Maritime

HEADLINES ARCHIVE

  • Peer inside a Category 4 hurricane

    On September 22, 2022, an unmanned surface vehicle sailed into the path of Hurricane Fiona south of Bermuda, capturing video of the Category 4 storm.

  • Large VAWTs to loom offshore

    These new turbines sport two sets of blades, one stacked on top of the other and arranged to contra-rotate.

  • New ocean space surveillance system now operational

    The ocean space surveillance system for energy operators on the Norwegian and U.K. continental shelves is reportedly one of the world’s most advanced ocean space surveillance and vessel traffic management (VTMS) systems.

  • Video: Demo slated for wave energy array

    Marine Power Systems will demonstrate its multi-megawatt wave energy array at the European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney, Scotland.

  • FPT Industrial rides the new wave of hybridization at Cannes Yachting Festival 2022

    The company revealed the next step in its marine hybridization route and showcased a Guinness World Speed Record-holding diesel powerboat engine.

  • World’s largest wind farm enters operation

    The project features 165 turbines and a capacity of more than 1.3 GW to help power in excess of 1.4 million U.K. homes.

  • Green light for North America’s first freshwater-based wind facility

    The Supreme Court of Ohio has approved the permit to construct a freshwater offshore wind-powered electric-generation facility in Lake Erie.

  • Marine electric motors – engineering solutions together with Arnold Magnetic Technologies

    Today’s boat engines, gallon-for-gallon, emit more pollutants than vehicles on the road do. Many manufacturers of personal watercraft initially switched to outboard propulsion and are now looking to electric motors as the next step.

  • OceanOne robot gets name change following 1 km achievement

    Now aptly dubbed OceanOneK in honor of its 1 km achievement, the diving robot has been used to explore sunken ships, planes and even submarines, giving operators the sensation that they are also interacting with these deep-water destinations.

  • Starfish underwater robotic gripper designed for mine countermeasures, EOD

    The STARFISH, which was developed under the U.S. Navy’s Office of Naval Research (ONR) end-of-arm tooling (EOAT) project, can reportedly grasp and hold an assortment of objects.

  • Watch this robotic fish "eat" plastic

    The robot, when irradiated by light, flaps its fins and “swims” at 2.76 body lengths per second, according to its developers.

  • Video: Submarine-launched drone developed for surveillance, reconnaissance

    The submarine-launched drone relies on encrypted communications and cross-domain connectivity to quickly relay reconnaissance information to mission control.

  • Train to monitor protected species at offshore wind energy sites

    An expanded partnership between a Danish power developer and a New Jersey university provides new opportunities for education and employment in the wind sector.

  • Algorithms developed for tracking ships in harbors

    The Eindhoven team took visual footage of ships in ports throughout Turkey, Amsterdam and Rotterdam and applied their vessel recognition algorithms to the images, finding that ship identification reportedly improved when it was clear where water was located within an image.

  • Analytical method pegs marine microplastics

    The hybrid method can help render microplastics research more standardized and accessible.

  • Quadcopter drone features suction cup for adhering to marine life

    To mimic the remora fish, which also features a suction cup-like disc to attach to sharks, whales and other fish to conserve energy, the researchers designed the quadcopter using a series of layers, pumps and channels.

  • Video: New records set for climate change indicators in 2021

    Discover which four key climate change indicators set new records in 2021.

  • Video: Underwater robots deployed to harvest eDNA

    Ocean scientists from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute and the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have deployed long-range autonomous underwater vehicles equipped with environmental sample processors designed to autonomously harvest evidence of the marine life entering various ocean regions under examination.

  • Video: Revamp for marine energy development toolkit

    The updated open-source knowledge hub provides developers with the code needed to analyze how well their technology might perform in various ocean and river sites.

  • Underwater robot navigates busy New York harbor

    An underwater mapping robot developed by New Jersey’s Stevens Institute of Technology has completed a real-world trial in a busy New York harbor.

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