Oceanography News

Oil spill at Mubarak Village caused by ship: PMSA report

KARACHI: It is likely that the oil spill at the Mubarak Village was caused a ship that dumped bunker oil into the sea, a joint report by the Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) and Balochistan Environmental Protection Agency said while confirming that the nearby Byco Petroleum pipeline was not responsible for the action.On October 26…

Sea science: Navy task force promotes increased knowledge of ocean environment

IMAGE: Rear Adm. David Hahn, chief of naval research, operates the Maritime Dexterous Manipulation System (MDMS) from RE2 Robotics while visiting the Office of Naval Research exhibit during the 2018 OCEANS... view more Credit: (US Navy photo by John F. Williams/Released)ARLINGTON, Va.--In a keynote speech to attendees of the 2018 Oceans Conference--held last week in Charleston…

Aquabotix launches sci-fi underwater drone swarms

ASX-listed Aquabotix has launched a first-of-its-kind, cutting-edge underwater drone that looks set to shake up the rapidly growing sub-sea robotics industry.Aquabotix new underwater swarm vehicle is able to operate remotely and has potentially game-changing applications in the defence, security, oceanography, research and harbour management industries.In a market update this week…

Rocket Report: SpaceX nabs another contract, Vector cashes in, Vulcan delay

Welcome to Edition 1.23 of the Rocket Report! Lots of news from small launchers this week as Vector, Relativity, and Virgin Orbit all make moves intended to bring them closer to launch. SpaceX also had a good week, with a contract for yet another Falcon Heavy launch and a likely third flight of the same Falcon 9 booster coming soon.As always…

Hurtigruten Makes History with Hybrid Electric Ships

After 125 years in operation, Hurtigruten still continues to make history. The worlds largest expedition cruise line operates in unique destinations from pole to pole. And, its commitment to sustainability has never been more evident.Hurtigruten is about to launch the worlds first hybrid electric-powered ships.The MS Roald Amundsen and the MS Fridtjof Nansen will debut in 2019 and 2020…

Marine science unites two historically unfriendly neighbors | Science And Technology

Eckerd has been working to establish a connection with the University of Havana in Cuba ever since its first delegation visited on Nov. 2014. A joint educational research program now promotes international trips between students and faculty across the two schools.Everybody agreed it would be great to establish a relationship…

Plan to revive San Diego fishing industry agreed upon by fisherm - The CW San Diego

Commercial fishermen David Haworth (left) and Peter Halmay talk on the G Street Mole on Sept. 24, 2018. (Brad Racino, inewsource)By Brad Racino | inewsourceAfter years of negotiations, San Diego’s fishermen and a local developer have signed an agreement to recapture a lost piece of the city’s history – a thriving commercial…

Plan to revive San Diego fishing industry agreed upon by fisherm - CBS News 8 - San Diego, CA News S

Commercial fishermen David Haworth (left) and Peter Halmay talk on the G Street Mole on Sept. 24, 2018. (Brad Racino, inewsource)By Brad Racino | inewsourceAfter years of negotiations, San Diego’s fishermen and a local developer have signed an agreement to recapture a lost piece of the city’s history – a thriving commercial…

Exclusive Forecast Study Observes Autonomous Underwater Vehicles Market to Incur Value Growth at 6.1

For several years now, the autonomous underwater vehicle has been the undisputed champion in the case of niche underwater applications. However, the growing acceptance of these multi-purpose vehicles has now turned them into the de-facto choice for the subsea community. The last decade has seen the autonomous underwater…

Programme and Keynote MATS 2018 Announced

The full programme has been announced for the NOC Marine Autonomy and Technology Showcase (MATS) 2018, taking place from 13-15 November at the NOC's waterfront headquarters in Southampton. MATS 2018 promises to be the biggest showcase of its kind to date, with a record number of expert speakers and a wide range of exhibitors lined up.

TMA's Michael Jones On Bluetech Week

Marine Technology Reporter interviews Michael Jones, the ubiquitous leader of The Maritime Alliance and the architect of the Blue Tech Week in San Diego. The theme for the 10th Annual Blue Tech Week is “UN Sustainable Development Goals – Industry Solutions”.For MTR readers not familiar with BlueTech Week, please give a…

UM alumnus discovered water on the moon

The University of Miami remembers alumnus Erik Haurithe man who discovered water on the moon.Up until just a few years ago, the thought that there was water on the moon seemed doubtful. It all changed in 2008 when University of Miami alumnus Erik Hauri, along with other scientists, revealed their remarkable research that…

Sonardyne acquires maritime and marine science technology specialist Chelsea Envirotech Online

Leading subsea technology developer Sonardyne International Ltd. has acquired maritime and marine science technology specialist Chelsea Technologies Group Ltd.The acquisition is part of a long-term growth strategy for Sonardyne, to diversify into markets where it sees an opportunity to build on its core technology base and expertise in underwater acoustic and optical communications…

Go to great depths with telepresence

Melissa Baffa(Photo: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/OCEAN EXPLORATION TRUST) Editors note: This is the second in a series by Ventura resident Melissa Baffa, who returns to Exploration Vessel Nautilus as a science communications fellow. In the third edition of Aboard the Nautilus, she shares her land and sea adventures here.From the seafloor to your computer or mobile device in 20 seconds.

Sonardyne Acquires Maritime and Marine Science Technology Specialist Chelsea

Leading subsea technology developer Sonardyne International Ltd. has acquired maritime and marine science technology specialist Chelsea Technologies Group Ltd.The acquisition is part of a long-term growth strategy for Sonardyne, to diversify into markets where it sees an opportunity to build on its core technology base and expertise in underwater acoustic and optical communications…

Sonardyne Acquires Chelsea Technologies Group

Subsea technology developer Sonardyne International Ltd. said it has acquired maritime and marine science technology specialist Chelsea Technologies Group Ltd. as part of a long-term growth strategy that includes market diversification.In acquiring Chelsea (also known as CTG), Sonardyne said it looks to strengthen its presence in the maritime…

20 WAM-V Delivered To Xprize Finalist Teamtao

The first 20’ WAM-V has been delivered to TeamTao, a finalist in the Shell Ocean Discovery XPrize competition.The new WAM-V has a range of over 400 nautical miles, can carry up to 600 lbs of payload, has a top speed of 15+ knots, and has passed rigorous open-ocean testing to ensure it is a stable platform for sensor deployment.“This is an exciting addition to our product lineup…

Remains of crew members who were onboard the WWII-era plane are recovered from Pacific Ocean

The remains of the 11 crew members from a downed World War-II bomber have finally been recovered from the Pacific Ocean. Families of the crew members, who were onboard the B-24 bomber named Heaven Can Wait, received closure on Saturday during a ceremony in Minnesota.The plane was shot down on March 11, 1944, by Japanese…
“Science collaboration between the UK and Brazil is enormous, has a major impact on our lives and even greater potential for the future” said Vijay Rangarajan

UK/Brazil launch the Year of Science and Innovation 2018/19 — MercoPress

Monday, February26th2018 - 09:09 UTC“Science collaboration between the UK and Brazil is enormous, has a major impact on our lives and even greater potential for the future” said Vijay RangarajanThe UK-Brazil Year of Science and Innovation 2018-19, will be celebrated by a cocktail reception on 27 February at the Museum…

Parasites and Hosts May Respond Differently to a Warmer World

Newswise — Athens, Ga. – Organisms infected by parasites may respond differently to changes in temperature than their uninfected counterparts, according to new research from the University of Georgia. The study of a host-parasite system in coastal waters of the southeastern U.S. found that a rise of just 2 degrees Celsius could be enough to cause the parasite to die out locally…