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SUBSALVE USA has been acquired by Performance Inflatables Co. The business will continue to operate, with its current staff, at
A sponge bearing the compound leiodermatolide was collected off the coast of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, at 401 m via manned
Legislation has been introduced in both the U.S. House and the Senate to reauthorize the Integrated Coastal Ocean Observing System
NOAA has reopened the public comment period on national marine sanctuaries and marine national monuments until August 15. If you want
Five international athletes have completed the first of the Polar Row’s two rows, shattering the previous Arctic Ocean speed record.
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A 1 trillion-tonne iceberg--one of the biggest ever recorded--calved away from the Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica earlier this
Invasive plant species aren't all that bad, according to a new study by scientists at Duke University and the University
On July 24, U.S. Department of the Interior veteran David Bernhardt ​was confirmed by the U.S. Senate to serve ​as
The finalists of the CNR Concept Challenge--a historic call for innovative ideas to support the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps
Japan will host a meeting in September of maritime security organizations worldwide, The Japan Times reported. It will be the
July 2017 Deck Gear, Cable, Connectors, Power Systems & Salvage   Not a subscriber? Subscribe to read Sea Technology issues
MARIN (Maritime Research Institute Netherlands) has tested an innovative concept for a floating mega island. The island comprises 87 large
Diving Unlimited International is hosting a dive trip to Antarctica February 19 to March 3, 2018. Diving medicine, photography and
  The world’s coral reefs are dying at alarming rates. FIU researcher Mauricio Rodriguez-Lanetty believes deep-sea corals could help replenish their more imperiled,
Keuka Research & Development, of the Keuka Energy Group of Companies, has moved from R&D into the U.S. offshore wind
France plans to stop granting shale oil and gas exploration licenses at home and in overseas territories, with the goal
Sixty-five teams from 17 countries participated in the Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) Center’s international underwater robotics competition. Top honors
If you're going to be in Norfolk, Virginia, July 19 to 21, check out the MTS TechSurge on Marine Propulsion
The Coast Guard kicked off Arctic Shield 2017 operations throughout Arctic waters this past weekend with the opening of a
A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship left the International Space Station (ISS) and came back to Earth today. It splashed down
The biannual International Submarine Races began June 25 and run through June 30 at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock
Members of the Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge (CWVC) and SCUBAnauts International joined forces with half-a-dozen scientists from Mote Marine Laboratory
At the upcoming Naval Future Force Science and Technology Expo--to be held in Washington, D.C., July 20 to 21--Chief of Naval
The Panama Canal commemorated the one-year anniversary of the inauguration of its Expanded Canal, one of the most significant milestones
June 25 was the annual Day of the Seafarer, which was established in a resolution adopted by the 2010 Diplomatic
The Wilson Center hosted its Arctic Circle Forum June 21 to 22, bringing together experts on the region to discuss
Teledyne Marine is hosting its 2017 Photo Contest. All Teledyne customers are invited to submit photos of Teledyne products in
The U.S. Navy destroyer USS Fitzgerald has collided with a merchant vessel off Japan, resulting in seven deaths aboard the Fitzgerald.
The Chief of Naval Research (CNR) is looking for innovative concepts that could generate a leap ahead in the U.S.
June 2017 Seafloor Mapping / Sonar Systems / Vessels Not a subscriber? Subscribe to read Sea Technology issues now! 
Capitol Hill Ocean Week is a three-day event, but the business of championing the oceans is ongoing throughout the year.
Sea Technology took some time out from the office to attend the opening day of Capitol Hill Ocean Week (CHOW),
HEINEKEN Netherlands, foodstuff distributor Nedcargo, and GoodFuels, the first marine biofuel company focused on the global commercial shipping fleet, have
OceanGate Expeditions and The Cape Eleuthera Institute will embark on a Bahamas deep-sea survey of the twilight zone of the
June 8, 2017 is World Oceans Day, a time of global celebration and consciousness raising about the need for sustainability
We recently linked to a story about seven people being charged with stealing trade secrets in syntactic foam. Our source
MITAGS has been appointed an Ambassador of the Weather-Ready Nation (WRN) program, a NOAA initiative designed to increase the nation’s awareness
Going to be in Aberdeen, Scotland, on June 20? You might want to check out Teledyne's Technology Focus Day, starting
U.S. President Donald Trump has picked Richard Spencer to be his Navy Secretary. Spencer is the managing director of the venture
U.S. President Donald Trump has announced that the U.S. will pull out of the Paris climate agreement, the historic global
A new species of carnivorous sponge has been discovered in the North Atlantic Ocean by a team of scientists from
The latest Environmental Studies Program reports from the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) are now available. They cover
Seven people were charged on Wednesday with conspiring to steal trade secrets from a Houston-based business for a company in
Trump is giving a glimpse into how he will deal with China by sending a U.S. Navy warship to the
It's National Safe Boating Week in North America. “Each year hundreds of people lose their lives in boating incidences, and they
Two B-25 bombers associated with American servicemen missing in action from World War II were recently documented in the waters
Today, May 22, is National Maritime Day! "The United States has always been and will always be a great maritime
The U.S. scientists are off for the joint U.S.-Cuba cruise to study coral reefs! Read Chief Scientist John Reed's take
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The Paris Agreement, legally binding and now in force, set a target for managing climate change via global temperature. The
China has announced it will institute a new policy called "One Belt and One Road" (OBOR). The Silk Road Economic
May 2017 Communications, Telemetry, Data Processing     Not a subscriber? Subscribe to read Sea Technology issues now! 
This month, in Fairbanks, Alaska, foreign ministers from the eight Arctic States and leaders from the six indigenous Permanent Participant
A giant octopus constructed of rebar and mesh has been sunk to the bottom of the sea off the coast
Mandy Barker has a new photography series out called "Beyond Drifting." It continues her work documenting trash in the ocean
Ocean Signal has appointed Rich Galasso as its new U.S. sales manager. Bringing more than 20 years' experience in the
"Chasing Coral" will debut on Netflix and in theaters in New York and L.A. July 14. This doc by Jeff Orlowski,
Low-Density Polyurethane Foam for Subsea Buoyancy Systems Addressing Buoyancy Requirements with Hydrostatic, Pressure-Resistant Foam By Dr. G. Joel Meyer According
The first-ever World Ocean Festival will take place for a week starting June 4 in New York City. It will

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