Naval Undersea Warfare Center Offers Use of Its Virtual Submarine

The Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Newport Division has invited industry and academic institutions to use its virtual submarine (VSUB) to advance submarine technologies in partnership with the U.S. Navy. VSUB is described as “a set of submarine non-propulsion electronic systems including combat control, radio room, periscopes,  antennas, sonar, and other systems as well as…

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A Review of UK Marine Science & Technology Sectors

The Society of Maritime Industries (SMI) published its Ninth Annual Review of the Marine Science and Technology Sector. The ninth survey, focused on UK companies operating primarily in marine science and technology activities, aims to provide an insight into current business activity in terms of market sectors, market size and business confidence both current and…

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Hurricane Monitoring with Buoys as Biogeochemical Observatories

Sea-Bird Scientific, September 2017–The center of Hurricane Irma may have missed Florida’s eastern shore, but its effects did not. Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch operates a network of Sea-Bird Scientific Land/Ocean Biogeochemical Observatories (LOBOs) in the Indian River Lagoon that captured the edge of Irma’s wrath in real time. The peak of the storm occurred…

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Maritime Boundary Between Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire Settled

The dispute over the maritime boundary between Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire was settled on Saturday, September 23, 2017 with a decision by the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea. Read more about the decision on the case page. See more images in the case photo gallery. Image caption: The Special Chamber of the International Tribunal…

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Webinar Today on DoD Funding Opportunity for Environmental Science, Technology R&D

The Department of Defense’s (DoD) Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP) is seeking to fund environmental research and development proposals. SERDP Acting Executive Director Dr. Herb Nelson and Deputy Director Dr. Andrea Leeson will host an informational webinar about the funding opportunity today, September 25, 2017, from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. ET.  SERDP is DoD’s…

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World ECDIS Day Celebrates Advances in Digital Navigation

  World ECDIS Day will be held September 20, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany to bring together experts and maritime industries to celebrate and discuss issues and advances related to the Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS). In 2009, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) adopted a regulation under SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea) chapter…

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