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Cash Prize for Coastal Inundation Solutions

The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has launched a new marine innovation challenge, focused on identifying the causes and risks of coastal inundation and mitigating its effects. As part of the ADMIRALTY Marine Innovation Programme, the latest challenge invites participants to develop solutions that provide disaster relief agencies with a clear view of coastal inundation situations and support other groups to

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Framework to Evaluate Ocean Energy Tech

The IEA-OES has released “An International Evaluation and Guidance Framework for Ocean Energy Technology” to respond to a need to have a completely objective evaluation of how a technology performs against key criteria. The information required to carry out a fully objective, quantitative evaluation is not always available, especially at the early stages of the development process. This means that

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R&D for AI Ship Operation

Lean Marine is leading a research and development project to accelerate the technological development, realization and adoption of AI-powered ship operation support technology by ship crew and management. The Via Kaizen project is funded by the Swedish Transport Administration, Trafikverket, and is being coordinated by CIT Industriell Energi AB. Lean Marine and Molflow have been collaborating with academics from the

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4 Fleet Management Tech Predictions for 2021

By Devin Partida Technology is rapidly changing numerous industries, and the maritime sector is no exception. Here’s a look at four changes that are likely on the horizon for fleet management technology. 1. Artificial Intelligence Will Advance Artificial intelligence (AI) has reshaped processes in a wide range of industries. Maritime executives see the technology’s promise for their industry, too, although

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Kraken Completes Part of Seabed Mapping for OceanVision Project

Kraken

Kraken Robotics Inc. has recently completed its third offshore data acquisition and technology demonstration campaign as part of the $19 million OceanVision project. During this campaign, Kraken deployed its new SeaScout system which consists of Kraken’s KATFISH towed synthetic aperture sonar, the Tentacle winch and autonomous launch and recovery system (ALARS) to conduct ultrahigh-definition seabed imaging and mapping in Atlantic

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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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