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VideoRay Photo, Video Contests Open

Joshua Vela Fonseca VideoRay

VideoRay is now accepting entries for its 2019 photo and video contests. Grand prize winners will receive a tablet, and runners-up will receive a VideoRay jacket. Plus, all approved submissions will receive a VideoRay t-shirt. In addition, the top images as determined by VideoRay will be included in the 2020 VideoRay Calendar, which will be distributed in early 2020. All images/videos submitted will be displayed

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Underwater Intervention

UI 2020 logo slide

Underwater Intervention 2020 (UI 2020), co-hosted by the Association of Diving Contractors International and the ROV Committee of the Marine Technology Society, is the must-attend event of the year, when the entire underwater operations industry gathers for three days of face-to-face meetings, education and networking. Taking place at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans from February 4 to 6, UI 2020 will be

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New Company: Blue Trail Engineering

Blue Trail Engineering

Blue Trail Engineering is a new source for high-quality, low-cost underwater servo actuators, thrusters and electrical connectors.  Blue Trail Engineering’s products meet rigorous technical specifications while still fitting the budgets of start-ups, universities and research institutions. Blue Trail Engineering offers depth-rated servo actuators at a fraction of the size and cost of other subsea actuators, according to the company. Rated

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Apply for Hurtigruten Foundation Grants

killer whales

Conserving Resident Killer Whales in the Pacific, securing recreational areas for local communities and encouraging local cultural activities–these are the latest projects to receive funding from Hurtigruten Foundation, which funds sustainability projects around the world. Through the Hurtigruten Foundation, Hurtigruten grants funds to projects, communities and organizations focused on three main pillars: Conserving the world’s endangered species. The fight against marine

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Open Call for Renewable Energy Developers

Ocean DEMO logo

The EU-funded Ocean DEMO project has launched its second call.  The project has also awarded recommendations of support to 12 offshore renewable energy projects under its first call, which closed in July 2019. The high number of successful applicants shows the growing demand for, and readiness to, testing innovative offshore renewable technologies at sea. Funded by Interreg North-West Europe, Ocean

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Q&A: Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering–Career Possibilities

Huntington Ingalls cutter design

A new Bankrate study ranks the most and least valuable college majors and discovered that two niche and little known majors top the list of 162 fields of study: naval architecture and marine engineering. They are followed closely by nuclear and electrical engineering.   Many students may have little to no exposure to these career options and may dismiss them out of hand. But experts

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