General Oceans has appointed Omer Poroy as Chief Executive Officer of Strategic Robotic Systems, Inc.; one of its four operating companies. Mr. Poroy brings with him over 25 years of experience in the ocean technology space with expertise in sensors, robotics, autonomy, and the interplay of multi-domain maritime systems.
Nauticus Robotics, Inc., a developer of ocean robots, autonomy software, and services to the marine industries, announces the initiation of its operations in Norway and the United Kingdom, beginning the Company’s international expansion strategy for 2023 and beyond.
In a first-of-its-kind deployment under Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funds, NOAA has awarded approximately $20.5 million for the coordinated management of ocean and coastal resources around the country. The recommended federal funds will significantly enhance existing collaboration between states, tribal governments and the federal government, and provide needed capacity to advance their work.
Marine robotics technology specialist, Greensea Systems, Inc. (Greensea), shares its latest additions to the team, and its implementation of a more agile delivery methodology for its Program Management (PM) team, led by Laura Krahn. Krahn joined Greensea in 2022 with her experience of building an agile team to lead the software development life cycle and advance technology development.
Kraken Robotics Inc. announces a financial update for the year ended December 31, 2022. While audited results will not be released until April, non-audited preliminary results show that company has met the mid-point of the $38 million to $42 million revenue guidance for 2022. This represents more than 50% top line growth year over year. Kraken also expect to be within the range of EBITDA guidance, previously announced at $5 to $7 million.
DaNa L. Carlis, Ph.D., a research meteorologist and experienced scientific leader, has been named the director of NOAA’s National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL) in Norman, Oklahoma. He will join the world’s preeminent research institution for observing and understanding severe thunderstorms and extreme weather on January 29. He is the first African American to be named a lab director in NOAA’s Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research.
Kraken Robotics Inc. announces that David Shea, Executive Vice President (EVP) of Products, will take on the additional role of Kraken’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO).