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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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Maritime Industry Market Overview by SMM

Hamburg

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the world economy on its head. “The recession this year will likely be more severe, and recovery in 2021 will be slower than we anticipated two months ago,” says Gita Gopinath, chief economist at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). She believes the global economy will shrink by nearly 5 percent. The maritime industry will be hit especially

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Hacking4Oceans

Hacking4Oceans

Hacking for the Environment: Oceans and Hacking for Oceans, transformative courses hosted this past spring by the University of California-San Diego and the University of California-Santa Cruz, respectively, are the most recent installment in an international series of classes making waves in higher education. Conceived by Steve Blank, creator of the Lean Startup movement, and (retired) Army Colonels Joe Felter

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Free Access to Worldwide Topographic-Bathymetric Coverage

EBWBL global bathymetry

EMODnet now offers the EMODnet Bathymetry World Base Layer service (EBWBL). EBWBL provides the highest resolved topographic and bathymetric worldwide layout currently available, with land and sea integration matching the OpenStreetMap coastline representation. This new service provides fast and easy access to worldwide bathymetric information, enabling marine knowledge users, including industry, scientists, coastal managers, students and the general public, to

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COVID-19 Handbook

Swedish Club COVID 19 Handbook

The Swedish Club has launched its “COVID-19 Handbook,” offering clear, simple and practical advice to help both those at sea and those on shore to face the day-to-day challenges posed by the pandemic.  These challenges have caused the whole shipping industry to pull together and provide a quantity of high-quality and informed advice to those formulating policies in these new and difficult

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