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  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Study: A restriction on vessel speed could reduce the likelihood of ship strikes in Arctic waters to protect mammals.

  • 9 March 2011

    BMT Fleet Technology, of Ottawa, Canada will collaborate with the University of Victoria to design and deliver North America’s first ever hybrid, electric research ship. The vessel, formerly known as CCG ‘Tsekoa II’, will be used by the university as a research facility off the British Columbia (BC) coast to investigate changing coastal ecosystems, marine […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The University of Victoria (UVic) and Canadian government will pour $7 million into renovation of the former Queenswood property in Saanich to provide office and research space for UVic’s ocean and climate hub.

  • 4 August 2011

    Ocean innovation and research at the University of Victoria has benefitted from a $1.19 million contribution in federal funding from … (globe-net) [mappress] Source: globe-net, August 4, 2011;

  • 10 January 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    University of Victoria’s Ocean Networks Canada (ONC) has secured a five-year $46.6 million investment from the Canadian government.

  • 11 August 2014
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    The Honourable John Duncan, Minister of State and Member of Parliament for Vancouver Island North, on behalf of the Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, has announced a new, additional investment of $600,800 as part of Canada’s comprehensive strategy for enhancing innovation and […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    The Honourable John Duncan, Minister of State and Member of Parliament for Vancouver Island North, on behalf of the Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, has announced a new, additional investment of $600,800 as part of Canada’s comprehensive strategy for enhancing innovation and […]

  • 8 March 2011

    BMT Fleet Technology, of Ottawa, Ontario has announced its collaboration with the University of Victoria to design and deliver North America’s first ever hybrid, electric research ship. The vessel, formerly known as CCG Tsekoa II, will be used by the University as a research facility off the British Columbia (BC) coast to investigate changing coastal […]

  • 4 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Completion of the world’s largest deep-sea tsunami array, new instruments to improve marine safety in the Strait of Georgia, and the first subsea instrument platform in the Arctic—these are three exciting developments underway at the University of Victoria’s world–leading Ocean Networks Canada Observatory. Today, the governments of Canada and British Columbia announced a total of […]

  • 14 September 2012

    Canada’s efforts to demonstrate world leadership in tidal energy research and technology are taking a significant step forward, as Ocean Networks Canada’s Centre of Enterprise and Engagement (ONCCEE) partners with researchers and industry to design and install the world’s first cabled underwater monitoring platform specifically for extreme, high-flow tide conditions. ONCCEE, based at the University […]

  • 14 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Canada’s efforts to demonstrate world leadership in tidal energy research and technology are taking a significant step forward, as Ocean Networks Canada’s Centre of Enterprise and Engagement (ONCCEE) partners with researchers and industry to design and install the world’s first cabled underwater monitoring platform specifically for extreme, high-flow tide conditions. ONCCEE, based at the University […]

  • 7 March 2011
    Research & Development, Technology

    BMT Fleet Technology, of Ottawa, Ontario has announced its collaboration with the University of Victoria to design and deliver North America’s first ever hybrid, electric research ship. The vessel, formerly known as CCG Tsekoa II, will be used by the University as a research facility off the British Columbia (BC) coast to investigate changing coastal […]

  • 9 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Coastal research cruises will get a little greener next year, after a former Canadian Coast Guard vessel is transformed into North America’s first hybrid fuel cell and plug-in “green” ship. The University of Victoria’s new ship will be used for coastal ocean research and service cruises for both VENUS and NEPTUNE Canada. This dream, many […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    In February 2016, the VENUS Saanich Inlet cabled observatory will celebrate ten years of continuous operation in supporting international coastal marine science. To mark this occasion, Ocean Networks Canada (ONC) is hosting a two-day Symposium, at the University of Victoria on February 11-12, 2016. “This is an opportunity to celebrate our accomplishments and to present […]

  • 8 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Marine Renewables Canada has appointed three new members to its 2018 Board of Directors.

  • 26 September 2014
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    University of Victoria (UVic) mechanical engineer Alison Proctor and her department’s 3.5-metre long, Bluefin Robotics AUV, and supported by a Parks Canada research vessel and crew, may have made one of the oldest archeological finds in Canada. Dr. Quentin Mackie and Alison Proctor just returned this month from a 10-day research trip to Gwaii Haanas National […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Ocean Networks Canada (ONC ) is one of 26 projects to be selected for funding through the Canadian Safety and Security Program (CSSP). Government of Canada intends to invest $20 million in innovative solutions to enhance safety and security in Canada. The program is led by Defence Research and Development Canada, in partnership with Public Safety […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Research & Development, Technology

    Cascadia Coast Research, in collaboration with the University of Victoria and Aalborg University, Denmark, is making their methods for actively controlled physical model wave energy converter power take-offs (PTOs) publicly available.

  • 7 October 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    Canadian Province of British Columbia has awarded C$150,000 to the West Coast Wave Initiative (WCWI) at the University of Victoria to support research into the potential of ocean waves to generate electricity.

  • 19 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    University of Victoria has announced a combined investment totaling $7 million from the Government of Canada and the university for infrastructure renovation and renewal projects for a new ocean and climate hub. Also, the Government of Canada and five western universities, led by UVic, are contributing a total of $3 million to enhance facilities at […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    AML Oceanographic, manufacturer of Sound Velocity, CTD and Environmental sensors, probes and instruments, has promoted Dustin Olender, PhD, to Director of Engineering. Olender earned his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Victoria, after which he worked for several years designing instruments and sensors in the forestry sector for FPInnovations. Olender joined AML in October of […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Global Marine Systems, the UK based subsea cable route design, installation and maintenance specialist, has secured a contract from Ocean Networks Canada, to upgrade the fibre-optic cables serving the Neptune observatory off the west coast of Canada. The subsea infrastructure of Neptune comprises an 800 km loop of fibre optic cable connected to various instrumented sites (nodes). […]