Thursday, March 18, 2021
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Environment

German Research Vessel Explores Giant Calved Iceberg in Antarctica

A German research vessel exploring East Antarctica found itself at the right place at the right time last month when a massive iceberg broke off from the frozen continent. The...

March 18, 2021
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Tuesday, November 3, 2020
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Maritime News

Britain’s New Polar Research Ship ‘Sir David Attenborough’ Heads for Open Seas

NEW BRIGHTON, England, Nov 3 (Reuters) – Britain’s new polar ship, the Sir David Attenborough, headed for the open seas on Tuesday to start trials after a storm delay, before...

November 3, 2020
Total Views: 135

Friday, October 23, 2020
Accidents

62 Rescued from Remote South Atlantic Island After Research Vessel Sinks

All sixty-two people who aboard a Belize-registered research vessel when it sank last week in the remote South Atlantic Ocean are on now their way home safely, the South African...

October 23, 2020
Total Views: 361

Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Interesting

Polar Research Vessel ‘Sir David Attenborough’ Heads for Sea Trials

BIRKENHEAD, England, Oct 21 (Reuters) – Britain’s new polar ship, the Sir David Attenborough, will leave for sea trials on Wednesday to be put through its paces before making its...

October 21, 2020
Total Views: 275

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Research Vessel Polarstern Return
Environment

Here’s One Way To Avoid COVID19 – Set Your Ship Adrift In Arctic Ice

After more than a year in the Central Arctic, this Monday, 12 October, the research icebreaker Polarstern returned to her homeport in Bremerhaven. The event marked the end of a...

October 14, 2020
Total Views: 36

Thursday, December 20, 2018
Maritime News

Research Vessels Oceanic Sirius and Oceanic Vega Complete Tandem Dry Docking at Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam

Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam has completed the 10-day dry docking of sister ships Oceanic Sirius and Oceanic Vega. For eight of those days the two, 106-meter vessels were in the yard’s...

December 20, 2018
Total Views: 9

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown
Maritime News

NOAA Research Vessel Completes Around-the-World Science Mission After 243 Days at Sea

(NOAA) – NOAA’s largest oceanographic research vessel, NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown, steamed into its Charleston, South Carolina, home port yesterday, after a 243-day voyage around the world to conduct...

October 23, 2018
Total Views: 14

Friday, March 2, 2018
News

Antarctic Sea Ice Forces Research Ship to Turn Back

OSLO, March 2 (Reuters) – Thick sea ice has forced a scientific research ship to abandon a trip to an Antarctic ice shelf from which a massive iceberg snapped off...

March 2, 2018
Total Views: 45

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Maritime News

Philippines President Duterte Bans Foreign Research Ships

By Manuel Mogato MANILA, Feb 6 (Reuters) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has banned all foreign scientific research off the country’s Pacific coast and told the navy to chase away unauthorized...

February 6, 2018
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Thursday, December 7, 2017
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News

Expedition Locates Wreckage of the USS Ward, the Destroyer that Fired the First American Shots of World War II

The expedition team aboard Microsoft billionaire Paul Allen’s research vessel RV Petrel have located and now documented the deepwater wreckage of the USS Ward, which is credited with firing the...

December 7, 2017
Total Views: 65

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
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Interesting

Norwegian Billionaire, Pledging to Give Away Fortune, Orders Advanced Research Vessel

Norwegian shipping and offshore magnate Kjell Inge Roekke plans give away the ‘lion’s share’ of his estimated $2 billion fortune beginning with the construction of a large research and expedition ship...

May 2, 2017
Total Views: 34

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
US Coast Guard Icebreaker Healy Gangway
USCG

Modern Cartographers Breaking Arctic Ice

  by Lauren Steenson (USCG) Modern day explorers from Arctic nations  are setting their sights north to map the seabed and establish sovereign rights to resources in an icy area...

November 30, 2016
Total Views: 13

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
RRS Sir David Attenborough
Maritime News

Rolls-Royce Wins Tender to Design Internet-Famous UK Polar Research Vessel

Rolls-Royce has won the tender to design and equip the UK’s new $300 million polar research vessel RRS Boaty McBoatface RRS Sir David Attenborough, said to be one of the...

May 10, 2016
Total Views: 31

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Maritime News

Oregon State Looking for Shipbuilder to Construct a New 193′ Research Ship

Oregon State University is looking for a shipbuilder to construct a new 193-foot research vessel to add to the U.S. academic and marine science research fleet. The new vessel will...

April 27, 2016
Total Views: 31

Saturday, March 26, 2016
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noaa

SPOTD – China’s Brand New “Flagship” Research Vessel

  The scientific expedition vessel “Xiangyanghong 03” was launched on Saturday and joined China’s oceanic research team in Xiamen, Fujian Province. At a cost of 580 million yuan (89 million U....

March 26, 2016
Total Views: 44

Monday, March 21, 2016
boaty mcboatface research ship
Interesting

The Internet Wants to Name the UK’s New £200 Million Polar Research Ship, RRS Boaty McBoatface

Once launched in 2019, it will be one of the most sophisticated polar research vessels ever built. A $300 million state-of-the-art newbuild capable of carrying out the most advanced floating research...

March 21, 2016
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Maritime News

Ship Photos of the Day – French Research Vessel ‘Marion Dufresne II’ Sets Sail After Renovation

The French research vessel, Marion Dufresne II, has left the Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque in northern France after completing a 4-month full overhaul that is expected to extend the vessel’s life...

August 4, 2015
Total Views: 27

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
News

Centuries-Old Shipwreck Discovered Off North Carolina Coast

Scientific sonar spots unknown shipwreck, possibly dating to the American Revolution Scanning sonar from a scientific expedition has revealed the remains of a previously unknown shipwreck more than a mile...

July 21, 2015
Total Views: 1

Thursday, October 23, 2014
News

RV Arcticus – The Great Lakes Newest Research Vessel Delivered

The U.S. Geological Survey’s Great Lakes Science Center says it has taken delivery of its newest research vessel and the vessel will be put to work immediately carrying our lake...

October 23, 2014
Total Views: 376

Saturday, October 11, 2014
Blog

Video Shows RV Ocean Researcher V Aground Off Taiwan, Frantic Search and Rescue

New video shows the scene from Friday night’s search and rescue after the Taiwanese research vessel Ocean Researcher V struck a reef and sank near the Penghu Islands in the Taiwan Strait....

October 11, 2014
Total Views: 19