Marine Science & Technology News

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24 June 2021

Supercharging science: an open letter from Dstl chief executive

Science lab urges best minds in industry, academia, engineering, science, and technology to work with UK specialists to combat future threats.

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25 May 2021

Sonardyne unveils ‘operate-anywhere’ portable shallow-water tracking system

Energy, defence and science technology company Sonardyne has launched a new, entirely portable configuration of its shallow water Ultra-Short BaseLine (USBL) system Micro-Ranger 2. Everything needed to start tracking divers, remotely operated vehicles, autonomous underwater vehicles or any...

Fugro Awarded Significant Site Characterisation Contract For German Offshore Wind Development
17 May 2021

Fugro Awarded Significant Site Characterisation Contract For German Offshore Wind Development

Fugro has been awarded a multi-year site investigation contract by Germany's Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (Das Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH)). The programme will be completed in three parts divided over the coming three years and comprises geotechnical...

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13 May 2021

Dynautics on our MAChallenge 2021

Ahead of the finalists announcement for our MAChallenge Dynautics have examined how today's marine technology is paving the way for future technologists to develop careers in the fast-growing MAS sector.

Fugro finishes first phase on Alcatel Submarine Networks’ transpacific Bifrost Cable System
6 May 2021

Fugro finishes first phase on Alcatel Submarine Networks’ transpacific Bifrost Cable System

 Fugro has completed the first phase of its marine site characterisation project for Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) to support the Bifrost Cable System, a new undersea fibre-optic cable system that will Fugro has completed the first phase of its marine site characterisation project for...

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4 May 2021

Fugro wins deepwater site investigation contract for Equinor in eastern Canada

Equinor has selected Fugro to perform a deepwater site investigation in Canada's Flemish Pass, 500 km off the coast of St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, in water depths of approximately 1200 m.

Sonardyne wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation for unlocking the secrets of our restless sea floor
29 April 2021

Sonardyne wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation for unlocking the secrets of our restless sea floor

A pioneering system developed by marine technology company Sonardyne to study ocean floor movement has been recognised with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation, the highest award a UK business can receive. Developed over more than a decade and in use globally by the energy...

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22 April 2021

BMT consolidates Houston office to support Digital Energy transition

BMT is pleased to announce its consolidated ‘Digital Energy Tech’ presence in the Americas with the Houston hub being the focus of the Consultancy’s continuing commitment to the sector. From this regional hub BMT will continue to serve its clients with whom the Consultancy has...

Fugro awarded Jumbo positioning contract for deepwater Mero 1 offshore Brazil
21 April 2021

Fugro awarded Jumbo positioning contract for deepwater Mero 1 offshore Brazil

Fugro is providing positioning and construction support services for Jumbo Maritime, a leading offshore installation contractor, on the Mero 1 deepwater field development located approximately 180 km off the coast of Rio de Janeiro. Using their Starfix Navigation Suite and augmented...

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Marine Autonomy Challenge (MAChallenge)

This exciting challenge is open to teams of students studying at UK universities. The first phase involves a video submission and the finals take place in November this year. Each qualifying team will be provided with an industry simulator to enable them to build the autonomous behaviours required to achieve a series of challenges.

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