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Next generation of the wave glider

Next generation of the wave glider

Sep 20, 2017 United States
Liquid Robotics has announced the next generation of the Wave Glider with advancements to the platform's operational range, and performance for missions in high sea states and high latitudes.
Underwater energy transfer

Underwater energy transfer

Sep 11, 2017 United States
The Navy is developing ways to recharge underwater unmanned vehicles using undersea wireless technology.
Deployment of patented rigid sail and solar power system

Deployment of patented rigid sail and solar power system

Aug 31, 2017 6 Japan
Aquarius MRE is an advanced integrated system of rigid sails, marine-grade solar panels, energy storage modules and marine computers that will enable ships to tap into renewable energy by harnessing the power provided by the wind and sun.
Energy Independent Electric Boats and Ships Lead the Way

Energy Independent Electric Boats and Ships Lead the Way

Aug 15, 2017 Worldwide
There is more energy to harvest at sea. True, water craft have stronger resistance to overcome but on balance, it means that energy independent electric boats are more common than their equivalents on land or in the air and they have lessons for both.
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Route to Energy Independent Electric Boats and Ships

Route to Energy Independent Electric Boats and Ships

Aug 14, 2017 Worldwide
This article charts the development of water vehicles towards energy independence.
Ship energy independence from multimode energy harvesting

Ship energy independence from multimode energy harvesting

Aug 9, 2017
It is now becoming clear that the appalling emissions from ships that cause global warming and local injuries can be virtually eliminated.
New robot speeds sampling of ocean's biogeochemistry and health

New robot speeds sampling of ocean's biogeochemistry and health

Aug 4, 2017 United States
The world's first underwater vehicle designed specifically to collect both biological and chemical samples from the ocean water column successfully completed sea trials.
World's first Fast Displacement with hybrid propulsion

World's first Fast Displacement with hybrid propulsion

Jul 5, 2017 1 Netherlands
Heesen Yachts has announced that the world's first Fast Displacement motor yacht equipped with hybrid propulsion was delivered to her owner in international waters.
Ocean Phoenix 360

Ocean Phoenix 360

Jul 4, 2017 France
Ocean Phoenix 360 is a truly unique giant factory-ship capable of eradicating the millions of tons of plastic waste that have accumulated in the North Pacific and other Oceans around the world.
Hybrid ferry improves efficiency and protects the environment

Hybrid ferry improves efficiency and protects the environment

Jun 29, 2017 Finland
Finland's first hybrid ferry is a vessel full of state-of-the-art technology. Elektra is also Finland's biggest road ferry. With its length of almost 98 meters and width of 16 meters, it can carry up to 90 cars at a time.
Launch of the Solecat 12 in New Zealand

Launch of the Solecat 12 in New Zealand

Jun 22, 2017 New Zealand
Together with their partner Naval DC, Soel Yachts puts their 11 years of solar electric naval architecture experience into the SoelCat 12, a fully sustainable vessel proven for saltwater operations.