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11 Important Steps in the Evolution of Diving Suits

Diving suits have enabled us to explore the deepest ocean depths. Initially developed to reclaim lost items from sunken ships or inspect ship's hulls, they have since opened up new possibilities for ocean exploration.RELATED: THE WORLD'S OLDEST KNOWN DIVING SUIT, THE OLD GENTLEMANAnd so, without further ado, here are some of the major milestones in the evolution of the diving suit.

Governor Whitmer sends second letter to Enbridge, asks company to shut down dual pipeline

LANSING, Mich. (WLUC) - Governor Gretchen Whitmer on Saturday sent a second letter to Al Monaco, CEO of Enbridge, requesting that Enbridge immediately shut down the dual pipeline running through the Straits of Mackinac until damage is investigated, assessed and preventative measures are put in place. Given the gravity of this matter…

Radio used on Titanic to make distress call as ship sank can be salvaged, judge rules - World News

An order preventing divers removing part of the Titanic wreckage's deckhand to retrieve the radio used to call for help has been overruled. RMS Titanic Inc has been given the thumbs up by federal judge Rebecca Beach Smith in its efforts to remove the device which is trapped inside the famous wreck's Marconi Suite, reports CNN.

Enbridge responds to letter from Governor Whitmer

LANSING, Mich. (WLUC) - Enbridge responded Saturday afternoon to a letter they received from Governor Whitmer on Friday. Governor Gretchen Whitmer Friday sent a letter to Al Monaco, CEO of Enbridge, following the discovery this week of further damage to the Line 5 pipeline running through the Straits of Mackinac.The information…

Rediscovered Civil War Shipwreck Gains International Recognition

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (June 10, 2020) As the United States battled its most divisive conflict at the height of the American Civil War, a cargo ship named the Maple Leaf embarked on a short voyage from South Carolina to Florida carrying the equipment and personal belongings of three Union regiments.It has now arrived in the…
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The day a submarine sank like a stone in the estuary

THIS year marks the 70th anniversary of one of the worst disasters in the Thames estuary – the sinking of the HMS Truculent. The Royal Navy submarine sank in the estuary after colliding with an oil tanker, resulting in the deaths of 64 men. Like something out of a modern day disaster movie, things then took an even more…

Divers prepare to go back underwater

Dive sites across Grand Cayman will be open for the first time in almost three months on Sunday, and the islands dive operators are gearing up to welcome back customers.However, with stringent sanitation and social-distancing protocols that must be observed, it wont be as simple as just taking a giant stride into the water.Among a wide range of restriction relaxations…

Before she handled SEAL war crimes cases, one-star was tied to Fat Leonard

Two years before Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson withdrew a pair of SEAL war crimes cases from Rear Adm. Bette Bolivar, the one-star was lightly rapped for her ties to corrupt contractor Leonard Glenn Fat Leonard Francis. Staffers at her own Navy Region Southwest told Navy Times that she was reprimanded by Adm. Phil Davidson in 2017.

Global SONAR Systems and Technology Market with Coronavirus (COVID-19) Impact Analysis | likewise In

The global SONAR Systems and Technology market report has been updated by the Market Data Analytics owing to the changed market conditions because of COVID-19. Although, the world is still in hope that everything will come back to normal but the WHO finds no positive signs. The WHO has clearly mentioned that people will…

Bright future for sunken trawler

SNAKES and slippery trawlers? It's all in a day's work for the Harwood Marine salvage crew. Earlier this month Harwood Marine were tasked with the recovery of the Seahawk 3, a 13-metre timber trawler which was banked on Sportsmans Creek, Lawrence since taking on water during the February floods. Wickes and Parker were engaged with their 130-tonne crane to lift the boat and pump the water out.
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Remembering Selma Huxley Barkham: historian and geographer specialising in Basque connections to Can

The yellow tent was up and straining on its guy ropes in the Labrador wind. The black flies were viciously biting. Rain poured down. They were cold and soaked to the bone. But Selma Huxley Barkham, with her two youngest children in tow, was ecstatically happy. She had found what she was looking for: eroded pieces of red roofing tiles scattered on the shores…

Building a mega reef in the Gulf of Oman [Video]

Reef rescue in the Gulf of OmanThese local divers are replanting coralsto create a 'mega reef'They're cut from other corals nearbyand split into several piecesA project to protect sea life,and combat coral bleaching(SOUNDBITE) (Arabic) DIRECTOR OF MARINE ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH DEPARTMENT AT MINISTRY OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENVIRONMENT…

Capsized cargo ship could be stuck for months

BRUNSWICK, Ga. A cargo ship that capsized off the Georgia coast could remain in the sea for the next year. That's the long-range outlook of Coast Guard Cmdr. Matt Baer, a member of the Unified Command tasked with removing the ship that capsized in September. Baer says the Golden Ray has been slowly sinking in the sand because of the powerful tides.

All systems are 'go' for Alaska's fisheries this season

All systems are go for keeping close tabs on fish and crab stocks in waters managed by the state, meaning out to 3 miles. While constraints from the coronavirus resulted in nearly all annual stock surveys being cut in deeper waters overseen by the federal government, it's closer to normal closer to shore."While it's not business as usual…

Migrant shipwrecks off Tunisia leave 1 dead, over 80 rescued

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) At least one migrant has drowned, six are missing and over 80 have been rescued off Tunisias coast, authorities said, amid a new wave of dangerous attempts to traffic migrants across the Mediterranean Sea into Europe.The Tunisian coast guard rescued 11 migrants after an emergency call from a boat that was filling with water Saturday off the city of Sfax…

Search Suspended For Missing Big Island Diver

Clare ManeyThe Hawaii Fire Department has suspended its search for missing diver Clare Maney pending any new information.Maney was last seen Sunday, June 14, when a surveillance camera at Old Kona Airport Park captured footage of her making her way down the shoreline with dive fins. HFD received the official missing person report just before 3 p.m. Monday.

The Best Kept Secret In Shipbuilding

In 2009, Italian shipbuilding giant Fincantieri S.p.A, purchased the assets of the Manitowoc Marine Group; which included Bay Shipbuilding Company. Located in Sturgeon Bay, Wis., Bay Shipbuilding was the “feather in the cap” with their long history in U.S. commercial shipbuilding and repair. Maritime Reporter & Engineering…
Offshore Buoyancy Bags Market Size, Latest Trend, Growth by Size, Application and Forecast 2025

Offshore Buoyancy Bags Market Size, Latest Trend, Growth by Size, Application and Forecast 2025

Market Study Report adds a new research on Global Offshore Buoyancy Bags Market for the period of 2019-2024 that shows the growth of the market is rising at a Steady CAGR to 2024.An Offshore Buoyancy Bag is an item of lifting equipment consisting of a robust and air-tight bag with straps, which is used to lift heavy objects underwater by means of the bag's buoyancy.