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Keel Laying CeremonyNovember 7, 201822 days to go.
Author Archives: Demian Bailey
Two posts this week! This one is quick. I thought I’d present a couple of possible logo’s we’re considering for R/V Taani. What do you think? Preference? Feel free to drop in a comment below.
Each week, the RCRV team in Houma assembles an extensive report that provides updates on administrative and technical issues related to the ships’ construction. This report serves as but one of several methods we use to make sure we’re all … Continue reading
OSU’s RCRV finally has a name! Check out this article to get a little background on how Taani was chosen as the name for OSU’s next ship. Here’s a little graphic that gives a bit of history on OSU’s ship … Continue reading
Well, we made it through our first Annual Review. One down, five to go! The OSU team did a great job preparing and organizing (I’m talking about you Hannah!) and it went pretty well. There were no real surprises anyway. … Continue reading
Corvallis has been shrouded in a smokey haze this week as we feel the effects of the giant fires raging to the south as the temps have been well up into the 90s. On the project side, things are heating … Continue reading
Greetings. No major news since my last post, but I thought I’d just provide a few short updates on a number of topics. For starters, we’re making good progress in wrapping up the change I referenced in my last post. … Continue reading
University of Rhode Island has announced that it has been selected by the NSF to operate the second RCRV. Congratulations to them and welcome to the team! We’re looking forward to working closely with URI to ensure that we deliver … Continue reading
If you’ve been following my posts or this project at all, you’ve probably heard me refer to our principal technical risk: that being weight, center of gravity, and volume related issues. I’ve explained how we’re required to carry much of … Continue reading
I’m happy to announce that last Friday OSU executed the first contract option with Gulf Island Shipyard to procure a second RCRV. NSF made an award to OSU last week that allowed us to move forward with the second ship. … Continue reading
Greetings, This past week, NSF hosted its annual “Large Facilities Workshop”. Several RCRV team members were on hand, including my CO-PI, Dr. Clare Reimers. Here is her report: May 4, Blog Post by Clare Reimers, RCRV Project Scientist This … Continue reading