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Collaboration Drives C2C Tidal Testing

Aberdeenshire-based tidal energy developer, Current2Current (C2C), has highlighted the collaboration as the key driver for the advancement of its tidal energy technology. The tidal device developed by C2C is currently undergoing several weeks of testing off west Scotland at The Underwater Centre in Fort William, one of the partners in the project. Click here for […]

Subsea Innovation Presents Cable Protection Cutting Tool

Subsea Innovation has completed the design, supply and live demonstration of a cable and cable protection system (CPS) cutting tool that can according to the company, remove a CPS without the need for divers. There were numerous offshore wind industry leaders in attendance – including sales partner Tekmar Energy Limited, DONG Energy, VBMS, Jan de Nul, […]

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 […]

Innovative Subsea Power Firm to Test Prototype in Fort William

“An Aberdeen technology firm has won a £1.2million Scottish Government grant to develop an innovative subsea power generation system. East Coast Oil and Gas Engineering (ECOG) has invested £3.9million in the autonomous electrical power technology which has been designed to reduce the cost of repairing or replacing umbilicals after all-too common power failures. The firm aims […]

Predator Dredger Proves Maximum Efficiency in Subsea Trials

Subsea Tooling Services (STS), an Aberdeen-shire based company offering a diverse range of subsea equipment, recently completed final tests of their new Predator Subsea Dredger at our open-water site in Fort William.  Watch video from the trial and read more about how the subsea tests were achieved. Proving the Predator Subsea Dredger Their main objective […]