Sanmar Shipyards has delivered a second revolutionary electric-powered Tug of the Future to HaiSea Marine in Canada to work alongside its sister as a key member of the most environmentally friendly tugboat operation in the world.
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Underwater Contracting (UCO), a leading provider of underwater services to the offshore energy, inspection, construction, and aquaculture markets has developed a unique ROV-deployed system to repair small holes in fish farm nets.
The 2nd Gulf of Mexico Coral Reef Symposium takes place on November 2-3, 2023 to discuss the current state of Gulf of Mexico reefs and identify research needs for Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary (FGBNMS). Experts in coral reef science and management will gather information on current and past research on the northern Gulf of Mexico reefs, establish region-wide research goals (especially at FGBNMS), and facilitate interdisciplinary research collaborations.
The US Gulf of Mexico (GOM) is crucial to domestic offshore energy production, protecting people and the environment is of principal importance to the oil and gas industry. In an effort to enhance monitoring capabilities and comply with new regulations, HWCG LLC (HWCG), a consortium of deepwater operators in the GOM, is leading the development of a Surface Dispersant Monitoring (SDM) Program.
The BOEM ESP Hub is the ESP's latest outreach tool for Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Social Sciences research on over 50 topical and timely research themes addressing BOEM's most pressing offshore energy and minerals information needs.
Ocean Scientific International Ltd (OSIL) have reported that their Multiple Corer has recently been employed on the Antarctic Expedition NBP 23-03 which, unusually, had been focused on biodiversity studies in the East Antarctic.
Available to download free of charge, Opportunities and Challenges: Introducing New LEO Networks to the Maritime Industry, offers an insightful overview of commercial shipping’s first movers in LEO network service use. It outlines the potential for positive impact of LEO network bandwidth on vessel operations and describes a “quantum leap for crew connectivity possibilities”.
On August 1, 2023, 18 ocean experts began their appointment as members of the Ocean Research Advisory Panel (ORAP). The 18 ORAP members include representatives from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, ocean industries, state, tribal, territorial or local governments, and academia.