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Sealite Expands in Australia

Sealite Australia

Sealite’s business expansion has continued with the commissioning of a third rotational molding machine in May. Housed in a brand-new factory, the official opening marked the growth of the company’s global headquarters in Somerville, Victoria. The opening creates dual rotational molding production capacity for Sealite’s Australian operations. The other manufacturing facilities arelocated in Tilton, U.S.A., to service the Americas and

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Canada’s Ocean Supercluster

Kraken ThunderFish

Canada’s Ocean Supercluster continues to press ahead during the coronavirus pandemic, The Chronicle Herald reported. The public-private group formed in 2018 and is based in Atlantic Canada, with the goal of increasing Canada’s ocean economy by $14 billion and 3,000 new jobs over the next 10 years. CEO Kendra MacDonald said the goal is to build ocean enterprises to 3

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Nigeria’s First Regional Multi-Client, Multibeam Seafloor Study

TGS Nigeria Seep Program MBES coverage_FINAL

TDI-Brooks International Inc., under contract to TGS, has completed the multibeam phase offshore the Niger Delta for a survey that took place in water depths of 750 to 3,500 m. This is Nigeria’s first regional multi-client multibeam and seafloor sampling study. TDI-Brooks’ RV Gyre acquired 82,000 sq. km of high-resolution hull-mounted multibeam echosounder data. During the multibeam data collection a

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RV Sikuliaq Completes Cruise Using COVID-19 Precautions

Sikuliaq in Seward May 2020_by Sarah Spanos

The research vessel Sikuliaq has successfully completed the first science cruise in the U.S. Academic Fleet since the COVID-19 pandemic stand-down began. Special permission was given to three researchers from the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences at the University of Alaska Fairbanks to collect water and plankton samples in the northern Gulf of Alaska, preserving an unbroken string of

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CIO+ Information Overlay Service Free During Pandemic

ChartWorld CIO+ free during coronavirus pandemic

Over the past few months, the shipping industry has faced the issue of limited or restricted crew changes. As a result, there has been an increasing number of reports focusing on the mental and emotional fatigue, and resulting stress, on overworked bridge teams and crew. Under these special circumstances, ChartWorld will offer its CIO+ Information Overlay Service free of charge

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Enter ASL’s 2020 Early Career Scientist Contest

ASL

ASL‘s 2020 Early Career Scientist Contest is now open. The goal of this program is to support the oceanographic and limnological research community by lending, free of charge, a calibrated battery-powered Acoustic Zooplankton Fish Profiler (AZFP) (either 125/200/455/769-kHz or 38/125/200/455-kHz configuration), plus mooring cage and battery fora three-month maximum deployment period, along with the support from ASL’s team of experts.

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