Archive for the ‘Oceanology’ Category

Ocean Scientists and Subsea engineers gather in Aberdeen for milestone conference

Prof. John Watson Hundreds of delegates are expected to turn out for the 60th 2017 Oceans conference at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre which opens on Tuesday (June 19). Organised jointly by the IEEE Ocean Engineering Society (OES) and the Marine Technology Society (MTS), this will be the...
June 16th, 2017 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Construction, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology | Read More

“Fugro Venture” to commence offshore survey campain

“Fugro Venture” to commence offshore survey campain
Fugro Venturer – copyright Fassmer With a maiden voyage that takes her to the deep waters of Ireland’s Atlantic margin and the far North of the Barents Sea, Fugro Venturer is the newest of Fugro’s successful purpose-designed, standardised survey vessels, originally formulated in 2013. The...
June 6th, 2017 | Energy, Markets, Oceanology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

“Shipping committed to Green Growth” ICS to tell UN Ocean Conference

“Shipping committed to Green Growth” ICS to tell UN Ocean Conference
Simon Bennett The high level United Nations Ocean Conference (5-9 June), organised by the UN General Assembly, opens today in New York. On Tuesday 6 June, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) will explain that the global shipping industry is fully committed to the UN Sustainable Development Goal...
June 5th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Events, International Chamber of Shipping, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Platform supports banks’ introduction of responsible ship recycling standards

Platform supports banks’ introduction of responsible ship recycling standards
Ingvild Jenssen Oslo, 30 May 2017 – Today, during the first day of NOR-Shipping in Oslo, Dutch banks ABN AMRO, ING Bank and NIBC, together with the Scandinavian SEB and DNB, announced that they are all introducing Responsible Ship Recycling Standards (RSRS) for their ship financing. The banks took...
May 30th, 2017 | Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Contained losses with the BDI@912; be alerted on Geopolitics and Terrorism…

Contained losses with the BDI@912; be alerted on Geopolitics and Terrorism…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry index) lost six points given that there was a contained loss for both the Capers and Panamaxes; geopolitics are worsening and Terrorism of ANY kind must be curbed. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly report: The BDI was also down  44 points since last week’s closing...
May 26th, 2017 | Bribery and Corruption, Chartering, Climate, Container shipping, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, European Union, Events, Health and Safety, Liner Shipping and Trade, Marine Insurance, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Oceanology, Oil Industry, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

Survey results: Oceanographic Survey Vessels / Security Impact Report

Survey results: Oceanographic Survey Vessels / Security Impact Report
The Newsletter of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects May 2017 In the run up to the largest International Oceanographic Survey Vessels Summit (OSV) taking place inLondon, United Kingdom between 20-22 June 2017, we commissioned a report exploring some...
May 25th, 2017 | Associations, Oceanology, Reports, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects | Read More

MacGregor participates in developing unmanned/autonomous traffic in the Baltic Sea

MacGregor participates in developing unmanned/autonomous traffic in the Baltic Sea
Alliance OneSea MacGregor, part of Cargotec, is one of several leading global companies that have teamed up for the advanced co-creation ecosystem, One Sea. Founded in 2016, the goal for the ecosystem’s partners is to jointly-develop the world’s first system of autonomous ships. The partner’s...
May 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology | Read More

Fugro commences Mareano for Norwegian Hydrographic Service

Fugro commences Mareano for Norwegian Hydrographic Service
Survey vessel Fugro Helmert Fugro has commenced a hydrographic survey encompassing an area of Norwegian waters of approximately 15,000 square kilometres. Awarded by the Norwegian Hydrographic Service, the contract value is 34.5 million NOK (approximately €3.8 million). The survey is part of the MAREANO...
May 9th, 2017 | Environment, Oceanology | Read More

FUGRO’S Hydrographic surveys to improve maritime safety in Papua New Guinea

FUGRO’S Hydrographic surveys to improve maritime safety in Papua New  Guinea
Fugro has been awarded a total of six contracts by the National Maritime Safety Authority (NMSA) of Papua New Guinea. The hydrographic survey packages are expected to contribute to capacity development in the country, which has over 5,000 kilometres of coastline. The surveys will be conducted utilising...
May 4th, 2017 | Energy, Oceanology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Switch to cleaner fuels could lower risk for Arctic Shipping: Report

Switch to cleaner fuels could lower risk for Arctic Shipping: Report
Washington D.C., April 18th, 2017:- A report published today by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT),  Alternatives to heavy fuel oil use in the Arctic: Economic and environmental tradeoffs finds that using heavy fuel oil in Arctic shipping creates such great risks compared to...
April 18th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology | Read More

MEDASSET launches new online game “TEAM TURTLE”

MEDASSET launches new online game “TEAM TURTLE”
Anna Stamatiou The international environmental NGO MEDASSET (Mediterranean Association to Save the Sea Turtles), working to protect sea turtles and their marine and coastal habitats in the Mediterranean, launches its new online game “TEAM TURTLE” at the 37th International Sea Turtle Symposium (15...
April 12th, 2017 | Charity, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

FUGRO covers high profile projects and high tech solutions at Ocean Business 2017

FUGRO covers high profile projects and high tech solutions  at Ocean Business 2017
With a special focus on its innovations that include OARS® and SEADEVIL®, Fugro is using this year’s Ocean Business event to showcase how to increase efficiency and reduce the costs of offshore operations and exploration campaigns. A visit to the Fugro team will reveal information about its innovative...
March 31st, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology | Read More

NAMEPA, Tall Ships America Sign MOU to Advance Maritime Education

NAMEPA, Tall Ships America Sign MOU to Advance Maritime Education
Bert Rogers, Executive Director, TSA; Michael J. Rauworth, President and Board Chairman, TSA; Carleen Lyden-Kluss, Co-Founder/Executive Director, NAMPEA; Joe Hughes, Chairman of the Board, NAMEPA Organizations’ focus on nautical sciences, seafaring skills and the importance of protecting the marine...
March 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

FUGRO hunts for more hydrocarbon seeps in US Gulf of Mexico

FUGRO hunts for more hydrocarbon seeps in US Gulf of Mexico
… In collaboration with multi-client geoscience data company, TGS, Fugro continues to map the seafloor in the Gulf of Mexico to pull together a complete picture of geological features, including hydrocarbon seeps. This latest survey, “Otos”, follows the successful completion of another TGS...
March 17th, 2017 | Energy, Gas, Markets, Oceanology, Oil Industry, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Ocean Business 2017 show previews are hitting the streets…

Ocean Business 2017 show previews are hitting the streets…
Ocean Business 2017 show previews are hitting the streets – find out why it’s not to be missed! Over 10,000 copies of the Ocean Business 2017 show preview brochures are hitting the streets! Grab your copy to see the full line up of 340+ international exhibitors,...
March 15th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Oceanology, Technical, Technology | Read More

A vital link: FUGRO surveys Viking Link

A vital link: FUGRO surveys Viking Link
The “Fugro Discovery” Fugro completes a seabed survey for the Viking Link one of the longest DC electricity interconnectors that will link the UK and Danish electricity supplies. The Viking Link, a joint venture between the UK’s National Grid and Denmark’s Energinet, is a proposed 1,400-megawatt...
March 9th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology | Read More

New Subsea 7 heavy construction vessel built to LR class

New Subsea 7 heavy construction vessel built to LR class
The “Seven Arctic” 28 February 2017 – Subsea 7’s newest heavy construction flexlay vessel, Seven Arctic, has been designed and built to Lloyd’s Register (LR) class. Designed to meet the demands of deepwater and harsh environments, she can work at depths of 3,000m and features three...
February 28th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Energy, Oceanology, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Rivertrace presents new product at the OTC exhibition

Rivertrace presents new product at the OTC exhibition
Smart PFM 107 Oil-in-Water Monitor UK-based Rivertrace will be show casing its new Smart PFM 107 Oil-in-Water Monitor, at booth 501 of the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) from 1-4 May 2017 in Houston, Texas. Currently undergoing sea trials in the Norwegian North Sea Sector, the monitor measures...
February 27th, 2017 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Technical, Technology | Read More

Vestdavit mission accomplished on Ramform safety

Vestdavit mission accomplished on Ramform safety
… Seatrials are underway in Japan involving Ramform Hyperion, the last of four ships built to the seismic sector’s all-time highest specifications, completing a project that shows the way distinctive design also demands innovation from the equipment keeping ships safely in service. Reckoned to...
February 26th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Saab Seaeye investing in engineers

Saab Seaeye investing in engineers
Engineers at Saab Seaeye continue to create pioneering electric robotic systems for a widevariety of tasks across many different market sectors. Here, the company’s smallest vehicle is seen undertaking scientific research into the ocean’s ecosystems at depths of 1000m. Larger systems can operate...
February 24th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Gas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Oceanology, Oil Industry | Read More

UK subsea tech experts reach semi-finals in global XPRIZE competition…

UK subsea tech experts reach semi-finals in global XPRIZE competition…
Team Tao, the UK semi-finalists in The Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE Challenge at their team headquarters within the National Centre for Subsea and Offshore Engineering in Newcastle. From left to right: Nick Ridley, Project Manager & Technical Advisor, Jeff Neasham, Sonar Expert & Developer, Chris...
February 21st, 2017 | Environment, Oceanology, Sports, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Saab Seaeye – Falcon modern icon

Saab Seaeye – Falcon modern icon
The world’s most successful underwater electric robotic vehicle of its class now boosted withthe highly advanced iCON behaviour-based intelligent control architecture. On permanent display at the Offshore Experience Exhibition in Rotterdam is the most successful underwater robotic vehicle of its class...
February 20th, 2017 | Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology | Read More

FUGRO announces partnership with Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE

FUGRO announces partnership with Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE
Fugro will use its deepwater survey expertise to support the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE with high resolution bathymetry data of the competition area. Fugro today announced a partnership with the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE to support first round testing of the global, three-year competition, which...
February 17th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
15-Feb-2017 GROWING NUMBER OF VESSELS RECEIVE ENVIRONMENTAL DISCOUNT Gothenburg, Sweden Growing number of vessels receive environmental discount Wednesday, February 15, 2017, Gothenburg, Sweden Last year, one in three ships at the Port of Gothenburg received an environmental...
February 15th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

IMO Secretary-General visits Antarctica

IMO Secretary-General visits Antarctica
from the Secretary-General’s visit in Antarctica 14/02/2017  IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim experienced polar conditions at first hand during a recent visit to Antarctica (8-12 February). Shipping in waters surrounding the two poles has increased in recent years. IMO’s Polar Code entered...
February 14th, 2017 | Climate, EEZ, Emissions, Environment, Events, IMO, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Organisations, People and Places, Pollution | Read More