Ocean Observation

Fugro Enables Safer Drilling for BP in Strong Currents

Fugro has provided a spectrum of services to BP Trinidad and Tobago LLC (bpTT) to allow safe drilling and completion of five subsea wells in an area of strong currents.

Kongsberg Tech for Peruvian Arctic Research Vessel

Kongsberg Maritime has been chosen to deliver an integrated subsea technology systems package including two HUGIN Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV) for a new

G7 Meeting to Tackle Sea Row in Asia Pacific

 Group of Seven (G7) leaders will call for respect for the rule of law and peaceful resolution to conflicts in a joint statement to be issued Friday at the end of their two-day summit,

Subsea Forestry: Separating The Wood From The Trees…

 Over the course of the last 20 years, oil and gas companies have cultivated a vast metallic forest beneath the world’s oceans, consisting now of some 5,800 installed subsea trees,

FIO’s New Research Vessel Enters Build Phase

 The 78’ research vessel designed and engineered by Boksa Marine Design (BMD) in 2015 is headed to the building phase beginning in June.   BMD contracted with

Atlantic Hurricane Season Could be More Active

The Atlantic Ocean could be gearing up for an active hurricane season, meaning North American residents may want to pay attention. In recent years, single hurricanes

Drones Detect Sharks in Intercoastal Waters

Researchers from Duke University and UNC-Chapel Hill are testing the ability of drones to detect sharks in coastal waterways.   In a collaborative study funded by North Carolina Aquariums,

Japan Weather Association to Provide ShipDC with Marine Weather Info

The database service operated by ClassNK’s wholly owned subsidiary Ship Data Center (ShipDC) has been set to receive marine weather information from Japan Weather Association.

A Tool for Advancing Environmental Academic Research

Researchers at the Institute of Oceanology in Qingdao, China, are using the Signature55 current profiler to improve the understanding of El Niño and advance their environmental academic research.

CMA CGM Shuffles Container Services

CMA CGM announced changes to come on its shipping services connecting North Europe with Asia.   New rotation on FAL 1: Starting in Hamburg on May 26, 2016 with m/v CMA CGM VASCO DE GAMA voy.

Report on Health of Seagrass in Cleveland Bay

Port of Townsville Limited (POTL) has released the 2015 Annual Seagrass Health Survey carried out in Cleveland Bay during 2015. The survey, commissioned annually since 2007 at a cost of around $70,

Japan's Big Three Shipping Lines Form 3rd Largest Alliance

 Japan’s three largest shipping companies - Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK), Mitsui O.S.K Lines (MOL), and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (“K” Line) - and three other

Research Vessel Polarstern Returns to Bremerhaven

Antarctic season ends in the homeport after half a year Bremerhaven / Germany, 11 May 2016. on Wednesday, 11 May 2016, the research vessel Polarstern is expected

Brexit: The Implications for Shipping

 “Brexit” is the notion that the United Kingdom would leave the European Union. What would be the impact of Brexit on the shipping sector? Dr Vincent Power, EU & Competition Partner,

Red Tide Outbreak Widens in Threat to Fishing Industry

A "red tide" outbreak is widening in southern Chile's fishing-rich waters, the government said on Wednesday, deepening what is already believed to be one of the

CMA CGM’s Benjamin Franklin Ends US-Asia Route

French shipping line CMA CGM SA will no longer run the mega containership Benjamin Franklin between Asia and the U.S. West Coast, on account of weak market conditions, reports FT.

Acoustic Devices Aid Researchers and Marine Scientists

Attempting to relocate underwater objects in open ocean or a low visibility environment can be a difficult and time-consuming task. Acoustic pingers and transponders help to solve this problem.

US Aims to Recover El Faro VDR in Next Few Months

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board hopes to recover the voyage data recorder from the cargo ship El Faro, which sank during a hurricane killing all 33 crew on board,

UK Ship Named for BBC Naturalist, but Boaty McBoatface Lives On

A new 200 million pound ($290 million) polar research ship is to be named after veteran BBC naturalist David Attenborough but the government promised on Friday that "Boaty McBoatface",

Dryad Maritime Unveil WxConnect

Today, 5th May 2016, Dryad Maritime release WxConnect, a new scalable, managed weather forecasting service for ships and fleets. The launch of the service comes

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