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Atlantis Completes Financial Close for MeyGen Project

Atlantis Completes Financial Close for MeyGen Project

Atlantis, owner of the world’s largest planned tidal stream energy project, MeyGen Limited (“MeyGen”), announces that all conditions have been satisfied under the terms of the funding package announced on 21 August 2014 to enable the drawdown of funding for the project. Financing to fully fund Phase 1A of the MeyGen project has now been […]

North Sea Energy Starts Bagpuss Site Survey

North Sea Energy Starts Bagpuss Site Survey

North Sea Energy Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary North Sea Energy (UK N02) Ltd. (NSE-2), has announced that the Bagpuss Site Survey has begun and should be completed in the next 7 days. The purpose of the survey is to collect high resolution digital seismic, soils data and a full range of environmental data that is required […]

Plexus Gets New Board Member

Plexus Gets New Board Member

Plexus Holdings PLC, owner of the proprietary POS-GRIP® friction-grip method of wellhead engineering has appointed Charles Edward Jones to the Board of Plexus as a Non-Executive Director with immediate effect. Jones’ role will include advising the Board in respect of interacting with US oil and gas operators and service companies, industry bodies, and regulators as […]

Subsea 7 Brings Back Two Directors

Subsea 7 Brings Back Two Directors

Subsea 7 S.A. has re-appointed (co-opted) Allen Stevens and Robert Long to the Company’s Board of Directors with immediate effect. The announcement comes further to an Extraordinary General Meeting of shareholders of the Company on Friday 12 September 2014, at which the Company’s Articles of Incorporation were revised. The revisions made to the Company’s Articles of […]

BMAPA, The Crown Estate Launch Marine Aggregate Dredging Review

BMAPA, The Crown Estate Launch Marine Aggregate Dredging Review

The British Marine Aggregate Producers Association (BMAPA) and The Crown Estate, have published a new ‘Fifteen-Year Review’ which provides a unique overview of the changes in the area of seabed licensed and dredged between 1998 and 2012, enabling greater understanding of the nation’s marine mineral dredging activity and more sustainable management over the long term. […]

Helmholtz Alliance ‘ROBEX’ Partners with Airbus DS Bremen

Helmholtz Alliance ‘ROBEX’ Partners with Airbus DS Bremen

Bringing together space and deep sea research is the goal of the Helmholtz Alliance “ROBEX  - Robotic Exploration of Extreme Environments”, which is coordinated at the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI). Since yesterday Airbus DS Bremen is associated partner of ROBEX and provides its expertise in space robotics  into […]

Tidal Lagoon Power Moves to New Premises

Tidal Lagoon Power Moves to New Premises

Having more than doubled its head office workforce in the past year, Tidal Lagoon Power moves into a new head office in Gloucester Docks. A team of forty full time employees will be joined by up to ninety-five colleagues from Atkins and Costain, two of the delivery partners helping to prepare the world’s first tidal […]

Germany, Japan Discuss Future Joint Research in Arctic

Germany, Japan Discuss Future Joint Research in Arctic

A delegation of leading Japanese polar scientists and governmental functionaries has met with scientists from the Alfred Wegener Institute and the Center for Marine Environmental Studies (MARUM) in the House of Science in Bremen. The delegation was led by Takashi Kiyoura, director of the office of Research Funding Administration, Science and Technology Policy Bureau, Ministry […]

RWE Dea Granted Two New Blocks Off Egypt

RWE Dea Granted Two New Blocks Off Egypt

RWE Dea has been awarded two new offshore concessions with operatorship by the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC). The concessions are located in the Gulf of Suez, where the company is producing oil as operator for more than 30 years. Dea will become operator of two new concessions in the Gulf of Suez. Dea will […]

SeeByte to Provide ‘SeeTrack’ for NOC’s Gliders

SeeByte to Provide ‘SeeTrack’ for NOC’s Gliders

SeeByte, a provider of smart software for unmanned maritime systems, has entered a collaboration with the National Oceanography Centre (NOC). The agreement will see SeeByte develop tools to help pilot a fleet of gliders. As a result of UK Robot and Autonomous Systems funding, the Marine Autonomous and Robotic Systems (MARS) group in NOC has recently […]







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