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Flood monitoring
Floods are costly and dangerous events that impact communities across the U.S. every year. NOAA predicted above-normal activity for the
NOIA Safety in Seas Awards
The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) announced that Oceaneering and Danos are the winners of the 2020 NOIA Safety in Seas
Armada Marine Robotics assymetric propulsion
ARMADA Marine Robotics has won a Phase I contract from the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) through the Small Business
whale shark
For the first time in history, a group of scientists documented the complete journey of a whale shark from Galapagos Island in
Ocean Impact Pitch Fest 2020
The Ocean Impact Organisation (OIO) is searching for innovators to take part in the Ocean Impact Pitchfest 2020, and the World Ocean
OES Blue Economy report
The International Energy Agency’s Technology Collaboration program on Ocean Energy Systems (OES) has published in-depth interviews with six key players in the
Marine Electronics Veteran Will Provide Unique Expertise for Developing Airmar's Product Roadmap.
Seabed 2030 REV Ocean
The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with REV Ocean to work together to
Ocean Startup Challenge
After 158 applications flooded in for the Ocean Startup Challenge, the industry reviewers have shortlisted 31 companies to vie for
Following a five-week clean-up on Aldabra Atoll, one of Seychelles’ UNESCO World Heritage Site, where 25 tonnes of marine plastic
Senckenberg Museum- Deep Sea. Photography- Marcus Sies
The Senckenberg Natural History Museum in Frankfurt am Main invites visitors to dive into the themes of "Deep Sea and Marine
Librestream IoT Remote Expert
Librestream, a global provider of augmented worker, remote collaboration and communications solutions, is offering its support to organizations with operations in Louisiana and
Billia Croo Wave Energy Test Site, Orkney
The fifth and final call for the EU-funded MaRINET2 project is now open.  The project offers free access to a
EURONAVAL, the international exhibition for the naval defense and maritime security industry, will be held October 20 to 23 in
maritime applications of UAS
On Wednesday, September 23, from 2 to 3 p.m. EDT, there will be a webinar on the marine applications of
OceanReports webinar
The July webinar on OceanReports is now available as an online video. OceanReports is a tool for developers of energy
Ocean Aero
As part of the NOAA-led Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) Ocean Technology Transition (OTT) program, the University of Washington, Oregon
Signing an ambitious and comprehensive MOU, the two companies will exchange expertise and competency to improve existing technology and service
Sentinel 1 SAR Chile fish oil spill
By Cristina Rodriguez • Christian Haag In the south of Chile, several species of salmon fish are produced. The country
Mosquito fleet Washington
A consortium of players in the blue economy have come together to launch a Joint Innovation Project to speed the
Mexican shipowning and logistics company Grupo TMM has appointed Vanessa Serrano Cuevas as its new chief executive officer, effective immediately.
Chevron Marine Lubricants
After over half a year of low-sulphur fuel operations for international shipping, Chevron Marine Lubricants has distilled its experiences of
plastic waste on coast
The mass of "invisible" microplastics found in the upper waters of the Atlantic Ocean is approximately 12 to 21 million
Edge Tech presents a new sonar frequency combination ideally suited for shallow water Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USV) and Unmanned Underwater
NCSE Colors of Science Art Contest
The NCSE Colors of Science Art Contest is open for submissions. NCSE invites artists of all mediums and skill levels to share
Kelowna BC Parker Ulry
By Devin Partida Microplastics are very tiny pieces of plastic either created intentionally for abrasive purposes or formed from larger
US House Science logo
The U.S. House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Texas) along with Ranking Member Frank Lucas (R-Okla.), Reps. Don
Stanford ocean microscope
Microscopic plankton’s daily journey between the ocean’s depths and surface holds the key to understanding crucial planetary processes, but has
Scott Hamilton Xodus
Global energy consultancy Xodus Group has launched a three-year collaborative research project on thecosts around floating offshore wind. The study,
International Water Conference logo
The International Water Conference (IWC) is an educational conference founded in 1936 by the Engineers’ Society of Western Pennsylvania, with
Submersible Monitoring System
Arctic Rays, LLC has officially released a compact Submersible Monitoring System for use in 1 atmosphere pressure housings. While designed
Credit Bob Miller
UC Santa Barbara is at the center of myriad projects and conversations about the composition, health and future of the
Seafarer Proposals
In partnership with Inmarsat and Shell Shipping and Maritime, Thetius has launched an Innovation Challenge in search for novel solutions
Desalination adoption outpaces the development of effective strategies for managing the concentrated brine streams it produces. Electrochemical water-salt splitting to
NYK Line, Japan Marine United Corp. and Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK) signed a joint R&D agreement for the commercialization of an
2020 Fisheries-Sea Grant Joint Fellowship recipients
Sea Grant and the National Marine Fisheries Service have announced the 2020 Fisheries-Sea Grant Joint Fellowship recipients. The talented class
From August 25 to 27, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Marine Imaging Technologies and sanctuary staff will be exploring the wreck
GeoSpectrum C-Bass
GeoSpectrum Technologies, an Elbit Systems’ subsidiary, has introduced the C-Bass family of compact, very low frequency (VLF) long-range acoustic underwater
Fugro has completed a contract for Nexans to provide ROV survey and monitoring support services to lay the North Sea
Ocean Voyages Institute
Ocean Voyages Institute’s marine plastic recovery vessel, SV Kwai,  docked in Honolulu after 35 days at sea, successfully concluding the second and
whales webinar
On Thursday, August 20, whales will be the topic of conversation with ocean explorers Dr. Sylvia Earle and her daughter
Mote's Dr. Hanna Koch observes outplanted mountainous star coral at a reef in the Florida Keys.
For the first time, massive corals restored to Florida's Coral Reef are ready to become parents in the wild—a breakthrough
Jeremy Werner Art Anderson
Art Anderson, a Bremerton, Washington-based multidisciplinary engineering services firm, has hired Jeremy Werner as a naval architect/marine engineer. Werner will
As the population grows, and the global standard of living improves, humanity’s appetite for seafood is increasing. In 2020, seafood
San Antonio Chile breakwater model
As part of San Antonio Port’s expansion plans, a cross-organizational team has presented its final report assessing the structural stability and
The U.S. Navy has commissioned its Freedom-class USS St. Louis littoral combat ship (LCS-19) into the fleet. The commemoration of
ABB Ability Genix graphic
ABB has launched the ABB Ability Genix Industrial Analytics and AI Suite, a scalable advanced analytics platform with pre-built, easy-to-use
Blue Holes NOAA
Off the coast of Florida, deep at the bottom of the ocean, are massive blue holes that formed thousands of
STEAMS metOcean
MetOcean's STREAM product line consists of a series of versatile low-cost transceiver packages that enable end-users to send and receive
Low carbon shipping fuels & energy guide 2020
A new study--the BLUE Insight Low Carbon Shipping Fuels & Energy Guide 2020--has revealed that more than 40 organizations are vying
TDI Brooks Emma McCall
TDI-Brooks recently completed two environmental post-operations surveys (EPOS) projects in Mexico for TOTAL in Block 2 (Perdido) and Capricorn Energy
coral Palmyra Atoll Ian Shive
On August 13, the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation will host a virtual advance screening of the film "Hidden Pacific," along with a live Q&A
Quench Sea
Quench Sea is a new handheld desalination device that runs on manual human power. It combines a hydraulic system, triple
Windship CFD
Environmental concerns are influencing a greater need for renewable and sustainable energy across the world with specialist technologies being at
HawkEye 360 cluster 2 satellites
HawkEye 360 has successfully completed environmental testing of its second cluster of satellites, which will be launched aboard a fully
Rainmaking, the international corporate innovation and venture development firm, has completed the first cycle of its program to nurture start-ups
The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the world economy on its head. “The recession this year will likely be more severe,
Greg Dutfield maxon
By Greg Dutfield We all know the mantra: Stay close to the customer. Never has it been more critical than
Climate change—from rising temperatures and more severe heavy rain to drought—is increasing risks for economies, human security and conflict globally.
Hacking for the Environment: Oceans and Hacking for Oceans, transformative courses hosted this past spring by the University of California-San

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