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Workshop on Electrification of Leisure Boats in Sweden and Norway

27 September 2021

On 26 August, Periscope partner Business Region Göteborg (BRG) hosted a digital workshop on establishing a common charging infrastructure for ​​leisure boats along the coast of West Sweden and Norwa…

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Workshop on future fuels

27 September 2021

On 14 September, Periscope partner Aarhus University hosted a hybrid workshop on the future of maritime fuels. In attendance were engineering firms, shipowners, classification societies, academics, …

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Future drone applications in the maritime sector

16 September 2021

Within the Periscope project, partner Aarhus University presented interim results on the future of drone applications in the maritime sector to a lively and interested audience.  It was explained wha…

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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge put spotlight on tidal energy

16 September 2021

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited Orkney in May to visit Periscope partner, the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in pursuit of solutions for tackling climate change and supporting the UK’…

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Electrification of recreational boats

16 September 2021

So far, the market for electric boats is small, but now the capacity of batteries is starting to become so good that the range of the electric boat is sufficient for most needs. The great demand and …

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OME (OxyMethylene Ether) as Tomorrow´s ship fuel

16 September 2021

The Periscope Network brought together industry, ports, shipping companies, engineers and researchers to discuss the feasibility of OME as a climate neutral fuel for the maritime sector. 

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MPs visit EMEC to see evidence of marine energy in action

16 September 2021

Members of the House of Commons Scottish Affairs Committee visited Orkney on Monday 28 June 2021 to visit the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) and gather further evidence on renewable energy in …

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Franco-Scottish research to drive floating wind and hydrogen in Europe

16 September 2021

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) and partners have delivered a report outlining a series of recommendations for the Scottish Government to facilitate research collaborations between Scottish…

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Magallanes reinstall ATIR tidal turbine at EMEC

26 April 2021

Periscope partner EMEC has welcomed Spanish tidal energy developer Magallanes Renovables back to its tidal test site at the Fall of Warness in Orkney, Scotland.

The successful reinstallation of M…

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A Vision for Vessel Decarbonisation Requires Input from Maritime Industry

22 April 2021

Periscope partner OREC and The Workboat Association are working with the UK’s Department for Transport (DfT) and the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) on the forthcoming Innovation…

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