Search results for: Aquaculture

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  • 15 February 2019
    R&D, Technology

    The OPEC project has found that it is technically feasible, but economic viability challenging, to combine certain marine energy devices with other activities such as aquaculture to reduce the costs of multi-use platforms at sea. OPEC (Offshore Platform for Energy Competitiveness) identified a number of deployment cases that would be most suitable for future investment, such […]

  • 6 September 2011

    Specialist in marine engineering, equipment and aquaculture, Gael Force Group, has launched its innovative SeaLimpet floating gravity-based… (middleeastevents) [mappress] Source: middleeastevents, September 06, 2011

  • 20 October 2015

    Wave Energy Scotland (WES), a subsidiary of Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), has announced a £720,000 partnership, which will demonstrate wave energy converters as a means of powering offshore aquaculture installations and potentially, remote island communities. Wave energy technology developer, Albatern, is behind the commercial demonstration and has teamed up with one of the world’s […]

  • 22 May 2014
    R&D, Technology

    MERMAID project, running under the European Union’s Ocean of Tomorrow program, aims to develop concepts for the next generation of offshore platforms which can be used for multiple purposes, including energy extraction, aquaculture and platform related transport. Researchers who are developing the project are studying various combinations of offshore energy and aquaculture systems comprised on […]

  • 5 August 2013

    A shellfish aquaculture study regarding co-location with offshore wind farms (OWFs) has recently been completed for the Shellfish Association of Great Britain (SAGB) by a Project Team led by Aquafish Solutions Ltd, according to TheFishSite. Originally developed by the Sea Fish Industry Authority and Deepdock Ltd., this Welsh EFF project was designed to investigate co-location […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Authorities, R&D

    Canadian College of the North Atlantic’s Wave Energy Research Centre (WERC) was one of six research projects highlighted during a presentation to more than 50 federal ministers and dignitaries on Parliament Hill on Monday.  The event was the fifth in a series of successful gatherings organized by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of […]

  • 22 June 2012

    TROPOS Second Ordinary Meeting took place in Edinburgh (Scotland) at the school of engineering at the King’s Building campus. More than thirty scientists and engineers from eight European countries and Taiwan met from June 11th – 13th for the second time no more than 4 months after TROPOS started. This exciting and innovative European project […]

  • 5 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Technology

    AN Inverness company specialising in marine engineering, equipment and aquaculture is in discussions with five firms interested in its…   (inverness-courier) [mappress] Source: inverness-courier, October 05, 2011

  • 17 July 2019
    R&D, Technology

    MaREI, the SFI Research Centre for Energy, Climate and Marine hosted by University College Cork, has been awarded EUR 9 million for the H2020 project MUSICA to build a pilot multi-use floating platform. The platform is described as a decarbonising one-stop shop for small islands, including their marine initiatives (Blue Growth) and ecosystems. MUSICA, which […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Crown Estate’s commitment to Scottish Islands has been reaffirmed in the UK Government Islands Framework, confirming the business’s key role in sectors such as wave and tidal energy and aquaculture. The UK Government Framework published today reaffirms that the seabed is a national asset and that there are benefits to managing its use in a […]

  • 17 April 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Kvaerner ASA has awarded Scana Offshore with a contract for the supply of mooring equipment for the Hywind Tampen floating offshore wind project in Norway. Scana Offshore will deliver 33 hull brackets, used to attach anchoring lines to the hulls on the project’s 11 turbines, and will provide ROV tools for possible replacement of the […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Authorities, Environment, R&D

    The European Parliament endorsed on April 17th a Directive for Maritime Spatial Planning which should help Member States develop plans to better coordinate the various activities that take place at sea, ensuring they are as efficient and sustainable as possible. In coastal and maritime areas, many activities compete for the same space and resources: fishing […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Offshore wind is among the top ocean‑based industries that have the potential to outperform the growth of the global economy as a whole by 2030, both in terms of value added and employment. This is according to “The Ocean Economy in 2030” report, published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on 27 April. The projections suggest […]

  • 15 February 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    The European Commission has selected two new projects for funding under the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) which will tackle the corrosion on offshore platforms and look into the development of multi-use offshore platforms. The first project, the North Sea Solutions for Innovation in Corrosion for Energy (NeSSIE), seeks to deliver new business and investment opportunities […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Authorities, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    A Belgian consortium of research institutions and companies has started a project to investigate if mussels could be grown on offshore wind farms.

  • 3 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    French marine construction and shipbuilding company, Neopolia Marine, will participate at this year’s Seawork to be held from 10th to 12th June in Southampton.  Based in the center of the French Marine Renewables Industry, Neopolia Marine brings together over 45 businesses and their know-how. From initial design, to complete engineering and naval architecture, Neopolia offers standard […]

  • 20 January 2012

    AWS Truepower has announced the official start of the H2OCEAN project at the Barcelona Science Park (PCB). The project, which is funded by the European Commission 7th Framework Programme, aims to develop an innovative design for an economically and environmentally sustainable multi-use open-sea platform to harvest offshore renewable power. The H2OCEAN platform will harvest wind […]

  • 17 May 2019

    The World Ocean Council (WOC) has joined the recently launched World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO) as its newest member. WOC brings together industries such as shipping, oil and gas, fisheries, aquaculture, tourism, renewable energy (wind, wave, tidal), ports, dredging, cables, as well as the maritime legal, financial and insurance communities, and others to address ocean sustainable […]

  • 31 December 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Estonian government has initiated a construction permit process for two more offshore wind projects in the Gulf of Riga, in addition to the 1GW project proposed by Eesti Energia. The government has started the construction permit procedure for a 380MW project proposed by Tuuletraal OÜ. The wind farm comprises up to 76 turbines in […]

  • 17 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The New Economics Foundation (NEF) will launch its 20-point action plan to revitalise the UK coast in Parliament this afternoon. Called the Blue New Deal, the action plan identifies 20 priorities and outlines measures that could support up to 160,000 additional jobs and create GBP 7.2 billion of additional income in coastal Local Authorities.  Marc Stears, Chief […]

  • 13 September 2012

    To make it through the crisis, Europe needs the contribution of all sectors of its economy. In a Communication on ‘Blue Growth’ adopted today, the European Commission presents promising indications for economic growth and employment prospects in the marine and maritime economy to help Europe’s economic recovery. These economic sectors provide jobs for 5.4 million […]

  • 4 October 2011

      Specialist in marine engineering, equipment and aquaculture, Gael Force Group, is celebrating after winning the best subsea industry service supply title at the Energy North awards in Inverness. The company won the award for the development of its innovative SeaLimpet floating gravity-based mooring device, designed for the subsea and renewables sectors. It recently announced […]

  • 4 March 2013

    A research group from the Faculty of Law at the University of Rostock, led by Professor Detlef Czybulka, is advising the Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) at the Alfred Wegener Institute in Bremerhaven on legal matters. It is a joint project on new territory ‒ development of fish breeding facilities. In Bremerhaven, […]

  • 22 May 2012

    SeaPlan and COMPASS hosted a presentation and discussion, led by scientists, resource managers, and ocean users who explored some of the latest developments in tradeoff analysis for coastal resource management. After introducing a science-based approach used in a just-completed pilot study off Massachusetts, the discussion considered how an ecosystem services approach can help managers and […]

  • 26 July 2013

    Bangor-On-Dee Anglers Association has raised concern over Burbo Bank expansion plans, as they could affect salmon migration, writes the Liverpool Daily Post. Dong Energy intends to expand its Burbo Bank wind farm, located in Liverpool Bay at the entrance to the River Mersey, which currently has 30 turbines, with additional 69 turbines. Secretary of Bangor-On-Dee […]

  • 14 September 2015

    Alastair Brown, Commercial Manager of Alnmaritec in Blyth, Northumberland, has announced his retirement at the end of his career. With a family background in engineering, Alastair followed in his father’s footsteps to become an engineer, starting his working life as an apprentice draughtsman with Vickers-Armstrong Shipbuilding and Swan Hunter Shipbuilders in Newcastle. When he joined […]