ASA, NAMEPA to Sponsor Marine Science Education Competition

press release
Wednesday, August 08, 2012

ASA and NAMEPA announce marine sciences project awards competition for high schools, colleges, and academies.

 

The Education Committees of the American Salvage Association (ASA) together with the North American Marine Environmental Protection Association (NAMEPA) announce a special awards competition for marine science projects conducted at the high school and undergraduate college levels.  This initiative is intended to highlight the importance of preserving the marine environment through the use of sound environmental practices, to raise awareness of the art and science of marine salvage, and to promote careers in the salvage and maritime industries.

 

Experimental science or engineering projects involving marine sciences that were conducted in 2012 at the high school or undergraduate college level are eligible.  Projects should focus on one of the following broad marine science areas:  Marine environmental care, marine engineering, ocean engineering, meteorology, underwater robotics, air emissions from ships, alternative fuel supplies for ships, oil and chemical spill remediation, offshore well control, diving systems, marine biology, marine ecosystems, marine microorganisms, ship design, ship breaking, recovery of sunken ships, cargo, fuel or pollutants, other marine salvage related or marine environmental projects.
 
Project abstracts of 300 words or less and a technical paper describing the project will be accepted until September 15, 2012.  Winners will be notified on or before October 15, 2012.
1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners will be recognized.  Additional “special recognition” awards may be presented dependent upon submissions.  First prize winners will be invited to receive their awards at an industry event of the ASA and NAMEPA in the fall of 2012.  For additional information on the competition and to submit an entry, please go to:  http://www.americansalvage.org/science-fair/
 


People & Company News

STX to Slash Jobs, Sell Yard

To stat above water by restructuring, South Korean Shipbuilder STX Offshore & Shipbuilding Co. plans to lay off about a third of its workforce and sell a yard in France, says a report in WSJ.

Kongsberg Performs Well in Q2

Norwegian defence and marine technology company Kongsberg Gruppen's second quarter 2016 (Q2) financial results shows sales performance broadly in line with recent trends,

Rickmers Holding, E.R. Capital Drop Merger Plan

Rickmers Holding AG and E.R. Capital Holding have jointly decided not to pursue the merger of their ship management activities.   For many years the companies

Environmental

NParks, Keppel in S$2.08 mln Partnership for Restoring Singapore Forest Wetlands

The National Parks Board (NParks) and Keppel Corporation today unveiled plans for a partnership to restore the freshwater forest wetland ecosystem historically

C-Job Designs Flettner Freighter for Switijnk

The Dutch shipping company family Switijnk has contracted C-Job Naval Architects to develop a Rotor Sail-equipped design to meet their specific loading and sailing profile.

Vitol's Malaysia Terminal Suspends Ops after Spill

VTTI, the storage unit of world's largest oil trader Vitol, has suspended operations at its terminal in southern Malaysia following an oil spill, two industry sources said on Friday.

Education/Training

Coast Guard Foundation Awarded 128 Scholarships

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced today that

Danish Maritime Authority Supports Maritime Cultural Days

The Danish Maritime Authority's buoy tender ’POUL LØWENØRN’ will be alongside in Korsør in connection with the Maritime Cultural Days. The vessel will be open to visitors throughout Saturday,

South Africa Workshop Promotes Ship Energy Efficiency

An International Maritime Organization (IMO) workshop is raising awareness of the Organization’s regulatory regime dealing with improving energy efficiency and

 
 
Maritime Security Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Ship Electronics Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.0995 sec (10 req/sec)