MTS Member Company Bluefin Robotics Helps Locate Musashi
Recently, a Bluefin vehicle was used by Paul G. Allen and his team of researchers in their search for the sunken Japanese battleship Musashi, the largest battleship in naval history. Allen and his crew used various methods to narrow down the elusive location of the wreck, and when they were close—sent the Bluefin 12 down to do its job. After only three dives, the underwater robot located the shipwreck in the Sibuyan Sea. (Read 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)
Satellite Images Reveal Ocean Acidification from Space
Pioneering techniques that use satellites to monitor ocean acidification are set to revolutionize the way that marine biologists and climate scientists study the ocean. Read 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.
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.