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  • 30 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    At the IMO Maritime Safety Committee meeting just held, it was decided to introduce mandatory regulations on the protection of seafarers against noise. One of the goals of the Danish Maritime Authority is to turn all important Danish regulations within marine engineering into international regulations. This would enhance the competitiveness of Danish shipping and contribute […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Research & Development

    The Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) is inviting tenders for the establishment of a specialised information system for hydrophones. The development of the systems in close coordination with the acousticians is required as similar developments are missing in Europe so far. Underwater acoustics in the civilian sector focuses on research and development during […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Research & Development

    The Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) is inviting tenders for the establishment of a specialised information system for hydrophones. The development of the systems in close coordination with the acousticians is required as similar developments are missing in Europe so far. Underwater acoustics in the civilian sector focuses on research and development during […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Environment

    The developer of the 332 MW Nordsee One project has invited tenders for environmental monitoring and reporting during the construction phase of the offshore wind farm. The contract covers underwater sound monitoring, marine mammal monitoring and acoustic deterrence in accordance with BSH Standard ‘Investigation of the Impact of Offshore Wind Turbines on the Marine Environment (StUK4)’ […]

  • 15 February 2013

    There are different restrictions for maritime pile driving operations in place in the North European countries to protect the local sea life. It is quite right and proper that there should be restrictions. However, it could be argued that it is probably not so right and proper that the individual legislation for each country for the restrictions is not […]

  • 9 March 2011

    The entire maritime industry benefits of the course ‘Onboard Noise and Vibration’ which is a joint initiative of HME in cooperation with the well known Dutch research institutes MARIN and TNO. The international training takes place in Delft, the Netherlands, on 24 and 25 May 2011. This training is of interest to engineers, naval architects, […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Technology

    ABPmer has been contracted by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) to create a Geographical Information Systems (GIS) tool that generates data to map the distribution of man-made continuous underwater noise in the south marine plan areas. The outputs of the tool will improve the MMO’s understanding of underwater noise. They may also inform marine planning […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Technology

    ABPmer has been contracted by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) to create a Geographical Information Systems (GIS) tool that generates data to map the distribution of man-made continuous underwater noise in the south marine plan areas. The outputs of the tool will improve the MMO’s understanding of underwater noise. They may also inform marine planning […]

  • 15 February 2013

    There are different restrictions for maritime pile driving operations in place in the North European countries to protect the local sea life. It is quite right and proper that there should be restrictions. However, it could be argued that it is probably not so right and proper that the individual legislation for each country for the restrictions is not […]

  • 4 February 2011
    Business & Finance

      The PSA calls for action and challenges the industry to launch effective measures to reduce noise problems in the petroleum activities. Discipline leader for working environment in the PSA, Sigve Knudsen, calls on the players to join forces to put an end to the noise problems in the petroleum activities. “The operating companies play […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    The Centre for the Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) has teamed up with Marine Scotland Science and the University of Exeter to analyse underwater noise data from subsea sound recorders located around the UK coast. The results of the Defra-funded study have now been published in an article titled Underwater noise levels in UK […]

  • 12 July 2012
    Environment, Research & Development

    Eight builders and operators of German offshore wind farms presented the final report on the ESRa noise mitigation project today. The research project tested various new noise reduction systems designed to mitigate the spread of ramming noise when installing foundations for offshore wind farms. The initiative aims to protect porpoises during the construction of offshore […]

  • 20 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    In their meeting on 4-5 December 2013 the EU Marine Directors have approved the Marine Strategy Framework Directive document “Monitoring Guidance for Underwater Noise in European Seas” (Part I, II and III). The Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) requires European Member States (MS) to develop strategies for their marine waters that should lead to programmes […]

  • 3 September 2019
    Rules & Regulation

    The government wants to reduce underwater noise to protect the marine environment.

  • 9 April 2020
    Research & Development

    WavEC Offshore Renewables has recently launched the jUMP project, a joint action for underwater noise monitoring in Portuguese waters, with funding from National Fundo Azul. The project is coordinated by WavEC and brings together ten Portuguese partners: ISPA – Instituto Universitário, FCUL – Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, LNEC – Laboratório Nacional de […]

  • 23 June 2015

    Matt Simpson, a Member of the Institute of Acoustics with over fifteen years experience, has joined Baker Consultants as Senior Underwater Noise Consultant. Baker Consultants’ expanding Marine team carries out marine mammal monitoring and underwater noise mitigation work for a range of projects, including offshore wind farms such as Borkum Riffgrund 1 and Gode Wind […]

  • 18 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A study has been conducted in cooperation between Nord Stream, the Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI) and the Swedish Nature Protection Agency, in order to establish the underwater noise levels in the sea close to the Natura 2000 area at Norra Midsjöbanken, to the south of Gotland. Noise emanating from regular commercial maritime traffic as […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Research & Development

    JASCO Applied Sciences, under subcontract to Tetra Tech Inc., is providing underwater acoustic measurement and monitoring services to Deepwater Wind during the installation of the Block Island Wind Farm. JASCO is conducting field data acquisition and subsequent analysis and interpretation for short- and long-term studies of noise from pile driving and related construction activities. The […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During its 91st session in November 2012, IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) adopted a number of amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS). Among these amendments was the adoption of the new SOLAS regulation II-1/3-12, which requires ships to be constructed to reduce onboard noise and to protect personnel […]

  • 10 January 2012
    Research & Development, Technology

    With a new and innovative technology, it is now possible to comply with exciting legislation on noise reduction during installation of offshore wind turbines. According to legislation from the EU the sound emissions from the installation of windmills at sea must be reduced so the threat to the marine mammals are minimised. Traditionally, the water […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford and Baker Consultants recently hosted a workshop to discuss the issue of underwater noise pollution related to marine renewables at the tenth RenewableUK Wave and Tidal Conference. The aim of the workshop was to facilitate knowledge exchange between the industry, regulators and academics. Roger May from Marine Scotland opened the workshop by highlighting […]

  • 10 January 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    With a new and innovative technology, it is now possible to comply with exciting legislation on noise reduction during installation of offshore wind turbines. According to legislation from the EU the sound emissions from the installation of windmills at sea must be reduced so the threat to the marine mammals are minimised. Traditionally, the water […]