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  • Remote, underwater detection of harmful algae

    This achievement represents a significant milestone in NOAA's effort to monitor the type and toxicity of harmful algal blooms (HABs). HABs are considered to be increasing not only in their global distribution, but also in the frequency, duration, and severity of their effects. HABs damage coastal ecosystem health and pose threats to humans as well as marine life. Climate change is expected to ...

  • New mini robot sub unveiled at the NOC

    The first robotic microsub capable of being deployed from a robotic surface vehicle was unveiled at the Marine Autonomous and Technology Annual Showcase this November, at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC). This innovative new design, led by Planet Ocean & co-developed by NOC, ASV ltd & The University of Southampton, is around three times smaller than current autonomous underwater ...

  • Subsea robot dives into nuclear clean-up

    A robotic arm used in underwater environments in the oil and gas industry will be helping Dounreay workers clean out radioactive cells. The manipulator will segregate and package up low and intermediate level waste removed from inside concrete cells as the clean-up of the materials test reactor reprocessing plant gathers pace. The cells contained tanks and pipework which became contaminated ...

  • Robot fish could monitor water quality

    Nature inspires technology for an engineer and an ecologist teamed up at Michigan State University. They're developing robots that use advanced materials to swim like fish to probe underwater environments. 'Fish are very efficient,' explained Xiaobo Tan, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering. 'They can perform very efficient locomotion and maneuvering in the water.' ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • Plastic pellets everywhere, and diving robot sensors

    The Dr Fridtjof Nansen is plying the waves of the southern Indian Ocean, trawling for trash. Every time the ship's scientific crew threw down special nets, they hauled in pieces of plastics, underscoring the risk of dramatic upheavals in marine ecosystems even in one of the world's least-known and least-visited environments. An estimated 5 trillion ...

  • Global Electric Boats, Small Submarines and Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV) Market 2013-2023 : MarketResearchReports.biz

    Those making electric vehicles or their components seek to expand their business. To do this, they need to look beyond the oversupplied on-road sector. Marine electric vehicles are interesting as a market that is more profitable and often more open to innovation. However, until now, there has been no report assessing this substantial market sector. No longer. This is the world's first ...


  • Maximize your cooling tower efficiency and save chemicals with Weda

    By using the Weda YT-600 for removal of sedimentation in cooling tower tanks the Weda client has saved on the amount of chemicals needed. An important side-effect has been that the cooling efficiency of the towers have improved considerably. This is probably due to the smaller amount of chemicals and possibly6 also due to imprioved circulating speed of the water. The Weda YT-600 is an easy ...


    By Weda AB

  • New SEAMOR Sales & Marketing Manager

    SEAMOR Marine Ltd. has recently expanded its operations into the United States. To oversee the American market and beyond, Mark Wash has joined the SEAMOR team. Mark comes to SEAMOR with an extensive underwater expertise. As a professional scuba diver and instructor, ...


    By Seamor Marine Ltd

  • Expedition to test new technologies for deep sea deposit exploration

    A research cruise this summer, led by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), will address the massive technical challenges in exploring for sea-floor mineral deposits. This expedition will take place on board the RRS James Cook, marking a decade of service that has seen this ship travel 218,972 miles in pursuit of science – the equivalent of circumnavigating the globe ten times. Seafloor ...

  • Expedition to test new technologies for deep sea deposit exploration

    A research cruise this summer, led by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), will address the massive technical challenges in exploring for sea-floor mineral deposits. This expedition will take place on board the RRS James Cook, marking a decade of service that has seen this ship travel 218,972 miles in pursuit of science – the equivalent of circumnavigating the globe ten times. Seafloor ...

  • Oceanology International China 2015

    Valeport will be attending the Oceanology International China 2015 Exhibition, being held for the third time in China. Last years event was a great success and this years event is expected to be even better. The Exhibition is taking place between 3rd and 5th November 2015 and is being held at the CECIS complex in Shanghai. Click here to view the ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • Nationwide sea-floor ecology study starts off WA

    The study is being conducted by the Integrated Marine Observing System (IMOS), CSIRO’s Wealth from Oceans Flagship and The University of Western Australia Oceans Institute (UWA OI) – as a collaboration through the Western Australian Marine Science Institution (WAMSI) – to increase understanding of how ocean currents affect coastal ecosystems. "A focus of the study will be on how ...

  • NOC launches new collaborative platform for oil and gas industry

    The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has today launched a new collaborative way of working with the oil and gas industry. NOC will provide innovative science and technology to enable industry to work safely and efficiently, with minimum impact on the marine environment The launch comes off the back of many years of working with the industry on both an individual and collaborative basis, ...

  • German and South Korean leaders review ABB renewable-energy capabilities at trade fair

    The leaders were also introduced to ABB’s FlexPicker, a lightweight robot widely used in the food and beverage industry to raise productivity by improving the speed and hygiene of packaging operations. Merkel and Han were met at the stand on the opening day of the Hannover Messe trade fair by ABB Chairman Hubertus von Grünberg and Peter Smits, head of ABB in Germany and manager of the Central ...


    By ABB

  • Happy 10th Birthday James Cook

    In August 2006 the Royal Research Ship (RRS) James Cook was delivered to the National Oceanography Centre ready to carry scientists and equipment to some of Earth's most challenging environments, from tropical oceans to the edge of the ice sheets. James Cook plays a significant role in delivering ...

  • OceanServer Delivers Next-Generation AUV for Water Quality Solutions with YSI Integrated Systems & Services

    OceanServer Technology, the leading manufacturer of commercial Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs), announced today its continuation of a successful 10-year partnership with YSI (a Xylem brand) with YSI  (a Xylem brand] with the launch of the next-generation YSI EcoMapper. The i3X0 EcoMapper AUV is based on the robust Iver3-580 AUV platform and takes advantage of YSI's expertise in water ...


    By YSI - a Xylem brand

  • Teledyne Benthos Welcomes New Senior Director of Business Development

    Teledyne Benthos, Inc., a Massachusetts based manufacturer of ocean instrumentation and underwater survey systems added a new member to its executive team – Senior Director of Business Development, Justin Manley. Teledyne Benthos is proud to welcome Manley, a dynamic professional who will help guide the Company's continued growth. In his new role, Manley will manage and advance a diverse product ...


    By PRWeb

  • ‘Hidden larder’ for sharks and whales revealed in Welsh waters

    The mission saw an unmanned underwater glider travel to an area around 50 miles to the south west of Wales called the Celtic Deep, which is a haven for wildlife but also an extremely busy shipping route and fishing ground. The glider travelled 600 km in 30 days, undertaking nearly 3000 dives from the sea surface to the seabed at a depth of 100m. Data from the glider shows a previously hidden ...

  • Market Report: World Marine Electric Vehicles Market 2012-2022 Published at MarketResearchReports.Biz

    Those making electric vehicles or their components seek to expand their business. To do this, they need to look beyond the oversupplied on-road sector. Marine electric vehicles are interesting as a market that is more  and often more open to innovation. However, until now, there has been no report assessing this substantial market sector. No longer. This is the world's first comprehensive ...


  • Electric Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) 2013-2023 : Researchmoz.us

    Thousands of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) will be deployed in the next few years for both civil and military missions. Early adoption of new technologies from smart skin to structural components and intelligent motors with integral gearing will be employed. Electric power makes possible the use of wheel power for take-off because electric motors can give maximum torque from stationary.  ...


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