is an ambiguously defined discipline, but may refer to Oceanographic Engineering
a term describing marine electronics engineering
applied to supporting the work of oceanographers; or, may refer to offshore engineering
, or maritime engineering
, which is the branch of engineering allied to civil engineering, and concerned with the technical aspects of fixed and floating offshore marine structures and systems related to harnessing ocean resources. These include offshore oil and gas and the rapidly expanding area of ocean renewable energy, as well as other ocean resource activities such as sub-sea mining and aquaculture.