We thank you for your support and active collaboration in 2018 and we are awaiting your applications to sail, your ideas for ECORD Research Grants and MagellanPlus Workshops, your participation in PROCEEDECORD Summer Schools, your commitment to our various boards and panels, your invitations to ECORD Distinguished Lecturers, your exciting results from past and present expeditions and much more, which makes scientific ocean drilling a great success since the last fifty years!