from all over the world. The event is a renowned global meeting place for ocean science and technology professionals.

When is Ocean Business 2025 taking place?

The annual Ocean Business technology exhibition and trade show is being held from 8th April 2025 to 10th April, 2025.

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Why attend Ocean Business 2025?

Ocean Business is an international maritime exhibition focusing on cutting-edge future technologies. Bringing together thousands of industry professionals, OB23 enables visitors to get hands-on experience with the latest advances in maritime technology, including unmanned and autonomous marine systems by some of the leading players in industry, including Teledyne Marine, Kongsberg Marine, Planet Ocean, and AAE Technologies.

Providing over 130 hours of live demonstrations and attracting over 300 leading ocean science and technology manufacturers and professionals, Ocean Business is a prime opportunity to learn about and see the latest marine equipment in action, including the latest subsea ROVs (remotely operated vehicles), UUVs (unmanned underwater vehicles) and AUVs (autonomous underwater vehicles), as well as unmanned surface vessels (USV) autonomous surface vessels (ASV).

  • Meet the teams and experts from over 300 world leading manufacturers and service providers
  • See the latest equipment in action during the live training and demonstrations held every day
  • Test drive products that will put you ahead of the competition
  • Grow your business network a great chance to meet new connections and expand your professional network
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What Ocean Business Southampton has to offer in 2025

Highlights of this year’s event include:

A full 3 day programme of training & demonstrations
Over 130 hours of live demonstrations taking place on the dockside, on board vessels and in classrooms. This is a brilliant chance to get hands-on with the latest marine technology, vessels, sensors, hydrographic survey tools, subsea robotics and collision avoidance technologies.

A one-day, free-to-attend conference
This conference is on top of a series of associated, on-site meetings – with a line-up of the industry’s brightest minds addressing the key issues of the day.

The world’s only conference dedicated to marine electromagnetics
MARELEC will run alongside Ocean Business. Delegates will hear from eminent scientists, engineers and academics of the progress made in the past four years in the fields of geophysics, geotechnical engineering, oceanography and naval warfare.

The Ocean Careers program
Back for 2025 this is an opportunity for students to connect with potential employers and gain valuable insights from industry professionals.

Where is Ocean Business 2025?

Ocean Business EventThe National Oceanography Centre in Southampton, UK hosts Ocean Business:
National Oceanography Centre (NOC)
European Way
Southampton, UK
SO14 3ZH

NOC a world-class, water-front research center within the port of Southampton. Close to the city center with great transport links, the National Oceanography Centre actively promotes links between industry and scientific research through international conferences and exhibitions.

Ocean Business Open Hours

Tuesday 8th April 09:30 – 17:00
Wednesday 9th April 09:30 – 17:00
Thursday 10th April 09:30 – 16:00
(last admission is 1 hour before the show closes)

Applicable Industry Sectors:

• Environmental monitoring & pollution • Defense & maritime • Oil & gas exploration
• Ports & Waterways Authorities • Marine engineering • Coastal & Harbour Authorities
• Coastal & offshore survey • Search & survey • Geophysics
• Oceanography • Hydrographic survey • GIS & Mapping
• Underwater communications • Coastal & offshore survey • Government organizations

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“Ocean Business provides a platform to forge relationships and grow your business network and we are confident that this year’s event will mirror the passion, pace and creativity of the sector and live up to its reputation as the perfect meeting place for the ocean industry.”

Cheri Arvonio, Event Director at show organizer Diversified Communications


More Information and Registration

To learn more about Ocean Business 2025, to register to attend or exhibit, please click below.

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