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Makai Ocean Engineering Flipped the Switch of its Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Power Plant on Hawaii

MTS Member Company, Makai Ocean Engineering celebrates the completion of the world’s largest operational Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) power plant with a dedication ceremony held on Friday, August 21, at 11:00 a.m. at the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority (NELHA). Makai’s OTEC power plant uses the temperature difference between the ocean’s cold deep water and warm surface water to generate clean, renewable electricity that is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The NELHA-sited plant will generate 100 kilowatts of sustainable, continuous electricity—enough to power 120 Hawaii homes annually. Read more.

Robotic Seagliders Are Game Changers for Ocean Surveying, Data Collection

Robotic underwater Seagliders used by the Oban-based Scottish Association for Marine Science have now gathered the equivalent of five years of oceanographic data, most of which was collected in the past 18 months. Read more.

Phoenix International Ends Search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Phoenix International Holdings, Inc. has been directed by the Government of Malaysia to end the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 (MH370) in the Southern Indian Ocean as of June 20th 2015.  Phoenix has been working with a team of other companies since October 5th 2014 to locate the aircraft that went missing on March 8th 2014.  Read more.

VideoRay Pro 4 ROV Survives Continuous 19-Month Remote Deployment in North Sea

A VideoRay Pro 4 Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) spent 19 months operating continuously in the North Sea, in what is believed to be the longest uninterrupted deployment of a single ROV of any class. 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.

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OCEANS'15 MTS/IEEE Genova Videos Now Available

Videos from OCEANS'15 MTS/IEEE Genova are now available. View here.

Nominations for ROV Awards are Now Open

The ROV Committee Awards program is designed to recognize individuals and origanizations who have made considerable contributions to industry and remotely operated vehicle technology.  The deadline to nominiate is December 1, 2015. Read more.

OCEANS'15 Washington DC MTS/IEEE Conference Registration now open!

Register online for the OCEANS'15 conference. Get all the latest details on the conference by visiting the conference website today. See you in October!

Welcome Aboard Golf Tournment prior to OCEANS '15 MTS/IEEE

The Washington, DC section of MTS will be hosting a "Welcome Aboard Golf Tournament" on Sunday, October 18, 2015 at Andrews Air Force Base. This will be a fun event to kick of OCEANS '15 MTS/IEEE. Read more.

Blue Futures: Educating the Next Generation - ONLINE NOW!

MTS Members, access your online version of the newly published edition of the MTS Journal!  Download now.

Teledyne RDI-Sponsored Student Membership Program - APPLY TODAY!

The Teledyne RDI-Sponsored Student Membership Program is now receiving applications for new student memberships (must be current full-time college students).  Download Application.

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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Dynamic Positioning Conference
October 13-14, 2015
Houston, TX, USA

OCEANS Washington DC MTS/IEEE Conference
Oct. 19-22, 2015
Washington, DC, USA

Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) - Brasil
Oct. 27-29, 2015
Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL

Subsea Leak Detection Symposium
November 17-18, 2015
Houston, TX, USA


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