Search results for: Autonomous Marine Systems

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  • 16 August 2019
    Technology

    Equinor and Autonomous Marine Systems Inc. (AMS) have launched the first-ever autonomous sailing platform for offshore wind surveys. The Datamaran is a 16-foot wind and solar-powered system which carries a LiDAR to collect data on wind and weather conditions at remote offshore wind lease areas. It underwent several years of testing and is now ready for commercial deployment […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC and MARIN have completed dynamic positioning (DP) assessment tests for an autonomous Service Operation Vessel (SOV) at MARIN’s basins in Wageningen, the Netherlands. The autonomous software will allow for the vessel, SOV T60-18, to carry out operations while under the supervision of the duty officer at the wheelhouse, according to IHC. “By improving […]

  • 24 July 2015
    R&D, Technology

    Following the completion of the initial phase, SeeByte, ASV and the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom have been awarded funding to carry out phase two of the Adaptive Autonomous Ocean Sampling Networks (AAOSN) SBRI call. The aim of the project is to reduce the complexity and frequency of operator input when supervising large […]

  • 27 March 2019
    Technology, Vessels

    Offshore service vessel Seazip 3 has performed the first-ever autonomous maneuvering trials in the Dutch North Sea as part of the Autonomous Shipping joint industry project. The fast crew supply (FCS) vessel was outfitted with collision avoidance technology and took part in 11 nautical scenarios on 19 and 20 March offshore Den Helder to determine how it would […]

  • 23 July 2013

    The 2013 RGS-IBG/NOC lecture will be given by Dr Russell Wynn, Head of Marine Geoscience at the National Oceanography Centre. Dr Russell Wynn will cover aspects of marine mapping from the deep sea to shallow water, and include geohazards and emerging technologies. The talk will also consider the impact of such mapping on seabirds and […]

  • 10 May 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Vessels

    A new joint industry project led by ASV Global is set to explore the technical, regulatory and societal issues of using autonomous surface vessels, integrated with existing manned shipping operations, to support offshore wind farm operations and maintenance.

  • 22 August 2011
    R&D, Technology

      Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. ,a leading wave energy technology company,announces the deployment for sea trials of a unique autonomous wave energy device, marking an important milestone in the expansion of the Company’s PowerBuoy product line. This latest deployment is an autonomous PowerBuoy® designed and manufactured by OPT under the US Navy’s Littoral Expeditionary Autonomous […]

  • 28 May 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    A new GBP 4 million cross-sector project is set to develop the world’s first fully autonomous robotic inspection and repair solution for offshore wind farms. The Innovate UK-funded MIMRee (Multi-Platform Inspection, Maintenance and Repair in Extreme Environments) is a two-year project bringing in expertise from the fields of robotics, non-destructive testing, artificial intelligence, space mission […]

  • 17 July 2015
    R&D, Technology

    SmartBuoy, an integrated marine data acquisition platform developed and operated by the Centre for Environment Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas, UK), is celebrating 30,000 cumulative days of deployment in its 15th year of operation. In addition to providing essential calibration and verification of satellite acquired marine data and ecosystem models, SmartBuoy is assisting the development […]

  • 1 April 2015
    R&D, Technology

    Dutch Marine Contractors has successfully completed the turnkey installation of a new LiDAR Buoy, manufactured by EOLOS, off the coast of Ijmuiden, the Netherlands.  EOLOS appointed Dutch Marine Contractors last year to fulfill their requirement of a turn-key Dutch contractor who could arrange transport, assembling, testing and the required paperwork as well as the installation of the LiDAR Buoy 40Nm […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    A consortium of five UK universities, working with 31 industrial and innovation partners, will deploy up to GBP 36 million of support to advance robotics and Artificial Intelligence technologies for the inspection, repair, maintenance and certification of offshore energy platforms and assets.

  • 1 November 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Vessels

    UK-based Automated Ships Ltd and Norway’s Kongsberg Maritime have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to build the world’s first unmanned and fully-automated vessel for offshore operations. In January 2017, Automated Ships Ltd will contract ‘Hrönn’, which will be designed and built in Norway in cooperation with Kongsberg, and will be in operation in 2018, the […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Technology

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (OPT) yesterday announced the deployment off New Jersey of its innovative autonomous wave energy device, marking an important milestone in the roll-out of the Company’s Autonomous PowerBuoy® (“APB”) product line. This latest deployment, 35 miles off the coast and in 43 meters of water depth, is in connection with a previously-announced […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Lloyd’s Register (LR) has released guidance notes for inspection with next-generation drone and unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The company said the new guidance approach supports industry in the safe and effective deployment of these systems that can significantly improve productivity gains through reducing risk exposure, survey times and in-service inspection costs of offshore, marine and onshore infrastructure. […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has signed a new contract with SeaRoc Group for the deployment of two SeaHub communication containers for its Hornsea Project One Offshore wind farm construction phase.

  • 30 August 2018
    Technology

    Bibby HydroMap has completed sea trials of DriX, an 8-metre Autonomous Unmanned Survey Vessel (AUSV) developed by iXblue, at the Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm off the North Wales. 

  • 9 May 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    SeaRoc Group has has deployed three communication containers on Walney Extension: on board the guard vessel patrolling the offshore construction site, at the Walney Extension construction base in Barrow-in-Furness, and at the substation in Heysham.

  • 27 November 2015
    R&D

    An interest group has been formed for an EU-funded project looking at technology to measure seabed scour, erosion and silting. The EXPOSURES project aims to establish a new marine information data collection system, which can be exploited for the benefit of commercial marine applications such as the measurement of scour around wind turbine foundations and the […]

  • 1 September 2011

      Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (“OPT” or “the Company”), a leading wave energy technology company, today announced that its PowerBuoy recently deployed off the coast of New Jersey successfully withstood the severe conditions experienced during Hurricane Irene. Deployed under the US Navy’s Littoral Expeditionary Autonomous PowerBuoy (LEAP) program, the PowerBuoy was in the direct path […]

  • 7 June 2011

    Liquid Robotics®, developer of the award-winning Wave Glider® self-powered hybrid sea-surface/underwater robotic vehicle, and cloud-based data service provider, has closed a Series D $22 million financing round led by VantagePoint Capital Partners, the company’s first institutional investor, together with participation by oilfield services provider Schlumberger. The company has additionally announced the appointment of Bill Vass, […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Technology

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. has deployed its PB40 PowerBuoy off the coast of New Jersey. The deployment is OPT’s first since late 2013 and is a critical step in its intensified efforts to commercialize its technology. The PB40 PowerBuoy weighs 130 tons, is 110 feet in length, operates in 45 meters or more of water, […]

  • 13 September 2019
    Vessels

    The service operations vessel (SOV) destined for the Merkur offshore wind farm has left the Crist shipyard in Poland. GE Renewable Energy contracted Bernhard Schulte Offshore to provide the newbuild vessel for the 396MW wind farm in July last year, after which the German company placed an order with Ulstein Verft. The NB 315 vessel will have an elevator […]

  • 14 March 2014

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. announced financial results for its Fiscal 2014 third quarter and the nine months ended January 31, 2014.

  • 14 September 2011

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (“OPT” or the “Company”) announced it will collaborate with Lockheed Martin in connection with OPT’s proposed commercial-scale wave power generation project at Reedsport, Oregon. Lockheed Martin will provide design, manufacturing, system integration and supply chain management expertise to enhance OPT’s PowerBuoy(R) technology. This builds on previous work conducted by Lockheed Martin […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    A consortium comprising of the R&D UK Centre of EDF Energy, UTEC, an Acteon company, and Partrac Ltd completed an offshore trial designed to assess the performance of a commercial Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) for mapping seabed bathymetry.

  • 25 October 2011
    R&D, Technology

      Kongsberg Maritime Ltd, the UK subsidiary of global marine technology company Kongsberg Maritime, has been awarded a contract with leading wave energy technology provider Aquamarine Power to carry out underwater noise assessments relating to its Oyster wave energy device. The Oyster device has been developed by Aquamarine Power to capture wave energy from near-shore […]