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

    The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) is seeking to add a Senior Electrical Test Engineer to its team to assist with the delivery of testing services for wave and tidal generating devices at the Orkney testing center.

  • 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 […]

  • 31 October 2006

    A search and rescue operation has been staged on the River Thames to test the response of the emergency services. Maritime, shore and air units took part in the simulated sinking of a pleasure boat, with 100 people onboard, near Chelsea Harbour, west London.

  • 24 November 2014
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Ocean energy test sites spanning Europe, Asia, and North America have agreed to coordinate procedures and standards to ensure consistency in testing marine energy converters across the globe. Bringing together operational and planned test sites from around the world for the second time, the Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE) and the European Marine Energy […]

  • 14 March 2006

    New technology could reduce the costs of carbon dioxide capture substantially. Statoil

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

    AW-Energy’s WaveRoller power take-off (PTO) system has been tested at full scale at the WaveRoller Research Center in Järvenpää, Finland. According to AW-Energy, the grid-connected 350 kW PTO met electricity generation expectations throughout the power matrix. The Järvenpää Research Centre’s wave machine can generate up to 2 MW of input power, the company states, with […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Research & Development, Technology

    Tests on the 1:5 scaled NEMOS prototype running from July through October in Danish Limfjord have been completed. The company implemented the complex control strategies, the automatisation of the hole systems as well  as all components proved to be reliable. During the testing, funded by Danish Nissum Bredning, the prototype has verified the PTO efficiency of […]

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

    Mojo Maritime is testing its marine planning and risk optimisation tool called Mermaid prior to the planned launching at the end of October, 2015. Mermaid (Marine Economic Risk Management Aid) is an innovative software solution which simulates marine operations against historical weather and tidal data to support cost-savings through project optimization. According to Mojo Maritime, […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    The fully assembled workshop testing of the core energy conversion system components of the Protean™ Wave Energy Converter (WEC) has been concluded. Building on the success of the workshop testing, the Protean™ WEC technology program has now advanced to the ocean based or “wet” testing phase. Stonehenge MD, Bruce Lane said: “The successful conclusion of the workshop testing of the single […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Research & Development, Technology

    After months of accelerated reliability testing, CPNL Engineering announced today a successful completion of the dynamic tests with its articulated pipes at the University of Exeter, as part of the EU-funded MARINET research programme. CPNL applied for this programme in 2013 and was granted a period of 60 days. A total of 4 different test […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Research & Development

    Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings (TEPCO) has begun a seabed survey off the coast of Chiba Prefecture, Japan, to ascertain the bedrock structure of the seabed for a possible offshore wind farm.

  • 26 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The first test for the rolling gate of the new Panama Canal locks took place on June 23, 2015 at the Atlantic side. This progress marks yet another step forward toward the completion of the Canal Expansion Program. The Panama Canal gates have different dimensions depending on their location in the lock chamber. They are […]

  • 2 September 2008

    Electro-magnetic offshore survey provider OHM is preparing to cut back its operations by sub-letting one of its two survey ships after a lower than expected level of demand for its services. OHM – Offshore Hydrocarbon Mapping – said “difficult and testing” trading conditions have remained in effect since its first half in February this year, […]

  • 9 October 2007

    Emergency services are responding to a simulated collision between two ships off the coast of Essex and Suffolk in an exercise to test their performance. The Coastguard Agency is directing the exercise involving the ports of Harwich and Felixstowe.

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Delta Flume at Dutch-based research institute Deltares was the location last week for the first storm test on 47-year old asphalt taken from an original Dutch sea levee. Trials started on 10 July and are being conducted in the enormous flume – which is 300m long, 9.5m deep and 5m wide – to find […]

  • 3 March 2014

    Statoil and co-venturer ExxonMobil today announced the results from their first drill stem test in the Tanzania Block 2 offshore discoveries. The data acquired is important to reduce technical uncertainties in a possible future Tanzania offshore and LNG development. The Zafarani-2 operation tested two separate intervals and flowed at a maximum of 66 million standard […]

  • 20 May 2011

    The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) is opening new nursery testing grounds at its marine energy test facilities in Orkney.   By Alison Brown (edie) [mappress] Source: edie, May 20, 2011

  • 20 May 2011

    The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) is opening new nursery testing grounds at its marine energy test facilities in Orkney.   By Alison Brown (edie) [mappress] Source: edie, May 20, 2011

  • 21 March 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Leading deepwater rope manufacturer, Lankhorst Ropes Offshore Division has invested Euro 2M in a synthetic fibre rope test machine that, for the first time, will enable naval architects to run ‘what if’ scenarios to simulate the effects of storms and hurricanes on deepwater mooring lines. Located at Lankhorst Ropes’ fibre rope production facility in Portugal, […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The second Marine Renewables Infrastructure Network (MaRINET2) program, set up to accelerate the development of offshore renewable energy technologies, has been launched today in Dublin, Ireland.

  • 1 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The fuel tested on board MS Polarlys is palm-oil-free, the company noted.

  • 2 March 2016
    Project & Tenders

    Brazil’s oil company Petrobras has announced the start-up of the early production system in Sépia, the former Nordeste de Tupi area, in the pre-salt layer of the Santos Basin, offshore Brazil.  The operation was handled by the floating platform FPSO Cidade de São Vicente, which will produce around 20,000  barrels of oil per day during […]