The UK Sustained Scientific Ocean Observation Priorities (SSOOP) report has been released. In 2022 the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) led a consultation on prioritizing ocean observations, following a request from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC).
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The BOEM ESP Hub is the ESP's latest outreach tool for Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Social Sciences research on over 50 topical and timely research themes addressing BOEM's most pressing offshore energy and minerals information needs.
Ocean Scientific International Ltd (OSIL) have reported that their Multiple Corer has recently been employed on the Antarctic Expedition NBP 23-03 which, unusually, had been focused on biodiversity studies in the East Antarctic.
Available to download free of charge, Opportunities and Challenges: Introducing New LEO Networks to the Maritime Industry, offers an insightful overview of commercial shipping’s first movers in LEO network service use. It outlines the potential for positive impact of LEO network bandwidth on vessel operations and describes a “quantum leap for crew connectivity possibilities”.
On August 1, 2023, 18 ocean experts began their appointment as members of the Ocean Research Advisory Panel (ORAP). The 18 ORAP members include representatives from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, ocean industries, state, tribal, territorial or local governments, and academia.
CGG, PGS and TGS, industry leaders of multi-client geoscience data, have announced the launch of new tiered offerings for Versal, the groundbreaking multi-client data ecosystem. This update gives the entire industry free access to Versal, representing the world's most comprehensive multi-client data coverage – all in one centralized location.
NBOSI specializes in designing and manufacturing semi-custom CTD sensors tailored to meet the specific requirements of autonomous subsea and surface ocean vehicles. Operators in the defense, offshore, and ocean research sectors can now harness research-quality data on ocean temperature, salinity, density, and sound velocity to optimize vehicle performance, navigation, and acoustic payload functionality.
On August 2, Ocean Exploration Trust’s Exploration Vessel (E/V) Nautilus sets sail on an expedition to explore deep-sea environments of ancient seamounts around Johnston Atoll. Located ~800 miles south of Hawaiʻi in the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument (PRIMNM), this region contains some of the most pristine marine ecosystems on Earth, although large seafloor areas remain completely unexplored.
The UK’s leading ocean research institution, the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), and Subsea7, a global leader in delivering offshore projects and services for the energy industry, are proud to have received endorsement from the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development for their BORA Blue Ocean Research Alliance®.
Ocean Scientific International Ltd (OSIL) are investigating improvements to cost effective real-time marine water quality monitoring solutions, using AI modeling to help visualize and predict events.
BlueFloat Energy has selected Global Maritime’s OPSIM software in order to simulate construction, operation and decommissioning activities for their offshore wind projects. The ability to simulate various complex scenarios will allow BlueFloat Energy to optimize their projects delivery strategies and better control associated risks.
Smart Maritime Network, a leading platform for digital transformation in the maritime industry, is pleased to announce the launch of the Standardised Data Innovation Challenge 2023 (SDIC’23) in collaboration with ClassNK.