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  • 17 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    UK-based subsea engineering specialist Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd (SMD) has successfully 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 […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first test run of the New Suez Canal was performed successfully on Saturday, July 25th, bringing this iconic project one step closer to completion. In total, six different size boxships successfully navigated the new waterway, proving its readiness for full-fledged operations. The trial run is an important milestone before the official inauguration of the New Canal, on Thursday, August 6, 2015. […]

  • 19 July 2011

    China has almost completed remodeling work on the Varyag, a defunct Soviet-era carrier it purchased from Ukraine in 1998 for a reported … (chosun) [mappress] Source: chosun, July 19, 2011;

  • 16 May 2016
    Research & Development, Technology

    Sandia National Laboratories has completed the testing of its advanced wave energy converter (WEC) system for the US Department of Energy (DOE) Wind and Water Power Technology Office.

  • 9 January 2014

    CPNL Engineering GmbH successfully completed a series of tests in the presence of customer NSW on January 6th in Nordenham Germany. The tests were conducted to provide sufficient evidence for taking the spreader beam and articulated pipes for cable joint activities offshore. It is the first time that CPNL engineered a product including German Lloyd […]

  • 27 September 2013

    Vestas will be the first customer of LORC Nacelle Testing when the indoor test centre for testing and trials of entire nacelles is finished by next summer.  “We are extremely pleased to announce the agreement with Vestas for testing various types of nacelles. It gives us great reassurance to have our first customer in the […]

  • 21 June 2012
    Research & Development, Technology

    Siemens and the utility company Allgäuer Überlandwerk (AÜW) in the city of Kempten, Germany, together with the RWTH university in Aachen and Kempten University, are testing a smart grid in the Allgäu village of Wildpoldsried. The joint project IRENE was launched in 2011 and will run for two years. A smart grid ensures that renewable […]

  • 14 November 2014

    The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) is testing a new anti-piracy software in two maritime operational centres in Kenya and the Seychelles. The software known as the Piracy, Maritime Awareness and Risks (PMAR) system provides a live picture of ship traffic activity, indicating current ship positions on a digital map. By combining data from a […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Port of Rotterdam Authority started testing autonomous navigation with a floating lab.

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dutch shipping company organised a launching ceremony for Gloucester Express – the fifth in a series of seven livestock carriers the company had ordered at China’s Cosco. The ceremony took place at the Cosco Shipyard in Guangdong on July 11. The vessel is due for delivery to the company later this year. The first four […]

  • 4 February 2015

    Intertek has invested £1.2 million ($1.8 M) expanding its centre of excellence for corrosion testing services in order to meet growing demand for asset life extension solutions in the oil and gas industry. The expansion, which has been driven by new contract awards worth around £1m, takes the total investment in the Manchester, UK, site […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    LORC has ordered a climatic chamber for its new test centre. In cooperation with the industrial partner FORCE Technology, LORC will establish a climatic chamber for exposure of structures and components to varying climatic conditions, primarily low and high temperatures, temperature cycles and corrosive environments. The climate chamber is being prepared for the testing of […]

  • 7 January 2014

    LORC took advantage of the unique infrastructure at Lindø Industrial Park. The main components have started arriving at the site for the Nacelle Testing facility which will be able to test wind turbines with total capacity of up to 10MW. Check out this video of what LORC Nacelle Testing facility will look like. [mappress] Offshore […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    The final phase of testing the Corpower WEC (wave energy conversion) technology is now completed and the project can now focus on full scale deployment activities. The project aims to industrialize a wave energy converter with five times higher energy density compared to existing technologies. The full scale prototype of the buoy is expected to […]

  • 29 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Ukrainian company NIBULON recently carried out experimental work to deepen the rocky bottom of the Dnipro River in Kamianske town (Dnipropetrovsk region). The works on the Dniprodzerzhynsk sluice gates were carried out with the help of dredger MYKOLAIVETS, built by NIBULON at its own shipbuilding and repair yard. According to General Director of NIBULON, Oleksiy […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    ORE Catapult’s open access dry dock testing facilities which include a simulated seabed and still water tanks provides a flexible and controlled onshore saltwater location for all stages of technology development. ORE Catapult works with subsea companies for subsea testing, demonstration and factory acceptance trials to de-risk and prove reliability of new devices. Typical projects […]

  • 17 August 2018
    Project & Tenders

    DTU Wind Energy has opened tenders for the lease of the four new test stands at the Østerild and Høvsøre wind turbine test centers.

  • 22 April 2019

    The system was previously tested on two MOL vessels.

  • 11 May 2020
    Equipment, Technology

    NUI new hyperbaric test chambers have recently arrived at the manufacturing facility for assembly. The manufacturer Optime Subsea is preparing the two test chambers for a factory acceptance test (FAT) early June. After that, the two systems will go to Bergen for installation and site acceptance test (SAT). Both systems should be installed and operational […]

  • 25 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Total has awarded IKM Testing a contract for cleaning and preparation for the removal of existing platforms and associated subsea pipelines on the Tyra field offshore Denmark.

  • 24 April 2020
    Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    DTU Wind Energy has opened a tender for the lease of test stands at the Høvsøre test center for large wind turbines. The call for tenders is conducted as an open procedure and therefore only comprises one phase. The deadline for submitting applications is 28 May by 16:00 local time. In June 2018, the Danish […]

  • 23 January 2017

    Saudi Aramco’s underwater inspection robot, the Shallow Water Inspection and Monitoring Robot (SWIM-R), was recently field tested at the Ras Tanura West Pier with the help of the Marine Department. SWIM-R capabilities were validated by carrying out multiple inspection tasks on underwater pipelines. The robot performed visual inspection, marine-life cleaning, and ultrasonic thickness readings, as […]