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Breakthrough in Automated Ocean Sampling

WHOI underwater robot automated sample

A hybrid ROV developed by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) took the first known automated sample performed by a robotic arm in the ocean. Last month, an international team of researchers used one of WHOI’s underwater robots, Nereid Under Ice (NUI), to explore Kolumbo volcano, an active submarine volcano off Greece’s famed Santorini island. “For a vehicle to take a

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Greensea to Open Massachusetts Office

Greensea logo

Greensea Systems, a marine robotics company headquartered in Richmond, Vermont, plans to open an office on the waterfront in Plymouth, Massachusetts. The new location, at Cordage Park Circle, will be the company’s first office outside of Vermont and will become home to a growing team of software developers and robotics engineers. The company is known for the open-architecture platform OPENSEA

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2020 Navy Contracting Summit

2020 Navy Contracting Summit

The 2020 Navy Contracting Summit will take place June 29 to 30, 2020 inNorfolk, Virginia. The Defense Department will need even more industry partnerships as the U.S. prepares for and responds to conflict. The Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act has been passed by Congress and signed by the president, providing $738 billion for defense for fiscal year 2020. That means substantial

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Acquisition Accelerates Renewable Fuels

GoodFuels

FinCo Fuel Group, active in the downstream energy market with a broad portfolio of fuel products, has expanded its network with the acquisition of a majority stake in GoodNRG, holding company of renewable fuels pioneer GoodFuels. The acquisition will enable GoodFuels to tap into the complementary sourcing, supply management and logistics expertise of the wider FinCo Fuel Group. Both parties expect to

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Coastal Watersheds Grant Program

National Estuary Program Coastal Watersheds Grant Program

Restore America’s Estuaries’ newest partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency involves administration of the new National Estuary Program Coastal Watersheds Grant Program. This program is designed to support projects that address urgent and challenging issues threatening the well-being of coastal and estuarine areas within determined estuaries of national significance.  This grant program supports the following priorities: Loss of key habitats

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