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New Managing Director for Chelsea Technologies

Elizabeth Paull

Chelsea Technologies has appointed Elizabeth Paull as its new managing director. She joins the company from Sonardyne International. Chelsea’s recent acquisition by Sonardyne has enabled the company to strengthen its presence in the maritime, ocean science and water quality sectors. Paull will further develop Chelsea Technologies as a market leader in environmental sensing technology across a variety of industry sectors

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NAPA Contributes to Ship Data Center’s IoS Open Platform

NAPA

NAPA has become the first service provider for ClassNK-owned Ship Data Center’s Internet of Ships Open Platform (ShipDC IoS-OP). NAPA will provide ship performance analytics and voyage optimization capabilities for this universal platform developed to share vessel operational data between stakeholders. The aim of the ShipDC IoS-OP is to create a new, digital maritime cluster by securely minimizing the costs

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Nordic Companies Align for UN SDGs

ZEEDS

A group of leading Nordic industry companies has, in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), joined forces to solve a great societal challenge. The initiative is called Zero Emission Energy Distribution at Sea (ZEEDS).  Annually, shipping is responsible for nearly 1 billion tonnes of CO2 gas emissions globally, and the consortium is trying to address this by developing

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Only 13.2 % of the World’s Oceans are Intact Ocean Wilderness, Study Says

Recent research published in the journal Current Biology examines data on 19 human stressors to the ocean and determines that only 13.2 %—approximately 55 million sq km—of the oceans remain wilderness areas, little of which is in coastal areas and only 4.9 % of which lies within currently protected marine areas.  The authors define global marine wilderness as “biologically and

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U.K. Report Examines the Future of the Sea

The U.K.’s Government Office for Science released its Future of the Sea final report today. The document addresses major impacts on the sea including governance, environmental issues, marine resources and economic potential of the sea. The Foresight project that produced the report also created a series of evidence reviews on specific topics including cybersecurity, shipping trends, ocean acidification, aquaculture and

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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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