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  • 22 January 2014
    Research & Development

    Natural Power’s Senior Marine Ecologist, Jane Lancaster and Senior Ornithologist, Ross McGregor have been selected to present at Scottish Renewables Offshore Wind & Supply Chain conference in Aberdeen on 29th January. Natural Power’s extensive offshore experience will be presented at Marine Scotland’s side event, scheduled to take place from 12:15pm on 29th January during the […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Research & Development

    Natural Power’s Senior Marine Ecologist, Jane Lancaster and Senior Ornithologist, Ross McGregor have been selected to present at Scottish Renewables Offshore Wind & Supply Chain conference in Aberdeen on 29th January. Natural Power’s extensive offshore experience will be presented at Marine Scotland’s side event, scheduled to take place from 12:15pm on 29th January during the […]

  • 10 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) announced new discoveries during the ROV expedition which was carried out in the final week of August last year in the Norwegian Sea. “We knew there was basalt in the Norwegian Sea – but we were still surprised when we found 100-metre thick columnar basalt underneath the extrusive basalt which covers […]

  • 9 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The tiny critters living in the mud at the bottom of Bellingham Bay are showing signs of stress, according to a recently released report by the Washington Department of Ecology. A bay-wide survey found that the abundance and diversity of sediment-dwelling (benthic) invertebrates like clams, snails, sea stars, crabs and shrimp are unusually low. “This […]

  • 19 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Specific types of fish farming can be accomplished with minimal or no harm to the coastal ocean environment as long as proper planning and safeguards are in place, according to a new report from researchers at NOAA’s National Ocean Service. The study, led by scientists at National Ocean Service’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Rapid climate change is threatening marine communities, but scientists have found that marine life is flourishing in Antarctic fjords despite warming in the region. Deep inside the subpolar fjords of Antarctica, researchers have uncovered an unexpected abundance and diversity of marine life at the seafloor. The team, led by Professor Craig Smith of University of […]

  • 10 December 2013

    The Kongsberg Maritime Ltd Camera group Systems & Projects Team has successfully delivered the first set of cabled IP Digital Still Camera Stations (CAMDS) to the University of Washington. The delivery is for the regional cabled observatory component of the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) programme in the northeast Pacific Ocean off the West Coast of […]

  • 10 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    The Kongsberg Maritime Ltd Camera group Systems & Projects Team has successfully delivered the first set of cabled IP Digital Still Camera Stations (CAMDS) to the University of Washington. The delivery is for the regional cabled observatory component of the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) programme in the northeast Pacific Ocean off the West Coast of […]

  • 5 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Coastline Surveys, a privately owned marine survey company, announced that its MV Flatholm is available for charter throughout the winter. MV Flatholm is a fully equipped 24m survey vessel suitable for many differing UK and near-European projects. Specialist areas of operation of MV Flatholm include site, pipeline and cable route surveys using geotechnical (CPT, grab […]

  • 4 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    At the end of 2013, the team of Sembawang Shipyard of Singapore and Teekay Shipping Australia will hand over the new scientific Research Vessel Investigator to her Owners, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO), an agency of the Federal Government of Australia. The Investigator will be among the most capable and quietest non-naval […]

  • 3 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    More than thirty new, and, as yet unclassified, species of marine life were discovered during a science expedition to the Amundsen Sea off Pine Island Bay in Antarctica. The Amundsen Sea is one of the least explored areas of the Southern Ocean. It contains several deep troughs and basins formed during previous ice ages. Some […]

  • 22 November 2013

    Seabed mapping company Osiris Projects has launched a new coastal survey vessel, the MV Proteus. Designed to provide a working platform for coastal survey operations, MV Proteus can work up to 60 miles from a safe haven under MCA Category 2 and has a maximum speed of 24 knots. The vessel benefits from a shallow […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Designed to provide an excellent working platform for coastal survey operations, MV Proteus can work up to 60 miles from a safe haven under MCA Category 2 and has a maximum speed of 24 knots. The vessel benefits from a shallow draft of just 1.0m making her ideal for inshore operations, while the hull design […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Osiris Projects launched new coastal survey vessel MV Proteus designed to provide an excellent working platform for coastal survey operations. MV Proteus can work up to 60 miles from a safe haven under MCA Category 2 and has a maximum speed of 24 knots. The vessel benefits from a shallow draft of just 1.0m making […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    From 19-27 October 2013, IMARES Wageningen UR, organised a research expedition to the Saba Bank, to investigate the ecological functioning of the Bank. Thirty-three 50m long transects resulted in more than 2000 images of the reef, and over 5000 fish counts of almost 100 fish species. A preliminary comparison with the data from 2011 shows […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    An ambitious new study that includes Lisa Levin and Ben Grupe of Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego describes the full chain of events by which ocean biogeochemical changes triggered by manmade greenhouse gas emissions may cascade through marine habitats and organisms, penetrating to the deep ocean and eventually influencing humans. Previous analyses […]

  • 22 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has signed two agreements that together total $2 million for broad-scale environmental monitoring within offshore areas along Cape Canaveral (Brevard County), Fla. These areas have been identified to provide sand resources for areas […]

  • 17 October 2013

    Nautilus Minerals Inc. announces that it has completed a successful polymetallic nodule exploration program to the Clarion Clipperton Zone (CCZ) of the Pacific Ocean. The work was carried out over a contract area in the CCZ solely owned by Nautilus’ 100% subsidiary Tonga Offshore Mining Limited (TOML). The 54 day (Seattle to Seattle) program conducted […]

  • 15 October 2013

    The final survey needed for offshore wind energy developer Forewind to complete its planned applications for the development of the Dogger Bank Zone begins this week. The survey concludes the most extensive study of an offshore area by a wind energy developer ever undertaken. A total of £60 million has been spent on surveys with […]

  • 2 October 2013

    JMS Naval Architects of Mystic, CT was competitively awarded a contract from the Virginia Institute of Marine Science to provide concept through contract-level design, shipyard bid support, and owner’s rep services for VIMS’ next research vessel. The VIMS research vessel will be used for scientific research in the main stem and tributaries of the Chesapeake […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    JMS Naval Architects of Mystic, CT was competitively awarded a contract from the Virginia Institute of Marine Science to provide concept through contract-level design, shipyard bid support, and owner’s rep services for VIMS’ next research vessel. The VIMS research vessel will be used for scientific research in the main stem and tributaries of the Chesapeake […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    MS Naval Architects of Mystic, CT was competitively awarded a contract from the Virginia Institute of Marine Science to provide concept through contract-level design, shipyard bid support, and owner’s rep services for VIMS’ next research vessel. The VIMS research vessel will be used for scientific research in the main stem and tributaries of the Chesapeake […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Daniel Bastreri and Lauren Hughes are the latest marine experts to have been brought on board by independent UK ecology specialist, Thomson Ecology, as it continues to build its pool of specialist expertise in the marine ecology sector. Daniel Bastreri joins Thomson Ecology as Principal Marine Consultant. He is an experienced marine scientist and joins […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Environment

    Daniel Bastreri and Lauren Hughes are the latest marine experts to have been brought on board by independent UK ecology specialist, Thomson Ecology, as it continues to build its pool of specialist expertise in the marine ecology sector. Daniel Bastreri joins Thomson Ecology as Principal Marine Consultant. He is an experienced marine scientist and joins […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Chatham Rock Phosphate refuted the misinformation media campaign being run by the Deep Water Group and questioned fish trawling’s environmental record. In media articles George Clement of the Deep Water Group has described Chatham’s proposal to extract rock phosphate as a potential environmental “catastrophe”. “Such descriptions could be applied to fishing, when you think about […]