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Thursday, November 26, 2020

Seafarers and Shore Leave:

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe (by Joseph Keefe) on November 16, 2011

The romance is gone. By 1986, it was all but missing from (my) equation of going to sea for a living. That said, and when I joined my first seagoing assignment in the steamy summer of 1980 at the tender age of 21, equipped only with an untested…

Subsea Technology Development in Brazil - The Birth of a New Local Industry

Posted to Brazilian Subsea and Maritime News (by Claudio Paschoa) on December 31, 2010

Subsea technology companies have been operating in Brazil for many years. FMC Technologies for example has been in Brazil since 1956 and currently has two manufacturing facilities in Rio de Janeiro and one service base in Macaé (Northeast of the city of Rio).

Shipbuilding & Repair: Fragmented?

Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe (by Joseph Keefe) on September 8, 2010

Rocketing quickly towards the end of the third quarter – and where did the time go, I ask you? – much is happening in the domestic shipbuilding arena. More correctly, there is plenty of news for American shipbuilders. That’s not to say that the industry resembles a beehive of activity. Far from it.

Hydrovolts Creating Buzz in the Pacific Northwest

Posted to Subsea (by Chuck Bunton) on December 3, 2009

Hydrovolts has invented revolutionary in-stream hydrokinetic turbines that generate renewable energy from water currents. The turbines are dropped into and secured in the open channel - it is not necessary to divert the flow or construct new channels or dams.

ISE Explorer AUVs to Map Arctic Seabed

Posted to Subsea (by Chuck Bunton) on October 21, 2009

International Submarine Engineering (ISE) handed over two Explorer Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) to Natural Resources Canada (NRCan). The vehicles will be deployed to the high Arctic next year to map the seabed in support of Canada’s…