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South African Navy Inaugurates Sea Axe

The South African Navy (SAN) held a blessing ceremony of the first of three multi-mission inshore patrol vessels (MMIPVs) at Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT). The MMIPVs will contribute to South Africa’s maritime security in augmenting the country’s capability to respond effectively, rapidly and cost-efficiently to threats such as illegal trafficking and fishing. The 62-by-11-m naval vessel will be the

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ABB Expands into Turkey, Saudi Arabia

Extending its global reach and service capabilities, ABB Marine & Ports is ramping its presence with local divisions in Turkey and Saudi Arabia. The move will strengthen ABB Marine & Ports’ ability to work closely with its growing client base in each country and reinforce efforts to enhance efficiency and sustainability in the shipping, ports and offshore sectors in both

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Waves and Beaches: The Powerful Dynamics of Sea and Coast–Updated Edition

For nearly 60 years, Willard Bascom’s bestselling book “Waves and Beaches: The Powerful Dynamics of Sea and Coast” (Patagonia, March 16, 2021) has been a go-to resource of surfers, sailors, oceanographers and anyone with an appreciation for the sea. But since the book’s original 1963 publication, a new wave–the wave of climate change–has vastly impacted ocean dynamics, coastlines and coastal

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Polar Star Stops in Juneau

The Seattle-based Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star (WAGB-10) made a logistics stop in Juneau, Alaska, earlier this month as the crew nears the end of their months-long Arctic deployment conducting scientific research and protecting U.S. maritime sovereignty and security throughout the polar region. In addition to Polar Star’s strategic national security objectives, the nation’s sole heavy icebreaker sailed north with

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Alliance for Autonomous Ship Tech

Damen Shipyard and Sea Machines Robotics have signed an alliance agreement to further investigate the adoption of collision avoidance functionality on board Damen ships. For the past four years Damen Shipyards Group has been investing in autonomous shipping technologies. The shipbuilder has participated in several joint industry projects to research the readiness level of technologies. Damen is now entering the

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Zoom Meeting Today: Baffin Bay Protection Planning

The Texas Water Resources Institute, TWRI, will host a free virtual introductory meeting for anyone interested in becoming involved in the watershed protection planning process for the Petronila and San Fernando creeks. The kickoff meeting will be held online via Zoom from 10 a.m. to noon CST February 23. The TWRI is part of Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and

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