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…

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’…

Q&A: Uwe Köhler, CEO, Sailing Cargo

Feb 01, 2022

Is it true that Sailing Cargo is building the world’s first mobile aquaculture ship?That is correct. We at Sailing Cargo Inc. want to change the future of global fishing while proving the value of clean shipping. Our team of experienced professionals…

Rear Admiral Hann Confirmed to NOAA Leadership Post

Nov 17, 2021

The U.S. Senate confirmed on Tuesday evening President Biden’s nomination of NOAA Rear Admiral Nancy Hann to lead the NOAA Office of Marine and Aviation Operations (OMAO) and NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps (NOAA Corps), one of the nation’s eight uniformed services…

"Early Bird" Registration for 2021 Maritime Risk Symposium ends soon

Aug 09, 2021

The University of Houston’s College of Technology will host the 12th Annual Maritime Risk Symposium (MRS 2021), in collaboration with the National Academy of Sciences, from November 2-4, 2021, at the at the University of Houston’s Student Center-South…

VIDEO: Subsea UK and the Creation of the “Global Underwater Hub”

Jul 28, 2021

Subsea UK is embarking on a new adventure as The Global Underwater Hub, a new organization with already nearly $18 million in funding. ‘The Hub’ aims to leverage the UK’s strong maritime heritage, as well as its underwater expertise that transcends offshore defense and research…

Logistics News

BSG Acquires Maritime Software Company

BSG Acquires Maritime Software Company

US' MARAD Announces Grants to Boost Supply Chain Efficiency

US' MARAD Announces Grants to Boost Supply Chain Efficiency

PortLiner to Construct Electrolyte Bunkering Station in Hartelkanaal

PortLiner to Construct Electrolyte Bunkering Station in Hartelkanaal

Rotterdam and Singapore Ports Team Up to Slash Emissions

Rotterdam and Singapore Ports Team Up to Slash Emissions

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