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Thursday, December 7, 2017
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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

December 7, 2017
Total Views: 351

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
rokke research vessel
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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

May 2, 2017
Total Views: 109

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

November 30, 2016
Total Views: 46

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

May 10, 2016
Total Views: 155

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Oregon State Looking for Shipbuilder to Construct a New 193′ Research Ship
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.

April 27, 2016
Total Views: 89

Saturday, March 26, 2016
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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,

March 26, 2016
Total Views: 128

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

March 21, 2016
Total Views: 16

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Ship Photos of the Day – French Research Vessel ‘Marion Dufresne II’ Sets Sail After Renovation
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

August 4, 2015
Total Views: 110

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Centuries-Old Shipwreck Discovered Off North Carolina Coast
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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

July 21, 2015
Total Views: 8

Thursday, October 23, 2014
RV Arcticus – The Great Lakes Newest Research Vessel Delivered
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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

October 23, 2014
Total Views: 556

Saturday, October 11, 2014
Video Shows RV Ocean Researcher V Aground Off Taiwan, Frantic Search and Rescue
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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

October 11, 2014
Total Views: 71

Russian Navy Interfered With Baltic Sea Research Vessel, Finland Says
Defense

Russian Navy Interfered With Baltic Sea Research Vessel, Finland Says

The Russian navy twice interfered with a Finnish state environmental research vessel in international waters in August and September, the Finnish Environment

October 11, 2014
Total Views: 38

Friday, April 25, 2014
British Antarctic Survey Unveils Plans for New Polar Exploration Ship
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British Antarctic Survey Unveils Plans for New Polar Exploration Ship

The UK government announced plans today for the building of a new £200 million polar research vessel for the NERC (Natural Environment Research Council) and

April 25, 2014
Total Views: 125

Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Britain to Summon Spanish Ambassador Over Research Vessel
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Britain to Summon Spanish Ambassador Over Research Vessel

LONDON, Nov 19 (Reuters) – Britain is to summon Spain’s ambassador following what it said was a serious incursion into Gibraltar’s

November 19, 2013
Total Views: 6

Monday, September 30, 2013
Mitsubishi Heavy to Begin Construction on New Japanese Research Vessel
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Mitsubishi Heavy to Begin Construction on New Japanese Research Vessel

Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) has awarded Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) an award today to build a wide-area seabed

September 30, 2013
Total Views: 23

Friday, September 6, 2013
News

Research Vessel Aids in Discovery of World’s Largest Volcano

Researchers at the University of Houston have uncovered the largest single volcano on earth, laying thousands of feet below the surface of the Pacific Ocean.

September 6, 2013
Total Views: 5

Thursday, September 5, 2013
DON’T MISS: High-Def Google Street View from Inside a Ship
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DON’T MISS: High-Def Google Street View from Inside a Ship

This summer Google took their cameras on board Schmidt Ocean Institute’s 272-foot research vessel, Falkor, while on a visit to the San Francisco

September 5, 2013
Total Views: 155

Thursday, February 14, 2013
OCEARCH and Caterpillar: a Partnership to Save the Great Ocean Predators
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OCEARCH and Caterpillar: a Partnership to Save the Great Ocean Predators

The following images depicts a tragedy which is quietly unfolding around the world. On top of a factory building in Hong Kong, over ten thousand shark fins are

February 14, 2013
Total Views: 149

Friday, February 8, 2013
Incident Photo of The Day – Bad Day at the Office…
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Incident Photo of The Day – Bad Day at the Office…

JUNEAU, Alaska — A research vessel under contract with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service was discovered to have sunk early Friday morning while tied to

February 8, 2013
Total Views: 5

Wednesday, August 29, 2012
simon stevin research vessel
Engineering News

“Engage the Silent Drive!” Damen Shipyards Delivers Nearly Silent Ship

It may not be quite as dramatic as the Red October, however, to conduct scientific research on climate change, sustainable fishing, and energy

August 29, 2012
Total Views: 336
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