NOAA Marine Debris Removal Grant

The NOAA Marine Debris Program has announced its fiscal year 2022 Marine Debris Removal notice of funding opportunity. Projects awarded through the removal grant competition will create long-term, quantifiable ecological habitat improvements for NOAA trust resources, with priority consideration for efforts targeting derelict fishing gear, abandoned and derelict vessels, and other medium- and large-scale debris.Continue reading “NOAA Marine Debris Removal Grant”

Q&A Today: Funding for Community Research on Ocean Renewable Energies

MIT Sea Grant is hosting a Zoom Q&A session Apr. 15 at 12-1 p.m. for the funding opportunity: “Advancing Research for the Co-Existence of Fishing, Coastal Communities and Regional Ocean Renewable Energies.” The session is open to any researcher. You can access the funding announcement and full RFP here. You can register for the Q&A session here.

€10 million for Shipping Decarbonization CHEK Project

The technology group Wärtsilä, as part of a consortium led by the University of Vaasa in Finland, will play a major role in an important project aimed at reducing the environmental impact of shipping. Project CHEK–deCarbonising sHipping by Enabling Key technology symbiosis on real vessel concept designs–has been granted €10 million by the EU asContinue reading “€10 million for Shipping Decarbonization CHEK Project”

$19.6 Million Available for US Small Shipyards

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced the availability of $19.6 million in federal funding to U.S. small shipyards through the Small Shipyard Grant Program. These investments support efficiency improvements and modernizations that allow U.S. shipyards to compete more effectively in the global marketplace.  The Small Shipyard Grant Program supports a variety ofContinue reading “$19.6 Million Available for US Small Shipyards”