Alaska, Washington to build Arctic Icebreakers
Senator Lisa Murkowski, Alaska, and Senator Maria Cantwell, Washington, have introduced a bill that would authorize the Navy to build up six icebreakers for use by the U.S. Coast Guard. The senators believe that the Coast Guard and the Navy…
Director of the New York State Canal Corporation
Brian U. Stratton, Director of the New York State Canal Corporation since April 2011, oversee the operation and development of New York’s 524-mile Canal System, including the Erie Canal.
Oil Leak Contained at MV Miner Site
On-site workers acted quickly to contain an oil leak during the final stages of removing the wreck of the MV Miner off Scaterie Island…
Yemen-bound Aid Ship Docks in Djibouti
An Iranian ship carrying humanitarian aid for war-ravaged Yemenis has arrived in Djibouti. It will be inspected by the United…
Russian, Azerbaijani Navy to Hold First Ever Joint Drills in Caspian Sea
About 10 Russian and Azerbaijani ships will take part in a joint naval exercise in the Caspian Sea for the first time; RIA…
Mobil Says Oil Discovery off Guyana is 'Significant'
Unlike almost all its neighbors, Guyana isn’t an oil producer yet. But the energy giant Exxon Mobil recently announced it…
India-ASEAN Naval Cooperation On
The Indian Navy's indigenous offshore patrol vessel, INS Saryu, will participate in a week-long ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF)…
Tsakos Energy Navigation Reports 156% Increase in Q1 Profits
Greece-based Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd (TEN) has reported first-quarter profit of $37.3 million from $14.6 million in Q1 2014 - a 156% Increase.
Divide Between Marad and USMMA Alumni Widens
On May 11, USMMA Superintendent RADM James Helis and Deputy Maritime Administrator Mike Rodriguez (KP 79) hosted the first of what is intended to be regular call-in Town Hall meetings for KP alumni, parents, and the KP community. According to a Marad note sent to alumni…
(below 9,000 feet). umbrella shape, with protrusions at each ‘rib’. The arms of some species have spines in addition to suckers. blue, to purple. feet. Grimpoteuthis, almost everyone refers to it as the Dumbo octopus. mantle, just above the lateral eyes. fins are used for propulsion. Disney movie.
The Whole Picture: OMG! What Do We Do With All This Data?
The industry-wide trend of digitalisation means many companies now find themselves overwhelmed with large amounts of data. When the data begins streaming in, there naturally arises the question as to what is to be done with all this data.Data naturally brings with it new set of issues to tackle…
Chemosymbiotic marine animals
discovery of geothermal vents in deep ocean waters in 1977. nutrients. the deep ocean, so photosynthesis is off the table. sulfur compounds, and methane compounds. vents. and methane compounds. provide at least a part of their energy needs. Mollusks are the most common of these hybrids. in the gut.