OceanWise has won a contract with the Port of Waterford to help with their aim to consolidate, manage and better share environmental data collected by a diverse range of environmental sensors across their port jurisdiction.
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With an aim to radically reduce the marine industry’s carbon footprint and overall emissions, Alfa Laval and Wallenius have announced their intent to form a new 50/50 joint venture. AlfaWall Oceanbird will focus on the development and realization of technology for fully wind-powered vessel propulsion.
Akselos SA has been commissioned by Shell and RWE to use the world’s most powerful structural simulation software, Integra®, to model the TetraSpar floating foundation demonstrator, which will be installed offshore Norway later this year.
Reign Maker, a drone and data services innovation company, announced the launch of Nixie, the world’s first drone-enabled water sampling and data collection system, designed to drastically increase sampling rates and accuracy while reducing the number of required field personnel and eliminating the dependence on marine vessels.
Invited by the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) to demonstrate the most modern hydro-oceanographic technologies during the celebrations marking the 100 years of existence of the international organization, iXblue demonstrated its DriX Unmanned Surface Vessel, in the presence of Prince Albert II of Monaco, Dr. Mathias Jonas, IHO Secretary-General, Mr. Laurent Kerléguer, Director General of the French Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service (Shom), and Amb. Peter Thomson, UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the Ocean.
SevenCs' new release of ENC Bathymetry Plotter, has been designed to assist Hydrographic Offices in the production of nautical charts. A key feature of the new software is the improvements in the generation of ENC contours and in selecting soundings. This helps to hugely reduce the manual workload required to develop ENCs.