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  • 16 February 2017

    Tritech International has deployed its first full-beach shark detection system in collaboration with Shark Mitigation Systems (SMS). The clever buoy system is currently active at City Beach in Perth, Australia, the company said. Each clever buoy is solar powered and utilizes a PC running the jointly developed SharkTec software, with three sonars creating a continuous […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Environment, Research & Development

    Scientists are to extend a popular basking shark tracking project for another year, it was announced yesterday. For the last seven months the public have been able to follow the progress of eight of the giant sharks online, after they were tagged off the west coast of Scotland in July last year. Two of the […]

  • 12 June 2015
    Research & Development

    A new study co-led by a University of Rhode Island biologist has yielded the first long-term satellite tracking of the tiger sharks, revealing previously unknown migration patterns that are more similar to birds, turtles and marine mammals than other fish. According to URI shark researcher Brad Wetherbee, tiger sharks have long been believed to be a […]

  • 26 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    NOAA’s Fisheries Service launched a voluntary program to encourage commercial and recreational fishermen to safely release Atlantic shortfin mako sharks alive and report the releases to NOAA for posting on an online map. The new program is designed to encourage the conservation of North Atlantic shortfin mako sharks. Scientific research shows many of these sharks […]

  • 27 January 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    The new Imenco Shark Range will be launching at exhibitions in Europe, North America and Asia in spring 2011. First out is the Subsea UK in Aberdeen February 9-10th. All of Imenco Subsea Cameras have been reviewed and optimized and as a tribute to the different sharks around the world they have been renamed accordingly. […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard said in its latest announcement that the Shark River dredging program in Neptune City, NJ, is set to begin on September 5, 2017. The Captain of the Port, Delaware Bay, has determined that the hazards associated with dredge piping and dredge operations in the main navigational channel create the need for […]

  • 26 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    NOAA is examining potential disturbances to the health and well being of white sharks that could occur from research and tourism in Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary over the next five years, because they may disrupt the natural behavior of white sharks. The public has an opportunity to review and comment on a draft programmatic […]

  • 25 March 2015

    You are entitled to see some unbelievable things while working on an offshore oil rig. Last week, an oil worker on a rig offshore Louisiana took a footage of hundreds of sharks swimming around the rig in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. According to Fox 28, sharks are heading north to Lousiana waters after migrating […]

  • 20 November 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    French developer Blue Shark Power System has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Republic of Djibouti to supply its tidal turbines for a 120MW tidal energy project.

  • 11 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    The sonar system, which was first developed and deployed by Shark Mitigation Systems (SMS) in Australia, is being recommended for use in Southern California. The United States coastline has seen an increase in the shark population, where some of the predators can measure up to 12 feet in length, posing a significant threat to surfers […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    The International Cable Protection Committee (ICPC) has responded to a rediscovered YouTube video of a shark biting a subsea cable which caused a media storm back in August 2014. According to some commentators, the video signified that worldwide telecommunications were under attack by sharks because submarine fibre-optic cables are the backbone of the global Internet. […]

  • 8 February 2011

      The new Imenco Shark Range will be launching at exhibitions in Europe, North America and Asia in spring 2011. First out is the Subsea UK in Aberdeen February 9-10th. All of Imenco Subsea Cameras have been reviewed and optimized and as a tribute to the different sharks around the world they have been renamed […]

  • 13 March 2014

    The Monmouth County Board of Recreation Commissioners was notified that the NJ Department of Transportation (NJDOT) has determined that a preliminary engineering and cost analysis of dredging and drying the dredge material at Shark River Park is not economically feasible. “The projected cost to process the estimated 100,000 cubic yards of dredge materials from the […]

  • 13 July 2012
    Environment, Research & Development

    Marine biologists from the University of Exeter and Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) will attach satellite tracking tags to 20 basking sharks in the seas around the Inner Hebrides, off the west coast of Scotland.  The area where the study is being undertaken overlaps with an offshore wind farm proposal west of Tiree, known as the Argyll Array. […]

  • 30 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DSC Dredge is about to release a brand-new 18-inch Shark Class Dredge that will be available in April 2016. The Shark is a popular conventional cutter suction dredge from DSC, ideal for sand and gravel producers and construction contractors. Its rugged design offers the full features of larger dredges in an exceptionally portable design. The Shark […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Premier Colin Barnett and Fisheries Minister Troy Buswell announced new measures to address public safety and help mitigate the risk sharks pose to water users in Western Australia. These include: – Setting baited drum lines to catch large sharks one kilometre from shore, with vessels monitoring the drum lines. These drum lines will be set […]

  • 24 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Beachgoers in the South-West will be able to take advantage of a new shark enclosure this Australia Day weekend with the completion of an underwater barrier in Dunsborough. Premier and Science Minister Colin Barnett announced that the City of Busselton’s beach enclosure trial at Old Dunsborough Beach was under way. The State Government provided $165,370 […]

  • 26 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Metal Shark Aluminum Boats is expanding its operations and has acquired a large waterfront parcel to accommodate the production of larger vessels. The builder has signaled its entry into the shipbuilding sector with the purchase of a 25-acre waterfront tract located in South Louisiana’s St. Mary Parish. Plans for the new facility call for over […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    General Dynamics Mission Systems’ autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) Bluefin SandShark is now offered on the company’s website to defense, commercial and scientific market. The Bluefin SandShark joins the company’s Bluefin Robotics family of autonomous underwater products. Weighing less than 5 kilograms before adding a mission payload, the ‘micro’ AUV fits in a backpack, can swim up to five […]

  • 11 July 2012
    Business & Finance

      Oceana announced that the EU has finally voted in favour of strictly protecting ten threatened species of sharks and rays in the Mediterranean Sea, under the Barcelona Convention. These species, including hammerheads, tope, and shortfin mako, have declined dramatically in numbers – some by as much as 99% during the last century – while […]

  • 25 November 2013

    Louisiana-based aluminum boat manufacturer Metal Shark Aluminum Boats LLC has been awarded a contract to produce up to 350 specialized vessels for the United States Navy, the company announced today. The fixed-price contract is for the construction of the Navy’s High Speed Maneuverable Surface Target (HSMST) vessels. Based on Metal Shark’s high performance 26-foot Relentless […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    After facing years of setbacks and obstacles, the long-awaited dredging project at Shark River has been completed, Monmouth County’s Department of Public Information & Tourism just announced. Equipment from the project, which included removing sediment and reopening the navigation channels in the Shark River, is now being removed. “I’m pleased to report that with help of […]