National Institute Of Ocean Technology

Demo trials of 'Samudrayaan project' a success in Tamil Nadu

As a first step, demonstration trials were successfully conducted earlier this week in 500 metres depth off Chennai coast.

published on : 30th October 2021

Fishermen spot 'lost' high-end cyclone monitoring buoy drifting in sea, make fun videos

Four senior scientists of the NIOT in Chennai have landed in Kasaragod in search of a high-end weather observation buoy that went missing in deepsea in July.

published on : 12th October 2021

Trade union warns hunger strike over vacancies, project delay in Odisha's Paradip Port Trust

A senior PPT officer admitted that vacancies in major posts have delayed infrastructure related activities but in-charge officials are handling cargo and other works.

published on : 6th October 2021

Perfect human-machine combo: How NIOT crew pulled off world's deepest soft-soil seabed locomotion

Chief Scientist K Gopakumar told Express that the expedition started on March 20, meeting all the Covid protocols, on board the ship ORV Sagar Nidhi at Chennai Port.

published on : 5th July 2021

NIOT crew creates history as they undertake world’s deepest underwater trials of mining machine

The NIOT crew undertook a gruelling voyage onboard research vessel ORV Sagar Nidhi, traversing 1,700 nautical miles (about 3,000 km) to execute the complex mission.

published on : 5th July 2021