650-Foot Wind Turbines for the North Sea

By Gemini News 2017-11-03 19:19:01

[By Ingvil Snøfugl] Research scientists at SINTEF are collaborating with industry to find ways of building wind turbines up to 200 metres high. The largest wind...


Managing Human Cyber Risks in the Maritime Industry

By John Jorgensen and Kevin McSweeney 2017-09-08 19:20:55

The pace at which smart ships are being introduced onto the world’s oceans is escalating, driven by automation’s potential to improve operating efficiency and...


Midshipmen's Research Could Improve Hurricane Forecasting

By Warren Duffie Jr., Office of Naval Research 2017-09-08 17:35:43

As Hurricane Irma approaches U.S. shores, researchers sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) are using air-dropped autonomous sensors to compile real-time ocean...


Collecting and Transforming Ocean Plastic

By Waste Free Oceans 2017-08-28 20:31:05

Plastic debris in the ocean is an emerging global environmental issue, with densities up to 580,000 pieces per square kilometer documented and high concentrations found along...


Freight Boost Brings Russian River Fleet Renewal Into Focus

By MarEx 2017-08-25 12:58:13

Welcome growth for Russia’s inland waterway freight volumes in 2016-17 nonetheless highlights the urgent need for fleet renewal and facility upgrade in a network...


Using Satellite Imagery to Combat Illegal Fishing

By ImageSat International 2017-07-17 16:33:34

Researchers estimate that the global economic impact of illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing exceeds $20 billion annually. This amount represents lost tax...


Shock Testing Paves the Way for Floating Tunnels

By Gemini News 2017-07-16 17:37:05

[By Albert H. Collett] Concrete can tolerate much more force that previously believed, which could open the door to a new kind of road structure: a floating tunnel. The...


Saildrones are Redefining the Collection of Ocean Data

By Savaram Ravindra 2017-07-16 12:01:07

Saildrone is an organization that designs and manufactures solar and wind powered autonomous surface vehicles. These small, self-navigating sailboats are mounted with...


Coast Guard Researchers Combat Hoax Distress Calls

By U.S. Coast Guard News 2017-07-14 21:26:37

[By Loretta Haring, USCG Office of Strategic Planning and Communication] The U.S. Coast Guard is the lead agency for maritime search and rescue in U.S. waters....


Video: Container Ship Transits the Savannah River

By MarEx 2017-07-13 12:42:30

[Brief] A video recently released by the Georgia Ports Authority shows the 6,600 TEU container ship Maersk Seletar transiting the Savannah River en route to Port of...

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