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  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Arctic sea ice minimum marks the day – typically in September – when sea ice reaches its smallest extent at the end of the summer melt season. The Arctic is an ocean surrounded by land and Arctic sea ice is the thin layer of frozen ocean water that forms and grows during the winter, […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development

    The King and Queen of Norway embarked on their first official visit to Australia on Monday, 23rd February, in Canberra. On Friday, 27th February, the last day of the visit, Their Majesties will be present at a mini-seminar in Perth, Western Australia, devoted to maritime and offshore related research and business. The royal visit from Norway […]

  • 5 May 2006


  • 15 October 2019
    Research & Development, Technology

    Edinburgh scientists have demonstrated their latest robotics technology developed for the renewable energy sector as part of a multi-million-pound collaboration. A consortium of five universities, including Edinburgh, has unveiled the latest results from the ORCA Hub – an academic centre for research into robotics technology for offshore energy infrastructure. The consortium showcased 16 autonomous and semi-autonomous […]

  • 25 February 2016
    Research & Development

    Mark Moline and Kelly Benoit-Bird co-authored a paper on the advantage of linking multi-sensor systems aboard an AUV to enable the vehicle to synthesize sound data in real-time so that it can independently make decisions about what action to take next. Mark Moline, a director of the School of Marine Science and Policy in the University of […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Research & Development

    A delegation of leading Japanese polar scientists and governmental functionaries has met with scientists from the Alfred Wegener Institute and the Center for Marine Environmental Studies (MARUM) in the House of Science in Bremen. The delegation was led by Takashi Kiyoura, director of the office of Research Funding Administration, Science and Technology Policy Bureau, Ministry […]

  • 18 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dr Todd Bridges, the US Army’s Senior Research Scientist for Environmental Science, will in September tour Australia, giving presentations on dredging and sediment management and related issues. He manages the $6 million per annum Dredging Operations Environmental Research program of the US Army Corps of Engineers, and is the Director of the Centre for Contaminated Sediments. […]

  • 30 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Kraken Robotics Systems has appointed Dr. Jeremy Dillon as the company’s chief scientist. As an original member of Kraken’s Synthetic Aperture Sonar (SAS) team, Dillon developed the signal processing algorithms for the AquaPix SAS imaging and bathymetry software. He also invented Kraken’s AquaTrak Correlation Velocity Log, participated in numerous sea trials and was the principal […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    To help estimate fish populations, scientists experiment with seafloor-mounted sonar systems that monitor fish in the water column above. Shelikof Strait, in the Gulf of Alaska, is an important spawning area for walleye pollock, the target of the largest, and one of the most valuable, fisheries in the nation. This year, a team of NOAA […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Seventeen underwater robotic dives have been made using ROV SuBastian, completing the first expedition of the islands and eastern seamounts of the Phoenix Islands Protected Area (PIPA) in the nation of Kiribati. PIPA is the largest and deepest UNESCO World Heritage Site on Earth. This follows an initial exploration of the western seamounts by the […]

  • 8 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    ABS, a leading provider of maritime and offshore classification services, announces the appointment of Dr. Richard Korpus as Chief Scientist, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD). In the Chief Scientist role, Korpus will support the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and the organization through his focus on developing and applying CFD technology. “We see technology as the road […]

  • 27 February 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    A group of European and American scientists have embarked on an oceanographic mission aboard the German research vessel RV Maria S. Merian to study the physical and bio-geo-chemical characterization of the Senghor Sea Mount ecosystem located to the north of the Cape Verde Archipelago. The ten-day scientific mission is being conducted in the waters of […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Research & Development

    Researchers at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) have discovered a massive, previously unaccounted for, source of methanol in the ocean: phytoplankton. The study found that these microscopic organisms, which form the base of the marine food web, have an ability to biologically produce methanol in the ocean in quantities that could rival or exceed that […]

  • 19 December 2011

    APEM’s Field Manager, Peter Dennis, recently celebrated his 10th year at APEM. Peter joined the company when it was still run from a single office at the Manchester Science Park. Having started as a Field Scientist, Peter was promoted to Senior Field Scientist, and subsequently APEM’s, Field Manager. As the, Field manager, he is the […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A consortium of environmental scientists has expressed strong concern about the impact of a controversial Central American canal across Nicaragua. The path of the Nicaragua Interoceanic Grand Canal to connect the Atlantic and Pacific oceans will cut through Lake Cocibolca (aka Lake Nicaragua), Central America’s main freshwater reservoir and the largest tropical freshwater lake of […]

  • 5 December 2006

    A coalition of scientists, environmentalists and politicians on Tuesday told the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to close a shipping channel that scientists say contributed to the devastating deluge of parts of eastern New Orleans, including the Lower Ninth Ward.

  • 11 May 2005

    Scientists from the University of Liverpool have begun a six-week cruise to help them understand major changes in temperature in the Atlantic. Researchers will examine the disparity between the ocean’s temperatures at different locations and depths. The cruise departed from Bermuda, the university said on Tuesday.

  • 8 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Norwegian scientists are exploring new ways to protect seafloor volcanic vents that are rich with new species. Loki’s Castle hydrothermal vents were discovered on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge between Norway and Greenland in 2008. The five seafloor vents are home for many species with 20 new found during a research this summer, livescience reports. According to […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A group of international scientists have released their findings about a proposed trans-isthmus shipping canal in Nicaragua, raising concerns about environmental impact and lack of information. The mega project would be built by the Nicaraguan government with the Hong Kong Nicaragua Canal Development Company (HKND) and would exceed the Panama Canal in both size and […]

  • 8 June 2012

      Scientists worry about the impact of the subsea turbines on deep-diving seabirds along the Scottish coastline, reported Developers of the wave projects are now facing the problems that have been an issue for onshore wind farm developers for some time. Scientists in the Pentland Firth have been studying the behavior of black guillemots […]

  • 1 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    The SmartBay Subsea Observatory will begin feeding data today from the seabed for researchers, businesses, scientists and policy makers in the marine sector.

  • 8 June 2012
    Equipment, Research & Development

    Scientists worry about the impact of the subsea turbines on deep-diving seabirds along the Scottish coastline, reported Developers of the wave projects are now facing the problems that have been an issue for onshore wind farm developers for some time. Scientists in the Pentland Firth have been studying the behavior of black guillemots and […]