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UDT exhibition for undersea defense from May 26-28
UDT features a three-day exhibition packed with organisations operating in undersea defence and security domains.

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absorbent polysulfide for oil spills
A collaboration between Flinders University and Clean Earth Technologies will result in a manufacturing facility in South Australia to produce commercial quantities of the
RTSYS SYLENCE-LP
After intense R&D investment, underwater acoustics specialist RTSYS has released the long-lasting and cost-effective SYLENCE-LP acoustic recorders. Two recorders were developed:
Richard Bjercke, new Sales Manager at Dualog with special responsibility for the UK market.
Maritime digital platform provider Dualog has appointed a new sales manager with special responsibility for the UK market.
Nuclear Radioactive Materials in the Oil and Gas Industry
Nuclear Radioactive Materials in the Oil and Gas Industry by Khalid Al Nabhani and Faisal Khan is a book that comprehensively discusses the
sustainable shipping art contest
Students in grades K-12 are invited to participate in the annual bilingual calendar art contest sponsored by the North American
Ocean Power Technologies’ PB3 PowerBuoy
Three major players in marine technology solutions seek government funding for groundbreaking carbon-free residency system for AUVs.
Oi 2020 Logo
Oceanology International Exhibition & Conference will be postponed and will now take place from 1-3 December 2020 at the ExCel,
Richard Fryburg
Subsalve USA's Richard G. Fryburg was inducted into the Association ofDiving Contractors International (ADCI) Commercial Diving Hall of Fame during
Seiche Hydraq
Seiche has launched a cutting-edge digital hydrophone developed in partnership with QinetiQ. Hydraq QQ1000 is a ground-breaking combination of acoustic
Sulzer
Naval vessels at sea are constantly exposed to a harsh environment, including saltwater, rain, hail, and extreme heat and cold.
Stacey Duff
Turner Designs has named Stacey Duff as president. She joins Turner Designs from Papco Industries, where she started as a driver 23
Chess and Evans desalination
The United States Patent and Trademark Office has accepted a new method of deep-ocean, mobile desalination by Bob Evans and
Hydroid
Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) has entered into an agreement to acquire Hydroid Inc., a provider of advanced marine robotics to the
Triton Victor Vescovo 2020
The groundbreaking Triton 36000/2 will be utilized once again by investor and explorer Victor Vescovo as he embarks on a
Carlos Duarte
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, a graduate research university of science and technology in the Kingdom of Saudi
Seatrec SL1
Seatrec's successful sea trial of it's energy harvesting system makes it possible to extend life of oceanographic profiling floats, add
Sonardyne 2G Robotics
Sonardyne International Ltd. has acquired underwater imaging and inspection specialist 2G Robotics Inc. 2G Robotics will join the Sonardyne group
geodetic data nodes
Sonardyne is contributing advanced underwater instrumentation to the Scripps Institution's transformative seafloor deformation study.
Kineis IoT
Kinéis has reached its capital-raising target of 100 million euros to support its ambition to provide universal satellite connectivity. Twenty-five
KVH Seafarer Mental Health Access
Mariners on any vessel with KVH VSAT service can place free VoIP calls to ISWAN’s confidential 24-hour SeafarerHelp phone line.
Trieste
Plunging into the deep, dark abyss of the Pacific Ocean’s Mariana Trench, U.S. Navy Lt. Don Walsh and Swiss engineer
Katha Kissman
The Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Foundation (HBOIF) board of directors announced the retirement of HBOIF President and CEOKatha Kissman. “Katha has
Sea Grant aquaculture
Subject to the availability of funding, Sea Grant anticipates approximately $5,000,000 will be available for research projects and programs that
USCG-Foundation-scholarships
The U.S. Coast Guard Foundation, a nonprofit organization committed to the education and well-being of all Coast Guard members and
Valeport SaveOurSeagrass
Valeport, has pledged its support to a campaign to protect the vital "underwater rainforest" under threat off Tor Bay, on
ship strike alert SVS 603
As more and more oceanographic buoys are being deployed around the world, incidents of ships striking these buoys are also
NOAA blue mussel farm offshore
By Kayla Matthews Aquaculture is the fastest-growing food production sector in the world. The industry is experiencing significant changes due to several
BunkerTrace Marfin partnership
BunkerTrace, owners of the marine fuels tracking solution, has announced its first commercial partner, ship manager Marfin Management S.A.M. The
Remus 300
Hydroid recently announced they have delivered the first REMUS 300 UUV prototype to the U.S. Navy through the Defense Innovation
BIRNS Ethernet Capability
  The BIRNS team has recently developed and tested exclusive cable constructed to the specifications of Cat 8.2 and deep-submergence
NOAA Ship Rainier will depart on the farthest journey of its 52-year history as it embarks on a multidisciplinary mapping
Arctic Rays unveils an ultra-high output 30,000 lumen continuous, dimmable torch light for professional HOV/ROV/AUV imaging applications.
AMU30 Mayflower Autonomous Ship
Two Silicon Sensing Systems AMU30 inertial measurement units (IMUs) will provide critical navigation data to the autopilot capability for the
floating wind energy market forecast 2019-2034
Quest has released its Global Floating Wind Energy Market and Forecast Volume 2 for 2019 to 2034. Major report findings
shipping decarbonization alliance ammonia fuel
MISC Berhad, Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), Lloyd’s Register (LR) and MAN Energy Solutions have announced that they will work together
MacArtney eLARS
MacArtney is launching the new all-electric eLARS, which can be delivered as a complete system or as a standalone A-frame
SERDP ESTCP logo
The Department of Defense (DoD), through the Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (ESTCP), is seeking proposals for demonstrations of innovative
Kongsberg DNV GL digital cooperation
Kongsberg and DNV GL have signed an agreement to enable customers of Kongsberg’s Vessel Insight data infrastructure solution to share
Unique Group saturation dive system
A multi-million rupee investment to enhance its Diving and Life Support division in western India will see Unique Group company
American lobster fishery
The 2020 American Lobster Research Program funding opportunity is now open. This program will support research to address critical gaps
Basic Electrotechnology for Marine Engineers
Dr. Christopher Lavers has published a new edition of his best-selling book “Reeds Vol 6: Basic Electrotechnology for Marine Engineers”
Damen mussel farming AQUACULTURe
Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam is heading a research project to investigate the application of hybrid and fully electric propulsion in
MARAD
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced the availability of $19.6 million in federal funding to support capital
FarSounder has expanded their IP portfolio with the issuance of their 5th US Patent, number 20150369908.
The 2020 Vetlesen Prize for achievement in the Earth sciences will go to French geophysicist Anny Cazenave. Cazenave pioneered the
Digital Waves signing
Columbia Shipmanagement Ltd. (CSM) and the Cyprus Marine and Maritime Institute (CMMI) have signed an MOU to launch Digital Waves,
ClearCurve optical fiber inventors
Twenty-two innovation pioneers were named as the National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF) 2020 class of inductees. In partnership with
WHOI underwater robot automated sample
A hybrid ROV developed by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) took the first known automated sample performed by a robotic
Greensea logo
Greensea Systems, a marine robotics company headquartered in Richmond, Vermont, plans to open an office on the waterfront in Plymouth,
2020 Navy Contracting Summit
The 2020 Navy Contracting Summit will take place June 29 to 30, 2020 inNorfolk, Virginia. The Defense Department will need even more
GoodFuels
FinCo Fuel Group, active in the downstream energy market with a broad portfolio of fuel products, has expanded its network with
Equinor GHG cuts
Equinor has launched new climate ambitions to reduce the absolute greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from its operated offshore fields and
National Estuary Program Coastal Watersheds Grant Program
Restore America's Estuaries' newest partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency involves administration of the new National Estuary Program Coastal Watersheds
Keppel O&M receives certification from Lloyd’s Register for 3D printing of offshore grade materials.
Podosirid habitus
A new species of Antarctic deep-sea crustacean armed with spines, large claws and the raptorial mouthparts of a predator has
Ilya Espino de Marotta Deputy Administrator of the Panama Canal
Ilya Espino de Marotta has taken office as deputy administrator of the Panama Canal, making history as the first woman
TMC Compressors of the Seas (TMC) is launching a range of marine compressors for use in combination with air lubrication
Arnout Damen
Arnout Damen has become the new CEO of Damen Shipyards Group. At the same time, the shipbuilding company is switching to
Teledyne's 2020 grant will provide up to 6 months free usage of a variety of products. Applicants can apply for
MIT Sea Grant
MIT Sea Grant administers a number of programs, fellowships, internships and awards that directly support those pursuing studies in marine

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