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Ottawa defends decision to give Hudson contract to same company that aborted previous refit

The federal government is defending its decision to award another $840,000 refit contract on the Canadian Coast Guard Ship Hudson to the same company behind an aborted refit on the venerable research ship last year.Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) said Heddle Marine (NL) is a "separate operating entity" from Heddle Marine Services…

Maritime Focus to strengthen links between Chile and UK

HRH The Princess Royal will support a UK trade mission to Chile later this month. The Princess will travel in the company of her husband, Vice Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence.The Princess Royal, who is Patron of Maritime UK, will attend a series of high-profile events throughout the UK-Chile Maritime Focus, held from 28 November until 7 December.

Brazil Ship Collision Reveals Offshore Regulatory Gaps

Brazil has more than doubled the number of risky ship-to-ship oil transfers this year, but its monitoring of such offshore maneuvers is lax, to a point where a July 2017 collision between two tankers was not reported, according to a Reuters review of government and shipping records.Transfers are projected to keep rising…

Autonomous Underwater Vehicles Market to Register High Revenue Growth at 6.1% CAGR During 2017 – 202

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…

Science Center for Marine Fisheries Funds Three New Projects at Fall Meeting - Press Release

NEWPORT, RI / ACCESSWIRE / November 28, 2018 /At its fall meeting in Middletown, Rhode Island, the Industry Advisory Board of the Science Center for Marine Fisheries (SCeMFiS) awarded over $164,000 in grants for promising new marine science research.The projects cover the impact of climate change on shellfish populations…

UCSB Professors Named Fellows of American Association for Advancement of Science | News Releases

By Sonia Fernandez for UCSB | November 27, 2018 | 1:04 p.m.Five UCSB professors join the ranks as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for 2018.Election as an AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers for “their efforts toward advancing science applications that…

RPT-EXCLUSIVE-Brazil oil tanker collision reveals offshore regulatory gaps

(Repeats to widen distribution) By Alexandra Alper and Marianna Parraga RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Brazil has more than doubled the number of risky ship-to-ship oil transfers this year, but its monitoring of such offshore maneuvers is lax, to a point where a July 2017 collision between two tankers was not reported, according to a Reuters review of government and shipping records.

Exclusive: Brazil oil tanker collision reveals offshore regulatory gaps | News

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 12:54 a.m. CSTBy Alexandra Alper and Marianna ParragaRIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil has more than doubled the number of risky ship-to-ship oil transfers this year, but its monitoring of such offshore maneuvers is lax, to a point where a July 2017 collision between two tankers was not reported…

Exclusive: Brazil oil tanker collision reveals offshore regulatory gaps

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil has more than doubled the number of risky ship-to-ship oil transfers this year, but its monitoring of such offshore maneuvers is lax, to a point where a July 2017 collision between two tankers was not reported, according to a Reuters review of government and shipping records. FILE PHOTO: Oil tankers are docked at the Guanabara Bay in the state of Rio de Janeiro…

Brazil oil tanker collision reveals offshore regulatory gaps

By Alexandra Alper and Marianna Parraga,FILE PHOTO: Oil tankers are docked at the Guanabara Bay in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil November 19, 2014. REUTERS/Pilar OlivaresMoreBy Alexandra Alper and Marianna ParragaRIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil has more than doubled the number of risky ship-to-ship oil transfers this year…

South African International Maritime Institute empowers young black women – African Daily Voice

Former SAMSA Executive Head of the Centre for Maritime Excellence, the late Ms Sindiswa C. Nhlumayo. Johannesbourg, South Africa (ADV) The South African International Maritime Institute (SAIMI) has launched a new maritime education bursary aimed at empowering young black women keen on maritime studies. Named The Sindiswa…