MOU media event

MOU media event

On May 23 Major Projects Foundation formalised its partnership with The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) and The Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources (NIER) at the University of Newcastle. The signing of a memorandum of...
UnderseaROV visit

UnderseaROV visit

Dave and Ian from UnderseaROV visited the ship this week and they didn’t come alone. They brought two of their modified BlueROV2 remotely operated underwater vehicles. Besides being fun to play with, machines like these can be a vital resource for pre-human dive...
Back amongst the waves

Back amongst the waves

After two months on the slip, Ocean Recovery slid back into the water today. With a fresh coat of paint, new anodes and a long list of work completed, she is a big step closer to being ready for environmental work. Volunteer engineer Chris Purkiss explains why ships...
Dry dock

Dry dock

On Monday December 17, 2018 dry docking was an important phase of the ship’s preparation for environmental remediation work. Slipping for antifouling, propeller inspection and hull maintenance will ensure her seaworthiness and...
AlJazeera interview

AlJazeera interview

We were recently featured on AlJazeera!  A diving bell, a decompression chamber, cranes and four anchors are just some of the ship’s features that will assist the Major Projects Foundation in research and action in the Pacific.  Learn more about our Foundation and our...