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  • 17 December 2013

    Babcock is beginning a six month Support Period (Docking) (SP(D)) on Sandown class mine hunter HMS Bangor at its Rosyth dockyard, which will include a number of upgrades and a substantial maintenance package. Bangor is due to go into dock later this week. The SP(D) is being carried out under Surface Ship Support Alliance Class […]

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

    Oceanographers at Bangor University’s School of Ocean Sciences have teamed up with Nortek, and Partrac, to study ocean turbulence with the aim of reducing the costs associated with tidal energy devices.

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Executive Director of the National Oceanography Centre, Professor Ed Hill OBE, has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship from Bangor University for services to marine science. Ed was a former postgraduate student at the university, taking an MSc and PhD in Physical Oceanography, and was later a member of the academic staff in the School […]

  • 31 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    A Royal Navy minehunter fitted with Thales sonar has located and destroyed a 2,000-pound mine and torpedo lying on the seabed off the port of Tobruk in eastern Libya. HMS Bangor, a Sandown-class mine countermeasures vessel (MCMV), has been on NATO operations off the Libyan coast, tasked with searching for and disposing of any ordnance […]

  • 12 October 2006

    The departmental council of Morbihan (Brittany, France) has confirmed the option to build a second RoPax vessel (roll-on roll-off passenger ship) at Aker Yards, Lorient, a shipyard located in Lanester, Morbihan. It is a sister ship of the Bangor, delivered in June 2006.The 450 passenger ship will be 46 meters long and is due for […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    The Welsh government has awarded almost £12 million to support Bangor University’s Seacams 2 project which aims to expand Wales’ marine energy sector over the next four years.

  • 29 June 2017

    The team on the Bahrain-based minehunter HMS Bangor has found and recovered a large sonar lost during the latest Anglo-French-US exercise in the Gulf, Artemis Trident. The Brits were asked to assist the US Navy when one of its sonar buoys towed by MH-53 Sea Dragon helicopter became detached and disappeared. “We used our powerful sonar […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Research & Development, Technology

    Bangor University is looking for a supplier of an autonomous upward-looking echosounder, which will be deployed as part of the Seacams 2 marine renewable energy research project in Wales.

  • 5 October 2012
    Authorities & Government

    Yesterday, the Maine Public Utilities Commission discussed Statoil’s plans to moor four turbines in federal waters off the coast of Maine, reports Bangor Daily News. Two out of three commissioners said they will not support the project if Statoil doesn’t change its proposal to assure that Maine will benefit in the long term from the […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology, Vessels

    Historic wrecks around the Welsh coastline are to play a part in assisting Wales’ growing marine renewable energy (MRE) sector, the researchers from the Bangor University have said.

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

    Ocean Scientific International (OSIL) has shipped a network of 3 data buoys to Bangor University’s School of Ocean Sciences that will be used to study tidal turbulence at the Menai Strait in Wales.

  • 23 July 2010

    Mayfair Resolution at anchor off Bangor Northern Ireland she has been seen loaded with Wind Turbines built at Harland & Wolf Belfast. These were then transported to the Barrow Wind Farm. Overall length130.5m Breadth (moulded)38.00m Depth (moulded) 8.00m Capacity 10 x 3.5MW offshore wind turbines Maximum payload 8,950 Te Maximum cargo area 3,200m² Maximum deck […]

  • 18 January 2011

    P&O Maritime Services has acquired a 50% shareholding in a United Kingdom (UK) incorporated joint venture with the School of Ocean Sciences at Bangor University. Through this venture, known as P&O Maritime Ocean Sciences (POMOS), P&O Maritime Services has joint ownership of the Research Vessel Prince Madog and will charter the vessel to the University, […]

  • 5 October 2012
    Authorities & Government

    Yesterday, the Maine Public Utilities Commission discussed Statoil’s plans to moor four turbines in federal waters off the coast of Maine, reports Bangor Daily News. Two out of three commissioners said they will not support the project if Statoil doesn’t change its proposal to assure that Maine will benefit in the long term from the […]

  • 19 May 2010

    Futuristic ‘robofish’ could be set to police north Wales’ harbours. The first marine sustainability conference in Bangor will hear a shoal of the robots would detect pollution. Makers believe the robots would be ideal in slow moving water in harbours such as Porthmadog, Gwynedd, and Holyhead on Anglesey.

  • 10 May 2013
    Human Capital, Research & Development, Technology

    On Wednesday, May 8, the University of Maine presented the base for its 1/8 scale prototype of a 6MW VolturnUS wind turbine, which is planned for a project off Maine’s coast by 2030. The floating wind turbine platform will be disassembled and transported to Cianbro in Brewer by the end of the month. It will […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    HRH The Prince of Wales has opened Marine Centre Wales, a national facility for the growing marine sector, at Bangor University’s School of Ocean Sciences.

  • 3 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    International Data Buoy manufacturers Ocean Scientific International Ltd (OSIL) have shipped a network of 3 off 1.9m data buoys to Bangor University’s School of Ocean Sciences for participation in a project to study tidal turbulence at the Menai Strait in Wales. SEACAMS2 is a project to assist the development of marine renewable energy in Wales […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Bangor University has selected Kongsberg Maritime to supply it with the upward-looking echosounder that will be used for research into the ecology of marine renewable energy development sites.

  • 21 June 2010

    When it comes to cruise ships, it’s the more, the merrier at many ports. But that’s not the case for Rockland, Maine. The Bangor Daily News reports the popular New England tourist town’s City Council is weighing a plan to sharply limit cruise ship arrivals and raise fees for the ships that do visit.

  • 26 May 2016
    Research & Development, Technology

    Bangor University hosted a 2-day tidal lagoon research workshop in the recently opened Marine Centre Wales in Menai Bridge, Isle of Anglesey.

  • 10 May 2013
    Human Capital, Research & Development, Technology

    On Wednesday, May 8, the University of Maine presented the base for its 1/8 scale prototype of a 6MW VolturnUS wind turbine, which is planned for a project off Maine’s coast by 2030. The floating wind turbine platform will be disassembled and transported to Cianbro in Brewer by the end of the month. It will […]