Focus on Research and Training

Focus on Research and Training

Photo: Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology

New research and survey vessels are being introduced globally to serve specific functions in designated marine environments. This week, we review newbuilds including hydrographic mapping boats for use in Norway and the Netherlands and a scientific vessels for a Russian operator.

Marine Research • Maritime Training • Maritime Archaeology

Another interesting inclusion in our lineup of featured vessels is a former subsea construction support ship that has been rebuilt for ocean exploration. The refurbished vessel will be operated in the waters of the Cook Islands where it will perform a range of duties in support of a local seabed mining company. Another refit vessel to be reviewed is a former tug that has now been converted into a deep-sea research ship for the Russian government.

The marine research and training sector continues to showcase innovation, as readers of Baird Maritime will be fortunate to see over the coming days.

Vessel Reviews:

News and Gear:

Recent Important Features:

FEATURE | International alliance conducts deep-sea research mission in Maldives

– “The mission saw the deployment of two advanced crewed submersibles, robotic and autonomous systems, and more than a dozen research technologies.”

FEATURE | New Zealand to put up advanced research station in Antarctica

– “The station is slated to become operational in January 2027, 70 years after the original Scott Base opened in 1957.”

Remember to come back every day to see the latest news, opinion and vessel reviews!

Call for content!

Any news or views about the marine research and training industry? Send it through to [email protected] ASAP (between now and May 12), so we can add it to this current edition of Research and Training Week!

We are after:

  • Vessels – Orders, new deliveries, under construction
  • Gear – Latest innovations and technology in the marine research and training sectors
  • Interviews – Owners, operators, marine research institutes, maritime training schools, etc.
  • Reminiscences – Do you have any exciting, amusing or downright dangerous anecdotes from your time in the research and training vessel world? (example here)
  • Other – Any other relevant news

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