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Sonardyne Demos Technology for NASA

Subsea engineering company, Sonardyne International Ltd., UK, has demonstrated its wireless integrity monitoring technologies during a series of in-water demonstrations held at NASA’s Neutral Buoyancy Lab (NBL) in Houston. Read More.

C-Innovation Chooses Kongberg AUV Systems

C-Innovation (C-I), a member of the Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) group of companies and an integrated marine services company specializing in advanced subsea solutions has signed an agreement with Kongsberg Maritime to acquire four new Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV). 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.

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.

Society News

2016 MTS Scholarships Now Open

MTS is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for all of our 2016 scholarships. Each year MTS offers thousands of dollars in scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students who are studying in the marine science, marine engineering and/or marine technology field. Individuals must hold an MTS student membership to be eligible.

For more scholarship information or to apply, please visit here The application deadline is April 20, 2016.

Notice of Proposed Bylaws Amendments

This is to provide official notice that amendments to the MTS Bylaws have been proposed in accordance with Article IX- Amendments of the bylaws. To view the proposed amendments please click on this link

MTS Announces Search for Executive Director

In keeping with the Marine Technology Society’s mission to promote awareness, understanding, advancement and application of marine technology, the Board of Directors have formed a Search Committee to recruit a new Executive Director for MTS. read more

50th Anniversary of the MTS Journal

This issue salutes the 50th anniversary of the society's flagship publication with articles that illuminate the past, present, and future of a range of marine technology trends. The volume looks back at the first issue of the MTSJ and a 25th anniversary retrospective ... and then moves forward with commentaries and articles covering a variety of topics, including the contribution of SEALAB, the history of manned submersibles and the ROV industry, and the evolution of underwater cable systems, sensor arrays, acoustic communications, and electronic charting. Members, read it online here or order your hardcopy here.

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Upcoming Conferences

Underwater Intervention Conference
February 23-25, 2016
New Orleans, LA

OTC Asia
March 22-25, 2016
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

April 10-13, 2016
Shanghai, China

11th ONR/MTS Buoy Workshop 2016
April 18-21, 2016
Woods Hole, MA

OTC Houston
May 2-5, 2016
Houston, TX

September 19-22, 2016
Monterey, CA

Techno Ocean 2016
October 6-8, 2016
Kobe, Japn

OTC Arctic Technology Conference
October 24-26, 2016
St. Johns, Newfoundland and Labrador

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