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  • 1 December 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Marine Renewable Energy Collaborative (MRECo) plans to construct tidal energy test site in the Cape Cod Canal, Massachusetts. The news comes following the receipt of the government’s Seaport Economic Council Grant in the amount of $209,952. In addition to the grant funding, another $50,000 from other investments will be used to establish tidal energy […]

  • 4 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Last week, IAsia Communications Ltd conducted a test run for the Bangladesh’s undersea cable, reports bdnews24 news site. “It will be able to provide voice, data and video services simultaneously,” said Mirza Mohammad Helal, Chief Executive Officer of IAsia. “The country can expect the best service from us.” The undersea cable which connects Bangladesh to […]

  • 26 September 2010
    Equipment

    Engineers in Southwest Research Institute’s (SwRI) Mechanical Engineering Division have successfully tested a two-stage centrifugal compressor for offshore production. A test loop designed and built at SwRI was used to evaluate the compressor’s performance under wet gas conditions. The testing was conducted for a major energy producer. Compressors, in general, are designed for dry gas […]

  • 5 June 2020
    Business developments & projects

    European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has been selected by POM West Flanders to aid the development of the ‘Blue Accelerator’ test platform into an international hub for blue growth. Blue Accelerator is a maritime innovation and development platform, located approximately 500 meters from the eastern breakwater of Ostend, Belgium. Operated by POM West Flanders, the […]

  • 3 April 2015

    Litgas, part of the Lithuanian state-controlled Lietuvos Energija energy company group said that it has saved €5.2 million during testing of the Klaipeda LNG terminal.

  • 6 August 2013

    Cooper Energy Limited as Operator and 30% joint venture interest-holder of the Bargou Permit, offshore Tunisia advises that production testing of Hammamet West-3 commenced at 19:30 hours on Monday 5 August in Tunisia. The well is currently shut-in, with the next planned operation being opening up of the production test string for a clean-up flow. The “GSP […]

  • 17 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC has completed metallurgical testing as part of a definitive feasibility study (DFS) on the Toliara mineral sands project. The work was carried out on behalf of Base Resources Limited. IHC’s involvement since the pre-feasibility study has facilitated the development of a fit-for-purpose process, which will be used to extract three grades of ilmenite […]

  • 12 August 2008

    With three months to the start of the Vendee Globe, Mike Golding and Ecover 3 are looking forward to a two-boat testing period with Aviva and Dee Caffari. After a successful Artemis Challenge Race round the Isle of Wight this week, Mike Golding and the team are beginning a critical period in the development of […]

  • 28 September 2012

    CN has announced that it is testing two mainline diesel-electric locomotives fuelled principally by liquefied natural gas in revenue service in northern Alberta. Keith Creel, executive vice-president and chief operating officer, said: “CN launched this locomotive test to explore the use of natural gas as a potential alternative to conventional diesel fuel. This reflects CN’s […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    A portable Intervention Work Over Control System (IWOCS) deployment system developed by Caley Ocean Systems has been used to successfully test the manifold functions on four deepwater subsea manifolds post installation. Deployed from a vessel of opportunity, the IWOCS deployment system enabled the subsea in-situ testing and operation of all manifold mounted valves via the […]

  • 20 February 2013
    Research & Development

    Japan is set to collect power generation information from two offshore wind turbines, installed in different locations, in order to overcome technological barriers in this energy sector and use its offshore wind resources as an alternative to nuclear power, Bloomberg cites Masaharu Itoh, director of the new energy technology department of Japan’s New Energy and […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Storage

    Bremerhaven-based engineering specialist b.offshore has carried out Door Fan Tests on TenneT’s HelWin beta offshore converter platform in the German North Sea.

  • 29 August 2014

    Australia Pacific LNG successfully completed the hydro and pneumatic testing on its second LNG storage tank, a first for Curtis Island. Australia Pacific LNG’s two 160,000m3 storage tanks, which are designed to store the chilled LNG prior to being shipped, took a total of two months to test and complete. Page Maxson, Australia Pacific LNG […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sales Construzione s.p.a. has used Damen DOP on wire crane to mine sand from the sea and replenish Tuscan beach in the Gulf of Follonica, Italy. The Gulf of Follonica is situated on the Mediterranean coast. As the autumn and winter storms have resulted in heavy coastal erosion over the past few years, the narrowed […]

  • 13 September 2019
    Research & Development, Technology

    SSE Renewables is set to conclude decommissioning of the Hunterston National Offshore Wind Turbine Testing Facility in Scotland with the controlled felling of the remaining turbine. The original intention was to dismantle the components of the Siemens 6MW turbine by crane. However, a suitable method of safely dismantling the turbine by crane could not be […]

  • 13 September 2019
    Research & Development, Technology

    DOB-Academy has shared a video showing the removal of the Delft Offshore Turbine (DOT) as part of the Slip Joint Offshore Research project. The DOT unit was installed at Eneco’s Princess Amalia offshore wind farm (Prinses Amaliawindpark) in the Dutch North Sea in June 2018. The installation was conducted via a Slip Joint connection, which means the […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    FSUE Rosmorport plans to test an unmanned hopper barge in 2019, Vasily Strugov, Deputy General Director of Rosmorport, said at the 2nd Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress, organized by IAA PortNews. According to Strugov, the Rabochaya barge – with a hopper of 900m³ – is under construction at Onezhsky Shipbuilding, Ship Repair Yard (Onega Shipyard). The […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    NYK conducted a trial use of biofuel on its dry bulk carrier Frontier Sky after bunkering in Rotterdam.

  • 3 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Cowes Harbour Master Capt. Stuart McIntosh and Iain Roberts, Maritime Engineer at Atkins, attended at the recent physical modelling tests for the Cowes breakwater, carried out at the specialist Deltares hydrodynamic test centre in Delft, the Netherlands, on 20th March. They were joined throughout the three-day testing sequence by the chief designer responsible for the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Equipment

    The Marine Renewable Energy Collaborative (MRECo) has entered into an agreement with the Conte Fish Research Center to manage tidal testing in its large flumes in Turners Falls, Massachusetts. John Miller, Executive Director of MRECo, said: “We are very excited to be working with Conte to provide a standard two week test for in stream or tidal turbines, lowering […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Royal Navy’s specialist team of sailors is currently testing the motorboat called Hazard in Portsmouth Naval Base. It can act as the ‘mother ship’ to an assortment of hi-tech remote-controlled and robot submersibles. Collectively, they can search, hunt and finally destroy mines faster then the Royal Navy’s Sandown and Hunt-class ships, and have the added benefit of […]