Tag Archives: Pacific Ocean

Washington State Develops Plan to Examine Vast Area of Pacific

The state of Washington’s department of ecology has developed a marine spatial plan that covers an area of the Pacific Ocean approximately 6,000 square nautical miles. The plan was developed in cooperation with Washington’s Fish and Wildlife and Natural Resources departments to help make coordinated, science based decisions about proposed new ocean projects and uses. The plan will be submitted

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Deepwater Lamps Installed on Triton Subs for Manned Seafloor Expedition

Teledyne Bowtech has supplied modified LED-V series deep water lamps for installation on board Triton submarines for the Five Deeps Expedition, a collaboration between investor and explorer Victor Vescovo of Caladan Oceanic, Triton Submarines and EYOS Expeditions. After three years of intensive efforts from some of the world’s leading oceanographers, submarine engineers and scientists, the Five Deeps Expedition is launching

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Manned Submersible Expedition will Film Documentary in Deep Ocean Trenches

An expedition is planning to dive into five of the deepest trenches in the ocean to document unknown parts of the seafloor using a two-passenger submersible vehicle designed specifically for deep sea diving. The Five Deeps Expedition will use a specialized Triton submarine vessel named Limiting Factor that is designed for diving to extreme depths and lists a purchase price

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U.S. Navy Pacific Command Renamed to Indo-Pacific Command

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis announced Wednesday the renaming of the U.S. Pacific Command, which will now be called U.S. Indo-Pacific Command. The announcement was part of a change-of-command ceremony at Pearl Harbor in which the new U.S. Indo-Pacific Commander, Admiral Phil Davidson, took command. Watch the video below from the U.S. Pacific Command announcement on Twitter or read more about

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