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Civil War-era schooners found in Lake Michigan by history buff 140 years after shipwreck

Fox News Flash top headlines for Sept. 21 are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.comTwo Civil War-era schooners that collided and sank into Lake Michigan more than 140 years ago were found thanks to a diver and maritime history buff looking for shipwrecks.The Peshtigo – a 161-foot long ship carrying coal – and St.

Emerging technologies for exploration and independent monitoring of seafloor extraction in Areas Bey

[The following is a transcript from a talk I gave at the 2019 Minerals, Materials, and Society Symposium at the University of Delaware in August, 2019. coming. shift in who has access to the tools necessary to observe the deep ocean. This is the Area. Jurisdiction, International Waters, the High Seas, the Outlaw Ocean. Humankind. the Earth. intend to operate. intends to access.

Monument Island Accident Shows Miami Party Boats Can Be Lethal

When Cesar Meneses arrived at the marina and saw the yacht he'd chartered to celebrate his 24th birthday, he tried to cancel. As a Miami resident, he'd rented boats before. This one, a sleek, 91-foot yacht with its name, Miami Vice, spelled out on the stern in the font used by the famous TV show, looked dirty. It didn't…

Remains of a 500 year-old ship is retrieved from bottom of the Baltic Sea

The remains of a 500-year-old ship that is so 'astonishingly preserved' it looks like it 'sank yesterday' were revealed today following its discovery on the ocean floor.Experts found the incredible shipwreck - located 24 nautical miles from the Swedish coast - while scanning the icy depths of the Baltic Sea with a sonar device.Now…

Diving accident in Ireland leaves Canadian man paralyzed

Kim Martin is facing staggering medical bills following his accident during a dive to the Lusitania shipwreck off the coast of Co CorkKim Martin, an expert scuba diver from Ontario, Canada, remains in the intensive care unit at Galway University Hospital with mounting medical bills nearly two months after a diving accident off the coast of Co Cork.Read More: Heroes!

Drugs at sea more coke plus more ships equals more problems

The discovery of 15,582 bricks of cocaine aboard the container ship MSC Gayane at the Port of Philadelphia set a new record. Weighing in at 35,000 pounds, it was the largest bust in the history of U.S. Customs and Border Protection. This massive interdiction coming on the heels of the seizure of over 1,185 pounds of cocaine…

Operation to fish 25-tonne crane out Wellington Harbour a success

The operation to lift the submerged 25-tonne crane out of the sea has proven successful. The procedure finished early on Saturday afternoon, after the crane fell from Seaview Wharf, in Hutt Valley, into 12 metres of water on October 2. The crane driver was unharmed in the incident. CentrePort ferries and bulk general manager…

Icebreaker, Warships, a Submarine: What Else Rests at the Bottom of the Baltic Sea?

The Baltic Sea is rich not only in underwater amber deposits, its blue depths hide other treasures. Kaliningrad wreck divers know this like no one else.Red Ship König team member and wreck diver Timur Akhmedzyanov, in an interview with Sputnik, explained that a large number of wrecks have remained at the bottom of the Baltic…

Divers visit Titanic for first time in 14 years, discover ocean floor is swallowing ship | CBS 4 - I

The RMS Titanic was visited by divers for the first time in 14 years, and the ship that was once a picture of luxury was found in the process of being swallowed up by the ocean floor and ravaged by metal-eating bacteria.A series of five dives were completed this month by an exploration team from Triton Submarines to the spot 370 miles south of Newfoundland…
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Finnish and German Navy hone EOD skills in Gulf of Finland

The navies of Finland and Germany kicked off a mine countermeasure exercise in the Gulf of Finland on October 16. The two-day drill is designed to enhance the interoperability between the two countries explosive ordnance disposal divers.MHC Vahterpää and MHC Purunpää from Finnish Navy (Picture source: Finnish Navy)Participating…

Underwater Robotics Market to Witness Robust Expansion Throughout the Forecast 2019 2025 - Press Re

Underwater Robotics Market Strong Development and Huge Growth in 2025This press release was orginally distributed by SBWireSeattle, WA -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/18/2019 -- Underwater Robotics Market Overview:Worldwide Market Reports has announced the addition of the "Global Underwater Robotics Market Size Status and Forecast 2025"…

Jude Law Stars in Kevin Macdonald’s Submarine Thriller – Variety

For an adventure set on (or, more accurately, beneath) the high seas, there’s something peculiarly low-key about “Black Sea,” a modern-day pirate thriller — complete with buried treasure — in which maritime derring-do takes a backseat to subtler, neo-Cold War skulduggery. As ruggedly crafted as you’d expect from director Kevin Macdonald…

Farne Islands seal pup saved by tourist boat skippers

The skippers with Billy Shiel's Farne Island Boats were taking day-trippers on a tour when they saw the seal off South Scarcar Island.She is believed to be the first seal pup to be born this season and had been separated from her mother.Seal pups are dependent on their mothers for at least the first four weeks of their…

Learning as we go: challenges with the use of exhaust gas scrubbers

IMO 2020 is fast approaching and it is estimated that nearly 3,000 vessels will have scrubbers installed by 2020. For the majority of owners and their crew members, scrubber systems are new technology and, as with any new system, teething problems can be expected. Compliant fuels too, would bring about their own challenges.Gard…
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DSIT Solutions Ltd. to launch its new SwordFish TAS at PACIFIC 2019

DSIT Solutions Ltd. (DSIT) a pioneer and world leader in underwater defence and security solutions based on advanced, sonar and acoustics technologies for naval missions will launch its SwordFish Towed Array Sonar (TAS) system at Pacific 2019.The SwordFish TM (Picture source: DSIT)Towed by the vessel, the SwordFish complements…

Take a Virtual Tour of a 17th-Century Shipwreck | Smart News

In October 1659, the Dutch merchant vessel Melckmeyt was preparing to sail from Iceland to Amsterdam when a violent storm hit. Crew members, one of whom died in the process, spent two days trying to stop the ship from sinking, but their efforts were in vain. The Melckmeyt, still loaded with cargo, plunged to the bottom of the frigid waters off Iceland’s Flatey Island…

Update: 6 Filipino, Indonesian workers perish...

Update: 10/03 12:40 p.m.At 11 a.m. on Thursday (Oct. 3), the body of the sixth and final missing fisherman was found. The Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) Labor Center identified the deceased Philippine national as Romulo Illustrimo Escalicas Jr.Update: 10/02 4:30 p.m.At 2:27 p.m. on Wednesday (Oct. 2), the body…

Clark Magnets Evans-Bye earns Presidential Award, which she describes as the 'pinnacle'

Awards and adventures go hand in hand for Clark Magnet High School teacher Dominique Evans-Bye.For a while, it appeared no accolade or experience was left undone for the veteran science instructor, who has traveled up and down the state with students in her class in environmental geographic information systems, or GIS.In her spare time…
Global Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicle Market

Global Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicle Market Analysis 2019-2025 – AC-CESS, Ageotec, Argus Remo

Global "Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicle Market" research report has all the necessary vital details asked by the clients or any audiences in terms of market advantages or disadvantages and future market scope all mentioned in a very crystal clear manner. The report eloquently mentioned all the information regarding market competitors…

Deadly California boat fire devastates community of local divers

Over the last 10 years, Ben Wolfe has boarded a boat in the Santa Barbara Harbor with his wet suit and scuba tank, ready to catch lobsters.His annual trip is usually scheduled for the opening weekend of lobster season around the end of September and takes him and 30 other people more than 100 miles south, landing just north of the Mexican border.Whether the trip will happen this month…