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    HIGHER NET VALUE

    by Admin on January 9, 2018

    By Wade Kearley Philip Meintzer’s research into a better design for cod pots could help build a sustainable, commercial fishery for cod.
    With the twitter handle @codfatherNL, it’s no surprise that Philip Meintzer lights up when discussing his research on cod pots. All this despite the fact that on the wharves of Fogo Island, he’s endured good-natured gibes.  “The fishermen get a laugh out of a prairie boy trying to tell them how to fish.”   Read more.

    A Multi-beam Vision for the Future

    by Admin on January 9, 2018

    Profile of Sarah Walsh, a champion for Ocean Mapping By Wade Kearley   Read more.

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    Candidates for OA Election of Officers, January 18, 2018

    by Admin on December 13, 2017

    Dr. Neil Bose Vice President (Research) Memorial University of Newfoundland   Read more.

    A Multi-beam Vision for the Future

    by Admin on October 25, 2017

    Profile of Sarah Walsh, a champion for Ocean Mapping By Wade Kearley   Read more.

    HIGHER NET VALUE

    by Admin on September 22, 2017

    Philip Meintzer’s research into a better design for cod pots could help build a sustainable, commercial fishery for cod.
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    Five Good Reasons to Attend This Year's APEC's Annual Business Outlook Conference

    by Admin on August 24, 2017

    APEC's annual business Outlook conference will take place on Tue 7 Nov. 2017 – St. John’s, NL at Delta St. John’s.    Here are five reasons to register now for this morning-only event.   Read more.

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    John Risley & Brendan Paddick: Innovation & Supporting Small Business

    by Admin on 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. Read more.

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    Newfoundland and Labrador company boldly takes radar where it’s never gone before

    by Admin on 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. Read more.

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    FOCUSED ON THE BIG PICTURE

    by Admin on June 29, 2017

    Mashrura Musharraf Investigates Methods to Improve Safety Training for Offshore Oil and Gas Workers by Wade Kearley for OceansAdvance Inc.
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    Local Companies Receive More Than $5.7 Million to Support Innovative Projects

    by Admin on June 20, 2017

    Two companies in Newfoundland and Labrador are bringing technology to the sea and sky to create new jobs and economic opportunities. Fugro Geosurveys is adapting and demonstrating sensor technology for use with Autonomous Underwater Vehicles while Solace Power Inc. is focused on wireless charging technology for small electric unmanned aerial vehicles.   Read more.