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  • 8 June 2012
    Business & Finance

      NERC is considering a merger of the scientific and logistics management of marine and polar science delivered through its National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and British Antarctic Survey (BAS). A marine and polar headquarters would deliver a single management function whilst retaining the identity of the existing centres as component parts. All the existing BAS […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) declares its first option for a one year extension of the bareboat charter for “RRS Ernest Shackleton”. The option will be effective from August 2014. “RRS Ernest Shackleton” has been on a long-term charter with NERC`s British Antarctic Survey since August 1999. NERC further holds four annual options to […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HR Wallingford is supporting the Natural Environment Research Council’s (NERC) new strategic innovation initiative to help protect some of Britain’s most important national infrastructure from environmental hazards. The five-year, £5m Environmental Risks to Infrastructure Innovation Programme (ERIIP) will give decision-makers in areas such as energy, transport and water improved access to NERC’s world-class environmental science. […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Natural Environment Research Council’s (NERC) new research ship the RRS Discovery berthed at the Liverpool Cruise terminal to allow NOC staff and their families to have a look at her. The new ship is almost 100m long and cost £75 million. It is packed with state-of-the-art scientific equipment, the infrastructure needed to deploy it, […]

  • 18 April 2016

    NERC (Natural Environment Research Council) has closed the online poll which was launched to allow public to name UK’s new polar research ship. The “Name Our Ship” online poll ended with about 7000 suggestions. On the official poll website, which drew a lot of public attention after a few funny proposals, the leading name remained “RRS […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) declares its first option for a one year extension of the bareboat charter for “RRS Ernest Shackleton”. The option will be effective from August 2014. “RRS Ernest Shackleton” has been on a long-term charter with NERC`s British Antarctic Survey since August 1999. NERC further holds four annual options to […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The new Royal Research Ship Discovery has arrived in Southampton for the first time. Over the coming weeks the officers and crew will put her through her paces while conducting equipment trials. At almost 100-metres in length, with a displacement of 6,075 tonnes, Discovery carries a crew of 24 and accommodation for 28 scientists and […]

  • 21 March 2016

    NERC (Natural Environment Research Council) has launched a campaign for public to name its new GBP 200 million polar research ship. The new research vessel is being built at Cammell Laird, and it is set to sail in 2019. The most popular name chosen by the public has been RRS Boaty McBoatface. Our current top […]

  • 13 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions provider, has been awarded the contract to supply the propulsion equipment for a new, state-of-the-art, research vessel. The vessel will be operated by the UK’s Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), and is to be built at the C.N.P. Freire S.A. shipyard in Spain. The NERC is the UK’s main […]

  • 13 December 2010

    Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade & Technical press release, 13 December 2010 Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions provider, has been awarded the contract to supply the propulsion equipment for a new, state-of-the-art, research vessel. The vessel will be operated by the UK’s Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), and is to be built at the C.N.P. Freire […]

  • 13 December 2010
    Research & Development

    Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions provider, has been awarded the contract to supply the propulsion equipment for a new, state-of-the-art, research vessel. The vessel will be operated by the UK’s Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), and is to be built at the C.N.P. Freire S.A. shipyard in Spain. The NERC is the UK’s main […]

  • 13 December 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions provider, has been awarded the contract to supply the propulsion equipment for a new, state-of-the-art, research vessel. The vessel will be operated by the UK’s Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), and is to be built at the C.N.P. Freire S.A. shipyard in Spain. The NERC is the UK’s main […]

  • 28 April 2016

    UK’s Natural Environment Research Council plans to invest £15 million in marine autonomous systems (MAS) and sensors over a five-year development programme. A £10 million investment will be made through the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) for the development of a new 1500 meters depth-rated Autosub Long Range (ALR1500) and a new 6000 meters depth-rated autonomous underwater vehicle […]

  • 13 December 2010
    Vessels

    Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions provider, has been awarded the contract to supply the propulsion equipment for a new, state-of-the-art, research vessel. The vessel will be operated by the UK’s Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), and is to be built at the C.N.P. Freire S.A. shipyard in Spain. The NERC is the UK’s main […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Work is nearing completion on the new Royal Research Ship (RRS) Discovery, which is being built by CNP Freire, SA in Vigo, Spain. This Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)-commissioned vessel is currently undergoing a series of Harbour Acceptance Tests on the winches and overside handling equipment. Once these are completed, she will undertake a period […]

  • 18 April 2016

    The UK’s Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) has closed its online poll to name the UK’s next world-class polar research ship that sprung one of the quirkiest names a vessel might be given, the Boaty McBoatface. The proposal has been given a major support from the social media and the name remains on top of the most […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    UK and Chinese researchers are set to collaborate on five projects to develop the next generation offshore renewable energy (ORE) technologies.

  • 11 October 2013

    A new, state-of-the-art research ship for UK marine science – RRS Discovery – was named by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton on Thursday, October 10. Around 200 guests, including the Science Minister David Willetts, local MPs, civic guests and senior figures from the UK’s marine science community […]

  • 9 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    RRS Discovery is a state-of-the-art platform for world-leading oceanographic research and represents a £75 million investment in frontier science by the Department for Business Innovation & Skills. Commissioned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated on NERC’s behalf by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) for the United Kingdom’s marine science community, Discovery’s wide […]

  • 4 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has appointed Professor Angela Hatton as its new director of science & technology to succeed Professor Ian Wright who is leaving NOC to take up the position of deputy vice chancellor (research & innovation) at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand. Angela is a microbial biogeochemist and a director of research […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Equipment

    Kongsberg Maritime has been awarded a contract by Cammell Laird as the primary supplier of the acoustic scientific research and mapping equipment for the British Antarctic Survey’s new polar research vessel, the RRS Sir David Attenborough. The new polar research ship, owned by Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), is currently under construction at the Cammell […]

  • 11 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    A new, state-of-the-art research ship for UK marine science – RRS Discovery – was named by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton on Thursday, October 10. Around 200 guests, including the Science Minister David Willetts, local MPs, civic guests and senior figures from the UK’s marine science community […]