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FSG LAUNCHES OCEANEX CONNAIGRA
by wade on June 6, 2013
JUNE 4, 2013 — Recently launched by German shipbuilder Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) for St. John's, Newfoundland headquartered Oceanex, Inc., the 210 m Oceanex Connaigra will be the largest Canadian flag Con/Ro ship on its delivery later this year.
SEEKING APPLICATIONS FOR NL MISSION TO NAVALSHORE
by wade on May 13, 2013
Navalshore is the strategic event for the maritime value chain in Brazil and provides opportunities for companies to drive new revenue with a highly qualified audience. NATI, in partnership with ACOA & IBRD, invites eligible NL companies to participate in the upcoming mission to Navalshore 2013 Expo and Conference, to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 13 – 15, 2013. Although funding is pending companies are encouraged to submit their application now.
GENOA'S 3D DESIGN A BOON TO COMPETITIVE SHIPBUILDING
by wade on January 21, 2013
Having detailed instructions for each shipbuilding task and precise sequencing of the workflow is creating efficiencies and reducing rework at shipyards on the east and west coasts of the US. Read more.
JOT CALLS FOR PAPERS ON RESEARCH VESSEL DESIGN
by wade on January 17, 2013
The Journal of Ocean Technology (JOT) production team has invited interested parties to submit technical papers that describe cutting edge research in ocean technologies for research vessel design.
Papers should present the results of new (i.e., not previously published) research in ocean technology, science or engineering, and be no more than 7,500 words in length. All papers are subject to a rigorous peer-review process and must be submitted no later than February 28, 2013. All peer-reviewed papers in the JOT are open access.
NSERC RECOGNIZES GIFFORD FOR EXCELLENCE IN INNOVATION
by wade on November 13, 2012
A member of the Provincial ocean technology sector was honoured in October as the leading young researcher in Canada for applying his highly innovative research to real-world situations. Peter Gifford was the winner of Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council’s (NSERC’s) 2012 Innovation Challenge Award. Gifford, President and CEO of ExtremeOcean Innovation, won for his inspired invention called the TranSPAR Craft.