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Cellula Robotics Partners with the NOC to Advance Marine Autonomy

currently concentrates on business development, customer support and project management.Cellula is engaged in three main commercial product development programs, autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) systems, subsea geotechnical systems and bespoke subsea robotics systems engineering and control system products. Cellula have clients across the globe in offshore defense, oil and gas, ocean exploration and renewables markets.Cellula Robotics have worked with the NOC previously, supplying a bespoke subsea drilling rig in 2019 for the high profile STEMM-CCS project which successfully demonstrated the potential

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Bennett Joins Kraken Board

with offices in Dartmouth, N.S.; Toronto, Ont.; Bremen and Rostock, Germany; and Boston, Mass.“I am excited to join Kraken as the market for marine robotics is on a strong growth curve,” Bennett said. “The Kraken team has put together an impressive array of industry leading products and formed significant partnerships to propel the company forward. I look forward to contributing to the ongoing development and execution of the company’s strategy.”The board of directors has approved the issuance of 300,000 options to Bennett. These options have an exercise price of

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The Benefits of Sustainable Marine Lumber

and technical guidance for sustainable development and management of ports, marinas, waterways, marine transportation and navigation. Its Working with Nature white paper outlines a process whereby “win-win” solutions for projects and the environment are offered.(Photo: Evergreen Forest Products)Marina construction materialsWhile each marina project is reviewed individually, in all instances, regulators consider a project’s potential to negatively affect water quality and its habitat.(i.e., fish, shellfish and wildlife). A key aspect of any marina project is its construction materials

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Trelleborg Names Nilsson as New CFO

, leaving Nilsson to assume the position during the first quarter of 2021.Nilsson most recently worked at vegetable oil company AAK for nearly 14 years, holding the position of CFO for the past seven years. He previously worked at engineering group Sandvik for just over six years.Among the wide range of products Trelleborg produces is a number of solutions for the maritime and offshore industries, from fenders, docking and mooring equipment, to float over, buoyancy, insulation and asset protection products

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NOAA’s Cloud and Data Strategies to Unleash Emerging Science and Technologies

new Cloud and Data strategies aim to unlock the full utility and potential of the agency’s massive and diverse data. They will also be key to its efforts to dramatically expand emerging science and technology that will drive innovation and guide transformative advancements in NOAA’s science, products and services.Both strategies, released this week, have their own broad application across the agency while underpinning and enabling the goals of NOAA’s interrelated science and technology strategies on Unmanned Systems, Artificial Intelligence (AI), 'Omics and a forthcoming strategy on

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Halliburton, TechnipFMC Launch Acoustic Sensing Solution for Subsea Wells

new technology platform which allows our customers to monitor reservoir performance in real-time,” said Trey Clark, vice president of Halliburton Wireline and Perforating.“By collaborating with TechnipFMC, we can harness our combined subsurface and subsea expertise to deliver differentiated products to the marketplace that provide value for our customers.”“This project enables an enhanced level of reservoir understanding for our customers and expands our unique integrated subsea solution,” said Christina Johansen, vice president of TechnipFMC Subsea Product Manufacturing. 

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ICONIC Installs First Instrumented Tubular Plug Offshore Norway

ICONIC, a Stavanger-based company developing wireless monitoring products for downhole applications, has said it has installed its first iTP (Instrumented Tubular Plug) in the Norwegian North Sea. The company, formed in 2020, was born out of ICON Instruments, which was awarded a LOOP contract with Equinor to to develop an instrumented tubular plug (ITP) with wireless communication, aimed at reducing cost related to "dry" wellhead operations by eliminating the need for wireline mobilization and rig-up for securing of the well.ICONIC said Monday the iTP was installed for a major internation

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CorPower Starts Wave Energy Project in Portugal

wave project development," the company added.“This is a crucial stage in our pursuit to develop a new class of high-efficiency Wave Energy Converters. says Patrik Möller, CEO of CorPower Ocean. “CorPower’s goal is to successfully introduce certified and warrantied WEC products to the market by 2024, making wave energy a bankable technology that can attract mainstream renewable project finance.“Wave energy can play a fundamental role in Portugal’s transition to 100% renewable energy while providing a platform to drive Portuguese exports and long-term investment

 The JALBTCX team standing with COL. Thomas Asbery, Former District Commander, New York District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (far right), in front of their aircraft, at Long Island MacArthur Airport in Ronkonkoma, New York.  Credit:  USACE.

Army Corps' Data Driven to Improve Coastal Projects

data production center in a hotel conference room.  There the team stored its equipment, conducted twice-daily flight operations meetings, and networked a series of computers that were used to download data from each day's flights, process and quality control the data, and develop it into data products for use by the Army Corps.Cusano said, "They used these sensors to gather a swath of information all along the beach area that included between 1,000 and 2,000 meters of the nearshore and onshore area."In addition, the JALBTCX team will soon provide the Army Corps with what is called a

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