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Loch Linnhe: Seabed mapping using AUVs

Upper Loch Linnhe, where The Underwater Centre is situated, is a shallow-silled loch in northern Scotland. One of the larger lochs on the country’s west coast, the loch is approximately 15 kilometres long and ranges in depth from 0 to 150 metres. The mouth of the loch leads out to Loch Linnhe at the Corran […]

Offshore Windfarm Product Testing Proves Successful

Tekmar Energy, which supplies cable protection systems (CPS) to the offshore windfarm industry, has successfully carried out a full-scale demonstration of its products with us at The Underwater Centre in Fort William. Key for future offshore windfarm projects The objective of the demonstration was to prove the ability to rapidly and reliably remove a CPS without […]

Testing New Subsea Technology in an Offshore Environment – Inshore

As the extraction of oil and gas becomes more challenging, the UK energy industry will become increasingly reliant on engineers and developers to advance the subsea equipment used, from exploration to production. Testing and proving of new technology for the subsea sector is ever more key to the successful future of the industry. Rising to […]