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SUBC WINS CONTRACT TO PROVIDE HD VIDEO TO PACIFIC OCEAN OBSERVATION INITIATIVE

by wade on June 21, 2013

2013/06/07, CLARENVILLE NL: SubC Control Ltd. has been awarded a three-year contract from the University of Washington to provide a Seafloor High Definition video camera to the Regional Scale Nodes (RSN) component of the National Science Foundation funded Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI). The University of Washington selected SubC’s 1Cam underwater camera following a competitive request for proposal (RFP) process evaluating the available options based on technological capability, proven reliability, and cost.
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SUBMISSION TIMELINES FOR THE 2013 ATLANTIC INNOVATION FUND

by wade on June 21, 2013

In today’s Global, knowledge-based marketplace, staying innovative is critical for success, no matter how large or small an organization may be. If you know of a business or research organization that may have a project that looks to: Read more.

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STATOIL MAKES ANOTHER OIL FIND OFFSHORE NEWFOUNDLAND

by wade on June 20, 2013

ST. JOHN’S, NL, June 19, 2013 – Statoil has made a discovery of light, high-quality oil in the Flemish Pass Basin, offshore Newfoundland. Oil was encountered while drilling the Harpoon prospect (EL 1112), located approximately 500 kilometres north-east of St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.

“While it is still too early to determine Harpoon’'s resource potential at this time, this is very encouraging for the area and especially for the Bay du Nord well planned for later this year,” says Erik Finnstrom, Senior Vice President, North America.
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HIBERNIA INSTALLS LIFEBOAT TRAINING SIMULATOR ON OFFSHORE PLATFORM

by wade on June 18, 2013

St. John's, Newfoundland, June 17, 2013: Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd. (HMDC) recently installed Virtual Marine Technology’s (VMT) SurvivalQuest Lifeboat Simulator System onboard the Hibernia platform. SurvivalQuest is an enclosed cabin, full mission lifeboat simulator system which uses lifeboat specific helm controls and virtual environments to allow lifeboat coxswains and crew to practice emergency launch scenarios not possible using conventional training and drills. Read more.

OCEAN SUMMIT CHARTS COURSE FOR CORPORATE OCEAN RESPONSIBILITY AND ACTION

by wade on June 14, 2013

6 June 2013, Washington, D.C.: More than 200 representatives of the ocean business community and other ocean stakeholders gathered at the Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) in Washington, D.C. from April 22-24. Organized by the World Ocean Council (WOC), the SOS is the only international ocean business community gathering dedicated to industry leadership and collaboration in developing solutions to ocean sustainability challenges.
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