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Applications are open for the Wallenius Wilhelmsen Orcelle Award and the Neptune Award, each with a monetary prize of $100,000.
The MATE ROV World Championship will take place June 23 to 25 at Long Beach City College in Long Beach,
Artemis Technologies has designed and built a fully electric, high-speed, foiling workboat prototype, which has been demonstrated on Belfast Lough
Ocean Specialists, Inc. (OSI), a global provider of specialized subsea technical services and marine operations, announced the award of an
The new study “Offshore Aquaculture: a Market for Ocean Renewable Energy,” published by IEA-OES, helps to provide a picture of
iXblue recently completed the bathymetric survey of the Saint Nazaire offshore wind farm using its DriX Uncrewed Surface Vehicle (USV).Relying
ASL Environmental Sciences invites applications for its early-career scientist program that supports the oceanographic and limnological research community by lending,
The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation (NMSF) will honor Dr. Marcia McNutt; Eric and Wendy Schmidt and the Schmidt Ocean Institute,
The MODICA (multifunctional dissolved inorganic carbon analyzer) CM5260 is UIC’s newest addition in its line of reliable and precise instruments
The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) has named TechnipFMC and Aker Solutions as the winners of the 2022 NOIA Safety
Reef scientists across the Pacific have worked together to create a digital tool that uses machine learning and advanced analysis
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) is accepting applications for the inaugural Hydropower Collegiate Competition (HCC)
The Korean Register (KR) has launched the 20th version of its KR-CON, a digital database that contains almost all the
The Energy Transition Capital Conference: Monetizing the Energy Future will take place May 10 in Houston.
DNV has awarded Inocean AS, a Norwegian subsidiary of Technip Energies, approval in principle (AiP) and basic design approval for
Seaeye eM1-7 Electric Manipulator
A new extremely powerful and intelligent electric manipulator can be seen on Saab Seaeye’s Stand 1406 at the Ocean Technology
Save the date: You can meet the founders of the Third Wave of the Washington Maritime Blue Innovation Accelerator on
A new video produced by Canada’s Thordon Bearings makes a case for why “there is no place for the oil-lubricated
Subsea Technology & Rentals (STR) have announced that Spectrum Geophysics has purchased an EdgeTech 4205 Side Scan Sonar System to
Raytheon for 3 Zumwalt Destroyers
The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Missiles & Defense, a Raytheon Technologies business, an activation, sustainment and modernization contract for $483
ClassNK has issued an approval in principle (AiP) for the design of a floating offshore hydrogen production plant developed by
The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report says that there are options in all sectors to at least
NIWA and The Nippon Foundation are undertaking a mission to discover the undersea impacts of the recent Tongan volcanic eruption.
Ocean Collective—a global network of filmmakers—will collaborate with blockchain partner Polygon Studios and production company Eyeforce to launch digital artwork
SGH2 Energy Global, GS E&C and KOSPO/Southern Power announced a memorandum of understanding to jointly develop, design, build, own and
Schmidt Marine Technology Partners will offer up to $3.5 million in funding annually to entrepreneurs and others developing new technologies
FOWT is the world's largest event dedicated to floating offshore wind turbines. It will take place May 16 to 18
X15 marine engine
Global power leader Cummins Inc. is excited to announce the new classification of its X15 marine engine. This fuel- and
XOCEAN, an international ocean data company, has appointed Shepard (Shep) Smith as chief technology officer (CTO) in the latest expansion
As part of the Biden-Harris administration’s goal of deploying 30 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind energy by 2030, the Bureau
Pioneer Consulting, a submarine fiber-optic telecommunications consulting and project management company, has been awarded a comprehensive technical and strategic consulting
OSIL Marine Snow Catcher
OSIL have announced a new addition to their Marine Snow Catcher / Microplastics Sampler family. These samplers can facilitate a
The U.S. Postal Service will honor ichthyologist and oceanographer Eugenie Clark (1922 to 2015) with a Forever stamp.
The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) has announced a collaboration with Veterans Florida to help the marine electronics industry-wide labor
The Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has completed an in-depth study that
Sea Grant has a new funding opportunity for collaborative projects to address priority issues involving applied research and/or technological questions
The Crown Estate is seeking expressions of interest by April 8 from highly experienced and qualified firms wishing to bid
U.S. President Joe Biden nominated Adm. Linda L. Fagan to serve as the 27th commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard
The Pew Charitable Trusts have named six scientists as the 2022 recipients of the Pew Fellowship in Marine Conservation.
The renowned hydrologist Wilfried Brutsaert, also known as "Mr. Evaporation," has been awarded the Stockholm Water Prize 2022 for his
Global underwater consultancy DiveSource has made a six-figure investment in a new facility in Dubai as part of the company’s
SD Partners will assist CTi in commercializing new applications of its proprietary technology in industrial water treatment
Cavitation Technologies, Inc. (CTi) has announced an agreement with Sustainable Development Partners (SD Partners), an international consulting firm specializing in
The Sargasso Sea was first named a Mission Blue Hope Spot in 2011 and is now recognized with the the
Rotech RS1-3 purpose-built cable trencher
Rotech Subsea has debuted its new trenching tool on its first commercial assignment for cabling activity on an offshore wind
"The Story of British Columbia’s World-Class Undersea Tech Industry" by Vickie Jensen chronicles the little-known stories of underwater trailblazers in
Two new films are available to stream at Newyonder: "Wild Isles" and "Three Moons of Biyangdo."
Five trailblazing innovations have won a total of $525,000 as a part of Conservation X Labs’ Microfiber Innovation Challenge for
The advisory takes into consideration the technological complexity, current application, available fuel options, current regulatory requirements and safety concerns.
This book explores the forces driving the market for hydrogen-powered fuel cells, as well as the technical and economic barriers
Now that the wreck of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton’s ship, Endurance, has been discovered in the Weddell Sea a century
Exile Content Studio and the artist Edgar Plans have committed to donate $83,000 to Project Hiu to support shark conservation
OceanTools has launched the C6 color zoom camera, designed to produce superior video imagery at resolutions up to 1,080 p.
After more than 100 years lost at more than 3,000 m underneath sea ice in the Antarctic’s Weddell Sea, the
Ashtead Technology Signs Rental Agreement with OceanTools
International subsea rental equipment and solutions specialist Ashtead Technology has signed an exclusive rental agreement with Aberdeen based OceanTools, a
Greensea Systems Inc. has launched spin-off company Armach Robotics to capitalize on Greensea’s digital expertise by offering a subscription-model robotic
Sonardyne, MSubs collaborate on autonomous submarine
Sonardyne and MSubs have announced a strategic partnership to advance long-endurance autonomous underwater platform capabilities for the U.K. defense sector.
The HyAI 2.0 project aims to trial the use of an AI platform called HyAI by integrating the system into
NORBIT to Acquire Maritime Technology Company
NORBIT is in exclusive negotiations regarding an add-on acquisition of an undisclosed international maritime technology company. The acquisition will broaden
Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists are using artificial intelligence to set a new world record for producing algae as a reliable,
After a comprehensive search, the Marine Technology Society (MTS) Board has selected Chris Ostrander to lead MTS as the organization’s

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