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  • 16 March 2018
    Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Optime Subsea has supplied 20 000 psi hyperbaric pressure system to Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) to form part of a new test building and pit on WHOI’s premises. The hyperbaric testing system, with an inner diameter of 635 mm and a height of 2 500 mm, has been installed at WHOI’s facilities and includes both a pressure vessel […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Admiral Jonathan Greenert, the Chief of Naval Operations, visited Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) for firsthand discussions with scientists and engineers conducting research and building technology with potential to enhance Naval capabilities and operations. Greenert toured the WHOI Laboratory for Ocean Sensors and Observing Systems, where he received briefings from WHOI scientists about current research […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) has selected Samuel C. Harp as its first vice president for advancement and chief marketing officer. Harp has spent much of his career in academic, technology, and research institutions and will begin working at WHOI on October 1. “It is paramount that WHOI continues to build on its rich […]

  • 7 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) has selected Dr. Margaret K. (Meg) Tivey as the next Vice President and Dean for Academic Programs Tivey will oversee all academic programs at WHOI, which include the MIT-WHOI Joint Program (JP) in Oceanography/Applied Ocean Science & Engineering for graduate students, postdoctoral and undergraduate programs, the graduate-level Geophysical Fluid Dynamics […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Research & Development

    The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation have provided $250,000 funding to support Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) scientists and engineers in exploring a new path for ocean research. WHOI will explore industry partnerships, agile development practices, and novel engineering approaches over the next 18 months. Investigators involved in the project will explore new processes for ocean engineering […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Trustees of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) announces that Dr. Mark Abbott has accepted the position of president and director of the institution. Abbott becomes the tenth director in WHOI’s 85-year history. Abbott will assume the office October 1, 2015, succeeding Susan Avery, who served from 2008 to 2015. A biological […]

  • 13 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

      Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) hosted a visit by Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, marking his first visit to the Cape-based non-profit ocean research, engineering, and education organization. “The Institution is honored to host the governor,” said WHOI President and Director Susan Avery. “WHOI is an international leader in advancing ocean sciences and technology, leading […]

  • 26 July 2019
    Research & Development

    Innovation Institute at Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (MassTech) has provided a $200,000 grant that will enable marine technology start-ups, technologists and innovators enhanced access to the facilities at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI). MassTech executive sirector Carolyn Kirk announced the grant during the keynote panel at the “5th Annual Entrepreneur Showcase and Leadership Forum” hosted […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The board of trustees of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) elected David B. Scully as the new chairman of the board. Scully was elected to the WHOI corporation in 2010 and to its board in 2012. In addition to Scully’s appointment, Jefferson Hughes, Jr. has been elected vice chairman of the board of trustees, […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    The co-star of the James Cameron’s latest film is not your typical Hollywood starlet. She’s 24-feet long, bright green and weighs approximately 11.8 tons. The one-of-a-kind, deep-diving submersible DEEPSEA CHALLENGER will travel from its home at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) to the American Museum of Natural History in Manhattan, on Mon., Aug. 4, […]

  • 16 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    On Monday, Aug. 15, U.S. Senator Scott Brown visited the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), the world-renowned research and education organization based on Cape Cod. The visit was Brown’s first to WHOI. “We are delighted to have been able to host Senator Brown,” said WHOI President and Director Dr. Susan K. Avery who, along with […]

  • 24 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) has appointed Jeffrey Fernandez to the position of Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance. Fernandez assumed his post July 23. Fernandez joins WHOI after nearly 30 years with the University of California, most recently serving as the Chief Financial Officer of Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (LBNL). Prior […]

  • 4 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    A first-of-its-kind acoustic telescope is under development at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), funded by a $1 million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation, that will permit researchers to map and study the underwater soundscape. Seawater quickly absorbs or scatters light, radio waves, and other forms of electromagnetic radiation, making conventional telescopes useless beneath […]

  • 6 April 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    A search team led by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) has located the wreckage of Air France Flight 447 some 3,900 meters, or nearly 2.5 miles, below the surface of the Atlantic Ocean off Brazil’s northeastern coast. The team left the port of Suape, Brazil, aboard the vessel Alucia on March 22, arriving at […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) has obtained authorization to release new details from the search for the San José shipwreck, a 62-gun, three-masted Spanish galleon ship. WHOI obtained authorization by Maritime Archaeology Consultants (MAC), Switzerland AG, and the Colombian government. The ship, which is often called the “holy grail of shipwrecks,” went down with a […]

  • 25 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Following completion of successful acceptance trials, the nation’s newest research vessel, the Neil Armstrong, was officially turned over by the U.S. Navy to the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), which will operate the vessel as part of the national academic fleet. In May 2010, the Office of Naval Research selected WHOI to operate the new […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a coalition of academic and oceanographic research organizations a five-year, $220 million contract to operate and maintain the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI). The coalition, led by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), with direction from the NSF and guidance from the OOI Facilities Board, will include the University […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Rapp Hydema has provided a CTD winch for Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) new research vessel R/V Alucia, which is being managed and financed by Beta Maritime. Rapp’s TBW-520E-T90 winch accommodates 7,000 meters of .322 Rochester Fiber-Optic cable, plus 100 feet of 2 1/4” synthetic tether. It has Active Heave Compensation (AHC) set for optimal use […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) has named Court Clayton as the Institution’s new chief development officer (CDO). Clayton brings two decades of fundraising and management experience to WHOI. In his new role at WHOI, Clayton will be responsible for leading the development team and expanding philanthropic revenue from individuals, corporations and foundations. The team will […]

  • 28 March 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

      The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) is again teaming with French authorities to renew the international search for the deep-sea wreck site of Air France Flight 447 and to retrieve the flight recorders from the Airbus A 330. WHOI will lead the search from late March to July 2011 under the authorization of the […]

  • 7 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Hydroid, Inc., a subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime, the leading manufacturer of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs), announced that it has delivered a REMUS 6000 AUV system to the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), to be used by the Navy in deep ocean operations. The REMUS 6000 AUV is the deepest member of Hydroid’s growing family of […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) will assist the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) as it undertakes its second search for the vessel data recorder (VDR) of the sunken El Faro cargo ship.   The U.S. flagged El Faro sank during Hurricane Joaquin on October 1, 2015. All 33 of the El Faro’s crew perished […]