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Palau to Host the 2020 “Our Oceans” Conference

The Republic of Palau will host the 2020 edition of the Our Oceans conference, an event designed as a forum for ocean leaders to commit to positive changes related to marine protected areas, climate change, sustainable fisheries, marine pollution, sustainable blue economy and maritime security. The Our Oceans event held in 2017 in Malta resulted in 433 tangible and measurable

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Virtual Immersion Goes Beyond the Surface with Underwater Drones

Christine Spiten is the 27 year old co-founder and chief global strategist of Blueye Robotics, a company making underwater drones that connect with your smartphone, tablet, laptop or a pair of goggles to explore the marine environment 150 meters underwater. Sea Technology caught up with Spiten just a few hours after she emerged from an underwater adventure in the fjords

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Drilling and Survey Ships Assist Engineering of 1,100-Kilometer Coastal Highway

Engineering projects along a coastal highway route that crosses fjord locations in Norway will require a variety of solutions that may include above and below sea level tunnels, an end-anchored floating bridge, a submerged floating tube bridge and a multi-span suspension bridge. To inform the foundation designs of the bridges and tunnels, the Norwegian Public Roads Administration contracted with geotechnical

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Statoil to Remotely Operate Offshore Rig from Onshore Control Room

Statoil has created its first control room for operating an offshore drilling platform from an onshore location. The platform, Valemon, came on-stream in 2015 and produces 60,000 barrels of gas and condensate each day. While it has 40 cabins, Valemon will now be operated by rotating shifts of 14 operators from the control room in Bergen, Norway, which was launched

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