Countries Put Disputes Aside for Airliner Search
A multinational effort to track down a missing Malaysian airliner on the edge of the South China Sea is turning into a rare example of maritime collaboration among countries embroiled in territorial disputes in the region. Read more.
Rescuers search dark, cold sea for survivors of shipwreck off South Korea
Military dive teams worked the dark, cold waters of the Yellow Sea on Wednesday night in a desperate effort to find nearly 300 people who remained missing after the ferry they were taking to a South Korean island resort sank with breathtaking speed. Read more.
PHOENIX COMMENCES TOWED PINGER LOCATOR (TPL-25) SEARCH FOR MALAYSIA AIRLINES FLIGHT 370
Phoenix International Holdings, Inc. (Phoenix) commenced the search for the lost Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 utilizing the U.S. Navy Towed Pinger Locator (TPL-25) system onboard Australian Defence Vessel (ADV) Ocean Shield. Read more.
Going Under the Sea for Clean Energy
PORTAFERRY, Northern Ireland — A black-and-red tower with what look like white wings juts out of the water in Strangford Lough, a fjord that runs from the Irish Sea deep into the farm country of Northern Ireland. Read more.
NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer 2013 Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) Shakedown: ROV Video
Dave Lovalvo, project manager for NOAA OER’s Deep Submergence Group gives a tour of the new 6000m rated ROV system his team has built and will be testing during the 2013 field season. Read more.
2014 Peter Benchley Ocean Award - WINNERS NAMED
The seventh annual Peter Benchley Ocean Awards will take place the evening of Friday May 30, 2014 at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco. This is the world’s preeminent ocean award and the only major awards program dedicated to recognizing excellence in marine conservation solutions across a wide range of categories including science, policy, media, youth, exploration and citizen activism. Read more.