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IMarEST Annual Conference

IMarEST

 The IMarEST Annual Conference will take place virtually July 6 to 17. Building on last year’s inaugural event, the 2020 Annual Conference will feature multiple streams covering many of the hottest topics in the marine realm, from the challenges of decarbonization and a wider shift to greener, more sustainable ways of operating to developments in the naval sector and the

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Virtual Gala for America’s Flagship

SS US Conservancy

On July 3, 2020 at 4 p.m. PST/7p.m. EST, the nonprofit SS United States Conservancy’s West Coast Chapter (www.ssusc.org) will host its first “virtual gala” in the style of the 1950s classic “Colgate Comedy Hour” variety show, once filmed aboard the SS United States. This event will mark the anniversary of the record-breaking maiden voyage of “America’s Flagship.” The online gala will air on the Conservancy’s YouTube channel

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2020 Pew Marine Fellows Named

Eight scientists and conservationists from Australia, China, Japan, Indonesia, Kenya and the United States have been named the 2020 recipients of the Pew fellowship in marine conservation. The program was created to provide grants to the world’s leading scientists and technical experts seeking solutions to the problems affecting the world’s oceans. These new fellows and their projects will develop the

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EM 2040 MKII Multibeam Echosounder Updated

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 of dual high frequencies to survey wide swaths of the seabed at much higher resolutions than before, while the second facilitates simultaneous collection of backscatter data using multiple frequencies.  The EM 2040 MKII is a broadband multibeam echosounder system that

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New ClassNK President, CEO

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 of the classification society ClassNK, effective as of March.   Speaking on the occasion, Sakashita said: “The maritime industry is changing its shape to adapt to environmental responsibilities and the digital era. For the swift mitigation of the industry to

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