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Subsea Tech Helps in HMS Erebus Search

October 22, 2014

Early in September, a team of Canadian underwater archaeologists discovered the wreck of the HMS Erebus in the eastern stretches of the Queen Maud Gulf off the coast of Canada. As part of the search, the team used an array of state-of-the-art technology, including advanced sonar devices, remotely operated vehicles and autonomous underwater vehicles, to… Continue Reading »

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Summit Broadband Connects to Allied Fiber

October 22, 2014

Allied Fiber, the United States’ first open-access, integrated, network-neutral colocation and dark fiber superstructure, has announced that Summit Broadband, a regional service provider headquartered in Orlando, Florida, a subsidiary of Cable Bahamas, has executed a 20-year Indefeasible Right of Use (IRU) agreement and lease for dark fiber and neutral colocation to expand its Florida network between… Continue Reading »

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Chatham Rise Mining Might Impact Marine Mammals, Report Says

October 22, 2014

Mining phosphate on the Chatham Rise, off the east coast of New Zealand’s south island, could potentially have many impacts on marine mammals like whales and dolphins, the Environmental Protection Agency was told today. Whale expert, University of Otago’s Associate Professor Liz Slooten, gave evidence on behalf of Greenpeace, Kiwis Against Seabed Mining (KASM), and the… Continue Reading »

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Airport Spokeswoman: Total CEO de Margerie Killed in Moscow Plane Accident

October 21, 2014

The chief executive of French oil major Total, Christophe de Margerie, was killed in an airplane collision with a snow plow at Moscow’s Vnukovo International Airport, airport spokeswoman Elena Krylova said on Tuesday. “Tonight, a plane crashed when it collided with a snow-clearing machine. Three crew members and a passenger died. I can confirm that… Continue Reading »

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Ofgem to Assess Five Potential Subsea Links

October 21, 2014

Ofgem has announced the names of five new interconnector projects that could be built in the future. Together with the ElecLink and Nemo projects that Ofgem has already assessed, these seven projects could lead to investment of up to £6 billion and provide up to 7.5GW of additional electricity capacity in GB. Ofgem has decided that… Continue Reading »

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Group effort pulling cars from watery grave in Merrimack River

October 21, 2014

Well, you can say this about the Merrimack River: It has been, historically, a practically perfect place to dump a car. Water the color of black coffee. Dozens of secluded access points, especially along a wooded trail that runs beside the banks from Lowell to Lawrence. In this state, with its grand tradition of boosting cars… Continue Reading »

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Engineers as divers a unique asset for Appledore

October 21, 2014

Work for an engineering company and, it goes without saying, you are certified and trained as an engineer. But work for Appledore Marine Engineering, and you’re not only an engineer, you’re a certified underwater diver both in the use of self-contained air tanks and surface-supplied air. “All our engineers are divers,” said Appledore president Noah… Continue Reading »

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Ocean Rig, Petrobras Agree To 3-Year, $1.1B Drillships Lease

October 21, 2014

Cyprus-based Ocean Rig UDW Inc said on Monday that it signed a $1.1 billion three-year contract with Brazil’s state-run oil company, Petroleo Brasileiro SA, to extend a lease on two ultra-deepwater drilling ships. Petrobras, as the Brazilian oil company is known, will get the ships, the Ocean Rig Corcovado and Ocean Rig Mykonos, for 1,095… Continue Reading »

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