Search results for: underwater-noise

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  • 3 September 2019
    Rules & Regulation

    The government wants to reduce underwater noise to protect the marine environment.

  • 23 June 2015

    Matt Simpson, a Member of the Institute of Acoustics with over fifteen years experience, has joined Baker Consultants as Senior Underwater Noise Consultant. Baker Consultants’ expanding Marine team carries out marine mammal monitoring and underwater noise mitigation work for a range of projects, including offshore wind farms such as Borkum Riffgrund 1 and Gode Wind […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Research & Development

    WavEC Offshore Renewables has recently launched the jUMP project, a joint action for underwater noise monitoring in Portuguese waters, with funding from National Fundo Azul. The project is coordinated by WavEC and brings together ten Portuguese partners: ISPA – Instituto Universitário, FCUL – Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, LNEC – Laboratório Nacional de […]

  • 18 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A study has been conducted in cooperation between Nord Stream, the Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI) and the Swedish Nature Protection Agency, in order to establish the underwater noise levels in the sea close to the Natura 2000 area at Norra Midsjöbanken, to the south of Gotland. Noise emanating from regular commercial maritime traffic as […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    The Marine Safety Framework Direcitve (MSFD) will soon require EU Member States to have strategies in place for monitoring and, where necessary, mitigating underwater noise. Kongsberg Maritime has designed and developed underwater monitoring systems, such as Seaglider, AMBS and RUNES. Seaglider is developed for continuous passive acoustic monitoring. Kongsberg Maritime’s Acoustic Monitoring Buoy System (AMBS) […]

  • 18 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    A study has been conducted in cooperation between Nord Stream, the Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI) and the Swedish Nature Protection Agency, in order to establish the underwater noise levels in the sea close to the Natura 2000 area at Norra Midsjöbanken, to the south of Gotland. Noise emanating from regular commercial maritime traffic as […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Technology

    ABPmer has been contracted by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) to create a Geographical Information Systems (GIS) tool that generates data to map the distribution of man-made continuous underwater noise in the south marine plan areas. The outputs of the tool will improve the MMO’s understanding of underwater noise. They may also inform marine planning […]

  • 18 September 2012

    A study has been conducted in cooperation between Nord Stream, the Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI) and the Swedish Nature Protection Agency, in order to establish the underwater noise levels in the sea close to the Natura 2000 area at Norra Midsjöbanken, to the south of Gotland. Noise emanating from regular commercial maritime traffic as […]

  • 18 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    A study has been conducted in cooperation between Nord Stream, the Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI) and the Swedish Nature Protection Agency, in order to establish the underwater noise levels in the sea close to the Natura 2000 area at Norra Midsjöbanken, to the south of Gotland. Noise emanating from regular commercial maritime traffic as […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Technology

    ABPmer has been contracted by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) to create a Geographical Information Systems (GIS) tool that generates data to map the distribution of man-made continuous underwater noise in the south marine plan areas. The outputs of the tool will improve the MMO’s understanding of underwater noise. They may also inform marine planning […]

  • 18 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A study has been conducted in cooperation between Nord Stream, the Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI) and the Swedish Nature Protection Agency, in order to establish the underwater noise levels in the sea close to the Natura 2000 area at Norra Midsjöbanken, to the south of Gotland. Noise emanating from regular commercial maritime traffic as […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford and Baker Consultants recently hosted a workshop to discuss the issue of underwater noise pollution related to marine renewables at the tenth RenewableUK Wave and Tidal Conference. The aim of the workshop was to facilitate knowledge exchange between the industry, regulators and academics. Roger May from Marine Scotland opened the workshop by highlighting […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    The Centre for the Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) has teamed up with Marine Scotland Science and the University of Exeter to analyse underwater noise data from subsea sound recorders located around the UK coast. The results of the Defra-funded study have now been published in an article titled Underwater noise levels in UK […]

  • 13 March 2013

    HR Wallingford and Baker Consultants recently hosted a workshop to discuss the issue of underwater noise pollution related to marine renewables at the tenth RenewableUK Wave and Tidal Conference. The aim of the workshop was to facilitate knowledge exchange between the industry, regulators and academics.  Roger May from Marine Scotland opened the workshop by highlighting […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Suppressing harmful underwater noise in the Baltic Sea tops the agenda of the HELCOM Pressure group meeting, which is taking place from October 7-9, 2015 in Copenhagen. The occurrence of such abrupt sounds, challenging to measure, is planned for national reporting in a jointly agreed manner, and the register contributes to the overall task of […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Research & Development

    Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas has developed a voluntary notation intended to assist shipbuilders and operators reduce underwater noise radiating from ships. The comprehensive set of standards and measuring services is grouped as NR614 Underwater Radiated Noise (URN). It aims to control and limit the environmental impact on marine fauna of all self-propelled ships […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    International classification society Bureau Veritas has developed a voluntary notation intended to assist shipbuilders and operators reduce underwater noise radiating from ships. The comprehensive set of standards and measuring services is grouped as NR614 Underwater Radiated Noise (URN). It aims to control and limit the environmental impact on marine fauna of all self-propelled ships and […]

  • 20 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    In their meeting on 4-5 December 2013 the EU Marine Directors have approved the Marine Strategy Framework Directive document “Monitoring Guidance for Underwater Noise in European Seas” (Part I, II and III). The Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) requires European Member States (MS) to develop strategies for their marine waters that should lead to programmes […]

  • 5 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    HR Wallingford’s tool to investigate the impact of underwater noise on animals, the Hydro-Acoustic Model for Mitigation and Ecological Response (HAMMER), will soon have increased data to model the behaviour of animals. The Natural Environment Research Council in the UK is funding a four month project to collect data on the behaviour of European sea […]

  • 21 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    The Carbon Trust and Fistuca, in conjunction with industry partners (E.ON, EDPR, EnBW, Equinor, Ørsted, Shell, Sif, SSE, Van Oord, and Vattenfall) have completed offshore test of the Fistuca BLUE 25M hammer as part of the Offshore Wind Accelerator BLUE PILOT project. The offshore test was carried out on August 13, 2018, using Van Oord’s […]

  • 20 February 2019

    Vancouver Fraser Port Authority expands its EcoAction Program to encourage quieter ships.

  • 5 April 2013
    Environment, Technology

    HR Wallingford’s tool to investigate the impact of underwater noise on animals, the Hydro-Acoustic Model for Mitigation and Ecological Response (HAMMER), will soon have increased data to model the behaviour of animals. The Natural Environment Research Council in the UK is funding a four month project to collect data on the behaviour of European sea […]