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Ranger Expedition 2012: Exploring Ocean Depths

It’s expedition time again; one of our favorite times of year! Today, we launched the Oceana Ranger Expedition 2012 and this year’s focus will be on the deep sea areas of the Atlantic and Mediterranean. We’ll be using our underwater robot (ROV) to take video footage and images of underwater mountains with peaks so deep … Read more

Final preparations for the expedition

We are in Castellón, in the port of Burriana, finishing the final preparations to set sail on Sunday to Faro (Portugal). We have about four days of sailing – some 600 miles – to our destination, where we will begin this year’s Oceana Ranger campaign.      

Out of the dry dock and into the water

The Oceana Ranger has now left the dry dock where it has spent the last few months. The research catamaran departed for Burriana (Castellón), from the shipyard in Valencia, with a skeleton crew to load up with supplies and take care of the finishing touches. Next week, scientists, divers and the underwater robot (ROV) operators … Read more