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Watch–Our Oceans: Our Future

Our Oceans Our Future

The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) and ITN Productions Industry News have co-produced “Our Oceans: Our Future” to draw attention to the challenges facing the ocean and showcases stories of science, innovation and sustainability that are transforming the marine sector. The one-hour news and current affairs-style program investigates the latest global developments in sustainable marine science. Presented

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Conference Review: OCEANS 2019 Seattle

Compass International Award winner 2019

By Fritz Stahr, Ph.D.Chair, OCEANS 2019 Seattle More than 1,700 people attended OCEANS 2019 Seattle, October 27 through 31, at the Washington State Convention Center and the new Hyatt Regency in downtown Seattle. The area’s unique history of forward-thinking ocean research, technology development, federal agency and Navy presence, and focus on the blue economy combined to make this a great

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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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Super Cables Are Coming

Supercables slide

Subsea cable technology has developed since its inception in the 1850s, morphing from copper to coax and, most recently, to fiber. Now, a new approach evolving from fiber will develop into a future architecture based on “super cables” that offer much higher capacity and almost limitless flexibility. The new report “Re-Imagineering Subsea Systems” provides a discussion, explanation and forecast of the

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US Navy Wants Innovation Proposals from Small Business

US Naval Agility Summit

The U.S. Navy is looking for innovative ideas to expand capabilities in artificial intelligence and machine learning, autonomy and training technology–and it wants to tap the talents of small businesses to bring the most advanced solutions to warfighters as quickly as possible. The U.S. Navy’s Small Business Innovation Research program (SBIR), located at the Office of Naval Research (ONR), has expanded funding opportunity in a broad agency

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