Innovators:

SHIPPING INDUSTRY WANTS HIGHER QUALITY DATA

New INTTRA Technology Outlook survey demonstrates easy access to quality shipping information a high priority for shipping industry.


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Iceberg Wranglers

Zhi Li and his Memorial University research team are developing technology to help offshore industry manage icebergs.


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THE ARCTIC MARINE CORRIDOR

The biggest obstacle to tapping $1 trillion in recoverable Arctic oil and gas reserves is lack of reliable hydrographic charts. Enter Karl Kenny and the charting revolution.


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Technology Sector Directory

The companies, institutions and R&D institutes of OceansAdvance's ocean technology cluster are active in these sectors...


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NEWS

NEW OCEAN CLUSTER ESTABLISHED IN MAINE

October 20, 2014

(Portland Maine: October 16, 2014) Maine Governor Paul LePage today announced the successful establishment of the New England Ocean Cluster in Maine. The Iceland Ocean Cluster, led by Thor Sigfusson, has partnered with North Atlantic Assets and Soli DG, Inc. of Maine to establish the New England Ocean Cluster and New England Ocean Cluster House. 

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MARINE INSTITUTE HOSTS INTERNATIONAL SMART GEAR COMPETITION

October 20, 2014

(St. John's, NL: 14 Oct. 2014) Every day, the team at the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University’s Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Resources work in the world’s largest flume tank designing and testing fishing gear including methods to reduce fisheries bycatch.

During the week of Oct. 13 -17 they will host a team of international judges for the World Wildlife Fund’s International 2014 Smart Gear Competition to find the latest innovative solutions to address fisheries bycatch through environmentally-friendly fishing gear.

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DEEP SEA DREAMER

October 20, 2014

Venturing into the unknown is a natural compulsion for homo sapiens.  From climbing Everest to exploring Mars, to probing the vastness of space with telescopes, our species is driven by curiosity, and the potential for financial gain, to evolve technologies that enable us to master space, time, and distance.  Among the most technically challenging and potentially rewarding areas that remain tantalizingly out of reach are the depths of the oceans.  
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SHIPPING INDUSTRY WANTS HIGHER QUALITY DATA SAYS SURVEY

October 7, 2014

The latest INTTRA Technology Outlook survey, which tries to identify the top technology priorities and challenges on the minds of international logistics and shipping industry professionals from direct shippers, carriers and freight forwarders around the world has shown that the industry’s top priority is “improving supply chain visibility capabilities to integrate higher quality data.”   This demonstrates the importance now placed on having easy access to quality shipping information that is timely, accurate and complete.  
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