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OneOcean has launched the new and improved OneOcean platform to provide the next generation of voyage planning and compliance. It
An 8.5-m-tall autonomous data buoy featuring a unique set of onboard sensors will soon be heading outto sea as part
Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has received an approval in principle (AiP) from DNV for the DSME Rotor Sail
James Fisher has launched James Fisher Subtech, which consolidates the group’s extensive capabilities into a comprehensive solutions provider for the
Forum Energy Technologies' light work-class ROV, Comanche 38, has successfully completed sea trials with Amundsen Science (Université Laval, Canada). The ROV was
The new EMODnet Geology shoreline-migration map has been released and is free to access from the EMODnet Geology portal. It allows policy
NOIA will hold its annual meeting virtually April 14 to 15. It will feature policy makers and leading experts over
The Interagency Working Group on Ocean and Coastal Mapping announces progress report on mapping U.S. ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes
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Raytheon Technologies business Raytheon Intelligence & Space (RI&S) has secured a five-year $146m contract to support the US Navy’s counter
Sercel
Sercel and Kappa Offshore Solutions have released PIKSEL, a compact marine seismic solution for acquiring seismic data for high-resolution 3D
Tritech International Limited, a Moog Inc. company, has received an order for 10 Gemini 720is 4000m rated multibeam sonars from
Deb Haaland
Deb Haaland has become the new secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior after confirmation by the U.S. Senate.
In American Waters exhibit
From May 29 to October 3, the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) in Salem, Massachusetts, will feature "In American Waters," a painting exhibition
Joshua Berger
The Washington Maritime Blue Board of Directors has appointed Joshua Berger as the nonprofit organization’s first president and chief executive
They Say It Can't Be Done
Gravitas Ventures, a Red Arrow Studios company, has released Just Add Firewater LLC's award-winning documentary "They Say It Can't Be Done," which follows four
Feritech Global
Marine-i has agreed to support marine engineering specialist Feritech Global in its plan to create an autonomous subsea vehicle specially
ClassNK has granted its Remote Survey (RMSV) notation for CENTURY HIGHWAY GREEN, an LNG-fueled PCC operated by Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha
Climate Investor Two (CI2) has approved an investment that could amount to €24.5 million to support the lease of Damen’s
ABS has published a report evaluating the U.S. offshore wind industry’s readiness to deliver the 40 GW of offshore wind
Maine ferry operator Casco Bay Lines has committed to an integrated hybrid electric power and propulsion solution from ABB for
ClassNK ROV Regulations
Leading classification society ClassNK has released its “Guidelines for ROV/AUV,” which summarizes the performance and safety requirements for remotely operated
A new breed of underwater sensor that is able to self-calibrate, enabling precise, long-duration subsidence monitoring at all depths, has
NOMARS from DARPA
L3Harris Technologies has been selected to design an autonomous surface ship concept for the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
In an effort to complete critical work ahead of the spring boating season, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources will
StormGeo has launched Strategic Power Routing—a service that optimizes the power output of a vessel in varying weather conditions to
The IEA Technology Collaboration Programme on Ocean Energy Systems (OES) has released its 2020 Annual Report that highlights its efforts
The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has launched a new marine innovation challenge, focused on identifying the causes and risks of
Scientists have created a set of unique guidelines for image-based species identification to improve biodiversity data collection. Led by Dr.
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The methods used to determine spare parts and stocking strategies are often less than scientific in their approach, which leads
The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project and the Global Multi-Resolution Topography (GMRT) Synthesis Project, operated at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth
Sea Grant has a new funding opportunity to support research on how the American lobster and its fishery are being
AUVs have become versatile tools for exploring the seas. But they can be disruptive to the environment or have trouble
The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project and the Global Multi-Resolution Topography (GMRT) Synthesis Project, operated at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth
OceanTools is supporting a tsunami detection project in Southeast Asia by successfully delivering its first shipment of tsunami detection housings
Teledyne Marine announced it has hired two new members to the Teledyne Webb Research Glider team. Shea Quinn joins the
Osil Multiple Corers
The Multiple Corers available from world-leading seabed sampling experts Ocean Scientific International Ltd (OSIL) are able to overcome the traditional
Years of development culminated in a MacArtney telemetry concept measuring and transmitting individual noise profiles for complex acoustic data tracking
The South African Navy (SAN) held a blessing ceremony of the first of three multi-mission inshore patrol vessels (MMIPVs) at
Extending its global reach and service capabilities, ABB Marine & Ports is ramping its presence with local divisions in Turkey
For nearly 60 years, Willard Bascom’s bestselling book "Waves and Beaches: The Powerful Dynamics of Sea and Coast" (Patagonia, March
The Seattle-based Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star (WAGB-10) made a logistics stop in Juneau, Alaska, earlier this month as the
Damen Shipyard and Sea Machines Robotics have signed an alliance agreement to further investigate the adoption of collision avoidance functionality
The Texas Water Resources Institute, TWRI, will host a free virtual introductory meeting for anyone interested in becoming involved in the
Crowley and Watco are partnering to create a single-source terminal and supply chain management solution to support the emerging offshore
Bureau Veritas (BV) has certified a new-generation 3D-printed propeller manufactured by Naval Group. With its 2.5-m span supported by five 200-kg
Aspara oil field come online
After a two-decade quest, Cambodia achieved its long-held ambition at the end of December 2020 to begin petroleum production.
Amanda Lefton will be the new director of the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM). Lefton most recently served
Corwley Watco partnership
Maritime and logistics company Crowley is joining forces with integrated logistics services company Watco to create a package marine terminal
Kongsberg Maritime has launched the next generation of its advanced HUGIN AUV. Named HUGIN Endurance, the new AUV boosts operational
NS Savannah
The Maritime Administration (MARAD) has published a Federal Register Notice inviting comments on MARAD's future plans for the N.S. Savannah
Visit Blue Beacon's Facebook page on Wednesday, February 17, for a discussion on the 80th anniversary of the Tuskegee Airmen,
The IEA-OES has released “An International Evaluation and Guidance Framework for Ocean Energy Technology” to respond to a need to
Aids-to-navigation managers are obligated to ensure the safety of navigation for all vessels at sea. Any disruption to service, impact
The U.S. Geological Survey is looking for an electronics technician (marine instrumentation) for the Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science
This year, the Equinor & Techstars Energy Accelerator will be entirely virtual. Ten selected start-ups, chosen from hundreds of applicants
On February 10, Craig Foster and Dr. Sylvia Earle will have an informal conversation to discuss Foster's experience freediving in
TCarta Marine, a global provider of hydrospatial solutions, has introduced a global satellite-derived bathymetry (G-SDB) product line developed with a
Eagle Touch has designed a new high-performance 10.4-in. XGA LCD industrial panel PC that is IP67 waterproof, with Intel Celeron
Space Flight Laboratory (SFL), a developer of complete microspace missions, launched and successfully deployed 12 satellites on January 24, 2021.

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