Oceanography News

West of England P&I establishes long term charity programme to mark 150th anniversary year

West of England P&I Club, a leading insurance provider to the global maritime industry, has today announced the establishment of a long-term charity programme to mark its 150th anniversary year. The Club has made initial commitments to Sailors Society, Blue Marine Foundation, and the National Oceanography Centre, and will…

Business Revenue generation report on Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) Market – Owned

The COVID-19 outbreak has affected almost every industry and this unpredicted change has affected global AUV market in a marginal way. Autonomous underwater vehicles are self-controlled robots that are utilized to provide accurate information and data regarding quality map of the deep-sea floor. These vehicles are unmanned…

Navigating the Strait of Gibraltar tides

Suppose you're familiar with oceanography and some of the more treacherous shipping routes of the world. In that case, you'll know about the challenges for the shipping industry that the Strait of Gibraltar poses. This narrow passage that connects the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea has many elements that contribute to the complexity of tides and currents in this area…

SHIPPING NEWS: Is Port of Montreals loss Halifaxs gain? | Regional-Business | Business

Is the Port of Montreal in danger of losing business?PSA Halifax picked up two MSC Container ships bound for Montreal that had diverted due to labour action by longshoremen at the Quebec port.The MSC Veronique and MSC Sariska delivered several thousand containers to Halifax for delivery inland. The MSC Sariska was rerouted mid-Atlantic to Halifax…

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…

U.S. Navy, NOAA Strike Deal To Fast-Track Unmanned

The advent of autonomy in the maritime and subsea space has received a significant boost with the announcement that a pair of U.S. government titans, the United States Navy and NOAA, have inked an deal to jointly expand the development and operations of unmanned maritime systems.“With the strengthening of our ongoing partnership with the Navy…

Take a tour and celebrate marine science at the University of North Carolina Wilmington’s CREST camp

Locally grown lines of N.C. oysters, like the six-month-old versions seen here, are among the economically viable research underway now at UNCW’s CREST facility.WILMINGTON — This Saturday will be your chance to celebrate marine science and take a tour of Wilmington’s marine research facility. The University of North Carolina…

Global Unmanned Surface Vehicle Market Analysis, Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, Threats, Trends

Trusted Business Insights answers what are the scenarios for growth and recovery and whether there will be any lasting structural impact from the unfolding crisis for the Unmanned Surface Vehicle Market market.Trusted Business Insights presents an updated and Latest Study on Unmanned Surface Vehicle Market Market 2019-2029.

Global Underwater Acoustic Communication Market Analysis, Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, Threat

Trusted Business Insights answers what are the scenarios for growth and recovery and whether there will be any lasting structural impact from the unfolding crisis for the Underwater Acoustic Communication Market market.Trusted Business Insights presents an updated and Latest Study on Underwater Acoustic Communication Market Market 2019-2029.

Canadian Coast Guard Ship Hudson returns to support vital science missions after undergoing vessel l

OTTAWA, Aug. 31, 2020 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring members of the Canadian Coast Guard and Fisheries and Oceans Canada have the safe, reliable, and effective equipment they need to do their essential work including important scientific research on climate change, aquatic resource management…

WATCH: A robot swarm working together to encircle a boat

UUV Aquabotix, a US-based and ASX-listed company, has announced SwarmDiver, a smart, small and easily deployable robot which can work alongside dozens of its colleagues, creating a mechanical swarm. Multiple SwarmDivers can function simultaneously as a single coordinated entity on water, be easily controlled via one operator on the surface, and perform dives on command to collect intelligence.

Fitness trackers, environmental sensors could improve survival in lobster supply chain

Orono, Maine -- Miniature fitness trackers for lobsters and devices to monitor the quality of their shipping conditions are being prototyped as part of an initiative to reduce stress points and improve survival in the lobster supply chain for the Maine lobster industry. The University of Maine Lobster Institute leads the…

Student scientists get new boat to study Tampa Bay Area

The way that some local scientists study the waters around the Tampa Bay Area just got a whole lot better.Today the R/V W.T Hogarth was christened and launched into the waters, a new vessel that will be used to study oil spills and red tide and marine life that is vital to the environmental health, and economic health,…

St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine to host a webinar on the protection of the environment

The St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine Celebrating the Feast of Indiction and the Protection of the Environment Webinar in Honor of the Protection of the EnvironmentFeaturing Rev. Dr. John Chryssavgis & Dr. Lee Ann ClementsCovid-19 and the Renewal of the EarthTuesday, September 1, 2020 7 8 PM (EST)The Saint Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine…

Senior Experts to Explore the Role of Autonomy in Future Maritime Operations at Unmanned Maritime Sy

SMi reports: A key topic of discussion at the Unmanned Maritime Systems Technology Conference in London, this November, will be autonomy in future maritime operations. London, United Kingdom, August 27, 2020 --(PR.com)-- Based on artificial intelligence and Internet of Ships and Sea Services, the new generation of ships will be remotely controlled from the shore.

Dr. Jyotika Virmani, Schmidt Ocean

The July/August edition of Marine Technology Reporter, the 15th Annual "MTR100", recognizes Dr. Jyotika Virmani, Schmidt Ocean Institute’s (SOI) first executive director, as an 'Ocean Influencer.' Virmani defines what it means to be passionate and motivated in the field of marine science and exploration. Her humble start began in her hometown of Manchester…

What will be future scope of Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) Market – StartupNG

The COVID-19 outbreak has affected almost every industry and this unpredicted change has affected global AUV market in a marginal way. Autonomous underwater vehicles are self-controlled robots that are utilized to provide accurate information and data regarding quality map of the deep-sea floor. These vehicles are unmanned…

Novel sensors to detect rising ocean greenhouse gas levels, pipeline leaks

24 Aug 2020Low-cost optical fiber isotope detectors developed at ORC are target of new fellowship at University of Southampton.Measuring ocean methane and hydrocarbon levels are the objectives of a new generation of low cost optical fiber isotope detectors planned for a prestigious fellowship at the ORC (Optoelectronics Research Centre), at the University of Southampton, UK.A team led by Dr.