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Tidal Energy System Contract For OceanWorks

Sep 18, 2012

OceanWorks International contracted by the Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE) to establish project cable termination in the Bay of Fundy, Canada.The project contract includes the design, manufacture and integration of the subsea instrumentation…

ROV Locator on Display in 'Titanic' Museum

Sep 03, 2012

Forum Energy Technologies announce the placement of a Sub-Atlantic Mohawk™ observation class ROV at the 'Titanic' Belfast Museum.Forum Subsea Technologies, a business line of Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. of Houston, Texas, has placed…

Arctic Ocean Free of Ice in Summer Perhaps in a Few Years

Aug 16, 2012

Sea ice in the Arctic is disappearing at a far greater rate than previously expected according to latest dedicated satellite data.Preliminary results from the European Space Agency's CryoSat-2 probe indicate that 900 cubic kilometres of summer sea…

Chinese Icebreaker Transits Northern Sea Route

Aug 10, 2012

The icebreaker 'Xuelong' made the Arctic Ocean passage from China through to Norwegian waters.The Chinese icebreaker completed the Arctic North-East Passage marking the first such voyage by a Chinese vessel and opening an Arctic route connecting…

IACS Releases Common Structural Rules for Comment

Jul 03, 2012

The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) release draft harmonised common structural rules for industry commentThe Common Structural Rules (CSR) for Double Hull Oil Tankers and Bulk Carriers were adopted by IACS Council in December 2005 and came into force in April 2006…

NOAA Commissions Survey Ship

Jun 11, 2012

NOAA commissions high-tech coastal mapping 'Ferdinand R. Hassler' in Norfolk, Va.  to support NOAA’s nautical charting missionThe new ship’s primary mission will be to detect and monitor changes to the sea floor. Data collected by the ship will be used to update nautical charts…

NOAA Recognises Crowley Vessels with VOS Award

Jun 05, 2012

Crowley win 2011 Company Award by NOAA for providing meteorological data from their vessels at sea in the Voluntary Observing Ship Program (VOS)Crowley Maritime Corporation has been selected as a 2011 Company Award winner for the United States…

New NOAA Chart Adds to Arctic Shipping Safety

May 23, 2012

Kotzebue Sound (off the coast of Alaska) chart replaces measurements last taken in 19th century offers safer passage on a route seeing more vessel trafficNOAA formally presented today to Alaska officials a new nautical chart for Kotzebue Sound in the Alaskan Arctic…

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