US Merchant Marine Honored by New Flag Program
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced the launch of the United States Merchant Marine Flag Program, which will provide U.S. Merchant Marine Flags for display nationwide, honoring the historic and continuing contributions of U.S.
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.
Engineering Apprenticeship Pathways at RGU
Advanced apprenticeships for engineers will soon be available through Robert Gordon University (RGU), Aberdeen thanks to…
WAGO Appoints Regional Sales Manager
WAGO has announced the appointment of Jim Ratcliffe to the position of Regional Sales Manager for Colorado, Wyoming and Montana.
KPI Bridge Oil Appoints Seattle Trader
KPI Bridge Oil, a global broker and trader in marine bunkers, marine lubricants and risk management products, has appointed…
Dynamic Positioning Training Center Launched in Shanghai
C-MAR, an international marine and offshore services provider, and the Shanghai Maritime University (SMU) has officially…
SSI to Showcase New Software at Nor-Shipping
SSI informs it will showcase the latest versions of its CAD/CAM software, ShipConstructor and EnterprisePlatform, at Nor-Shipping 2015, June 2-5.
LR Establishes Applied Technology Group
The Applied Technology Group (ATG) describes is a team established with the goal of providing expanding technology leadership capabilities…
NMRA Offers Maritime Student Scholarships
The National Marine Representatives Association (NMRA) is again offering its annual scholarships to students pursuing education…
Resolve Marine Purchases Harbor Place Building
Regional commercial real estate firm Berger Commercial Realty announced the $8.9 million purchase of Harbor Place, a 36,000…
North Sea Workers to Vote on Strike Action
Oil and gas workers in Britain's North Sea are to vote on strike action after unions and the Offshore Contractors' Association…
(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.
RV Marion Dufresne II
and supply vessel in the Southern Ocean. there. work has also taken it to the Pacific and the Atlantic Oceans. on behalf of the French Polar Institute Paul-Emile Victor. vessels. a helicopter deck. paleoclimatic data from throughout the world’s oceans. six officers and 22 sailors. laboratories.