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  • 6 March 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    Aquamarine Power’s Oyster wave energy technology consists of a wave-powered pump that pushes high pressurized water to the onshore plant where it drives a hydro-electric turbine which in turn produces electricity. The Oyster wave power device is a buoyant, hinged flap which is attached to the seabed at depths between 10 and 15 meters. The […]

  • 21 September 2011

    The first Oyster Superyacht, 100-01 Sarafin, has successfully completed her sailing trials ahead of handover to her owners in October. Sarafin’s launch marks the successful conclusion of the first phase of a long-term project, which has brought together the strong, award-winning trio of Dubois Naval Architects, Oyster Group and RMK Marine. This combined experience has […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Equipment

    Aquamarine Power has published operational information gathered during months of testing their Oyster 800 wave machine at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney. The academic analysis examines data generated by the Oyster 800 machine last year – which includes operating during major storms with waves reaching eight metres – and verifies that the […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Oyster Petroleum Ltd, a new exploration and production company focused on the UKCS, has confirmed the acquisition of a package of licence interests located in the West of Shetlands basin from Ithaca Energy (UK) Limited (‘Ithaca’). The transaction will see Oyster acquire a 9% interest in UK licences P.1631 and P.1832, covering blocks 204/14c, 204/18b and 204/19c, […]

  • 27 June 2012

    Oyster farmers in the main oyster production area in NSW have welcomed a $400,000 dredging commitment by the State Government, reports abc.net.au. Sand build-up in channels and on oyster leases in Wallis Lake has resulted in a significant drop in productivity. “There’s 23 oyster farming businesses in the port and I think they have all […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    Aquamarine Power today published operational information gathered during months of testing their Oyster 800 wave machine at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney. The academic analysis examines data generated by the Oyster 800 machine last year – which includes operating during major storms with waves reaching eight metres – and verifies that the […]

  • 21 June 2011

      Wave energy company Aquamarine Power took the first step towards installation of its second full-scale Oyster wave energy converter last week [15 June] with the arrival of the „Excalibur‟ jack-up barge in Orkney. The vessel is now stationed at the European Marine Energy Centre‟s (EMEC) Billia Croo site, where the Oyster will be installed […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and partners restarted oyster restoration in Harris Creek in January 2015. This photo shows how rock is being placed to build 1-foot oyster reefs in Harris Creek as oyster restoration efforts continue despite the surrounding icy conditions on March 12, 2015. Through the interagency partnership, the U.S. Army […]

  • 19 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Along a six-acre stretch of the Lafayette River that meanders through the bustle of Norfolk International Terminals, Inc., the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is actively constructing a permanent sanctuary home for one of the Chesapeake Bay’s most-endangered inhabitants: the eastern oyster. The Lafayette River-NIT oyster reef, built with approximately 14,000 cubic yards of fossilized […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    Aquamarine Power today published operational information gathered during months of testing their Oyster 800 wave machine at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney. The academic analysis examines data generated by the Oyster 800 machine last year – which includes operating during major storms with waves reaching eight metres – and verifies that the […]

  • 18 February 2008

    Top UK yacht builder Oyster Marine has been sold to UK based private equity fund Balmoral Capital for an undisclosed sum. The company was founded in 1973 by current Chairman Richard Matthews. Oyster yachts have a worldwide reputation for quality and performance and are recognised throughout the sailing world for their distinctive Deck Saloon configuration. […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Aquamarine Power has published the initial operational information gathered during the testing of their Oyster 800 wave machine at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney. The data collected shows a high correlation between Aquamarine Power’s predictions of Oyster 800 performance and the machine’s actual performance, according to the company. The academic analysis examined […]

  • 18 August 2010

    A new world record for the largest single continuous infusion — with 6.3t of resin flowed in over four hours — has been achieved at RMK’s shipyard in Turkey during the construction of the first Oyster 125 superyacht. This hull has now been successfully released from its mould after post curing in a purpose-built 40m […]

  • 7 May 2007

    Two of the most successful names in British yachting have teamed up to create a new range of series built Superyachts. Double Queen’s Award yacht builder, Oyster Marine, has commissioned Dubois Naval Architects to produce a Dubois Oyster 100 and a Dubois Oyster 125. Manufacture of the new designs is expected to take place at […]

  • 21 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

      Wave energy company Aquamarine Power took the first step towards installation of its second full-scale Oyster wave energy converter last week with the arrival of the „Excalibur‟ jack-up barge in Orkney. The vessel is now stationed at the European Marine Energy Centre‟s (EMEC) Billia Croo site, where the Oyster will be installed later this […]

  • 21 June 2011

      Wave energy company Aquamarine Power took the first step towards installation of its second full-scale Oyster wave energy converter last week [15 June] with the arrival of the „Excalibur‟ jack-up barge in Orkney. The vessel is now stationed at the European Marine Energy Centre‟s (EMEC) Billia Croo site, where the Oyster will be installed […]

  • 14 July 2011
    Business & Finance

      The UK’s leadership in the development of wave-generated power continued apace as wave energy developer Aquamarine Power invited Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond MSP to unveil the Oyster 800, the company’s next-generation hydro-electric wave energy converter.  800kW device At a ceremony at Burntisland Fabrications’ yard at Methil, Fife, the First Minister welcomed the advancements […]

  • 8 May 2007

    Two of the most successful names in British yachting have teamed up to create a new range of series built Superyachts. Double Queen’s Award yacht builder, Oyster Marine, has commissioned Dubois Naval Architects to produce a Dubois Oyster 100 and a Dubois Oyster 125. Manufacture of the new designs is expected to take place at […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Aquamarine Power has announced details of planned improvements to the Oyster 800 wave energy device, together with some recent production figures. The improvements, known as the Oyster 800 Product Improvement Programme, involve shutting down the Oyster 800 – which has been operating since February at the European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney. During the rest […]

  • 13 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

      The UK’s leadership in the development of wave-generated power continued apace as wave energy developer Aquamarine Power invited Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond MSP to unveil the Oyster 800, the company’s next-generation hydro-electric wave energy converter. 800kW device At a ceremony at Burntisland Fabrications’ yard at Methil, Fife, the First Minister welcomed the advancements […]

  • 13 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    The UK’s leadership in the development of wave-generated power continued apace as wave energy developer Aquamarine Power invited Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond MSP to unveil the Oyster 800, the company’s next-generation hydro-electric wave energy converter. 800kW device At a ceremony at Burntisland Fabrications’ yard at Methil, Fife, the First Minister welcomed the advancements in […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Oyster Petroleum has recently entered into a farm-in agreement whereby, in exchange for covering certain well costs on drilling, Oyster Petroleum will acquire a 25% interest in licence P.1948, covering blocks 29/7c, 12, 13 and 14 in the UK Central North Sea. The P.1948 licence is operated by Endeavour Energy UK Limited, with further Joint […]