• Pioneer Circumnavigation via Southern Capes

    Iain Macneil, CEO of Witherbys, one of Scotland’s largest and most successful publishing companies, with specialist titles in the shipping sector, and a crew of four embarked on a first-of-its-kind circumnavigation at the start of December. They are attempting to complete a circumnavigation via the Southern Capes on board ASTRA, a historic vessel that served with the Swedish Sea Rescue Service between 1995 and 2016.

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  • Watch December 9: Entangled in Costa Rica

    Innoceana is working to put an end to the brutal and costly net entanglement crisis. In the virtual film screening and discussion on December 9, you can learn how they leverage citizen science, animal rescue, and growing public pressure for policy change to manage the entanglement crisis and achieve an expanded marine protected area.

    Read more »
  • USS Robert E. Simanek

    Construction Starts on Fifth US Navy Expeditionary Sea Base

    General Dynamics NASSCO began construction Wednesday of the fifth ship in the Navy’s expeditionary sea base program, a class of large ships with storerooms, barracks and a landing deck to support special-forces operations.

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  • Health, Safety Contract for World’s Largest Floating Offshore Wind Farm

    HSEQ-360 Ltd. has been selected for a long-term contract to provide health, safety, environmental and quality assurance services to Kincardine offshore wind farm. The site is the largest floating offshore wind farm in the world. 

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  • WOC Seabed 2030 Online Seabed Data Workshop

    The WOC Seabed 2030 Online Seabed Data Workshop will take place virtually on December 8.

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  • NOAA’s Craig McLean to Retire

    Craig N. McLean, assistant administrator of NOAA Research, who began his NOAA career as a uniformed officer in the NOAA Corps four decades ago and rose to lead the agency’s research division and become a champion of ocean exploration, scientific integrity and science diplomacy, has announced his plan to retire from public service on April 1, 2022.

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  • DiveNET Sealink Modems to Explore USS Spirit of America Wreck

    DiveNET demonstrates its Sealink modems by exploring the USS Spirit of America shipwreck.

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  • R&D Funding for Oceandrone

    Scotland-based Innovo Engineering and Construction has secured £10,000 funding from the Energy Technology Partnership (ETP) in conjunction with Strathclyde University, Glasgow, U.K. The funding will support a research and development project for Innovo’s innovative autonomous eco-robotic wind, solar and hydrogen fuel cell-powered surface vessel, Oceandrone.

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  • Offshore Wind Innovation Challenge

    This challenge seeks solutions for the safe and efficient transfer of objects from a floating vessel to offshore wind structures, to reduce the cost and the scheduled impact of maintenance. This will help to facilitate better and more cost-effective replacement of turbine components.

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  • NOAA Seeks Public Comment on Designating New National Marine Sanctuary off California

    NOAA is seeking public comment on the first steps toward designating a new national marine sanctuary in a 7,000-sq.-mi. area off the central California coast, adjacent to San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties.

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Featured News

Pioneer Circumnavigation via Southern Capes

Iain Macneil, CEO of Witherbys, one of Scotland’s largest and most successful publishing companies, with specialist titles in the shipping sector, and a crew of four embarked on a first-of-its-kind circumnavigation at the start of December. They are attempting to complete a circumnavigation via the Southern Capes on board ASTRA, a historic vessel that served with the Swedish Sea Rescue Service between 1995 and 2016.

Watch December 9: Entangled in Costa Rica

Innoceana is working to put an end to the brutal and costly net entanglement crisis. In the virtual film screening and discussion on December 9, you can learn how they leverage citizen science, animal rescue, and growing public pressure for policy change to manage the entanglement crisis and achieve an expanded marine protected area.

NOAA’s Craig McLean to Retire

Craig N. McLean, assistant administrator of NOAA Research, who began his NOAA career as a uniformed officer in the NOAA Corps four decades ago and rose to lead the agency’s research division and become a champion of ocean exploration, scientific integrity and science diplomacy, has announced his plan to retire from public service on April 1, 2022.

R&D Funding for Oceandrone

Scotland-based Innovo Engineering and Construction has secured £10,000 funding from the Energy Technology Partnership (ETP) in conjunction with Strathclyde University, Glasgow, U.K. The funding will support a research and development project for Innovo’s innovative autonomous eco-robotic wind, solar and hydrogen fuel cell-powered surface vessel, Oceandrone.