Marine Technology Society News

Compass Publication Awards

10/1/2013 12:00:00 AM

 The Compass (Publications) Distinguished Achievement Award was presented to Captain Dennis (Mike) Egan (ret), honoring his over four-decade service to both the public and private sectors. In addition to his award, Rolex Watch, who has been a part of this award with Compass Publications for 39 years, presented Egan with a watch. The Compass (Publications) International Award honored the Ocean Technology Branch—Innovation, Business & Rural Development (IBRD), Province of Newfoundland and Labrador. IBRD developed and launched a strategic plan to accelerate activity among the business and educational communities to further develop applied research and commercialization activities enabling improved offshore safety, advanced simulation and modeling, smarter fishing, and enhanced aquaculture practices. The Compass (Publications) Industrial Award recognized Shell Oil Company for their advance research and work on developing a unique application of subsea fiber optic lines for acoustic and temperature sensing.

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