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  • 13 May 2020

    Russian autonomous uninhabited underwater vehicle named Vityaz has recently taken a dive to the bottom of the Mariana Trench. During the dive Vityaz installed a pendant at the bottom of the Mariana Trench, dedicated to the anniversary of the “Victory in the Great Patriotic War”, Russian Foundation for Advanced Research Projects said. The underwater vehicle […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Finnish foundry TEVO LOKOMO has joined Rainbowfish Deepsea Equipment & Technology’s project designed to explore further down into the Mariana Trench. Rainbowfish plans to construct a deep-sea research vessel for the project. TEVO LOKOMO will build the manned submersible cabin casting at its steel foundry in Tampere, Finland. The cabin will be made from Vaculok maraging […]

  • 27 July 2011

    At the southern end of the Mariana Trench, a deep scar that cuts into the bottom of the ocean floor, there is a point known…  (theatlantic) [mappress] Source: theatlantic, July 27, 2011;

  • 14 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Chinese deep-sea manned sub “Jiaolong” has returned to its home port in Qingdao after almost a 100-days-long scientific expedition to the Yap Trench and Mariana Trench in the west Pacific Ocean. During the expedition, the submersible descended to depths of up to 6,796 meters where it collected geological, biological and deep water samples and took videos. This is the […]

  • 19 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Sediments of the deepest trench on Earth, Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench, shows surprisingly high microbial activity. An international research team led by Professor Ronnie Glud from the University of Southern Denmark involving Dr. Frank Wenzhöfer from the HGF-MPG Joint Research Group on Deep-Sea Ecology and Technology of the Max Planck Institute in Bremen […]

  • 28 May 2019
    Research & Development

    China’s research vessel KEXUE has started a 20-day long survey over a series of seamounts in the south of the Mariana Trench. According to Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), the vessel will explore four seamounts in the area. The vessel’s Discovery remote operated vehicle (ROV) already dived into the sea to collect samples from a […]

  • 10 July 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    On 24 June, the Chinese manned deep-sea submersible Jiaolong accomplished its goal to dive 7,000 meters below the sea, reported. The submersible succeeded in diving 7,015 meters below sea level during its fourth dive into the Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean. Now China has the ability to conduct surveys in 99.8 percent of […]

  • 25 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    On June 24, the Jiaolong, China’s deep-sea manned submersible, has begun its fourth dive in the Mariana Trench, Pacific Ocean, reports. After it reached a depth of 6,962 meters on Friday during its third dive, the submersible is set to hit its ultimate goal of 7,000 meters below sea level. When at that depth, […]

  • 18 July 2012
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Jiaolong, a Chinese deep-sea submersible, has returned from its six-week mission in the Mariana Trench in the western Pacific Ocean and received new orders for another research dive. According to ChinaDaily, the submersible reached a depth of 7,062 meters in June in the Mariana Trench. Thanks to this technological breakthrough, China now has the capability […]

  • 29 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

      Senior Scientist Hideki Kobayashi and research team members from the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC: Asahiko Taira, President) Institute of Biogeosciences have been investigating the ecology of an amphipod (Hirondellea gigas) living in the Challenger Deep of the Mariana Trench (10,900 m depth). The amphipod Hirondellea gigas is an amazing creature […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Scientists at the University of Aberdeen have set a new record for the world’s deepest fish, filmed in the Mariana Trench, the deepest place on Earth. The new finding was just one of several new species discovered, as well as the first footage of the mysterious ‘supergiant’ amphipod filmed alive. The footage was recorded using […]

  • 25 October 2011
    Research & Development

    A summer research expedition organized by scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego has led to the identification of gigantic amoebas at one of the deepest locations on Earth. During a July 2011 voyage to the Pacific Ocean’s Mariana Trench, the deepest region on the planet, Scripps researchers and National Geographic engineers […]

  • 8 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Squeezed into a submersible as futuristic as anything in his movies, James Cameron intends to descend solo to the ocean’s deepest point within weeks, the Canadian filmmaker and explorer announced Thursday.  Just Tuesday, during testing off Papua New Guinea, Cameron dived deeper than any other human has on a solo mission. Now he aims to […]

  • 26 March 2012
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Yesterday at noon, local time (10 p.m. ET), James Cameron’s “vertical torpedo” sub broke the surface of the western Pacific, carrying the National Geographic explorer and filmmaker back from the Mariana Trench’s Challenger Deep—Earth’s deepest, and perhaps most alien, realm. The first human to reach the 6.8-mile-deep (11-kilometer-deep) undersea valley solo, Cameron arrived at the […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    On March 26, 2012, Cameron reached the bottom of the Challenger Deep, the deepest part of the Mariana Trench. The recorded depth was 10,898.4 metres (35,756 ft) when the Deepsea Challenger touched down. It was the fourth ever dive to the Challenger Deep and the second manned dive (with a maximum recorded depth slightly less […]

  • 4 April 2012
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

      The founder of the Virgin group of companies, Sir Richard Branson, announces plans to launch his own deep-sea project this summer, Zee News reported. He plans to conduct a solo submarine journey to the bottom of the sea at the Puerto Rico Trench in the Atlantic Ocean. Sir Richard hopes to find various different […]

  • 20 June 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    On Tuesday China’s submersible Jiaolong descended to a new depth of 6,965 meters and collected the world’s deepest undersea samples, China Daily reported. According to Tang Jialing, one of the three pilots in the vehicle, the crew took the samples of deep sea water, deposits and creatures, recorded video and took photographs. The vehicle conducted […]

  • 21 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    BlueView Technologies has been commissioned to develop the first full ocean depth (11,000 meters), multibeam imaging sonar systems for historic exploration projects by Virgin Oceanic and film director, National Geographic Explorer in Residence James Cameron (Avatar). The new imaging sonar systems will be integrated onto manned and unmanned submersibles destined for the deepest locations on […]

  • 28 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Kongsberg Maritime’s OE14-502 High Definition Cameras raised the bar for deep-sea exploration during a recent expedition of China’s manned deep-sea submersible Jiaolong to the Mariana Trench in the western Pacific Ocean this June. The Jiaolong has been equipped with two ultra deep water versions of Kongsberg Maritime OE14-502D High Definition Cameras along with an ultra […]

  • 9 April 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    When he made his historic solo dive into the Mariana Trench last month, James Cameron brought back images and descriptions of a “lunar like” marine landscape nearly devoid of life. But a scant few weeks later, the filmmaker and explorer is eager for himself and project scientists to dive again into Challenger Deep, an undersea […]

  • 28 March 2016

    China has launched a new research vessel ‘Zhang Jian’, designed as a mother vessel for ‘Rainbow Fish’ submersible. According to Shanghai Ocean University, the vessel is 97 meters long, and 17.8 meters wide. The vessel has been financed in total by private sector. Zhang Jian is scheduled to depart on its first expedition in August […]

  • 9 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    China Shipbuilding Industry Corp. (CSIC), a state-owned enterprise, announced that it is building a manned submersible that can plunge to a depth of 4,500 meters, the China Daily reports. CSIC submersible forms a part of a larger plan for the nation to eventually build a deep sea station where submersibles can pier and oceanauts can […]