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Offshore

How Single Point Mooring (SPM) Offshore Operation Works?

Single point mooring (SPM) is a floating buoy/jetty anchored offshore to allow handling of liquid cargo such as petroleum products. It serves as a link between the shore-facilities and the tankers for loading or off-loading liquid and gas cargo. Find out how SPM works in the article inside.

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Offshore

The World’s Largest Wave Farm

Scottish marine engineering corporation Aquamarine Power is coming up a never-seen-before wave farm module in the high seas off the Lewis coast in the North-western Scottish province. Once operational, the wave energy farm is expected to power nearly 30,000 households at a maximum energy capacitance of 40 mega watts.

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Offshore

The Aguçadoura Wave Farm – The World’s First Wave Farm

The Aguçadoura wave farm – the first of its kind- was put into operation in the high seas near the Portuguese city of Porto in the year 2008. The world’s first wave farm was the result of a pioneering effort between Pelamis, the British engineering giant, Enersis, a Portuguese company specialising in alternate energy development and an Australian company Babcock and Brown that provided the required substructure for the WEC.

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