Capitol Hill Ocean Week will be held June 8 to 10. It will feature more than 80 speakers and panelists, with a focus on environmental justice. More info is available at: https://marinesanctuary.org/capitol-hill-ocean-week-2021/.
Jupiter’s Icy moon Europa may have enough internal heat to trigger volcanic activity on the floor of its global ocean, according to the results of a new study. Europa is considered to be one of the most promising locations in our solar system for extraterrestrial life. Europa’s outer surface comprises a miles-thick ice shell rivenContinue reading “Volcanic Activity on Europa”
The new U.K. Offshore Energy Workforce Transferability Review by Robert Gordon University (RGU) highlights that the offshore energy workforce mix will change significantly in the next 10 years, with roles in decarbonized energies projected to increase from 20% to 65% of all jobs in the offshore energy sector (oil and gas, offshore wind, carbon capture utilization andContinue reading “UK Offshore Energy Workforce Transferability Review”
Ships’ cooks have a unique role on board a vessel. It is widely known that a well fed crew is essential to the effective running of a ship. Ensuring every ship has a properly trained and experienced cook on board is vital. To support both employers and ships’ cooks, the International Chamber of Shipping hasContinue reading “Training Record Book for Chefs on Ships”
Researchers working off the coast of Japan have drilled a hole in the Pacific seabed that is the deepest ever in any ocean. On May 14, scientists aboard JAMSTEC’s research vessel Kaimei lowered a giant piston corer nearly 5 miles (8,000 meters) through the Pacific Ocean for two hours and 40 minutes until the drillContinue reading “Deepest Hole Ever Drilled in Ocean”