Oceanography News

With aging ships stuck in refits, nearly $300K being spent on charter for crucial fisheries survey

Canada's Department of Fisheries and Oceans is being forced to spend $290,000 to charter an offshore fishing trawler for a science survey because two Canadian Coast Ships are currently out of commission on extended refits.The Liverpool-based Mersey Venture has been hired as the platform for an abbreviated version of the annual winter fisheries survey on Georges Bank…

KONGSBERG's Seaglider® Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Division Transferred to Hydroid

The transfer of Seaglider® from Kongsberg Underwater Technology, Inc. (KUTI) allows Hydroid to leverage complementary technologies and markets across the REMUS and Seaglider® product lines. Integrating Seaglider® into Hydroid also increases the range of technical solutions and program management support that can be offered…

UH research vessel Ka'imikai-O-Kanaloa retires from service

Research Vessel Kaʻimikai-O-KanaloaA reception was held on the University of Hawaiʻi research vessel Kaʻimikai-O-Kanalo (“Heavenly Searcher of the Seas of Kanaloa”) just before she was sold this fall. Affectionately known to many as the K-O-K, the ship joined the fleet of UH marine expeditionary research vessels on January 15, 1994.

Canadian Coast Guard ship back in Halifax 6 months later than planned

The Canadian Coast Guard Ship Hudson returned to Halifax Monday afternoon sporting a new red and white paint job and nearly six months behind schedule, but many questions remain about the delays.The deep sea research vessel was supposed to return to its base at the Bedford Institute of Oceanography in May after a $4-million refit at the Heddle Marine shipyard in Hamilton…

Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV) Market Analysis by Size, Share, Growth, Trends up to 2025

The Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV) Market report upholds the future market predictions related to Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV) market size, revenue, production, Consumption, gross margin and other substantial factors. It also examines the role of the prominent Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV) market players involved in the industry including their corporate overview.

Gullick To Lead NOC's Business Development Strategy

The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) appointed Huw Gullick as Managing Director of NOC Innovations and Associate Director of Strategic Business Development starting in August 2020.NOC Innovations Ltd is the wholly owned commercial trading subsidiary of NOC, the purpose of which is to generate revenue to support the furtherance of the NOC’s charitable purposes.

Newport News Lake Maury, named for Confederate officer, is now The Mariners Lake

Before there was the Lions Bridge, before there was The Mariners Museum, before there was a Newport News shipyard, there was Waters Creek. The body of water that runs by The Mariners Museum and Park used to be a salt marsh creek feeding into the James River before it was dammed to create a wildlife sanctuary. For over 80 years…

Financial aid offers to check out : The Tribune India

VGU Scholarship Aptitude Test (SAT)Vivekananda Global University (VGU), Jaipur, invites applications for up to 100 per cent tuition fee scholarship for its UG/PG and other programmes. The national-level scholarship test is conducted by the university to assess the merit of candidates for its scholarship programme.Eligibility…

Furore over dead fishes – The Sun Nigeria

Femi Folaranmi, YenagoaOn May 14, 2020, the National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA), after weeks of investigation, announced what it considered the reason behind the death of many fishes along the shoreline of coastal communities in Delta, Bayelsa and Rivers states.Director-general of NOSDRA, Idris Olubola Musa…

New research hub to transform Australian offshore energy industry

Dr Andrew Zammit-Mangion. Image credit: University of WollongongA new $5million research hub at the University of Wollongong will contribute to a federal government initiative to integrate data science techniques with engineering and the physical sciences to transform Australias offshore energy industry.The Transforming energy Infrastructure through Digital Engineering (TIDE) Research Hub…

70% of our planet is oceans Maybe we should call it Planet Ocean instead of Planet Earth

">Dr Hanumant Singh is a Professor at Northeastern University, USA. His research group has designed and built the Seabed AUV robot, as well as the Jetyak Autonomous Surface Vehicle, dozens of which are in use for scientific research across the globe. He has participated in 60 expeditions in all of the worlds oceans, including to the Arctic & Antarctic poles…

Scholarship Alert

Scholarship Name 1: DRDO Young Scientist Laboratory Junior Research Fellowship 2020Description: Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) invites applications for DRDO Young Scientist Laboratory Junior Research Fellowship 2020 from BE/BTech/ME/MTech degree holders. The fellows will be required to pursue research…

Case Study: Helping Ocean Researchers Obtain

Understanding the three-dimensional nature of the ocean is becoming a critical focal point of ocean research, but it can be a costly affair.Paired with Nortek current profilers, Del Mar Oceanographic’s Wirewalker is giving researchers from around the globe a cost-effective way to answer vital questions surrounding the functioning of ocean processes.

Schmidt Offers Online Educational Content For Students

As millions of school age children transition their education to home classrooms in the wake of the devastating COVID-19 global pandemic, Schmidt Ocean Institute has assembled a wealth of free online science resources for parents and teachers.Schmidt Ocean Institute’s compilation of online educational videos and educational resources…

TIDE Research Hub to transform Australia's offshore energy industry

UOW data science team to play leading role in effort to revolutionise energy sectorUniversity of Wollongong (UOW) researchers will contribute to a new federally funded research initiative, the TIDE Research Hub, which will integrate data science techniques with engineering and the physical sciences to transform Australia’s…

DVIDS - News - Trans-Atlantic Leaders Gather for Fourth Battle of the Atlantic Tabletop Exercise

Joint Force Command Norfolk (JFCNF), the North Atlantic Treaty Organizations (NATO) newest operational level warfighting headquarters, in partnership with U.S. 2nd Fleet, held the Fourth Battle of the Atlantic tabletop exercise (TTX) virtually for leaders from multinational commands to discuss the future warfighting strategy in the Atlantic.

Growth Factors of Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Industry Market with Emerging Trends and Revenue Est

Global Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Industry Report offers market size, share, overview, segmentation by types, application, countries, key manufactures, cost analysis, industrial chain, sourcing strategy, downstream buyers, marketing strategy analysis, distributors/traders, factors affecting market, forecast and other…