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Rescuers search dark, cold sea for survivors of shipwreck off South Korea

Military dive teams worked the dark, cold waters of the Yellow Sea on Wednesday night in a desperate effort to find nearly 300 people who remained missing after the ferry they were taking to a South Korean island resort sank with breathtaking speed.  Read more.

PHOENIX COMMENCES TOWED PINGER LOCATOR (TPL-25) SEARCH FOR MALAYSIA AIRLINES FLIGHT 370

Phoenix International Holdings, Inc. (Phoenix) commenced the search for the lost Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 utilizing the U.S. Navy Towed Pinger Locator (TPL-25) system onboard Australian Defence Vessel (ADV) Ocean Shield.  Read more.

Going Under the Sea for Clean Energy

PORTAFERRY, Northern Ireland — A black-and-red tower with what look like white wings juts out of the water in Strangford Lough, a fjord that runs from the Irish Sea deep into the farm country of Northern Ireland. Read more.

NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer 2013 Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) Shakedown: ROV Video

Dave Lovalvo, project manager for NOAA OER’s Deep Submergence Group gives a tour of the new 6000m rated ROV system his team has built and will be testing during the 2013 field season. Read more.

2014 Peter Benchley Ocean Award - WINNERS NAMED

The seventh annual Peter Benchley Ocean Awards will take place the evening of Friday May 30, 2014 at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco.  This is the world’s preeminent ocean award and the only major awards program dedicated to recognizing excellence in marine conservation solutions across a wide range of categories including science, policy, media, youth, exploration and citizen activism. Read more.

Society News

OCEANS'14 MTS/IEEE St. John's - CALL FOR ABSTRACTS - Extended Deadline!

The OCEANS'14 Local Organizing Committee along with the Marine Technology Society and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers OES is pleased to advise that it will be extending the deadline for the Call for Abstracts for our September 14-19, 2014 event.  The new deadline for Submission of Abstracts is Friday, April 18, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. NST (Newfoundland Standard Time).  Read more.

Announcing Our New Facebook Page!

Announcing Our New Facebook Page! We are pleased to announce the creation of an enhanced Facebook page. The new page replaces the former "group", so please visit the new Marine Technology Society (MTS) Facebook page soon and please be sure to LIKE us!!!!

Call For Papers

September/October 2014 issue of the MTS Journal will focus on Progress in Polar Research Instrumentation and Methodologies, guest edited by Carol Janzen & Peter Winsor. The Marine Technology Society Journal invites submission of original manuscripts for a special issue that reflects the diversity in scientific and engineering topics focusing on polar research activities. Manuscripts due April 25, 2014. Read more. Read the Call for Papers here.

Nominate a member today for a prestigious MTS award!

Celebrate the achievements of your associates and nominate them for an MTS award. Some include cash and prizes. Deadline for nominations is May 9, 2014. Nominations forms are available at here.

MTS 50th Anniversary Book

50 Years of Excellence: Advances in Marine Technology traces the development of ourindustry from the Trieste through today. Featured are many pioneers of our industry, personal stories and reminiscences and photos of technology, events and people. Click here to buy.

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Upcoming Conferences

USA Science & Engineering Festival
April 26-27, 2014
Washington, DC
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OTC '14
May 5-8, 2014
Houston, TX
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OCEANS '14 St. John's MTS/IEEE Conference
September 14-19, 2014
St. John's, Newfoundland, CANADA
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Dynamic Positioning Conference
October 14-15, 2014
Houston, TX
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Subsea Leak Detection Symposium
November 19-20, 2014
Houston, TX
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