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  • 6 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Science and industry will now be able to map beaches and sandbanks without getting any feet wet, according to the National Oceanography Centre (NOC). This follows three years of collaborative research resulting in a new commercial licence between NOC and Marlan Maritime Technologies to sell new coastal mapping technology. The depth and pattern of sediment on […]

  • 10 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following a distinguished 35 year career working for NERC at IOS Liverpool, later to be re-branded the Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory and from April 2009, the National Oceanography Centre, John Huthnance retired in January 2013. To celebrate John’s wide ranging scientific contributions to shelf sea dynamics a workshop will be held in Liverpool on 23rd and […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has joined the World Ocean Council (WOC). NOC executive director, Professor Ed Hill, said, “The NOC is delighted to become a member of the World Ocean Council. We share the same aim of ensuring the sustainable use of the marine environment by the businesses active in the maritime space.  “A […]

  • 9 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has entered into a two year Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with Marlan Maritime Technologies Ltd to develop innovative remote sensing services for the survey of intertidal zones. The partnership builds on the existing collaborative R&D between Marlan, the NOC and the University of Liverpool which included a successful ERDF-funded collaboration […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Environment, Research & Development

    The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and the University of Liverpool have entered into a new strategic partnership creating the Institute for Sustainable Coasts and Oceans (ISCO). The new Institute is a collaborative venture that brings together marine scientists, social scientists, engineers and economists to meet the challenges of a changing ocean and a changing coastal […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    The Royal Navy is working with the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) to provide the basis for trialling and understanding how the gliders can best be used. Director of National Marine Facilities at the NOC, Geraint West, said: “The NOC is pleased to be able to apply its world-leading capabilities and considerable experience in marine autonomous […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Kongsberg Underwater Technology, Inc. has recently supplied five new Seaglider Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) systems to the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) in Southampton, UK. The AUVs were ordered by NOC’s Marine Autonomous and Robotic Systems facility (MARS), and will become part of a fleet of underwater gliders that are made available to research institutes around […]

  • 1 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Kevin Forshaw, Associate Director Enterprise and Research Impact, will be leaving the National Oceanography Centre on July 20. He will take up a position with the University of Plymouth, as Director of Industrial and Strategic Partnerships within the Faculty of Science and Engineering. Forshaw will leave a lasting legacy of successfully launching the Marine Robotics […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) announced a two-year partnership with the Institute of Marine Engineering Science and Technology (IMarEST). Engaging with the global marine industry topped NOC’s reasons for partnering the Institute which counts 15,000 marine professionals from more than 100 countries among its members. The association will allow NOC to share its expertise and […]

  • 5 June 2019
    Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and University of Belize (UB) have formalized their relationship by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). This partnership will see the two institutions develop joint training, research projects and technical programmes to enable knowledge transfer and research collaboration focused on delivering marine science for the benefit of local, regional and […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Kongsberg Underwater Technology, Inc. has recently supplied five new Seaglider Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) systems to the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) in Southampton, UK. The AUVs were ordered by NOC’s Marine Autonomous and Robotic Systems facility (MARS), and will become part of a fleet of underwater gliders that are made available to research institutes around […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Research & Development

    A £3 million centre to develop new technology for the marine robotics sector was officially opened by Science Minister Jo Johnson on November 23, 2015. Jo Johnson, Minister of State for Universities and Science said: “I was honoured to open the new Marine Robotics Innovation Centre at the UK’s world class National Oceanography Centre in […]

  • 29 January 2018

    The three bodies that have been recovered from the Iranian ill-fated tanker Sanchi have been identified.

  • 9 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The National Oceanography Centre announces the appointment of Professor Ian Wright as its new Director of Science and Technology, following the retirement of Professor Andrew Willmott, the NOC’s first Director of Science and Technology. Professor Wright is a Marine Geologist who, having obtained his PhD in Geology and Geophysics from the Victoria University of Wellington […]

  • 9 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal will name a new Royal Research Ship – RRS Discovery – at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton this week. 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 […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has announced a two-year partnership with the Institute of Marine Engineering Science and Technology (IMarEST). Engaging with the global marine industry topped NOC’s reasons for partnering the Institute –which counts 15,000 maritime professionals from more than 100 countries among its members. The association will allow NOC to share its expertise and […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The first project to investigate the role of biological processes on the future evolution of the UK coastline is expected to produce valuable insights that will shape coastal protection policy. This project, called BLUE-coast, is led by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) alongside nine partner organisations. The research will improve the ability to accurately predict […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    ASV Global is leading a collaborative research project called ‘Autonomous Surface and Sub-surface Survey System’ (ASSSS), which aims to deliver an integrated system to provide a means of conducting low cost, shore based, full water column marine surveys using multiple unmanned systems. The project, part funded by Innovate UK, hopes to encourage wider adoption of unmanned […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Two oceangoing unmanned vehicles designed for long endurance scientific research were showcased at the National Oceanography Centre to potential users from across the marine scientific community, defence industry and broader marine industries. At the meeting it was announced that the National Oceanography Centre is to purchase the vehicles – AutoNaut and C-Enduro for UK scientific […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Environment, Research & Development

    The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and University of Liverpool have entered into a new strategic partnership creating the Institute for Sustainable Coasts and Oceans (ISCO). The new Institute is a collaborative venture that brings together marine scientists, social scientists, engineers and economists to meet the challenges of a changing ocean and a changing coastal population. […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    National Oceanography Centre (NOC) reported that its researcher, Dr Elizabeth Kent, has been awarded the Adrian Gill Prize by the Royal Meteorological Society for her dedicated research into air-sea interaction and marine climatology. The prize is named in honour of Dr Adrian Gill, meteorologist and author of “Atmosphere-Ocean Dynamics”. It will be presented to Dr Kent […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has appointed professor Angela Hatton as director of Science and Technology. Professor Angela Hatton said, “These are interesting and exciting times for the NOC; addressing globally significant challenges, driving forward technology development and conducting science that has a positive impact on society and the economy. I’m delighted to take up the challenge […]