Marine Science & Technology News

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2 November 2021

SMI Green Maritime Survey reveals big uptick in maritime engineering firms embracing decarbonisation

Our recent Green Maritime Survey reported a big increase in the number of companies embracing the decarbonisation agenda.The survey paints a picture of positive change in the industry with 85pc actioning green initiatives, two thirds actively involved in green research and developing green technologies and 78pc running incentives for staff to lower their environmental impact.

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30 September 2021

Fugro’s latest airborne lidar Geo-data contract supports Irish coastal resilience

Fugro has won a contract to capture high-resolution lidar Geo-data along Ireland’s southern and western coastline and create a detailed 3D elevation model. The project has been commissioned by the Office of Public Works (OPW), the lead agency for flood risk management in Ireland, to deliver a consistent, uniform and up-to-date baseline elevation model of this part of the Irish coast.

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28 September 2021

Fugro completes geohazard site investigation activity on Block 58 in Suriname

Fugro has finalised fieldwork on a site investigation programme for TotalEnergies off the north-west coast of Paramaribo in Block 58 of the Guyana-Suriname Basin

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23 September 2021

SeeByte and Raytheon combine AN/AQS-20C sonar with SeeTrack C2 software for real-time contact analysis

SeeByte and Raytheon Technologies are working together to bring Raytheon’s AN/AQS-20C advanced minehunting sonar system data into SeeByte’s SeeTrack v4, multi-domain command and control system.

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24 June 2021

UKHO and Teledyne CARIS partner with The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 project

The UK Hydrographic Office has entered a technical cooperation agreement with The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project and Teledyne CARIS, a leading developer of marine mapping software.

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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...

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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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