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IMarEST Announces New Member Benefit

The Institute of Marine Engineering Science & Technology (IMarEST) has announced a new benefit for its members in the form of IMarEST TV, an on-demand video platform.

Seafarers help Sought to Improve Onboard Design

The Nautical Institute and CIRM (the principal international association for marine electronics companies) today launched a joint initiative to improve the usability

Removal of derelict fishing gear has major economic impact

A new study by researchers at William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science shows that removal of derelict fishing gear could generate millions of dollars in extra harvest value for commercial fisheries worldwide. The study focused...Show More Summary

Shark vs. Robot

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Hack a Day

In laymen’s terms they built a shark-chasing robot. You can guess what happened next… The back story is a little more reputable. I recently attended the Center for Marine Robotics meeting at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and learned about a very interesting robot. Show More Summary

Practical Training Course on Ocean Acidification: “How to set up relevant ocean acidification experiments with limited resources”, Mozambique, 8-12 February 2016

Deadline for applications: 21 December 2015! Host institute: Inhaca Marine Biology Research Station, Inhaca Island, Mozambique Dates: 8–12 February 2016 Organizers: The University of Gothenburg, Sweden; The Global Ocean Acidification Observing Network (GOA-ON). Show More Summary

Conscious Command: Transition Assistance From the Top-Down

Last week was a big one for veterans, the most important news being the 240th birthday of one of the greatest institutions known to man -- the United States Marine Corps. Next year will mark a decade since I raised my right hand and joined something so much bigger than myself. Show More Summary

Claim: Arctic sea ice plays a pivotal role in the Arctic methane cycle

Nature study on greenhouse gas feedback mechanisms between the atmosphere, sea ice and ocean From the ALFRED WEGENER INSTITUTE, HELMHOLTZ CENTRE FOR POLAR AND MARINE RESEARCH The ice-covered Arctic Ocean is a more important factor concerning the concentration of the greenhouse gas methane in the atmosphere than previously assumed. Experts from the Alfred Wegener Institute,…

Human Performance and Limitation for Mariners

The Nautical Institute’s latest book, Human Performance and Limitation for Mariners, builds on a concept first introduced in the aviation industry that was responsible

Only 4 percent of the ocean is protected: UBC research

Despite global efforts to increase the area of the ocean that is protected, only four per cent of it lies within marine protected areas (MPAs), according to a University of British Columbia study. UBC Institute for Ocean and Fisheries researchers found that major swaths of the ocean must still be protected to reach even the most basic global targets. read more

Human Factor Competencies for Future Mariner

Capt Pradeep Chawla, Managing Director QHSE & Training, Anglo-Eastern Ship Management Ltd., Presented a paper at the Nautical Institute Hong Kong Branch Seminar

Plastic Litter Sea Surface, Even in Arctic

In a new study, researchers from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) show for the first time that marine litter

Marin School's Plan for Campus and Housing Meets Resistance

The Branson School's current Ross campus, via The Branson School Local news outlets report that The Branson School, an institution that has long been known as one of the best private schools in the Bay Area, wants to build...

Polarstern Returns from Arctic

On Wednesday, 14 October 2015 the research icebreaker Polarstern from the Alfred-Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), entered its homeport in Bremerhaven.

New Research Vessel for Virginia Institute of Marine Science

JMS Naval Architects will complete the Contract Design Package next month of a 93-foot research vessel for Virginia Institute of Marine Science to replace its current research vessel, Bay Eagle.

Billions of Juvenile Fish under Arctic Ice

  Using a new net, marine biologists from the Alfred Wegener Institute have, for the first time, been able to catch polar cod directly beneath the Arctic sea ice with a trawl,

2-year post-doctoral opportunity in marine ecology and ocean acidification, Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA)

The Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA) has partnered with the Arctic Monitoring Assessment Program (AMAP), Institute of Marine Studies (IMR, Norway) and the University of Gothenburg (UGot, Sweden) to undertake research into new theoretical understanding of the response of marine ecosystems to ocean acidification, with a focus on the Arctic. This research is under […]

IMEI Certification - Unique Achievement

  For Institute of Marine Engineers of India having achieved standardisation and maintainenace of quality processes simultaneously not just at their Head

Volcano spewing carbon dioxide drives coral to give way to algae

New research provides early warning of ocean acidification effects. Scientists from NOAA and the Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies at the University of Miami have documented a dramatic shift from vibrant coral communities to carpets of algae in remote Pacific Ocean waters where an underwater volcano spews carbon dioxide. The new research published […]

Russia Arctic Shelf Expansion Claim to UN Beneficial for Denmark, Canada

Leopold Lobkovsky, a deputy director of Marine Geology Division at Russian Academy of Sciences oceanology institute, said that if Russia's relations with Denmark and Canada were not overshadowed by political tensions, the three nations could have filed a joint bid to expand its Arctic shelf borders.

WKCTC to Host Open House for ILM Institute

West Kentucky Community and Technical College will host an open house and ribbon cutting for the Inland Logistics and Marine Institute August 10 from 4 ­– 6 p.

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