1. It’s Time to Prepare for a Maritime Cyber Attack. Though, You’ve Probably Been Hacked Already…

    When working on the water, you may feel like you are a world away from hackers and cyber-attackers, but unfortunately, there is no escape (unless you happen to have washed up on a deserted island). The maritime industries and marine researchers are at as great a risk as anyone to having computer systems and data […]

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  2. Meet the Board of Directors Candidates

    The MTS Board of Directors has announced its slate of candidates for two open positions – Vice President of Education, and Vice President of Government and Public Affairs. The slate of candidates is presented below, with links to their bios. Beginning September 9, 2019, and running through the OCEANS 2019 Seattle conference, all MTS members in […]

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  3. Announcing the Great Lakes TechSurge

    This October 1-2, the Marine Technology Society Great Lakes Section will bring together science and research, policy, government, and industry professionals to share the latest marine technology advances and applications in the Great Lakes. The two-day event will: Focus on Great Lakes marine mapping and observation data, Develop a strategy to catalog new and existing […]

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  4. OCEANS 2019 Seattle – Get Early Pricing Discount (Through Sept. 16)

    We hope to see you on the West Coast at OCEANS 2019 Seattle this October 27-31, at the Washington State Convention Center, where we’ll gather with 2,000 marine technology experts to experience dozens of educational sessions and poster presentations on key industry topics including sessions focused on local themes. OCEANS brings together leaders from industry, […]

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  5. MTS Student Members Win the Smart India Hackathon 2019

    Innovation and problem solving are what the national Smart India Hackathon is all about and MTS Student Chapter members were victorious, beating 16 teams to place first in the “Smart Cities” category with their innovative solution for collecting floating waste on static water bodies and using sensors to relay water quality information. The team members […]

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  6. In 5 Questions: Learn More About the New U.S. Coast Guard Polar Security Cutter

    The United States Coast Guard is getting its first icebreaker in more than 40 years. The new class of ships will be called Polar Security Cutters and will be based in Seattle, Washington. Currently, the U.S. Coast Guard has only one heavy icebreaker in service; commissioned in 1976, it is 13 years past its intended […]

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  7. Marine Technology is Fueling the New Blue Economy

    The New Blue Economy is on fire. By some estimates the value of the oceans to the world’s economy is vast — $24 trillion, according to the World Wildlife Fund, making it the world’s seventh largest economy. The European Union finds that it employs 3.48 million people in the EU with an Annual Gross Profit […]

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