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US Hydro 2019 Scheduled for March 18-21 in Biloxi, MS

US Hydro is due to take place on March 18-21, 2019 in Biloxi, Mississippi.US Hydro is a biannual conference hosted by the Hydrographic Society of America (THSOA). The 2019 Conference will be held at the beautiful Beau Rivage Resort & Casino.  The exhibit hall and technical presentations hall will be co-located allowing for maximum interaction and networking discussions with exhibitors and presenters. In addition, the conference center is located within close proximity of the piers, not far from the exhibit hall, where exhibitors will have the opportunity to showcase their vessels and products for on-water demonstrations. The 2019 Conference theme will be "Our Changing Oceans and Coasts: Driving Innovation in Charting" with RDML Shepard Smith, Director, Office of Coast Survey.

Learn more and register today!

2018 MTS ROV Committee Scholarships Announced

MTS ROV Committee announced the winners of its 2018 scholarships.  Saul Hughes, Sriram Govindarajan, Khaled Saad, and Matt Glencross each received ROV scholarships.  Saul Hughes received the MTS ROV MATE Center scholarship.
Saul Hughes was awarded $5,000 and attends Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada majoring in Computer Science.  Sriram Govindarajan will receive $4,000 and is studying Civil Engineering at the National Institute of Technology in Tamil Nadu, India.  Khaled Saad received $3,000 and is majoring in Mechatronics and Robotics at the University of Sheffield in the UK.  Matt Glencross, a freshman engineering major at St. Mary’s University in Halifax, NS received $3,000.
Each recipient will be recognized during the Awards presentation at Underwater Intervention ’19 in New Orleans, LA (
Since 1994 the MTS ROV Committee has awarded over $500,000 to deserving students who have an interest in Remotely Operated Vehicles.  Scholarship applications for 2019 must be submitted by April 15, 2019.  Details on how to apply and further information can be found at

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Register today for the MTS Buoy Workshop in Hobart, Australia!

Join us at the International MTS Buoy Workshop hosted at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisations (CSIRO) Hobart facilities, located along Princess Wharf in Hobart, Australia, April 15-18, 2019. Hobart is the gateway to the Antarctic for Australia, and the home of a number of government and research agencies engaged in sustained observing across Australia. The event will bring together science, engineering and technical staff from across the region to share their experiences in the development and use of moorings in both research and commercial applications.

We will open with an Icebreaker Reception on Monday, April 15 at CSIRO and our speaker program will begin at 8:00 AM on Tuesday, April 16 at CSIRO with exhibits located in the adjoining engineering facilities building.

Learn more about the workshop and register online or use our paper form!


Ocean Business 2019

What’s going on at Ocean Business 2019?
Ocean Business will be held at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton, UK from 9-11 April 2019 and is expected to attract more than 5,000+ visitors from over 60 countries.

  • International Exhibition – See the latest product launches from 360+ international exhibitors
  • Training & Demonstrations – Get hands-on with 180+ hours of live training and demonstration sessions
  • Offshore Survey Conference – Hear from industry experts addressing the major issues and practices facing the international offshore survey community
  • Ocean Careers – Discover new opportunities and meet potential new employers at the 3-day careers event held alongside
  • Co-located Meetings – Attend co-located meetings and seminars organised by independent groups or organisations in the industry
  • Social Activities – Network with colleagues old and new at various social events held throughout the show

The exhibition, training and demonstration sessions, co-located events, welcome drinks, wine trail and ocean careers event are all free to attend. 

Register to attend!

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