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  • 24 March 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Florida Atlantic University’s Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center (SNMREC) has received $360,000 grant for undergraduate research into power generation from ocean currents.

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Cosco Qidong Offshore and Cosco Dalian Shipyard have secured contracts valued at approximately USD 230 million to build a Floating Accommodation Unit (FAU) and a Module Carrier, respectively. COSCO Qidong Offshore Co. secured a contract from an unnamed Singapore entity to build the FAU, scheduled for delivery in 1Q 2017. The buyer has also secured options […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Researchers from Florida Atlantic University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science have received a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to design, deploy and evaluate a first-of-its-kind software-defined testbed for real-time undersea wireless communications (data, voice, and video streaming) and surveillance. The four-year project titled, “Cognitive Networking of the Oceans: Localization and Tracking Fundamentals,” […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)  has issued a lease to Florida Atlantic University (FAU) for marine hydrokinetic technology testing offshore Florida to evaluate the use of turbines powered by ocean currents. “This is the first time a lease has been issued to test ocean current energy equipment in Federal waters,” said BOEM Acting […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development, Technology

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has issued a lease to Florida Atlantic University (FAU) for marine hydrokinetic technology testing offshore Florida to evaluate the use of turbines powered by ocean currents. “This is the first time a lease has been issued to test ocean current energy equipment in Federal waters,” said BOEM […]

  • 4 August 2020
    Research & Development

    OceanBased Perpetual Energy has experienced a delay in testing equipment deployment in the Florida Gulf Stream, due to the Hurricane Isaias. OceanBased Perpetual Energy, working with FAU’s Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center, was set to deploy a two-year sonar test equipment to find the best location for its ocean energy power generation equipment. The […]

  • 20 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Bluefin Robotics announces that the Bluefin Spray Glider recently completed a two-month deployment conducted by the Glider Research and Operations Center (GROC) at FAU’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute (HBOI). The Spray Glider operations took place at Pulley Ridge near the West Florida Shelf in approximately 60 meters water depth. It performed 3,200 dives over 100 […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Sevan Marine has informed that Teekay Offshore Partners LP has exercised the first of six options to build another Floating Accommodation Unit (FAU) based on the Sevan design.

  • 13 August 2013
    Authorities & Government, Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) yesterday announced availability of a revised environmental assessment (EA) and its finding of no significant impact (FONSI) for lease issuance to conduct marine hydrokinetic technology testing offshore Florida. Florida Atlantic University’s Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center (FAU SNMREC) applied to BOEM for a lease to deploy experimental […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Swedish marine energy technology company Minesto, developer of innovative tidal and ocean current power plant Deep Green, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Florida Atlantic University. The purpose is to examine the technical, environmental and economic feasibility to install demonstration and commercial power plants in the Florida current. Florida Atlantic University (FAU) is […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Project & Tenders

    Teekay’s first Floating Accommodation Unit (FAU), Arendal Spirit, has been lifted onto a heavy loader and is en route to Brazil. According to Teekay, the journey is estimated to take approximately 38 days. The Arendal Spirit previously secured a 3-year charter contract, including extension options, with Brazil’s state-owned company Petrobras. The vessel will start operations for […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Research & Development

    Swedish marine energy technology company Minesto, developer of innovative tidal and ocean current power plant Deep Green, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Florida Atlantic University. The purpose is to examine the technical, environmental and economic feasibility to install demonstration and commercial power plants in the Florida current. Florida Atlantic University (FAU) is […]

  • 24 May 2013

    Press Release – Sevan Marine ASA has entered into an agreement to sell the semi-completed Sevan hulls number 4 and 5  on an “as-is, where-is” basis to Logitel Offshore. The total purchase price for the Hulls is USD 41 million, to be rendered as a seller’s credit. Sevan will grant an additional loan of USD […]

  • 30 May 2020
    Business developments & projects, Environment, Innovation, Research & Development, Technology, Transition

    Miami-based OceanBased is working on what could be one of the largest renewable energy projects in the world. In collaboration with the Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center (SNMREC) at Florida Atlantic University (FAU), OceanBased has demonstrated that clean, renewable perpetual energy can be derived by harnessing the perpetual Gulf Stream current off the coast […]

  • 27 March 2013

    Arrow has welcomed the approval of the Arrow Bowen Pipeline (ABP) by the State Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (EHP). The ABP is one of five large developments that make up Arrow’s planned coal seam gas (CSG) – liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project. The 580 km long buried pipeline would deliver CSG from […]

  • 13 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced availability of a revised environmental assessment (EA) and its finding of no significant impact (FONSI) for lease issuance to conduct marine hydrokinetic technology testing offshore Florida. Florida Atlantic University’s Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center (FAU SNMREC) applied to BOEM for a lease to deploy experimental demonstration […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development, Technology

    With the technology gate (TG) 3 review for the Wave Energy Prize just ahead, Tidal Energy Today is introducing you to the judges who evaluated the competing teams’ technologies in two previous TG reviews.

  • 29 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    OceanBased has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Florida Atlantic University’s Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center (SNMREC) to assist the company to develop commercial ocean current energy project. The goal of the project, which plans to focus on an area off the southeast coast of Florida, will be the installation of hundreds of megawatts […]

  • 27 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sevan Marine ASA announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell the semi-completed Sevan hulls number 4 and 5  on an “as-is, where-is” basis to Logitel Offshore. The total purchase price for the Hulls is USD 41 million, to be rendered as a seller’s credit. Sevan will grant an additional loan of USD […]

  • 26 May 2017
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Cairn Energy has started drilling the FAN South-1 exploration well into the South Fan prospect, offshore Senegal.  According to a Friday statement by Far Limited, a partner in the project, the well is the first pure exploration well to be drilled offshore Senegal since the discovery wells of FAN-1 and SNE-1 in 2014. FAN South-1 is […]

  • 27 August 2014

    Oil samples have been recovered in the FAN-1 exploration well being drilled offshore Senegal.

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Iran has inaugurated a 2.2-million-barrel floating oil storage unit (FSU) Khalij-e-Fars, in Soroush oil region on February 8th, writes IRNA news agency. The inauguration was marked by the first oil shipment from the FSU to a crude carrier KAI-EI, owned by Kyoei Tanker company. The FSU, built by South Korea’s Samsung, is intended to carry the crude oil produced in the offshore Soroush […]