June 17, 2019

Experts from all over the world to gather in Brest and at UNESCO for the protection of underwater heritage

14 June 2019 Preserved at the bottom of the sea, countless shipwrecks and historical remains bear invaluable testimony to the history of humanity and its relationship […]
June 3, 2019

ScUber submarine launched by Uber off Heron Island on the Great Barrier Reef

Belinda Jackson  –  May 23 2019 It’s the ultimate rideshare: Uber will dip a toe in the water when it launches its first submarine rides, on […]
June 2, 2019

Researchers focus on oil spill cleanup methods for use in Arctic waters

Paul Withers · CBC News · Jun 01, 2019 Expected increases in ship traffic heighten risk of northern oil spills What if you could predict the […]
May 10, 2019

Greenlit : British Columbia (Canada) lighthouses upgrading to wind and solar power

Megan Thomas · CBC News · Posted: May 07, 2019 10 of B.C.’s 27 remote light stations are moving away from diesel to environmentally friendly power Some […]
May 3, 2019

International conference ‘’Conservation and restoration in underwater archaeology: experiences, methods and new discoveries’’, ICUA Zadar, 24th to 26th October 2019

U.N.E.S.C.O. – 26.04.2019 The ICUA Zadar has announced the call for papers for the international conference ‘’Conservation and restoration in underwater archaeology: experiences, methods and new […]
April 25, 2019

Team Gitana : New Skippers, the duo Franck Cammas – Charles Caudrelier

April 25, 2019 Within the Gitana racing stable, the winter refit is on the final straight. In fact, in a little less than a month, the […]
April 5, 2019

Scientific community to examine the AtlantOS Atlantic Ocean Observing System, at UNESCO meeting

March 22, 2019 UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) will present the contributions of the AtlantOS project, a platform for the coordination of international observing systems in […]
April 3, 2019

China plans an AI Atlantis for the South China Sea – without a human in sight

April 03, 2019 By Stephen Chen China is planning to build a deep sea base for unmanned submarine science and defence operations in the South China […]
March 28, 2019

State of the Climate in 2018 shows accelerating climate change impacts

28 March 2019 – World Meteorological Organization https://public.wmo.int/en/media/press-release/state-of-climate-2018-shows-accelerating-climate-change-impacts  
March 18, 2019

Kelowna tech company develop sailing safety app

March 15, 2019 The Government of Canada is making an investment of $595,000 in LRC Consulting Solutions, a technology company from Kelowna, BC, to develop a […]
March 15, 2019

UN Environment – New report – Global warming

March 15, 2019   The new report “Global Linkages – A graphic look at the changing Arctic”, produced by UN Environment and its collaborating center GRID-Arendal, […]
March 2, 2019

Father-daughter duo completes rowing trip across Atlantic Ocean

Adam Carter · CBC News · March 02, 2019 John and Libby Beeden rowed from Portugal to the Caribbean in 91 days As the waves pummelled […]
February 28, 2019

New sailboat SUN FAST 3300 by Jeanneau

February 28, 2019 Jeanneau confirms the launch of a new Sun Fast 3300 in the spring of 2019. “ We can see a concave in the […]
February 14, 2019

UNESCO – Paving the Way for a Global Sustainable Blue Economy : Launch of the MSPglobal Initiative

14 February 2019 The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO and the Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (DG MARE) of the European Commission launched their […]
February 13, 2019

Wreck of USS Hornet, from which first WWII airborne attack on Japan was launched, found in South Pacific

Feb. 13, 2019 – by Jesse Johnson The discovery of the wreck of the USS Hornet aircraft carrier, which played a key role in several monumental […]
February 6, 2019

WMO confirms past 4 years were warmest on record

Geneva, 6 February 2019 In a clear sign of continuing long-term climate change associated with record atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 […]
February 6, 2019

Countries of the Atlantic coast mobilize to protect underwater cultural heritage

UNESCO – 06.02.2019 The seabed contains an important amount of underwater cultural heritage, an invaluable source of information on ancient civilizations and the history of maritime […]
January 29, 2019

Blue Jacket racing yacht, Los Angeles (USA), circa 1940

January 28, 2019 Blue Jacket racing yacht, Los Angeles, circa 1940. Views from airplane other yachts  
January 28, 2019

Navigation Project/WizVox Medias at The Montreal Boat and Water sports Show – January 31th to February 3th

January 28, 2019 Navigation Project/WizVox Medias participates in The Montreal Boat and Water sports Show. Held from 2019, January 31th to February 3th at Place Bonaventure […]
January 24, 2019
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WizVox Media at CONAM for a workshop on marine weather

Montreal, January 24, 2019 Release Mr. Jacques Lavigne, meteorologist at WizVox Medias and retired from Environment Canada, will give a marine weather training workshop for members […]
January 10, 2019

In Wissant (France) : A century later, the German submarine UC-61 reappears !

January 07, 2019 UC-61 ran aground on the beach of Wissant (France) on July 26, 1917 as it was heading north of Boulogne-sur-mer after a failed […]
January 4, 2019

Wavegem® is a mid-size marine platform that produces its own energy from the swell and the sun

January 04, 2019 Application resulting from our IHES research program, the Wavegem® medium power autonomous platform generates its electricity from the innovative wave technology developed by […]
January 3, 2019

‘Navigation Project’ in the December newsletter of Québec Yachting

January 3, 2019 ‘Navigation Project’ in the December issue of the Quebec Yachting newsletter for the multimedia book project ” The secrets of the St. Lawrence […]
December 31, 2018

Happy New Year 2019 !!!

Happy New Year 2019 !!!
December 24, 2018

Merry Christmas !!!

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December 11, 2018

Unique Footage of WWII German Submarine U-175 sunk by US Coast Guard on 17 April 1943

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia German submarine U-175 was a Type IXC U-boat of Nazi Germany’s Kriegsmarine built for service during World War II. She was […]
December 10, 2018

Scientists Find Some Hope for Coral Reefs : The Strong May Survive

By Kendra Pierre-Louis – Dec. 10, 2018 Among the threatened corals of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, one of the natural wonders of the world that has […]
November 29, 2018

Government of Canada announces support for UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development

27 November 2018 Nairobi, November 27 – The evidence is clear: our oceans are at risk. Marine ecosystems are degrading, the oceans are warming, sea levels […]
November 23, 2018

Computer simulator gives new insight into right whale rope entanglements

CBC News ·  Nov 22, 2018 Simulator shows whales’ evasion attempts often make their situation worse Scientists in New England believe they can help reduce often […]
November 20, 2018

Raising of the Vasa, a Swedish warship sunk in 1628

Novembre 20, 2018 Considered an important find by archaeologists in the 1950’s, the Vasa shipwreck helped scientists understand more about naval voyages during the 17th century […]
November 19, 2018

Home Built Back To The Future II Time Traveling DeLorean Hovercraft For Sale

November 15, 2018 This is the eBay auction for a custom built hovercraft that looks like the time traveling DeLorean from Back To The Future II. […]
November 10, 2018

Antarctica and the history of lost continents

By Jörg Ebbing, Peter Haas, Fausto Ferraccioli, Folker Pappa,Wolfgang Szwillus & Johannes Bouman – Scientific Reports – 05 November 2018 Abstract Curvature components derived from satellite […]
November 9, 2018

Search on after Japanese island ‘disappears’

Jack Guy, CNN • Updated 2nd November 2018 On a bad day, you might lose your wallet or keys, but it’s a lot harder to lose […]
November 6, 2018

Artemis Technologies Unveil New Sailing Simulator

November 6, 2018 In this video Artemis Technologies unveil the company’s latest piece of ground breaking technology, a new full-motion platform sailing simulator. A 4.5 metre […]
November 1, 2018

Global coalition of aquariums set to fight plastic pollution

26.10.2018 – Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission Aquariums all over the world will organise permanent activities in their facilities and will be invited to change their procurement policies, […]
October 28, 2018

Titanic ll set to sail in 2022 along the same ill-fated route, promising ‘an authentic Titanic experience’

By Shelby Rogers – October, 25th 2018 Recent reports surfaced that a second Titanic ship could set sail as early as 2022. A team of Australian […]
October 25, 2018

Discover the route of the “Route du Rhum – Destination Guadeloupe”

October 25, 2018 Spanning 3,542 miles between Saint Malo (France) and Pointe-à-Pitre (Guadeloupe) in November, the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe offerss up a variety of weather […]
October 25, 2018

Wizvox Media\Projet Navigation will give a lecture on maritne weather in the “2018 Sailing Fair “, Montreal

October 25, 2018     Wizvox Media\Projet Navigation team is pleased to participate in the “2018 Sailing Fair “, an event for sailors organized by the Fédération […]
October 23, 2018

2,400-Year-Old ‘Odysseus’ Greek Vessel Discovered Intact at the Bottom of the Black Sea

By Tasos Kokkinidis – Oct 23, 2018 A discovery that could change our understanding of shipbuilding and seafaring in the ancient world was made at the […]
September 28, 2018

This Supple, Squishy Robo-Jellyfish Can Explore Ocean Reefs

Eric Niiler – Wired – 09.19.18 Jellyfish float through the ocean like drones of the sea. Their simple nature makes them a natural muse for robot […]
September 18, 2018

Halifax G7 meeting to promote ocean plastics charter, says environment minister

Michael Tutton · The Canadian Press · Sep 18, 2018 ‘We know plastic … is literally choking our lakes and rivers and we have to take […]
September 15, 2018

The Ocean Cleanup Technology, Explained

September 14, 2018 The ocean is big. Cleaning up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch using conventional methods – vessels and nets – would take thousands of […]
September 13, 2018

Atacama Trench : Three New Snailfish Species Discovered Lurking 5 Miles Below the Ocean Surface

By Katherine Hignett – Newsweek – 9/10/18 Researchers probing the deep, dark waters of the Pacific’s Atacama Trench have discovered three “amazing” species of snailfish swimming […]
September 11, 2018

Ancient Church Hidden in Turkish Lake. And a Pagan Temple May Lie Beneath It.

Tom Metcalfe, Live Science Contributor – September 5, 2018 When Mustafa Şahin first saw photographs of the submerged ancient church under the waves of Turkey’s Lake […]
August 28, 2018

Holy calamari : Giant squid washes up on New Zealand beach

By Johnny Lieu, 2018-08-27 Lots of weird things wash up on beaches. Sea potatoes. A very old message in a bottle. Unidentifiable sea creatures. But by […]
August 21, 2018

People in Florida are paying thousands of dollars to be ‘buried’ in an underwater graveyard

By Mike Wehner – August 9th, 2018 Making plans for what will happen to you after your death is always kind of weird, whether you believe […]
August 13, 2018

Microsoft’s undersea data center now has a webcam with fish swimming past 27.6 petabytes of data

By Tom Warren – Aug 9, 2018 If you’ve always wanted to watch fish swim past a data center with 27.6 petabytes of storage, stop surfing […]
August 10, 2018

How to restore the ocean’s oxygen? A New tool for policy makers

By Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission – 20.07.2018 Oxygen is declining in the ocean. Since the 1960s, the area of low oxygen water in the open ocean has […]
August 6, 2018

Explorer Amundsen’s ship returns to Norway after 100 years

By AFP – August 6, 2018 The ship used by Norwegian polar explorer Roald Amundsen finally returned home Monday, completing its journey around the North Pole […]
July 28, 2018

Just 13% of the Ocean Is Untouched by Humans

By Ashley P. Taylor –  July 26, 2018 Oceans cover approximately 70 percent of the earth’s surface, and it seems almost none of that marine expanse […]
July 19, 2018

‘Underwater Pokéball’ snatches up soft-bodied deep dwellers

By Devin Coldewey – July 19, 2018 Creatures that live in the depths of the oceans are often extremely fragile, making their collection a difficult affair. […]
July 17, 2018

Finally, after 70 years divers located the wreckage U-966

By Nancy Bilyeau – Jul 10, 2018 A 220-foot-long German submarine, scuttled in desperation off the northwest coast of Spain on November 10, 1943, has remained […]
July 7, 2018

Man Overboard – How often do people fall overboard on cruise ships?

By Rosie Spinks – July 4, 2018 Reports described it as a “miracle” when a crew member on Norwegian Cruise Line fell overboard in the sea […]
June 27, 2018

Zero 2 Infinity and COMEX SA Performed Four Sea Launches as Part of the Triton Campaign

June 21, 2018 On June 5th 2018, COMEX SA and Zero 2 Infinity (Z2I) successfully demonstrated their ability to perform Maritime surveillance over a course of […]
June 20, 2018

Plastic Odyssey, a catamaran project with plastic waste

AFP – 20/06/2018 The Ulysse catamaran of the Plastic Odyssey project inaugurated in Concarneau on June 17, 2018, in Finistère (AFPTV /) Fight against ocean pollution […]
June 19, 2018

UNESCO issues new publication on underwater cultural heritage of World War II in the Pacific

15.06.2018 A new UNESCO publication focuses on good management practices in what regards the extensive submerged heritage dating from WWII, present in the waters of the […]
May 22, 2018

Woods Hole Scientists Helped Find Shipwreck Off Coast Of Colombia

By Mark Pratt, The Associated Press – May 22, 2018 A Spanish galleon laden with gold that sank to the bottom of the Caribbean off the […]
May 17, 2018

The global fishing industry casts an otherworldly light when seen from space

By Johnny Simon – May 15, 2018 A picture taken from the International Space Station in December shows a small but stunning sliver of the commercial […]
May 15, 2018

The wreck of the Titanic is being eaten and may soon vanish

By Jasmin Fox-Skelly, 5 February 2018 Some reports suggest the Titanic might disappear within 20 years because of the action of microbes – yet elsewhere, bacteria […]
April 25, 2018

Arctic sea ice jammed with plastics from Pacific garbage patch

Emily Chung – CBC News – Apr 24, 2018 Up to 12,000 particles per litre, most small enough for tiny marine organisms to eat, researchers find […]
March 21, 2018

Century-old shipwreck found in Lake Erie, 8 died in sinking

The Associated Press, March 19, 2018 The Margaret Olwill was loaded with limestone when it went down in a storm in 1899 The wreckage of a […]
March 11, 2018

More losers than winners for Southern Ocean marine life in a warmer future

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, 07.03.2018 A study of the marine invertebrates living in the seas around Antarctica reveals there will be more ‘losers’ than ‘winners’ over the […]
March 9, 2018

Antarctica’s seafloor is teeming with life, rare submersible footage shows

By Andrew Freedman, March 8, 2018 The TV series Planet Earth and Planet Earth II have provided us with some of the most jaw-dropping nature footage […]
March 6, 2018

Diver films himself swimming in sea filled with plastic rubbish

By Johnny Lieu, March 6, 2018 It’s no secret that our oceans have a problem with pollution from plastic waste, with currents spreading it far and […]
March 2, 2018

Poop Stains Lead Researchers to Hidden ‘Supercolony’ of 1.5 Million Penguins

By Brandon Specktor, Senior Writer, March 2, 2018 Explorers beware: The Danger Islands — a remote handful of rocks huddled among sheets of treacherous sea ice […]
February 25, 2018

Ocean-wide sensor array provides new look at global ocean current

By Jeff Tollefson, 16 February 2018 Initial findings hint at the complexity of currents in the North Atlantic that drive the world’s weather. The North Atlantic […]
February 14, 2018

First images of creatures from Antarctic depths revealed

By Matthew Taylor, 10 Feb 2018 Photographs of rare species from unexplored area of Antarctic seabed highlight need to protect life in one of the most […]
February 13, 2018

DARPA “Sea Hunter,” World’s Largest Autonomous Ship, Transferred to U.S. Navy

By Evan Milberg, February 12, 2018 The U.S. Department of Defense’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has completed trials of the “Sea Hunter” – the […]
February 9, 2018

Victoria’s postcard-pretty inner harbour ranked most polluted waterway in B.C. study (Canada)

By Deborah Wilson, CBC News,  Feb 08, 2018 Study sampled sediment from B.C. coastal sites, found high levels of lead, pesticides, PCBs Victoria’s picturesque Inner Harbour graces […]
February 8, 2018

Quad 44 : The electric cruising catamaran reimagined and redefined for the 21st century

January 29, 2018 Quad Marine is following the business model of Tesla to bring the electric revolution to the marine industry. A decade ago Tesla Motors […]
February 7, 2018

Robert Allan Ltd. and Kongsberg Maritime to Develop Remotely-Operated Fireboats for Ports

7 February 2018 Canada-based marine engineering company Robert Allanis set to partner with Kongsberg Maritime to develop a new remotely operated fireboat to address the safety […]
January 27, 2018

For $130,000, you could be one of the few to see the RMS Titanic in person this summer

By Sue Bailey, January 22, 2018 Far more people have explored space than have seen the Titanic and OceanGate’s manned survey is the first in 13 […]
January 9, 2018

Peugeot & Beneteau = Sea Drive Concept

PEUGEOT and BENETEAU collaborated to create the Sea Drive Concept that marries BENETEAU Ship Control® technology with the PEUGEOT i-Cockpit® in order to create a new […]
January 9, 2018

One of the world’s largest green sea turtle populations turns majority female due to climate change

By Johnny Lieu, January 9, 2108 Climate change has been disastrous for coral on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. It’s also spelling trouble for the more than […]
January 6, 2018

Ocean Bottom Deformation Due To Present-Day Mass Redistribution and Its Impact on Sea Level Observations

By Thomas Frederikse, Riccardo E. M. Riva, Matt A. King, 23 December 2017 Abstract Present-day mass redistribution increases the total ocean mass and, on average, causes […]
January 3, 2018

Rules that limit boat noise off B.C. coast are helping endangered killer whales, study says

By Linda Givetash, The Canadian Press Posted, Jan 01, 2018 American agency says the regulations help local orcas without hurting tourism American regulations that limit vessel noise […]
December 10, 2017

United Nations announces Decade of Ocean Science (2021-2030)

05 December 2017 The United Nations today announced the Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030) to mobilize the scientific community, policy-makers, business and civil […]
December 5, 2017

Ocean plastic a ‘planetary crisis’ – UN

By Roger Harrabin BBC environment analyst, Nairobi, 5 December 2017 Life in the seas risks irreparable damage from a rising tide of plastic waste, the UN […]
December 1, 2017

Rising Sea Levels Threaten Over 13,000 Archaeological Sites in the US

By Claire Voon, November 30, 2017 A new study suggests that thousands of archaeological sites in the southeastern United States will be underwater by the end […]
November 22, 2017

Underwater ruins of 3,000-year-old castle discovered in Turkey

Istanbul, November 12, 2017 Archaeologists in Turkey’s eastern Van province discovered the ruins of a 3,000-year-old Urartu castle during underwater excavations in lake Van. The excavation […]
November 19, 2017

280 Million Year Old Fossil Forest Discovered in … Antarctica

By Stephanie Pappas, Live Science Contributor, November 15, 2017 Antarctica wasn’t always a land of ice. Millions of years ago, when the continent was still part […]
November 16, 2017

Dutch minehunter discovers wreck of German Imperial Navy submarine UC-69

November 14, 2017 A Royal Netherlands Navy minehunter has discovered the wreck of the German Imperial Navy mine-laying submarine UC-69, 8.5 miles off the coast of […]
November 13, 2017

Antarctica’s warm underbelly revealed

By Jonathan Amos, BBC Science Correspondent, November 13, 2017 This is the best map yet produced of the warmth coming up from the rocks underneath the […]
November 8, 2017

Satellite Images Show Mysterious Nan Madol Ruins From a Brand-New Perspective

by Michele Debczak, November 7, 2017 The ancient complex of Nan Madol on the island of Pohnpei in Micronesia has fascinated visitors for centuries. Now, thanks […]
October 30, 2017

To some, the loudest sound ever recorded underwater is still a mystery

Andrea James, Oct 27, 2017 In 1997, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration recorded “the bloop,” a one-minute sound emanating 1,500 miles west of Chile’s southern coast. […]
October 26, 2017
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Underwater glider on record-breaking scientific exploration of the Indian Ocean

16.10.2017 – Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission The underwater glider Challenger broke the world record for longest ocean glider nonstop journey after covering 6,200 kilometers between Fremantle, Australia, […]
October 15, 2017

Yara tests electric vessel design

Kongsberg and Yara unveil design and test-model for battery-electric autonomous ship The development of electric and autonomous shipping continues at an exceptional pace. Having outlined its […]
October 14, 2017

UNESCO Publishing issues first ever manual on desalination and harmful algal blooms

12 October 2017 UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission will launch the first ever guidebook on the growing problem harmful algal blooms pose to seawater desalination plants on […]
October 5, 2017

Sunk in World War II, researchers discover a shipwreck gone missing for 74 years

By Johnny Lieu, October 5, 2017 For 74 years, the merchant ship SS Macumba lay lost beneath the depths of the Arafura Sea, off the coast […]
October 2, 2017

Rare endangered leatherback sea turtles spotted off P.E.I. (Canada)

By Sara Fraser, CBC News – Oct 01, 2017 ‘It was overwhelming — they were amazing’ It was a sight lobster and tuna fisherman Lorne Bonnell had […]
September 29, 2017
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Belugas in the St.Lawrence River (Canada)

A group of belugas in the St. Lawrence River near Tadoussac, Quebec  (Canada). September 16, 2017. Video by Marc-André St-Laurent, WizVox Medias.
September 25, 2017

Rolls-Royce unveils plans for an autonomous patrol ship

by Jon Fingas, 12 september 2017 It would warn fleets of danger without putting people in harm’s way. Patrol ships are necessary to protect coastlines and […]
September 21, 2017

WWI German U-Boat Found Nearly Intact Off Belgium Coast

By Tom Metcalfe, September 21, 2017 Marine archaeologists have uncovered the wreck of a World War I German U-Boat off the coast of Belgium, thanks to […]
September 20, 2017

Al Gore and Dame Judi Dench are among the first inhabitants of “Trash Isles”.

By Josh Robbin, September 20, 2017 Britain’s imminent withdrawal from the European Union has led many of her citizens to start hunting for second passports. For those […]
September 13, 2017

Damen Shipyards release further details about world’s first 3D printed propeller

by Clare Scott, Sept 11, 2017 3D printing is still a new enough technology, and such a rapidly growing one, that it’s quite frequent to see […]
September 3, 2017

Scientists uncover what killed crew of Civil War sub H.L. Hunley

CBC News, Aug 24, 2017 Crew of first sub to sink a ship were killed by fatal injuries from their own torpedo, study finds Scientists have […]
August 25, 2017

Ocean temperatures around Nova Scotia hit record highs : DFO report

By Paul Withers, CBC News, Aug 25, 2017 Temperatures on Scotian Shelf were up by 2 or 3 C in some places Ocean temperatures in the Scotian Shelf […]
August 17, 2017

Weird creatures are spreading polluting plastic through the sea

Michael Le Page, 16 August 2017 Small filter-feeding animals in the world’s oceans take in bits of plastic and excrete them in pellets that sink to […]
July 18, 2017
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China launches self-driving patrol boats to rescue people from drowning

By Yi Shu Ng, 2017-07-18 Robotic speedboats now ply the waters of a large lake in China, which has seen multiple deaths from drowning over the […]
July 10, 2017

Energy Observer is a project revolving around an experimental vessel and its expedition

10-07-2017 Energy Observer is a hydrogen vessel launched in April 2017. Developed in collaboration with engineers from the CEA-LITEN (fr) the boat will test and prove the […]
July 7, 2017

The incredible HydroHouse even has its own wharf

Katy Stickland, 05.07.2017 HydroHouse by Russian naval architect Max Zhivov combines a houseboat, wharf, garage and even water parking for a hydroplane. He is known for […]
June 26, 2017

‘Unprecedented event’: 6 North Atlantic right whales found dead in June

By Jordan Gill, CBC News, Jun 24, 2017 ‘The loss of even one animal is huge with animals with a population this small,’ says marine biologist Since […]
June 21, 2017

A world’s first : Rolls-Royce and Svitzer have successfully demonstrated the world’s first remotely operated commercial vessel

Katy Stickland, 21.06.2017 Rolls-Royce has announced it has made maritime history after demonstrating the world’s first remotely operated commercial vessel. The British engineering company has partnered with […]
June 21, 2017

Wednesday 21st of June is World Hydrography Day

By Anthony Wallace on 20 June, 2017 Wednesday 21st of June is World Hydrography Day as declared by the United Nations. Hydrography is the charting of […]
June 13, 2017

UberBOAT Makes Island-Hopping in Croatia Easier Than Ever

Cassie Shortsleeve, June 13, 2017 The ride-sharing app hits the Adriatic just in time for summer. Home to 1,244 islands and over 1,000 miles of mainland […]
June 13, 2017

Japan Looking To Launch Self-Navigating Cargo Ships

By Tyler Lee, 06/09/2017 When it comes to vehicles that can drive themselves, we’re looking at cars, taxis, buses, trains, trams, and so on, or at […]
June 7, 2017

Marine reserves help mitigate against climate change, say scientists

University of York, June 5, 2017 Highly protected marine reserves can help mitigate against the impacts of climate change, a study by a team of international […]
June 5, 2017

Ocean acidity increasing along Pacific coast, study finds

By Roshini Nair, CBC News Jun 04, 2017 Ocean’s absorption of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere increases acidity levels The results of a study along the west […]
June 2, 2017

UNESCO global ocean science report, first stock taking of global ocean science

29 May 2017 Paris/New York—On World Oceans Day, 8 June, UNESCO will present the first ever global stock-taking of the oceanographic sciences at the United Nations’ […]
May 31, 2017

Peace Boat and Arctech Sign for Ecoship

By MarEx 2017-05-30 Peace Boat, Japan’s largest cruise organization, has signed a letter of intent with the Finnish shipbuilding company Arctech Helsinki Shipyard to construct the […]
May 19, 2017

UNESCO organizes Event “An Ocean without History?” at UN Headquarters

15 05 2017 The event will take place on Monday, 5 June 2017 at United Nations Headquarters in New York (USA). The Delegation of Honduras in […]
May 10, 2017

Norwegian firm plans autonomous, electric-powered boxship

By Chris Dupin, Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Norwegian fertilizer manufacturer Yara International is planning to build a small, battery-powered containership with capacity for between 100 TEUs […]
May 7, 2017

A Global Blue Carbon Data Network to be launched at the UN Ocean Conference

03.05.2017 – Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission The creation of a global network of regional centers for blue carbon data and knowledge sharing has been announced as one […]
April 28, 2017

Buoy, that’s a long trip: Lost beacon travels to Ireland from Nova Scotia

By Lara Lewis, CBC News, Apr 26, 2017 The Canadian Coast Guard buoy was originally moored off Arichat A lost buoy from Cape Breton has been found […]
April 20, 2017

30 May 2017 – UNESCO invites to Evening Event “Heritage of the Depths”

20.04.2017 On 30 May 2017, UNESCO invites to an exclusive evening event comprised of a photo exhibition, film screenings and a reception on the theme of […]
April 7, 2017

Unusually high number of icebergs affecting shipping lanes in North Atlantic

The Associated Press, Apr 06, 2017 450 icebergs have been recorded near the Grand Banks More than 400 icebergs have drifted into the North Atlantic shipping […]
March 13, 2017

Researchers race to find the source of microplastics choking the world’s oceans

By Greg Rasmussen, March, 11, 2017 Groundbreaking research into one of the world’s most complex pollution problems is underway at B.C. labs Scientists are growing increasingly concerned […]
March 8, 2017

Arctic sea ice may vanish even if world achieves climate goal, study says

By Alister Doyle, Thomson Reuters, March 06, 2017 Under 2015 Paris Agreement, governments set a goal of limiting rise in average world temperatures to 2 C Arctic […]
March 2, 2017

‘Turn the tide on plastic’ urges UN, as microplastics in the seas now outnumber stars in our galaxy

23 February 2017 Launching an unprecedented global campaign, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is urging everyone to eliminate the use of microplastics and stop the […]
February 18, 2017

Creation of a UNESCO Chair in Maritime and Coastal Archeology at the University of Aix-Marseille

06.02.2017 In cooperation with UNESCO, the University of Aix-Marseille (Marseille, France) has decided to create a UNESCO Chair in Maritime and Coastal Archeology. The aim of […]
February 12, 2017

Researchers study how Fundy fish respond to tidal turbines

By Paul Withers, CBC News, Feb 11, 2017 2-year project uses upward-facing echo sounders to observe marine life reaction to massive turbines Researchers studying the environmental effects […]
February 1, 2017

Tiny, bag-like fossil creature could be early human ancestor

By Nicole Mortillaro, CBC News, Jan 30, 2017 Smaller than a grain of rice, creature lived 540 million years ago Scientists have discovered a tiny, bag-like prehistoric creature […]
January 5, 2017

The Vendée Globe and Space – The Ocean : Key to our climate

By the Vendée Globe Team Although the climate has now become a hot topic, a key player seems to have been left out: the Ocean! Yet […]
January 2, 2017

Huge fire ripped through Titanic before it struck iceberg, fresh evidence suggests

By Telegraph Reporters The sinking of the largest ship ever built, the Titanic, may owe as much to a enormous fire onboard as it did to […]
December 21, 2016

The Vendée Globe, witness of the global warming consequences on marine biodiversity

December 21, 2016 COP22 is in line with the progress that has been made in 2015 to target them into action and to concretize the different axes […]
December 19, 2016

Diving into the mysteries of WW II Bell Island shipwrecks

By Maggie Gillis, CBC News, Dec 19, 2016 Team will use sonar to map sunken ore carriers, uncover tactics used by Germans A group of researchers will […]
December 8, 2016

Franklin expedition thumbnail gives U of S researchers new theory into crew members’ deaths

by Andrea Hill, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, 12.06.2016 A 170-year-old thumbnail has allowed researchers at the University of Saskatchewan to gain new insight into what caused the deaths […]
November 30, 2016

Researchers find lost remains from “Le Fougueux” (French ship)

This work proves how effective the combined application of numerical tools based on dispersion models and oceanographic and historical research is in finding underwater archaeological remains. […]
November 18, 2016
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Global warming gobbled up a piece of sea ice the size of Alaska and Texas combined

By Andrew Freedman, November 17, 2016, Mashable Something strange and unnerving is happening in the Arctic: A chunk of sea ice bigger than the states of […]
November 17, 2016

Mystery as wrecks of three Dutch WWII ships vanish from Java seabed

By Oliver Holmes, Wednesday 16 November 2016 An international investigation has been launched into the mysterious disappearance of three Dutch second world war shipwrecks which have […]
November 16, 2016

More than 40 Shipwrecks Discovered in Black Sea

By Stephanie Pappas, Live Science Contributor, November 14, 2016 A geological exploration of the Black Sea has turned up a surprising bonus: more than 40 beautifully […]
October 28, 2016

World’s largest marine reserve created in Antarctic sea

The Associated Press, Oct 28, 2016 EU, 24 countries strike agreement to protect Ross Sea biodiversity after years of diplomatic wrangling The countries that decide the […]
October 17, 2016

African leaders sign ‘historic’ maritime deal against piracy and smuggling

Text by News Wires, Oct. 16, 2016 African leaders on Saturday signed a deal to boost security off the continent’s economically crucial coasts, hoping to shore […]
October 14, 2016

Comedian Lambert Wilson is committed to protecting the ocean

On the occasion of the release of the film L’Odyssée, October 12, 2016 in the theaters, lead star Lambert Wilson joins UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission as […]
September 16, 2016

Sea ice in Arctic shrinks to second lowest level on record

The Associated Pres, Sept. 15 2016 ‘There is no evidence of recovery here,’ scientist says Arctic sea ice this summer shrank to its second lowest level […]
September 15, 2016

Obama to Create Atlantic Ocean’s First Marine Monument

By Julie Hirschfeld Davis, Sept. 15, 2016 WASHINGTON — President Obama on Thursday will create the Atlantic Ocean’s first United States marine monument, preserving an expanse […]
September 13, 2016

Shark numbers dwindle in Atlantic Canadian waters

Suzanne Lapointe, CBC News, Septembre 12, 2016 Climate change, overfishing, accidental catches among reasons say researchers Researchers are concerned about the declining number of sharks in […]
September 13, 2016

Sir John Franklin’s long-lost HMS Terror believed found

By Garrett Hinchey, CBC News, Septembre 12 2016 Wreck located in Nunavut’s Terror Bay, over 90 km south of where ship was believed to be abandoned A […]
September 8, 2016
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A river turned red in Russia for a very non-Biblical reason

By Gianluca Mezzofiore, 07/09/2016 A Russian river near the Arctic Circle seems to have turned blood red, with locals claiming the waste from a nickel plant […]
August 24, 2016

UBC Sailbot hoping to go where no robotic sailboat has gone before

By Jeremy Eaton, CBC News Ada the robotic Sailboat en route to Ireland for trans-Atlantic voyage The only thing separating the University of British Columbia Sailbot team and […]
August 21, 2016

Research ship mapping Arctic Ocean near North Pole

by : CBC News, Aug 20, 2016 5:00 AM ET Canada’s claim to Arctic waters depends on knowing how far continental shelf extends under sea The […]
August 11, 2016

Rio 2016 – Star Belgian sailor Evi Van Acker sick after racing on polluted bay

Associated Press RIO DE JANEIRO — A Belgian woman who won a bronze medal at the 2012 Olympics has become sick after racing on polluted Guanabara […]
August 1, 2016
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Australia won’t stop drifting so it needs to fix its GPS coordinates

By Ariel Bogle Unfortunately for your global positioning system (GPS), Australia just won’t stay still. Being the renegade that it is, the only continent that is […]
July 22, 2016

The Transat Québec-St-Malo : TalesII takes the Class40 title in the Transat Québec Saint-Malo

The Class40 boat TalesII crossed the finish line and claimed victory in the 9th edition of the Transat Québec Saint-Malo presented in collaboration with the City […]
July 21, 2016

The Transat Québec-St-Malo : (Video) Arrival of Spindrift 2 in St Malo, France

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July 21, 2016

The Transat Québec-St-Malo : Ultimate Class Arrival – Spindrift setting a new record! Multi50 Class Arrival : Arkema First!

Spindrift 2 earns the 2016 Transat Québec Saint-Malo title, setting a new record to boot! Yann Guichard and Dona Bertarelli’s Maxi trimaran Spindrift 2 crossed the […]
June 28, 2016

The Transat Québec-Saint-Malo 2016, the 9th edition (July 1-13, Québec) & (July 18-28, Saint-Malo)

The Transat Québec Saint-Malo (TQSM) is the oldest west-to-east, nonstop, trans-Atlantic, crewed race. Every four years since 1984, oceangoing racers speed along the St. Lawrence River […]
June 28, 2016

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