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Ryan Finn has embarked on his 36-ft. Proa Jzerro to attempt a record-breaking sail for the fastest single-handed route to
Sea-Lion 2
ScubaCom has the only specimen seashell permit (EP0002) in South Australia which is closely managed by the SA Fisheries Department.
Boomsma Shipping has installed its first two eConowind VentiFoil wind-assisted propulsion units. The companies worked closely to manage the installation
Hubbell 100 amp cables
Respect for safe shore power connections intensifies when 100 amps are flowing through the cable. Hubbell Marine was the first
Increasing transparency through collaboration and data dissemination, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) recently developed a web-based,
The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, Scotland, is looking to contract a marine energy technology developer to act
On February 3 to 4, the National Academies (NAS) will host a virtual meeting to launch U.S. efforts related to
Alfa Laval, DTU Energy, Haldor Topsoe, Svitzer and the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping are entering into
Teledyne RESON has been awarded a significant order for the supply of SeaBat 7123-MkII forward looking sonar systems for obstacle
The EMODnet DTM is already widely used in a range of applications, from marine science to sustainable ocean governance and
Global Oceans, a U.S.-based nonprofit corporation focused on mobilizing commercial-sector resources for ocean science has acquired through a donation from
McLane Research Labs' founder, Dr. Susumu "Sus" Honjo, died peacefully at home on December 23, 2020, surrounded by his family.
DNV GL, the assurance and risk management company, will change its name to DNV on March 1, 2021. The move
About 70 percent of our planet is covered by water. The Earth's oceans play a key role in shaping the
MENCK, a part of Acteon, has signed a contract with Seaway 7, the renewables business unit of Subsea 7, to
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
Click here to view the annual Makai Santa video.https://www.makai.com/xmas/makai_greeting_2020.htm
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

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