The Department of Commerce and NOAA has announced $3.9 million in awards to help small businesses improve climate resilience in communities across the nation through the Ocean-based Climate Resilience Accelerators program. A team led by senior scientist Carol Anne Clayson at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) will receive $225,480 in funding as part of the first phase of awards. The program is part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, and in alignment with the National Climate Resilience Framework.
Science & Technology
Wärtsilä Gas Solutions, part of technology group Wärtsilä, introduces a groundbreaking Ammonia Fuel Supply System (AFSS) for ships able to operate with ammonia fuel. The system is available for both liquid and gaseous fuel.
Ocean Infinity, a world leader in robotic and uncrewed vessel technology, has announced its attendance and key speaker slot at Oceanology International (Oi) at London’s ExCel between March 12–14, 2024.
Glomar Offshore, a leading provider of offshore drilling services, has reduced their CO2 emissions by 28% by transitioning from traditional fuels to GoodFuels HVO30, a sustainable marine biofuel blend. Glomar’s commitment to sailing on HVO30 on a fixed basis marks a new chapter in the longstanding partnership between FincoEnergies and Glomar.
Leading manufacturer of cutting and lifting tools, Webtool, announces a compact, portable hydraulic control system for emergency tow line cutting in combination with a Webtool cutter. The lightweight hydraulic control is a self-contained unit including an accumulator, control valves and hoses for connection to a Webtool cutter.