Tag Archives: U.K.

Developed Countries Reduce CO2 With Less Fossil Fuel, More Efficiency

Efforts to cut emissions of carbon dioxide and tackle climate change in developed economies are beginning to pay off, according to research led by the Tyndall Centre at the University of East Anglia (UEA). The study suggests that policies supporting renewable energy and energy efficiency are helping to reduce emissions in 18 developed economies. The group of countries represents 28%

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Kreuz Subsea Hires its First Non-Executive Director

Global integrated subsea services business Kreuz Subsea has announced the appointment of Knut Eriksen as the board’s first independent non-executive director. Eriksen took up the advisory position on Dec. 1, 2018 and will support the business on a strategic level and help to identify future growth opportunities. Eriksen is an experienced leader in the field, having worked for more than

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New Company Offers ASV Technology and Autonomous Control Systems

L3 Technologies has acquired ASV Global, a USV and autonomous vessel control systems company. The acquisition enhances L3’s spectrum of unmanned maritime capabilities, including integrated anti-submarine warfare (ASW) solutions, future surface combatant unmanned off-board sensors, and integrated unmanned surface and undersea vessel (USV/UUV) operations. The new company will be known as L3 ASV. Based in Louisiana and the U.K., L3

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Wave Glider Mission Studies UK Zooplankton and Fish Populations

A state-of-the-art technique for mapping and counting schools of fish has been tested on an autonomous marine platform in the North Sea, offering a new method for collecting data on fish stocks. Cefas (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, UK) and Liquid Robotics have successfully deployed, tested and recovered a remotely piloted Wave Glider, which was adapted to allow scientists to

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Biomimetic Propulsion System Powers Record-Breaking Submarine

The IMarEST’s European International Submarine Races 2018, held July 3-13 at QinetiQ’s Ocean Basin in Gosport, U.K., have concluded, with the Canadian École de Technologie Supérieure team taking the winning trophy with their submarine, Omer 11, and breaking the world speed record. The runners-up came from universities in the Netherlands and the U.S. The overall winner of the eISR must

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