Voyage to Kure

Personal Escorts

The Ocean Futures Society underwater film team was delighted to receive a personal escort from the resident spinner dolphins as they departed the lagoon at Midway Island. © Tom Ordway, Ocean Futures Society

Dive Brief

Jean-Michel Cousteau and Chief of Expeditions Don Santee brief the dive and camera team – Matt Ferraro, Yves Lefevre, Blair Mott, and Paul Atkins - about the next dive. © Nan Marr, Ocean Futures Society

Banded Cleaner Shrimp

A Banded Cleaner Shrimp, Stenopus hispidus, photographed during the wall dive under the ship, Pearl and Hermes Atoll. © Tom Ordway, Ocean Futures Society

Diving

Paul Atkins, Director of Photographer, and dive team member Matt Ferraro head out for a dive on the Zodiac with Cameraman Antoine Rosset, filling in as boat driver. © Tom Ordway, Ocean Futures Society

Dive Prep

Expedition diver Holly Lohuis, Still Photographer Tom Ordway and Cinematographer Yves Lefevre get ready for a filming dive. © Nan Marr, Ocean Futures Society

Marine Debris Recovery

After the marine debris recovery team of expedition members Ed Cassano and Blair Mott returned to the boat with this 300-pound net, the Searcher crew lowered the crane to lift it out of the Zodiac in order to properly dispose of it. © Tom Ordway, Ocean Futures Society

Dive Prep

Dive team member Matt Ferraro checks his dive computer to make sure the in-line oxygen sensor is monitoring the mix in his bag. © Tom Ordway, Ocean Futures Society

Pearl and Hermes Atoll

A school of goatfish cruise the wall off Pearl and Hermes Atoll, while keeping an eye out for predators. © Tom Ordway, Ocean Futures Society

Dive Prep

Tove Petterson double checks Ed Cassano's Draeger, Semi-Closed Circuit Rebreather dive system. © Nan Marr, Ocean Futures Society

Discovery

Jean-Michel Cousteau and dive team member Holly come up on a abandoned anchor, while Yves and Matt film the discovery. © Tom Ordway, Ocean Futures Society

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