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  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Danish Maritime Accident Investigation Board (DMAIB) has prepared a marine accident report shedding light on the circumstances that led to Svendborg Maersk container ship accident at Biscay Bay, on February 14, 2014. The Danish container ship Svendborg Maersk departed from Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The ship was bound for the Suez Canal, and subsequently the Far East. […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Wave energy prototype, developed by the French company Hydro Air Concept Energy (HACE), has partially sunk during the trials in Biscay Bay in western France.

  • 3 March 2016

    An oil slick from a bulk carrier was detected during a surveillance flight in the French exclusive economic zone, some 185 nautical miles from Penmarch, the French maritime authorities said. The 23-meter long and 50-meters wide oil slick traced back to Liberia-flagged bulker Thisseas, owned by Laskaridis Shipping of Greece, while the vessel was sailing from St. […]

  • 7 September 2018
    Technology

    Hydro Air Concept Energy (HACE) commissioned its first wave energy converter with multiple oscillating water columns on August 31 in the Atlantic Port of La Rochelle, located in Biscay Bay in western France.

  • 28 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Hydro Air Concept Energy (HACE) has conducted the first launch of its 50kW wave energy prototype in the Port of La Rochelle, located in the Biscay Bay, in the western France.

  • 14 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Unmanned Vessels to Take Over Our Seas? Researchers at Norwegian Marine Technology Research Institute (MARINTEK) believe that in ten to twenty years time there will be 200 metre cargo vessels plying the oceans without the need of a captain or crew.…Read more Limited Data Put Svendborg Maersk in Dire Straits The Danish Maritime Accident Investigation […]

  • 10 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Hydro Air Concept Energy (HACE), a France-based wave energy technology developer, has informed that its management is planning a new fundraising campaign to ensure the commercial development of its technology.

  • 1 September 2015
    Technology

    The EOLO group (UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country) has developed various models for predicting the amount of wave energy for the Bay of Biscay, by using a technique called random forests. “Random forests (RF) is an algorithm developed in recent years in the field of machine learning. The basis of RFs are the so-called ‘regression […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Technology

    The EOLO group (UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country) has developed various models for predicting the amount of wave energy for the Bay of Biscay, by using a technique called random forests. “Random forests (RF) is an algorithm developed in recent years in the field of machine learning. The basis of RFs are the so-called ‘regression […]

  • 2 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    MarineEnergy.biz has compiled the top news from marine energy industry from August 27 – September 2, 2018.

  • 14 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    MarineEnergy.biz has compiled the top news from marine energy industry from October 8 – 14, 2018.

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Red Eléctrica de España has concluded the public consultation and participation phase regarding the submarine electricity interconnection project between Spain and France across the Bay of Biscay. The closing event, which was inaugurated by the Government’s Deputy Delegate in Bizkaia, Covadonga Aldamiz-echevarría, included an assessment of how this process was managed and carried out in […]

  • 25 October 2006

    Sir Robin Knox-Johnston has described the dramatic storm which forced him to return to port just over a day into the Velux 5 Oceans race. The 67-year-old legendary yachtsman rolled his Saga Insurance vessel 360 degrees in winds of more than 70 knots during a storm in the Bay of Biscay.

  • 23 May 2006

    French maritime authorities are investigating Brittany Ferries’ flagship which was hit by a 40ft (9m) freak wave in gale-force winds. The Pont-Aven was struck in the Bay of Biscay as it travelled from Plymouth to Santander at 2232 BST on Sunday. Five passengers and one crewmember were slightly injured as a window smashed and the […]

  • 27 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    A crew of 22 people were evacuated after the Panama-flagged car carrier Modern Express started listing some 148 miles off Cape Ortegal, Galicia, in the Bay of Biscay, according to Spanish search and rescue agency Salvamento Maritimo. The crew raised an alarm on Tuesday afternoon as the 10,454 dwt ship developed a heavy list of about 40 degrees in inclement weather with force 8 […]

  • 24 October 2006

    Almost half of the yachts in a solo round-the-world race have returned to port just over 24 hours into the contest, because of bad weather. The Velux 5 Oceans began with eight skippers on Sunday from Bilbao, Spain, but three yachts are heading back to Gijon in the north of the country. “Boat-breaking” gale conditions […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    The climate and meteorology group at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), EOLO group, has developed a technique to forecast the amount of energy waves will bring several hours in advance. The EOLO group has developed various models for predicting the amount of wave energy for the Bay of Biscay, off northern Spain, by using […]

  • 31 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    VIDEO: 22 Evacuated as Car Carrier Lists in Bay of Biscay A crew of 22 people were evacuated after the Panama-flagged car carrier Modern Express started listing some 148 miles off Cape Ortegal, Galicia, in the Bay of Biscay, accor… Read More World’s Fastest Ship Design Cuts Fuel Consumption by 74 Pct The 80-knot ship […]

  • 11 March 2019

    Twenty-seven people evacuated from a fire-stricken ConRo vessel in the Bay of Biscay.

  • 13 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Swedish survey specialist MMT and Norwegian contractor Reach Subsea have secured the DP2 subsea vessel M/V Olympic Delta, with two ROVs mobilised onboard, for execution of the project announced earlier this year. The project has been postponed from June 2017 until August same year, the Oslo-listed Reach Subsea said on Thursday, with further details to […]

  • 16 August 2009

    Finnish police say a ransom demand has been made for a missing Russian-manned cargo vessel, the Arctic Sea. The demand – which has not been confirmed as genuine – was put to the ship’s Finnish owners, Finland’s National Bureau of Investigation said. A Finnish radio station said it had been told the 15 crew members’ […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 10,603 dwt reefer vessel Baltic Performer has suffered a list after its cargo shifted in inclement weather conditions, according to French Préfecture maritime Atlantique. The vessel was off the coast of Penmarch, Bay of Biscay when it reported the list of 12 degrees in the afternoon hours of October 21. At the time, the 1992-built reefer, […]