Ocean News


Carbon Dioxide Removal (CDR) ... To Clear the Air, Look Beneath the Waves

Mar 10, 2022

Participants at the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (better known as COP26) late last year in Glasgow reiterated humanity needs to accelerate change in the coming decades to limit global warming to 1.5°C (or even to the 2°C as agreed up in the Paris Agreement). Meeting this goal by 2050, the formidable deadline agreed upon across environmental sectors to prevent dooming the planet, will require more than electric cars and veganism…

Maritime Risk Symposium 2024 – Great Power Competition and Gray Zone Engagement

Apr 16, 2024

For 15 years the Maritime Risk Symposium (MRS), an annual three-day event, has brought together government and maritime industry leaders, port representatives, international and domestic researchers and solution providers to examine current and emerging threats to maritime security…

UKHO Appoints Blake Interim Chief Executive

Apr 15, 2024

The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) appointed Vanessa Blake to the position of interim Chief Executive and Accounting Officer.Blake is the current Chief Customer Officer at the UKHO and will take up the role of Chief Executive on an interim basis…

Back to School: Virtual Field Trip for 27,000 Students onboard Saipem 7000

Dec 12, 2023

As the maritime and offshore industries cumulatively search for ways to attract the 'next generation,' Saipem has come up with an innovative approach that gives thousands of students the ability to virtually visit work in the offshore environment…

ECOsubsea raises $12m

Oct 04, 2023

A Series B financing round led by the Blue Ocean fund, managed by sustainable investor SWEN Capital Partners, reportedly raised $12m and will enable ECOsubsea, a Norwegian hull cleaning specialist to scale up its operations.While hull cleaning…

Tuas Port Phase 1 Reclamation Project gets Engineering Award Nod

Feb 07, 2023

For the engineering innovations behind the Tuas Port Phase 1 (TPP1) Reclamation, Wharf Construction & Dredging Project, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and project partners were awarded the 2022 World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO) H…

Poroy named CEO of Strategic Robotic Systems

Jan 18, 2023

General Oceans appointed Omer Poroy as CEO of Strategic Robotic Systems, Inc.; one of its four operating companies. Poroy brings more than 25 years of experience in the ocean technology space, including sensors, robotics, autonomy, and the interplay of multi-domain maritime systems…

VIDEO: Watch the Armach Robotics Hull Service Robot in Action

Jan 13, 2023

Armach Robotics, Inc. (Armach), recently passed a critical milestone during a trial of its Hull Service Robot in full over-the-horizon (OTH) mode.At the end of 2022, Armach’s hull service robot (HSR), in the water in Norfolk, VA, was monitored…

Insights from the 50th International Congress of Maritime Museums

Oct 26, 2022

For many, the ocean is life. It provides transportation, work, commerce, food, recreation—tales as old as time and shared by people across the globe. These stories are lived day to day, passed down between generations, and shared with the public through various media…

Greensea Appoints Krahn as Director of Programs

Aug 17, 2022

Greensea Systems hired  Laura Krahn as Director of Programs, a newly created position.Prior to joining Greensea, Krahn worked in Software Development, IT Management, and as a Senior Consultant. As Director of Programs, Krahn will lead Greensea’s…

Morgan Confirmed as Deputy NOAA Administrator

Jul 15, 2022

Michael C. Morgan, Ph.D., has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate to serve as assistant secretary of commerce for environmental observation and prediction, and he will also serve as deputy NOAA administrator. Morgan will be responsible for providing agency-wide direction with regard to weather…

USACE Galveston Taps eTrac for $13M Hydrographic Surveying, Mapping Contract

Jun 29, 2022

The shared capacity, indefinite delivery contract will support USACE Civil Works projects to help advance navigation safety, dredging, flood control and hurricane response.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded eTrac, a Woolpert Company…

AI Set to Tackle Jetty and Port Corrosion Across WA

Jun 07, 2022

A team of researchers led by Curtin University have joined forces to develop an artificial intelligence tool to improve the maintenance of marine structures such as jetties and ports impacted by corrosion.The joint project, led by the Curtin Corrosion Center…

National Maritime Museum acquires Liquid Traces: The Left to Die Boat Case from Forensic Oceanography

May 11, 2022

The National Maritime Museum -- Royal Museums Greenwich, UK -- has recently acquired Liquid Traces: The Left to Die Boat Case, a video made by Forensic Oceanography researchers Lorenzo Pezzani and Charles Heller in 2014.Forensic Oceanography…

Kanoo Africa tapped to support the hunt for Shackleton's Endurance

Feb 11, 2022

Kanoo Africa, a segment of Kanoo Shipping—a division of Yusuf bin Ahmed Kanoo—has been nominated to provide logistics and shore support for the Weddell Sea Project.The Weddell Sea Project is an expedition that aims to locate the ‘Endurance’…

Logistics News

Shiploader Collapses at Brazil's Recife Port

Shiploader Collapses at Brazil's Recife Port

Corpus Christi Crude Oil Exports Up 6.9% in Q1

Corpus Christi Crude Oil Exports Up 6.9% in Q1

Simulators Track our Changing Relationship with Technology

Simulators Track our Changing Relationship with Technology

Port Houston Surpasses One Million TEU Mark in First Quarter

Port Houston Surpasses One Million TEU Mark in First Quarter

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