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  • 20 November 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Wave for Energy, a Turin-based wave energy developer, has released a video showcasing their ISWEC wave energy converter operating in real-sea conditions. ISWEC device was deployed off Sicily, Italy, in August this year. The system has overall dimensions of 8 m width, 15 m length and 4.5 m height, a draft of 3.2 m that […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Wave for Energy’s ISWEC wave energy device is ready for the August deployment off Sicily, Italy. After delaying the deployment of the device several times due to unsuitable weather conditions, Wave for Energy, a Turin-based wave energy developer, plans to deploy the device on August 1, 2015. Paolo Gherra, Project Manager at Wave for Energy, said for […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The deployment of the ISWEC wave energy converter off Italy has been delayed due to unsuitable weather conditions. Italy-based Wave for Energy originally intended to install the 100 kW ISWEC device in March, off the island of Pantelleria, Sicily. Tidal Energy Today spoke to Paolo Gherra, Project Manager at Wave for Energy, who said: “Unfortunately the […]

  • 12 October 2010

    The Israeli Department of Defense has cooked up the world’s smallest gyroscope—powered by lasers and as small as a single grain of sand. The new gyros are sensitive enough to track your position and movements anywhere—no GPS required.

  • 11 August 2015

    Wave for Energy s.r.l. (W4E), a spin-off of the Polytechnic University of Turin, has deployed the first wave energy converter with gyroscopic architecture, supported by Enea and IAMC-CNR. On August 7, the first Italian 1:1 scale device for the production of electricity from sea waves was moored 800 m from the coast of Pantelleria, Italy. Research activities started 10 […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    Wave for Energy, a Turin-based wave energy developer, has designed and built ISWEC wave energy converter that uses a gyroscopic system which exploits wave’s slopes to produce energy. ISWEC device is designed as a sealed hull, that acts as home to all technological parts of the device. The system works when the hull oscillations caused […]

  • 12 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Leading international subsea equipment specialist Ashtead Technology, which is headquartered in Aberdeen, has placed an order in excess of £1million with subsea manufacturer iXBlue at the Oceanology exhibition in London. The investment in iXBlue’s high-precision inertial navigation ROVINS, PHINS and new OCTANS NANO systems is the latest in a series of investments by Ashtead Technology, […]

  • 14 April 2015

    iXBlue is unveiling the fifth-generation OCTANS, an all-in-one gyrocompass and motion sensor (attitude and heading reference system, AHRS) and brings in new and enhanced features, including IMO/ IMO-HSC certification and inertial navigation system (INS) product upgrade-path. The fifth-generation OCTANS gives customers more product variant choices, expanding the surface and subsea product range. OCTANS is built […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Wave for Energy, an Italian wave energy developer, has deployed ISWEC wave energy device off Pantelleria island, Italy. ISWEC (Inertial Sea Wave Energy Converter) device has been successfully deployed on August 8, after several delays starting from March this year. Tidal Energy Today spoke to Paolo Gherra, Project Manager at Wave for Energy, who said […]

  • 21 June 2019

    Van Oord and Mammoet are joining forces with Australian technology company Verton to develop a new lifting method for installing wind turbine blades. The partnership is aiming to develop a way to shorten the installation cycle times and make installation safer for operators by sharing knowledge and expertise, Van Oord said. Verton has developed a remote […]

  • 15 March 2016

    iXBlue is launching ROVINS NANO inertial navigation system, designed for ROV navigation, at this year’s Oceanology International. Based on iXBlue’s fiber-optic gyroscope technology, ROVINS NANO has been designed for ROV pilots performing maintenance and construction operations. Paul Wysocki, iXBlue ROVINS NANO Product Manager, said: “ROVINS NANO is able to directly transmit the ROV’s position with extreme […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Wave for Energy, a Turin-based wave energy developer, plans to connect its ISWEC wave energy device to the Italian electricity grid by the end of January, 2016. Wave for Energy has deployed ISWEC off Pantelleria island early in August, 2015. The device has since been undergoing tests, and the company plans to continue with the […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    The Politecnico di Torino and the spin-off Wave for Energy have developed the first Italian 1:1 scale device for the production of electricity from sea waves. The device has been moored 800 meters from the coast of Pantelleria. The research activities, started 10 years ago and conducted by the group led by Giuliana Mattiazzo and […]

  • 7 March 2017

    Impact Subsea has launched new underwater attitude & heading reference system – the ISM3D. The unit provides heading to ±0.5° of local magnetic North with pitch and roll to ±0.05° accuracy. For optimal performance, a hard and soft iron calibration can be performed on the unit once installed on the ROV, AUV or other underwater platform, Impact […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Advanced Navigation has announced the release of their Sublocus underwater navigation systems. Sublocus is an underwater inertial navigation system that features high accuracy north seeking fibre optic gyroscopes and accelerometers with a GPS receiver and pressure depth sensor. These are fused together in Advanced Navigation’s revolutionary fusion algorithm to deliver positional accuracy of 0.08% of […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    QUADRANS is the latest gyrocompass manufactured by iXBlue. This product is based on the new 50 mm diameter fiber optic gyroscope (FOG50) developed internally by iXBlue. This product benefits from iXBlue research and development’s constant effort to improve performance and to increase the already unrivaled reliability of our products. This effort also relies on our […]

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

    The deployment of the ISWEC wave energy converter will take place in June, off the island of Pantelleria, Sicily. Wave for Energy’s ISWEC wave energy device is currently located at the shipyard in Mazara del Vallo, a coastal town in Sicily, Italy, where the company is conducting final preparations of the device ahead of its […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Sub-Atlantic has won a second contract with Italian oil and gas subsea services provider, AALEA, for the delivery of one of  Tomahawk observation ROV systems. It is the second system of its kind that Sub-Atlantic has provided for AALEA with the first successfully completing a 100km pipeline survey in the Strait of Messina, a narrow passage […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Global subsea equipment specialist Ashtead Technology, headquartered in Aberdeen, has taken delivery of the new advanced OCTANS NANO system from leading navigation, positioning and mapping solutions experts iXBlue. Ashtead Technology is the first company to offer the advanced OCTANS NANO system on a rental basis globally, launching the innovative product in conjunction with iXBlue on […]

  • 5 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Global offshore positioning specialist Veripos has introduced a new inertially-aided solution for dynamically positioned vessels combining latest GNSS positioning technology advances with high integrity inertial measurements for enhanced and more reliable positioning performance, Verify Axiom. Developed in association with Sonardyne International and featuring seamless integration of Veripos GNSS and Sonardyne inertial technologies, Verify Axiom exploits […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Small and medium sized ports (SMPs) have a triple role to play in marine energy developments, it was concluded at BEPPo project’s conference. The Port of Oostende organised the BEPPo (Blue Energy Production in Ports) conference ‘Ports as hubs for marine renewable energy projects’ at the Greenbridge Incubator centre, Belgium. During the event, led by […]

  • 25 October 2013

    iXBlue has been selected to provide inertial navigation systems for the two Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carriers currently being built by the Aircraft Carrier Alliance for the UK Royal Navy. The bridge system for each of the carriers will incorporate two iXBlue MARINS units. Trials have already been conducted to optimise the configuration of the […]