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ROV working on subsea structure
By Kayla Matthews Drones that fly above the ground are commonplace today. This technology is bought by hobbyists, deployed by
Chris Sauer ORPC
Ocean Renewable Power Company Inc. (ORPC) announced that its CEO and co-founder, Chris Sauer, will retire on January 17, 2020. Sauer
Members of Rhode Island's congressional delegation recently gathered with leaders from the U.S. Navy and the state's government, academia and
Fugro has been awarded a five-year indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract by NOAA to provide hydrographic surveying services in
US Coast Guard Sector North Bend Thunderbird
Southern Oregon has been home to tribal nations of Native Americans long before America became known as "the land of
United States and United Kingdom join to protect the remains of the famous historical vessel RMS Titanic.
The Henriksen AUV launch system being used aboard an autonomous RIB
The smooth launch and recovery of a HUGIN AUV has been demonstrated using a new system from H. Henriksen AS.
Exposure to underwater pile-driving noise, which can be associated with the construction of docks, piers and offshore wind farms, causes
US Navy wave energy device blessing Hawaii
The Naval Facilities (NAVFAC) Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center (EXWC) based in Port Hueneme, California, has successfully developed, towed and
BlueRobotics Outland Technology OTPS
Torrance, California-based Blue Robotics’s newest product is the Outland Technology Power Supply (OTPS) for the BlueROV2, which was developed and
Makai holiday video still 2019
Here it is: The annual Makai holiday video. Click on image to watch.  Happy Holidays!
Nortek Del Mar Oceanographic
Understanding the 3D nature of the ocean is becoming a critical focal point of ocean research, but it can be
Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Conference 2020
The year 2020 is an important milestone for scientific research within the Gulf of Mexico. It marks the 10th anniversary
Red Jet 7
Southampton maritime energy-efficiency firm Azurtane has joined forces with the School of Media Arts and Technology at Solent University to
A brief breakdown of how American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) priorities fared in this appropriations package.
Sonardyne P3AUV
New standards in long-endurance underwater navigation and automated subsea positioning have been set following the successful completion of a joint
Teledyne Gavia announced that after an international tender the company has completed the sale and recent sea acceptance testing of
Sylvia Boer
Sylvia Boer, 37, has been appointed the new director of Amsterdam IJmuiden Offshore Ports (AYOP) and will take up her
2G Robotics micro inspection skid
2G Robotics has released the Micro Inspection Skid, a new laser survey skid for inspection-class ROVs developed in partnership with
Mako camera
Seeing the need for a simple, ultra-compact standalone 4K UHD camera, Arctic Rays, LLC has released Mako for use on
Captain Thomas Teague
Thomas Teague has worked in the tugboat industry since 1974, when he was hired as a deckhand, and he now
The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, in partnership with the NOAA Fisheries Office of Aquaculture, is issuing a request for
Rovco SubSLAM camera
Subsea technology company Rovco has launched SubSLAM Live, a 3D streaming technology that allows clients to video and live stream
Our Oceans Our Future
The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) and ITN Productions Industry News have co-produced "Our Oceans: Our Future"
RBR cohort
RBR will be selecting up to 20 outstanding early-career researchers from around the world to join the RBR2020 cohort. The
LRAD Corp. has rebranded as Genasys Inc., aligning the company’s identity with its critical communications systems that empower all levels
The in-mission processor allows real-time processing of HISAS data, allowing operators to download high-resolution images immediately when the vehicle returns
Joshua Vela Fonseca VideoRay
VideoRay is now accepting entries for its 2019 photo and video contests. Grand prize winners will receive a tablet, and
NCE Maritime CleanTech and Sparebanken Vest have named Corvus Energy the Cluster Partner of the Year 2019 for their contribution
ABB subsea power system
  For the first time ever, energy companies will be able to access a reliable supply of up to 100
Variations to the standard multiple corer design are available from Ocean Scientific International Ltd. to accommodate customer requests for longer
UI 2020 logo slide
Underwater Intervention 2020 (UI 2020), co-hosted by the Association of Diving Contractors International and the ROV Committee of the Marine Technology
Compass International Award winner 2019
By Fritz Stahr, Ph.D.Chair, OCEANS 2019 Seattle More than 1,700 people attended OCEANS 2019 Seattle, October 27 through 31, at
NMFS Sea Grant PhD fellowships
The NMFS-Sea Grant Joint Fellowship Program in Population and Ecosystem Dynamics and Marine Resource Economics places Ph.D. students studying in
Vietnam water pollution Source to Sea
A new pilot project in Dan Nang, Vietnam, will use the Source-to-Sea approach to tackle pollution in collaboration between communities
UK marine surveyor apprenticeship
An industry-backed initiative led by the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST) to develop a four-year-degree-level apprenticeship for
Norman Rockwell Finding Home exhibit
Depicting poignant stories of immigrating to America, the new exhibit "Finding Home: Four Artists’ Journeys" at the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts,
Lt Thomas Crotty USCG MIA POW burial
The U.S. Coast Guard’s (USCG) last-known recoverable POW/MIA from WWII was laid to rest during a ceremony in Buffalo, New
Blue Trail Engineering
Blue Trail Engineering is a new source for high-quality, low-cost underwater servo actuators, thrusters and electrical connectors.  Blue Trail Engineering’s
MacArtney has recently supplied the latest in a series of multiplexers to MMT of Swden.
The U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP) is seeking to fund environmental research and development in
Damen Shipyards collaborated to test the limits of drone helicopter operations offshore in the North Sea.
The SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund announced that it has committed $900,000 over the next three years in the
Greg Probst Greensea
Greensea, creator of OPENSEA, the universal open-software architecture for the marine industry, recently added three key personnel to its team
SonarWiz 7.5
Chesapeake Technology Inc.'s SonarWiz 7.5 is available starting in November. This release includes more than 100 new features and updates.
DOT ocean tech
COVE marks its one-year anniversary of operation with the addition of Dartmouth Ocean Technologies Inc. (DOT), the 58th company to
Richard Khaira-Creswell
AXYS has appointed Richard Khaira-Creswell as the director of the Project Management Office (PMO) and senior principal metocean engineer.   
Darren Penney
Darren E. Penney started as the head of Item Sales for Central and Eastern Canada for MacArtney Canada Ltd. in
ASNE scholarships
Calling all undergraduate and graduate students: The American Society of Naval Engineer's Scholarship Application submissions are officially open for the
Sea Technology's November Issue is now online! This month we highlight Undersea Defense and Antisubmarine Warfare.
TerraSond survey Mayflower Wind
TerraSond, an Acteon company, has completed a high-resolution geophysical survey for Mayflower Wind, a joint venture between Shell New Energies US
Poggy AUV
EvoLogics GmbH from Berlin, Germany, has introduced “Poggy,” a novel bionic AUV that uses Fin-Ray technology. The vehicle is being
Hydroid, Inc., a subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime and a leading manufacturer of marine robotic systems, announced its integration of the
Richard Byno slide
TDI-Brooks has hired Richard Byno III, PMP, to lead vessel operations and activities as the director of marine operations. He
Neptunes Laboratory slide
A eyewitness to profound change affecting marine environments on the Newfoundland coast, Antony Adler argues that the history of our
George A. (Sandy) Thomson, the founder of Thordon Bearings and a pioneer in the development of advanced polymer materials, was
Supercables slide
Subsea cable technology has developed since its inception in the 1850s, morphing from copper to coax and, most recently, to
Nano-Flow Imaging™, a unique, patented, configuration of oil immersion flow microscopy, delivers high-resolution images of nanoparticles in liquid samples.
Washington Maritime Blue slide
Washington Maritime Blue, the Port of Seattle and WeWork Labs have partnered to launch Washington’s first maritime accelerator to help maritime
Deep Carbon Observatory research
Thousands of diamonds that formed hundreds of kilometers deep within the planet paved the way to many of the most

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