Industry News

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25
Oct 2017

2017 Arctic Research Explores the ‘Roomba’ Approach

An important research project took place this August during the US Coast Guard’s annual science patrol aboard the cutter Healy, the United States’ newest and most technologically advanced polar icebreaker.

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11
Oct 2017

New Initiative to End Use of HFO in the Arctic Launched

The Our Ocean Arctic Commitment, an international initiative to end use of heavy fuel oil (HFO) by Arctic shipping, was launched at the Our Ocean conference in Malta on October 6.

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4
Oct 2017

Canadian Partnership Leads to Better Ice Detection

Canadian technology firm Rutter has completed a collaborative initiative with Statoil Canada and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador to improve ice detection for harsh environment offshore oil and gas operations.

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4
Oct 2017

High tech Arctic communications without satellites

Two Finnish companies, Fleetrange and KNL Networks, say they are the first in the world to provide Arctic maritime situational awareness, IoT and communications using technology independent of satellites.

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17
Aug 2017

BMT ARGOSS Launches Ice Charting Capability

BMT ARGOSS (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group, has launched its ice charting capability which, coupled with its extensive weather forecasting expertise, will provide a more enhanced and cost effective service to customers globally.

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