Okeanus Expands to Rhode Island to Support Growing Demand from the Offshore Energy Sector

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Okeanus Science & Technology, LLC (Okeanus), a leading provider of oceanographic rental equipment, turnkey survey systems, and engineered oceanographic equipment, today announced that it has expanded its geographical footprint to include offices and equipment storage facilities in the state of Rhode Island, to support the sharp growth in demand from the offshore energy sector amid increasing offshore wind activity in the northeastern United States. Okeanus’ new waterfront facility is located at Prime Marina, in East Greenwich.

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Okeanus to Support MMT’s Increased US Offshore Survey Activity in 2021

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Okeanus Science & Technology, LLC (Okeanus), a specialist provider of oceanographic equipment and custom-engineered turnkey solutions, today announced details of a new framework agreement with MMT for the provision of critical marine survey and deck handling equipment to support the global survey company’s plans to expand their hydrographic and geophysical survey efforts in the United States in 2021.

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Handling a Decade of Autonomy

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This decade, we will rewrite the ocean exploration playbook. Much like the early 1960s—when Trieste made its record-breaking dive to the bottom of the Mariana Trench (1960); Scripps began developing the first Deep Tow System (1961); the USNS Compass Island became the first vessel to operate a multibeam echosounder (1963); and WHOI’s Alvin became a household name (1964)—offshore professionals stand on the precipice of a new, game-changing era. Those pioneering days paved the way for unprecedented advances in ocean technology—including ROV development and deep-sea drilling capabilities—and pivotal scientific discovery. Once again, it is technology that will facilitate our progress, but today we are less concerned with transporting people to new frontiers and more minded to send machines on our behalf.

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