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  • 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 […]

  • 22 March 2016

    Subsea technology company Sonardyne International has made available to hire its new deep water hydrostatic pressure testing chamber. Located at its headquarters in Yateley, 40 miles south-west of London, the facility is now open to third party companies and organisations to test the integrity of their underwater components and instruments by simulating water depths up to […]

  • 9 February 2006

    Two days after the in-port race, the Ericsson Volvo Ocean Racing Team sailed offshore for a couple of days to test their new steel rams controlling their canting keel and to get back into

  • 9 February 2011

    One of APL’s container carriers will be equipped with a seawater scrubber, an air pollution-reduction device. It will be used when the ship is calling ports in the Southern California. The USD 3.4 million project is co-sponsored by the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. The project is expected to span 36 months.

  • 8 April 2015

    There is a lot to write on the role of the Dutch industry concerning the development of offshore wind, both nationally and internationally. However, when it comes to floating wind turbines the list of company names is significantly shorter. With relatively shallow waters it is currently more efficient to install wind turbines on fixed foundations […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has conducted large scale field testing of the Mini Robotic Submersible Dredge (MRSD) in Virginia. The Subdredge, designed and manufactured by EDDY Pump Corporation, is the latest dredge being added to the US Military’s tool chest. During testing, there was a real dredging project near the test site. Instead […]

  • 12 December 2018

    Boskalis has completed the trials of Trenchformer cable trencher on board the Ndurance cable laying/multi purpose vessel at Alexiahaven, the Netherlands. Ndurance performed a number of trials of the Trenchformer, intended for use on a wide range of soils and cab types. Besides working together with a cable laying vessel, the Trenchformer can also operate as a stand-alone spread. The Ndurance […]

  • 22 November 2019
    Research & Development, Technology

    The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) is looking for a Performance Test Engineer to deliver its services into collaborative R&D projects, focussed on marine energy device testing and performance assessment. Based in Orkney, this is a full-time post for a fixed term of 2 years. The Performance Test Engineer should have well-developed critical, numerical and […]

  • 7 April 2014

    Atlantis Resources has reached an agreement with Dongfang Electrical Machinery Co for onshore tidal turbine testing in Hangzhou in China. It is intended that the testing programme will be carried out prior to the deployment, later this year, of the Group’s 1MW AR1000 turbine at an offshore demonstration project in Zhejiang Province, developed by the […]

  • 11 April 2016

    Damen Dredging Equipment has delivered dredge pumps and valves, fitted on the remote operated deep sea mining vehicles, which will be deployed on Nautilus Minerals’ Solwara 1 project offshore Papua New Guinea. The UK-based company, Soil Machine Dynamics (SMD), designed and built three Seafloor Production Tools (SPTs) for the project. The first machine, the Auxiliary Cutter, has been fitted […]

  • 27 September 2016

    Oilfield services company Schlumberger has released the GeoTesting geology-based well test design and interpretation service at the 2016 SPE (Society of Petroleum Engineers) Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition in Dubai. The company said on Tuesday that GeoTesting services, which will be built in the Petrel E&P software platform, would maximize the value of well tests […]

  • 21 December 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The construction of the maritime research center in the Belgian port of Ostend will begin early in 2017.

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading provider of innovative products, solutions and services, is today inaugurating its new test facility for future propulsion products and technology. The Wärtsilä Propulsion Test Centre has been established and funded by Wärtsilä with strong support from VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, who will provide the resources to operate the […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    Prysmian Group has completed the HVDC test on the submarine interconnector COBRAcable that links The Netherlands and Denmark. The announcement took place during the COBRAcable link’s official inauguration event, simultaneously held in Eemshaven (NL) and Endrup (DK). Prysmian had secured this project in February 2016 with a contract awarded by TenneT TSO and Energinet SOV, […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    Nautricity has secured a grid connected tidal test berth at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), following successful sea trials at EMEC’s non-grid connected site last year. In 2014, Nautricity tested its CoRMaT tidal energy converter and Hydrobuoy mooring system at EMEC’s Shapinsay Sound test site gaining experience of operating in real sea conditions. The […]

  • 7 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The construction of the floating platform that will be used to test in-river and ocean tidal devices at the SEENEOH test site has begun.

  • 7 October 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Your browser does not support HTML5 video. Stonehenge Metals has recently concluded the ocean testing of the fully assembled Protean wave energy converter at Coogee Beach, Western Australia. The testing showed that the Protean WEC functioned as anticipated and that it was responsive to wave motion even in very low wave height conditions. The full […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Kawasaki Heavy Industries has completed a verification test for an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) in UK waters. An AUV is capable of autonomously assessing and acting according to its surrounding conditions and circumstances while carrying out preassigned missions. The AUV verification test was carried out at The Underwater Centre, a marine testing and training facility […]

  • 18 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    IKM Testing Australia, a services provider to the oil and gas industry, has been awarded a contract for the 2017 Montara shutdown by Thailand’s PTT Exploration and Production (PTTEP).   The contract, announced by IKM on Tuesday, is for the N2 testing and flange management services. The PTTEP-operated Montara oil and gas field, discovered in 1998, […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    The Basque Energy Agency (Ente Vasco de la Energía; EVE) will financially support demonstration and validation of emerging marine energy technologies with EUR 2.5 million. Specifically, subsidies will be made available for pilot projects demonstrating and validating full scale, or almost full scale, prototypes of wave energy converters, floating wind platforms, and offshore wind turbines. Funding also covers prototypes of […]

  • 7 October 2011

      The Maritime Administration, along with the Maritime Environmental Resource Center and Maryland Port Administration, has dedicated a new facility to study the effectiveness of technology to treat invasive species in ballast water. The Mobile Test Platform is a retrofitted barge that will allow ballast water treatment systems to be evaluated in a natural setting […]

  • 15 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Researchers from Deltares, TNO and Utrecht University have developed a new method that uses standard Cone Penetration Testing (CPT) to quantify and predict coastal land subsidence caused by the compression of peat layers. This new application of existing technology can be used to determine and predict subsidence in coastal zones where subsurface information is currently […]