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SubC Imaging have worked with Curtin University and the Western Australian Museum to successfully survey the shipwrecks of Australian warship HMAS Sydney (II) and the German raider HSK Kormoran

by Barry Snow on July 7, 2015

SubC Imaging have worked with Curtin University and the Western Australian Museum to successfully survey the shipwrecks of Australian warship HMAS Sydney (II) and the German raider HSK Kormoran in the Indian Ocean 200 km west of Shark Bay, Western Australia. The water depth at the site is approximately 2500m.   One of SubC’s latest products, the 1Cam 3D  was used in the mission providing outstanding footage of the shipwrecks.   Read more.

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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.

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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.