Maritime Autonomous Systems News

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19 May 2022

Sir Ben Ainslie CBE - After Dinner Speaker at SMI Annual Dinner

This year, we are very pleased to welcome Sir Ben Ainslie CBE as our after dinner speaker.

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7 April 2022

National Oceanography Centre (NOC) are hiring a Commercial Development Officer

The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) - the UK's centre of excellence for oceanographic sciences have an exciting opportunity for a Commercial Development Officer to join the Strategic Business Development team.

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6 April 2022

OceanWise are looking for a new Oceanographic Engineer

Due to a period of extended growth and expansion, OceanWise are looking to recruit an Oceanographic Engineer to support their Environmental Monitoring Business Unit.

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23 March 2022

UK Shipbuilding Taskforce Launched to Boost Skills and Jobs

The Department for Education (DfE) is calling on experts from the shipbuilding industry to apply to become a member of the first UK Shipbuilding Skills Taskforce.

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16 March 2022

Valeport introduce new marine sensing and monitoring instruments at Oceanology International

A ‘must see’ for visitors to Oceanology International is the showing of Valeport’s new Bathy2, an exciting evolution in the collection of bathymetric data, which will be on the Valeport stand ahead of its formal release later this year.

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10 March 2022

Society of Maritime Industries welcomes 'huge step forward' as shipbuilding strategy releases

The Society of Maritime Industries is welcoming the publication of the National Shipbuilding Strategy refresh today by the Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Merseyside.  

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10 February 2022

UKHO contracts OceanWise to provide Marine Environmental Monitoring Systems

OceanWise has, through competitive tender been awarded the contract to supply, install, and maintain Marine Environmental Monitoring Systems (MEMS) globally as part of an initial 3-year Framework Agreement with the UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO).

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7 February 2022

NOC equips RRS Discovery & RRS James Cook with WaveRadar REX2 systems from RS Aqua

In early 2021, the National Oceanography Centre enhanced their existing research ships with two RS Aqua WaveRadar REX2 system, for the RRS Discovery and the RRS James Cook. The RRS Discovery is now equipped with a full REX2 system, while the RRS James Cook REX2 system will be installed later in the year during routine maintenance.

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18 January 2022

Aquatec Shortlisted for Best Small Company Award

Aquatec has been shortlisted for the prestigious Subsea Expo Awards 2022 and is a finalist in the Best Small Company category. The awards ceremony, organised by the Global Underwater Hub, will take place on February 23, 2022, at P&J Live in Aberdeen.

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6 January 2022

A legend leaves OceanWise

In December OceanWise said a huge fond farewell to a legend of the industry: John Pepper who took the final leap to retirement and stepped down from his post as OceanWise Chairman.

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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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