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Sonardyne Navigation Chosen for Thai AUV Program

A new autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) being developed by a joint-research program between PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited (PTTEP) and Kasetsart University (KU), Bangkok, Thailand will feature marine robotics navigation technology supplied by Sonardyne Asia Pte. Ltd, of Singapore. Read More.

KONGSBERG to Market Two New Underwater Glider Systems

Kongsberg Underwater Technology, Inc. announces that it successfully completed negotiations with CoMotion®, the University of Washington’s collaborative innovation hub, to obtain the sole rights to produce, market, and continue development of two new underwater glider systems. Read More.

Ocean Exploration: A Supply Demand Mismatch - Editorial by VADM Paul Gaffney USN (Ret)

Demand is up; supply is down. We are talking about Ocean Exploration; the simple characterization of a cube of ocean for the first time.  In recent months the President rocketed the size of the marine sanctuary that heads out northwest of the main Hawaiian Islands.  A few weeks later he designated a new marine sanctuary off New England.  Both will now demand some sort of comprehensive characterization; ocean exploration campaigns. Read More.

Society News

MTS Extends Deadlines for Annual Awards Nominations

MTS has extended it's call to members for nominations for the MTS awards presented during the OCEANS North America Conference, September 18-21, 2017, in Anchorage, Alaska. The new deadline is June 16, 2017.

Click here for submission instructions and fillable PDF application for download 

Enroll in the 2017 MTS Marine Technology Summer Camps!

MTS is pleased to partner with Northwestern Michigan College and Rutgers University to offer three camp experiences for undergraduate and high school students during the summer of 2017. This is an exciting opportunity for students with little to no experience using marine technologies as part of their courses or laboratories. The Marine Technology Camps are designed to offer students a chance to not only learn about several technologies, but to deploy the equipment to gather data applied to various investigations. For more information please read here.

Registration open for Oceans '17 Aberdeen

We would like to invite you to join us in Aberdeen in June this year. We have had a fantastic response to the Call for Abstracts to allow us to create a diverse and engaging technical programme; complemented by our Exhibition and Commercial Showcase.  Register now to take advantage of the Early Bird rates.

The Event is a forum for scientists, engineers and end-users worldwide to present the latest research, innovations, developments and applications in all areas of oceanic science and engineering. Each conference consists of technical paper sessions and exhibits, complemented by tutorials, a student poster competition, panel discussions, tours, receptions, and other professional and social activities.

For further information on our event please click here.

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July 19-21, 2017
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