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NOC takes Boaty McBoatface to Travel Under Antarctica’s Melting Thwaites Glacier

13.12.2021
Engineers from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) have headed out to the Thwaites Glacier in Antarctica with renowned autonomous underwater vehicle, Boaty McBoatface, to help understand what is causing ice loss from the glacier and better predict how its deterioration could contribute to sea level rise.

Ocean Business 2021 Reunites the Ocean Tech Industry with a Bang

13.11.2021
Ocean Business 2021, which took place on the quayside of the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton from 12-14 October has been hailed a triumph, with the industry raring to get back to face-to-face business and networking. The long-awaited event welcomed thousands of visitors, including delegates from 52 countries.

UK’s National Centre for Operational Excellence for Marine Robotics Launches

11.11.2021
CEbotiX, the UK’s national centre for operational development, workforce training and assurance of autonomous maritime technology, has officially launched.

The National Oceanography Centre and Subsea 7 Launch Research Alliance Aim to Improve the Scientific Understanding of Global Oceans

14.10.2021
The UK’s National Oceanography Centre (NOC) is partnering with Subsea 7, a global leader in the delivery of offshore projects for the energy sector, to create BORA Blue Ocean Research Alliance™. The alliance represents a significant step towards gaining a better understanding of the world’s oceans and seas for a sustainable marine future.

Saipem selects Fugro’s InclinoCam® for Precise Pile Positioning Contract Offshore Senegal

11.10.2021
Fugro has been awarded by Saipem a monitoring contract to support the construction of a liquid natural gas (LNG) jetty for BP’s Greater Tortue Ahmeyim field offshore Senegal/Mauritania.

Major New International Expedition Sets Sail

27.07.2021
This month, scientists from the UK’s National Oceanography Centre (NOC) will join a team of marine scientists from the iAtlantic project on a month-long collaborative expedition to investigate the ecosystems and natural processes in the deep sea around the Cabo Verde islands in the central Atlantic Ocean.

Approved Development of Breidablikk Field Securing Activity and Jobs

29.06.2021
The plan for development and operation (PDO) of the Breidablikk field in the North Sea has been approved by Norwegian authorities. Field investments are approximately NOK 18.6 billion. Production from the field is scheduled to start in the first half of 2024.

Europe’s First Maritime Operations and Training Centre for Robotic Vehicles Will Future-proof Training for Civilian and Military Vessel Operations

17.06.2021
Three key players involved in the drive to autonomous ship operations have joined forces to create Europe’s first training and development centre, dedicated to supporting maritime’s digital transition.

Maersk Drilling Awarded one-well Drillship Contract in Korea

09.02.2021
Maersk Drilling has secured a contract from Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC) for the drillship Maersk Viking to drill one exploration well in Block 6-1 offshore the Republic of Korea.

International Collaboration to Develop Ultra-deep Sea Sensors Begins

25.11.2020
This month marks the start of a new international collaboration to better understand the ultra deep-sea through innovative adaptation of sensors to withstand the crushing pressures at depths of down to 11,000 metres. Funded through the NERC Global Partnerships Seedcorn Fund, the project will bring together experts from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) with researchers from the newly created centre of excellence for ultra-deep sea research - the Danish Center for Hadal Research (HADAL) at the University of Southern Denmark (SDU), to jointly improve knowledge about the processes governing organic carbon degradation in deep-sea trenches.


Chief Executive of National Oceanography Centre receives CBE

12.10.2020
The National Oceanography Centre’s Chief Executive, Prof Ed Hill, has been awarded a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2020 list, published today, in recognition of his services to ocean and environmental sciences.

Registration opens for the NOC’s Marine Autonomy and Technology Showcase 2020

30.09.2020
Registration is now open for the National Oceanography Centre’s Marine Autonomy and Technology Showcase (MATS) 2020, which will be held as a virtual event for the first time from 10–12 November.

The Breidablikk field ready for development

29.09.2020
Equinor and partners Petoro, Vår Energi and ConocoPhillips Skandinavia have decided to develop the Breidablikk field in the North Sea. Today the partnership will submit the plan for development and operation to the Minister of Petroleum and Energy, in addition to awarding contracts for subsea facilities and upgrading of the Grane platform.

Royal Research Ships resume scientific operations

29.09.2020
The Royal Research Ships James Cook and Discovery are resuming scientific research expeditions following the suspension of the marine facilities programme earlier in the year due to Covid-19.

Abyssal Joins Marine Robotics Innovation Centre's Thriving Community

21.08.2020
The NOC’s Marine Robotics Innovation Centre has announced that Abyssal is joining its thriving community of partners. This follows the news from earlier in the month that Cellula Robotics has partnered with the Centre.

MATS 2020 to be Held as a Virtual Conference (10-12 November, 2020)

29.07.2020
This year’s Marine Autonomy and Technology Showcase (MATS 2020) will be held as a virtual event, the delivery committee announced this week.

Arctic Melt Water Leads to Enhanced Storms

28.07.2020
Freshwater in the ocean leads to extreme cold patches in the North Atlantic, which has major implications for weather over the surrounding land-masses.

National Marine Facilities Technology Road Map Published

30.06.2020
The National Oceanography Centre has this week published the National Marine Facilities (NMF) Technology Roadmap 2020-21, which outlines current capabilities and looks to the future of oceanographic science and the technology that will take us there.
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