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Press Release: Aker BioMarine brings big data to Antarctic krill fishery

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In order to collect detailed data on the krill biomass, Aker BioMarine is launching an unmanned solar-powered ocean data drone (Sailbuoy) as part of its operations in the Antarctica to take a further step in a new data-driven era of sustainable fishery and fishery management. Equipped with echosounder and environmental sensors, the two meter long […]

Source: Aker BioMarine


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MAREX: Huntington Ingalls Buys Kongsberg’s Hydroid UUV Division

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Huntington Ingalls Industries announced Wednesday that it has agreed to buy Massachussets-based marine robotics company Hydroid from its current owner, Kongsberg Maritime. HII and Kongsberg are also establishing an alliance to market their joint capabilities to the U.S. government. Hydroid is best known as the maker of the REMUS series of underwater unmanned vehicles (UUVs), […]

Source: MAREX

Published: February 5, 2020


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MAREX: Norwegian Spill Response Firms Take Aim at Ocean Plastic

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A consortium of Norwegian researchers and environmental response companies plans to use oil spill response technology to clean up ocean plastic and other marine waste. The group, which calls itself “Clean Oceans,” has been designated an “Arena cluster project” by the Norwegian government’s R&D agency, Innovation Norway.  The consortium will apply Norwegian oil spill prevention […]

Source: MAREX

Published: August 11, 2019


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ABC/AP: Pledges at int’l ocean meeting in Norway reach $64 billion

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Norway’s foreign minister says countries at a two-day conference have pledged at least 583 billion kroner ($64 billion) toward protecting the oceans. Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Soereide says a total of 370 pledges were made at the Our Ocean conference that ended Thursday in Oslo. Read entire article HERE.

Source: ABC News


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Maritime Executive: Norway Releases Action Plan for Green Shipping

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Norway has released an action plan for green shipping, saying that its maritime industry is a world leader in the development of low- and zero-emission solutions. The Government’s ambition is to reduce emissions from domestic shipping and fishing vessels by half by 2030. The report notes that with current technology, maritime transport is generally the […]

Source: MAREX

Published: October 7, 2019


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