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  • 11 April 2012

      Officials from the Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have released the final report on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. The final report—consisting of a General Re-evaluation Report (GRR) and an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)—concludes that deepening the harbor from its current depth of 42 feet to 47 feet is economically viable, environmentally […]

  • 9 April 2012

    Diving support is an essential activity in the offshore wind industry. From initial survey work, through installation work and on to yearly inspections, repair and maintenance programs (IRM) there are an abundance of tasks that can only be conducted by diving operations. Over the years this has led to highly specialised and experienced teams and […]

  • 9 April 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas and Virginia Tech have created an undersea vehicle inspired by the common jellyfish that runs on renewable energy and could be used in ocean rescue and surveillance missions. In a study published in Smart Materials and Structures, scientists created a robotic jellyfish, dubbed Robojelly, that feeds off […]

  • 5 April 2012

    According to Burnabynow, the Association of Consulting Engineers of B.C. announced Wednesday that the City of Burnaby and its consultant, Associated Engineering, have won an award of merit in the municipal category for its Burnaby Lake dredging project. In the notation about the award, the association stated: “the success of this complex project resulted from […]

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

    Scientists from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), University of Hawaii, Whitman College and international colleagues will conduct the first systematic study of life in the deepest marine habitat on Earth—ocean trenches. Due to the extreme pressures of these deep-sea environments and the technical challenges involved in reaching them, ocean trenches among the least explored […]

  • 26 March 2012

    ABPmer has been commissioned by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) to develop a 3D water quality model of the Forth Estuary. The model, once validated, will provide SEPA with a suitable tool to assess options to address and mitigate water quality issues as they arise. As Scotland’s environmental regulator, SEPA has a duty to […]

  • 22 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A new scientific article published in the peer reviewed magazine for environmental engineers Journal of Hazardous Materials shows that the natural gas pipeline’s impact on the potential re-suspension of historically dumped chemical warfare agents (CWA) is insignificant. The research and collection of data from the Baltic Sea that provides the background for both the report […]

  • 21 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Scientists have found a large reduction in the amount of the coldest deep ocean water, called Antarctic Bottom Water, all around the Southern Ocean using data collected from 1980 to 2011. These findings, in a study now online, will likely stimulate new research on the causes of this change. Two oceanographers from NOAA and the […]

  • 19 March 2012

    BASF’s Coatings Division has invested one million euros in the construction of a new Application Center in Oldenburg, Germany. The company has now officially opened the center as part of a customer event. The center is therefore not only strengthening the Oldenburg site, but also BASF’s global business in industrial coatings. The new center, which […]

  • 15 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Liquid Robotics®, an ocean data services provider and developer of the Wave Glider®, the first wave-powered marine robot, announces that BP has agreed to be the exclusive oil and gas industry supporter of the PacX Challenge. Designed to gain greater knowledge and understanding of our oceans, the PacX Challenge is a yearlong, scientific journey of […]

  • 12 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Tiny animals called zooplankton swarm like insects in the coastal waters of the ocean. They provide dinner for a host of larger animals, ranging from fish to whales. But these microscopic organisms also challenge the scientists who study them because they are constantly drifting with the movement of ocean currents. Their ephemeral communities continually grow […]

  • 7 March 2012

    Georgia and South Carolina conservation groups yesterday filed papers asking that the South Carolina Supreme Court declare that the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control’s approval of a controversial project to deepen the Savannah River was illegal. Attorneys from the Southern Environmental Law Center filed today’s claim in the S. C. Supreme Court in […]

  • 5 March 2012

    SCOD Presents, the largest and greenest among the 10 fastest Superyachts in the world, the 42m Ocean Supremacy. While her maximum speed of 53 knots makes her Pirate proof, her 50% reduction in fuel consumption and 14 knot Zero Carbon Cruising Speed make her the most advanced Eco Luxury Superyacht that money can buy. The […]

  • 4 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    SCOD Presents the 42m Ocean Supremacy. The largest and Greenest among the 10 fastest Superyachts in the world. While her maximum speed of 53 knots makes her Pirate proof, her 50% reduction in fuel consumption and 14 knot Zero Carbon Cruising Speed make her the most advanced Eco Luxury Superyacht that money can buy. The […]

  • 2 March 2012

    The latest test results from Gladstone Harbour have found no significant change in water quality, no single cause for all fish health issues and a decrease in the number of barramundi with eye problems or lesions. Reports on water quality sampling, laboratory testing of fish samples and fish health surveys were released by the Department […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Anadarko Petroleum Corporation today announced the election of Charles W. “Chip” Goodyear to serve as an independent director of the company, effective March 1, 2012. Goodyear will become a member of the Board’s Audit and Nominating and Corporate Governance committees. Additionally, the company announced the nominations of Richard L. “Rick” George and Eric D. Mullins […]

  • 29 February 2012
    Equipment

    Huntingdon Fusion Techniques Limited (HFT), said it has launched a new dedicated Weld Purge Monitor especially for LNG stainless steel and Nickel alloy tube and pipe joint welding. A Weld Purge Monitor is “necessary to show welders when sufficient oxygen has been removed from the work zone to allow welding to begin and to make […]

  • 28 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Transfer/windfarm service vessel Mobimar 18 Wind was launched yesterday, on the 27th of February. The quay trials started immediately and the main propulsion system with the side propulsions will be commissioned later this week. The hydraulics will be pressurised after the engines and the auxiliary engine are running. At the end of this week, after […]

  • 28 February 2012

    Transfer and windfarm service vessel Mobimar 18 Wind was launched yesterday, the 27th of February. The quay trials started immediately and the main propulsion system with the side propulsions will be commissioned later this week. The hydraulics will be pressurised after the engines and the auxiliary engine are running. At the end of this week, […]

  • 28 February 2012

    Transfer and windfarm service vessel Mobimar 18 Wind was launched yesterday, the 27th of February. The quay trials started immediately and the main propulsion system with the side propulsions will be commissioned later this week. The hydraulics will be pressurised after the engines and the auxiliary engine are running. At the end of this week, […]

  • 28 February 2012

    Transfer /windfarm service vessel Mobimar 18 Wind was launched yesterday, on the 27th of February. The quay trials started immediately and the main propulsion system with the side propulsions will be commissioned later this week. The hydraulics will be pressurised after the engines and the auxiliary engine are running. At the end of this week, […]

  • 28 February 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Tiny algae that colonise the underside of the Antarctic sea ice play a big part in the health of Southern Ocean ecosystems. These microalgae absorb large amounts of carbon dioxide by converting it into sugars and oxygen, using the energy of sunlight. They also kick-start the Southern Ocean food chain as the staple diet of […]

  • 20 February 2012

    From the Irish town of Wicklow, to the countries of Nigeria, Oman, Dubai, Australia, Ghana and the U.S., people around the world gathered Feb. 2, 2012 to celebrate the importance wetlands play in sustaining the environment. The day marked the 15th anniversary of the signing of the Convention on Wetlands (Ramsar Convention) in Ramsar, Iran, […]

  • 19 February 2012

    “I am actually quite worried”, states marine ecologist Marc Lavaleye of the Deep Sea Science & Technology Center in Texel, the Netherlands. He is referring to the consequences to the environment when regarding the deep sea mining developments. Technology is one half of the equation, how do we get to and extract the manganese nodules […]

  • 17 February 2012

    Construction of the largest-diameter, long-distance pipeline in Australia is ramping up following heavy rain in the gas fields of western Queensland. The 42-inch (about one metre) diameter steel pipeline, which will be buried for more than 540km, will take gas from fields around Chinchilla to Gladstone as part of QGC’s US$15 billion Queensland Curtis LNG […]