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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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Stellwagen Bank 2020 Condition Report

Stellwagen Bank

NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries released the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary 2020 Condition Report.    Condition reports summarize resources and ecosystem services within a national marine sanctuary, pressures on those resources, current conditions and trends, and management responses to the pressures. The Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Condition Report: Findings of Status and Trends 2007-2018 indicates that water quality

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2020 State of the US Coast Guard Address

State of the US Coast Guard address 2020

The Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard outlined the vision for the service and highlighted the accomplishments of its people during the 2020 State of the Coast Guard Address in Charleston, South Carolina, in February. During his annual address, Adm. Karl Schultz reflected on the organization’s successes over the past year and the fiscal year 2021 president’s budget request. He

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New Series of ‘First’ Manned Dives in 2020

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 new series of dives in 2020, visiting never before seen ocean depths and famed historic sites. A collaboration between Triton Submarines, Vescovo and EYOS Expeditions, the Caladan Oceanic expeditions will be documented in real-time between February and July of 2020.

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Funding for American Lobster Research

American lobster fishery

The 2020 American Lobster Research Program funding opportunity is now open. This program will support research to address critical gaps in knowledge about how the American lobster and its fishery is being impacted by environmental change. It is informed by listening sessions with regional fishing industry stakeholders; state and federal fisheries managers; and university, state and federal fisheries researchers.  

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