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  • 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, […]

  • 4 March 2019

    Third MaRINET2 call will see 36 offshore renewable energy developers benefit from €1.2 million worth of free lab, tank and open-sea testing. The third call has granted over 650 days of testing time, bringing the total time allocated by MaRINET2 test centres to more than 1700 days, or nearly 250 weeks. Since 2017, the project […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Research & Development

    Results of a project testing vibratory method of pile driving have shown the method generates less noise and is up to ten times faster, compared to the impact hammering. The project, carried out by RWE Innogy, Bilfinger Offshore, DONG Energy, EnBW, E.ON and Vattenfall under the Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator programme, involved a comparison of the conventional method of impact hammering with […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    GKinetic Energy has received close to €100,000 from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) to carry out further optimization and testing of its tidal technology this summer.

  • 11 August 2016
    Research & Development, Technology

    Norway-based hydropower developer, Tidetec, will display its prototype tidal energy device this week ahead of the announced real sea testing.

  • 22 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Atmocean, a US-based wave energy developer, will conduct the third wave tank trial of its wave energy system late in August at Texas A&M University.

  • 12 May 2017

    Caterpillar Marine unveiled a liquefied natural gas (LNG) test bed for gas-fuelled engines at its facility in Kiel.

  • 11 February 2015
    Authorities & Government, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The proposed Ocean Energy Test Bed will be used for the purposes of testing, demonstrating and validation of renewable energy devices and marine environmental sensors and technologies. The Marine Institute, in collaboration with Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), the Hydraulics and Maritime Research Centre (UCC) and SmartBay Ireland received the funds in the amount […]

  • 17 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    JFD has acquired Ansti Test Systems – designer and manufacturer of test facilities for performance measurement of underwater breathing apparatus. Ansti Test Systems provides turnkey packages which utilise computerised data acquisition techniques to display the performance of breathing apparatus under test, in real time. The systems can be configured to meet requirements for any diving […]

  • 15 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Swedish tidal energy developer Minesto is looking for test facility and test personnel for a combined test of subsystem components of its Deep Green tidal technology.

  • 9 July 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    Fabrication has been completed on the operational model of the Subhub at Pentland Precision Engineering, allowing QED Naval to begin the pre-testing setup of the device. The Subhub is a foundation structure for wave and tidal turbines, which commissions, tests, transports, installs, and secures a mini array of wave and tidal turbines to the seabed. […]

  • 19 February 2016
    Research & Development, Technology

    Coatings manufacturer Whitford is working with the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) to test various high-performance coatings within the harsh oceanic conditions in Orkney. The long-term project will analyse existing and developmental coating products to assess their suitability for applications within the marine renewables industry, as well as for other offshore industries such as offshore […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Research & Development, Technology

    Swedish wave energy developer, CorPower Ocean, has signed up to test its resonant wave energy converter at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC). The announcement follows CorPower’s success in Wave Energy Scotland’s (WES) power-take-off (PTO) call that, combined with funding from KIC InnoEnergy and the Swedish Energy Agency, completes a €6.5 million Stage 3 funding […]

  • 20 October 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    Wello has started testing its wave energy converter prototype Penguin II at Plocan Test Site, off Gran Canaria north-east coast.  The 1/5 scale device arrived to Taliarte harbour in August and was assembled during September to prepare it for the sea trials. The tests are expected to last three months, although the duration might be modified following the obtained results. […]

  • 4 August 2016

    Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company, has recently conducted scaled tank testing of its WaveSub device. The tank scale power-take-off systems have been developed in collaboration with the University of Bath. In addition to validating MPS’ computational simulations, the test programme has been supported by two Plymouth University post-graduate students as part of their MSc […]

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

    Aberdeenshire-based tidal energy developer, Current2Current (C2C), has completed the testing of its tidal energy device.

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    The open sea testing activities for the OCEANIC Project have begun at the bimep test site, off Armintza, Spain.

  • 22 November 2011

    All AREVA M5000 5 Megawatt offshore wind turbines are tested from now on in the new full load test bench in Bremerhaven (Germany) to deliver a 100% quality product to the next offshore sites. The test bench offers the possibility to check the functionality under nominal load conditions and is a tool for the qualification […]

  • 26 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Engineers working on the development of Bourne Tidal Test Site (BTTS) in Massachusetts have been field testing a simulation of the data acquisition system that will be installed on the actual tidal turbine test structure.

  • 16 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    As progress continues to be made in restoring America’s Everglades, an incremental water operations field test has been initiated to take a deeper look at what operational refinements are possible to provide additional ecological benefits to the Everglades ecosystem. “This field test is an important step towards our comprehensive restoration effort as it delivers much-needed […]