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Floating Offshore Wind: a promising industry starting to rise in Europe

During FOWT 2017, floating offshore wind event held in Marseille, France, in which Open Ocean participated, WindEurope, an association which promotes the use of wind power in Europe, presented a promising statement about floating offshore wind in Europe.

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Update of Metocean Analytics database

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Australia area is now available in Metocean Analytics

Metocean Analytics now covers with new regional datasets a large area surrounding Australia, which includes New Caledonia, the south of Papua New Guinea and the south of Indonesia.

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Vindeby (1991-2017): decommission of the world’s first offshore wind farm

DONG Energy, Danish energy company with a strong profile in renewables, decided to decommission Vindeby Offshore Wind Farm after 26 years of service.

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DCNS Energies, forerunner in the marine renewable energy sector, has chosen Metocean Analytics for a worldwide analysis of metocean conditions.

Metocean Analytics was chosen by DCNS Energies, a brand-new subsidiary of the DCNS company, for the analysis of metocean historical conditions at numerous potential sites of interest around the world.

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Open Ocean on the crest of a wave: check out where you can meet us at upcoming offshore energy events

Open Ocean will be attending several offshore energy events over the next few months and we are looking forward to meet you there and present you our marine data intelligence tool: Metocean Analytics.
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Zeus Storm: strongest storm to hit France since 1999 with wind gusts up to 193 km/h

Photo by: Yann Madec 

Monday, March 06th, 2017, Zeus storm - named after the paramount god in Greek mythology - has landed on the west coast of France with wind gusts up to 193km/h, leaving two dead and 190.000 homes with no electricity.

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Open Ocean to present Metocean Analytics at Seanergy 2017

Seanergy Normandie 2017 will take place on March 22th-23th 2017 at Le Havre, France, and Open Ocean will be presenting Metocean Analytics, the first online offer for metocean study on-demand.

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Shell Offshore launches its first project in the Gulf of Mexico since 2015 with the ambitious Kaikias project

The final investment decision for starting a joint-project named Kaikias has been taken by Shell Offshore Inc., subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell, and MOEX North America, wholly owned subsidiary of Mistui Oil Exploration Co. 

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Snake-like robots: are we contemplating a safest future for subsea operations?

Snake-like robots are inspired by the stability and wave-like locomotion of serpents and it presents itself as a solution to allow mobility in challenging and unknown environments, such as deep-waters, remote mountains and even the human body. Offshore companies, such as Statoil and Kongsberg Maritime in Norway and CYC International in Singapore have been using these robots to improve the safety of subsea inspection and maintenance. 

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