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Construction of 4000 Meter Manned Submersible Begins with Order for Titanium Hemispheres and Carbon Fiber Cylindrical Hull

Manned submersible will reach over 50% of the ocean to increase human exploration of the undersea world.

Everett, WA, December 8, 2016 – OceanGate Inc., an operator of manned submersibles, has started the construction of the Cyclops 2 with an order for two titanium hemispheres and two matching titanium to carbon fiber interface rings...Read More ››

OceanGate Conducts the First Submersible Dives to the Legendary Andrea Doria Shipwreck in 20 Years

Expedition Team Begins Long-Term Study of the Wreck Using the Latest Sonar and Navigation Technology

EVERETT, WA — June 13, 2016 – Using its state-of-the-art manned submersible, OceanGate for the first time ever captured detailed close-up sonar images of the legendary Andrea Doria shipwreck. Read More ››

OceanGate installs iXBlue Inertial Navigation System on Cyclops™ Manned Submersible

Advanced Tool for Monitoring and Inspection Will Provide Direct Access to Subsea Environments

EVERETT, WA — March 1, 2016 – OceanGate and iXBlue, a global leader in navigation, positioning and imaging solutions, have formed a strategic partnership to expand the application and use of advanced marine navigation and sonar equipment to explore the world’s deep oceans. Read More ››

OceanGate Inc. Launches New Manned Submersible, Cyclops™

Advanced Tool for Monitoring and Inspection Will Provide Direct Access to Subsea Environments

SEATTLE, WA — March 5, 2015 – OceanGate Inc., a provider of deep-sea manned submersible solutions, announces the official launch of the revolutionary 5-person submersible, Cyclops 1, and its Eye On The Sanctuaries Tour. OceanGate will host a 2-day launch event, March 10-11, at the Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI) in Seattle Read More ››

OceanGate Inc. and Teledyne BlueView Announce Collaborative Instrumentation Testing Agreement

At-depth In-situ Program Improves productivity for Energy and Oceanographic Operations

SEATTLE, WA — May 28, 2014 – OceanGate Inc., a global provider of manned submersible solutions for commercial, research and military applications announced today the start of a collaborative in situ equipment testing program with partner Teledyne BlueView Inc. The collaboration will... Read More ››

OceanGate Inc. and Global Diving & Salvage Inc. Form Strategic Agreement

Agreement Broadens Solutions for Subsea Operations

SEATTLE, WA — May 28, 2014 – OceanGate Inc., a global provider of manned submersible solutions for commercial, research and military applications, announced a strategic agreement with Global Diving & Salvage Inc., a leading provider of marine construction and offshore support services in the United States and an internationally recognized marine casualty responder... Read More ››

OceanGate Inc. Transforms Lula 500-meter Submersible to Cyclops 1 Prototype

Prototype Aims to Revolutionize Submersible Operations

SEATTLE, WA — February 13, 2014 — OceanGate Inc., a global provider of manned submersible solutions for commercial, research and military applications, announced today the start of a comprehensive refit of the Lula 500 submersible to transform the vessel into a... Read More ››

OceanGate Inc. Names Neil McCurdy as Chief Operating Officer

Marine Industry Executive Brings International Sales Experience to Accelerate Growth

SEATTLE, WA – November 5, 2013 — OceanGate Inc. (OGI), a global provider of deep-sea manned submersible solutions, has named Seattle native Neil McCurdy as chief operating officer. In his role as COO, McCurdy will be responsible for... Read More ››

OceanGate Inc. Dives On Oil Platform For Black Elk Energy

Manned Submersible Inspects Marine Life to Study Rigs to Reefs Program and Completes Record-Setting Series of Dives

SEATTLE, WA – October 23, 2013 — OceanGate Inc. (OGI), a global provider of deep-sea manned submersible solutions, has completed a series of dives in the Gulf of Mexico to observe the ecological impact of decommissioned oil platforms... Read More ››

OceanGate Inc. Announces Revolutionary Hull Design For Subsea Manned Submersible

Boeing Research & Technology, University of Washington complete design feasibility study for Pressure Vessel

SEATTLE, WA – August 21, 2013 — OceanGate Inc., a global provider of manned submersible solutions for research and commercial applications, has announced the completion of the initial carbon fiber hull design and feasibility study for its next generation manned submersible – Cyclops™.
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OceanGate Adds Rear Admiral John Lockwood to Board of Directors

Retired Coast Guard Officer Brings 40 Years of Technical and Safety Expertise to Leading Manned Submersible Provider

SEATTLE, WA – August 6, 2013 — OceanGate Inc., (OGI) a global provider of deepsea manned submersible solutions, announced today the addition of retired U.S. Coast Guard Rear Adm. John Lockwood to the company’s Board of Directors... Read More ››

Manned Submersible Takes Scientists to Discover Lionfish’s Deep Impact

OceanGate Inc. Gives Top-Tier Researchers Unprecedented Look at Invasive Predator’s Overwhelming Populations Below Diver Depths

SEATTLE, WA – July 31, 2013 -- OceanGate Inc. (OGI), a global provider of deep-sea manned submersible solutions, embarked on a series of dives off the coast of South Florida in the five-person vessel... Read More ››

Manned Submersible on the Hunt for Invasive Lionfish

OceanGate Inc. Hosts Three-Day Event to Promote Awareness and Gauge Impact of Lionfish on Ocean Habitat and Economy

SEATTLE, Washington — June 18, 2013 — OceanGate Inc., a global provider of deep-sea manned submersible solutions, is helping to raise awareness of the widespread invasion of lionfish, a non-native predator known for its venomous spines and increased numbers in the waters of Florida... Read More ››

OceanGate Developing Revolutionary 3000-Meter Manned Submersible With University of Washington

University’s Applied Physics Lab to Help Design and Develop Groundbreaking New Vessel Aimed at Expanding Oceanic Commercial Exploration and Research

SEATTLE, Washington — January 15, 2013 — OceanGate Inc., a global...Read More ››

Global Submersible Solutions Provider Acquires Additional Deep-Sea Submersible

Acquisition to Meet Growing Market Demands in Commercial and Research Sectors

SEATTLE, Washington — January 15, 2013 — OceanGate Inc., a global... Read More ››

Leader in Deep-Sea Exploration Uncovers WWII-Era Aircraft off Coast of Florida

OceanGate Inc. discovers Grumman F6F Hellcat off the coast of Miami using manned submersible, 2D and 3D sonar technologies

MIAMI—November 27, 2012—OceanGate Inc., a... Read More ››

News Items:

Stockton Rush: Meet the man leading tours of the Titanic

Independent: May 8, 2017 more info

Explorers plan voyage to see Titanic wreckage

CBS This Morning: April 14, 2017 more info

To visit Titanic, New York banker dives deep into her savings

Reuters: April 13, 2017 more info

OceanGate Going Deep to Explore the Titanic

Bloomberg Markets with Carol Massar and Cory Johnson: April 11, 2017

Stockton's interview begins at the 2:15 mark. more info

Want to visit the wreck of the Titanic? Soon that may be possible

Washington Post: March 25, 2017 more info

Stockton Rush interview with Seattle's Ron & Don Show

KIRO Radio: March 24, 2017 more info

OceanGate starts building submersible craft that can take crews 13,000 feet deep

GeekWire.com: December 9, 2016 more info

Survey of Legendary Andrea Doria Wreck

Sea Technology: September 2016 more info

Deadly shipwreck reached for first time in 20 years

CNN.com: June 15, 2016 more info

OceanGate Leads Underwater Expedition to “Mount Everest” of Shipwrecks

Xconomy.com: June 14, 2016 more info

Why an Astronaut Is Exploring the 'Mount Everest of Shipwrecks'

NationalGeographic.com: June 14, 2016 more info

Sunken Ship Becomes Greater Hazard To Divers Decades After Famous Wreck

Huffington Post: June 14, 2016 more info

Northwest sub headed to wreckage off East Coast

KING5-TV: May 20, 2016 more info

Submarine to dive on wreck of Andrea Doria

MSN: May 19, 2016 more info

The mysterious shipwreck that swallows deep-sea divers who try to find it

Washington Post: May 19, 2016 more info

Explorers plan new mission to deadly Andrea Doria shipwreck site

CBS News: May 18, 2016 more info

UD Students to Dive with Cyclops 1 Sub

WBOC 16: September 19, 2015 more info

Manned Sub Tour Stops at Lewes Campus

Cape Gazette: September 15, 2015 more info

Peering into Ocean Depths with Eyes in the Back of Your Head

Marine Technology News: August 13, 2015 more info

Submarine Plunges into an Undersea Canyon to Capture Data from Flower Garden Banks

Galveston Daily News: August 15, 2015 more info

Revolutionary Deep-Sea Vessel: Cyclops Manned Submersible

SeaTechnology: June 2015 more info

Dispatch from the Deep: Diving in a Developmental Submersible

xconomy.com: July 2, 2015

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Science students take a dive under Elliott Bay

Seattle Central College Newsletter: April 16, 2015

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Exploring the Ocean: An Ambassador to Neptune’s Kingdom

The Economist: March 21, 2015

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UW and Local Company Unveil New Five-person Submarine

UW Today: March 20, 2015

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Everett's OceanGate powers new submarine with ordinary technology

Herald Business Journal: March 12, 2015

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Cyclops Submersible Brings Deep-water Exploration to the 21st Century

nbcnews.com: March 11, 2015

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OceanGate Unveils Cyclops Sub to Help Businesses, Researchers Go Deep

xconomy.com: March 9, 2015

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OceanGate Breaking Ground with New Submersible

king5.com: March 5, 2015

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OceanGate Relocates Headquarters to the Port of Everett

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'Cyclops' Sub Aims to Advance Deep Sea Exploration

LiveScience: October 9, 2013

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Cyclops submarine to take tourists 2 miles under the sea

FoxNews.com: October 18, 2013

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Invasive Lionfish Flooding Waters in Florida, Caribbean

Weather.com: July 16, 2013

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Lionfish beyond reach of divers worry researchers

Boston Herald: July 16, 2013

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Invasive Lionfish Beyond The Reach Of Divers Worry Researchers (VIDEO)

Huffington Post: July 16, 2013

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Researchers worry lionfish may undo conservation efforts

Detroit News: July 16, 2013

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Tackling lionfish deep on the ocean floor

USA Today: July 16, 2013

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Lionfish beyond reach of divers worry researchers

Salon: July 16, 2013

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Lionfish: Invasive species and tasty treat

Washington Post: July 16, 2013

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Researchers have few options for going after lionfish at depths beyond scuba divers’ reach

Washington Post: July 16, 2013

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Invasive Lionfish Flooding Waters in Florida, Caribbean

San Francisco Chronicle: July 16, 2013

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Lionfish Beyond Reach of Divers Worry Researchers

ABC News: July 16, 2013

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Unused oil rig morphs into underwater Garden of Eden

CBS Evening News: July 10, 2013

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Invasive Lionfish Found at Troubling Depths off Florida Coast

Los Angeles Times: July 5, 2013

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Submarines Deployed Against Invading Lionfish

Hispanic Business: July 1, 2013

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Manned Submersibles Return to Oil & Gas Work

Oil + Gas Monitor: July 1, 2013

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Why Invasive Lionfish Are So Hard To Eradicate From South Florida Waters

WLRN | NPR Affiliate: July 1, 2013

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Submarine is Latest Weapon to Fight Invasive Lionfish

Miami Herald: June 30, 2013

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Invasive Lionfish Infestation Discovered By South Florida Deep Water Dive

Huffington Post: June 28, 2013

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Sub expedition finds Invasive Lionfish in Deep Water

SunSentinel: June 28, 2013

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Investigation of Miami's Artificial Reefs by Manned Submersible

Florida Dive Connection: June 2013

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Sub to Take on Lionfish

SunSentinel: June 22, 2013

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WWII plane discovered off Florida coast

CBS This Morning: February 20, 2013

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Sonar-equipped boats could solve mysteries

UPI.com: December 31, 2012

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Flight 19 and Amelia Earhart: Could they finally be found?

The Sun-Sentinel: December 30, 2012

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A World War II mystery: Why is a Navy fighter plane submerged off Miami Beach?

Palm Beach Post: December 20, 2012

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World War II plane found on ocean floor

WorkBoat.com: December 12, 2012

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Submarine owners who found plane wreck off Miami Beach show off hardware

Miami Herald: December 12, 2012

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Lessons from a Little Yellow Submarine

National Geographic - Newswatch: December 7, 2012

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Hellcat Fighter Plane Wreckage Discovered Off Miami Coast

Huffington Post: November 28, 2012

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Sunken WWII Fighter Plane Found in Waters Off Miami Beach

NBC Miami: November 27, 2012

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