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Mote Savage Ancient Seas
A special, live, virtual event featuring Mote's "Savage Ancient Seas" exhibit will take place Wednesday, December 2, at 5:30 p.m.
The CARIS Cloud Technology Project will break down technical barriers to entry for hydrographic processing and charting in support of
Guy Frankland
Valeport has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of a head of marketing, as it targets market leadership
The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) and the U.S. Department of Energy
NAVSEA master's degree program
The U.S. Naval War College (NWC) is now offering a highly competitive master’s degree program to Naval Sea System Command (NAVSEA)
Timor Leste From the Sea to the Mountains
"Timor-Leste: From the Sea to the Mountains" is a new book by Gerardo Ângelo that offers a comprehensive look at the
Seabed 2030
New bathymetric and oceanographic data collected by an international team of ocean scientists provide important insights into the processes that
NASA Arctic Canada
A new study shows that increased heat from Arctic rivers is melting sea ice in the Arctic Ocean and warming
Forum XT500
Forum Energy Technologies has secured an order to supply specialist subsea equipment for a major cable maintenance project in Southeast Asia.
Kraken Robotics Inc. has recently completed its third offshore data acquisition and technology demonstration campaign as part of the $19
Kraken Sonar for Teledyne AUVs
Teledyne Gavia, manufacturer of Gavia, SeaRaptor and Osprey Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV), announces the integration of the Kraken Robotics MINSAS
Ocean Aware
The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) and ITN Productions Industry Newshave co-produced "Ocean Aware," a short film
iModal Ground Logo
Stevens Institute of Technology's Hady Salloum and his team will commercialize an underwater security system previously tested by the US
i4 Insight GreenSteam
i4 Insight, creators of a platform that provides a single point of access for multiple data streamsand applications, providing a
ArcticRay Manta Camera
The Onvif profile S compliant Manta HD camera is capable of a resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 30 fps
Alfa Laval
As the marine industry races to slash greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre is
MMO Marine Plans UK
On October 15, 2020, the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) launched the latest annual monitoring surveys for the South Marine Plans,
As a zero-emission fuel with availability around the world, hydrogen has the potential to transform modern society, but considerable work
The notice of federal funding opportunity for the 2022 Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship is now open. The fellowship provides a
Naval architecture and marine engineering company Foreship Ltd. confirms that draught surveys employing drones improve the accuracy of readings, as
Sealite has released a case study on the Humber Gateway Wind Farm, located offshore of England in the North Sea.
The U.S. National Sea Grant Office and the NOAA Ocean Acidification Program are funding a joint competition to finance proposals
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) is accepting applications from eligible and qualified institutions to apply for a
Ladar installation on test vessel
Anglo-Norwegian R&D company Ladar Ltd. has developed a compact LADAR (laser detection and ranging) system that can supercharge plastic detection
At just 10 cm x 10 cm x 7 cm, Wayfinder is by far the smallest DVL Teledyne has ever
Fugro is mobilizing its Rapid Airborne Multibeam Mapping System (RAMMS) to Ontario, Canada, to acquire 3147 km2 of high-resolution bathymetry
University of Delaware abandoned crab pots rescue
Over the past few years, the University of Delaware has participated in a state program that supports rescuing abandoned crab
Cybersecurity leader and host Ian Bramson talks with Weston Hecker, a professional "white hat" hacker at Mission Secure, about his
Tritech International Limited, a Moog Inc. company, has announced the release of the Diver Mounted Display system (DMD): the next
Research!America has launched a new request for microgrant proposals to support early-career scientists in their efforts to work with local
CNC machining specialist and manufacturing partner Get It Made has announced a brand new initiative aimed at innovative start-ups in the subsea
"America’s Marine Sanctuaries" is a photographic overview of the U.S. National Marine Sanctuary System, with immersive photography and informative text that
Crypto Cruise Ship
A group of marine engineering entrepreneurs is taking advantage of the current downturn in the cruising industry to expand their
On May 28, 2020, four uncrewed vessels departed Alameda, California, to begin their transit across the Pacific Ocean, through Unimak
Washington Maritime Blue Innovation Accelerator
Maritime is one of Washington’s biggest and oldest industries, and it’s also becoming one of the most innovative. Washington Maritime
Purdue autonomous docking for underwater robots
Robots can be amazing tools for search-and-rescue missions and environmental studies, but eventually they must return to a base to
Ultrabeam Hydrographic, a multi-award winning, dynamic and agile hydrographic survey company, recently teamed up with Unmanned Survey Solutions (USS) to
MTS Logo
In this MTS webinar, Fernando C. Hernandez will provide insights and video footage of a pivotal subsea project he was
horseshoe crabs
By Jessica Mejia As the world looks forward to a COVID-19 vaccine, one organism and its copper-based, blue blood is
autonomous Forward Arming and Refueling Point (FARP) units for an Amphibious Maritime Projection Platform (AMPP)
Boston-based Sea Machines Robotics has been awarded a multi-year other transaction (OT) agreement by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD)’s Defense Innovation
Pile Drive Analyser is the acoustics post processing analysis and automatic regulatory report publishing software for non acousticians. It allows
The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation is hosting a series of virtual seminars and intimate discussions with world-class photographers on October 20, October
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate’s (S&T) Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP) has awarded $157,801 in Phase One funding
Kongsberg Digital Singapore
Kongsberg Digital has signed a contract to deliver an Advanced Navigation Research Simulator (ANRS) to the newly established Centre of
Ever Forward
Evergreen Marine Corp. Ltd. has been awarded Digital Safe Security certification from Lloyd’s Register (LR) for its latest 12,000 TEU
Ballast water treatment (BWT) specialist Optimarin has released a film aiming to create greater public awareness of the issues of
ABB Marine & Ports has released the 2020 issue of Generations, the annual publication featuring business and technical insight from
The Internet of Things (IoT) is reshaping what's possible when collecting and analyzing data. Here are two examples of how
Design of Coastal Hazard Mitigation Alternatives for Rising Seas
“Design of Coastal Hazard Mitigation Alternatives for Rising Seas”  is a new book by David Basco ( about how to
Ping DSP is pleased to introduce a new model of its 3DSS sonar, the iDX-PRO, featuring a fully integrated SBG
Shipping is faced with the need to meet the IMO’s ambition to drastically cut greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. With
Lloyd's Register (LR) and the U.K.’s National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have teamed up to collaborate on marine autonomy projects to
A decade from the launch of the first FleetManager, this new version incorporates an all-new fast interface, full integration of
Mayflower Autonomous Ship
The Mayflower Autonomous Ship (MAS), which is set to self-navigate across the Atlantic autonomously in spring 2021, will be fitted
NAVSEA mammal research
A Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Newport team of oceanographers, marinebiologists and engineers is determined to collect new data
DNV GL – Maritime has released the fourth edition of its Maritime Forecast to 2050. The purpose of Maritime Forecast to
Flood monitoring
Floods are costly and dangerous events that impact communities across the U.S. every year. NOAA predicted above-normal activity for the
NOIA Safety in Seas Awards
The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) announced that Oceaneering and Danos are the winners of the 2020 NOIA Safety in Seas
Armada Marine Robotics assymetric propulsion
ARMADA Marine Robotics has won a Phase I contract from the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) through the Small Business
whale shark
For the first time in history, a group of scientists documented the complete journey of a whale shark from Galapagos Island in

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