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  • 15 March 2016
    Equipment

    Cefas has purchased a new water sampling rosette and profiling system for mobilisation on RV Cefas Endeavour. The profiling system will consist of the SBE-9 plus CTD unit (with redundant CT sensors built in) and SBE-11 plus deck unit. Cefas has additionally installed PAR (Photosynthetically active radiation), chlorophyll, turbidity and both optode and RINKO oxygen sensors in […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Project & Tenders

    Cefas (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science) has extended the contract for the management of its RV Cefas Endeavour with P&O Maritime Services (P&OMS) for an additional two years. The contract is now set to last until March 2019, bringing the full contract commitment to a total of 10 years. RV Cefas Endeavour, a multi-disciplinary […]

  • 7 December 2015
    Project & Tenders

    The Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) has signed a new charter agreement with Rijkswaterstaat for the RV Cefas Endeavour. RV Cefas Endeavour is a 74 meter multi-disciplinary research vessel equipped to support a range of activities including hydrographic surveys, environmental sampling, fish stock assessment, and the servicing of autonomous monitoring equipment. The […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Cefas has successfully launched its Wave Glider “Lyra” from St Ives on Monday, the first ever independent launch of a Wave Glider SV3 in the UK. Lyra is a US-manufactured Wave Glider SV3 and is one of just two currently in the UK. She is taking two days to sail unmanned to the Isles of […]

  • 17 July 2015
    Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    SmartBuoy, an integrated marine data acquisition platform developed and operated by the Centre for Environment Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas), has clocked 30.000 cumulative days of deployment in its 15th year of operation. The buoy was introduced in 2000, and deployed around the UK for 15 years. According to Cefas, in addition to providing essential […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) has appointed Tom Karsten as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Cefas. Karsten will take over the new role on leaving the Royal Navy, from September 7, 2015. He is currently serving as the UK National Hydrographer and Deputy CEO at the UK Hydrographic Office where he leads […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    The RV Cefas Endeavour has started an 18 day charter to the Government of the Netherlands organisations Rijkswaterstaat (RWS) and the Institute for Marine Resources & Ecosystem Studies (IMARES), with local mobilisation in Scheveningen (Netherlands). The 74 metre multi-disciplinary research vessel will participate in International Bottom Trawl Survey (IBTS) operations in the North Sea, in collaboration […]

  • 9 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Cefas and Liquid Robotics have recently deployed, tested and recovered a remotely-piloted Wave Glider, which was adapted to allow scientists to collect broadband fisheries acoustics data. As part of a multi-vehicle mission under the UK NERC/Defra funded AlterEco project, the Wave Glider called Lyra was deployed in the central North Sea about 270 km north-east […]

  • 23 January 2013

    Cefas has signed a major contract with East Anglia Offshore Wind Ltd (EAOW) to provide metocean data that will support the development of the East Anglia Zone in the North Sea. EAOW is a joint venture owned 50:50 by ScottishPower Renewables and Vattenfall, and has been created for the development of the East Anglia Zone. […]

  • 5 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Recently the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) reached an impressive milestone: acquiring more than 1 million hours (2 million records) of wave data. That equates to approximately 114 years’ worth of data. These data were collected mostly in areas where intense maritime operations (e.g. heavy shipping and fishing traffic, operational wind farms, […]

  • 17 July 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    SmartBuoy, an integrated marine data acquisition platform developed and operated by the Centre for Environment Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas, UK), is celebrating 30,000 cumulative days of deployment in its 15th year of operation. In addition to providing essential calibration and verification of satellite acquired marine data and ecosystem models, SmartBuoy is assisting the development […]

  • 31 March 2010

    THE Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science (Cefas) is running a pilot project investigating the use of catch quotas to reduce discards in the North Sea. Cefas fisheries observers and remote electronic monitoring (REM) equipment, including CCTV, will be used to document and quantify the effectiveness of the catch quota system at reducing discards.

  • 13 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In November 2011, Defra appointed Cefas as R&D Programme Manager for the collection of additional evidence to support MCZ designation. Following the successful acquisition of evidence in the previous two years, a further evidence collection programme is planned for the remainder of the current financial year. Through this Invitation to tender Cefas is seeking bids […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Cefas has signed a major contract with East Anglia Offshore Wind Ltd (EAOW) to provide metocean data that will support the development of the East Anglia Zone in the North Sea. EAOW is a joint venture owned 50:50 by ScottishPower Renewables and Vattenfall, and has been created for the development of the East Anglia Zone. […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Scientists from the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) have published a landmark study bringing together nearly half a century of UK seabed grab survey data. These data originate from multiple sources in industry and government, and their collation and standardisation represents a significant opportunity to better understand and protect the marine environment. […]

  • 2 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Subsea Technology & Rentals (STR) have secured an order to design and manufacture bespoke cabling solution for the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (CEFAS). STR were approached by CEFAS to produce a cable design to expand the capabilities of the STR SeaSpyder telemetry camera system. The cabling solution was designed in-house at STR to enable […]

  • 3 December 2007

    Scientists in Suffolk have been given a £2.5m grant to examine the reasons why populations of eels are declining. The Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) in Lowestoft has been given European funding to carry out the research.

  • 21 December 2010

    It is exactly twenty years ago that CEDA was granted official Non-Governmental Observer status at the IMO / London Convention (LC) one of the first global conventions to protect the marine environment. With 86 States being Parties to the London Convention, it is the most widely applicable legislative instrument for placing dredged sediments at sea. […]

  • 13 March 2012

    Cefas, executive agency of Defra acting on behalf of the UK Government, has been tasked with delivering a programme of R&D data collection to support implementation of Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs) within the UK Continental Shelf. MCZs are intended to conserve or improve the UK marine environment. A number of contracts (LOTs) have been awarded […]

  • 13 March 2012

    Cefas, executive agency of Defra acting on behalf of the UK Government, has been tasked with delivering a programme of R&D data collection to support implementation of Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs) within the UK Continental Shelf. MCZs are intended to conserve or improve the UK marine environment. A number of contracts (LOTs) have been awarded […]

  • 5 October 2010

    THIRTY one inshore vessels in south west UK are now equipped with a low cost Vessel Monitoring System (VMS). As a result they are currently reporting their movements every minute, as part of a 12-month pilot trial being run by Seafish, in conjunction with CEFAS, to monitor inshore fishing activity.

  • 22 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian vessel owner, Eidesvik Offshore, has appointed Thor Krukhaug as a chief financial officer. He comes from the position of financial manager of the company, a position he has held since 2012. Thor is a graduate Master in Business and Economics from NHH Norwegian School of Economics and Certified European Financial Analyst (CEFA). Thor will start in his new […]