Marine Science

Emission Changing the Smell of the Sea

 Chemistry and biological science experts at the University of Hull, say increasing acidification of the world’s oceans has the potential to significantly disrupt the way marine life communicates,

Researches to Test New Tech for Deepsea Deposit Exploration

A research expedition leaving Southampton today, led by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), will address the massive technical challenges in exploring for seafloor mineral deposits.

Offshore Sensing delivers Sailbuoy to PLOCAN

Offshore Sensing has delivered a Sailbuoy autonomous surface vehicle (USV), SB Plocan, to The Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN).    The USV capability

Advanced MacGregor Technology for Polar Research Ship

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has won an order to supply MacGregor offshore cranes and a Triplex handling system for a 14,300gt polar research vessel being built

Charting the Shift of Oceanic Boundary Currents

Global warming results in fundamental changes to important ocean currents. As scientists from the Alfred-Wegener-Institute show in a new study, wind-driven subtropical

UK First to Accept Marine Geoengineering Amendments

 The United Kingdom has become the first State to formally accept the 2013 marine geoengineering amendments to the 1996 “London Protocol”, the treaty covering dumping of wastes at sea.

IOOS Awards $31 Mln for Ocean Observation

More than $31 million has been awarded in grants from the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) to support ocean, coastal and Great Lakes observing efforts throughout the United States,

Seven Indonesian Sailors Kidnapped in Philippines

Seven Indonesian sailors have been taken hostage in the Sulu Sea in the southern Philippines, Indonesia's foreign minister said on Friday, the latest in a string

Admiral of the Ocean Sea Award Recipients Named

The United Seamen's Service (USS) 2016 Admiral of the Ocean Sea Awards (AOTOS) will be presented to Arthur E. Imperatore, Founder and President of New York Waterways; Donald Marcus,

IMCA Announces Two Senior Appointments

Two new representatives from the International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) global contractors have been appointed to IMCA’s Council.   Harke Jan Meek

Ocean Cleanup Prototype Set for a Test Run

The first ocean cleanup system ever tested at sea will soon be deployed for trials 23 kilometers (12 NM) off the Dutch coast. The goal of the test is to see how

Evinrude Fellowship Supports Environmental Research

BRP announced that its Evinrude brand, in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s School of Freshwater Sciences, has launched the BRP/Evinrude Water Research Excellence Fellowships.

WHOI Launched Online Marine Mammal Sound Archive

Website provides free, worldwide access to recordings of more than 60 species   Over his more than 40 years as a scientist at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI),

Research Vessel Runs on Renewable Biofuel for One Year

Harnessing the University of California’s leadership in sustainability and pledge to become carbon neutral by 2025, Scripps Institution of Oceanography Associate

IAMPE Certifies Port Professionals

The International Association of Maritime and Port Professionals (IAMPE) has informed about the Accredited Marine Port Executive Professional Certification. This

Defining Optimum Operational Speeds for Tidal Turbines

It is crucial for OpenHydro to obtain precise current, wave and turbulence information as they are delivering two of the world’s first grid connected tidal arrays.

U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Graduates 229

The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) at Kings Point graduated 229 new Merchant Marine and Military Officers as part of its Class of 2016 commencement ceremony today.

Researchers Study Risk of Sub-seafloor CO2 Stores

Southampton researchers are playing a key role investigating the risks of leaks from carbon dioxide (CO2) storage reservoirs situated under the seabed.   Academics

MacArtney Eyes Growth via Chinese Partnership

In continuation of the strategic objective to upgrade MacArtney’s Chinese business plans, MacArtney Singapore has entered into a distributorship agreement with Jessn Marine Equipment Company Ltd.

Coral 'Bright Spots' Offer Clues to Protecting Threatened Reefs

Some coral reefs are thriving and scientists say they may guide efforts to curb threats such as over-fishing and climate change which are blamed for widespread global declines.

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