Search results for: biofouling

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  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The OCEANIC project team has developed a biofouling database in an effort to help project developers make better informed decisions about their ocean energy schemes.

  • 12 January 2016
    Environment, Research & Development, Technology

      The initial stages of a project looking at biofouling solutions for marine renewables has been completed by the International Centre of Island Technology (ICIT), in collaboration with the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) and Heriot-Watt’s Energy Academy. The project was focused on the development of a knowledge network enabling biofouling experts to work with […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    Swansea University has opened a call for applications for a studentship that will investigate marine biofouling and corrosion on the materials to be used for the Swansea Bay tidal lagoon project.

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

    Researchers at the Marine Energy Research and Innovation Center (MERIC) of Chile are conducting a biofouling study with the aim of developing an anti-fouling solution that would accelerate the development of marine renewable energy sector in the country. The scientists are conducting various tests as part of the study at the Coastal Marine Research Station […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    The International Centre of Island Technology (ICIT) and the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) have joined forces in a year long project to research practical strategies to minimise the impacts of biofouling for the marine renewable energy (MRE) industry. Biofouling, the settlement and growth of organisms on submerged structures, is a major issue for the […]

  • 16 February 2018
    Research & Development

    Following the completion of an initial field research in January 2016, the International Centre of Island Technology (ICIT) and the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) have now joined forces to carry out a one-year project focused on finding practical strategies to minimise the impacts of biofouling on the marine renewable energy (MRE) industry.

  • 11 May 2020
    Innovation, Vessels

    The Norwegian headquartered firm  Jotun has developed a solution that can offer shipowners “always clean hulls”, even in the most challenging operations and environments, the company claims. The unique approach named Jotun Hull Skating Solutions combines remotely operated robotic technology, a special antifouling coating and a range of customized services. As explained, the most innovative […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The entry into force of the Ballast Water Convention this September will not prevent the transfer of invasive aquatic species (IAS) unless there is mandatory legislation in place to prevent biofouling on ships’ hulls, according to Antwerp-based Subsea Industries.  Commenting on a presentation delivered at the World Ocean Council’s Sustainable Ocean Summit in December, in […]

  • 6 September 2011
    Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Severn Trent De Nora will provide its SEACLOR® seawater electrochlorination system to control biofouling at a liquefied natural gas (LNG) regasification facility developed by PETRONAS Gas Berhad in Sungai Udang, Melaka, Malaysia. The new facility, which is designed to import LNG, store it at floating storage units and then vaporize it at the regasification unit, is […]

  • 17 April 2018

    On May 15, New Zealand will introduce a nationwide standard for biofouling.

  • 8 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Kongsberg and AML Oceanographic, Canada, have teamed up to conduct live trials of a new solution to combat biofouling on underwater fish farm sensors. The trial is focused on a new solution for extending the period between the cleaning of subsea oxygen sensors, which are mandated by law but also critical to the health of […]

  • 13 September 2019
    Research & Development, Technology

    The second phase of an Innovate UK project has been launched to develop an automated fouling management system for the marine energy industry. The 24-month RoBFMS (Robots to Inspect, Maintain and Repair in Extreme and Challenging Environments) project will develop an automated robotic system to monitor, identify and clean biofouling from subsea structures, building on […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    AML Oceanographic has been selected to supply CTDs for Ocean Networks Canada’s ‘Smart Oceans’ program. AML Metrec•X instruments will be deployed on cabled observatory platforms off Canadian coasts to provide data imperative to improving environmental monitoring and marine safety. AML’s UV•Xchange and Cabled UV will prevent biofouling of XchangeTM and other environmental sensors on each […]

  • 11 December 2013

    The U.S. Patent Office has awarded Siemens Water Technologies a patent for a system and method to control biofouling of filters used as a first stage of treating ballast water in its SeaCURETM Ballast Water Management System. The patent, entitled “Method and System for Biofouling Control of Shipboard Components” (U.S. patent no. 8,591,740 B2), involves […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Biofouling is, or should be seen as, public enemy number one when it comes to impacting on marine ecosystems and handicapping vessel performance worldwide.

  • 24 April 2020
    Vessels

    German container shipping company Hapag-Lloyd has obtained 9 percent in energy savings in the form of fuel by preventing fouling on the hulls of its ships. The company is using digital tools to detect water resistance increases on its ships caused by fouling. It has also developed ship-specific biofueling management plans for its vessels detailing […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Business developments & projects, Collaboration, Outlook & strategy

    A ground-breaking Global Industry Alliance (GIA) has been launched to tackle two of the most pressing environmental issues of our time – invasive species and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

  • 13 December 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), NDT Consultants, Brunel University London, Reece Innovation, InnoTecUK, 3-Sci, and E.ON have joined forces to launch the CleanWinTur project to combat biofouling on offshore wind turbines.

  • 18 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Atlantis Resources has released footage which shows its AR1500 tidal turbine without any visible biofouling months after it was submerged at the MeyGen tidal array site in the Pentland Firth, off Scotland.

  • 13 September 2019
    Equipment, Research & Development

    The second phase of an Innovate UK project has been launched to develop an automated fouling management system for the marine energy industry. The 24-month RoBFMS (Robots to Inspect, Maintain and Repair in Extreme and Challenging Environments) project will develop an automated robotic system to monitor, identify and clean biofouling from subsea structures, building on […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    WavEC Offshore Renewables has conducted biofouling tests at AW-Energy’s deployment site for its WaveRoller wave energy converter to gather data that will be used for selecting the best anti-fouling protection for the device.

  • 21 October 2020
    Collaboration, Environment, Regulation & policy, Research & Development, Technology, Vessels

    South Korean shipping and marine supplier Tas Global Co., Ltd and water software development firm DHI Water and Environment have joined the Global Industry Alliance (GIA) for Marine Biosafety, an initiative launched in June 2020 by the IMO GloFouling Partnerships project. The initiative works to promote collaboration with the private sector to address two of the most pressing environmental […]