Mashrura Musharraf Investigates Methods to Improve Safety Training for Offshore Oil and Gas Workers

by Wade Kearley for OceansAdvance Inc.


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SubC Imaging Profiled In The Overcasts Next Gen NL Series

SubC Imaging is proud to be the first company profiled ...

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"If you can make something better, smaller and faster, then why not do it?” 

Kris McNeil, President

Solace Power

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Helping graduate student entrepreneurs capitalize on innovative research.

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From 3-D images of icebergs to harnessing the curative powers of seaweed, one entrepreneur’s determined journey to international success in physical oceanography.

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Kraken Named To Marine Technology Top 100

August 23, 2017

Kraken Sonar Systems Inc. has again been named by Marine Technology Reporter to the MTR100 2017 -- a list of the 100 most influential companies in the international marine technology marketplace. This is the fifth year in a row that Kraken has been selected.   In addition to being named to the MTR 100, Kraken was listed as one of the top 17 Technology Disruptors in the marine technology industry for its Robotics as a Service business model.  
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Westwood Insight: Land Rigs in Focus

August 21, 2017

Land rigs – a fragmented, undisciplined, commoditized market? Why would rig contractors and E&P companies buy land rigs when oil prices are at recent historic lows, E&P firms are reigning-in Capex and there is seemingly an awful lot of idle rigs and equipment stacked in yards (or worse, in the field) globally?  
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John Risley & Brendan Paddick: Innovation & Supporting Small Business

July 27, 2017

OceansAdvance, in partnership with the Genesis Centre, hosted a public event: Yarns & Networking for Innovation week. It featured John Risley from Halifax, Nova Scotia who is President of Clearwater Fine Foods Incorporated (CFFI) a diversified holding company operating internationally. The primary assets are controlling stakes in Clearwater Seafood Inc. and Columbus Communications; a provider of network services and cable TV.
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Newfoundland and Labrador company boldly takes radar where it’s never gone before

July 21, 2017

Northern Russia, offshore Brazil, the Gulf of Mexico—these are just some of the places where Rutter Inc.’s radar technology products are in demand. While the St. John’s-based company is small, with 33 employees globally, the firm has carved out a niche in the oil and gas business with radar technology that detects oil spills, icebergs, unidentified vessels and small objects and monitors waves and sea conditions. “We want to have as many products on our roster as we can offer, especially with the oil and gas industry in a slump,” says Blair Wheaton, Rutter’s vice president.
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