Ocean Observation

Ships Can’t Cope with Flow of Immigrants in Mediterranean

Merchant ship owners can’t cope with increasing flows of refugees trying to cross from Africa and the Middle East to countries like Greece and Italy, says a report

Arctic on Thin Ice

 Arctic sea ice - the ice that freezes and floats on Arctic waters - is thinning at a steadier and faster rate than researchers previously thought, a new study finds.

Egypt on a War Footing to Expand Suez Canal

 The Suez Canal Authority is in a race to quickly expand the vital waterway for two-way traffic by August 2015, says an Associate Press report. Workers dig round the clock on Suez Canal expansion,

develogic Exhibts Seafloor Lander

At the Ocean Business show in Southampton, U.K., develogic exhibits a 6,000m rated compact seafloor lander with acoustic communication and sensor package, acoustic / seismic recording systems,

Fiji Maritime Academy Bullish on Prospects

 The Fiji Maritime Academy (FMA) is on the right track to become one of the finest maritime training institutions in the region. It has also achieved an important

Ghana-Ivory Coast Maritime Dispute Mar Tullow

 A dispute over maritime boundaries between Ghana and Ivory Coast is damaging Tullow Oil, which risks postponement of its TEN project in the waters off Ghana's coastline.

New Micro Field Buoy from OSIL

U.K.-based oceanographic systems company Ocean Scientific International Ltd. (OSIL) has introduced a new, ultra compact buoy platform into their existing range of fully integrated systems.

UNOLS Looking to Fill Committee Vacancy

  The University-National Oceanographic Laboratory System (UNOLS) is seeking nominations to fill a vacancy on its Fleet Improvement Committee, the group announced today.

O&G JIPs Target Seismic Imaging, Cyclone Forecasting

Global oil and gas companies have funded two joint industry projects (JIP) through the Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF), the details of which will be announced

First Deep Sea Exploration of the Perth Canyon Begins Today

  The first deep-sea exploration of the Perth Canyon, Australia's largest undersea valley, will launch today, Phys.org is reporting. The 12-day expedition is backed

Northwest Passage Cruises Increasing Popularity

In response to increased demand for travelers wanting to discover the Arctic, One Ocean Expeditions has introduced an additional Northwest Passage voyage into its Canadian Arctic schedule for 2015.

Bells Toll for Europe's Largest Gas Field

  Dutch church bells that for centuries have tolled to warn of floods across the low-lying countryside are sounding the alarm for a new threat: earthquakes linked

Royal Navy Data Provide Insights for Arctic Science

 The researchers at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) have investigated the nature of turbulence in the ocean beneath the Arctic sea-ice using recently released

'Harmony of the Seas' to be World's Largest Cruise Ship

 Royal Caribbean International will outdo itself again when it launches MV Harmony of the Seas in April 2016 which shall officially become the world’s largest cruise ship.

Spanish Boat Wins Leg of Ocean Race

 Spanish boat Mapfre has claimed victory in the Auckland leg of the of the round-the-world Volvo Ocean Race from Sanya, China, to Auckland.   The Alicante-based

Ocean Cycles Pause Global Warming

 The natural oscillations in the climate, which resulted in cooler Pacific Ocean waters, were partially behind the controversial global warming "pause", say researchers.

Satellite Images Reveal Ocean Acidification

 Ocean acidification can now be seen from space, highlighting an ongoing danger of climate change and revealing the regions most at risk.   Pioneering techniques

LR Senergy Unveils IP Software Suite

LR Senergy has released a new version of its formation evaluation and well data interpretation tool IPTM. The latest version of the software features enhancements

Höegh LNG to Pay Q1 Dividend

  Pursuant to the fourth quarter 2014 financial statement approved by the Board of Höegh LNG Holdings Ltd., on February 25, 2015 and it has been decide that same

US Keen in Maritime Cooperation with India

 The US is keen in exploring great opportunities for co-operation on maritime issues with India, Admiral Jonathan Greenert, Chief of Naval Operations told members

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