Search results for: biofouling

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  • 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 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    A tidal energy turbine has been installed in the Tamar estuary in Tasmania as part of a joint project between the Australian Maritime College (AMC) and tidal energy developer MAKO Tidal Turbines.

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

    Minesto has hailed the award of funding for the Seacams 2 project as good news for the marine energy industry, announcing the potential collaboration in the project.

  • 16 May 2016
    Research & Development, Technology

    New phase of the Advanced Coatings for Offshore Renewable Energy (ACORN) project, involving the testing of materials coated with ACORN solutions in open water, has started.

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Environment, Research & Development

    The OCEANIC Project has been granted €1 million though the first OCEANERA-NET funding call to develop protective coatings for ocean energy technology.

  • 17 March 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Storage, Technology

    French researchers gathered around the Omdyn R&D project are working on developing dynamic umbilical cables which will find particular application in floating turbines. The project is dedicated to the development of the dynamic cables used in floating marine energy applications. The cables, which can be up to several hundred meters long, pose considerable technical challenges, notably biofouling, […]

  • 17 March 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Storage, Technology

    French researchers gathered around the Omdyn R&D project are working on developing dynamic umbilical cables which will find particular application in floating turbines. The project is dedicated to the development of the dynamic cables used in floating marine energy applications. The cables, which can be up to several hundred meters long, pose considerable technical challenges, notably biofouling, […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Environment, Research & Development

      Environmental Interactions of Marine Renewable Technologies (EIMR) is organizing a one-day workshop with the intent of furthering knowledge and standardizing approaches for monitoring and mitigation around marine renewable energy (MRE) devices and arrays. The workshop is organized in cooperation with Annex IV, ICIT Heriot Watt, ORJIP, ICOE 2016, Marine Scotland and MERIKA, and will […]

  • 31 January 2016

    Tidal Energy Today has compiled the top news from tidal and wave energy industry from January 25 – 31, 2016. Atlantis to decommission SeaGen Following the acquisition of Marine Current Turbines, together with its seabed rights, existing projects, and intellectual property, which includes the SeaGen S device, in April, 2015, Atlantis has now announced plans […]

  • 26 January 2016
    Equipment

    Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company, has recently completed testing of its prototype pump, a key subsystem of the company’s WaveSub wave energy converter (WEC). The project has been part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government, with MPS receiving a £2 million grant in October 2015. The pump was deployed […]

  • 26 January 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based wave energy developer, has completed the testing of the prototype pump for its WaveSub wave energy converter. The pump was deployed in the pickling pond, a tidal lagoon in Pembroke Port prior to being recovered for testing. The aim of the pump testing was to determine whether any biofouling […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Research & Development, Technology

    The final cavitation testing of the ACORN (Advanced Coatings for Offshore Renewable Energy) project has been concluded. The coatings developed during the project, which were applied on a marine turbine prototype, have been exposed to aggressive conditions in a cavitation tunnel, and according to the Technological Centre of Components Foundation (CTC), one of the partners […]

  • 17 January 2016

    Tidal Energy Today has compiled the top news from tidal and wave energy industry from January 11 – 17, 2016. MaREI, MARINET bag multi-million R&D grants Funding in the amount of €1,955,742 was granted to MaREI and the University of Limerick to develop marine renewable energy remote operation vehicle (MRE-ROV) for challenging wave, tidal, and […]

  • 7 December 2015
    Research & Development

    The Partnership for Research in Marine Renewable Energy (PRIMaRE) has released a document setting out its research priorities. PRIMaRE, together with the South West Marine Energy Park (SW MEP), has put together a consortium of marine experts from across higher education, research and industry, which identified the research priorities and development needs required to speed up […]

  • 7 December 2015
    Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    The Partnership for Research in Marine Renewable Energy (PRIMaRE) has released its research priorities document aimed at accelerating the progress of marine renewable energy technologies. PRIMaRE together with the South West Marine Energy Park (SW MEP) has put together a consortium of marine experts from across higher education, research and industry which has identified the […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Newcastle University has announced a £1.5 mln investment to further expand its School of Marine Science and Technology. The new development builds on the existing Blyth Marine Station, and it will house the University’s Emerson Cavitation Tunnel used to test propellers and turbine blades. The move to Blyth will not only allow an expansion of […]

  • 3 June 2015

    Newcastle University has announced a £1.5m investment to further expand its School of Marine Science and Technology. Building on the existing Blyth Marine Station which opened last year, the new development will house the University’s Emerson Cavitation Tunnel, an experimental facility used to test propellers and turbine blades. Dating back to the 1950’s, the cavitation tunnel is the […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Carnegie Wave has retrieved the first CETO 5 unit for onshore maintenance and inspection. The unit has been operating over 4.000 hours. The retrieval was completed using hydraulic ‘quick connect’ technology to disconnect the unit from the seabed foundation. The disconnection was then followed in succession by deballasting of the buoyant actuator and floating up […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    The 2014 Maritime Innovation Award, given jointly by the Royal Institution of Naval Architects and QinetiQ, has been presented to Subsea Industries for the product Ecolock. The Maritime Innovation Award is presented to an individual or organisation in recognition of outstanding scientific or technological research in hydrodynamics, propulsion, structures and material which offers the potential […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Equipment

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited announces that the three CETO 5 units have now accumulated more than 7,500 continuous operating hours. The first CETO 5 unit has now been operating for over 4,000 hours, with the second CETO 5 unit achieving over 2,000 operational hours. The third CETO 5 unit was installed at […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Carnegie Wave plans to retrieve CETO 5 Unit 1 for a complete strip down, inspection and overhaul, after one month of all three units operating as an array. The three CETO 5 units have now accumulated more than 7.500 continuous operating hours, with the full array of three CETO 5 units operating for over 1.000 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Japanese classification society ClassNK held a press conference on 20 April in Singapore to promote the activities of its new Global Research and Innovation Center (GRIC). Joined by representatives from Nanyang Technological University, ClassNK Executive Vice President Tetsuya Kinoshita explained the rationale behind GRIC and the current goals for the center. The two main […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    ClassNK, a ship classification society, has established a research and development center in Singapore that will focus on developing maritime technologies to enhance ship safety and environmental sustainability. Class NK held a press conference in Singapore to promote the activities of the newly established Global Research and Innovation Center (GRIC). In addition, representatives from both […]

  • 16 February 2015

    The classification society, ClassNK, and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore signed a memorandum of understanding to promote research and development and innovation in the maritime industry.