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Fugro Part of Remote Sat Seafloor Mapping

Fugro is participating in an EU co-funded research and innovation project to develop a remote solution for global satellite-derived seafloor mapping. The three-year project, named “4S” (Satellite Seafloor Survey Suite), will develop an online cloud-based solution that will use highly automated Earth-observation algorithms and workflows to remotely map and monitor seafloor habitats, morphology and shallow-water bathymetry. Fugro will lead the

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Open Call for Renewable Energy Developers

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The EU-funded Ocean DEMO project has launched its second call.  The project has also awarded recommendations of support to 12 offshore renewable energy projects under its first call, which closed in July 2019. The high number of successful applicants shows the growing demand for, and readiness to, testing innovative offshore renewable technologies at sea. Funded by Interreg North-West Europe, Ocean

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EU Coastal Erosion Project Uses OSIL Data Buoy Platform

Ocean Scientific International Ltd. (OSIL) supplied a 1.2-m data buoy platform to the Orion joint research and development center for use as a real-time monitoring station on an EU-funded project managing coastal erosion. The Harmonized Coastal Corrosion Management Framework for Enhancing the Implementation of the Integrated Coastal Zone Management Protocol (HERMES) project required a platform with the ability to record

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Editorial: Ship Recycling Industry Needs More Global Options

In an annual editorial on the ship recycling business, Dr. Nikos Mikelis, non-executive director of cash buyer GMS, analyzes the European Union’s ship recycling regulation and reviews possible future improvements. He also discusses the role of the Hong Kong Convention and groups like the NGO Shipbreaking Platform in global recycling activity, as well as various legal developments in the industry.

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Wave Energy Converter and Smart Subsea Hub Installed

Finnish wave energy developer Wello Oy launched the next iteration of their Penguin wave energy converter (WEC) into the water in Tallinn, Estonia as part of the CEFOW (Clean Energy From Ocean Waves) project. The Penguin WEC2 will be towed to the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, Scotland, where it will be deployed alongside Wello’s original Penguin WEC.

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