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New Book–Timor-Leste: From the Sea to the Mountains

Timor Leste From the Sea to the Mountains

“Timor-Leste: From the Sea to the Mountains” is a new book by Gerardo Ângelo that offers a comprehensive look at the nature of Timor-Leste and its outstanding biodiversity, underwater and on land. It includes photos of more than 900 marine species (fish, molluscs, crustaceans, corals, etc.) in their natural habitats in the waters of Timor-Leste, as well as more than 100

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Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre for New Fuels

Alfa Laval

As the marine industry races to slash greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre is taking a key role. The 2,800 m2 testing space–already equipped for today’s oil and gas fuels–has been readied for testing with biofuels. In coming years, the center will accumulate knowledge that is vital to a carbon-free future. Located in Aalborg, Denmark,

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Drones Improve Surveys

Naval architecture and marine engineering company Foreship Ltd. confirms that draught surveys employing drones improve the accuracy of readings, as well as the speed and safety of the survey process. Following successful trials, Foreship has added the method to its service offering. A draught survey is typically performed from a boat operated alongside the vessel. The boat, which may be

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In-Depth Interviews with Key Renewable Energy Players

OES Blue Economy report

The International Energy Agency’s Technology Collaboration program on Ocean Energy Systems (OES) has published in-depth interviews with six key players in the ocean energy sector. Ocean energy has made great strides in recent years, with projects now being built on a large scale and deployed under real sea conditions, an indicator of the shift of the sector toward industrialization. However, a supportive

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Deep Sea and Marine Research Exhibit in Frankfurt

Senckenberg Museum- Deep Sea. Photography- Marcus Sies

The Senckenberg Natural History Museum in Frankfurt am Main invites visitors to dive into the themes of “Deep Sea and Marine Research.” They will learn about technical challenges and fascinating forms of life. The immersive exhibition experience is the first part of a modular master plan, which was decided on in 2015 and is now being successively implemented. It envisages four large

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Open Call for Marine Renewable Energy Tech Testing

Billia Croo Wave Energy Test Site, Orkney

The fifth and final call for the EU-funded MaRINET2 project is now open.  The project offers free access to a world-leading network of testing and research infrastructures, including EMEC’s test sites. The call is open to offshore energy technology developers, including offshore wind, wave and tidal energy at full system, subsystem, component or sensor level. Following a simple application process,

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