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Hurtigruten MS Nordnorge
In what is the largest ever global contract for supply of liquefied biogas (LBG) to a shipping operator, Hurtigruten and
The Onboard Microgrid is based on the principles of ABB’s award-winning power distribution system Onboard DC Grid™ with the proven
InterMoor mooring
InterMoor, a provider of mooring services, foundation solutions and offshore installations in subsea services group Acteon, has signed a contract
Randall Luthi
After over nine years as president of NOIA, Randall Luthi has decided to leave Washington, D.C. to work for the
The technology group Wärtsilä introduces the latest addition to its range of freshwater generators. The company now offers Reverse Osmosis
Global concern about rising sea levels has put increasing loss of glaciers and ice sheets into public attention. The glaciers
Bollinger Shipyards has announced the promotion of Chris Remont to executive vice president of new construction programs. Within this role,
Harvey Champion
GE’s Power Conversion business was chosen by Harvey Gulf International Marine LLC to provide the latest SeaGreen Energy Storage System
April 2019 Offshore Technology, Alternative Energy & Ocean Engineering Not a subscriber? Subscribe to read Sea Technology issues now!
Risk mapping ocean biodiversity
Roughly 1 million plant and animal species face extinction, according to a multinational study by a United Nations-backed panel. But
3D laser scanning for ship design
Imagine there was a technology that could provide a 3D scan of the interior and exterior of a ship, including
By Viviana Castillo, APL-UW The humid air penetrates my pores as I sit over the bridge on a massive ship.
SUP for Great Lakes research
This June, Joe Lorenz, Kwin Morris and Jeff Guy plan to paddleboard across Lake Erie, traversing international waters and rough waves and dodging toxic
Oceans Deeply highlights new technology used by Global Fishing Watch to augment its data on vessels worldwide, which is used
McLane Research Labs has released the Prawler (PRofiling crAWLER), a low-cost, wave-actuated vehicle that moves along the mooring wire, collecting
The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) announces that Dr. Richard W. Murray has accepted the position of the deputy director
KVH Industries Inc. sold its maritime training business, the Videotel group of companies, to an affiliate of Oakley Capital for
The Federal Public Service (FPS) Mobility and Transport, the arm of the Belgium government responsible for shipping, has selected Chelsea
The Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) opened a Virtual Archaeology Museum that displays video, detailed
Research published this month reveals that microplastics often accumulate on the deep sea floor in the same place as diverse and dense
The significant increase in submarine activity seen over the last three years in the Atlantic region and the proliferation of
The state of Washington’s department of ecology has developed a marine spatial plan that covers an area of the Pacific
Riptide and Draper will implement the maritime open architecture autonomy (MOAA) that Draper developed as an extensible open architecture framework
The United Nations 2018 Sustainable Development Goals Report reviews the progress made during 2018 on the 17 sustainability goals set
Teledyne CARIS will deliver a full software solution to the South African Navy Hydrographic Office, including software that will be
In May, Chile's House of Representatives voted to approve a ban on plastic bags. "The law will apply to all
As the submarine threat grows, it is vital that NATO’s anti-submarine warfare (ASW) forces can operate together decisively. The Anti-Submarine
Oceaneering presented the Oceaneering Freedom ROV and 2G Robotics ULS-500 Pro 6K dynamic laser scanner at the Offshore Technology Conference
The International Diving Industry Forum (IDIF) has been established by three key industry stakeholders: the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA);
New York City is rediscovering its waterfront roots—thanks in part to an eight-acre marina that has taken shape at the
Ocean Scientific International Ltd. (OSIL) supplied a 1.2-m data buoy platform to the Orion joint research and development center for
SEATTLE — The U.S. Coast Guard's Pacific Area commander discussed the service's strategic outlook for the Arctic, its new class
Anti-submarine warfare has once again risen high on the agenda for NATO’s maritime forces. Ahead of the inaugural Anti-Submarine Warfare
The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) worked with contractors Saturday to mitigate the potential pollution threat posed by a derelict barge
At LAAD 2019, the Latin American defense and security exhibition held in Brazil this month, Israel Shipyards introduced coastal defense
The U.S. Navy is drafting new guidelines for personnel to report unauthorized and unidentified aircraft sightings—what were previously called “unidentified
The MacArtney Group has launched the TrustLink Metal Shell connectors series, which is now in stock across the globe. The
Stay tuned for the full story, coming online this June at Sea Technology. Viviana Castillo is a research scientist and
March 2019 Electronic Charting/Vessel Management/Ports & Harbors/Dredging/Homeland Security Not a subscriber? Subscribe to read Sea Technology issues now!
Phoenix International Holdings Inc. promoted Jon Regh to area manager of its Houston, Texas location. In his new role, Regh
Silicon Sensing Systems Ltd’s latest inertial measurement technology has been used in AD Navigation AS’s new pilot’s aid, the ADX
Hydramec Offshore completed the supply, integration and operational testing of a fully-active heave-compensated launch and recovery (LARS) system for a
Lloyd’s Register (LR) announced during Singapore Maritime Week a memorandum of understanding with both ST Engineering Electronics Ltd., an information communications
A constellation of satellites will monitor sea levels on earth over the next decade using advanced microwave radiometers. The satellites,
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) announced today the selection of nine teams from
An autonomous robot is practicing to explore Europa. By Justin Lawrence, Planetary Science, Georgia Institute of Technology The harsh and
R.V. Burgin, a WWII Marine Corps hero, died Apr. 6 at the age of 96. Funeral services will be held
Following news of the promotion of Raal Harris to managing director at KVH Videotel earlier in the year, the company
iXblue has announced the launch of the iXal A5, the company’s first navigation-grade accelerometer dedicated to high-performance applications. It is
U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason in Alaska overturned President Donald Trump’s attempt to open areas in the Arctic and
February 2019 Instrumentation: Measurement, Processing & Analysis Not a subscriber? Subscribe to read Sea Technology issues now!
Last year, the Marine Technology Society (MTS) awarded approximately $60,000 in scholarships to students attending full-time marine-related undergraduate and graduate
Following European Commission approval, Kongsberg Maritime parent company Kongsberg Gruppen (KONGSBERG) has completed the acquisition of Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine (RRCM).
A gathering of ocean mapping experts and maritime officials in Wellington, NZ, was the inaugural mapping meeting of The Nippon
By David Helvarg and Jason Scorse From Texas to Alaska, Saipan to the Florida Keys, sea level rise and intensified
By Sandra Loesgen, Oregon State University One day in the future, you may take a pill to treat an illness
Deep, strong ocean currents circle the globe in the Southern Ocean. This influential flow, known as the Antarctic Circumpolar Current,
A new report from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) details threats and solutions for the critically endangered North Atlantic right
Spanish tidal energy developer, Magallanes Renovables, has generated its first electricity into the U.K. national grid following connection at the
Dr. Jackie King is named the 2019 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for her game-changing contributions to global river management. She

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