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Monday, August 20, 2012
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New US Navy Oceanographic Vessel Will Provide Valuable New Research Tool [VIDEO]

ARLINGTON, Va.-Construction for two new research ships funded by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) officially got underway with a keel-laying and dedication

August 20, 2012
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Monday, June 4, 2012
Qatar 's Janan Research Ship
Press Releases

R/V Janan – Qatar’s Newest Research Ship

The model research facility Janan – named after the island located in the western part of the Qatari peninsula – was donated to the University by

June 4, 2012
Total Views: 44

Sunday, April 15, 2012
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New & Stunning 3D Photos Of The Titanic

New, unseen, photos of the HMS Titanic released by National Geographic this month put the RMS Titanic in a new light. In collaboration with the  Woods Hole

April 15, 2012
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Wednesday, April 4, 2012
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Woods Hole Oceanographic Conducts Search For Nuclear Fallout

An international research team is reporting the results of a research cruise they organized to study the amount, spread, and impacts of radiation released into

April 4, 2012
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Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Drilling Into The Tsunami – An Update From The Chikyu

Reaching from Chile up to the Bering Sea, then down again to New Zealand, the fault lines circling the Pacific Ocean are named The Pacific Ring of Fire and

April 3, 2012
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Tuesday, January 24, 2012
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US and Canada Conduct Joint Effort Collecting 5,600 Miles of Arctic Bathymetric and Seismic Data

By Brian Van Pay and Barbara Moore, US Department of State In the enduring spirit of friendship and cooperation, the United States and Canada conducted their

January 24, 2012
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Wednesday, December 7, 2011
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High Tech Equipment Unveils Ancient Sunken Islands in the Depths Off Australia

(University of Sydney)  In the remote waters of the Indian Ocean, west of Perth, scientists have just discovered two sunken islands, almost the size of

December 7, 2011
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Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Press Releases

Damen Yard to Build Two SRSV’s For Dutch Shipping Co. Groen

Dutch Shipping Company Groen has ordered two Seismic Research & Support Vessels (SRSV’s) with Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam (Netherlands), part of

November 29, 2011
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Wednesday, September 28, 2011

NOAA Ship Rainier Heads North To Map Digital Charts in 3D

NOAA Ship Rainier has begun a month-long survey of the sea floor near Alaska’s Prince of Wales Island as part of a multi-year effort to update nautical

September 28, 2011
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Wednesday, March 9, 2011
New study looks at effects of shipping containers lost at sea

New study looks at effects of shipping containers lost at sea

Via Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute You would have thought a disaster like this would have made the national news. But no one was hurt, and there is

March 9, 2011
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Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Rolls-Royce wins US $32m contract for Chinese seismic research vessel
Engineering News

Rolls-Royce wins US $32m contract for Chinese seismic research vessel

Rolls-Royce has won a £20 million (US $32 million) order from Chinese conglomerate Sinopec to design and equip a specialist seismic research vessel.  When

February 16, 2011
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Friday, September 17, 2010

Scripps Research Platform FLIP – A Most Unusual Ship

In 2002, when my wife was working aboard the Robert G. Sproul at Scripps Institute Of Oceanography, we had the chance to tour FLIP and it is one of the

September 17, 2010
Total Views: 1132

Thursday, February 4, 2010

NOAA’s Bell M. Shimada – Interesting Ship of The Week

This week’s interesting ship is NOAA’s new high-tech fisheries survey vessel, Bell M. Shimada. Bell M. Shimada‘s primary mission will be to

February 4, 2010
Total Views: 58

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

UAF chooses shipyard to build Alaska Region Research Vessel

More than three decades ago, marine scientists in the United States first identified the need for a research vessel capable of bringing scientists to

December 15, 2009
Total Views: 12

Friday, November 6, 2009

NOAA Commissions New Fisheries Survey Ship

Senior NOAA officials today commissioned NOAA Ship Pisces, the nation’s most advanced fisheries research vessel, and dedicated a new fisheries laboratory

November 6, 2009
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Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Eye Of The Sea – World’s First Live Underwater Webcam

Wired Science brings us news of MBARI‘s Eye Of The Sky, the world’s first deepwater webcam: The first deep-sea webcam was successfully installed on

October 6, 2009
Total Views: 531

Friday, February 20, 2009

John N. Cobb – Recent Retiree Being Named to The National Register of Historic Places

After being decommissioned this past August after 58 years of service, NOAA’s oldest and only wooden research ship that remained in its fleet, the John

February 20, 2009
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Monday, August 18, 2008

NOAA’s Ocean Exploration Ship – Okeanos Explorer

Okeanos Explorer, the first federal ship dedicated solely to ocean exploration, was commissioned on Saturday in Seattle, WA. A former U.S. Navy surveillance

August 18, 2008
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Friday, July 25, 2008
Ship Design

R/V Aurora Borealis, Drillship

  The most technologically advanced drillship in the world is not on lovaton in the gulf of mexico or in a Korean shipyard. Actually it’s not even

July 25, 2008
Total Views: 168

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Incident Photo Of The Week – Research Boat Russell W. Peterson

Photo of the research boat Russell W. Peterson takes on water about 14 miles off the coast of Rehoboth Beach, Del., Monday, May 12, 2008. Video of this

May 13, 2008
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