Vestdavit wins long-term service agreement with NOAA

October 16, 2020 – Leading boat launch and recovery systems supplier Vestdavit has secured a far-reaching frame agreement to provide service, support and spares for the variety of marine davits it has supplied to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). NOAA operates a fleet of research and survey vessels that conduct a wide variety of missions, including oceanographic research,…

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NOAA improves marine navigation near Georgia and New Hampshire naval bases

September 10, 2020 – Two new Physical Oceanographic Real-Time Systems, also known as PORTSⓇ, are improving maritime safety near Kings Bay, Georgia, and Portsmouth, New Hampshire, near two U.S. Navy installations. NOAA and the U.S. Navy partnered to install the first new PORTS in two years, the 34th and 35th in the nationwide network. The system near Naval Submarine Base…

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Sea Turtle Week 2020: Celebrating Sea Turtle Conservation

A juvenile green turtle swimming in the open ocean. Photo: Witherington – Our Sea Turtles. Blair and Dawn Witherington. NOAA Fisheries is committed to the protection, conservation, and recovery of sea turtles. We conduct research to inform conservation management actions and we work closely with our partners to advance conservation and recovery of these amazing animals. Celebrating Sea Turtles Welcome…

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Paul Allen’s Vulcan Inc to Share Data With NOAA

April 21, 2020 – NOAA has forged a formal agreement with Vulcan Inc., the company created by the late Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul G. Allen, to share data resulting from the two organization’s ocean work. Both NOAA and Vulcan share a mission to advance the public’s understanding of the value and importance of the global ocean. Through a new…

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