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  • 4 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    NOAA, with staff from the State Department, U.S. Marine Mammal Commission, Department of the Interior and private citizens representing… [mappress] Source: NOAA , July 04, 2012;  Image: NOAA

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Planet Ocean signed an exclusive representation agreement with Brugge-based dotOcean. The agreement covers the UK and Republic of Ireland. dotOcean manufactures and supplies a range of systems for the evaluation of sediment and fluid mud for research, hydrographic & geophysical survey & dredging support. “The dotOcean range compliments our existing range of turbidity measuring systems, push […]

  • 12 May 2010

    Next year, Hamburg will hold the title “European Green Capital 2011.” And at this year’s 821st Hafengeburtstag, that took place from May 7 to 9, one of the highlights was the solar-powered catamaran Tûranor PlanetSolar and the exhibition PlanetSolar Village. At 31 meters, the catamaran Tûranor PlanetSolar is the world’s largest solar-powered vessel.

  • 24 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

      Adding iron to the oceans in an effort to curb growing emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere would lead to ‘significant change… (Planet Earth) [mappress] Source: Planet Earth , June 24 , 2011;

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Environment, Technology

    Planet Ocean has signed an exclusive representation agreement with Netherlands-based Radac. Radac, a Dutch company based in Delft that specializes in level, tide and wave monitoring, has developed the WaveGuide – a radar based system that monitors waves, tide and water levels. The agreement covers the UK and Ireland. The system can be installed on […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    ASV Ltd and Planet Ocean Ltd have signed a Technology Partnering Agreement which sees Planet Ocean as the ASV technology partner for marine science applications to provide turnkey solutions for the marine science sector. Initially focussing on ASV’s C-Enduro, a long endurance autonomous surface vehicle, Planet Ocean will be working alongside the ASV team to […]

  • 16 January 2012

    MS Turanor PlanetSolar, the world’s largest solar-powered ship, has docked at Abu Dhabi Marina, near ADNEC (Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre) to help celebrate the World Future Energy Summit 2012, and to highlight the role solar energy is playing in energy sustainability. PlanetSolar was visited by ADPC’s Vice President, Ports’ Unit, Captain Mohamed Al Shamisi, […]

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

    Planet Ocean Ltd has reached an agreement to purchase the business of Elkins Oceanic Services Ltd. Elkins Oceanic Services is known for their production of mooring swivels for all underwater applications. The Company leader, Dennis Elkins, best known for the Elkins Deep Ocean Swivels, Push Corer units and the recently launched QUICK-CLAMP system, has decided […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Technology

    Planet OS, a provider of online geospatial environmental data, has introduced Powerboard, a data intelligence solution that helps wind farm operators and renewable energy service providers to boost power output by up to 30%. RWE, which plans to use the system at its wind farms, has teamed up with the company for the launch of Powerboard. “Powerboard provides us […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Planet Ocean has signed an exclusive representation agreement with Brugge-based dotOcean at Ocean Business 2015 Southampton. The agreement covers the UK and Republic of Ireland. dotOcean manufactures and supplies a range of systems for the evaluation of sediment and fluid mud for research, hydrographic and geophysical survey and dredging support. Planet Ocean MD Terry Sloane and dotOCean […]

  • 8 August 2013
    Technology

    Romax Technology’s desire to ‘push the boundaries’ leads to the development of a twin offset gear planet carrier for the wind industry. “The Romax philosophy,” says Romax Technology Founder Dr Poon, “is to look at existing designs and see how we can improve them. As a company, we are constantly looking at conventional practice and […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    ASV Ltd and Planet Ocean Ltd have signed a Technology Partnering Agreement which sees Planet Ocean as the ASV technology partner for marine science applications to provide turnkey solutions for the marine science sector.   Initially focussing on ASV’s C-Enduro, a long endurance autonomous surface vehicle, Planet Ocean will be working alongside the ASV team […]

  • 1 March 2010

    At the HDW Shipyard, PlanetSolar unveiled the world’s largest solar boat, which will be powered exclusively by high-efficiency solar cells from SunPower Corp., a manufacturer of high-efficiency solar cells, solar panels and solar systems. In late March, PlanetSolar will launch its catamaran for testing, and then embark on its round-the-world tour in early 2011.

  • 16 January 2012

    MS Turanor PlanetSolar, the world’s largest solar-powered ship, has docked at Abu Dhabi Marina, near ADNEC (Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre) to help celebrate the World Future Energy Summit 2012, and to highlight the role solar energy is playing in energy sustainability. MS TÛRANOR PlanetSolar is a multihull vessel topped by a large array of […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Deep Trekker and its UK dealer, Planet Ocean, will jointly exhibit at the Subsea Expo, running from February 11th – 13th at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre. Deep Trekker will be bringing along their DTG2 remotely operated vehicle (ROV) and a 200 gallon demonstration tank, the company wrote on their website. Planet Ocean MD, Terry Sloane, commented: “We have […]

  • 23 December 2011

    The Camps Drift canal has finally been de-silted, which not only helps Msunduzi retain its status as a top canoeing centre, but also reduces the risk of flooding. The task was undertaken by the KwaZulu-Natal Canoeing Union (KZNCU) using a R1 million payment it received from the national lottery. This was more than a year […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Planet Ocean has delivered fourth Radac WaveGuide Onboard systems to Fugro under the frame agreement signed earlier between the companies. A modified WaveGuide radar wave sensor is installed on the bow of the ship. The sensor uses radar to measure distance to the water surface. A motion sensor is incorporated into the radar unit to […]

  • 10 May 2010

    Imtech N.V. (technical services provider in Europe) announces that it is acting as technology partner of PlanetSolar, the largest ship powered by solar energy in the world. The ship is being officially exhibited today on the occasion of the 821st birthday of Hamburg’s harbour. In 2011, PlanetSolar will set sail on a world cruise of […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Recently, scientists have described what is being called the largest volcano on the planet. In an article in the journal Nature Geoscience, Dr. William Sager and his coauthors present evidence from multichannel seismic and core data indicating that the province known as the Tamu Massif is a shield volcano several hundred kilometers across. The site, […]

  • 2 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    After completing the world’s first solar-powered journey around the world, the famous catamaran has found a new occupation for the New Year. is intended to be the mode of transport for the Deepwater Project, a scientific mission led by the University of Geneva (UNIGE) to collect data on the Gulf Stream’s behavior, the Ocean’s current […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The 400-meter-long vessel was named COSCO Shipping Planet and handed over to its owner at the Chinese shipyard.

  • 26 December 2011

    MS TÛRANOR PlanetSolar is a multihull vessel topped by a large array of photovoltaic solar panels, constructed by Knierim Yacht Club, in Kiel, Germany. Built in 14 months, the biggest ever solar boat has impressive dimensions but is both silent and clean. The multihull will be home to six sailors during the round-the-world attempt, and […]