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GENOA DESIGN LANDS MAJOR CONTRACT AND PREPARES TO HIRE 75 NEW EMPLOYEES

by Barry Snow on June 28, 2015

A local member of the OceansAdvance Cluster has been awarded a major contract designing ships for the Canadian government.   Genoa Design International, based in Mount Pearl, employs 25 people and is expected to expand to 100 by the end of the year.   Read more.

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Cluster Members Marine Institute and National Research Council host international MATE ROV competition

by Barry Snow on June 24, 2015

Students from all over the world – and their underwater robots – are set to converge on St. John’s, N.L., from June 25-27 to compete in the Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) Center’s International Student Remotely Operated Vehicle Competition.   Read more.

NEIA's NEWLEEF - Newfoundland and Labrador's Green Economy Conference

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Newleef is Newfoundland and Labrador’s premier green economy event. An annual conference now in its fourth year, Newleef brings industry, academia, government, and the community together to discuss the growth and diversification of the province’s economy through the protection of, mitigation of effects to, or enhancement of the natural environment. 

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Irving Shipbuilding Inc. Partners with MEOPAR, Provides $1 Million to Ocean Research

by Barry Snow on June 23, 2015

  Irving Shipbuilding is partnering with MEOPAR to provide $1 million for oceans research in Canada.   Irving Shipbuilding’s funding is pursuant to its Value Proposition obligation under the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy, whereby Irving Shipbuilding is committed to spending 0.5% of contract revenues with the aim of creating a sustainable marine industry across Canada.    Read more.

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Nalcor Energy Releases Its First Regional Offshore Metocean Study

by Barry Snow on June 23, 2015

Nalcor Energy Oil & Gas recently released the results of the first regional Metocean study for offshore Newfoundland and Labrador to the global oil and gas industry. The Metocean Study looked at seven conditions in the provinces offshore to better understand the conditions in order to reduce exploration risk and uncertainty. Read more.