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  • 3 November 2016
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development, Technology

    The Danish government is expected to propose new test sites for large wind turbines before Christmas, according to Danish media.  The government will thus be following up on the work that took place in 2011, when the test centre comprising seven sites was established in Østerild. Since then, all the sites have been sold or rented, […]

  • 10 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Austal Limited (Austal) announced its first-in-class Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV 1) delivered to the US Navy, USNS Spearhead, has successfully completed initial operational testing and evaluation. With testing complete, JHSV 1 will soon be available to undertake missions for the US Navy. The US Navy’s operational tests saw JHSV 1 undergo maritime missions, replenishment, […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    National Oceanographic Centre (NOC) has started trials at the PLOCAN facilities on a new autonomous oceanographic device consisting of a wireless submarine telemetry system for great depths. The objective of the trials is to assess the performance and functionality of the wireless communications system in real operating conditions. Days before the device was deployed at […]

  • 12 February 2009

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  • 2 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Swedish tidal energy developer, Minesto, has received an improved quarter-scale composite wing that will be used for its Deep Green technology testing.

  • 26 August 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    SEM-REV, French offshore test site for marine renewable energy, was officially opened on August 25 in Croisic. SEM-REV is equipped at sea and on land for the testing of full scale (floating) offshore wind and wave power prototypes under operational conditions. The multi-technology test site, operated jointly by the CNRS and Centrale Nantes, is equipped with an electric cable with a […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Ireland-based wave energy developer Seapower has completed the construction of its scaled wave energy converter set for testing at the SmartBay Test Site in Galway Bay, Ireland.

  • 24 August 2017
    Equipment

    WEFIC, a Kerui Petroleum’s wellhead brand, completed the API 17D subsea production system performance test of its MSW-1 shallow water mudline suspension wellhead system, filling the gap in China’s mudline suspension technology for underwater oil and gas production. The test fully simulated the installation and pressure in the mudline environment. In the test, 9 5/8″ and 20″ casing […]

  • 10 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    IKM Testing, a supplier of mechanical completion and commissioning services, has been awarded a three-year contract by Teekay for multiple North Sea assets. IKM said on Tuesday that the contract with Teekay entails the multi-service provision of nitrogen pumping, nitrogen/helium leak detection, flange management, hydraulic bolting and tensioning, and hot oil flushing. Mark Rasmusen, Director International […]

  • 15 June 2017

    Tidetec has completed installation of its tidal turbine is in the test rig at the Technical University of Munich. The following month the turbine will be tested to show performance data, Tidetec  informed. The performance data from the lab tests will verify the overall efficiency for these types of turbines. In addition to increase in efficiency, […]

  • 22 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    A new formal group of organizations involved in testing for the certification of ballast water treatment systems has been set up, known as the “GloBal TestNet”, to facilitate increased standardization and harmonization of test procedures and information exchange. The move is expected to benefit test facility clients as well as the end-users of ballast water […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Deltares has tested a new type of floating willow mattress. It keeps the reed marsh that develops on top floating for longer than the present ‘sinking’ reed marshes. The new type provides better wave attenuation than the older structure. As a result, these floating reed marshes help to defend shores and therefore improve flood protection, ultimately generating savings […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    UK-based subsea engineering specialist Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd (SMD) has completed first stage testing in a pioneering project which is set to uncover valuable European mineral resources. SMD is technical lead on the VAMOS (viable alternative mine operating system) project, a 42-month international research and development venture, which is part-funded by the European Union’s Horizon […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Technology

    The Fundy Advanced Sensor Technology (FAST) platform, based on OceanWorks International’s preliminary design provided to FORCE, is now in its final testing and sea trials phase. OceanWorks International’s design for the Platform Gravity Base, which has seen some modifications by FORCE, maximizes stability on the seafloor in a high current environment such as those found in […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Technology

    The Fundy Advanced Sensor Technology (FAST) platform, based on OceanWorks International’s preliminary design provided to FORCE, is now in its final testing and sea trials phase. OceanWorks International’s design for the Platform Gravity Base, which has seen some modifications by FORCE, maximizes stability on the seafloor in a high current environment such as those found in […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    IKM Testing, a supplier of mechanical completion and commissioning services, has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire Oceaneering’s Norwegian On-site Machining & Cutting business. IKM Says that on-site machining includes flange facing, pipe cutting and beveling, line and hole boring and plane and groove milling. The topside cutting services include abrasive water jet cutting, […]

  • 3 June 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Bombora is seeking a test engineer and senior test engineer to lead the planning, execution and reporting of system integration tests required in the mWave development programme. The preferred candidates should have experience of developing electro-mechanical products that must operate first time in very demanding environments. They will also be required to manage a number […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Research & Development, Technology

    The expansion of Test Centre Østerild in Denmark has now reached the point when it is possible for the manufacturers to start casting the foundations on the two new test stands, according to the Technical University of Denmark (DTU). Last year, the Danish government decided to expand the Test Center in Østerild with an additional […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Research & Development

    Danish wind industry’s strategic RD&D partnership, Megavind, has called for additional locations and facilities for testing wind energy technology. According to Megavind, there is currently a need for 4-7 new test sites in Denmark to meet the growing demand for testing next-generation wind turbines. The organization has also entered a dialogue with the Danish government to discuss possibilities to find […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    The Balmoral Subsea Test Centre in Aberdeen has carried out hydrostatic tests on equipment that will be used to monitor the interaction between tidal turbines and marine mammals in the Pentland Firth. The linear actuators that were tested form part of a marine mammal monitoring station anchored to the sea floor. Utilizing both passive- and […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC (TZC) will begin testing both static and lateral loads this week as part of its test pile program. These load tests are performed to ensure piles are capable of sustaining the design load of the new bridge. Testing will be conducted over a 40-hour period. Impact pile driving will continue this […]

  • 23 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based wave energy developer, has enlisted the services of ACS Testing, to provide the testing of sediment samples from the deployment site, to inform the final anchoring specification for the WaveSub. MPS is developing the WaveSub device, which is due for deployment in 2016. The WaveSub aims to provide a […]