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MARAD Accepting Applications for Centers of Excellence Designation

DOT

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) is accepting applications from eligible and qualified institutions to apply for a Centers of Excellence (CoE) designation, which will recognize and support community or technical colleges and maritime training centers that prepare Americans for careers in the maritime industry. The CoE Program is a voluntary program administered by MARAD. MARAD may enter cooperative

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LADAR for Marine Plastic Detection

Ladar installation on test vessel

Anglo-Norwegian R&D company Ladar Ltd. has developed a compact LADAR (laser detection and ranging) system that can supercharge plastic detection capabilities for end-users involved in everything from environmental research and monitoring to marine cleanup campaigns and harvesting plastic for recycling. Huge amounts of plastic waste get dumped into our oceans every year, despoiling not only coastlines but triggering the agglomeration

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Podcast: Hacking Cyber Vulnerabilities

Cybersecurity leader and host Ian Bramson talks with Weston Hecker, a professional “white hat” hacker at Mission Secure, about his history of ethical hacking to secure oil rigs and finding cyber vulnerabilities in some of the world’s leading technology systems. With a long background in security research and programming, Hecker is currently working on a major university research project with

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Maritime Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) is reshaping what’s possible when collecting and analyzing data. Here are two examples of how IoT applies to the maritime world. Providing Data Insights Arranmore Island lies about 3 mi. off the western coast of County Donegal in Ireland. Although it only has less than 500 residents, it’s a popular tourist destination. The people who

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Maritime Forecast to 2050: Fuel Choice Is Essential to Decarbonization

DNV GL

DNV GL – Maritime has released the fourth edition of its Maritime Forecast to 2050. The purpose of Maritime Forecast to 2050 is to enhance the ability of shipping stakeholders, especially shipowners, to navigate the technological, regulatory and market uncertainties in the industry, and set shipping on a pathway to decarbonization. It is based on a library of 30 scenarios that

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Open Call for Marine Renewable Energy Tech Testing

Billia Croo Wave Energy Test Site, Orkney

The fifth and final call for the EU-funded MaRINET2 project is now open.  The project offers free access to a world-leading network of testing and research infrastructures, including EMEC’s test sites. The call is open to offshore energy technology developers, including offshore wind, wave and tidal energy at full system, subsystem, component or sensor level. Following a simple application process,

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