Ocean Observation

Oceans Can’t Take Any more: Researchers Fear Fundamental Change

  Our oceans need an immediate and substantial reduction of anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions. If that doesn’t happen, we could see far-reaching and largely

HK:Prevention of Ship Garbage Pollution

  The Hong Kong SAR Marine Department has advised that on 1 July the existing Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Pollution by Garbage) Regulation (Cap 413J) was replaced by a new Regulation,

Passenger Ferry Capsizes in the Philippines, Nearly 40 Dead

 MBCA Kim Nirvana, a passenger boat carrying 189 people has capsized in the central Philippines, minutes after leaving port, the Philippine Red Cross and coast guard spokesman Cmdr.

New Monitoring Network for Scottish Ports

Historically, ferry masters operating off the west coast of Scotland would have to sail to a port and on arrival visually assess the weather and tide conditions

BMT Awarded Port Geographe Coastal Engineering Contract

BMT JFA Consultants (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group,  has been awarded a contract by the Western Australian Department of Transport (DoT) to provide services as

NOAA Seeks Applicants for Hydrographic Panel

NOAA is soliciting applications for membership on the Hydrographic Services Review Panel, a federal advisory committee that advises the NOAA administrator on the agency’s hydrographic programs,

Confidence Low in Shipping Idustry

 Confidence levels in the global shipping market have fallen to a seven-year low as a glut of cargo ships, weak freight rates and excess liquidity continue to batter the industry,

China Says Indian Ocean Not Backyard of India

 The perception that Indian Ocean is India's "backyard" may result in clashes, Chinese military officials and experts have cautioned.    The Indian Ocean cannot

WHOI Names Abbott President, Director

Mark Abbott selected to become the next president and director of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution   The board of trustees of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) announced that Dr.

WOC Provides Industry Comments on U.S. NOP

  The World Ocean Council (WOC) has submitted a paper synthesizing the common themes from industry comments on the U.S. National Ocean Policy (NOP). Initiated in 2010,

China Oil Rig Returns Off Vietnamese Coast

 China has again deployed the Haiyang Shiyou 981, a semi-submersible oil platform which caused a standoff between Chinese and Vietnamese vessels last year, to the disputed South China Sea region,

Baker Hughes helping IOG develop North Sea resource base

  Independent Oil and Gas PLC (IOG) is extending its seismic remapping agreement with Baker Hughes’ Reservoir Development Services (RDS) group to better understand

'Corporate Ocean Responsibility'

Recently in its New York City office Maritime Reporter sat with Paul Holthus, CEO of the World Ocean Council, for a discussion of the trend toward corporate ocean

Australian Bio-Robots to Explore in the Indian Ocean

 CSIRO will be releasing a fleet of floating bio-robots between Christmas Island and Madagascar next week to measure biological indicators in the Indian Ocean including dissolved oxygen,

Coral Breeding May Help Cooler Reefs Survive Warming

Corals that naturally thrive in the hottest tropical waters can be bred with cousins in cooler seas to help them survive mounting threats from global warming, scientists reported on Thursday.

Supporting the Protection of Southeast Asian Seas

A project aiming to identify sea areas in Southeast Asia to be designated as Particularly Sensitive Sea Areas (PSSAs) is gaining ground with the holding of a second regional meeting in Hanoi,

Apply Now for the MTR 100

Marine Technology Reporter's MTR 100 awards edition is a comprehensive annual ranking of the 100 leading companies serving the global subsea industry.   Now in its 10th running,

Obama Raises Maritime Concerns with China

 US President Barack Obama urged Beijing to take "concrete steps" to ease tensions over maritime claims, as America and China wrapped up three days of candid talks, reports AP.

FUGRO Supports AlVheim Improved Oil Recovery Project

Fugro is providing wave measurements to support construction operations at an improved oil recovery (IOR) project on the Norwegian continental shelf, around 225 kilometres west of Stavanger.

Environmentalists: Walrus Population at Risk in Arctic

Green groups urged the U.S. Department of Interior on Tuesday to revoke the agency's conditional approval of Royal Dutch Shell's 2015 Arctic oil exploration plan,

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