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MTS 2018 Technology Innovation Breakfast Series

The MTS Technology Innovation Breakfast series provides a unique opportunity to bridge the gap between how Marine Technology Society (MTS) and Federal Government Agencies work and communicate. These member-exclusive networking breakfasts bring together industry thought-leaders and MTS members to facilitate the discovery of innovative and practical solutions to policy challenges surrounding marine technology.    The 2017 Technology Innovation Breakfast series finished in November with an event that focused on maritime cyber security. This breakfast was the inaugural event for the newly

Justin Manley: Photo courtesy of MTS

'National Marine Technology Week' Date Set

Congressmen Farr and Young introduce a bi-partisan Congressional Resolution designating September 22, 2013 through September 28, 2013, as “National Marine Technology Week”. Resolution coincides with the 50th anniversary of the Marine Technology Society and OCEANS 2013 in San Diego. The Marine Technology Society is an international community of ocean engineers, technologists, policy-makers and educators that provides the ocean community with forums for the exchange of information and ideas through its peer-reviewed MTS Journal, conferences, newsletters and Web site (www.mtsociety.org).

Marine Technology Reporter June Issue Now Online

The June 2015 issue of Marine Technology Reporter is now online.   Feature: Hydrographic Survey Technical: GPS, Gyro Compasses & MEMS Motion Tracking Product: Interconnect: Underwater Cables and Connectors   Download free PDF: http://magazines.marinelink.com/magazines/MarineTechnology/201506/pdf/download View Flash edition: http://digitalmagazines.marinelink.com/nwm/MarineTechnology/201506/ View mobile edition: http://magazines.marinelink.com/Magazines/MarineTechnology/201506/viewer/

Margaret Leinen, Director of Scripps Institution of Oceanography, will be a keynote speaker. (Photo: Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Teledyne Marine Workshop Set for San Diego

Teledyne Marine will host its second biennial Teledyne Marine Technology Workshop (TMTW) at the Catamaran Resort in San Diego, CA, scheduled for October 15-18, 2017. TMTW will attract hundreds of attendees from around the globe, who will converge to explore, learn, and share their experiences on a broad range of technologies and applications.   This year’s TMTW will include more than 50 industry speakers spanning four concurrent morning tracks focused on the utilization of marine technology for offshore energy, oceanography / hydrography, civil engineering / water resources, and defense /

MTR 100: Shark Marine Technologies

is done. Its primary facility Unit 4 at 23 Nihan drive is 6500 sq. ft. and houses administration, machine and electronics departments. Its second facility, Unit 1 is 3200 square feet and serves as a warehouse and training center.   (As published in the July/Aug 2014 edition of Marine Technology Reporter - http://www.marinetechnologynews.com/Magazine

A stretch hose being deployed at sea (Photo: EOM Offshore)

WHOI Spins Off Tech Start-up EOM Offshore

prevent lethal collisions. As growth continues in emerging offshore renewable floating power-generation platforms, EOM Offshore’s power-handling capacity and fatigue-resistant hoses offer key advantages to promote growth in this market.   “EOM Offshore is emblematic of advanced marine technology spawned at WHOI by its ingenious scientists and engineers. New ownership intends to work with those same brilliant founders to continue EOM’s product and service excellence while providing WHOI with an ongoing royalty stream that will contribute to WHOI’s continued ocean leadership

JMS Hires Business Development VP

Justin Manley has joined Juliet Marine Systems (JMS) as Vice President of Business Development and Marketing, the company announced today.   Manley brings over 20 years of experience in the marine technology sector including roles at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). He has also led growth of sales and development of new products at both startup companies and public corporations. At JMS, Manley will lead all aspects of sales, marketing and business development.   In addition to his new role at JMS, Manley is

Marine Technology Reporter - October 2017 Edition

The October 2017 edition of Marine Technology Reporter is now available – in print, and online.   This edition includes features on: The sophisticated technology used to find and explore the long-lost USS Indianapolis Deep-sea mining: the promises of subsea riches pose a threat to subsea environments   Unmanned forces: building a multi-domain autonomous fleet   Aerial drones improve safety and performance offshore   The Arctic “Roomba”: new technologies for recovering oil spills in icy waters   Read

Marine Technology Reporter - June 2017 Edition

The June 2017 edition of Marine Technology Reporter is now available here.   This edition includes features on: Autonomous Seabed Mapping – Advances in satellite monitoring increase mapping coverage of the entire ocean. Ed Hill – The NOC Executive Director discusses the science and technologies advancing ocean studies. Data Processing – The hydrographic workflow has evolved thanks to a paradigm shift in data processing. Read more at http://digitalmagazines.marinelink.com/nwm/MarineTechnology/201706/.

University of Plymouth’s Saab Seaeye ROV launched off their vessel RV Falcon Spirit (Photo: Marine-i)

Marine Robots Take Center Stage

The use of robotics and artificial intelligence in marine technology will be the theme of Marine-i’s next Discovery Room event. This free event will take place on Wednesday November 22 at Tremough Innovation Center, Penryn.   Marine-i is an EU-funded scheme that provides support for the marine technology sector in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Its Discovery Room events are designed to draw together the latest thinking and expertise on a specific theme of marine technology, delivered in a series of short presentations and followed up by interactive workshops and Q&A sessions.

The MTS/IEEE OCEANS’17 Aberdeen Student Poster Competition (SPC) award winners, from left to right: Faye Campbell (Conference LOC SPC Chair), Bilal Wehbe (Second Place), Klemen Istenic (First Place), Habib Mirhedayati Rouds (Third Place), and Dr. Philippe Courmontagne (IEEE OES SPC Chair). (Photo courtesy IEEE OES)

60th OCEANS Conference Held in Aberdeen

Cosponsors the Marine Technology Society (MTS) and the IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society (OES) jointly hosted the OCEANS '17 MTS/IEEE Aberdeen from June 19-22, 2017 in Aberdeen, Scotland. The event, held at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC), marked the 60th edition of the global ocean engineering and marine technology forum.   “The overall conference was a great example of local Scottish marine technology, and, at the same time, brought to Aberdeen marine science and technology experts from around the globe,” said Professor John Watson, Chair for OCEANS Aberdeen.

Marine Technology Reporter - September 2017 Edition

The September 2017 edition of Marine Technology Reporter is now available – in print, and online. This edition includes features on: Ocean observation: robotics and artificial intelligence pave the path forward.   Research vessels: update on the new fleet currently under construction   Voices: Marty Klein, the 'father of side scan sonar'; and Frank Cobis, vice president and general manager of Klein Marine Systems   Seafloor engineering: the mapping-while-drilling evolution   Port insights: Digital transformation of port operations

Marine Technology Reporter -- May 2017 Edition

The May 2017 edition of Marine Technology Reporter is now available here.   This edition includes features on:   Subsea Defense: The move toward autonomy is in full force, particularly in anti-submarine warfare   Ireland's Blue Economy: The Emerald Isle taps into is burgeoning blue economy   Offshore Renewables: BOEM's Jim Bennett discusses the present and future of U.S. offshore wind   Port Infrastructure: Port infrastructure projects lie at the heart of American commerce and security   Read more at http://digitalmagazines.

MTR100 '13 Fischer Connectors SA

du Glapin 20, St Prex, Vaud, Switzerland Tel: +41 21 800 95 95 Email: [email protected] Website: www.fischerconnectors.com Number of Employees: 450 The Case Fischer Connectors is a leader in connectors and cable assembly solutions. The Swiss based company has made its mark in the marine technology market because of the IP68 sealing of its rugged push-pull connectors. Fischer Connectors guarantees high performance even in the most difficult and harsh environments. Fischer Connectors has been designing, manufacturing and distributing high performance connectors and cable assembly solutions

(Photo: MARIN)

Wave Buoy Measurements on a Hexapod

gained valuable experience in the measurement procedures with the hexapod.      The Author Sanne van Essen is Project Manager at the Business Unit Ships at MARIN, the Maritime Research Institute Netherlands.     (As published in the January/February 2018 edition of Marine Technology Reporter

(Photo: AML Oceanographic)

AML Delivers Cabled UV Biofouling Control

UV AML Oceanographic released the sister product to UV Xchange, Cabled UV, which aims to bring UV biofouling control to an even wider array of applications and devices. As promised in the September 2014 in Marine Technology Reporter article Biofouling Foiled, the new product launch comes six months after the debut of UV Xchange, a product which uses UV light as a method to control biofouling on instrumentation. Cabled UV provides the technology of UV Xchange in a format compatible with almost any device and capable of accommodating the individual requirements of each deployment, the manufacturer said.

RBR Wins MTS Compass Industrial Award

RBR Limited of Ottawa, Canada accepted the Marine Technology Society's Compass Industrial Award, presented at a ceremony at the recent IEEE MTS Oceans 2014 conference in St. John's, Newfoundland. The award is presented to an organization which has made a contribution to the advancement of marine science and technology. MTS is an international community of ocean engineers, technologists, policy-makers and educators and exists to promote awareness, understanding, advancement and application of marine technology. Founded in 1976, RBR has a rich heritage of research and development and now designs

Marine Technology Magazine Cover Jan 2018 - Underwater Vehicle Annual: ROVs, AUVs and UUVs

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