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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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World Ocean Council
The World Ocean Council (WOC) invites students and young professionals from around the world to respond to the Global Maritime
Geoff-Dean-Teledyne-CARIS
Teledyne CARIS welcomes Geoff Dean to the group as U.S.A. sales manager. He will concentrate on expanding the reach of
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Seven companies--Asahi Tanker Co. Ltd., Idemitsu Kosan Co. Ltd., Exeno Yamamizu Corp., Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd., Tokio Marine & Nichido
Dr. Rick Spinrad, who has served MTS as president since January 2019, stepped down from his role on June 1,
Uni-Life 100, the Non-Invasive Positive Pressure Ventilation System has been specifically developed by MMO, a Unique Group company, to aid
Inmarsat Superyacht Survey
Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has opened its third and most-extensive-yet annual Superyacht Connectivity Survey, providing
Sealite Australia
Sealite’s business expansion has continued with the commissioning of a third rotational molding machine in May. Housed in a brand-new
Kraken ThunderFish
Canada's Ocean Supercluster continues to press ahead during the coronavirus pandemic, The Chronicle Herald reported. The public-private group formed in
TGS Nigeria Seep Program MBES coverage_FINAL
TDI-Brooks International Inc., under contract to TGS, has completed the multibeam phase offshore the Niger Delta for a survey that
Sikuliaq in Seward May 2020_by Sarah Spanos
The research vessel Sikuliaq has successfully completed the first science cruise in the U.S. Academic Fleet since the COVID-19 pandemic
ChartWorld CIO+ free during coronavirus pandemic
Over the past few months, the shipping industry has faced the issue of limited or restricted crew changes. As a
ASL
ASL‘s 2020 Early Career Scientist Contest is now open. The goal of this program is to support the oceanographic and
StratumFive podium-5.5-1
By Stuart Nicholls With COVID-19, shipping—like the rest of the world—is facing an unprecedented upheaval and a once-in-a-lifetime crisis. The
Gene Andella EdgeTech
EdgeTech has promoted Gene Andella to the role of customer service manager. He has worked with EdgeTech for over seven
US Mariner Crew Change Facilitation Guidance for COVID-19
The Ship Operations Cooperative Program (SOCP) has announced the development and release of the U.S. Mariner Crew Change Facilitation Guidance
ATPI Marine & Energy
ATPI Marine & Energy has partnered with the International Maritime Employers’ Council (IMEC) to support seafarers returning home or continuing
Logan A-frame
Logan Industries, a hydraulic repair, manufacturing and rental company, has delivered a custom A-frame to TechnipFMC for one of its
Moving on six legs, the robot can operate autonomously or under pilot control for up to seven hours of active
Subsea Channel
A free underwater engineering educational resource for primary school pupils is being extended for learning at home while schools are
SL-ODSL
The SL-ODSL Omni-Directional Sector Lantern is a high intensity, two-tier marine lantern with a range of up to 11NM.
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

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