Archive for the ‘Oceanology’ Category

Damage to world’s oceans could hit US$2 trillion a year, experts say

A diver notes marine species in the Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida. A new study recommends that the United Nations appoints a High Commissioner for Oceans to coordinate research and action and that there should be more preparation for a 1-2 meter (up to 6.5 feet) sea level rise by the end of the...
March 23rd, 2012 | Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

World First for Planet Ocean

l to r: Michael Wood, Merin Broudic and Terry Sloane Planet Ocean ltd and its Canadian principal, the newly launched Ocean Sonics Ltd are proud to make delivery of the very first ic-Listen-HF, High Frequency Smart Hydrophone to Dr Merin Broudic of Swansea University at a small ceremony on their stand...
March 23rd, 2012 | Oceanology | Read More

Deepwater and Arctic in the spotlight at Oceanology International

The highly topical oil and gas areas of deepwater and Arctic exploitation will be firmly in the spotlight at Oceanology International 2012 (Tuesday 13 – Thursday 15 March 2012, London, ExCeL, UK) the global forum where industry, academia and government share knowledge and connect with the marine technology...
March 5th, 2012 | Oceanology | Read More

SKANReg quality drive boosts PSC performance

Nigel Smith Quality initiatives launched last year by the London-based St Kitts & Nevis International Ship Registry (SKANReg) have prompted a major improvement in results from Port State Control inspections, with detentions reduced by up to 62% and deficiencies down by as much as 49%.      Now...
March 1st, 2012 | Flags, Health and Safety, Oceanology, Regulatory | Read More

Ban Ki-moon at sea on Tara to highlight the impact of climate change in oceans

Secretary General Ban Ki-moon was a welcome guest aboard the ship “Tara” last Saturday. The UN backed scientific expedition, known as Tara Oceans, has travelled 70, 000 miles across the Atlantic, Pacific, Antarctic and Indian oceans investigating the effects of global warming on biodiversity...
February 17th, 2012 | Environment, Oceanology | Read More

Deepwater and Arctic in the spotlight at Oceanology International

Deepwater and Arctic in the spotlight at Oceanology International
The highly topical oil and gas areas of deepwater and Arctic exploitation will be firmly in the spotlight at Oceanology International 2012 (Tuesday 13 – Thursday 15 March 2012, London, ExCeL, UK) the global forum where industry, academia and government share knowledge and connect with the marine technology...
February 4th, 2012 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Oceanology, Oil Industry | Read More

Act now to save life in and above our seas –

Act now to save life in and above our seas –
Act now to save life in and above our seas* by Kate Sugar Despite having signed up to designate a network of Marine Protected Areas around the British Isles by 2012, to save its marine wildlife, the UK government recently confirmed that the UK will not have a completed network of MPAs until at least...
January 6th, 2012 | Comment, Oceanology | Read More

Catch the next wave: Tomorrow’s solutions to today’s ocean challenges

Disruptive technologies are driving rapid changes in many areas. Their impact on the marine engineering, science and technology sector will be highlighted by a series of inspirational presentations at a one-day conference, ‘Catch the Next Wave’, at The Royal Institution of Great Britain (Albemarle...
December 10th, 2011 | Oceanology | Read More

Brazil’s Belov switches to SAAB Seaeye

Brazil’s  Belov switches to SAAB Seaeye
For working Brazil’s vast oil fields – bigger in size than the State of Florida – Brazilian-based underwater operator, Belov Engenharia, has switched to Saab Seaeye ROVs. It is the first purchase of Saab Seaeye vehicles by Belov, founded in 1981 and a key provider of services across...
December 6th, 2011 | Marine Equipment, Oceanology, Oil Industry, Underwater Shipping | Read More

New Evidence That Climate Change Threatens Marine Biodiversity

 A new study uses unconventional but more accurate measures of the effect of climate change on the health of marine ecosystems and uncovers more reasons to be concerned Even though the world’s oceans and seas aren’t warming up as fast as landmass, there is still cause for concern for marine...
November 12th, 2011 | Environment, Oceanology | Read More