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  • 25 June 2018
    Equipment

    International Submarine Engineering (ISE) has welcomed over 20 experts from around the world at its facility as a part of the workshop aimed to finalize details for nupiri muka’s first field season. Nupiri muka is an ISE Explorer autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) that is owned and operated by the University of Tasmania as part of the Antarctic […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Equipment, Research & Development

    A new autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) has been unveiled at the University of Tasmania’s Australian Maritime College (AMC) in Launceston. The AUV is capable of diving up to 5,000 meters, operating underneath the ice and gathering data on the Antarctic research missions. During an official ceremony, the $5 million polar vehicle was granted the name nupiri […]

  • 20 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The University of Tasmania’s newly-launched autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) nupiri muka has been deployed on her first science mission in Launceston’s Tamar River to help gain a better understanding of how the river bed changes through time. Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) researcher Erica Spain said the AUV was being used to map […]

  • 15 October 2014

    The Australian Government has released the 20 Year Australian Antarctic Strategic Plan, which provides a blueprint for Australia’s future engagement in the region and options to expand Tasmania’s role as Antarctic science and logistics hub. The report contains recommendations on a range of key issues, including: Protecting Australia’s national interests in Antarctica; Supporting and leading national and […]

  • 29 March 2011
    Research & Development

    The first comprehensive mapping of life found on Australia’s continental shelf was made after a three-year study of the sea-shelf. Scientists now have much more valuable information available to study life within its continental shelf habitats. Marine scientists from five research agencies produced these “broad-scale” maps of the “shelf seascape” after three years of work […]

  • 18 February 2020
    Research & Development, Technology

    There are only 2 weeks left to submit your abstract for the Asian Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (AWTEC 2020). Abstracts must be submitted online no later than Sunday March 1, 2020. The 5th AWTEC 2020 will be held in Hobart (Tasmania), Australia on 8-12 November 2020. AWTEC 2020 aims to provide an opportunity to […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Research & Development, Technology

    The 5th Asian Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (AWTEC 2020) will be held in Hobart (Tasmania), Australia on 8-12 November 2020. AWTEC 2020 aims to provide an opportunity to exchange, learn, interact and network on all multidisciplinary aspects of ocean renewable energy, with colleagues from all over the world. Encompassed within AWTEC 2020, will be […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Environment, Research & Development, Technology, Vessels

    Two research projects concerned with pinpointing the best location for tidal energy turbines and mapping the sea floor are currently on their way in Australia. For the first project, Dr Alex Forrest deployed the autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) UBC-Gavia to map the seafloor underneath the Batman Bridge in Launceston’s Tamar River and at Swan Island […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Australian Maritime College (AMC) at the University of Tasmania plans to build a new $750,000-facility dedicated to development of underwater robotic technologies. AMC’s autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) facility will be home to a fleet of robots used to survey the ocean’s depths and collect scientific data on research missions. “This is an exciting new development for […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Environment

    Pinpointing the best location for tidal energy turbines and providing a picture of seafloor conditions underneath fish pens are two research projects benefiting from the autonomous underwater technologies expertise at the Australian Maritime College. The projects were funded by the University of Tasmania’s research enhancement scheme, designed to help early to mid-career academics increase their […]

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

    The researchers of the AUSTEn project have started field measurements at the Banks Strait as part of a three-year project looking to map tidal energy resource areas in Australia.

  • 16 April 2019
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development

    Australian Government has provided a $70 million grant to set up a new Blue Economy Cooperative Research Centre to bring together national and international expertise in aquaculture, marine renewable energy and marine engineering as part of a collaborative effort between industry, researchers and the community. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said that […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    In a significant long term commitment to Tasmania and Antarctica, the Australian government has approved the process to procure a new icebreaker to replace the ageing Aurora Australis. The new icebreaker, that will be based in Hobart, is part of the commitment of the Abbott Government to boost jobs and growth in Tasmania. A modern sophisticated […]

  • 17 October 2012

    It is estimated that harnessing a small portion of marine energy could solve the world’s energy crisis to a great extent, and Australia’s vast coastline alone is estimated to hold the potential to produce four times the nation’s power needs, claims a new report by energy experts GlobalData. The new report* states that the Southern […]

  • 18 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    It is estimated that harnessing a small portion of marine energy could solve the world’s energy crisis to a great extent, and Australia’s vast coastline alone is estimated to hold the potential to produce four times the nation’s power needs, claims a new report by energy experts GlobalData. The new report states that the Southern […]

  • 17 October 2012

    It is estimated that harnessing a small portion of marine energy could solve the world’s energy crisis to a great extent, and Australia’s vast coastline alone is estimated to hold the potential to produce four times the nation’s power needs, claims a new report by energy experts GlobalData. The new report* states that the Southern […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Human Capital, Research & Development

    Offshore Energy Research Association (OERA) announces that the Student Research Travel Program is now open for its September 2013 round of applications. The program is available to full-time senior honours & graduate students conducting thesis research at a Nova Scotia based university and undertaking research in marine renewable energy or geosciences. The objective of the […]

  • 10 March 2015

    The new Marine National Facility research vessel Investigator has returned to Hobart after successfully completing its cold water trials. The Executive Director of the project to build and test the vessel, Toni Moate said the voyage to the ice-edge tested out key capabilities of the ship, to ensure the vessel can operate in low water […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Human Capital, Research & Development

    Offshore Energy Research Association (OERA) announces that the Student Research Travel Program is now open for its September 2013 round of applications. The program is available to full-time senior honours & graduate students conducting thesis research at a Nova Scotia based university and undertaking research in marine renewable energy or geosciences. The objective of the […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Pinpointing the best location for tidal energy turbines and providing a picture of seafloor conditions underneath fish pens are two research projects benefiting from the autonomous underwater technologies expertise at the Australian Maritime College. The projects were funded by the University of Tasmania’s research enhancement scheme, designed to help early to mid-career academics increase their […]

  • 12 July 2016
    Equipment

    A new underwater robot that will help scientists answer important questions about the Antarctic is due to arrive in Tasmania in early 2017, thanks to a contract awarded to International Submarine Engineering (ISE). Capable of diving to depths of 5,000 meters and travelling over 100 kilometers under thick ice, the ‘Explorer’ class autonomous underwater vehicle […]

  • 22 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Almost 80% of collisions and groundings occur due to a failure of bridge systems and their usage. A new three year European Research Project, part funded by the EU has been launched to help increase safety on-board vessels. The project named CASCADe, (model-based Co-operative and Adaptive Ship-based Context Aware Design) aims to address the lack […]