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OPERATION RED SEA is a world's first implementation of the GOBLU3 principles, developed by TheOceanRoamer and entirely supported by the International Association of Dive Professionals.Two locations, are being developed in both the Egyptian and Sudanese Red Sea, together with local stakeholders and partners. Since 2021 volunteers are working in Port Sudan, Ain Sokhna and abroad, to help transform sustainable development, and biodiversity restoration in the Red Sea.


"Providing logistical, financial and consultative development aid, to both governmental and non - governmental organizations; in their missions to sustainably develop, and protect the Red Sea Marine resources for the benefit of nature and it's coastal communities."


Applying and testing the IADP - GOBLU3 sustainable development principles, of coastal integrated marine resources management.


Fostering cooperation, and high quality training course, and continuous consultative support; to G.O, N.G.O, and educational institutions; in the Red Sea.


Create an Earth/Sea, experimental research, and eco-tourism village. "Complete off the grid, self sustainability, with positive socio-environmental impact"


Research and Rehabilitation Develop, setup and perform scientific research programs. Restore natural biosphere, by reintroducing fauna and flora; to critical sites around the Red Sea.

"Saving the Past and Future of the Red Sea Biodiversity."

Rising sea temperatures and seasonal temperature spikes, are threatening the more fragile coral types of the Red Sea's reef systems. Coral Bleaching which was a once or twice in a decade occurrence, has now turned into a deadly yearly event in Sudan for instance; these events go hand in hand with algae blooms, making them even more deadly for all biodiversity. During these heatwave events, temperatures can top 35°C (95°F).

"2023, the year we stopped destroying, the reefs of the Red Sea."


While Egypt is a world leader in fixed moorings, many countries around the Red Sea still do not have access to the necessary infrastructure. The resulting damage to these reefs, of anchoring damages, could easily be avoided, with fixed moorings, avoiding the need for destructive anchoring practices. The IADP, with it's GOBLU3 Red Sea alliance will change this, by giving access to the machinery, courses and organize regular mooring missions to countries in need around the Red Sea basin.

"COTS... The 21 armed vampire like alien starfish, voracious devourer of entire coral reef systems. Sudanese Red Sea reefs enemy #1"

15th of July 2022 TheOceanRoamer during his daily reef research and monitoring activities for the Vault | Sudan project, was the first (and only, still to this day) who identified an massive COTS Outbreak of the coast of Port Sudan. While he reached out to local and international organizations for help, until today no comprehensive action has been undertaken to counter this ever growing threat. The local will and understanding is there, however the resources are simply not available.

"Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire."


The Red Sea Marine Academy & Experimental Research Centre projects, are well on their way to becoming qualitative marine science hubs; where environmentalism, technology, science and marine skills education, foster sustainable development, safeguard and restore marine biodiversity. 



As the idealist entrepreneur, with an intense love for the Red Sea, that I am; would call it...Challenging to say the least.

Summer 2020, while the Coronavirus was raging in Europe, TheOceanRoamer started working on the development of #OPREDSEA. After years of developing the GOBLU3 concept of sustainable marine development. It was time to implement it, and no other place was better suited, than Port Sudan, an area and people he knows well. February '21 he would start the migration of OCEAN ROAMERS from Egypt to Sudan. With the help of partners, fans and followers he finally starts working on the ground in Port Sudan, and in May 2021 he enters into an agreement with the Red Sea University.


The 2006 Red Sea Cataloging Expedition: 30 Scientists & Volunteers, 3 weeks, 80+ Dives/Day, 570 Km of reefs surveyed, 1800 pictures gathered.

#OPREDSEA | SUDAN saw it's inception, during our work in the M.P.A's. OCEANROAMERS co-organized, and co-sponsored, the only large scale scientific research in Sudan's M.P.A's, in modern times.
The data gathered, during the expedition, resulted in despair, and elation at the same time. The effects of warming were very noticeable. However we also found coral colonies, who had evolved through millennia and adapted to higher Ocean temperatures.


Sudan's Red Sea Coral Reefs, and Coast Lines regularly experience, extreme heatwaves.

Why our work here, is so important.
The Red Sea in Sudan, is in the top 5, of hottest ocean temperatures recorded worldwide. It is defacto one of the global warming frontlines, and also the frontline, of coral reefs resilience to heat. #OPREDSEA aims to find solutions, mitigate the yearly loss of corals, and restore a healthy biosphere.