Blue Whale Club

The Blue Whale Club was established at OI China 2013 and is a service that aims to promote international cooperation, and advance the development of marine science and technology by matching its members with purchase and procurement specialists in marine technology and engineering equipment industry, with appropriate suppliers at the event.


If you hold one of the following job roles and you are a decision-maker with clear purchasing demand, you can apply for a Blue Whale Club member

▪Bureau Director, Department Chief, Section Chief, Director of research institute, Director of center

▪Chief Engineer, Senior Engineer, Engineer, Professor, Researcher


 Back by popular demand from both buyers and suppliers, the Blue Whale Club connects companies entering the Chinese market with key local buyers and agents who are interested in specific marine products and services. Available to exhibitors and visitors only, this structured networking programme will help your company to establish new relationships with local customers and partners who attend Oceanology International China to specifically search for international suppliers.

* The match making will only be set up with buyer/agent ’s demand



Acoustics & Sensors        Marine Equipment General &  Mapping Systems    Sonar & Systems

Benthic Sampling Equipment & Hydrological Instruments                                        ROVs

Beacons & Buoys








Major Ocean Organizations in Qingdao

State Key Laboratory

●Qingdao National Laboratory for Marine Science and Technology

●Physical Oceanography. MOE. China

●Key Laboratory of Marine Chemistry Theory and Technology

●Key Laboratory of Experimental Marine Biology

●Key Laboratory of Marine Geology and Environment

●Key Laboratory of Ocean Circulation and Waves

●Key Laboratory of Marine Ecology and Environmental Science

●Key Laboratory of Marine Environmental Corrosion and Bio-fouling

●State Key Laboratory of Marine Coatings

Subordinate Organization of the SOA

●North China Sea Branch, State Oceanic Administration

●North China Sea Marine Environmental Monitoring Center

●North China Sea Marine Forecasting Center of State Oceanic Administration

●North China Sea Data & Information Service, SOA

●North China Sea Centre of Standard& Metrology(Technology), SOA

●North China Sea Marine Technical Support Center, State Oceanic Administration

●The China Marine Surveillance Beihai Corps

●The China Marine Surveillance Detachment First

●The China Marine Surveillance Beihai Airlines Detachment

●Qingdao city environmental monitoring center

Research Laboratory

●The First Institute of Oceanography, SOA

●North China Sea Maritime Engineering Prospecting Institute, SOA

●Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

●Qingdao Branch, Institute of Acoustics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

●Yellow Sea Fisheries Research Institute Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences

●Shandong Institute of Marine Biology

●Institute seawater aquaculture Shandong Province

●Qingdao Marine Equipment Research Institute

●710 Research Institute of China Shipbuilding Industry


●Ocean University of China

●PLA Navy Submarine Academy Of The People's Liberation Army

●China University of Petroleum


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