MPS, Hunger Hydraulic in WaveSub Equipment Supply Deal

Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company, has signed a contract with Hunger Hydraulic UK for the supply of hydraulic cylinders and seals for its WaveSub device.

Hunger Hydraulic is providing MPS with hydraulic cylinders for the WaveSub’ power take off system.

In addition, Hunger Hydraulic have the potential to provide MPS with cylinders for the full scale WaveSub and at commercial scale, the company noted.

MPS’ WaveSub project has been part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government, with MPS receiving a £2 million grant in October 2015.

Dr Gareth Stockman, co-founder and managing director of Marine Power Systems, said:

“After looking into a number of cylinder manufacturers, we are pleased to award this contract to Hunger Hydraulic. As experts in the field and with a proven track record, Hunger Hydraulic was the obvious choice for MPS. The company is able to supply the whole package of cylinders and seals, which work seamlessly together, are fit for purpose and have undergone robust trials and testing. We are looking forward to the delivery of the cylinders as we move towards building our award winning WaveSub device ahead of deployment at sea later this year.”

John Jarrett, managing director of Hunger Hydraulic UK, said:

“The importance of marine energy to future generations cannot be understated. Hunger is proud to be at the forefront of marine power technology and we are delighted to have this opportunity to work with Gareth and his highly skilled team at MPS in the development of this exciting and innovative wave energy device.”

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