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Klein – A MIND Technology Business will host a webinar today at 11:00 a.m. EST on gap-filler technology for the
Global Oceans, a US-based nonprofit corporation focused on mobilizing commercial sector resources for ocean science has acquired through a donation
General Dynamics Contract
The US Navy’s first John Lewis-class fleet replenishment oiler, T-AO 205, has been launched at General Dynamics National Steel and
Fugro is participating in an EU co-funded research and innovation project to develop a remote solution for global satellite-derived seafloor
Great Lakes Dredging Award
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation ("Great Lakes") (NASDAQ:GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States announced
The 2021 NOIA Safety in Seas Awards Competition is now open. Entry forms must be submitted to NOIA by Monday,
Rivertrace Ltd. has published a new white paper on digitalization, with expert insight into the evolution of smart water quality
Crowley Shipping has formed a New Energy division strategically focused on diverse services supporting the emerging energy sectors in the
USCG Polar Star
The Seattle-based Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star (WAGB-10) has made a logistics stop at Dutch Harbor, Alaska, 30 days into
Kongsberg Digital reports that the Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific (MAAP) has adopted its new K-Sim e-learning solution,
NOAA has established a partnership with The Ocean Foundation to cooperate on international and national scientific efforts to advance research,
Schmidt Ocean Institute Seabed 2030
Schmidt Ocean Institute’s research vessel Falkor has collected the first public seafloor data of the New Year, as part of a global
Lean Marine is leading a research and development project to accelerate the technological development, realization and adoption of AI-powered ship
Operation Atalanta's new mandate entered into force on 1st of January 2021. New tasks will reinforce the EU NAVFOR’s counter-piracy
GeoAcoustics Ltd. has returned to independent ownership following divestment from Kongsberg Maritime AS. Kongsberg originally acquired the company in 2008,
The US Department of Navy has released a new document, Blue Arctic, a strategic blueprint that will guide the service
A shipyard in Louisiana has a $178 million Navy contract to build two new research ships for the National Oceanic
Since 2008, CLS, official supplier of ice data for the Vendée Globe sailing race, has been using technologies and satellites
Washington Maritime Blue and the Port of Seattle have chosen 11 companies to participate in a highly competitive, impact-focused maritime
By Devin Partida Technology is rapidly changing numerous industries, and the maritime sector is no exception. Here’s a look at
ASNE is calling for nominations for its Annual Awards Program, which honors professionals who have demonstrated exceptional achievement in one
Oceaneering International Inc. has been awarded a connector supply contract from TechnipFMC to provide 2-in. M5 connectors and chemical throttle
ABB Marine & Ports’ cybersecurity laboratory has opened at a key moment in shipping’s digital development as stricter maritime cybersecurity
KNUD E. HANSEN continues to build on its portfolio of innovative designs and extensive experience in the offshore wind farm
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Greensea, creator of OPENSEA, the open-architecture robotics platform for the marine industry, has hired Karnveer Gill, junior robotics engineer, to
The ocean is vast and full of sounds. Many are naturally occurring, while others are anthropogenic. When these anthropogenic sounds are unwanted, they
Sonardyne Armada
Sonardyne technology has been selected to support the world’s largest and most environmentally sustainable fleet of ocean-going, multi-role robotic vessels,
ABS Group Risk Matters podcast
On "Episode 10: Cyber in the Digital Age" of ABS Group's Risk Matters X.0 Podcast, Päivi Brunou, general manager of
SURTASS RJE
When the U.S. Navy needed to ensure the recovery of the AN/UQQ-2 Surveillance Towed Sensor System (SURTASS) in case of
keith baker
Crowley Maritime Corp. has awarded a Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarship to senior Keith Baker at the Great Lakes
Thalassodraco etchesi,
A mysterious small marine reptile dating from 150 million years ago has been identified as a new species that may
Edgetech Sonar System
EdgeTech has recently introduced a new sonar frequency combination ideally suited for shallow water Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USV) and Unmanned
USS Bonhomme Richard US Navy
The U.S. Navy plans to decommission the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD-6). An explosion and fire on board
NSM 400
SOMAG AG Jena has launched the NSM 400, a medium-size gimbal, between the smaller RSM 400 and the larger OSM
sardines Oregon State University
Leaders of 14 maritime nations announced their commitment to achieve 100 percent sustainable ocean management of their national waters by
Wenche Nistad GIEK CEO
State-backed Export Credit Guarantee Agency GIEK hits another milestone as it almost doubles its guarantee tally to the burgeoning sector.
Neptune Lines
METIS Cyberspace Technology S.A. has secured a fleet-wide contract from Neptune Lines to implement its data acquisition and advanced analytics
offshore wind
The U.K. Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has partnered with the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) to launch the
MV Copenhagen Scandlines
The Enkhuizen Nautical College, founded in 1978, is the only nautical college in Europe that focuses on teaching students to
Capitol Hill Ocean Week
Capitol Hill Ocean Week 2021 will be another all-virtual event. The upcoming conference will focus on the importance of diversity,
ABB
ABB has secured an order of around $150 million to deliver a comprehensive scope of technologies to power next-generation cruise
OSIL produces two data buoys and land-based deck unit for the ongoing oceanic research under the Rhode Island Consortium for
USS Bonhamme Richard
The US Navy has announced plans to decommission the fire-damaged Wasp-class amphibious assault ship Bonhomme Richard (LHD-6) after an extensive
Mission Iconic Reefs
A $5 million grant will fund an unprecedented ecosystem-scale reef restoration at Eastern Dry Rocks, one of seven iconic reefs located
Mote Savage Ancient Seas
A special, live, virtual event featuring Mote's "Savage Ancient Seas" exhibit will take place Wednesday, December 2, at 5:30 p.m.
The CARIS Cloud Technology Project will break down technical barriers to entry for hydrographic processing and charting in support of
Guy Frankland
Valeport has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of a head of marketing, as it targets market leadership
BSEE
The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) and the U.S. Department of Energy
NAVSEA master's degree program
The U.S. Naval War College (NWC) is now offering a highly competitive master’s degree program to Naval Sea System Command (NAVSEA)
Timor Leste From the Sea to the Mountains
"Timor-Leste: From the Sea to the Mountains" is a new book by Gerardo Ângelo that offers a comprehensive look at the
Seabed 2030
New bathymetric and oceanographic data collected by an international team of ocean scientists provide important insights into the processes that
NASA Arctic Canada
A new study shows that increased heat from Arctic rivers is melting sea ice in the Arctic Ocean and warming
Forum XT500
Forum Energy Technologies has secured an order to supply specialist subsea equipment for a major cable maintenance project in Southeast Asia.
Kraken
Kraken Robotics Inc. has recently completed its third offshore data acquisition and technology demonstration campaign as part of the $19
Kraken Sonar for Teledyne AUVs
Teledyne Gavia, manufacturer of Gavia, SeaRaptor and Osprey Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV), announces the integration of the Kraken Robotics MINSAS
Ocean Aware
The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) and ITN Productions Industry Newshave co-produced "Ocean Aware," a short film
iModal Ground Logo
Stevens Institute of Technology's Hady Salloum and his team will commercialize an underwater security system previously tested by the US
i4 Insight GreenSteam
i4 Insight, creators of a platform that provides a single point of access for multiple data streamsand applications, providing a
ArcticRay Manta Camera
The Onvif profile S compliant Manta HD camera is capable of a resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 30 fps

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