NOAA Discovers Two WWII Era Wrecks
A team of researchers led by NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries have discovered two significant vessels from World War II’s Battle of the Atlantic. Read more.
SBIR and STTR Opportunities
The National Science Foundation is seeking proposals for their SBIR and STTR programs. Full details and links for registration are available online. First awards are $150,000 for 6-month development/feasibility projects. 200 estimated to be awarded. (Learn more)
ADCP Data Validity
Teledyne RDI is shipping their innovative QA/QC software that operates with their inland ADCPs. Q-View delivers real-time feedback during data collection – before you leave the site. (Learn more)
RDC, Fugro Team Up on New Vessel
The Research & Development Corporation (RDC) has invested $4.9 million in a multi-purpose survey, support and research and development vessel to be stationed in St. John’s. Read more.
CodaOctupus Launches V2 of 3D Sonar Visualisation Software for ROVs
The UK-based specialist in the underwater technologies, CodaOctupus, has released version 2 of the Vantage software, a visualization software suite for the Dimension 3D sonar specifically targeted at ROV centric applications. Read more.
MacArtney connectivity helps land UFO in the North Sea
Spearheaded by oceanographic experts from German Group Operations MBT GmbH, MacArtney has delivered the full connectivity package for the innovative UFO (Underwater Fish Observatory) which was recently deployed in the North Sea. Read more.
Funding Available For Environmental Technology Demonstrations
The Department of Defense (DoD), through the Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (ESTCP), supports the demonstration of technologies that address priority DoD environmental requirements. Read more.
Coastal Engineering and Sciences Certificate Program
The University of New Orleans (UNO) will be offering two new graduate level certificates through the Coastal Engineering And Sciences (CEAS) certificate program starting in Spring 2015. The two certificates are Graduate Coastal Engineering Certificate and Graduate Coastal Sciences Certificate. Read more.
Subsea 7 to Reorganise
Seabed-to-surface engineering contractor, Subsea 7, has announced that, with effect from 1 January 2015, it will be changing the organisational structure of its business. Read more.
Technip to Charter Farstad’s Newbuild Subsea Vessel
Farstad Shipping ASA has been awarded a 5 year framework agreement by Technip Norge AS for delivery of ROV support operations, light construction work, IMR and other subsea related activities. Read more.
Connecting to nature with MacArtney GreenLink
GreenLink ‐ connectivity for marine renewables Spurred on by continuously increasing demand for dependable MacArtney connectivity solution from marine renewable energy industries and operators, MacArtney has chosen to unify a vast pool of its technical expertise, operational experience and industry leading connectivity solutions under the new and dedicated ‘GreenLink’ brand. Read more.