February will see the return of Subsea Expo, the world’s largest subsea exhibition and conference.
Ghost gear is lost or discarded fishing equipment—nets, ropes, and abandoned traps or pots—that continues to fish long after being lost or discarded, sometimes for years. The unfortunate result is the quiet killing of fish, turtles, lobster, crabs, and entangling mammals such as seals, whales, and dolphins.
The scale by which twenty-first-century advances in ocean technology have transformed the programmatic study of our planet’s oceans can often be difficult to contextualize.
Despite the rather bleak outlook published by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center (CPC) in April, until late September, the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane season had proven, by historical standards at least, relatively benign.
VideoRay is the world’s leading manufacturer of underwater, portable, inspection-class underwater robotic systems also known as ROVs. VideoRay’s Mission Specialist underwater robotic systems are used around the world to support national security, first responders, object search and recovery, infrastructure examination and science and research.
The number of Ocean Enterprise companies operating in Canada continues to grow at a pace outperforming our global counterparts. At the heart of this expanding Canadian sector on the shores of the Halifax Harbour is COVE, home to a community of over 60 ocean tech companies that are creating the world’s next practical, commercial, and revolutionary ocean tech advances.