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"The Story of British Columbia’s World-Class Undersea Tech Industry" by Vickie Jensen chronicles the little-known stories of underwater trailblazers in
Two new films are available to stream at Newyonder: "Wild Isles" and "Three Moons of Biyangdo."
Five trailblazing innovations have won a total of $525,000 as a part of Conservation X Labs’ Microfiber Innovation Challenge for
The advisory takes into consideration the technological complexity, current application, available fuel options, current regulatory requirements and safety concerns.
This book explores the forces driving the market for hydrogen-powered fuel cells, as well as the technical and economic barriers
Now that the wreck of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton’s ship, Endurance, has been discovered in the Weddell Sea a century
Exile Content Studio and the artist Edgar Plans have committed to donate $83,000 to Project Hiu to support shark conservation
OceanTools has launched the C6 color zoom camera, designed to produce superior video imagery at resolutions up to 1,080 p.
After more than 100 years lost at more than 3,000 m underneath sea ice in the Antarctic’s Weddell Sea, the
Ashtead Technology Signs Rental Agreement with OceanTools
International subsea rental equipment and solutions specialist Ashtead Technology has signed an exclusive rental agreement with Aberdeen based OceanTools, a
Greensea Systems Inc. has launched spin-off company Armach Robotics to capitalize on Greensea’s digital expertise by offering a subscription-model robotic
Sonardyne, MSubs collaborate on autonomous submarine
Sonardyne and MSubs have announced a strategic partnership to advance long-endurance autonomous underwater platform capabilities for the U.K. defense sector.
The HyAI 2.0 project aims to trial the use of an AI platform called HyAI by integrating the system into
NORBIT to Acquire Maritime Technology Company
NORBIT is in exclusive negotiations regarding an add-on acquisition of an undisclosed international maritime technology company. The acquisition will broaden
Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists are using artificial intelligence to set a new world record for producing algae as a reliable,
After a comprehensive search, the Marine Technology Society (MTS) Board has selected Chris Ostrander to lead MTS as the organization’s
TerraSond Ltd., a product and service line brand in Acteon’s geoservices segment, plans to invest in a new base in
The SEAMOR Chinook ROV and Canada’s elite national police diver training team from the National Underwater Recovery Training Centre have
DSIT Solutions has launched WhitePointer, an underwater acoustic communication system that enables simultaneous communication between multiple surface and underwater platforms.
In response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, ChartWorld has suspended ECDIS, chart and navigation data services to Russian-owned and
TDI-Brooks has conducted two projects with a Neptune 5000 (N5K) CPT System from Datem.
The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Korea Marine Equipment
Seatools has completed the engineering, manufacturing and qualification of the electronics, instrumentation and hydraulics for Allseas’ pilot polymetallic nodule collection
Teledyne Marine, a business unit of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated and a leading supplier of marine technology, has received an Indefinite
The International Marine Electronics Alliance (IMEA), a 501 (c)(3) supporting organization of the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA), is looking
DFF3-UHD High Power TruEcho CHIRP™ Fish Finder
Furuno has unveiled the new DFF3-UHD High-Power TruEcho CHIRP™ Fish Finder for NavNet TZtouch3, providing fishermen the ability to see
The biennial Asia Pacific Maritime (APM), Southeast Asia’s maritime, workboat and offshore exhibition and conference, will hold its 17th edition
Initially consisting of two 1500-square-foot bays providing office and lab space, along with a marine acoustics services and autonomous vehicles
Satellite technology has been used to chart shallow areas of the Cook Islands’ seafloor in never-before-seen detail by scientists in
RINA has announced the approval in principle (AiP) of FKAB Marine Design’s hydrogen-powered medium-range (MR) tanker, the first AiP of
The U.S. is expected to experience as much sea level rise by 2050 as it witnessed in the previous 100
A team of 17 experts from nine countries has set the goal of gathering huge collections of aquatic life’s tell-tale
Air Products and the Hamburg Port Authority will identify potential ways of establishing a comprehensive hydrogen value chain across the
Woolpert has acquired eTrac Inc., a vessel-based hydrographic survey and marine technology firm that conducts custom and integrated marine services
32 awardees have been chosen for the 2022 U.S. Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Program.
OceanWise, through competitive tender, has been awarded the contract to supply, install, and maintain Marine Environmental Monitoring Systems (MEMS) globally
Marine Sonic Technology (MST), a brand of Atlas North America, has launched a synthetic aperture sonar (SAS) designed for man-portable
The eruption of the Hunga volcano in Tonga in the South Pacific in January was strong enough to jiggle the
The Seafloor EchoBoat-240 is a 2.5-m (8-ft.) remote vessel that excels in mapping confined or shallow waters where traditional multibeam
UC San Diego and its partners are leading innovative research and innovation programs to tackle ocean challenges with advanced science
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution has been awarded an Emmy as a co-producer, along with South Florida PBS (WPBT & WXEL)
Sequoia Scientific Inc. has been awarded a U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I grant
The search for the 2022 winners of The Earthshot Prize has begun. The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) is an
James Fisher has launched its new business line: James Fisher Decommissioning (JF Decom), which will support the decommissioning needs of
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $25 million in funding to support increased research, development and demonstration of
The 2022 NOIA Safety in Seas Awards Competition is open through February 18. NOIA members are encouraged to enter and
MPSEC has partnered with Tall Ships America to explore the U.S. Maritime Administration’s (MARAD) Centers of Excellence Program online February
TotalEnergies has partnered with iXblue to demonstrate collaborative uncrewed capabilities for subsea inspection and asset survey operations. Successful trials were
The 2022 edition of the Sea Technology Buyers Guide/Directory is now online. The Buyers Guide is a succinct market analysis
The Ocean Frontier Institute (OFI) has joined Ocean Visions as a research consortium member to contribute ocean science expertise and
A specialist ship on its way to restore a vital communications cable linking Tonga to the rest of the world
Applications will be accepted through March 15. Children of Coast Guard members may apply for annual scholarships ranging from $1,000
Eolos wins Baltica Contract
Barcelona-based LiDAR specialist Eolos has been awarded the wind resource and metocean measuring campaign for the Baltica-1 offshore wind concession
The Oceanology International (Oi) exhibition and conference will take place in ExCel London March 15 to 17. The exhibition and
A sneak peek at OCEANS 2022 Chennai, which will take place February 21 to 24 in person and online.
Bureau Veritas (BV) has been selected to undertake the project certification of Erebus, the first offshore wind farm in the
The National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF), in partnership with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, is seeking nominations for
Discover the latest in ocean sciences research at the 2022 Ocean Sciences Meeting, where more than 5,300 researchers will present
The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has appointed Stephen Peet as technical director. He is a mechanical engineer with a
NOAA and the state of Connecticut have designated a new national estuarine research reserve in Long Island Sound. Research reserves

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