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  • 28 February 2019

    Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN) has hosted a delegation of technology companies linked to the field of innovation in vertical mobility in air and sea, which participate in the “Canary Islands Future Lab” initiative. The delegation visited the land facilities of PLOCAN in order to learn about the capabilities and the lines of […]

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

    A technological consortium, led by the Government of the Canary Islands and the Ministry of Economy, has anchored the PLOCAN offshore platform to the seabed off Canary Islands, Spain.

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, the Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN) and the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC) have joined forces to boost marine research activities, education and technology at Gran Canary. The three partners signed an agreement at the Presidency of the Government of the Canary Islands […]

  • 13 October 2011
    Business & Finance

      Formerly known as the “Clara del Mar”, the Con/Ro vessel “Volcan de Teneguía” has joined the fleet of OPDR Canarias S. A. Designed by OPDR and built in 2007 under OPDR supervision, the “Clara del Mar”, now known as the “Volcan de Teneguía” was the third in a series of vessels. Her sister vessels […]

  • 24 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Last week, during the EEA Grant Conference arranged by Innovation Norway and CDTI in Bergen, the Norwegian company Langlee Wave Power and Repnaval Shipyard (Zamakona Yards) signed an agreement for the development of wave power in the Canary islands. The two companies will file a common application to the EEA grants for development of renewable […]

  • 24 October 2012

    Last week, during the EEA grant conference arranged by Innovation Norway and CDTI in Bergen, the Norwegian company Langlee Wave Power and Repnaval Shipyard (Zamakona Yards) signed an agreement for the development of wave power in the Canary islands. The two companies will file a common application to the EEA grants for development of renewable […]

  • 25 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Spain’s Boluda Lines today launched a new weekly service directly connecting the mainland with Tenerife and Las Palmas on the Canary Islands, with a transit time of 2 days. As of today, the 749 TEU ”Wega” boxship employed on this service will depart Alicante every Friday, and the Canary Islands every Monday, complementing the already existing MED service which […]

  • 3 June 2020
    Business developments & projects, Project & Tenders

    Spanish independent power producer focused on renewable energy, Greenalia, has submitted a planning application for what could be the first floating offshore wind farm off the island of Gran Canaria. The company filed its project and environmental documentation for a 50 MW project, named Parque Eólico Gofio, which will comprise four 12.5 MW wind turbines […]

  • 24 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Last week, during the EEA grant conference arranged by Innovation Norway and CDTI in Bergen, the Norwegian company Langlee Wave Power and Repnaval Shipyard (Zamakona Yards) signed an agreement for the development of wave power in the Canary islands. The two companies will file a common application to the EEA grants for development of renewable […]

  • 24 October 2012
    Project & Tenders

    Last week, during the EEA grant conference arranged by Innovation Norway and CDTI in Bergen, the Norwegian company Langlee Wave Power and Repnaval Shipyard (Zamakona Yards) signed an agreement for the development of wave power in the Canary islands. The two companies will file a common application to the EEA grants for development of renewable […]

  • 6 October 2006

    Twenty migrants have drowned while trying to reach the Canary Islands, survivors of a boat sinking have told Spanish police. The survivors – seven adults and four children – said they were picked up by a merchant ship after their boat broke up on the high seas before dawn. They said they were then brought […]

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

    Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN) has signed a collaboration agreement with the Society of Economic Promotion of Gran Canaria (SPEGC) to boost the blue economy and marine sector in Gran Canaria island.

  • 1 April 2014
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    Less than 15 months after setting up in the Canary Islands, Langlee has signed agreements with clients, local government, and technology partners. Industrial partners and investors are now invited to participate in the commercialisation phase. Canary Islands Regional Minister of Employment, Industry and Commerce, Francisca Luengo, recently announced that the Islands need this type of […]

  • 24 June 2016
    Environment, Research & Development

    Representatives from two Canary Islands-based firms, Raley Estudios Costeros and Hexia, held a seminar on marine renewable energy challenges yesterday, June 23, at PLOCAN.

  • 19 January 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    The Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN) has acquired a containerized hyperbaric chamber in order to increase the safety of the underwater activities of the research facility. The hyperbaric chamber is part of the equipment strategy included in the PLOCAN roadmap in order to answer to the operational needs of the infrastructure, which will […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Research & Development

    PLOCAN will aid in the design of a marine area for installing prototypes that harness wave energy to supply electricity to the desalination plants managed by the Gran Canaria Water Board as part of the DESAL+ project. The objective of the project is to create and consolidate a joint “Living Lab” platform, conceived as a research […]

  • 18 October 2013

    Recently, Francisca Luengo, Canarian Minister of Industry and President of ITC, and Julius Espedal, founder and CEO of Langlee Wave Power met to discuss common development of wave power in the Canary islands. They signed an agreement which could be the first step towards making Canary Islands the pioneer in wave power industry. The Canarian […]

  • 25 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Spain’s Boluda Lines today launched a new weekly service directly connecting the mainland with Tenerife and Las Palmas on the Canary Islands, with a transit time of 2 days. As of today, the 749 TEU ”Wega” boxship employed on this service will depart Alicante every Friday, and the Canary Islands every Monday, complementing the already existing MED service which […]

  • 3 December 2014

    The EU’s TEN-T Programme will back with almost €500,000 a study on the storage and use of liquefied natural gas in the Spanish Canary Islands. The economically attractive LNG could help reduce road and short sea transport emissions in the archipelago. The project will study the possibilities of introducing LNG in the Canary Islands to […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks, the cables subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent, and Telefónica are upgrading the PENCAN-7 and PENCAN-8 undersea cable systems linking landing points on the Spanish mainland to Gran Canaria and Tenerife in the Canary Islands. The 100 Gbit/s upgrade will offer a more than tenfold increase of the current system capacity, allowing to meet growing […]

  • 22 June 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    The Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness of Canary Islands has issued a tender for the realization of works related to the electrical infrastructure at PLOCAN test site.

  • 1 April 2014
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    Less than 15 months after setting up in the Canary Islands, Langlee has signed agreements with clients, local government, and technology partners. Industrial partners and investors are now invited to participate in the commercialisation phase. Canary Islands Regional Minister of Employment, Industry and Commerce, Francisca Luengo, recently announced that the Islands need this type of […]