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Centralised Data for Hamburg Port Authority

The Port of Hamburg is the third-largest container port in Europe and among the biggest in the world. There are almost 300 berths with a total of 43 kilometres of quay servicing around 9,000 ships per year. The Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) is responsible for the ma... (read more)
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IFHS News Presents its 3rd Issue

The latest issue of the International Federation of Hydrographic Societies subscription-free electronic publication IFHS News is now available to download or read on... (read more)

Seabed Geosolutions Secures Ocean Bottom Node Contract

Seabed Geosolutions has been awarded a large 3D ocean bottom node (OBN) survey in the Santos Basin in Brazil. Seabed Geosolutions’ Manta node system will be used. The se... (read more)

JALBTCX 532 Award for Yves Pastol

During the recent Joint Airborne Lidar Bathymetry Technical Center of Expertise (JALBTCX) conference, taking place from 6-8 June 2017 in Savannah, USA, SHOM hydrographic surve... (read more)

Biodiversity Loss from Deep-sea Mining to be Unavoidable

Biodiversity losses from deep-sea mining are unavoidable and possibly irrevocable, an international team of 15 marine scientists and legal scholars argue in a letter published... (read more)

AML Acquires MVP Product Line from Rolls-Royce

AML Oceanographic, Canada, has purchased the global rights to the Moving Vessel Profiler (MVP) product line from Rolls-Royce Canada. Originally developed in Halifax by Brooke... (read more)

Multi-purpose Offshore Survey Vessel for Lighthouse

Lighthouse continues to invest in enhancing the capabilities of its survey fleet. Recently, the MPV/DP2 Nautical Geo, their latest multi-purpose offshore vessel has arriv... (read more)

New CTO Expands Rovco’s Senior Management Team

UK-based subsea company Rovco has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Dr Iain Wallace as chief technology officer (CTO). The move reinforces the fi... (read more)

University of Gothenburg Selects HUGIN AUV to Expand Autonomy in Marine Research

The University Of Gothenburg, Sweden, has chosen Kongsberg Maritime’s HUGIN autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) to expand Sweden’s capabilities in the field of mar... (read more)

Sediment Stability Instrumentation Added to Sediment? Solved Range

Aquatec Group has expanded the Sediment? Solved range to include instrumentation to measure surface sediment stability, with the addition of Partrac’s benthic flumes and... (read more)
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Laurie Prandolini Fellowship for Collaborative Research into Autonomous Marine Fleets

The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST) has awarded its Laurie Prand... (read more)

Seven Members of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea Elected

On Wednesday 14 June 2017, seven members of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea were e... (read more)

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