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NOAA Discovers Two WWII Era Wrecks

A team of researchers led by NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries have discovered two significant vessels from World War II’s Battle of the Atlantic. Read more.

SBIR and STTR Opportunities

The National Science Foundation is seeking proposals for their SBIR and STTR programs. Full details and links for registration are available online. First awards are $150,000 for 6-month development/feasibility projects. 200 estimated to be awarded. (Learn more)

ADCP Data Validity

Teledyne RDI is shipping their innovative QA/QC software that operates with their inland ADCPs. Q-View delivers real-time feedback during data collection – before you leave the site. (Learn 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.

CodaOctupus Launches V2 of 3D Sonar Visualisation Software for ROVs

The UK-based specialist in the underwater technologies, CodaOctupus, has released version 2 of the Vantage software, a visualization software suite for the Dimension 3D sonar specifically targeted at ROV centric applications. Read more.

MacArtney connectivity helps land UFO in the North Sea

Spearheaded by oceanographic experts from German Group Operations MBT GmbH, MacArtney has delivered the full connectivity package for the innovative UFO (Underwater Fish Observatory) which was recently deployed in the North Sea. 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.

Society News

MTS community remembers Dr. John P. Craven

MTS Past President John Craven passed away on February 12th in Hawaii. He served the Society as president from 1971 to 1972. His guidance and thoughtful vision will be missed. Read more

The 2015 MTS Scholarship Program Is Now Open!

Each year MTS offers significant scholarships to college graduate, undergraduate and senior high school students accepted into a full-time marine-related program. Read more

25th Anniversary Book - MTS Japan Section

NOW AVAILABLE FOR FREE!  Captures the history, developments and achievements of the MTS Japan Section.  Read more

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 Journal: Progress in Polar Research Instrumentation and Methods - OUT NOW!

MTS Members access your on-line version of the newly published edition of the MTS Journal!  Download Now

OCEANS 14 St. John's - ACCESS Technical Papers for FREE!

If you missed OCEANS '14 MTS/IEEE St. John's, get caught up now with this year's technical papers by clicking HERE!

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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Upcoming Conferences

US Hydro Conference
March 16-19, 2015
National Harbor, MD, USA

Arctic Technology Conference
March 23-25, 2015 
Copenhagen, DENMARK

Ocean Business
April 14-16, 2015

Offshore Technology Conference (OTC)
May 4-7    
Houston, TX, USA

OCEANS Genova MTS/IEEE Conference
May 18-21
Genova, ITALY

Oceans In Action
Biloxi, MS, USA

Dynamic Positioning Conference
Houston, TX, USA

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

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

Subsea Leak Detection Symposium
November 2015
Houston, TX, USA

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