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  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The OPERA project consortium has met in the Spanish city of Bilbao to assess progress achieved so far and plan the forthcoming activities.

  • 2 June 2017
    Research & Development

    The team behind the OPERA project organised the first industrial workshop during Bilbao Marine Energy Week event, aimed at learning from the first practical experiences of open-sea operation, identifying common challenges, best practices and needs.

  • 15 April 2005

    Turkey’s first cruise ship ”MSC Opera” will begin its first trip on April 27th, 2005. ”MSC Cruises Turkiye”, the owner of ”MSC Opera”, announced on Thursday that it will have tours from Istanbul to the Mediterranean every Wednesday. MSC Opera has a passenger capacity of 2,500 people.

  • 20 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    TRIAXYS directional wave buoy has been deployed at Bimep test site off Spain to assess the performance of Marmok-A5 wave energy converter.

  • 4 October 2011
    Technology

      Cobham Technical Services has been awarded a contract for its powerful Opera electromagnetic design tool by Siemens Wind Power, a leading supplier of wind turbines for onshore, offshore and coastal sites. Fast and accurate electromagnetic simulation helps wind turbine suppliers to make breakthroughs in wind turbine design. The Siemens design team employs the Opera […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The bi-radial turbine to be used for the EU-funded wave energy cost reduction project dubbed OPERA has entered the final assembly stage.

  • 7 September 2018
    Research & Development, Technology

    OPERA, a Horizon 2020 project, has retrieved a bi-radial turbine that was undergoing field tests at Mutriku shoreline wave power plant in Spain and is now preparing to deploy the turbine for open-sea testing at Biscay Marine Energy Platform (BiMEP), also in Spain. 

  • 26 April 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The Marmok-A5 device, deployed for testing off the coast of northern Spain, will be retrieved for upgrades this summer as part of the EU-funded wave energy cost-cutting project.

  • 4 October 2011
    Technology

      Cobham Technical Services has been awarded a contract for its powerful Opera electromagnetic design tool by Siemens Wind Power, a leading supplier of wind turbines for onshore, offshore and coastal sites. Fast and accurate electromagnetic simulation helps wind turbine suppliers to make breakthroughs in wind turbine design. The Siemens design team employs the Opera […]

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

    The EU-funded OPERA project will disseminate the results of the initiative which aims to halve the cost of wave energy during the International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE) 2018.

  • 18 September 2012
    Equipment, Research & Development

    In remote and ultra-deep waters, power generation for large field developments is demanding. By centralizing and sharing the power generation between several production units, the new DNV concept can reduce both emissions and costs. Depending on how it is implemented, the cost saving may also be complemented by enhanced production capacity. The power generation arrangement […]

  • 1 May 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    A joint initiative of the H2020 OPERA and INTERREG 2SEAS MET-CERTIFIED projects is setting up a a workshop on certification of marine energy converters. Both the OPERA and MET-CERTIFIED projects have been applying the IEC standards to real world wave and tidal energy deployments. The workshop aims to explain the importance of the IEC standards […]

  • 2 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The University of Exeter has carried out performance and durability tests of a set of elastometric mooring tethers as part of the H2020-funded OPERA wave energy project.

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    University of Exeter is performing scale testing of the elastometric mooring ropes as part of the EU-funded OPERA wave energy project.

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The EU-funded OPERA project has received the Yoshio Masuda prize for the contribution to EWTEC 2017 through reports about wave energy developments being progressed in Spain.

  • 21 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Basque energy agency, Ente Vasco de la Energia (EVE), has released a video that features the footage of the developments undertaken under the OPERA wave energy projects to date.

  • 5 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Renewables certification body DNV GL has issued the statement of compliance for the Oceantec’s Marmok-A5 wave energy converter after the in-depth design assessment of its hull and mooring system.

  • 2 June 2019

    A cruise ship operated by MSC Cruises crashed into a dock in Venice today, hitting a tourist boat.

  • 1 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The EU-funded OPERA project has published wave resource data collected at MARMOK-5 wave energy device’s demonstration site at the Biscay Marine Energy Platform (Bimep).

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    The deployment of Oceantec wave energy converter, designed by Oceantec Energías Marinas, as part of the EU-funded OPERA project is planned for September at bimep, off Basque Country.

  • 22 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Kymaner’s bi-radial air turbine has operated at full power of 30kW on its first day of testing at Mutriku wave power plant.

  • 3 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cruise line company MSC Cruises announced today that, starting in December 2015, its 2,120-guest MSC Opera will homeport in Havana for the winter 2015-16 season to offer guests 16 Caribbean cruises. The completely renovated 65,542 GRT MSC Opera within the company’s €200 million Renaissance program will offer cruises to Jamaica, the Cayman Islands and Mexico with two nights […]