OceanX Signs MOU with Mystic Seaport Museum

Global ocean exploration nonprofit OceanX and Mystic Seaport Museum have announced a memorandum of understanding with one another that will open discussions about collaboration on programming, educational opportunities, exhibitions, and more.

Mystic Seaport Museum is working to develop opportunities to convene decision makers for discussions and develop programming that underscores the importance of the blue economy and blue technology to the economies of Connecticut, the region, and the world. OceanX, with its advanced research capabilities and immersive educational experiences, is well-positioned to work with Mystic Seaport Museum to develop and participate in programming that reinforces the importance of ocean research, technology, and education.

“The opportunities for collaboration between OceanX and Mystic Seaport Museum are immense. With our shared focus on opportunities around the blue economy and blue technology, we have the potential to convene important discussions and excite the region about the potential of these fields, ” said Vincent Pieribone, Co-CEO of OceanX. “We hope that this collaboration can create solutions, excitement, and deeper understanding of the value of ocean research in Connecticut and beyond.”

“As Mystic Seaport Museum looks toward what the future of “maritime” engagement looks like in the 21st century, we recognize the importance for the institution to incorporate blue economy and blue technology advances into our narrative, education, collections, and programs. We believe it is the responsibility of Mystic Seaport Museum to keep the local and broader communities informed and interested in new solutions and opportunities around ocean management from a maritime perspective.” stated Christina Connett Brophy, Senior Vice President of Mystic Seaport Museum. “This collaboration will help us articulate actions to achieve our common goals and cultivate meaningful solutions that both leverage and preserve ocean resources.”

The collaboration between OceanX and Mystic Seaport Museum underscores both parties’ commitment to driving positive change and innovation in ocean science, storytelling, and a sustainable blue economy. Through their collaboration, both parties aim to make a meaningful impact on the environment and society as a whole.

About Mystic Seaport Museum
Mystic Seaport Museum is the nation’s leading maritime Museum. Founded in 1929 to gather and preserve the rapidly disappearing artifacts of America’s seafaring past, the Museum has grown to become a national center for research and education with the mission to “inspire an enduring connection to the American maritime experience.” The Museum’s grounds cover 19 acres on the Mystic River in Mystic, Connecticut, and include a recreated New England coastal village, a working shipyard, formal exhibit halls, and state-of-the-art artifact storage facilities. The Museum is home to more than 500 historic watercraft, including four National Historic Landmark vessels, most notably the 1841 whaleship Charles W. Morgan. For more information, please visit mysticseaport.org and follow the Museum on Facebook, X, YouTube, and Instagram.

About OceanX
OceanX is a mission to support scientists to explore the ocean and to bring it back to the world through captivating media. Uniting leading media, science, and philanthropy partners, OceanX utilizes next-gen technology, fearless science, compelling storytelling, and immersive experiences to educate, inspire, and connect the world with the ocean and build a global community deeply engaged with understanding, enjoying, and protecting our oceans. OceanX is an operating program of Dalio Philanthropies, which furthers the diverse philanthropic interests of Dalio family members. For more information, visit www.oceanx.org and follow OceanX on Youtube, Facebook, Instagram, X, TikTok and LinkedIn.