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Successful Sea Trials for Kraken MINSAS 120 on DIVE-LD AUV

Quincy, Massachusetts-based Dive Technologies Inc. has completed successful sea trials of Kraken’s miniature synthetic aperture sonar (MINSAS 120) integrated onto Dive’s large displacement AUV (DIVE-LD). The DIVE-LD is also powered by Kraken’s pressure-tolerant batteries. Kraken’s MINSAS is a commercially available off-the-shelf configurable interferometric synthetic aperture sonar (SAS) that replaces high-end side scan sonar systems at an affordable price while delivering

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Paving the Way for Renewable Energy Projects for Isles of Scilly

Marine-i has agreed to support a year-long research program to identify the potential for wave, tidal and floating wind technologies to be deployed around the Isles of Scilly. It is expected that this will lead to long-term economic, societal and environmental benefits for the communities living on the islands. The project will build a new data bank of wave and

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Drive Train for Singapore Hybrid Vessel

Danfoss Editron has been chosen by Sea Forrest Power Solutions Pte Ltd. (SFP), the integration engineering arm of BH Global Corporation Ltd., to provide the drive train system powering Singapore’s first plug-in parallel hybrid-electric fast-launch vessel. SFP aims to be a leading player in the Singapore maritime industry’s drive toward decarbonization. The company plans to achieve this by offering sustainable

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NOAA Contracts to Revitalize Ketchikan Port

NOAA has awarded a contract to Ahtna Infrastructure & Technologies LLC for a project to revitalize its port facility in Ketchikan, Alaska. The Alaska-based company will make major improvements, including the construction of a new office building, large floating pier, steel access trestle, and updated power and water utility systems for servicing visiting ships. The project will begin with the

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Nominations Open for Don Walsh Award for Ocean Exploration

Awarded jointly by the Marine Technology Society (MTS) and the Society for Underwater Technology (SUT) , the Captain Don Walsh Award for Ocean Exploration is presented annually to an individual who has made an outstanding, sustained, international contribution to the development, application or propagation of marine/underwater technology toward the advancement of ocean exploration.  Nomination details for the award are at: https://bit.ly/3fyiXIs, www.sut.org and www.mtsociety.org. The closing date for nominations is May 31, 2021. The award is named in

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