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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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DynaSim
By Dr. Georges L. Chahine • Dr. Chao-Tsung Hsiao The U.S. has more than 95,000 mi. of coastline and 3.5
Industry-role-in-Seabed-2030
A virtual symposium on May 20 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. EDT will introduce the global Seabed 2030 project
Metal Shark 55 Defiant Pilot 6
Metal Shark is building a welded aluminum 55-by-17-ft. pilot boat for the Pascagoula Bar Pilots Association in Mississippi. Designed in-house,
Trade 2.0 Japan
A new study, "A quiet revolution - the maritime innovation ecosystem in Japan," explores the commitments to Internet of Things
David Graham former Sea Technology editor
David Monroe Graham passed away Friday, May 8, 2020 at Mission Hospital. He was 84. He was preceded in death
One Sea ABB
By Paivi Haikkola • Jukka Merenluoto The One Sea alliance is taking a lead in developing the technologies that will
General Atomics LiFT Battery Modules
General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) announced that the first Dry Combat Submersible (DCS) featuring GA-EMS’s Lithium-ion Fault Tolerant (LiFT) battery
Caroline Diette NUWC
U.S. Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Newport has named a new deputy public affairs officer, Caroline “Carly” Diette, to
Oceaneering rp15 plough
Oceaneering International Services Ltd. (OISL), a subsidiary of Oceaneering International Inc., has been awarded a contract from Moray Offshore Windfarm
NOIA ESG Network
This year, NOIA established its ESG program, the NOIA ESG Network. The kick-off event took place with a workshop in
Sea Technology presents new digital advertising packages
We at Sea Technology magazine realize that our marketing partners are now forced to make some serious adjustments to their
DynaSim
DYNAFLOW Inc. has released its new and improved ship-maneuvering software DYNASIM Version 4.0, incorporating state-of-the-art models of ship hydrodynamics. It
Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. has announced that it recently received $0.9 million of non-dilutive funding through the New Jersey Economic
The ARC Hunter side scan sonar solution provides high-resolution Adaptive Chirp Side Scan Sonar hailed by professional users as the
MTS students
As the world deals with the ongoing fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, graduating students are facing an especially difficult job
COVID 19 Geollect
A new COVID-19 Tracking Tool developed by global marine insurer North has been made available as a shared resource to
ABB Remote Services
As businesses are being directed to limit site work, the need remains to ensure that assets continue to operate across
TDI-Brooks International Inc. (under contract to TGS) has completed the offshore seep-hunting surface geochemical analysis and geotechnical campaign of the
Sercel MATS LT
Sercel's MATS LT is a cost-effective micro-modem dedicated for underwater acoustic communication and positioning. Its small size, weight and reduced
RBR2020 Cohort
RBR is supporting early-career ocean scientists with science communication training through the RBR2020 cohort program. RBR will open the science
Remus MAX
Klein Marine Systems is now offering the first nadir imaging sonar for both the commercial and military unmanned vehicle markets. The
Greensea, creator of OPENSEA, the open-architecture robotics platform for the marine industry, has developed a new hull crawler that easily
Don Walsh
The Marine Technology Society (MTS) and the Society of Underwater Technology (SUT) have established the Captain Don Walsh Award for
Save the Manatee
Looking for a unique gift for mom on Mother's Day (May 10)? Save the Manatee Club offers manatee adoptions as
deep sea squat lobster USGS
A treaty in the works for marine life protection in the high seas might not be an entirely good thing,
Office of Naval Research Global Leadership Visit to Chile
The U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR) Global seeks to foster relationships with the international science community and build long-lasting
GloFouling
The World Ocean Council (WOC), the lead GloFouling project partner for engaging the wider ocean business and investment community, invites
Eight scientists and conservationists from Australia, China, Japan, Indonesia, Kenya and the United States have been named the 2020 recipients
MARAD Logo
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has awarded $19.6 million in discretionary grants to 24 U.S. small shipyards
Elbit Systems has integrated the Towed Reelable Active Passive Sonar for Unmanned Surface Vessels (TRAPS-USV) with its Seagull USV. The
Philippines seafarers receiving food packages
"The outbreak of COVID-19 on a global scale has brought fear and uncertainty to key workers around the world," said
bio and synthetic LNG for shipping decarbonization
SEA-LNG, the multisector industry coalition, has released the latest in its series of independently conducted reports: The CE Delft study
Ulstein Belga and FarSounder
FarSounder is pleased to announce Ulstein Belga Marine, headquartered in Centro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as its newest dealer and
AUV recovery into SEA KIT USV slide
Fugro now has a strategic partnership with SEA-KIT International, winner of the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE. SEA-KIT will work with
microplastics deep seafloor NOC
U.K. National Oceanography Centre (NOC) research has revealed for the first time how submarine sediment avalanches can transport microplastics from
Restore Americas Estuaries
Restore America's Estuaries has an upcoming webinar that will discuss its latest collaborative report: "Legal Issues Affecting Blue Carbon Projects on
EM 2040 MKII Kongsberg update
Kongsberg Maritime has released two new state-of-the-art features on its EM 2040 MKII multibeam echosounder. The first enables the use
copepod NOAA
By Kayla Matthews Some of the U.S. Navy's biggest tactical obstacles are tiny sea creatures. Intermediate trophic level (ITL) organisms
Stefan Stimson RBR Australia
Stefan Stimson has joined the RBR team as Australia’s business development manager. He brings decades of experience in the survey
Hiroaki Sakashita ClassNK president CEO 2020
Current Senior Executive Vice President Hiroaki Sakashita has been appointed as president and CEO as well as a representative director
unmapped US seafloor Jan 2020 NOAA
NOAA has released the first annual report on the progress made in mapping U.S. ocean, coastal and Great Lakes waters.
Larson Electronics disinfect with UV
Larson Electronics offers a quick and effective way to sanitize work sites from the coronavirus via its powerful handheld UVC fluorescent
Unique Group and Tugdock enter agreement
Leading integrated subsea and offshore solutions provider, Unique Group, has entered a new partnership with floating dry dock innovators, Tugdock,
Sonardyne Graham Brown
Sonardyne International Ltd. has announced Graham Brown as its new managing director. He took over the role from John Ramsden
Paul Conner Channel Manager
Teledyne Marine has promoted Paul Conner to the role of Channel Manager for the Instruments & Imaging sales team in
Unmanned vessel NOMARS by DARPA
DARPA is moving forward with its No Manning Required, Ship (NOMARS) program with a broad agency announcement (BAA) released last
Blue Peter Leadership Awards slide
The 2020 Blue Peter Gala is set for September 14 at the Princeton Garden Theater in Princeton, New Jersey.  
SeapiX-C iXblue
iXblue has launched SeapiX-C solid-state 3D multibeam sonar, offering real-time georeferenced static bathymetry capabilities to marine works operators for instant
Join iXblue's first official webinar session on Tuesday, April 7th for an exclusive look at Gaps M5; iXblue's latest most
IOW UV antifouling
Biofouling is a major problem for technical equipment that has to remain operational underwater for long periods of time. Crusts of mussels
Foreship
By Markus Aarnio Ship stability means two things. First, the ship must float and be safe enough in all weathers
AUVSI
The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) will host a webinar, “Coronavirus Relief Package: What Unmanned Systems Businesses Need
Saildrone
On March 6, 2020, two Saildrone USVs completed the first autonomous passage of the Strait of Gibraltar. The 31-nautical mile
Michigan Sea Grant
In an effort to increase collaboration and effective use of federally funded ocean, coastal and Great Lakes research, the NSGO
Blue Forum April 7 2020
The Maritime Blue Accelerator Showcase will take place April 7. It will be a virtual demo day from 2:30 p.m.
Ocean Aero
Ocean Aero Inc., designer and builder of environmentally powered autonomous, underwater and surface vehicles (AUSVs), announced a multimillion-dollar agreement to deliver
DHS SVIP benefits
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP) is looking for
Septentrio GNSS Mosaic-X5
Septentrio's mosaic-X5 opens the door to ultra-precise positioning for high-volume applications.
Nido Robotics
Nido Robotics, the Murcia-based Spanish firm dedicated to the development of cutting-edge subsea robotics, has launched two ROVs. The super-portable
COVID-19 : How to Beat It
In the wake of the pandemic COVID-19, Seagull Maritime and Videotel have launched a new program called: “Coronavirus- How to

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